The Old Slipway

Extreme Sports / Water Sport in or near Humewood, Port Elizabeth in the Eastern Cape, South Africa.

Things To Do in HumewoodThe Old Slipway

Extreme Sports Water Sport Port Elizabeth

Where? Humewood Beach, Humewood, Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape.

When? Please enquire with local diving companies.

How much? Price on request

Overnight? Stay at accommodation in Humewood, in Eastern Cape

Previously constructed as a dry dock near Port Elizabeth harbour to service tugboats in the 1800’s, the old steel slipway and a number of pylons are all that remain and has created an easy and exciting snorkeling and diving site.

The slipway runs from the beach and stretches at least 150 meters out into the sea. Easy access makes this spot ideal for night dives or training. You are able to get up to a maximum of 7 meters in depth towards the end of the slipway when diving here.

Check out the Gully Sharks, clever Octopus, Crayfish and the abundance of other sea life around the area. Mussels and Red Bait smother the metal structures underwater, along with Anemones and Starfish.

Take care when diving here and do not dive under the metal framework, as this is very dangerous and it is easy to get stuck here or get hurt on the metal.

Why not overnight? Find Accommodation in Humewood

Eltham Lodge B&B

Bed & Breakfast

Eltham Lodge B&B

Eltham Lodge is a lovely 3 star upmarket family establishment which is ideal for either business and / or leisure. Our ... more

La Mer Guesthouse

Guest House

La Mer Guesthouse

La Mer Guesthouse offers comfortable accommodation in a selection of rooms just five minutes away from Port Elizabeth ... more

The Kelway Hotel

Hotel

The Kelway Hotel

The Kelway Hotel is perfectly positioned for business and leisure travelers. Situated just a few minutes from Port ... more

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