Diving the Cape Peninsula and False Bay/Fish Hoek Reef

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The dive site Fish Hoek Reef is an offshore rocky reef in the Fish Hoek area on the False Bay coast of the Cape Peninsula, in Cape Town in the Western Cape province of South Africa.


Understand

Position

S34°08.28’ E018°26.70’ (approximately)


This site is in a Marine Protected Area (2009). A permit is required.

Name

The name "Fish Hoek Reef " is a geographic discription.

Depth

Maximum depth is about 15m. Average depth is likely to be about 8m.


Topography

Geology: Sandstone reef probably of the Peninsula formation.

Conditions

Facilities

None.

Get in

A long swim shore dive (about 550m) or a boat dive from Simon’s Town or Miller’s Point



See

Marine life

Photography

Routes

No particular routes recommended.

Stay safe

Hazards

Anyone considering doing this as a shore dive should be aware that Great White sharks have been seen cruising this area.

Skills

No special skills required.

Equipment

A compass is recommended if this is done as a shore dive.

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