Scuba Diving in Cape Town

Scuba Diving in Cape Town - PADI courses and wreck dives.

Every popular scuba-diving destination has a set of features that make it unique. Cape Town’s has to be its kelp forests. Variably described as magical or enchanted, they are also referred to as African sea forests and, with varieties of kelp that can grow up to 30-meters in length, it’s not hard to see why. These Kelp forests shelter and nourish thousands of marine species many of them endemic.Threatened by overfishing, mining,…

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Scuba Diving in Cape Town
Scuba Diving in Cape Town, South Africa - Raoul Coscia with Pisces Diver 2018

Scuba Diving in Cape Town - PADI courses and wreck dives.

Every popular scuba-diving destination has a set of features that make it unique. Cape Town’s has to be its kelp forests. Variably described as magical or enchanted, they are also referred to as African sea forests and, with varieties of kelp that can grow up to 30-meters in length, it’s not hard to see why. These Kelp forests shelter and nourish thousands of marine species many of them endemic.Threatened by overfishing, mining, harvesting and pollution, the more people experience their beauty and learn about the ecological importance of these other-worldly forests the more political will might arise to protect them.

There are a huge range of diving experiences offered in cape Town, including boat dives, shore dives and wreck dives. A variety of PADI courses are also on offer where you can learn to dive while enjoying all the Cape Peninsula’s stunning coastline has to offer.

Scuba Diving in Cape Town Operators

Cape Town | Scuba Diving - Pisces Divers - Scuba Diving

Pisces Divers - Scuba Diving in Cape Town. Pisces Divers is a friendly and professional PADI 5-star IDC dive centre conveniently located at the entrance to Simon’s Town, right next to Long Beach and the Simon’s Town train station. This positions us perfectly to offer exciting dives daily. There is a huge variety of dive sites within close range, from shallow shore entries with playful seals,...

Cape Town | Scuba Diving - Two Oceans Aquarium

Two Oceans Aquarium - Aquarium Diving and Scuba Diving in Cape Town, South Africa. Discover the life that thrives in South African waters. The iconic Two Oceans Aquarium in Cape Town has been showcasing Southern Africa’s marine biodiversity for more than 25 years. This jewel in Cape Town’s crown is loved by locals and tourists alike for its educational messaging, its spectacular displays, a...