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Melbourne Abalone Dives

Melbourne Abalone Dives

We're often asked about where we think are the best places to catch a feed of Abalone in Port Phillip and/or Bass Strait near Melbourne, Victoria. So here we list the local abalone diving sites we know about. Happy abalone hunting!

18 Metre Reef

Reef Dive
Reef Dive
Boat access
Boat access
Abalone Dive Site Crayfish Dive Site Open Water Rated Outside Port Phillip Reef Dive Site
Latitude: 38° 17.314′ S   (38.288567° S / 38° 17′ 18.84″ S)
Longitude: 144° 34.335′ E   (144.57225° E / 144° 34′ 20.1″ E)
Datum: WGS84 Google Map
Added: 2012-07-22 01:00:00 GMT, Last updated: 2022-04-28 18:04:26 GMT
Source: John Lawler GPS
Nearest Neighbour: The Ledges, 86 m, bearing 133°, SE
Ocean Grove, Barwon Coast.
Depth: 12 to 18 m.
Dive only on: SWF, SWE, Ebb, Flood.
See the 18 Metre Reef dive site page

Avro Anson AW 878

Wreck Dive
Wreck Dive
Boat access
Boat access
Abalone Dive Site Crayfish Dive Site Open Water Rated Reef Dive Site Wreck Dive Site
Latitude: 38° 25.221′ S   (38.420353° S / 38° 25′ 13.27″ S)
Longitude: 141° 59.655′ E   (141.994247° E / 141° 59′ 39.29″ E)
Datum: WGS84 Google Map
Added: 2021-07-12 00:30:32 GMT, Last updated: 2022-05-14 07:14:13 GMT
Source: Peter Ronald GPS
Nearest Neighbour: Haystack, 137 m, bearing 142°, SE
RAAF Avro Anson Aircraft.
Crashed: 15 February 1944.
Lady Julia Percy Island, Discovery Coast.
Depth: 12 m.
See the Avro Anson AW 878 dive site page

Back Beach, Potters Hill Road

Reef Dive
Reef Dive
Shore access
Shore access
Abalone Dive Site Advanced Open Water Rated Ideal For Snorkelling Reef Dive Site
Latitude: 38° 32.152′ S   (38.535871° S / 38° 32′ 9.14″ S)
Longitude: 145° 23.223′ E   (145.387049° E / 145° 23′ 13.38″ E)
Datum: WGS84 Google Map | Get directions
Added: 2022-03-13 11:39:25 GMT, Last updated: 2022-03-13 13:58:51 GMT
Source: Google Earth
Nearest Neighbour: San Remo Jetty, 2,579 m, bearing 311°, NW
San Remo.
Depth: 2 to 10 m.
See the Back Beach, Potters Hill Road dive site page

Big Reef, Portland

Reef Dive
Reef Dive
Boat access
Boat access
Abalone Dive Site Open Water Rated Reef Dive Site Spearfishing Site
Latitude: 38° 24.275′ S   (38.40458° S / 38° 24′ 16.49″ S)
Longitude: 141° 38.943′ E   (141.64905° E / 141° 38′ 56.58″ E)
Datum: WGS84 Google Map
Added: 2022-05-17 10:01:46 GMT, Last updated: 2022-05-24 08:43:59 GMT
Source: Place Names Australia
Nearest Neighbour: The Passage Bommie, 160 m, bearing 341°, NNW
Portland, Discovery Coast.
Depth: 6 to 15 m.
See the Big Reef, Portland dive site page

Blowhole, Lady Julia Percy Island

Wall Dive
Wall Dive
Boat access
Boat access
Abalone Dive Site Advanced Open Water Rated Crayfish Dive Site Reef Dive Site
Latitude: 38° 25.552′ S   (38.425871° S / 38° 25′ 33.14″ S)
Longitude: 141° 59.909′ E   (141.998482° E / 141° 59′ 54.54″ E)
Datum: WGS84 Google Map
Added: 2021-07-12 03:50:25 GMT, Last updated: 2021-07-13 04:31:06 GMT
Source: Peter Ronald GPS
Nearest Neighbour: Leopard Seal Reef, 384 m, bearing 42°, NE
Lady Julia Percy Island, Discovery Coast.
Depth: 5 to 25 m.
See the Blowhole, Lady Julia Percy Island dive site page

Bobs Rock

Reef Dive
Reef Dive
Boat access
Boat access
Abalone Dive Site Advanced Open Water Rated Crayfish Dive Site Reef Dive Site
Latitude: 38° 27.277′ S   (38.454617° S / 38° 27′ 16.62″ S)
Longitude: 141° 58.059′ E   (141.96765° E / 141° 58′ 3.54″ E)
Datum: WGS84 Google Map
Added: 2021-07-12 06:09:22 GMT, Last updated: 2021-07-25 06:20:24 GMT
Source: Peter Ronald GPS
Nearest Neighbour: Blowhole, Lady Julia Percy Island, 4,175 m, bearing 40°, NE
Lady Julia Percy Island, Discovery Coast.
Depth: 15 to 23 m.
See the Bobs Rock dive site page

Boulder Point Reef

Reef Dive
Reef Dive
Boat access
Boat access
Abalone Dive Site Crayfish Dive Site Open Water Rated Reef Dive Site Spearfishing Site
Latitude: 38° 23.522′ S   (38.392026° S / 38° 23′ 31.29″ S)
Longitude: 142° 8.101′ E   (142.13501° E / 142° 8′ 6.04″ E)
Datum: WGS84 Google Map
Added: 2022-05-19 22:45:21 GMT, Last updated: 2022-05-23 11:04:14 GMT
Source: GPS
Nearest Neighbour: McKechnie Craig Bommie, 400 m, bearing 22°, NNE
Port Fairy, Discovery Coast.
Depth: 5 to 15 m.
See the Boulder Point Reef dive site page

Cape Nelson Lighthouse

Reef Dive
Reef Dive
Boat access
Boat access
Abalone Dive Site Crayfish Dive Site Open Water Rated Reef Dive Site Spearfishing Site
Latitude: 38° 25.977′ S   (38.432945° S / 38° 25′ 58.6″ S)
Longitude: 141° 32.530′ E   (141.542161° E / 141° 32′ 31.78″ E)
Datum: WGS84 Google Map
Added: 2022-05-17 09:30:16 GMT, Last updated: 2022-05-23 08:15:14 GMT
Source: Google Earth
Nearest Neighbour: Devils Kitchen, 1,370 m, bearing 61°, ENE
Cape Nelson, Portland, Discovery Coast.
Depth: 6 to 36 m.
See the Cape Nelson Lighthouse dive site page

Cape Woolamai Reef

Reef Dive
Reef Dive
Boat access
Boat access
Abalone Dive Site Crayfish Dive Site Open Water Rated Phillip Island Reef Dive Site Spearfishing Site
Latitude: 38° 34.026′ S   (38.5671° S / 38° 34′ 1.56″ S)
Longitude: 145° 21.552′ E   (145.359194° E / 145° 21′ 33.1″ E)
Datum: WGS84 Google Map
Added: 2021-03-28 05:37:13 GMT, Last updated: 2022-04-29 04:42:44 GMT
Source: Google Earth (approximate location only)
Nearest Neighbour: Phillip Island Cray Reef, 442 m, bearing 173°, S
Cape Woolamai, Phillip Island.
Depth: 12 to 15 m.
See the Cape Woolamai Reef dive site page

Catch Bag Reef Drift

Drift Dive
Drift Dive
Boat access
Boat access
Abalone Dive Site Crayfish Dive Site Drift Dive Site Inside Port Phillip Open Water Rated Reef Dive Site
Latitude: 38° 17.144′ S   (38.285733° S / 38° 17′ 8.64″ S)
Longitude: 144° 37.981′ E   (144.633017° E / 144° 37′ 58.86″ E)
Datum: WGS84 Google Map
Added: 2012-07-22 01:00:00 GMT, Last updated: 2022-04-29 04:44:13 GMT
Source: GPS
Nearest Neighbour: Lonsdale Wall Shallow, 207 m, bearing 265°, W
Depth: 12 to 24 m.
See the Catch Bag Reef Drift dive site page

Channel Bay

Reef Dive
Reef Dive
Boat access
Boat access
Abalone Dive Site Crayfish Dive Site Ideal For Snorkelling Open Water Rated Reef Dive Site
Latitude: 38° 25.103′ S   (38.418388° S / 38° 25′ 6.2″ S)
Longitude: 142° 0.503′ E   (142.008383° E / 142° 0′ 30.18″ E)
Datum: WGS84 Google Map
Added: 2021-07-13 11:43:50 GMT, Last updated: 2022-05-18 02:11:27 GMT
Source: Peter Ronald GPS
Nearest Neighbour: Landing Bay, 717 m, bearing 3°, N
Lady Julia Percy Island, Discovery Coast.
Depth: 2 to 20 m.
See the Channel Bay dive site page

Collendina Beach

Reef Dive
Reef Dive
Shore access
Shore access
Abalone Dive Site Crayfish Dive Site Ideal For Snorkelling Open Water Rated Outside Port Phillip Reef Dive Site Spearfishing Site
Latitude: 38° 16.432′ S   (38.273867° S / 38° 16′ 25.92″ S)
Longitude: 144° 33.111′ E   (144.551851° E / 144° 33′ 6.66″ E)
Datum: WGS84 Google Map | Get directions
Added: 2022-04-03 13:59:35 GMT, Last updated: 2022-04-29 04:45:05 GMT
Source: Google Earth
Nearest Neighbour: Buckley Park Reef, 1,072 m, bearing 193°, SSW
Ocean Grove, Barwon Coast.
Depth: 2 to 14 m.
See the Collendina Beach dive site page

Crumpets Beach

Reef Dive
Reef Dive
Shore access
Shore access
Abalone Dive Site Crayfish Dive Site Ideal For Snorkelling Night Dive Site Open Water Rated Reef Dive Site Spearfishing Site
Latitude: 38° 22.865′ S   (38.381076° S / 38° 22′ 51.87″ S)
Longitude: 141° 38.478′ E   (141.641297° E / 141° 38′ 28.67″ E)
Datum: WGS84 Google Map | Get directions
Added: 2022-05-17 03:36:59 GMT, Last updated: 2022-05-23 23:32:51 GMT
Source: Google Earth
Nearest Neighbour: Brads Bommie, 1,453 m, bearing 162°, SSE
Portland, Discovery Coast.
Depth: 1 to 8 m.
See the Crumpets Beach dive site page

Deep Pinnacles

Reef Dive
Reef Dive
Boat access
Boat access
Abalone Dive Site Advanced Open Water Rated Crayfish Dive Site Outside Port Phillip Reef Dive Site
Latitude: 38° 17.847′ S   (38.29745° S / 38° 17′ 50.82″ S)
Longitude: 144° 35.699′ E   (144.594983° E / 144° 35′ 41.94″ E)
Datum: WGS84 Google Map
Added: 2012-07-22 01:00:00 GMT, Last updated: 2022-05-07 19:36:48 GMT
Source: GPS (verified)
Nearest Neighbour: Golden Arch, 137 m, bearing 275°, W
Depth: 16 to 25 m.
Dive only on: SWF, SWE, Ebb, Flood.
See the Deep Pinnacles dive site page

Devils Kitchen

Reef Dive
Reef Dive
Boat access
Boat access
Abalone Dive Site Crayfish Dive Site Open Water Rated Reef Dive Site Spearfishing Site
Latitude: 38° 25.626′ S   (38.427095° S / 38° 25′ 37.54″ S)
Longitude: 141° 33.360′ E   (141.556006° E / 141° 33′ 21.62″ E)
Datum: WGS84 Google Map
Added: 2022-05-20 02:59:08 GMT, Last updated: 2022-05-23 08:15:37 GMT
Source: Google Earth
Nearest Neighbour: Isabella, Cape Nelson, 325 m, bearing 12°, NNE
Cape Nelson, Portland, Discovery Coast.
Depth: 3 to 15 m.
See the Devils Kitchen dive site page

Diamond Bay

Reef Dive
Reef Dive
Shore access
Shore access
Abalone Dive Site Advanced Open Water Rated Crayfish Dive Site Ideal For Snorkelling Outside Port Phillip Reef Dive Site Spearfishing Site
Latitude: 38° 21.246′ S   (38.354105° S / 38° 21′ 14.78″ S)
Longitude: 144° 44.534′ E   (144.742234° E / 144° 44′ 32.04″ E)
Datum: WGS84 Google Map | Get directions
Added: 2012-07-22 01:00:00 GMT, Last updated: 2022-04-29 04:46:59 GMT
Source: Google Earth
Nearest Neighbour: Jubilee Point, 573 m, bearing 256°, WSW
Sorrento, Back Beaches, Mornington Peninsula.
Depth: 1 to 10 m.
See the Diamond Bay dive site page

Dragons Lair

Reef Dive
Reef Dive
Boat access
Boat access
Abalone Dive Site Crayfish Dive Site Open Water Rated Outside Port Phillip Reef Dive Site
Latitude: 38° 17.421′ S   (38.29035° S / 38° 17′ 25.26″ S)
Longitude: 144° 34.859′ E   (144.580983° E / 144° 34′ 51.54″ E)
Datum: WGS84 Google Map
Added: 2012-07-22 01:00:00 GMT, Last updated: 2022-04-29 04:47:46 GMT
Source: GPS
Nearest Neighbour: The Supermarket, 375 m, bearing 299°, WNW
Point Lonsdale, Barwon Coast.
Depth: 12 to 18 m.
Dive only on: Ebb, Flood.
See the Dragons Lair dive site page

Eagle Nest Reef

Reef Dive
Reef Dive
Shore access
Shore access
Abalone Dive Site Crayfish Dive Site Ideal For Snorkelling Open Water Rated Reef Dive Site Spearfishing Site
Latitude: 38° 26.997′ S   (38.44995° S / 38° 26′ 59.82″ S)
Longitude: 144° 7.178′ E   (144.119635° E / 144° 7′ 10.69″ E)
Datum: WGS84 Google Map | Get directions
Added: 2022-04-05 16:31:38 GMT, Last updated: 2022-04-29 04:48:27 GMT
Source: Google Earth
Nearest Neighbour: Sandy Gully Beach, 1,255 m, bearing 209°, SSW
Aireys Inlet, Surf Coast.
Depth: 1 to 10 m.
See the Eagle Nest Reef dive site page

Eagle Rock, Warrnambool

Reef Dive
Reef Dive
Boat access
Boat access
Abalone Dive Site Crayfish Dive Site Open Water Rated Reef Dive Site Spearfishing Site
Latitude: 38° 23.704′ S   (38.395065° S / 38° 23′ 42.23″ S)
Longitude: 142° 27.273′ E   (142.454558° E / 142° 27′ 16.41″ E)
Datum: WGS84 Google Map
Added: 2021-06-12 08:15:20 GMT, Last updated: 2022-05-24 02:51:21 GMT
Source: GPS (verified)
Nearest Neighbour: Warrnambool Sewage Outfall, 222 m, bearing 119°, ESE
Warrnambool, Shipwreck Coast.
Depth: 12 m.
See the Eagle Rock, Warrnambool dive site page

First Cave

Reef Dive
Reef Dive
Boat access
Boat access
Abalone Dive Site Crayfish Dive Site Open Water Rated Reef Dive Site
Latitude: 38° 24.743′ S   (38.412377° S / 38° 24′ 44.56″ S)
Longitude: 142° 0.858′ E   (142.014301° E / 142° 0′ 51.48″ E)
Datum: WGS84 Google Map
Added: 2021-07-13 12:29:23 GMT, Last updated: 2022-05-18 02:13:05 GMT
Source: Peter Ronald GPS
Nearest Neighbour: North East Reef, 240 m, bearing 64°, ENE
Lady Julia Percy Island, Discovery Coast.
Depth: 2 to 10 m.
See the First Cave dive site page

Flat Rock

Reef Dive
Reef Dive
Boat access
Boat access
Abalone Dive Site Crayfish Dive Site Open Water Rated Reef Dive Site Spearfishing Site
Latitude: 38° 23.779′ S   (38.396314° S / 38° 23′ 46.73″ S)
Longitude: 142° 11.920′ E   (142.198674° E / 142° 11′ 55.23″ E)
Datum: WGS84 Google Map
Added: 2021-07-25 00:32:08 GMT, Last updated: 2022-05-23 11:07:00 GMT
Source: GPS (verified)
Nearest Neighbour: Little River Beach, 1,088 m, bearing 284°, WNW
Port Fairy, Discovery Coast.
Depth: 2 to 12 m.
See the Flat Rock dive site page

Flat Rock, Cape Nelson

Reef Dive
Reef Dive
Boat access
Boat access
Abalone Dive Site Crayfish Dive Site Open Water Rated Reef Dive Site Spearfishing Site
Latitude: 38° 23.822′ S   (38.397029° S / 38° 23′ 49.3″ S)
Longitude: 141° 34.263′ E   (141.571044° E / 141° 34′ 15.76″ E)
Datum: WGS84 Google Map
Added: 2022-05-20 06:07:08 GMT, Last updated: 2022-05-23 08:15:57 GMT
Source: Google Earth
Nearest Neighbour: Killer Waves, 1,281 m, bearing 202°, SSW
Cape Nelson, Portland, Discovery Coast.
Depth: 5 to 24 m.
See the Flat Rock, Cape Nelson dive site page

Golfies

Reef Dive
Reef Dive
Shore access
Shore access
Abalone Dive Site Crayfish Dive Site Ideal For Snorkelling Open Water Rated Reef Dive Site Spearfishing Site
Latitude: 38° 21.766′ S   (38.36276° S / 38° 21′ 45.94″ S)
Longitude: 142° 16.264′ E   (142.271061° E / 142° 16′ 15.82″ E)
Datum: WGS84 Google Map | Get directions
Added: 2022-05-18 21:35:53 GMT, Last updated: 2022-05-23 11:07:25 GMT
Source: Google Earth
Nearest Neighbour: Diana, Port Fairy, 856 m, bearing 244°, WSW
Port Fairy, Shipwreck Coast.
Depth: 2 to 20 m.
See the Golfies dive site page

Gormans Lane Reef

Reef Dive
Reef Dive
Shore access
Shore access
Abalone Dive Site Crayfish Dive Site Ideal For Snorkelling Open Water Rated Reef Dive Site Spearfishing Site
Latitude: 38° 21.001′ S   (38.350021° S / 38° 21′ 0.08″ S)
Longitude: 142° 21.387′ E   (142.356458° E / 142° 21′ 23.25″ E)
Datum: WGS84 Google Map | Get directions
Added: 2022-05-18 23:26:22 GMT, Last updated: 2022-05-23 11:14:42 GMT
Source: Google Earth
Nearest Neighbour: Rogers Rocks, 1,252 m, bearing 254°, WSW
Killarney, Shipwreck Coast.
Depth: 2 to 20 m.
See the Gormans Lane Reef dive site page

Grant Bay Beach

Reef Dive
Reef Dive
Shore access
Shore access
Abalone Dive Site Crayfish Dive Site Ideal For Snorkelling Open Water Rated Reef Dive Site Spearfishing Site
Latitude: 38° 23.660′ S   (38.394326° S / 38° 23′ 39.57″ S)
Longitude: 141° 37.578′ E   (141.626302° E / 141° 37′ 34.69″ E)
Datum: WGS84 Google Map | Get directions
Added: 2022-05-17 22:59:11 GMT, Last updated: 2022-05-23 23:33:23 GMT
Source: Google Earth
Nearest Neighbour: Grant Bay Reef, 750 m, bearing 106°, ESE
Grant Bay, Portland, Discovery Coast.
Depth: 2 to 10 m.
See the Grant Bay Beach dive site page

Grant Bay Reef

Reef Dive
Reef Dive
Boat access
Boat access
Abalone Dive Site Crayfish Dive Site Open Water Rated Reef Dive Site Spearfishing Site
Latitude: 38° 23.776′ S   (38.396267° S / 38° 23′ 46.56″ S)
Longitude: 141° 38.072′ E   (141.63454° E / 141° 38′ 4.34″ E)
Datum: WGS84 Google Map
Added: 2022-05-23 06:13:07 GMT, Last updated: 2022-05-23 23:33:51 GMT
Source: GPS
Nearest Neighbour: Grant Bay Beach, 750 m, bearing 286°, WNW
Grant Bay, Portland, Discovery Coast.
Depth: 5 to 12 m.
See the Grant Bay Reef dive site page

Haystack

Reef Dive
Reef Dive
Boat access
Boat access
Abalone Dive Site Crayfish Dive Site Open Water Rated Reef Dive Site
Latitude: 38° 25.280′ S   (38.421335° S / 38° 25′ 16.81″ S)
Longitude: 141° 59.712′ E   (141.995201° E / 141° 59′ 42.72″ E)
Datum: WGS84 Google Map
Added: 2021-07-12 20:55:03 GMT, Last updated: 2022-03-27 08:41:05 GMT
Source: Peter Ronald GPS
Nearest Neighbour: Prop Bay Bommie, 135 m, bearing 169°, S
Lady Julia Percy Island, Discovery Coast.
Depth: 6 to 15 m.
See the Haystack dive site page

Helen Rock

Reef Dive
Reef Dive
Boat access
Boat access
Abalone Dive Site Crayfish Dive Site Open Water Rated Reef Dive Site
Latitude: 38° 22.010′ S   (38.366833° S / 38° 22′ 0.6″ S)
Longitude: 142° 22.204′ E   (142.370067° E / 142° 22′ 12.24″ E)
Datum: WGS84 Google Map
Added: 2021-06-06 07:51:00 GMT, Last updated: 2022-05-23 11:15:03 GMT
Source: GPS
Nearest Neighbour: Gormans Lane Reef, 2,214 m, bearing 327°, NNW
Killarney, Shipwreck Coast.
Depth: 20 m.
See the Helen Rock dive site page

Horseshoe Reef

Reef Dive
Reef Dive
Boat access
Boat access
Abalone Dive Site Crayfish Dive Site Ideal For Snorkelling Open Water Rated Reef Dive Site Spearfishing Site
Latitude: 38° 22.712′ S   (38.37853° S / 38° 22′ 42.71″ S)
Longitude: 141° 24.718′ E   (141.411963° E / 141° 24′ 43.07″ E)
Datum: WGS84 Google Map
Added: 2022-05-20 20:07:06 GMT, Last updated: 2022-05-23 08:12:34 GMT
Source: Google Earth
Nearest Neighbour: SS Barwon, 163 m, bearing 352°, N
Cape Bridgewater, Portland, Discovery Coast.
Depth: 2 to 8 m.
See the Horseshoe Reef dive site page

Jones Bay, Cape Nelson

Reef Dive
Reef Dive
Boat access
Boat access
Abalone Dive Site Open Water Rated Reef Dive Site Spearfishing Site
Latitude: 38° 25.082′ S   (38.418036° S / 38° 25′ 4.93″ S)
Longitude: 141° 31.421′ E   (141.52368° E / 141° 31′ 25.25″ E)
Datum: WGS84 Google Map
Added: 2022-05-18 00:26:05 GMT, Last updated: 2022-05-23 08:16:27 GMT
Source: Peter Ronald GPS
Nearest Neighbour: Murrells Reef, 1,306 m, bearing 340°, NNW
Cape Nelson, Portland, Discovery Coast.
Depth: 2 to 15 m.
See the Jones Bay, Cape Nelson dive site page

Kelp Beds Reef Drift

Drift Dive
Drift Dive
Boat access
Boat access
Abalone Dive Site Crayfish Dive Site Drift Dive Site Inside Port Phillip Open Water Rated Reef Dive Site
Latitude: 38° 17.008′ S   (38.283469° S / 38° 17′ 0.49″ S)
Longitude: 144° 39.584′ E   (144.659729° E / 144° 39′ 35.02″ E)
Datum: WGS84 Google Map
Added: 2012-07-22 01:00:00 GMT, Last updated: 2022-04-29 04:50:58 GMT
Source: GPS
Nearest Neighbour: Hot Spot, 275 m, bearing 39°, NE
Depth: 10 to 21 m.
Dive only on: Flood.
See the Kelp Beds Reef Drift dive site page

Killarney Beach

Reef Dive
Reef Dive
Shore access
Shore access
Abalone Dive Site Crayfish Dive Site Ideal For Snorkelling Open Water Rated Reef Dive Site Spearfishing Site
Latitude: 38° 21.397′ S   (38.356618° S / 38° 21′ 23.82″ S)
Longitude: 142° 18.529′ E   (142.308812° E / 142° 18′ 31.72″ E)
Datum: WGS84 Google Map | Get directions
Added: 2022-05-18 19:21:28 GMT, Last updated: 2022-05-23 11:15:25 GMT
Source: Google Earth
Nearest Neighbour: Mills Reef Beach, 1,570 m, bearing 253°, WSW
Killarney, Shipwreck Coast.
Depth: 2 to 18 m.
See the Killarney Beach dive site page

Killer Waves

Reef Dive
Reef Dive
Boat access
Boat access
Abalone Dive Site Crayfish Dive Site Open Water Rated Reef Dive Site Spearfishing Site
Latitude: 38° 24.462′ S   (38.407696° S / 38° 24′ 27.71″ S)
Longitude: 141° 33.929′ E   (141.565478° E / 141° 33′ 55.72″ E)
Datum: WGS84 Google Map
Added: 2022-05-20 02:36:51 GMT, Last updated: 2022-05-23 08:16:47 GMT
Source: Peter Ronald GPS
Nearest Neighbour: Flat Rock, Cape Nelson, 1,281 m, bearing 22°, NNE
Cape Nelson, Portland, Discovery Coast.
Depth: 2 to 15 m.
See the Killer Waves dive site page

Koonya Ocean Beach

Shore Dive
Shore Dive
Shore access
Shore access
Abalone Dive Site Advanced Open Water Rated Crayfish Dive Site Ideal For Snorkelling Night Dive Site Outside Port Phillip Reef Dive Site Spearfishing Site
Latitude: 38° 21.810′ S   (38.363504° S / 38° 21′ 48.61″ S)
Longitude: 144° 45.095′ E   (144.751577° E / 144° 45′ 5.68″ E)
Datum: WGS84 Google Map | Get directions
Added: 2021-03-24 10:20:11 GMT, Last updated: 2022-04-29 04:51:45 GMT
Source: Google Earth
Nearest Neighbour: Spray Point Caverns, 550 m, bearing 159°, SSE
Blairgowrie, Back Beaches, Mornington Peninsula.
Depth:1 to 5 m.
See the Koonya Ocean Beach dive site page

Lady Face Point

Reef Dive
Reef Dive
Boat access
Boat access
Abalone Dive Site Advanced Open Water Rated Outside Port Phillip Reef Dive Site
Latitude: 38° 29.428′ S   (38.49047° S / 38° 29′ 25.69″ S)
Longitude: 144° 58.235′ E   (144.970583° E / 144° 58′ 14.1″ E)
Datum: WGS84 Google Map
Added: 2022-04-05 02:06:43 GMT, Last updated: 2022-04-05 02:13:56 GMT
Source: Google Earth
Nearest Neighbour: The Blowhole, Flinders, 1,842 m, bearing 70°, ENE
Flinders, Mornington Peninsula.
Depth: 3 to 25 m.
See the Lady Face Point dive site page

Lady Julia Percy Island

Reef Dive
Reef Dive
Boat access
Boat access
Abalone Dive Site Advanced Open Water Rated Crayfish Dive Site Deep Rated Reef Dive Site
Latitude: 38° 24.756′ S   (38.4126° S / 38° 24′ 45.36″ S)
Longitude: 142° 0.108′ E   (142.0018° E / 142° 0′ 6.48″ E)
Datum: WGS84 Google Map
Added: 2021-07-03 07:54:10 GMT, Last updated: 2021-07-13 12:47:02 GMT
Source: Google Earth
Nearest Neighbour: Landing Bay, 620 m, bearing 83°, E
Discovery Coast.
Depth: 5 to 25 m.
See the Lady Julia Percy Island dive site page

Landing Bay

Reef Dive
Reef Dive
Boat access
Boat access
Abalone Dive Site Crayfish Dive Site Open Water Rated Reef Dive Site
Latitude: 38° 24.717′ S   (38.411953° S / 38° 24′ 43.03″ S)
Longitude: 142° 0.532′ E   (142.00887° E / 142° 0′ 31.93″ E)
Datum: WGS84 Google Map
Added: 2021-07-13 12:10:34 GMT, Last updated: 2022-05-18 02:12:33 GMT
Source: Peter Ronald GPS
Nearest Neighbour: First Cave, 476 m, bearing 95°, E
Lady Julia Percy Island, Discovery Coast.
Depth: 2 to 10 m.
See the Landing Bay dive site page

Leopard Seal Reef

Reef Dive
Reef Dive
Boat access
Boat access
Abalone Dive Site Crayfish Dive Site Open Water Rated Reef Dive Site
Latitude: 38° 25.399′ S   (38.423311° S / 38° 25′ 23.92″ S)
Longitude: 142° 0.087′ E   (142.001446° E / 142° 0′ 5.21″ E)
Datum: WGS84 Google Map
Added: 2021-07-13 04:24:57 GMT, Last updated: 2021-07-13 04:31:07 GMT
Source: Peter Ronald GPS
Nearest Neighbour: Blowhole, Lady Julia Percy Island, 384 m, bearing 222°, SW
Lady Julia Percy Island, Discovery Coast.
Depth: 6 to 20 m.
See the Leopard Seal Reef dive site page

Levys Point

Reef Dive
Reef Dive
Boat access
Boat access
Abalone Dive Site Crayfish Dive Site Open Water Rated Reef Dive Site Spearfishing Site
Latitude: 38° 23.107′ S   (38.385124° S / 38° 23′ 6.45″ S)
Longitude: 142° 26.235′ E   (142.437258° E / 142° 26′ 14.13″ E)
Datum: WGS84 Google Map
Added: 2021-07-24 22:57:36 GMT, Last updated: 2022-05-23 11:17:13 GMT
Source: GPS (verified)
Nearest Neighbour: Eagle Rock, Warrnambool, 1,870 m, bearing 126°, SE
Warrnambool, Shipwreck Coast.
Depth: 1 to 10 m.
See the Levys Point dive site page

Lighthouse Reef

Reef Dive
Reef Dive
Shore access
Shore access
Abalone Dive Site Crayfish Dive Site Night Dive Site Open Water Rated Reef Dive Site Spearfishing Site
Latitude: 38° 20.379′ S   (38.339658° S / 38° 20′ 22.77″ S)
Longitude: 141° 36.506′ E   (141.608429° E / 141° 36′ 30.34″ E)
Datum: WGS84 Google Map | Get directions
Added: 2022-05-16 23:33:59 GMT, Last updated: 2022-05-23 23:34:32 GMT
Source: Google Earth
Nearest Neighbour: New Zealander, 239 m, bearing 44°, NE
Portland, Discovery Coast.
Depth: 1 to 4 m.
See the Lighthouse Reef dive site page

Little Reef, Portland

Reef Dive
Reef Dive
Boat access
Boat access
Abalone Dive Site Open Water Rated Reef Dive Site Spearfishing Site
Latitude: 38° 23.724′ S   (38.3954° S / 38° 23′ 43.44″ S)
Longitude: 141° 39.551′ E   (141.65918° E / 141° 39′ 33.05″ E)
Datum: WGS84 Google Map
Added: 2022-05-17 10:04:04 GMT, Last updated: 2022-05-24 05:36:35 GMT
Source: Place Names Australia
Nearest Neighbour: The Passage Reef Shallow, 514 m, bearing 238°, WSW
Portland, Discovery Coast.
Depth: 6 to 15 m.
See the Little Reef, Portland dive site page

Little River Beach

Reef Dive
Reef Dive
Boat access
Boat access
Abalone Dive Site Crayfish Dive Site Open Water Rated Reef Dive Site Spearfishing Site
Latitude: 38° 23.633′ S   (38.39389° S / 38° 23′ 38″ S)
Longitude: 142° 11.195′ E   (142.186575° E / 142° 11′ 11.67″ E)
Datum: WGS84 Google Map
Added: 2022-05-20 00:29:49 GMT, Last updated: 2022-05-23 11:07:47 GMT
Source: GPS
Nearest Neighbour: SOM Farm Reef, 756 m, bearing 259°, W
Port Fairy, Discovery Coast.
Depth: 5 to 15 m.
See the Little River Beach dive site page

McKechnie Craig Bommie

Bommie Dive
Bommie Dive
Boat access
Boat access
Abalone Dive Site Crayfish Dive Site Open Water Rated Reef Dive Site Spearfishing Site
Latitude: 38° 23.322′ S   (38.388699° S / 38° 23′ 19.32″ S)
Longitude: 142° 8.206′ E   (142.136766° E / 142° 8′ 12.36″ E)
Datum: WGS84 Google Map
Added: 2021-07-24 15:32:48 GMT, Last updated: 2022-05-19 22:47:53 GMT
Source: GPS (verified)
Nearest Neighbour: Boulder Point Reef, 400 m, bearing 202°, SSW
Discovery Coast.
Depth: 8 to 20 m.
See the McKechnie Craig Bommie dive site page

Mills Reef

Reef Dive
Reef Dive
Boat access
Boat access
Abalone Dive Site Crayfish Dive Site Ideal For Snorkelling Open Water Rated Reef Dive Site
Latitude: 38° 22.067′ S   (38.367788° S / 38° 22′ 4.04″ S)
Longitude: 142° 17.171′ E   (142.286183° E / 142° 17′ 10.26″ E)
Datum: WGS84 Google Map
Added: 2021-07-03 01:04:41 GMT, Last updated: 2022-05-23 11:13:37 GMT
Source: Google Earth
Nearest Neighbour: Mills Reef Beach, 924 m, bearing 30°, NNE
Killarney, Shipwreck Coast.
Depth: 5 to 20 m.
See the Mills Reef dive site page

Mills Reef Beach

Reef Dive
Reef Dive
Shore access
Shore access
Abalone Dive Site Crayfish Dive Site Ideal For Snorkelling Open Water Rated Reef Dive Site Spearfishing Site
Latitude: 38° 21.637′ S   (38.360624° S / 38° 21′ 38.25″ S)
Longitude: 142° 17.493′ E   (142.291542° E / 142° 17′ 29.55″ E)
Datum: WGS84 Google Map | Get directions
Added: 2022-05-18 21:14:53 GMT, Last updated: 2022-05-23 11:13:56 GMT
Source: Google Earth
Nearest Neighbour: Mills Reef, 924 m, bearing 210°, SSW
Killarney, Shipwreck Coast.
Depth: 2 to 20 m.
See the Mills Reef Beach dive site page

Minerva Reef

Reef Dive
Reef Dive
Boat access
Boat access
Abalone Dive Site Night Dive Site Open Water Rated Reef Dive Site Spearfishing Site
Latitude: 38° 17.110′ S   (38.285167° S / 38° 17′ 6.6″ S)
Longitude: 141° 40.360′ E   (141.672667° E / 141° 40′ 21.6″ E)
Datum: WGS84 Google Map
Added: 2021-07-03 23:07:20 GMT, Last updated: 2022-05-23 10:49:14 GMT
Source: Marine Life Network
Nearest Neighbour: Nargra Reef, 2,721 m, bearing 220°, SW
Portland Bay, Discovery Coast.
Depth: 3 to 5 m.
See the Minerva Reef dive site page

Murrells Beach

Reef Dive
Reef Dive
Shore access
Shore access
Abalone Dive Site Crayfish Dive Site Ideal For Snorkelling Open Water Rated Reef Dive Site Spearfishing Site
Latitude: 38° 24.182′ S   (38.403032° S / 38° 24′ 10.92″ S)
Longitude: 141° 31.702′ E   (141.528362° E / 141° 31′ 42.1″ E)
Datum: WGS84 Google Map | Get directions
Added: 2022-05-20 03:44:40 GMT, Last updated: 2022-05-23 08:17:18 GMT
Source: Google Earth
Nearest Neighbour: Murrells Reef, 945 m, bearing 242°, WSW
Cape Nelson, Portland, Discovery Coast.
Depth: 2 to 15 m.
See the Murrells Beach dive site page

Murrells Reef

Reef Dive
Reef Dive
Boat access
Boat access
Abalone Dive Site Crayfish Dive Site Open Water Rated Reef Dive Site Spearfishing Site
Latitude: 38° 24.417′ S   (38.406948° S / 38° 24′ 25.01″ S)
Longitude: 141° 31.124′ E   (141.518739° E / 141° 31′ 7.46″ E)
Datum: WGS84 Google Map
Added: 2022-05-20 04:12:21 GMT, Last updated: 2022-05-23 08:17:37 GMT
Source: Peter Ronald GPS
Nearest Neighbour: Murrells Beach, 945 m, bearing 62°, ENE
Cape Nelson, Portland, Discovery Coast.
Depth: 5 to 20 m.
See the Murrells Reef dive site page

Nelson Bommie

Bommie Dive
Bommie Dive
Boat access
Boat access
Abalone Dive Site Crayfish Dive Site Open Water Rated Reef Dive Site Spearfishing Site
Latitude: 38° 3.987′ S   (38.066454° S / 38° 3′ 59.23″ S)
Longitude: 140° 59.003′ E   (140.983378° E / 140° 59′ 0.16″ E)
Datum: WGS84 Google Map
Added: 2022-05-19 04:18:09 GMT, Last updated: 2022-05-23 08:08:40 GMT
Source: Peter Ronald GPS
Nearest Neighbour: The Boatshed, Cape Bridgewater, 50,638 m, bearing 132°, SE
Nelson, Discovery Bay, Discovery Coast.
Depth: 2 to 20 m.
See the Nelson Bommie dive site page

North East Reef

Reef Dive
Reef Dive
Boat access
Boat access
Abalone Dive Site Crayfish Dive Site Open Water Rated Reef Dive Site
Latitude: 38° 24.688′ S   (38.411459° S / 38° 24′ 41.25″ S)
Longitude: 142° 1.008′ E   (142.016793° E / 142° 1′ 0.45″ E)
Datum: WGS84 Google Map
Added: 2021-07-13 03:56:36 GMT, Last updated: 2022-05-18 02:10:13 GMT
Source: Peter Ronald GPS
Nearest Neighbour: First Cave, 240 m, bearing 244°, WSW
Lady Julia Percy Island, Discovery Coast.
Depth: 6 to 20 m.
See the North East Reef dive site page

North Point, Lawrence Rocks

Reef Dive
Reef Dive
Boat access
Boat access
Abalone Dive Site Crayfish Dive Site Open Water Rated Reef Dive Site Spearfishing Site
Latitude: 38° 24.225′ S   (38.403755° S / 38° 24′ 13.52″ S)
Longitude: 141° 40.004′ E   (141.666738° E / 141° 40′ 0.26″ E)
Datum: WGS84 Google Map
Added: 2021-07-23 05:24:30 GMT, Last updated: 2022-03-27 08:19:15 GMT
Source: GPS (verified)
Nearest Neighbour: The Saddle, Lawrence Rocks, 226 m, bearing 149°, SSE
Portland, Discovery Coast.
Depth: 2 to 12 m.
See the North Point, Lawrence Rocks dive site page

Old Aquarium

Reef Dive
Reef Dive
Shore access
Shore access
Abalone Dive Site Crayfish Dive Site Ideal For Snorkelling Night Dive Site Open Water Rated Reef Dive Site Spearfishing Site
Latitude: 38° 24.223′ S   (38.403719° S / 38° 24′ 13.39″ S)
Longitude: 142° 28.547′ E   (142.475775° E / 142° 28′ 32.79″ E)
Datum: WGS84 Google Map | Get directions
Added: 2021-06-08 06:32:31 GMT, Last updated: 2022-05-23 21:52:34 GMT
Source: Google Earth
Nearest Neighbour: Warrnambool Breakwater Inside, 151 m, bearing 10°, N
Warrnambool, Shipwreck Coast.
Depth: 4 to 14 m.
See the Old Aquarium dive site page

Peeping Tom

Bommie Dive
Bommie Dive
Boat access
Boat access
Abalone Dive Site Crayfish Dive Site Open Water Rated Reef Dive Site Spearfishing Site
Latitude: 38° 21.836′ S   (38.363939° S / 38° 21′ 50.18″ S)
Longitude: 142° 4.212′ E   (142.070206° E / 142° 4′ 12.74″ E)
Datum: WGS84 Google Map
Added: 2021-07-03 04:24:58 GMT, Last updated: 2022-05-23 11:02:18 GMT
Source: GPS (verified)
Nearest Neighbour: The Crags, 3,554 m, bearing 104°, ESE
Discovery Coast.
Depth: 3 to 15 m.
See the Peeping Tom dive site page

Pivot Beach

Reef Dive
Reef Dive
Shore access
Shore access
Abalone Dive Site Crayfish Dive Site Ideal For Snorkelling Night Dive Site Open Water Rated Reef Dive Site Spearfishing Site
Latitude: 38° 21.701′ S   (38.361689° S / 38° 21′ 42.08″ S)
Longitude: 141° 37.531′ E   (141.625516° E / 141° 37′ 31.86″ E)
Datum: WGS84 Google Map | Get directions
Added: 2022-05-17 02:47:58 GMT, Last updated: 2022-05-23 23:35:27 GMT
Source: Google Earth
Nearest Neighbour: Portland Bay Reef, 1,852 m, bearing 5°, N
Portland, Discovery Coast.
Depth: 1 to 8 m.
See the Pivot Beach dive site page

Portsea Back Beach Wall

Reef Dive
Reef Dive
Boat access
Boat access
Abalone Dive Site Advanced Open Water Rated Crayfish Dive Site Outside Port Phillip Reef Dive Site Spearfishing Site
Latitude: 38° 20.787′ S   (38.34645° S / 38° 20′ 47.22″ S)
Longitude: 144° 41.595′ E   (144.69325° E / 144° 41′ 35.7″ E)
Datum: WGS84 Google Map
Added: 2012-07-22 01:00:00 GMT, Last updated: 2022-05-07 16:17:57 GMT
Source: GPS
Nearest Neighbour: Toms Reef, 312 m, bearing 134°, SE
Depth: 17 to 26 m.
See the Portsea Back Beach Wall dive site page

Prop Bay Bommie

Bommie Dive
Bommie Dive
Boat access
Boat access
Abalone Dive Site Crayfish Dive Site Open Water Rated Reef Dive Site
Latitude: 38° 25.352′ S   (38.422529° S / 38° 25′ 21.1″ S)
Longitude: 141° 59.729′ E   (141.995488° E / 141° 59′ 43.76″ E)
Datum: WGS84 Google Map
Added: 2021-07-12 20:46:55 GMT, Last updated: 2022-03-27 08:40:28 GMT
Source: Peter Ronald GPS
Nearest Neighbour: Haystack, 135 m, bearing 349°, N
Lady Julia Percy Island, Discovery Coast.
Depth: 6 to 15 m.
See the Prop Bay Bommie dive site page

Ramsden Cave

Shore Dive
Shore Dive
Shore access
Shore access
Abalone Dive Site Advanced Open Water Rated Crayfish Dive Site Outside Port Phillip Spearfishing Site
Latitude: 38° 41.560′ S   (38.692663° S / 38° 41′ 33.59″ S)
Longitude: 143° 50.073′ E   (143.83455° E / 143° 50′ 4.38″ E)
Datum: WGS84 Google Map | Get directions
Added: 2021-02-23 14:33:47 GMT, Last updated: 2022-04-28 07:20:49 GMT
Source: Shore Dives of Victoria (approximate location only)
Nearest Neighbour: Speculant, 520 m, bearing 259°, W
Sea cave at Cape Patton, Otway Coast.
Depth: 1 to 10 m.
See the Ramsden Cave dive site page

Rogers Rocks

Reef Dive
Reef Dive
Boat access
Boat access
Abalone Dive Site Crayfish Dive Site Open Water Rated Reef Dive Site
Latitude: 38° 21.177′ S   (38.35295° S / 38° 21′ 10.62″ S)
Longitude: 142° 20.556′ E   (142.342597° E / 142° 20′ 33.35″ E)
Datum: WGS84 Google Map
Added: 2021-07-10 20:49:29 GMT, Last updated: 2022-05-23 11:15:53 GMT
Source: Peter Ronald
Nearest Neighbour: The Basin, 661 m, bearing 246°, WSW
Killarney Shipwreck Coast.
Depth: 5 to 20 m.
See the Rogers Rocks dive site page

Sandy Gully Beach

Reef Dive
Reef Dive
Shore access
Shore access
Abalone Dive Site Crayfish Dive Site Ideal For Snorkelling Open Water Rated Reef Dive Site Spearfishing Site
Latitude: 38° 27.587′ S   (38.459788° S / 38° 27′ 35.24″ S)
Longitude: 144° 6.754′ E   (144.112563° E / 144° 6′ 45.23″ E)
Datum: WGS84 Google Map | Get directions
Added: 2022-04-07 15:50:20 GMT, Last updated: 2022-04-29 04:53:00 GMT
Source: Google Earth
Nearest Neighbour: Eagle Nest Reef, 1,255 m, bearing 29°, NNE
Aireys Inlet, Surf Coast.
Depth: 1 to 10 m.
See the Sandy Gully Beach dive site page

Seal Colony, Cape Bridgewater

Reef Dive
Reef Dive
Boat access
Boat access
Abalone Dive Site Crayfish Dive Site Open Water Rated Reef Dive Site
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 08:14:07 GMT, Last updated: 2022-05-23 08:12:57 GMT
Source: Google Earth
Nearest Neighbour: Horseshoe Reef, 1,540 m, bearing 355°, N
Cape Bridgewater, Portland, Discovery Coast.
Depth: 5 to 10 m.
See the Seal Colony, Cape Bridgewater dive site page

Snakes and Ladders

Reef Dive
Reef Dive
Boat access
Boat access
Abalone Dive Site Advanced Open Water Rated Crayfish Dive Site Reef Dive Site Spearfishing Site
Latitude: 38° 25.069′ S   (38.41781° S / 38° 25′ 4.12″ S)
Longitude: 141° 33.441′ E   (141.557355° E / 141° 33′ 26.48″ E)
Datum: WGS84 Google Map
Added: 2022-05-20 05:55:35 GMT, Last updated: 2022-05-23 08:17:58 GMT
Source: Google Earth
Nearest Neighbour: Isabella, Cape Nelson, 716 m, bearing 183°, S
Cape Nelson, Portland, Discovery Coast.
Depth: 5 to 18 m.
See the Snakes and Ladders dive site page

SOM Farm Reef

Reef Dive
Reef Dive
Boat access
Boat access
Abalone Dive Site Crayfish Dive Site Open Water Rated Reef Dive Site Spearfishing Site
Latitude: 38° 23.708′ S   (38.395132° S / 38° 23′ 42.48″ S)
Longitude: 142° 10.683′ E   (142.178044° E / 142° 10′ 40.96″ E)
Datum: WGS84 Google Map
Added: 2021-07-12 10:38:26 GMT, Last updated: 2022-05-23 11:10:34 GMT
Source: Google Earth
Nearest Neighbour: Taylors Beach, 400 m, bearing 311°, NW
Port Fairy, Discovery Coast.
Depth: 5 to 18 m.
See the SOM Farm Reef dive site page

Sorrento Back Beach

Reef Dive
Reef Dive
Shore access
Shore access
Abalone Dive Site Crayfish Dive Site Ideal For Snorkelling Open Water Rated Outside Port Phillip Reef Dive Site Spearfishing Site
Latitude: 38° 20.757′ S   (38.345956° S / 38° 20′ 45.44″ S)
Longitude: 144° 43.619′ E   (144.726981° E / 144° 43′ 37.13″ E)
Datum: WGS84 Google Map | Get directions
Added: 2012-07-22 01:00:00 GMT, Last updated: 2022-04-29 04:53:43 GMT
Source: GPS
Nearest Neighbour: St Pauls Rock, 946 m, bearing 138°, SE
Sorrento, Back Beaches, Mornington Peninsula.
Depth: 6 to 20 m.
Dive only on: SWF, SWE, Ebb, Flood.
See the Sorrento Back Beach dive site page

Speculant

Wreck Dive
Wreck Dive
Shore access
Shore access
Abalone Dive Site Advanced Open Water Rated Crayfish Dive Site Ideal For Snorkelling Outside Port Phillip Spearfishing Site Wreck Dive Site
Latitude: 38° 41.609′ S   (38.693484° S / 38° 41′ 36.54″ S)
Longitude: 143° 49.719′ E   (143.828649° E / 143° 49′ 43.14″ E)
Datum: WGS84 Google Map | Get directions
Added: 2021-02-22 06:34:45 GMT, Last updated: 2022-04-27 13:26:26 GMT
Source: Shore Dives of Victoria (approximate location only)
Nearest Neighbour: Ramsden Cave, 520 m, bearing 79°, E
Three-Masted Iron Barquentine.
Built: Inverkeithing, Scotland, 1895.
Sunk: 10 February 1911.
Cape Patton, Otway Coast.
Depth: 4 to 6 m.
See the Speculant dive site page

Spray Point Caverns

Shore Dive
Shore Dive
Shore access
Shore access
Abalone Dive Site Advanced Open Water Rated Crayfish Dive Site Ideal For Snorkelling Outside Port Phillip Reef Dive Site Spearfishing Site
Latitude: 38° 22.088′ S   (38.368125° S / 38° 22′ 5.25″ S)
Longitude: 144° 45.230′ E   (144.753832° E / 144° 45′ 13.8″ E)
Datum: WGS84 Google Map | Get directions
Added: 2012-07-22 01:00:00 GMT, Last updated: 2022-04-29 04:54:23 GMT
Source: Google Earth
Nearest Neighbour: Koonya Ocean Beach, 550 m, bearing 339°, NNW
Blairgowrie, Back Beaches, Mornington Peninsula.
Depth: 5 to 15 m.
See the Spray Point Caverns dive site page

Taylors Beach

Reef Dive
Reef Dive
Boat access
Boat access
Abalone Dive Site Crayfish Dive Site Open Water Rated Reef Dive Site Spearfishing Site
Latitude: 38° 23.565′ S   (38.392753° S / 38° 23′ 33.91″ S)
Longitude: 142° 10.476′ E   (142.174594° E / 142° 10′ 28.54″ E)
Datum: WGS84 Google Map
Added: 2022-05-20 00:53:55 GMT, Last updated: 2022-05-23 11:10:52 GMT
Source: GPS
Nearest Neighbour: SOM Farm Reef, 400 m, bearing 131°, SE
Port Fairy, Discovery Coast.
Depth: 5 to 15 m.
See the Taylors Beach dive site page

Tea Tree Bay

Reef Dive
Reef Dive
Boat access
Boat access
Abalone Dive Site Crayfish Dive Site Open Water Rated Reef Dive Site Spearfishing Site
Latitude: 38° 23.559′ S   (38.39265° S / 38° 23′ 33.54″ S)
Longitude: 142° 8.894′ E   (142.148232° E / 142° 8′ 53.64″ E)
Datum: WGS84 Google Map
Added: 2022-05-19 22:22:14 GMT, Last updated: 2022-05-23 11:11:14 GMT
Source: GPS
Nearest Neighbour: McKechnie Craig Bommie, 1,092 m, bearing 293°, WNW
Port Fairy, Discovery Coast.
Depth: 5 to 20 m.
See the Tea Tree Bay dive site page

The Arch, Flinders

Reef Dive
Reef Dive
Boat access
Boat access
Abalone Dive Site Advanced Open Water Rated Crayfish Dive Site Reef Dive Site Spearfishing Site
Latitude: 38° 29.883′ S   (38.49805° S / 38° 29′ 52.98″ S)
Longitude: 144° 56.301′ E   (144.938346° E / 144° 56′ 18.05″ E)
Datum: WGS84 Google Map
Added: 2022-04-01 07:34:52 GMT, Last updated: 2022-04-05 02:00:22 GMT
Source: Google Earth
Nearest Neighbour: Simmons Bay Sea Caves, 1,279 m, bearing 47°, NE
Flinders, Mornington Peninsula.
Depth: 3 to 22 m.
See the The Arch, Flinders dive site page

The Banks

Reef Dive
Reef Dive
Boat access
Boat access
Abalone Dive Site Advanced Open Water Rated Reef Dive Site
Latitude: 38° 25.648′ S   (38.427467° S / 38° 25′ 38.88″ S)
Longitude: 142° 29.440′ E   (142.490667° E / 142° 29′ 26.4″ E)
Datum: WGS84 Google Map
Added: 2021-06-06 03:59:21 GMT, Last updated: 2022-05-23 11:22:32 GMT
Source: GPS
Nearest Neighbour: Hopkins Reef, 2,599 m, bearing 33°, NNE
Warrnambool, Shipwreck Coast.
Depth: 10 to 30 m.
See the The Banks dive site page

The Blowhole, Flinders

Shore Dive
Shore Dive
Shore access
Shore access
Abalone Dive Site Advanced Open Water Rated Crayfish Dive Site Ideal For Snorkelling Inside Western Port Outside Port Phillip Reef Dive Site Spearfishing Site
Latitude: 38° 29.101′ S   (38.485013° S / 38° 29′ 6.05″ S)
Longitude: 144° 59.434′ E   (144.990563° E / 144° 59′ 26.03″ E)
Datum: WGS84 Google Map | Get directions
Added: 2012-07-22 01:00:00 GMT, Last updated: 2022-04-05 02:13:57 GMT
Source: Google Earth
Nearest Neighbour: Lady Face Point, 1,842 m, bearing 250°, WSW
Flinders, Back Beaches, Mornington Peninsula.
Depth: 3 to 11 m.
See the The Blowhole, Flinders dive site page

The Boatshed, Cape Bridgewater

Reef Dive
Reef Dive
Boat access
Boat access
Abalone Dive Site Crayfish Dive Site Ideal For Snorkelling Open Water Rated Reef Dive Site Spearfishing Site
Latitude: 38° 22.616′ S   (38.37694° S / 38° 22′ 36.98″ S)
Longitude: 141° 24.446′ E   (141.407433° E / 141° 24′ 26.76″ E)
Datum: WGS84 Google Map
Added: 2022-05-20 07:08:18 GMT, Last updated: 2022-05-23 08:14:03 GMT
Source: GPS
Nearest Neighbour: SS Barwon, 375 m, bearing 92°, E
Cape Bridgewater, Portland, Discovery Coast.
Depth: 2 to 8 m.
See the The Boatshed, Cape Bridgewater dive site page

The Crags

Reef Dive
Reef Dive
Shore access
Shore access
Abalone Dive Site Ideal For Snorkelling Open Water Rated Reef Dive Site Spearfishing Site
Latitude: 38° 22.304′ S   (38.371731° S / 38° 22′ 18.23″ S)
Longitude: 142° 6.585′ E   (142.109745° E / 142° 6′ 35.08″ E)
Datum: WGS84 Google Map | Get directions
Added: 2021-07-03 02:21:50 GMT, Last updated: 2022-05-23 11:02:55 GMT
Source: Google Earth
Nearest Neighbour: McKechnie Craig Bommie, 3,018 m, bearing 128°, SE
Discovery Coast.
Depth: 8 to 10 m.
See the The Crags dive site page

The Harbour, Lawrence Rocks

Reef Dive
Reef Dive
Boat access
Boat access
Abalone Dive Site Crayfish Dive Site Open Water Rated Reef Dive Site Spearfishing Site
Latitude: 38° 24.514′ S   (38.408564° S / 38° 24′ 30.83″ S)
Longitude: 141° 40.136′ E   (141.668938° E / 141° 40′ 8.18″ E)
Datum: WGS84 Google Map
Added: 2021-07-23 04:38:42 GMT, Last updated: 2022-04-01 08:32:33 GMT
Source: GPS (verified)
Nearest Neighbour: The Saddle, Lawrence Rocks, 349 m, bearing 346°, NNW
Portland, Discovery Coast.
Depth: 6 to 18 m.
See the The Harbour, Lawrence Rocks dive site page

The Ledges

Reef Dive
Reef Dive
Boat access
Boat access
Abalone Dive Site Crayfish Dive Site Open Water Rated Outside Port Phillip Reef Dive Site
Latitude: 38° 17.346′ S   (38.2891° S / 38° 17′ 20.76″ S)
Longitude: 144° 34.378′ E   (144.572967° E / 144° 34′ 22.68″ E)
Datum: WGS84 Google Map
Added: 2018-01-12 01:00:00 GMT, Last updated: 2022-04-29 04:55:18 GMT
Source: Allie Beckhurst GPS (verified)
Nearest Neighbour: 18 Metre Reef, 86 m, bearing 313°, NW
Ocean Grove, Barwon Coast.
Depth: 12 to 16 m.
See the The Ledges dive site page

The Nursery, Lawrence Rocks

Reef Dive
Reef Dive
Boat access
Boat access
Abalone Dive Site Crayfish Dive Site Open Water Rated Reef Dive Site Spearfishing Site
Latitude: 38° 24.280′ S   (38.404667° S / 38° 24′ 16.8″ S)
Longitude: 141° 40.260′ E   (141.671° E / 141° 40′ 15.6″ E)
Datum: WGS84 Google Map
Added: 2021-07-21 12:28:57 GMT, Last updated: 2021-07-23 05:41:41 GMT
Source: Marine Life Network
Nearest Neighbour: Emily S, 234 m, bearing 23°, NNE
Portland, Discovery Coast.
Depth: 5 to 16 m.
See the The Nursery, Lawrence Rocks dive site page

The Passage Bommie

Bommie Dive
Bommie Dive
Boat access
Boat access
Abalone Dive Site Crayfish Dive Site Open Water Rated Reef Dive Site Spearfishing Site
Latitude: 38° 24.193′ S   (38.403215° S / 38° 24′ 11.57″ S)
Longitude: 141° 38.909′ E   (141.648478° E / 141° 38′ 54.52″ E)
Datum: WGS84 Google Map
Added: 2021-07-22 18:25:50 GMT, Last updated: 2022-05-24 08:39:46 GMT
Source: GPS (verified)
Nearest Neighbour: Big Reef, Portland , 160 m, bearing 161°, SSE
Portland, Discovery Coast.
Depth: 3 to 20 m.
See the The Passage Bommie dive site page

The Passage Reef Deep

Reef Dive
Reef Dive
Boat access
Boat access
Abalone Dive Site Crayfish Dive Site Open Water Rated Reef Dive Site Spearfishing Site
Latitude: 38° 24.509′ S   (38.408483° S / 38° 24′ 30.54″ S)
Longitude: 141° 38.703′ E   (141.645053° E / 141° 38′ 42.19″ E)
Datum: WGS84 Google Map
Added: 2022-05-24 05:33:28 GMT, Last updated: 2022-05-24 05:36:36 GMT
Source: GPS
Nearest Neighbour: Big Reef, Portland , 556 m, bearing 38°, NE
Portland, Discovery Coast.
Depth: 15 to 20 m.
See the The Passage Reef Deep dive site page

The Passage Reef Shallow

Reef Dive
Reef Dive
Boat access
Boat access
Abalone Dive Site Crayfish Dive Site Open Water Rated Reef Dive Site Spearfishing Site
Latitude: 38° 23.870′ S   (38.397837° S / 38° 23′ 52.21″ S)
Longitude: 141° 39.250′ E   (141.654166° E / 141° 39′ 15″ E)
Datum: WGS84 Google Map
Added: 2022-05-24 05:21:05 GMT, Last updated: 2022-05-24 05:36:36 GMT
Source: GPS
Nearest Neighbour: Little Reef, Portland , 514 m, bearing 58°, ENE
Portland, Discovery Coast.
Depth: 10 to 15 m.
See the The Passage Reef Shallow dive site page

The Quarry, Cape Grant

Reef Dive
Reef Dive
Boat access
Boat access
Abalone Dive Site Crayfish Dive Site Open Water Rated Reef Dive Site Spearfishing Site
Latitude: 38° 24.276′ S   (38.404602° S / 38° 24′ 16.57″ S)
Longitude: 141° 37.700′ E   (141.628341° E / 141° 37′ 42.03″ E)
Datum: WGS84 Google Map
Added: 2022-05-17 21:20:45 GMT, Last updated: 2022-05-23 08:21:05 GMT
Source: Google Earth
Nearest Neighbour: Grant Bay Reef, 1,073 m, bearing 30°, NNE
Cape Sir William Grant, Portland, Discovery Coast.
Depth: 5 to 15 m.
See the The Quarry, Cape Grant dive site page

The Saddle, Lawrence Rocks

Reef Dive
Reef Dive
Boat access
Boat access
Abalone Dive Site Crayfish Dive Site Ideal For Snorkelling Open Water Rated Reef Dive Site Spearfishing Site
Latitude: 38° 24.331′ S   (38.40551° S / 38° 24′ 19.84″ S)
Longitude: 141° 40.082′ E   (141.668035° E / 141° 40′ 4.93″ E)
Datum: WGS84 Google Map
Added: 2021-07-23 05:05:25 GMT, Last updated: 2021-07-23 06:17:58 GMT
Source: GPS (verified)
Nearest Neighbour: North Point, Lawrence Rocks, 226 m, bearing 329°, NNW
Portland, Discovery Coast.
Depth: 2 to 10 m.
See the The Saddle, Lawrence Rocks dive site page

The Supermarket

Reef Dive
Reef Dive
Boat access
Boat access
Abalone Dive Site Crayfish Dive Site Open Water Rated Outside Port Phillip Reef Dive Site
Latitude: 38° 17.322′ S   (38.2887° S / 38° 17′ 19.32″ S)
Longitude: 144° 34.634′ E   (144.577233° E / 144° 34′ 38.04″ E)
Datum: WGS84 Google Map
Added: 2012-07-22 01:00:00 GMT, Last updated: 2022-04-29 04:56:18 GMT
Source: GPS
Nearest Neighbour: The Ledges, 375 m, bearing 263°, W
Point Lonsdale, Barwon Coast.
Depth: 6 to 18 m.
Dive only on: SWF, SWE, Ebb.
See the The Supermarket dive site page

Thunder Point

Reef Dive
Reef Dive
Shore access
Shore access
Abalone Dive Site Crayfish Dive Site Ideal For Snorkelling Night Dive Site Open Water Rated Reef Dive Site Spearfishing Site
Latitude: 38° 23.974′ S   (38.399567° S / 38° 23′ 58.44″ S)
Longitude: 142° 27.798′ E   (142.4633° E / 142° 27′ 47.88″ E)
Datum: WGS84 Google Map | Get directions
Added: 2021-06-12 06:59:13 GMT, Last updated: 2022-05-24 01:57:47 GMT
Source: Google Earth
Nearest Neighbour: Pickering Point, 525 m, bearing 103°, ESE
Warrnambool, Shipwreck Coast.
Depth: 3 to 20 m.
See the Thunder Point dive site page

Toms Reef

Reef Dive
Reef Dive
Boat access
Boat access
Abalone Dive Site Advanced Open Water Rated Crayfish Dive Site Outside Port Phillip Reef Dive Site Spearfishing Site
Latitude: 38° 20.905′ S   (38.348417° S / 38° 20′ 54.3″ S)
Longitude: 144° 41.748′ E   (144.6958° E / 144° 41′ 44.88″ E)
Datum: WGS84 Google Map
Added: 2012-07-22 01:00:00 GMT, Last updated: 2022-04-06 13:57:18 GMT
Source: GPS
Nearest Neighbour: Portsea Back Beach Wall, 312 m, bearing 314°, NW
Depth: 12 to 24 m.
See the Toms Reef dive site page

Warrnambool Sewage Outfall

Reef Dive
Reef Dive
Boat access
Boat access
Abalone Dive Site Crayfish Dive Site Open Water Rated Reef Dive Site Spearfishing Site
Latitude: 38° 23.763′ S   (38.396047° S / 38° 23′ 45.77″ S)
Longitude: 142° 27.406′ E   (142.456771° E / 142° 27′ 24.38″ E)
Datum: WGS84 Google Map
Added: 2021-07-25 05:33:33 GMT, Last updated: 2022-05-23 11:23:32 GMT
Source: GPS (verified)
Nearest Neighbour: Eagle Rock, Warrnambool, 222 m, bearing 299°, WNW
Warrnambool, Shipwreck Coast.
Depth: 2 to 12 m.
See the Warrnambool Sewage Outfall dive site page

Water Tower, Port Fairy

Reef Dive
Reef Dive
Boat access
Boat access
Abalone Dive Site Crayfish Dive Site Open Water Rated Reef Dive Site Spearfishing Site
Latitude: 38° 23.707′ S   (38.395113° S / 38° 23′ 42.41″ S)
Longitude: 142° 12.714′ E   (142.211906° E / 142° 12′ 42.86″ E)
Datum: WGS84 Google Map
Added: 2022-05-19 23:58:04 GMT, Last updated: 2022-05-23 11:12:33 GMT
Source: GPS
Nearest Neighbour: Ocean Drive, Port Fairy, 816 m, bearing 64°, ENE
Port Fairy, Discovery Coast.
Depth: 5 to 15 m.
See the Water Tower, Port Fairy dive site page

Yellow Rock Beach

Reef Dive
Reef Dive
Shore access
Shore access
Abalone Dive Site Crayfish Dive Site Ideal For Snorkelling Open Water Rated Reef Dive Site Spearfishing Site
Latitude: 38° 23.289′ S   (38.388155° S / 38° 23′ 17.36″ S)
Longitude: 141° 34.918′ E   (141.581961° E / 141° 34′ 55.06″ E)
Datum: WGS84 Google Map | Get directions
Added: 2022-05-20 12:24:41 GMT, Last updated: 2022-05-23 08:19:22 GMT
Source: Google Earth
Nearest Neighbour: Flat Rock, Cape Nelson, 1,371 m, bearing 223°, SW
Nelson Bay, Portland, Discovery Coast.
Depth: 5 to 10 m.
See the Yellow Rock Beach dive site page

Total of 86 dive sites.

If you have other abalone dive sites you could add to the list, please Contact Us with the details. If you have more information, pictures, or videos of the abalone dive sites already listed here, we'd love to hear from you.

See also, How to Catch Abalone.

Abalone diving is a high-risk activity. In Victoria it is over represented amongst drowning deaths. Please dive with a buddy and take all of the relevant safety precautions.

Safety Tip: We recommend you read our Boat Diving Safety and Using a Dive Float and Flag pages and use the described Cray/Drift Buoy Line Diver Freedom System when diving from a private boat for abalone.

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