Diving the Cape Peninsula and False Bay/Fish Hoek Reef
S34°08.28’ E018°26.70’ (approximately)
This site is in a Marine Protected Area (2009). A permit is required.
The name "Fish Hoek Reef " is a geographic discription.
Maximum depth is about 15m. Average depth is likely to be about 8m.
Geology: Sandstone reef probably of the Peninsula formation.
A long swim shore dive (about 550m) or a boat dive from Simon’s Town or Miller’s Point
No particular routes recommended.
Anyone considering doing this as a shore dive should be aware that Great White sharks have been seen cruising this area.
No special skills required.
A compass is recommended if this is done as a shore dive.