MV Afrikaner


Southwest of Robben Island at the inshore edge of the northbound shipping lane.

This site is in the Robben Island Marine Protected Area (2019). A permit is required.

The dive site is a fairly recent wreck of a fishing vessel which ran aground off Robben Island and sank while being towed away. The vessel lies on its side and the hull is fractured in at least two places.

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.