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 Cape Town

South Africa, Western Cape

English (Translate this text in English): Cape Town offers excellent diving oppertunity all year round, seeing that the peninsula has the Atlantic ocean on the one side (Better for diving during summer months) and the Indian ocean on the other side (better for winter dives).
Around the peninsula there are also many great diving reefs, wrecks, and underwater playgrounds.
The whole of the Cape Peninsula has been declared a Marine Protected Area, and fishing or collecting bait is completely prohebited. One should obtain a scuba permit from the local post office before entering the water as a SCUBA diver.
Being a nature reserve, the dive spots in the peninsula are in prestime condition, with abundant fish and plant life.
Dives around the cape will be remember by the magnificent kelp forests in which aquatic life is abundent.

Cape town diving has two distinctive sub-zones for diving,as it is situated on a peninsula the diving is either on the Atlantic or the Indian:
- Atlantic Seaboard
- False bay, Indian Ocean

This is an important factor as we dive different sides different months of the year,due to prevailing winds.This is important info as the temperature of the water differs by as much as 10°C from one side to the other.

English (Translate this text in English): Cape Town offers excellent diving oppertunity all year round, seeing that the peninsula has the Atlantic ocean on the one side (Better for diving during summer months) and the Indian ocean on the other side (better for winter dives).
Around the peninsula there are also many great diving reefs, wrecks, and underwater playgrounds.
The whole of the Cape Peninsula has been declared a Marine Protected Area, and fishing or collecting bait is completely prohebited. One should obtain a scuba permit from the local post office before entering the water as a SCUBA diver.
Being a nature reserve, the dive spots in the peninsula are in prestime condition, with abundant fish and plant life.
Dives around the cape will be remember by the magnificent kelp forests in which aquatic life is abundent.

Cape town diving has two distinctive sub-zones for diving,as it is situated on a peninsula the diving is either on the Atlantic or the Indian:
- Atlantic Seaboard
- False bay, Indian Ocean

This is an important factor as we dive different sides different months of the year,due to prevailing winds.This is important info as the temperature of the water differs by as much as 10°C from one side to the other.

Cape Town offers excellent diving oppertunity all year round, seeing that the peninsula has the Atlantic ocean on the one side (Better for diving during summer months) and the Indian ocean on the other side (better for winter dives).
Around the peninsula there are also many great diving reefs, wrecks, and underwater playgrounds.
The whole of the Cape Peninsula has been declared a Marine Protected Area, and fishing or collecting bait is completely prohebited. One should obtain a scuba permit from the local post office before entering the water as a SCUBA diver.
Being a nature reserve, the dive spots in the peninsula are in prestime condition, with abundant fish and plant life.
Dives around the cape will be remember by the magnificent kelp forests in which aquatic life is abundent.

Cape town diving has two distinctive sub-zones for diving,as it is situated on a peninsula the diving is either on the Atlantic or the Indian:
- Atlantic Seaboard
- False bay, Indian Ocean

This is an important factor as we dive different sides different months of the year,due to prevailing winds.This is important info as the temperature of the water differs by as much as 10°C from one side to the other.

English (Translate this text in English): Cape Town offers excellent diving oppertunity all year round, seeing that the peninsula has the Atlantic ocean on the one side (Better for diving during summer months) and the Indian ocean on the other side (better for winter dives).
Around the peninsula there are also many great diving reefs, wrecks, and underwater playgrounds.
The whole of the Cape Peninsula has been declared a Marine Protected Area, and fishing or collecting bait is completely prohebited. One should obtain a scuba permit from the local post office before entering the water as a SCUBA diver.
Being a nature reserve, the dive spots in the peninsula are in prestime condition, with abundant fish and plant life.
Dives around the cape will be remember by the magnificent kelp forests in which aquatic life is abundent.

Cape town diving has two distinctive sub-zones for diving,as it is situated on a peninsula the diving is either on the Atlantic or the Indian:
- Atlantic Seaboard
- False bay, Indian Ocean

This is an important factor as we dive different sides different months of the year,due to prevailing winds.This is important info as the temperature of the water differs by as much as 10°C from one side to the other.

English (Translate this text in English): Cape Town offers excellent diving oppertunity all year round, seeing that the peninsula has the Atlantic ocean on the one side (Better for diving during summer months) and the Indian ocean on the other side (better for winter dives).
Around the peninsula there are also many great diving reefs, wrecks, and underwater playgrounds.
The whole of the Cape Peninsula has been declared a Marine Protected Area, and fishing or collecting bait is completely prohebited. One should obtain a scuba permit from the local post office before entering the water as a SCUBA diver.
Being a nature reserve, the dive spots in the peninsula are in prestime condition, with abundant fish and plant life.
Dives around the cape will be remember by the magnificent kelp forests in which aquatic life is abundent.

Cape town diving has two distinctive sub-zones for diving,as it is situated on a peninsula the diving is either on the Atlantic or the Indian:
- Atlantic Seaboard
- False bay, Indian Ocean

This is an important factor as we dive different sides different months of the year,due to prevailing winds.This is important info as the temperature of the water differs by as much as 10°C from one side to the other.

English (Translate this text in English): Cape Town offers excellent diving oppertunity all year round, seeing that the peninsula has the Atlantic ocean on the one side (Better for diving during summer months) and the Indian ocean on the other side (better for winter dives).
Around the peninsula there are also many great diving reefs, wrecks, and underwater playgrounds.
The whole of the Cape Peninsula has been declared a Marine Protected Area, and fishing or collecting bait is completely prohebited. One should obtain a scuba permit from the local post office before entering the water as a SCUBA diver.
Being a nature reserve, the dive spots in the peninsula are in prestime condition, with abundant fish and plant life.
Dives around the cape will be remember by the magnificent kelp forests in which aquatic life is abundent.

Cape town diving has two distinctive sub-zones for diving,as it is situated on a peninsula the diving is either on the Atlantic or the Indian:
- Atlantic Seaboard
- False bay, Indian Ocean

This is an important factor as we dive different sides different months of the year,due to prevailing winds.This is important info as the temperature of the water differs by as much as 10°C from one side to the other.

English (Translate this text in English): Cape Town offers excellent diving oppertunity all year round, seeing that the peninsula has the Atlantic ocean on the one side (Better for diving during summer months) and the Indian ocean on the other side (better for winter dives).
Around the peninsula there are also many great diving reefs, wrecks, and underwater playgrounds.
The whole of the Cape Peninsula has been declared a Marine Protected Area, and fishing or collecting bait is completely prohebited. One should obtain a scuba permit from the local post office before entering the water as a SCUBA diver.
Being a nature reserve, the dive spots in the peninsula are in prestime condition, with abundant fish and plant life.
Dives around the cape will be remember by the magnificent kelp forests in which aquatic life is abundent.

Cape town diving has two distinctive sub-zones for diving,as it is situated on a peninsula the diving is either on the Atlantic or the Indian:
- Atlantic Seaboard
- False bay, Indian Ocean

This is an important factor as we dive different sides different months of the year,due to prevailing winds.This is important info as the temperature of the water differs by as much as 10°C from one side to the other.

English (Translate this text in English): Cape Town offers excellent diving oppertunity all year round, seeing that the peninsula has the Atlantic ocean on the one side (Better for diving during summer months) and the Indian ocean on the other side (better for winter dives).
Around the peninsula there are also many great diving reefs, wrecks, and underwater playgrounds.
The whole of the Cape Peninsula has been declared a Marine Protected Area, and fishing or collecting bait is completely prohebited. One should obtain a scuba permit from the local post office before entering the water as a SCUBA diver.
Being a nature reserve, the dive spots in the peninsula are in prestime condition, with abundant fish and plant life.
Dives around the cape will be remember by the magnificent kelp forests in which aquatic life is abundent.

Cape town diving has two distinctive sub-zones for diving,as it is situated on a peninsula the diving is either on the Atlantic or the Indian:
- Atlantic Seaboard
- False bay, Indian Ocean

This is an important factor as we dive different sides different months of the year,due to prevailing winds.This is important info as the temperature of the water differs by as much as 10°C from one side to the other.

English (Translate this text in English): Cape Town offers excellent diving oppertunity all year round, seeing that the peninsula has the Atlantic ocean on the one side (Better for diving during summer months) and the Indian ocean on the other side (better for winter dives).
Around the peninsula there are also many great diving reefs, wrecks, and underwater playgrounds.
The whole of the Cape Peninsula has been declared a Marine Protected Area, and fishing or collecting bait is completely prohebited. One should obtain a scuba permit from the local post office before entering the water as a SCUBA diver.
Being a nature reserve, the dive spots in the peninsula are in prestime condition, with abundant fish and plant life.
Dives around the cape will be remember by the magnificent kelp forests in which aquatic life is abundent.

Cape town diving has two distinctive sub-zones for diving,as it is situated on a peninsula the diving is either on the Atlantic or the Indian:
- Atlantic Seaboard
- False bay, Indian Ocean

This is an important factor as we dive different sides different months of the year,due to prevailing winds.This is important info as the temperature of the water differs by as much as 10°C from one side to the other.

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Seasons
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Climate
Air temp. 28-32°C
82°F
28-32°C
82°F
26-30°C
79°F
26-30°C
79°F
24-28°C
75°F
18-28°C
64°F
16-24°C
61°F
16-24°C
61°F
16-24°C
61°F
16-24°C
61°F
20-29°C
68°F
28-32°C
82°F
Water temp. 6-12°C
43°F
6-12°C
43°F
6-12°C
43°F
6-12°C
43°F
6-12°C
43°F
12-16°C
54°F
12-16°C
54°F
12-16°C
54°F
12-18°C
54°F
13-18°C
55°F
6-14°C
43°F
6-12°C
43°F
Equipment Traje húmedo 7mm Traje húmedo 7mm Traje húmedo 7mm Traje húmedo 7mm Traje húmedo 7mm Traje húmedo 5mm Traje húmedo 5mm Traje húmedo 5mm Traje húmedo 5mm Traje húmedo 5mm Traje húmedo 5mm Traje húmedo 7mm
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Dive sites

Dive sites (22)
Quality Avg depth Max depth Experience Dive type
A Frame 3 / -
5 m 12 m All divers
Antipolis Wreck 3 / 1
4 m 10 m CMAS * / OW
Blue Rock Quarry - / -
20 m 50 m All divers
Boulder's Rock - / -
6 m 10 m CMAS * / OW
Buffels Bay - / -
6 m 10 m All divers
Castle Rocks 4 / -
10 m 18 m All divers
Clan Stuart Wreck 3 / -
5 m 9 m All divers
Justins Caves 4 / 1
7 m 17 m All divers
Millers Point 3 / -
5 m 10 m All divers
Outer Castle - / -
20 m 24 m CMAS * / OW
Pyramid Rocks 4 / -
10 m 14 m CMAS ** / AOW
RMS Athens Wreck - / -
5.0 m 7.0 m CMAS * / OW
Sandy Cove 3 / 1
2 m 4 m All divers
Seal Island - / -
m 2 m CMAS * / OW
Star walls - / -
20 m 32 m CMAS ** / AOW
Strawberry Rocks 3 / -
8 m 15 m All divers
The Aster 3 / -
27 m 28 m CMAS ** / AOW
The Maori Wreck - / -
20.0 m 25.0 m CMAS ** / AOW
The Oakburn Wreck - / -
20.0 m 25.0 m CMAS * / OW
The Romelia Wreck - / -
12.0 m 25.0 m CMAS ** / AOW
Two Oceans Aquarium - / -
5 m 6 m All divers
Windmill Beach 5 / -
8 m 10 m All divers

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South Africa

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South Africa

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Klipvis avatar
Justins Caves
Por Klipvis
12 Dec 2010
- Duik na werk saam met Jaco Mooi skoon water tot mens deur die caves swem, verander na rooi murkey water. groot skool Hotties Sien vir Brad en Shaun na duik, van Mike Seleck se dae.
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Windmill Beach
Por NeilSlater
31 Dec 2009
OW Dive - After getting our weight / boyency sorted out on two previous short dives we entered the left hand shore, swam around and exited on the right hand shore. I saw a lot of different fishes, alone and in schools. I saw a pyjama shark, seal, crabfi
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Steen avatar
Justins Caves
Por Steen
16 Nov 2009
Justin's Cave -
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Windmill Beach
Por vheyn
1 Feb 2009
-
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Viaje: Cape Town I
Por Steen
De 14 Nov 2009 a 16 Nov 2009

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