Diving the Cape Peninsula and False Bay/D-Frame

The dive site D-Frame, Oatlands Deep Reef or Wave Rock is an offshore rocky reef in the Oatlands Point area of Simon’s Town on the False Bay shore of the Cape Peninsula, near Cape Town in the Western Cape province of South Africa.

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Map of the dive sites at A-Frame and D-Frame.

This is a pleasant reef, not dived very frequently. It is also the point on the west side of False Bay where the 30 m contour is closest to the shore. Divers wishing to do a 30 m shore dive can do it here.

Wave Rock.
  • -34.20533318.4645171 North reef: S34°12.320’ E018°27.871’
  • -34.20628318.4660671 South reef: S34°12.377’ E018°27.964’
  • -34.206318.46661 Wave Rock: S34°12.378’ E018°27.996’
  • -34.2055518.4685331 End of deep reef: S34°12.333’ E018°28.112’ (29 m deep)

This site is in a Marine Protected Area (2004). A permit is required.

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