Scuba diving in Cape Town

Creature Feature:  The Grumpy Rocksucker

Creature Feature: The Grumpy Rocksucker

Well-camouflaged and always grumpy looking, the Rocksucker is one of our favourite fish. They are such characters!   I’m not sure whether this has anything to do with their close resemblance to our beloved bulldog Bella, or whether it’s because they are so ugly, they’re cute… The Rocksucker (Chorisochismus dentex) is the largest of its […]

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How I became a Mermaid – Katia’s Story of Learning to Dive

How I became a Mermaid – Katia’s Story of Learning to Dive

I started diving only a few months ago and I’m already hooked! I must admit, at first I was very afraid to try this whole diving thing. Naturally, you think of the first thing all normal human beings think of: “but what about the sharks?!” Honestly – I’m one of those extremely naive people who are terribly afraid of […]

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Do your Open Water Diver Course with Indigo Scuba and Dive into Adventure!

Do your Open Water Diver Course with Indigo Scuba and Dive into Adventure!

Scuba diving is a wonderful sport that offers everything from heart pumping action to quiet relaxation. Whatever kind of experience you are looking for, an SSI (Scuba Schools International) scuba training programme at Indigo Scuba will best prepare you for a lifetime of adventure! Becoming an SSI Open Water Diver is the best way to […]

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This Weekend’s Dive Report: 10&11 March 2012

This Weekend’s Dive Report: 10&11 March 2012

We had three great dives at Steenbras Deep this weekend. On Saturday morning, we had excellent visibility – although about 5 metres on the pinnacles, visibility on the deeper part of the reef was 20 metres (and plus in some areas!).  Cold and clear in the deeper water! With the swells forecast to run in […]

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Our Latest Video – Diving at A-Frame

Our Latest Video – Diving at A-Frame

Johan and Abre dive at A-Frame in Simon’s Town (Cape Town) as part of their NAUI Scuba Diver Course with Indigo Scuba Diving Centre in Gordon’s Bay.  They were accompanied by John who is currently doing his Dive Masters course, Instructor Deon and camera-girl Kate. This is Johan’s qualifying dive. We’ve chosen “Somewhere Over the […]

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Winter Diving is Great!

Winter Diving is Great!

We’re really excited – winter seems to have arrived and that means we can look forward to diving in Simon’s Town again. Simon’s Town has a great variety of dive types – from the wrecks of Smitswinkel Bay; beautiful reefs such as Partridge Point, Outer Castle and Batsata Maze; the kelp forests of A-Frame and […]

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Diving Report – Summer 2010

Diving Report – Summer 2010

Summer diving in Cape Town waters this year has been extremely disappointing. What promised to be a great season just didn’t happen. We started off with some absolutely fantastic dives in Rooi Els from early to mid-December and although the South Easterly wind that usually brings clear water to the Western side of the Cape […]

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The Low Down on Cape Town Diving

The Low Down on Cape Town Diving

The waters of Cape Town are rich in marine life and offer year round diving for scuba divers of every level and preference – from haunting wrecks steeped in cultural history to glittering kelp forests that play host to a myriad colourful creatures. Cape Town diving takes place along the Western coast of the Cape […]

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