Shore Dive | Shore access
Depth: 2 m (6.56 ft) to 8 m (26 ft)
Level: Open Water and beyond.
Marina Cove, also known as Linley Point South, is near Mornington in Port Phillip. It features a boulder strewn sea floor which deepens gradually from 2 to 8 metres heading out from the shore. Small fish life and crustaceans.
Marina Cove is south of the Fisherman's Beach Boat ramp at Linley Point, accessible from a track leading from the Esplanade opposite King George Avenue. We've called this site Marina Cove after the reference to it by Ian Lewis in "Shore Dives of Victoria". Some other sources refer to Marina Cove as being further south, just north of Coral Cove. Other references have a Marina Cove at Dromana.
Make sure you're careful of boat and PWC (jet ski) traffic operating from the Fisherman's Beach boat ramp. Take a float and dive flag with you. There are sometimes a few fisherman on the point, so keep in mind their lines. You may want to take a dive knife and/or line cutter just in case.
See WillyWeather (Fishermans Beach) as a guide for the tide times and the height of the tide.
Traditional Owners — This dive site is in the traditional Country of the Boon Wurrung / Bunurong people of the Kulin Nation. This truly ancient Country includes parts of Port Phillip, from the Werribee River in the north-west, down to Wilson's Promontory in the south-east, including the Mornington Peninsula, French Island and Phillip Island, plus Western Port. We wish to acknowledge the Boon Wurrung as Traditional Owners. We pay respect to their Ancestors and their Elders, past, present and emerging. We acknowledge Bunjil the Creator Spirit of this beautiful land, who travels as an eagle, and Waarn, who protects the waterways and travels as a crow, and thank them for continuing to watch over this Country today and beyond.
Marina Cove Location Map
Latitude: 38° 13.652′ S (38.227535° S / 38° 13′ 39.13″ S)
Longitude: 145° 1.585′ E (145.026413° E / 145° 1′ 35.09″ E)
Datum: WGS84 | Google Map | Get directions
Added: 2012-07-22 09:00:00 GMT, Last updated: 2022-03-22 15:36:50 GMT
Source: Google Earth
Nearest Neighbour: Fishermans Beach and Point Linley Reef, 116 m, bearing 332°, NNW
Mornington, Mornington Peninsula, Port Phillip.
Depth: 2 to 8 m.
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