Paquita Wreck – Knysna

The Paquita, sank in 1903, after running ashore and filling with water. She now lies on the eastern side of the famous Heads in Knysna.
The wreck is in beautiful condition with anchors clearly visible and many other things to discover. The reefs boast beautiful corals especially on the iron plates. Invertebrate life and plenty of marine growth inhabit the area. Seahorses can at times be seen here. Depth from 5m to 19m

NOTE: The wreck is situated right in the mouth of a large lagoon. The currents are notorious and can be lethal if not dived on the correct tides. Please ask us for more info if you are planning to dive it.

Knysna Heads

!!! Paquita Wreck in Knysna !!!What an amazing dive. The wreck itself dates back to the early 1900s and is mostly broken up. It lies from 5m to 19 meters right in between the notorious Knysna heads. The marine life here is amazing and we see something new each time we dive it. If you would like to see it for yourself message us now on 079 197 6835. #scuba #knysna #diving📸 Louis Van Wyk NAUI 😊

Posted by Go Dive Mossel Bay on Saturday, 11 January 2020