Clifton Springs Piers

Pier DivePier Dive | Shore access

Ideal For Snorkelling Inside Port Phillip Night Dive Site Open Water Rated

Clifton Springs Piers
Clifton Springs Piers | © Phil Watson

Depth: 2 metres (6.6 feet) to 5 metres (16 feet)

Level: Open Water and beyond.

There are three pier ruins in this area near Clifton Springs on the Bellarine Peninsula. To the west is Drysdale Jetty. In the middle are the ruins of a pier with old swimming baths at the end. To the east are the ruins of the very long Old Clifton Springs Jetty.

Bottle hunting here is popular but requires skill not to stir up the sand and sediment. Seahorses, nudibranchs, stingrays and pipefish can be found at these piers.

Clifton Springs Night Dive from Allie Beckhurst on Vimeo.

Protected from southerly winds. See WillyWeather as a guide for the tide times and the height of the tide.

Latitude: 38° 9.164′ S   (38.152728° S / 38° 9′ 9.82″ S)
Longitude: 144° 33.760′ E   (144.562667° E / 144° 33′ 45.6″ E)

Datum: WGS84 | Google Map
Added: 2012-07-22 01:00:00 GMT, Last updated: 2020-08-10 22:10:30 GMT
Source: Google Earth
Nearest Neighbour: Portarlington Pier, 8,987 m, bearing 60°, ENE
Depth: 2 to 5 m.

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