The Far Side

Wall DiveWall Dive | Boat access

Advanced Open Water Rated Crayfish Dive Site Inside Port Phillip Reef Dive Site Slack Water Subject to Shipping Technical Rated

Depth: 20 metres (66 feet) to 60 metres (197 feet)

The Far Side lies halfway between Shortland's Bluff and Point Nepean and it sits inside the shipping. The Far Side is a fantastic wall dive. The wall runs from East to West with the very sheer wall drop-off to the North. Some fantastic rock formations can be seen on the wall along here, as can Crayfish and a massive amount of other fish. Can be dived during slack water only.

Divers have the opportunity to catch crayfish (Southern Rock Lobster) at this dive site. Remember your catch bag, current Victorian Recreational Fishing Licence, rock lobster measure, and cray tags. Please abide by all current fishing regulations if you intend to catch crays. See How To Catch Crayfish for practical cray hunting advice from The Scuba Doctor.

Latitude: 38° 17.434′ S   (38.290567° S / 38° 17′ 26.04″ S)
Longitude: 144° 39.891′ E   (144.66485° E / 144° 39′ 53.46″ E)

Datum: WGS84 | Google Map
Added: 2012-07-22 01:00:00 GMT, Last updated: 2019-02-20 07:39:24 GMT
Source: GPS
Nearest Neighbour: North Wall, 239 m, bearing 320°, NW
Depth: 20 to 60 m.
Dive only on: SWF, SWE.

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