Snorkeling in Pletternberg Bay, Garden Route, Western Cape South Africa

7- 9m (22-29ft)
5m (16ft)
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 has 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.

Clear and warm waters in Plettenberg Bay allow for a breathtaking snorkeling experience. The spot is a marvel of colorful soft corals, sponges, anemones with an abundance of marine life. Snorkeling at this spot is an all year activity although during the winter months it is more quiet.

No experience is needed to snorkel the amazing waters with snorkeling depths standing in  between 7-9 m/22- 29 ft and visibility standing between 5 m/ 16 ft. Best snorkeling months are September through to October.