Scuba diving in Klein Tafelberg Reef

From Boat
Diver level
Average: 91.84 ft
Maximum: 114.8 ft
Average: 32.8 ft
Maximum: 98.4 ft
The Klein Tafelberg Reef is an offshore rocky reef located near Cape Town in the Western Cape. It is also known as Salad Bowl or Yacht Reef. The site has a huge granite outcrop with big boulders and a sandy floor in the deeper areas. The reef structure provides a wide range of habitats and houses a large diversity of colorful invertebrates. It is a good area for underwater photography.

When to go

The average air temperature in February is around 27C/81F and in July, around 14C/57F. The average water temperature stays around 22C/72F.

What to see

Rocky reef, a huge granite outcrop with big boulders. There are lots of great species to be seen here including several varieties of nudibranchs, seals, kelp, and some Hottentot and seabream.

Reachable from

Cape Town

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