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Diving the Cape Peninsula and False Bay/Mike’s Point

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The dive site Mike's Point is an inshore rocky reef in the Rooi-els area on the east side of False Bay, near Cape Town in the Western Cape province of South Africa.

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Position[edit]

S34°18.75’ E018°48.72’ (estimated from chart)


Slightly to the west of the north headland of Container Bay.

This site is not in a Marine Protected Area. A permit is not required.

Name[edit]

The name "Mike's Point" is derived from the name of one of the divers who lived nearby and explored this area.

Depth[edit]

Maximum depth is about 20m.

Topography[edit]

Rugged ridges and gullies of sandstone.

Conditions[edit]

Facilities[edit]

None.

Get in[edit]

Easiest as a boat dive, though it is possible to do it as a shore dive from Container Bay.

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Marine life[edit]

No records available. Probably similar to outer areas of Ankers and Coral gardens.

Photography[edit]

Routes[edit]

No particular route recommended.

Stay safe[edit]

Hazards[edit]

No site specific hazards known.

Skills[edit]

No special skills required.

Equipment[edit]

No special equipment recommended.

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