Scuba Diving Cape Town: The best Cape Town diving 2023, 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.