False Bay offers great 'all year round' diving, although in summer the visibility is sometimes poor due to South Eastern winds. However during winter, visibility reaches up to 25m with an average of about 12m. Water temperatures ranges from 13°C up to 21°C.
Wreck, seal & reef diving is all possible in False Bay. The reefs consist in general of big boulders covered with highly colorful sea fans, sponges,anemones and soft corals. The marine life is abundant, we have over 200 species of nudibranches!
On the reefs, fish like Roman, Hottentot, Dassie & Stump nose are common. In between the rocks & Gullies you'll find Lobster, Octopus, Cuttlefish, many small species of shark like shy sharks, Pyjama sharks, Cat sharks, Gully sharks and the elusive 7 Gill shark are encountered on a regular basis together with other interesting species of sea life.