Scuba Diving in Pletternberg Bay, Garden Route, Western Cape South Africa

7-34m (22-111ft)
5-10m (16-33ft)
Garden Route is a popular stretch of the south-eastern coastline of South Africa. It is sand-witched between the Indian Ocean and the Outeniqua and Tsitsikamma Mountains. It offers a mild oceanic climate with mild to warm summers and mild to cool winters and considered second mildest climate after Hawaii according to the Guinness Book of Records.

The protected bay in Plettenberg Bay allows an amazing scuba diving experience. The spot is a marvel of colorful soft corals, sponges, anemones with an abundance of marine life. Scuba diving at this spot is an all year activity although during winter months it is more quiet.

Scuba diving here is both for the novice and the expert divers with diving depths standing between 7-34 m/22- 111 ft and visibility standing between 5-10 m/16-33 ft. Best diving months are September through to October.