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Simonstown, Cape Town

All year round

Max Depths: 12m – 35m

Water temp:
12°c - 18°C

Visibility: 5m – 15m

Open Water OR ABOVE

location
SIMONS TOWN, CAPE TOWN

season
ALL YEAR ROUND

depth
MAX DEPTH: 12M – 35M

temperature
WATER TEMP: 12°C – 18°C

visibility
VISIBILITY: 5M – 15M

certification
OPEN WATER OR ABOVE

WRECK DIVING

The Cape waters are littered with thousands of shipwrecks, recent and ancient, on the shore and in deep water. Common wreck dives are the Maori, the Astor, the Katzu Maru, the Smitswinkel Bay wrecks (of which there are five) and the SAS Pietermaritzburg.

The commonly dived wrecks vary in depth and can range between 12m to 40m. We can take you to several wrecks and will pick them depending on your dive qualification.

REEF DIVING

Diving in and around Cape Town offers one a huge range of possibilities: from majestic kelp forests to cold-water coral gardens and deep reefs.

The Western Cape is the smallest complete floral kingdom in the world and this diversity is mirrored underwater with the unique positioning of the peninsula at the junction of two major ocean currents. False Bay has been recognised as a biodiversity hotspot due to the numbers of endemic animals living in these waters.

The shallower reefs are very colourful and are dominated by kelp forests with an understorey of delicate marine organisms. The deeper reefs host sea whips and fans, an abundance of reef fish, small sharks, octopuses, nudibranchs, crabs, sponges and cold water corals.

Many of our reefs allow you to do really good multi-level dives, with depths between 30m and 10m.

INCLUDED

  • Two guided dives
  • Marine Protected Area permit for diving in protected waters.
  • Full equipment rental
  • Coffee / tea and lunch at Pisces Divers
  • Briefings
  • Water and chocolates on boat

EXCLUDED

  • Transport to Pisces Divers (can be arranged)
  • Camera

ITINERARY

  • Meet at Pisces Divers at time agreed when booking made
  • Collect equipment, sign indemnities and load boat
  • Briefing for first dive, while boat is launched
  • Boat collects divers from the beach
  • Proceed to first dive site and dive
  • Exit water and surface interval
  • Briefing for second dive site
  • Proceed to second dive site
  • Exit water and head back to the beach opposite the dive centre
  • Return to dive centre for hot shower, coffee, lunch and debrief

WHAT TO BRING

  • Dive Certification Card (Open Water or Advanced)
  • Towel
  • Warm jacket
  • Bathing suit / swimming costume
  • Sunblock
  • Camera
  • Own dive equipment if preferred

WRECK & REEF PACKAGE

R2,700.00

SINGLE DIVE OPTION

R1,700.00

GALLERY

MEAL OPTIONS

REVIEWS

  • star rating  I did 5 dives with Pisces Divers, and thoroughly enjoyed every moment. The staff are friendly, relaxed and efficient. Jacqui, who does the bookings, went out of her way to... read more

    neil_wiltshire
    January 1, 2021
  • star rating  Being beginners, we were very positive about the clear explanations, friendly attitude and flexibility from the instructors and everyone else at Pisces Divers. We had a great introduction to scuba... read more

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    February 9, 2019
  • star rating  So far the best, absolutely the best diving school I was diving with. Im travelling the world and dive at different destinations with different school. This school offering great... read more

    ella Wo
    February 1, 2022
  • star rating  I did 5 dives with Pisces Divers, and thoroughly enjoyed every moment. The staff are friendly, relaxed and efficient. Jacqui, who does the bookings, went out of her way to... read more

    neil_wiltshire
    January 8, 2021
  • star rating  What a brilliant dive center! I am so impressed by the course, the location, and the people. Throughout the course, the instructors were incredibly calm and patient, allowing me to... read more

    ClaudiaAlbeldas
    June 14, 2019
  • star rating  Great experience! - A very well organised dive shop. We did the seal and kelp dive, which was a great experience especially if you've not done anything similar before. Everyone was very welcoming,... read more

    AlejandroBorg
    September 20, 2022
  • star rating  The dive base is well organized. The price includes all equipment and a delicious lunch after the dive. The diving equipment is high class (only gloves were slightly damaged).... read more

    malebee
    February 1, 2020
  • star rating  The Skippers' are very knowledgable. They're the embodiment of calm before storm and make you feel comfortable, talking you through the dos and donts about operating the vessel. They're witty... read more

    avatar thumb Gooner1994
    April 29, 2019
  • star rating  Pisces Capetown located in Simonstown was recommended to us by Anna. We experienced a very good service to get us diving on short notice by Jacqui. The material was... read more

    vincentMldr
    July 10, 2019
  • star rating  The crew at Pisces Divers is one of the best I have ever dived with. Always willing to pass on their knowledge and tips on diving in cold water.. I'm... read more

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    November 25, 2018

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