Mordialloc Pier

Pier DivePier Dive | Shore access

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

Depth: 2 metres (6.6 feet) to 6 metres (20 feet)

Mordialloc Pier
Mordialloc Pier
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Level: Open Water and beyond.

Mordialloc Pier, located on Beach Road, Mordialloc at the entrance to Mordialloc Creek, is fairly close to Melbourne and has similar life to Mornington Pier, but not nearly as interesting.

Heaps of blennies, seahorses, puffer fish, dumpling squid, calamari, starfish, blue ring octopuses, toadfish, jellyfish, and puffers.

The best way to do this pier is to enter off the lower landing, swim to the end of the pier, and then swim all the way back to shore. There is a lot of interesting reef around this pier to check out as well. When you get closer to shore you will find heaps of agro sand crabs running around the sand and the start of the pier is more interesting in general.

This is a good night dive site. It has a lot of dumped shopping trolleys making it a shopping trolley graveyard (where you can find seahorses in particular), and also lots of golf balls as the creek near here leads to a golf course.

Location: Mordialloc
MELWAY Ref: Page 92 E2

Weather Required: N or NE winds are best, or very light winds from other directions as quite exposed. No rain runoff.

See WillyWeather as a guide for the tide times and the height of the tide.

Access: Can enter via shore or via lower landing.

Facilities: Toilets during the day, parking costs between 8am to 8pm. Lighting at night, tap to wash gear near where the yachts live.

Latitude: 38° 0.742′ S   (38.01236° S / 38° 0′ 44.5″ S)
Longitude: 145° 5.004′ E   (145.083405° E / 145° 5′ 0.26″ E)

Datum: WGS84 | Google Map
Added: 2012-07-22 01:00:00 GMT, Last updated: 2019-05-05 07:30:38 GMT
Source: Google Earth
Nearest Neighbour: Aspendale Rec Reef, 2,704 m, bearing 192°, SSW
Depth: 2 to 6 m.

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