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

Revision as of 06:48, 17 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.

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Understand

Position

  • S34°09'22" E018°35'35"
  • 13.7km bearing 077° magnetic from Miller's Point
  • 24.3km bearing 293° magnetic from Harbour Island
  • about 2 km SSE of Seal Island

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

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