Like some other early public tidal pools at East London, the Quanza pools are no longer in use.
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The steamship Quanza struck rocks off East London’s Orient Beach.
Two tidal bathing pools were created on the rocky shore that had proved disastrous for the Quanza. One pool was reserved for men, the other for women and children.
The modern non-tidal pools at Orient Beach offered safe swimming and bathing, The Quanza pools could only be glimpsed in old photographs.