SAS Gelderland


The dive site SAS Gelderland is a 1988 wreck in the Karbonkelberg headland area on the Atlantic seaboard of the Cape Peninsula, near Cape Town in the Western Cape province of South Africa.

There are two main sections of wreckage known. The central section of the hull with the engine room is at the position given, and the bow is some distance away to the south at 30 m on the reef, a short distance north of the Plan B pinnacles.

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 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.