Windmill Beach

This site has a very easy and protected beach entry and a small cove with a sandy bottom that is suitable for training exercises, while also having a varied topography, diverse ecology, and large area.

This site is in a Marine Protected Area (2004). A permit is required. A wide variety of invertebrate and fish species may be found at this site.

Nivå

Nivå

  • Nybörjare
Synlighet

Synlighet

  • 7 m
Ström

Ström

  • Lätt Ström
  • Ingen Ström
  • Stark Ström
DIVE TYPES

DIVE TYPES

  • Makroplats

Temperatur & Siktlängd

Dyk

Wildlife Diversity

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Närliggande Dykplatser

Froggy Pond

This little bay is actually called “Froggy Pond“ on the official maps and charts of the area. In spite of its name, this is a sea dive, and there will be no frogs! Shore dive site which is suitable for training exercises as it is sheltered and has a flat sandy bottom.

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Boulders Beach

Simonstown Boulders is an easily accessible shore dive. The average depth is 6 meters and the maximum depth is 9 meters, so it is a good training dive site for beginners.

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Uppkallad efter den stora klippan med samma namn på SAN-korten. 550 meter norr om Penguin Point. Detta är den största klippan nära kusten i Simon's Town-området, och den är omisskännlig som landmärke.

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Enter at the rocks on the left and swim toward the two pinnacle rocks out toward the ocean. The smaller rock on the left has a swim-through with three entry points. To the right is a larger rock with lots to see along the wall of the rock. This dive is more for advanced divers.

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Long Beach Simons Town

Tack vare hamnens form är Long Beach väl skyddad från de flesta vindar och vågor. Den här dykplatsen har ett maximalt djup på cirka 18 meter. Denna dykplats kräver ingen båttur och är ett utmärkt landdyk.

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SS Clan Stuart (Wreck)

The dive site SS Clan Stuart is an inshore historical wreck in Simon’s Town area on the False Bay coast of the Cape Peninsula. The “SS Clan Stuart”, a 3500-ton British turret steamer carrying a cargo of coal, ran aground after dragging its anchor in a South East gale on 21 November 1914.

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Millers Point is also known as Shark Alley due to the high numbers of Seven-gill sharks that use to be found here in the kelp forest. This site is in a marine protected area. Make sure you get your diving permit and take nothing other than memories and photos.

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Shark Alley

This dive site is only accessible by boat and is approximately 8 km offshore. The average depth at Shark Alley is 3 metres and the maximum depth is 5 metres.

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Also known as Seal Rock. This site is at the southern edge of the Castle Rocks restricted zone, within the Table Mountain National Park Marine Protected Area, where no fishing has been permitted for many years, and the result can be seen in the numbers of fish.

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SAS Transvaal (Wreck)

SAS Transvaals vrak ligger i en vinkel på en platt sandbotten. Förbågen ligger mot nordost. Vraket är till största delen intakt, masten har fallit åt babord, skrovkonstruktionen håller på att kollapsa så akta dig för att gå in! Bäst att dyka på vintern och sommaren är värst, strömmen är ganska stark.

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