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Seal Colony, Cape Bridgewater

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Seal Colony, Cape Bridgewater
Seal Colony, Cape Bridgewater

Depth: 5 m (16 ft) to 10 m (33 ft)

Level: Open Water and beyond.

The Seal Colony is a boat dive site on the eastern side of Cape Bridgewater, about 2.5 kilometres south of the Cape Bridgewater township, and about 21 kilometres south-west of Portland on Victoria's Discovery Coast.

This dive site is all about seeing the Australian Fur Seals found here. This is one of the few mainland seal colonies in Australia. They are so playful and curious that diving with the seals becomes an exciting and thrilling experience as they speed past and play with you.

Some seals are likely to be in the water, while others may be sunning themselves on the rock ledges, hiding out of view inside the natural cave found here.

Diving at Seal Colony, Cape Bridgewater

This boat dive site faces east on the western side of Bridgewater Bay, near the tip of Cape Bridgewater. If you want to do more than just dive with the seals, you'll find the reef features include ledges, swim throughs, and kelp. You may even get lucky and find an abalone or crayfish.

Location: Cape Bridgewater, Victoria 3305

Ideal Conditions: The dive site is very weather dependant. Best dived in good conditions with a low swell with light offshore westerly winds. See WillyWeather (Cape Bridgewater) as a guide for the tide times and the height of the tide.

Access is by boat from the Cape Bridgewater Boat Ramp, or further away from the Portland Harbour, Lee Breakwater Road North Ramp or the Portland Harbour, Lee Breakwater Road South Ramp.

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Abalone Dive Site
Abalone Dive Site
© Mark Norman, Museum Victoria

Divers have the opportunity to catch Abalone at this dive site. Remember your catch bag, legal abalone tool, current Victorian Recreational Fishing Licence, and abalone measure. Please abide by all current fishing regulations if you intend to catch abalone.

See article-catching-abalone for practical abalone hunting advice from The Scuba Doctor, plus melbourne-abalone-dives for a list of other Abalone dive sites near Melbourne.

Crayfish Dive Site
Crayfish Dive Site | © Ian Scholey

Divers have the opportunity to catch Southern Rock Lobster (aka Crayfish) at this dive site. Remember your catch bag, current Victorian Recreational Fishing Licence, rock lobster measure, and cray tags. Once you get back to the dive boat, or shore, make sure you clip the tail and tag your Crayfish as per Fisheries requirements. Please abide by all current fishing regulations if you intend to catch crays. See article-catching-crayfish for practical cray hunting advice from The Scuba Doctor, plus melbourne-cray-dives for a list of other crayfish dive sites near Melbourne. For tips on cooking your Crays, please see article-cooking-crayfish.

Gunditjmara country
Gunditjmara country

Traditional Owners — This dive site is in the traditional Country of the Gunditjmara people of far south-western Victoria which continues over the state border into a small part of south-east South Australia and is bordered by the Glenelg River to the west and the Wannon River in the north. This truly ancient Country extends 100 metres out to sea from low tide and also includes Deen Maar (aka Lady Julia Percy Island) where the Gunditjmara believe the spirits of their dead travel to wait to be reborn. We wish to acknowledge the Gunditjmara as Traditional Owners. We pay respect to their Ancestors and their Elders, past, present and emerging.

 

Seal Colony, Cape Bridgewater Location Map

Latitude: 38° 23.540′ S   (38.392334° S / 38° 23′ 32.4″ S)
Longitude: 141° 24.806′ E   (141.41343° E / 141° 24′ 48.35″ E)

Datum: WGS84 | Google Map
Added: 2022-05-20 16:14:07 GMT, Last updated: 2022-05-23 16:12:57 GMT
Source: Google Earth
Nearest Neighbour: Horseshoe Reef, 1,540 m, bearing 355°, N
Cape Bridgewater, Portland, Discovery Coast.
Depth: 5 to 10 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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