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Slightly to the west of the north headland of [[Diving the Cape Peninsula and False Bay/Container Bay|Container Bay]].
 
Slightly to the west of the north headland of [[Diving the Cape Peninsula and False Bay/Container Bay|Container Bay]].
  
This site is not in a Marine Protected Area (2009). A permit is not required.
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The name "Mike's Point" is derived from the name of one of the divers who lived nearby and explored this area.
 
The name "Mike's Point" is derived from the name of one of the divers who lived nearby and explored this area.
  

Revision as of 08:33, 26 October 2010

The dive site Mike's Point is an inshore rocky reef in the Rooi-els area on the east side of False Bay, near Cape Town in the Western Cape province of South Africa.


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Understand

File:Map or aerial photo
Map (or aerial photo) of the site

Position

S33°18.75’ E018°48.72’ (estimated from chart)


Slightly to the west of the north headland of Container Bay.

This site is not in a Marine Protected Area. A permit is not required.

Name

The name "Mike's Point" is derived from the name of one of the divers who lived nearby and explored this area.

Depth

Maximum depth is about 20m.


Topography

Rugged ridges and gullies of sandstone.


Conditions

Facilities

None.

Get in

Easiest as a boat dive, though it is possible to do it as a shore dive from Container Bay.


See

Marine life

No records available. Probably similar to outer areas of Ankers and Coral gardens.


Photography

Routes

No particular route recommended.

Stay safe

Hazards

No site specific hazards known.

Skills

No special skills required.

Equipment

No special equipment recommended.

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