Scuba Diving in Hermanus Bay, Overberg, Western Cape South Africa

Night Dive:
The Overberg is a region of immense beauty and characterized by amazing and diverse landscapes. It forms part of the Western Cape as it stretches from the Hottentos-Holland Mountains in the north while in the southern, the Atlantic and Indian Ocean break on to sandy beaches and rocky headlands. The spot enjoys a Mediterranean climate with warm dry summers and cool wet winters.

Scuba diving in Hermanus is mainly weather dependent and often subject to surge. The spot boasts about 32 species of soft corals including sea whips, sea fans and gorgonians and diverse marine species. It offers at both shores an entry dive as well as night dives.

Visibility here stands at 4-8 m/13-26 ft with water temperatures ranging between 10-22°C/ 50-71.6°F. Diving depths on the other hand, range between 9-40 m/ 29-131 ft. Some of the marine life expected here includes horse-fish, cuttlefish, octopus, shovel-nose lobsters just to mention a few.