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The dive site Maidstone Rock is an offshore rocky reef in the Seaforth area on the False Bay coast of the Cape Peninsula, near Cape Town in the Western Cape province of South Africa.
Access to this site is by boat, It is about 4.4km from the Miller's Point slipway.
The name "Maidstone Rock"is the name given the to the reef on the SA Navy charts.
The reef includes a row of grainite piinacles on moderate size.
Geology: Late Pre-cambrian granite from the Peninsula pluton.
The site is usually at it's best in winter but there are also occasional opportunities at other times of the year.
No site specific hazards are known.
No special skills required
No special equipment recommended.