Simon’s Town diving

Creature Feature:  Variable Dorids

Creature Feature: Variable Dorids

Variable Dorids are not commonly found and occur only in False Bay to East London. However, there are some dive sites in Gordon’s Bay that are littered with Variable Dorids – so many of them, everywhere. You will also find them at some of the Cape Town dive sites such as Pyramid and Long Beach, but […]

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Divers Rate 2014 Cape Town Dive Festival a Huge Success

Divers Rate 2014 Cape Town Dive Festival a Huge Success

The second Cape Town Dive Festival, held at Seaforth Beach in Simon’s Town this past weekend saw divers from Cape Town and beyond exploring beautiful reefs in fantastic conditions both above and below the water. The aim of the two-day festival was to showcase Simon’s Town diving and with 10 dive operators (including Indigo Scuba) […]

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Weekend Dive Report: Brown and Blue

Weekend Dive Report: Brown and Blue

Despite having had reasonably good dives last week Tuesday, Thursday and Friday; the westerly wind on Friday threw a spanner in the works and put a halt to the good conditions predicted for the weekend. On Saturday morning a huge band of brown / red water surged its way into False Bay towards the Gordon’s […]

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Dive Site Spotlight:  Shark Alley, Simon’s Town

Dive Site Spotlight: Shark Alley, Simon’s Town

One of our favourite dive sites in Simon’s Town is Shark Alley.  Located between Millers Point and Castle Rock, this is an easy shore dive with a couple of entries to choose from. Named for its docile and inquisitive Sevengill Cowsharks, this is a very popular dive for both local and visiting divers.  The first […]

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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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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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Another great dive at Castle Rock!

Another great dive at Castle Rock!

Yesterday morning we met with some of our recently qualified Advanced Divers at Long Beach in Simon’s Town, and drove through to Castle Rock, where we had decided to dive. As it was still early in the morning (8 a.m.), there were very few scuba divers out and about. After kitting up alongside the road, […]

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