South Africa contains a diversity of dive sites to satisfy even the most seasoned diver.
Cape Town is especially unique in that this narrow peninsula is bordered by the Atlantic ocean on the Western coast, influenced by cold currents and Atlantic weather patterns; and the slightly warmer, more sheltered area of False Bay to the East. The diversity in marine life is vast; there are kelp forests, caves and wrecks aplenty and should the weather on one side of the Peninsula be unsuitable for a good dive, there is a very good chance that an alternative site can be found.
It is true that in Cape Town, you can experience 'four seasons in one day'.
The Atlantic ocean offers great diving, with visibility often exceeding 15-20m and is mainly dived in summer due to the weather conditions. On a typical Atlantic dive you’ll see kelp forests, seals and colourful soft corals. Often dolphins visit the dive sites and if you’re lucky, you will encounter the mysterious sunfish. Water temperatures are…Read More
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…Read More