Wondergat

This is one of the most beautiful natural wonders to dive in South Africa. Wondergat was created by dolomite caves collapsing. The climate is cold in winter but very warm to hot in the summer months.

Catfish, barbel are the fish seen here. Check out the bell chamber and memorial stones. Diving with a torch is highly recommended.

Level

Level

  • Beginner
  • Advanced
Visibility

Visibility

  • 6 m
Current

Current

  • Light Current
  • No Current
DIVE TYPES

DIVE TYPES

  • Night Dive
  • Wall/Drop Off
  • Cavern/Cave
  • Quarry
  • Altitude Diving

Temperature & Visibility

Dives

Wildlife Diversity

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Dive sites nearby

Wondergat Dolomitic Sinkhole

This is one of the most beautiful natural wonders to dive in South Africa. This freshwater dive site was created by a dolomite cave collapsing. The climate is cold in the winter but very warm to hot in the summer months.

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Marico Oog

Marico Oog is made up of a variety of interlinking fresh water pools that stretch over a number of boundaries. The main section is between 12-14m deep. The average depth of the other pools is rather shallow at 3-4m, hence good buoyancy control is essential.

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Miracle Waters was an old Chromium mine that sprang a leak & filled with water. It is now used as a training & recreational site for the greater Gauteng area. It has grids that are off the bottom to alleviate the silt and various objects that have been placed inside.

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Henley on Klip - Bass Lake

Bass Lake is 45 minutes south of Sandton. This lake is spring-fed and the water is of drinking quality with depths vary from a walk-in slope to 23m at the deepest point.

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The Quarry

The Quarry is an actual flooded quarry and the material was used to build the wall. It is a 12 m dive protected from the wind on three sides so excellent for training in the event the wind is blowing.

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Sunken Forest

This is a very shallow dive maximum 12 m. Full of tumbled rocks and trees and full of fish. After 12 m a silty slope goes into deeper water and you can reach 30 m very close to the shore.

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Amanzi Rock Face

This is an easy shallow dive and excellent for night driving. There are several trees and plenty of fish around. There is also a sunken small fishing boat.

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Farm House

The site of an abandoned farmhouse. The actual house has not yet been found but there are water tanks and various other implements scattered around and gentle slope. In the shallow waters there are many trees. A good spot for beginners it’s a shallow dive.

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Crystal Cliffs

This is an excellent dive for beginner divers and is situated between M & M and Cohens corner and is a shallow cliff dive. It was named after a large piece of quartz.

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Amanzi Harbour

This dive site is a great training area for navigation, search and recovery and night diving. This is a private dive site and permission needs to be obtained.

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