STRAWBERRY ROCKS

South Africa, Western Cape

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Strawberry Rocks is an interesting dive site near Cape Town in the South African province, Western Cape. It's located in the Oudekraal Marine Protected Area (MPA). Strawberry Rocks consists of two rocks inhabited by a small colony of fur seals. Dive on the rock reef with its beautiful rock formations, swim throughs and kelp forests. If visibility is good and the seals are in a playful mood, you are almost guaranteed a great dive.

Particulars

Strawberry Rocks is accessible from the shore. However, it takes a 10 minute swim to reach the reef. It's a shallow dive. The depth varies from 8 to 15 meters on the sea side of the rocks. The shallower kelp forest on the land side of the rocks varies in depth from 1 to 5 meters.

Warnings

It takes a 10 minute swim tor reach Strawberry Rocks. Swimming out with southwest wind is almost impossible. Protected nature reserve. Cold water.

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STRAWBERRY ROCKS Features

Nicknames
Oudekraal Marine Protected Area
Address
Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
Parking
Sufficient parking
Distance
100 m.
Suitable for
All levels, snorkeling, free diving
Permit
N.v.t. / NA
Access
Free access
Facilities
None
Water
Salt
Kind of dive
Shore dive
Current
Limited
Visibility
5 - 10 m.
Average visibility
6 m.
Depth
15 m.
Bottom
rotsen,zand
Life
Grey seal , shark
Other recreation
Boating, yachting

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