Shipwrecks

SS Umhlali

  These areas are situated along the South African Coast and are accessible to the public and are known dive locations to the locals from in and around the area, please respect their local fauna and flora, remember limit your catch and don’t catch your limit.

2024-02-20T08:01:11+02:00February 20, 2024|

SAS Transvaal

The dive site SAS Transvaal is a recent wreck in the Smitswinkel Bay area on the False Bay coast of the Cape Peninsula, near Cape Town in the Western Cape province of South Africa. These areas are situated along the South African Coast and are accessible to the public and are known dive locations to the locals from in and around the area, please respect their local fauna and flora, remember limit your catch and don’t catch your limit.

2024-02-17T11:37:55+02:00February 17, 2024|

Stonehenge Wreck

The dive site area Stonehenge is an offshore rocky reef in the Karbonkelberg headland area on the Atlantic seaboard of the Cape Peninsula, near Cape Town in the Western Cape province of South Africa, south of Duiker Point. The Stonenge reef complex includes the named dive sites Stonehenge North, Stonehenge Central, Stonehenge South, Stonehenge wreck, Stonehenge Blinder, A360 Pinnacles, Canyon, and the Dusky Pinnacles reefs, which include Coral Pinnacle and Sponge Garden. These areas are situated along the Natal south [...]

2024-02-15T09:41:47+02:00February 15, 2024|

Star Wall

The dive site Star Wall or Star Walls is an offshore rocky reef wall south west of Duiker Point in the Karbonkelberg headland area on the Atlantic seaboard of the Cape Peninsula, near Cape Town in the Western Cape province of South Africa. The site includes Star Wall, M&M Cave, and Lollipop Pinnacle. These areas are situated along the South African Coast and are accessible to the public and are known dive locations to the locals from in and around [...]

2024-02-14T08:38:15+02:00February 14, 2024|

Star of Africa

The wreck of the Star of Africa has been dived very seldom, if ever, before September 2015, when a group of Cape Town wreck hunters found the site on the last planned search leg of the last planned dive before they intended to abandon the search indefinitely. The search had been going on sporadically for several years, when the weather permitted, and sufficient enthusiasts were available to swim search lines. These areas are situated along the South African Coast and [...]

2024-02-14T08:35:48+02:00February 14, 2024|

MV Romelia

The dive site MV Romelia or Sunset Rocks is an inshore rocky reef with recent wreck in the Llandudno area on the Atlantic seaboard of the Cape Peninsula, near Cape Town in the Western Cape province of South Africa. This site is in the Table Mountain National Park Marine Protected Area since 2004. A permit is required. The site is within the Karbonkelberg restricted zone. These areas are situated along the South African Coast and are accessible to the public [...]

2024-02-14T07:39:26+02:00February 14, 2024|

MV Rockeater

The Rockeater is a relatively bulky wreck for its length compared with the frigates Good Hope and Transvaal, and is quite a bit larger than the fishing boats Orotava and Princess Elizabeth. It extends further off the bottom, and provides a larger depth range at present than the others. These areas are situated along the South African Coast and are accessible to the public and are known dive locations to the locals from in and around the area, please respect [...]

2024-02-13T17:47:04+02:00February 13, 2024|

Robben Island steamer wreck

The dive site Robben Island steamer wreck is a recent offshore wreck about 0.8 nautical miles off the south-western side of Robben Island in the approaches to Table Bay, near Cape Town in the Western Cape Province of South Africa. These areas are situated along the South African Coast and are accessible to the public and are known dive locations to the locals from in and around the area, please respect their local fauna and flora, remember limit your catch [...]

2024-02-13T17:44:56+02:00February 13, 2024|

SAS Pietermaritzburg

This is an easily accessible wreck in fair condition, but deteriorating rapidly, at a moderate depth. It is a popular site for introductory wreck dives and night dives, mainly due to the moderate depth and short distance from the launch site. The wreck is of some historical interest, but is not protected by legislstion as it is not of archeological importance, and it is less than 60 years since it was scuttled (in 1994). There is a movement to have [...]

2024-02-13T10:21:01+02:00February 13, 2024|

SS Oakburn and MV Bos 400

The site is mainly interesting for the wreck of the Bos 400, and what remains of the Oakburn. The marine life is better represented at other nearby sites. The dive site Oakburn and Bos 400 is a 1994 wreck overlapping a historical wreck, on a shoreline rocky reef in the Karbonkelberg headland area on the Atlantic seaboard of the Cape Peninsula, near Cape Town in the Western Cape province of South Africa. These areas are situated along the Natal south [...]

2024-02-13T08:48:43+02:00February 13, 2024|
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