Shipwrecks

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|

Noah’s Ark – Twin barges

These are minor wrecks of some historical interest and a large exposed rock surrounded by a small high profile reef. There are also a few isolated groups of rocks and structures that were part of a now disused naval degaussing range. 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 [...]

2024-02-13T08:04:21+02:00February 13, 2024|

Noah’s Ark – Heat exchanger

These are minor wrecks of some historical interest and a large exposed rock surrounded by a small high profile reef. There are also a few isolated groups of rocks and structures that were part of a now disused naval degaussing range. 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 [...]

2024-02-13T07:58:32+02:00February 13, 2024|

Noah’s Ark – Eastern wreck

The dive sites Noah's Ark and the Ark Rock Wrecks are rocky reef and historical wreck sites in the Seaforth area on the False Bay side of the Cape Peninsula, near Cape Town in the Western Cape province of South Africa. These are minor wrecks of some historical interest and a large exposed rock surrounded by a small high profile reef. There are also a few isolated groups of rocks and structures that were part of a now disused naval [...]

2024-02-13T07:49:42+02:00February 13, 2024|

Noah’s Ark – Single row of concrete pillars

These are minor wrecks of some historical interest and a large exposed rock surrounded by a small high profile reef. There are also a few isolated groups of rocks and structures that were part of a now disused naval degaussing range. 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 [...]

2024-02-12T14:36:10+02:00February 12, 2024|

Parana wreck, small section

The dive sites Noah's Ark and the Ark Rock Wrecks are rocky reef and historical wreck sites in the Seaforth area on the False Bay side 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 [...]

2024-02-12T10:14:18+02:00February 12, 2024|

Parana wreck, main section

The dive sites Noah's Ark and the Ark Rock Wrecks are rocky reef and historical wreck sites in the Seaforth area on the False Bay side 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 [...]

2024-02-12T10:12:19+02:00February 12, 2024|

Ark Rock Boiler wreck#3b

These are minor wrecks of some historical interest and a large exposed rock surrounded by a small high profile reef. There are also a few isolated groups of rocks and structures that were part of a now disused naval degaussing range 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 [...]

2024-02-12T08:13:48+02:00February 12, 2024|
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