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Dive Type: Boat Dive Depth: 14m -40m Diver Qualification: Advanced Diver

 

This is one of the most spectacular dive sites to do in South Africa and have been internationally rated in some publications as one of the top ten cold water dive sites in the world!
Although this reef starts with depths ranging from 14 meters, it tapers down quickly to depths of 40 meters. The trip out to the reef is 22 km offshore and approximately 45 minutes by boat. This spectacular reef generally has visibility ranging from approximately 15 meters upwards to 25 meters. There are spectacular drop-offs with abundant fish life and magnificent soft corals. Swim troughs, gullies and awesome topography are only a small indication of what you can expect to see at this wonderful reef.  Ragged-tooth sharks can often been seen during summer.


 

 

 
Specie List for Dive site: (PE-AB)-Evans Peak
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Specie
Alcyonium valdivian (Valdivian soft coral)
Alcyonium variabile (Variable soft coral)
Ascidia caudata (Cuadata ascidian)
Atriolum marinense (Orange-tubular ascidian)
Austrofromia schultzei (Granular starfish)
Boopsoidea incornata (Frans madam)
Calliaster baccatus (Cobbled Starfish)
Cheilodactylus fasciatus (Red fingers)
Chrysoblephus laticeps (Red roman)
Eunicella albicans (Flagellar sea fan)
Henricia ornata (Reticulated starfish)
Malacacanthus capensis (Sun burst soft coral)
Marthasterias glacialis (Spiny starfish)
Ophiarachnella capensis (Banded brittlestar)
Parupeneus rubescens (Rosy Goatfish)
Podoclavella spp-4 (Green choirboys)
Pupillaea aoerta-5 (White camo manteled keyhole limpet)
Queubus jamesanus (White sock sea spider)
Scorpaena scrofa (Bigscale scorpionfish)
Sertularella arbuscula (Planar hydroid)
Tambja capensis (Black nudibranch)
Tropiometra carinata (Elegant feather star)
Watersipora subovoidea (Subovoid bryozoan)
 
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