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Latest revision as of 18:37, 30 November 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.

Understand[edit]

Position[edit]

  • S34°09.367' E018°35.583'
  • 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[edit]

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

Depth[edit]

Topography[edit]

Conditions[edit]

Get in[edit]

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

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Marine life[edit]

Photography[edit]

Suggested Routes[edit]

Stay safe[edit]

Hazards[edit]

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[edit]

Equipment[edit]

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