Diving the Cape Peninsula and False Bay/Andre se Gat
S34°18.25’ E018°48.76’ (approximate – from chart)
This site is not in a Marine Protected Area. A permit is not required.
The name "Andre se Gat" (Andre's Hole) refers to a diving instructor, Andre Botha, who used it frequently in the 1990's. The alternative name "Nature Reserve" refers to the small patch of nature reserve just inshore of the site.
Maximum depth is reported to be about 25m
Rocky reef. Gullies, ridges and caves have peen reported.
Geology: Sandstone of the Peninsula formation.
Surf and surge are to be expected at the entry areas
Normally a shore entry dive.
Parking is at the side of Rocklands Road, anywhere you can find a spot that does not unduly obstruct the road.
Shore access requires a scramble over rocks and a slightly tricky entry and exit.
No special skills recommended.
No special equipment required.