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Reef Scuba Diving Cape Town


Explore the beauty of Cape Town from an underwater perspective while scuba diving on pristine reefs in Marine Protected Environments around the peninsula. Dive with endemic animals including seals, dolphins, reef fish, small sharks, octopuses, and crabs and view the beautiful nudibranches, kelp forests, sponges and cold water corals up close.



Reef Scuba Diving Cape Town

Diving in and around Cape Town offers one a huge range of possibilities: from majestic kelp forests to cold-water coral gardens and deep reefs.

The Western Cape is the smallest complete floral kingdom in the world and this diversity is mirrored underwater with the unique positioning of the peninsula at the junction of two major ocean currents. False Bay has been recognised as a biodiversity hotspot due to the numbers of endemic animals living in these waters.

The shallower reefs are very colourful and are dominated by kelp forests with an understorey of delicate marine organisms. The deeper reefs host sea whips and fans, an abundance of reef fish, small sharks, octopuses, nudibranchs, crabs, sponges and cold water corals.

Many of our reefs allow you to do really good multi-level dives, with depths between 30m and 10m.

  • Location: Cape Town – South Africa
  • Max Depths: 12m – 35m
  • Water temp: 12 degrees C -18 degrees C
  • Water Visibility: 5m – 15m
  • Qualification: Open Water or above advised but snorkeling is possible

Please enquire for dive availability and send us your dive level certification details to tailor the best experiences.


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