South Head is the southern headland of the entrance to Sydney Harbor, at the north of the suburb of Watsons Bay. Hornby Lighthouse, the third oldest lighthouse in New South Wales, is located on South Head. Apart from breathtaking views of the Sydney's CBD (Central Business District) and the Pacific Ocean, there are several excellent dive sites all along this section.
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Scuba Diving in False Bay, Cape Town, Western Cape South Africa
Scuba diving at False Bay is mainly recommended during winter, that is during the months of March through September. Water temperatures normally range between 12 and 18°C/53.6-64.4°F with visibility at 6 m/19 ft but after south-westerly winds, visibility can get to 15 m/49 ft.
Marine life includes invertebrates, typical reef fish and soft corals. Some of the normal encounters are the cuttle fish, shy-shark, string rays just to mention a few. Topography is amazing for amazing underwater photography.
Dive depths range between 5-30 m/16-98 ft. It is advisable to wear dry suits and carry a torch for exploring deeper reefs and wrecks.
Relevant activites based in South Africa
This 2-3 hour adventure is the most popular adventure activity where you can experience the best that Tsitsikamma offers! If you are keen to explore deeper into the Storms River Gorge, and experience the deep, long, quiet pools with ancient forests and deep caves then the kayak and lilo trip is for you!