Dive Sites

Dive Sites of Gordon’s Bay:  Pinnacle

Dive Sites of Gordon’s Bay: Pinnacle

Pinnacle is one of our favourite dive sites in Gordon’s Bay – fantastic for small critter spotting :D  Bring your camera – and your macro lense!  You will not be disappointed as here, you will find the greatest diversity and numbers of nudibranch out of all the dive sites in Cape Town – come see […]

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Dive Site Spotlight:  Cow and Calf, Gordon’s Bay

Dive Site Spotlight: Cow and Calf, Gordon’s Bay

Where:  Gordon’s Bay Average Depth: 8 m Maximum Depth: 16 m Entry Type: Boat Dive Site Description: When viewed from the coastal road above, especially at low tide, the two large pinnacles that form the main section of this reef resemble a mother whale (cow) and its calf – giving the site its name “Cow […]

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Gordon’s Bay Dive Site Spotlight: Rocky Bay

Gordon’s Bay Dive Site Spotlight: Rocky Bay

Where:  Gordon’s Bay Average Depth: 12 m Maximum Depth: 18 m Entry Type: Boat Dive Site description: This site gets its name from the small coastal resort on the cliffs above this site. It is quite a long reef, running parallel to the shore. Best dived when the sea is flat as swells hitting the […]

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Dive Site Spotlight:  Blousteen, Gordon’s Bay

Dive Site Spotlight: Blousteen, Gordon’s Bay

Average Depth: 10 m Maximum Depth: 18 m Entry Type: Boat Dive Site description: Blousteen is quite far from Harbour Island in Gordon’s Bay and takes 20 minutes to reach.  It is a really nice, sheltered dive site and as it is relatively shallow, dives are nice and long. It is close to the shore […]

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Dive Site Spotlight:  Drop Zone

Dive Site Spotlight: Drop Zone

We discovered Drop Zone last year.  It was at a time when the swells were hitting the Gordon’s Bay coastline head on, causing the shallower dives to be too surgy to dive. There had been some reefs we’d wanted to explore further from the coastline, so we took the opportunity to take the boat further […]

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Scuba Diving in Strand: Strand Reefs

Scuba Diving in Strand: Strand Reefs

In our quest to show divers the very best, most interesting and exciting reefs on the eastern side of False Bay, we’ve discovered a number of really amazing and different reefs offshore from the Strand. The first reef we discovered was The Flats, named for its location opposite the flats built along the Strand beachfront.  The […]

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Cape Town Dive Festival:  Dive Site – Partridge Point

Cape Town Dive Festival: Dive Site – Partridge Point

The fourth site we will be diving on both days of the Cape Town Dive Festival will be Partridge Point.  Launch time will be 13:50. This is a really stunning site and one of the best places in False Bay to dive with seals.  They are very inquisitive here and will follow you around as […]

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Scuba Diving Cow and Calf Dive Site: Gordon’s Bay, Cape Town

Scuba Diving Cow and Calf Dive Site: Gordon’s Bay, Cape Town

Location: Gordon’s Bay Average Depth: 8 m Maximum Depth: 15 m Entry Type: Boat dive Site description: This is a nice, relaxing dive and due to its depth you can enjoy 60 minutes exploring this beautiful site. Cow and Calf gets its name from the two largest parts of this reef which, when viewed from the […]

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Cape Town Dive Festival:  Dive Site – Friskies Pinnacle

Cape Town Dive Festival: Dive Site – Friskies Pinnacle

Friskies Pinnacle will be our third dive on both days of the Cape Town Dive Festival, launching from Seaforth Beach at 12:10. Friskies is one of a large group of reefs scattered around the area marked by the Roman Rock lighthouse. This is a newly explored and surveyed pinnacle, which has not been dived much […]

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Scuba Diving Pinnacle Dive Site: Gordon’s Bay, Cape Town

Scuba Diving Pinnacle Dive Site: Gordon’s Bay, Cape Town

Location: Gordon’s Bay Average Depth: 10 m Minimum Depth: 7 m Maximum Depth: 16 m Entry Type: Boat dive Site description: An extremely colourful dive site with lots to see.  Starting off close to a pinnacle which is usually exposed at low tide, we make our way along the coastline in the direction of Gordon’s […]

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