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The dive site '''Clifton Rocks''' is an inshore rocky reef in the Clifton area on the Atlantic seaboard of the [[Cape Peninsula]], near [[Cape Town]] in the [[Western Cape]] province of [[South Africa]]. This site includes '''Cleeve's Tunnel'''.
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The dive site '''Clifton Rocks''' is an inshore rocky reef in the Clifton area on the Atlantic seaboard of the [[Cape Peninsula]], near [[Cape Town]] in the [[Western Cape]] province of [[South Africa]].  
  
  
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===Position===
 
===Position===
*S33°56.346’ E018°22.222’ (North west corner of rocks)
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S33°56.346’ E018°22.222’ (North west corner of rocks)
*S33°56.448’ E018°22.371’ (Entry point)
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*S33°56.487’ E018°22.415’ (Parking area)
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S33°56.448’ E018°22.371’ (Entry point)
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S33°56.487’ E018°22.415’ (Parking area)
  
 
This site is in a Marine Protected Area (2004). A permit is required.
 
This site is in a Marine Protected Area (2004). A permit is required.
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===Marine life===
 
===Marine life===
 
Typical of the general area. Heavy kelp on rocks in gaps and on top of submerged rocks of shallow depth. The sea bamboo ''Ecklonia'' near the surface and the Split-fan kelp ''Laminaria'' in deeper water. There may be large numbers of bobtails on the sand, where they bury themselves and lie with only eyes exposed, until startled, when they dart off leaving a little cloud of ink.
 
Typical of the general area. Heavy kelp on rocks in gaps and on top of submerged rocks of shallow depth. The sea bamboo ''Ecklonia'' near the surface and the Split-fan kelp ''Laminaria'' in deeper water. There may be large numbers of bobtails on the sand, where they bury themselves and lie with only eyes exposed, until startled, when they dart off leaving a little cloud of ink.
 
 
===Features===
 
===Features===
 
Narrow gaps and swimthroughs, and a little enclosed inlet at the north western corner of the exposed rocks.
 
Narrow gaps and swimthroughs, and a little enclosed inlet at the north western corner of the exposed rocks.

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