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Back Beach Cray Reef

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Advanced Open Water Rated Crayfish Dive Site Outside Port Phillip Reef Dive Site

Back Beach Cray Reef
Back Beach Cray Reef | © Phil Watson

Depth: 6 metres (20 feet) to 20 metres (66 feet)

The Back Beach Cray Reef is a dive site located out from the Jubilee Point back beach of Nepean Peninsula in Bass Strait, Victoria where crays are there for the catching. If hunting for rock lobster isn't your scene then this will still be a great dive for you to go exploring the reefs, looking at fish, and taking photographs.

There are incredible ledges and overhangs. Best dived with minimal swell and a gentle northerly rolling through.

Divers have the opportunity to catch crayfish (Southern Rock Lobster) at this dive site. Remember your catch bag, current Victorian Recreational Fishing Licence, rock lobster measure, and cray tags. Please abide by all current fishing regulations if you intend to catch crays. See How To Catch Crayfish for practical cray hunting advice from The Scuba Doctor.

Latitude: 38° 21.764′ S   (38.362733° S / 38° 21′ 45.84″ S)
Longitude: 144° 43.797′ E   (144.729942° E / 144° 43′ 47.79″ E)

Datum: WGS84 | Google Map
Added: 2019-02-20 12:26:01 GMT, Last updated: 2019-05-28 23:24:07 GMT
Source: John Lawler GPS
Nearest Neighbour: Jubilee Point, 975 m, bearing 31°, NNE
Depth: 6 to 20 m.

DISCLAIMER: No claim is made by The Scuba Doctor as to the accuracy of the dive site coordinates listed here. Should anyone decide to use these GPS marks to locate and dive on a site, they do so entirely at their own risk. Always verify against other sources.

The marks come from numerous sources including commercial operators, independent dive clubs, reference works, and active divers. Some are known to be accurate, while others may not be. Some GPS marks may even have come from maps using the AGD66 datum, and thus may need be converted to the WGS84 datum. To distinguish between the possible accuracy of the dive site marks, we've tried to give each mark a source of GPS, Google Earth, or unknown.

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