Rachel’s Reef


The dive site Rachel’s Reef is an offshore, rocky reef in the Karbonkelberg marine reserve area on the Cape Peninsula, near Hout Bay, a suburb of Cape Town in the Western Cape province of South Africa.  Reef dive. Boat access only. Depth between about 3 and 21 m.

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 area.

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.