The Cave

Wall DiveWall Dive | Boat access

Advanced Open Water Rated Deep Rated Inside Port Phillip Marine Park - No Fishing Slack Water Technical Rated

Depth: 22 metres (72 feet) to 60 metres (197 feet)

As the name The Cave would suggest, the highlight of this dive is a large cave big enough to drive a small truck into. The Cave is at 30 metres on top of a wall that runs East West with deeper water to the South.

The dive site is in the shipping channel and should only be dived when there is no shipping and only at slack water at the end of an ebb or outgoing tide.

This site lies in the Port Phillip Heads Marine National Park. The park is made up of six separate marine areas around the southern end of Port Phillip: Swan Bay, Mud Islands, Point Lonsdale, Point Nepean, Popes Eye, and Portsea Hole.

See also, Parks Victoria: Port Phillip Heads Marine National Park,
Port Phillip Heads Marine National Park - Map (PDF 1.4 MB),
Divers Guide - Port Phillip Heads Marine National Park (Adobe PDF | 7.72 MB), and
Port Phillip Heads Marine National Park Identification Booklet (Adobe PDF | 16.34 MB).

Latitude: 38° 17.624′ S   (38.293733° S / 38° 17′ 37.44″ S)
Longitude: 144° 37.552′ E   (144.625867° E / 144° 37′ 33.12″ E)

Datum: WGS84 | Google Map
Added: 2012-07-22 01:00:00 GMT, Last updated: 2019-02-16 02:35:49 GMT
Source: Peter Fear GPS (verified)
Nearest Neighbour: Foggy Reef, 35 m, bearing 270°, W
Depth: 22 to 60 m.

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