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The dive site '''Albatross Rock''' is an offshore rocky reef in the South Peninsula area on the Atlantic seaboard of the Cape Peninsula, near [[Cape Town]] in the [[Western Cape]] province of [[South Africa]].
 
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The name "Albatross Rock" is the name for this area used on the SAN charts.
  
 
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The site is only accessible by boat. It is about ?km from the launching site at Kommetjie, and ?km from [[Hout Bay]] harbour.  
 
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The dive site Albatross Rock is an offshore rocky reef in the South Peninsula area on the Atlantic seaboard of the Cape Peninsula, near Cape Town in the Western Cape province of South Africa.

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Understand

Position

Name

The name "Albatross Rock" is the name for this area used on the SAN charts.

Depth

Topography

Conditions

Get in

The site is only accessible by boat. It is about ?km from the launching site at Kommetjie, and ?km from Hout Bay harbour.

See

Marine life

Photography

Suggested Routes

Stay safe

Hazards

Skills

Equipment

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