The Paris Maru Wreck

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

Things To Do in HumewoodThe Paris Maru Wreck

Extreme Sports Water Sport Port Elizabeth

Where? 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

For a fantastic wreck dive, get down to Port Elizabeth Harbour and out to the Paris Maru Wreck.

After crashing into Roman Rock in 1934, she sunk to the depths creating an artificial reef now home to a large variety of marine life. She crashed in line with the shipping path from the harbor so unfortunately she was blown up to flatten her a bit, so ships could pass easily.

Gas Light and Silver Nudibrachs glide through the water, while Feather and Basket Sea Stars creep slowly along the wreck.

Corals, Sea Fans and Anemones make up this stunning dive site with fish like Steentjies, Red Romans, Koesters and Shad grace the waters. The dive is approximately 14 to 19 meters deep.

Take caution when diving and ensure visibility and conditions are good before heading out as sharp pieces of the wreck stick out in places and much of the wreck is covered by sand.

Why not overnight? Find Accommodation in Humewood

Chapman Hotel & Conference Centre

Hotel / Self Catering

Chapman Hotel & Conference Centre

Situated on Brookes Hill between King's Beach, the Blue Flag Humewood Beach and the world-renowned water sports mecca of ... more

Conifer Beach House

Bed & Breakfast / Self Catering

Conifer Beach House

Conifer Beach House in Port Elizabeth, South Africa, is a hidden gem closely situated to some of Port Elizabeth's most ... more

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

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