False Bay Adventures

False Bay in Cape Town is an adventurers playground, there are at least 20 different outdoor adventure activities to choose from. These include the obvious ones such as boat trips, kayaking, surfing and whale watching.  Did you know you can also go shark cage diving and coasteering in the Bay.  The great thing about Cape Town is that if the Atlantic ocean side is rough and miserable then the False Bay side is a great alternative.  For the first time scuba diver there are some awesome…

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Adventures in False Bay
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False Bay in Cape Town is an adventurers playground, there are at least 20 different outdoor adventure activities to choose from. These include the obvious ones such as boat trips, kayaking, surfing and whale watching.  Did you know you can also go shark cage diving and coasteering in the Bay.  The great thing about Cape Town is that if the Atlantic ocean side is rough and miserable then the False Bay side is a great alternative.  For the first time scuba diver there are some awesome safe dive sites to choose from and great wreck dives also try snorkeling in some of the protected bays but remember to pack a wetsuit. 

The name False Bay arose in the early years when the sailors often confused False Bay with Table Bay.  Remember there were no GPS’s in those times and Hangklip was often mistaken for Cape Point so easy to get it wrong.  The bay is surrounded by magnificent scenery and still hosts much marine life making for great fishing and pelagic bird trips

So when you are next in Cape Town don’t forget to spend some time on the warm side of the peninsula and try one or two of the exciting outdoor adventure activities available in False Bay.  On this page you will find a comprehensive list of those activities.

False Bay Adventures

Shark Cage Diving

Great white sharks can grow up to 8 meters long. These powerful apex predators have patrolled our oceans since the beginning of time and near a tiny spit of land called Seal Island in False Bay you have the opportunity for a face to face encounter with these denizens of the deep. If you are lucky you...

Surfing

View a list of surf schools and surf operators in False Bay- Dirty Boots