Steenbras Deep

LOCATION: Approximately 6km off the mouth of the Steenbras river.

ACCESS: The best launching spot is Gordon's Bay harbour. Travel on 265 degrees for about 11.5km and then start searching with an echo-sounder.
CONDITIONS: Because of it's depth, it can be dived in a moderate swell, but can be very surgey and choppy in a south-westerly wind.  
MAXIMUM DEPTH: 30m
The pinnacle starts at 17m and is covered with sea-fans, big sponges and other invertebrate life (nudibranches, anemones and starfish). Fish such as Roman, hottentot and other small varieties are plentiful.
BUBBLE BLOWERS RATING: 1 Bubble

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