- Karen van den Oever
- 236.04 metre(s)
- South Africa (Boesmansgat Cave, Northern Cape)
The deepest scuba dive for a female is 236.04 meters, and was achieved by Karen van den Oever (South Africa) in Boesmansgat Cave, Northern Cape, South Africa, on 26 March 2021.
The breaking of this record has been a personal goal of Karen's since 2004 when Verna van Schaik broke the record.
Karen started SCUBA diving in 2001 and continued technical diving since 2006 in order to gradually build up the skills and confidence to attempt this record.