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The dive site '''York Shoal''' is an offshore rocky reef in the central part of False Bay, near [[Cape Town]] in the [[Western Cape]] province of [[South Africa]].
 
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Boat access only: the site is several kilometers offshore.
 
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Revision as of 20:49, 16 August 2010

The dive site York Shoal is an offshore rocky reef in the central part of False Bay, near Cape Town in the Western Cape province of South Africa.

Contents

Understand

Position

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


Name

The name "York Shoal" is marked on the nautical charts of the area.

Depth

Topography

Conditions

Get in

Boat access only: the site is several kilometers offshore.

The site is about (distance)km from the Miller's Point slipway, or (distance)km from Harbour Island in Gordon's Bay

See

Marine life

Photography

Suggested Routes

Stay safe

Hazards

The site is in an area known for the number of Great White sharks, and near a known feeding area for these apex predators.

Skills

Equipment

Back to Diving the Cape Peninsula and False Bay#False Bay Offshore

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