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S33°18.75’ E018°48.72’ (estimated from chart)
S34°18.75’ E018°48.72’ (estimated from chart)

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The dive site Mike's Point is an inshore rocky reef in the Rooi-els area on the east side of False Bay, near Cape Town in the Western Cape province of South Africa.



S34°18.75’ E018°48.72’ (estimated from chart)

Slightly to the west of the north headland of Container Bay.

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


The name "Mike's Point" is derived from the name of one of the divers who lived nearby and explored this area.


Maximum depth is about 20m.


Rugged ridges and gullies of sandstone.




Get in[edit]

Easiest as a boat dive, though it is possible to do it as a shore dive from Container Bay.

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Marine life[edit]

No records available. Probably similar to outer areas of Ankers and Coral gardens.



No particular route recommended.

Stay safe[edit]


No site specific hazards known.


No special skills required.


No special equipment recommended.

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