Melbourne Snorkelling Sites

Melbourne Snorkelling Sites

This is a list of the sites in and near Melbourne that we consider to be Ideal for Snorkelling. Click on the 'Read more about' link for the snorkelling site and you will be taken to the section of a web page where we show all of the information we have for the site.

Altona Pier

Pier Dive Shore access
Latitude: 37° 52.384′ S   (37.873071° S / 37° 52′ 23.06″ S)
Longitude: 144° 49.812′ E   (144.830199° E / 144° 49′ 48.72″ E)
Datum: WGS84 Google Map
Added: 2012-07-22 01:00:00 GMT, Last updated: 2019-02-16 07:17:41 GMT
Source: Google Earth
Nearest Neighbour: Seaholme Reef, Altona, 1,447 m, bearing 67°, ENE
Depth: 1 to 5 m.
See the Altona Pier dive site page

Beacon Reef, Davey Bay

Reef Dive Shore access
Latitude: 38° 9.824′ S   (38.163739° S / 38° 9′ 49.46″ S)
Longitude: 145° 5.279′ E   (145.087985° E / 145° 5′ 16.75″ E)
Datum: WGS84 Google Map
Added: 2012-07-22 01:00:00 GMT, Last updated: 2019-02-15 20:18:13 GMT
Source: Google Earth
Nearest Neighbour: Pelican Point Reef, 291 m, bearing 54°, NE
Depth: 3 to 5 m.
See the Beacon Reef, Davey Bay dive site page

Blairgowrie Pier

Pier Dive Shore access
Latitude: 38° 21.407′ S   (38.356778° S / 38° 21′ 24.4″ S)
Longitude: 144° 46.416′ E   (144.773597° E / 144° 46′ 24.95″ E)
Datum: WGS84 Google Map
Added: 2012-07-22 01:00:00 GMT, Last updated: 2019-02-17 06:00:17 GMT
Source: Google Earth
Nearest Neighbour: Geoffs Scallop Hole, 2,001 m, bearing 97°, E
Depth: 2 to 7 m.
See the Blairgowrie Pier dive site page

Bridgewater Bay

Shore Dive Shore access
Latitude: 38° 22.446′ S   (38.374098° S / 38° 22′ 26.75″ S)
Longitude: 144° 46.014′ E   (144.766899° E / 144° 46′ 0.84″ E)
Datum: WGS84 Google Map
Added: 2012-07-22 01:00:00 GMT, Last updated: 2019-02-16 20:07:10 GMT
Source: Google Earth
Nearest Neighbour: Pearses Beach, 919 m, bearing 139°, SE
Depth: 4 to 8 m.
See the Bridgewater Bay dive site page

Brighton Pier

Pier Dive Shore access
Latitude: 37° 54.523′ S   (37.908713° S / 37° 54′ 31.37″ S)
Longitude: 144° 58.941′ E   (144.982345° E / 144° 58′ 56.44″ E)
Datum: WGS84 Google Map
Added: 2012-07-22 01:00:00 GMT, Last updated: 2019-02-19 02:29:48 GMT
Source: Google Earth
Nearest Neighbour: South Road Reefs and Bommie, 2,301 m, bearing 164°, SSE
Depth: 2 to 8 m.
See the Brighton Pier dive site page

Buckleys Cave

Shore Dive Shore access
Latitude: 38° 17.562′ S   (38.292699° S / 38° 17′ 33.72″ S)
Longitude: 144° 36.844′ E   (144.614067° E / 144° 36′ 50.64″ E)
Datum: WGS84 Google Map
Added: 2012-07-22 01:00:00 GMT, Last updated: 2019-02-16 19:47:52 GMT
Source: Google Earth
Nearest Neighbour: Glaneuse, 146 m, bearing 249°, WSW
Depth: 2 to 10 m.
See the Buckleys Cave dive site page

Cape Schanck West

Shore Dive Shore access
Latitude: 38° 29.762′ S   (38.496031° S / 38° 29′ 45.71″ S)
Longitude: 144° 53.165′ E   (144.886081° E / 144° 53′ 9.89″ E)
Datum: WGS84 Google Map
Added: 2012-07-22 01:00:00 GMT, Last updated: 2019-02-16 20:08:26 GMT
Source: Google Earth
Nearest Neighbour: The Blowhole, 9,176 m, bearing 82°, E
Depth: 1 to 7 m.
See the Cape Schanck West dive site page

Cerberus

Wreck Dive Shore access
Latitude: 37° 58.043′ S   (37.967382° S / 37° 58′ 2.58″ S)
Longitude: 145° 0.473′ E   (145.007876° E / 145° 0′ 28.35″ E)
Datum: WGS84 Google Map
Added: 2012-07-22 01:00:00 GMT, Last updated: 2019-02-03 04:38:14 GMT
Source: Victorian Government GPS (verified)
Nearest Neighbour: Black Rock Jetty, Half Moon Bay, 274 m, bearing 141°, SE
Historic shipwreck protected zone.
Permit Required.
ex HMVS Cerberus, Iron monitor.
Built: Jarrow-on-Tyne, Britain, 1867.
Sunk: 2 September 1926.
Depth: 7 m.
See the Cerberus dive site page

Cheviot

Wreck Dive Boat access
Latitude: 38° 18.840′ S   (38.314° S / 38° 18′ 50.4″ S)
Longitude: 144° 39.850′ E   (144.664167° E / 144° 39′ 51″ E)
Datum: WGS84 Google Map
Added: 2012-07-22 01:00:00 GMT, Last updated: 2019-02-03 04:38:33 GMT
Source: Book - Shipwrecks Around Port Phillip Heads GPS (verified)
Nearest Neighbour: Petriana, 838 m, bearing 297°, WNW
Passenger steamer, 1226 ton.
Sunk: 19 October 1887.
Depth: 0 to 7 m.
See the Cheviot dive site page

Chinamans Hat

Other Boat access
Latitude: 38° 17.385′ S   (38.28975° S / 38° 17′ 23.1″ S)
Longitude: 144° 43.515′ E   (144.72525° E / 144° 43′ 30.9″ E)
Datum: WGS84 Google Map
Added: 2012-07-22 01:00:00 GMT, Last updated: 2019-02-16 07:16:01 GMT
Source: GPS
Nearest Neighbour: William Salthouse, 2,543 m, bearing 317°, NW
Seals.
Depth: 2 to 12 m.
See the Chinamans Hat dive site page

Clifton Springs Piers

Pier Dive Shore access
Latitude: 38° 9.164′ S   (38.152728° S / 38° 9′ 9.82″ S)
Longitude: 144° 33.760′ E   (144.562667° E / 144° 33′ 45.6″ E)
Datum: WGS84 Google Map
Added: 2012-07-22 01:00:00 GMT, Last updated: 2019-02-16 07:19:29 GMT
Source: Google Earth
Nearest Neighbour: Portarlington Pier, 8,987 m, bearing 60°, ENE
Depth: 2 to 5 m.
See the Clifton Springs Piers dive site page

Cottage By The Sea Reef

Shore Dive Shore access
Latitude: 38° 16.341′ S   (38.272352° S / 38° 16′ 20.47″ S)
Longitude: 144° 38.990′ E   (144.649837° E / 144° 38′ 59.41″ E)
Datum: WGS84 Google Map
Added: 2012-07-22 01:00:00 GMT, Last updated: 2019-02-16 19:49:10 GMT
Source: Google Earth
Nearest Neighbour: Shortland Bluff, 831 m, bearing 103°, ESE
Depth: 0 to 10 m.
See the Cottage By The Sea Reef dive site page

Diamond Bay

Shore Dive Shore access
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
Added: 2012-07-22 01:00:00 GMT, Last updated: 2019-02-16 20:04:45 GMT
Source: Google Earth
Nearest Neighbour: Jubilee Point, 573 m, bearing 256°, WSW
Depth: 1 to 10 m.
See the Diamond Bay dive site page

Diana, Point Cooke

Wreck Dive Shore access
Latitude: 37° 55.800′ S   (37.93° S / 37° 55′ 48″ S)
Longitude: 144° 47.400′ E   (144.79° E / 144° 47′ 24″ E)
Datum: WGS84 Google Map
Added: 2018-01-26 18:09:10 GMT, Last updated: 2019-02-03 04:18:52 GMT
Source: Australian National Shipwreck Database
Nearest Neighbour: Point Cooke Beach, 1,510 m, bearing 271°, W
Sailing Cutter
Built: 1841.
Lost: 23 Dec 1877.
See the Diana, Point Cooke dive site page

Dominion

Wreck Dive Shore access
Latitude: 38° 8.342′ S   (38.139037° S / 38° 8′ 20.53″ S)
Longitude: 144° 42.810′ E   (144.713507° E / 144° 42′ 48.63″ E)
Datum: WGS84 Google Map
Added: 2012-07-22 01:00:00 GMT, Last updated: 2019-02-16 19:50:50 GMT
Source: GPS
Nearest Neighbour: Ozone, 13 m, bearing 142°, SE
Wooden barque/lighter.
Built: Quebec, Canada.
Sunk: 1925.
Depth: 2 to 4 m.
See the Dominion dive site page

Eivion

Wreck Dive Shore access
Latitude: 38° 22.023′ S   (38.36705° S / 38° 22′ 1.38″ S)
Longitude: 144° 49.412′ E   (144.823533° E / 144° 49′ 24.72″ E)
Datum: WGS84 Google Map
Added: 2012-07-22 01:00:00 GMT, Last updated: 2019-02-03 11:56:10 GMT
Source: Heritage Victoria
Nearest Neighbour: Rye Pier, 114 m, bearing 334°, NNW
Wooden Sailing Ketch.
Built: 1888.
Sunk: 1918.
Depth: 3 m.
See the Eivion dive site page

Fishermans Beach and Point Linley Reef

Reef Dive Boat access
Latitude: 38° 13.596′ S   (38.226605° S / 38° 13′ 35.78″ S)
Longitude: 145° 1.548′ E   (145.025807° E / 145° 1′ 32.91″ E)
Datum: WGS84 Google Map
Added: 2012-07-22 01:00:00 GMT, Last updated: 2019-02-15 20:36:50 GMT
Source: Google Earth
Nearest Neighbour: Marina Cove, 116 m, bearing 152°, SSE
Depth: 5 to 10 m.
See the Fishermans Beach and Point Linley Reef dive site page

Flinders Back Beach

Shore Dive Shore access
Latitude: 38° 28.996′ S   (38.483266° S / 38° 28′ 59.76″ S)
Longitude: 145° 1.090′ E   (145.018169° E / 145° 1′ 5.41″ E)
Datum: WGS84 Google Map
Added: 2012-07-22 01:00:00 GMT, Last updated: 2019-02-16 04:46:43 GMT
Source: Google Earth
Nearest Neighbour: Mushroom Reef, 238 m, bearing 322°, NW
Depth: 4 to 8 m.
See the Flinders Back Beach dive site page

Flinders Pier

Pier Dive Shore access
Latitude: 38° 28.534′ S   (38.475562° S / 38° 28′ 32.02″ S)
Longitude: 145° 1.624′ E   (145.027069° E / 145° 1′ 37.45″ E)
Datum: WGS84 Google Map
Added: 2012-07-22 01:00:00 GMT, Last updated: 2019-02-16 04:47:37 GMT
Source: Google Earth
Nearest Neighbour: Mushroom Reef, 1,137 m, bearing 233°, SW
Depth: 1 to 6 m.
See the Flinders Pier dive site page

Francis Henty

Wreck Dive Shore access
Latitude: 37° 56.529′ S   (37.942158° S / 37° 56′ 31.77″ S)
Longitude: 144° 59.540′ E   (144.992334° E / 144° 59′ 32.4″ E)
Datum: WGS84 Google Map
Added: 2012-07-22 01:00:00 GMT, Last updated: 2019-02-19 02:07:36 GMT
Source: Google Earth
Nearest Neighbour: J7 Submarine, 298 m, bearing 162°, SSE
Cable layer, steamer hulk.
Built: Renfrew, Scotland, 1889.
Sunk: 1949.
Depth: 3 to 4 m.
See the Francis Henty dive site page

Frankston Pier

Pier Dive Shore access
Latitude: 38° 8.730′ S   (38.145497° S / 38° 8′ 43.79″ S)
Longitude: 145° 6.778′ E   (145.112969° E / 145° 6′ 46.69″ E)
Datum: WGS84 Google Map
Added: 2012-07-22 01:00:00 GMT, Last updated: 2019-02-16 04:49:21 GMT
Source: Google Earth
Nearest Neighbour: Frankston Reef, Olivers Hill, 1,330 m, bearing 211°, SSW
Depth: 3 to 6 m.
See the Frankston Pier dive site page

Geelong Baths

Shore Dive Shore access
Latitude: 38° 8.797′ S   (38.146614° S / 38° 8′ 47.81″ S)
Longitude: 144° 22.392′ E   (144.373192° E / 144° 22′ 23.49″ E)
Datum: WGS84 Google Map
Added: 2012-07-22 01:00:00 GMT, Last updated: 2019-02-16 04:50:34 GMT
Source: Google Earth
Nearest Neighbour: Lightning, 843 m, bearing 302°, WNW
Depth: 2 to 5 m.
See the Geelong Baths dive site page

Gem Pier

Pier Dive Shore access
Latitude: 37° 51.683′ S   (37.861378° S / 37° 51′ 40.96″ S)
Longitude: 144° 54.337′ E   (144.905623° E / 144° 54′ 20.24″ E)
Datum: WGS84 Google Map
Added: 2012-07-22 01:00:00 GMT, Last updated: 2019-02-16 04:51:22 GMT
Source: Google Earth
Nearest Neighbour: Point Gellibrand, 1,113 m, bearing 182°, S
Depth: 1 to 5 m.
See the Gem Pier dive site page

Hastings Pier

Pier Dive Shore access
Latitude: 38° 18.491′ S   (38.308187° S / 38° 18′ 29.47″ S)
Longitude: 145° 11.944′ E   (145.199073° E / 145° 11′ 56.66″ E)
Datum: WGS84 Google Map
Added: 2012-07-22 01:00:00 GMT, Last updated: 2019-02-16 04:52:22 GMT
Source: Google Earth
Nearest Neighbour: Stony Point Pier, 7,453 m, bearing 162°, SSE
Depth: 3 to 5 m.
See the Hastings Pier dive site page

Henrietta

Wreck Dive Shore access
Latitude: 37° 55.800′ S   (37.93° S / 37° 55′ 48″ S)
Longitude: 144° 48.600′ E   (144.81° E / 144° 48′ 36″ E)
Datum: WGS84 Google Map
Added: 2018-01-26 18:38:46 GMT, Last updated: 2019-02-19 02:08:08 GMT
Source: Australian National Shipwreck Database
Nearest Neighbour: Diana, Point Cooke, 1,754 m, bearing 270°, W
Wooden Sailing Schooner
Built: 1915.
Lost: 20 Sep 1940.
See the Henrietta dive site page

Jubilee Point

Reef Dive Boat access
Latitude: 38° 21.317′ S   (38.355278° S / 38° 21′ 19″ S)
Longitude: 144° 44.150′ E   (144.735833° E / 144° 44′ 9″ E)
Datum: WGS84 Google Map
Added: 2012-07-22 01:00:00 GMT, Last updated: 2019-02-16 22:45:01 GMT
Source: Google Earth
Nearest Neighbour: St Pauls Rock, 361 m, bearing 337°, NNW
Depth: 5 to 10 m.
See the Jubilee Point dive site page

Keefers Boatyard

Shore Dive Shore access
Latitude: 37° 59.475′ S   (37.991244° S / 37° 59′ 28.48″ S)
Longitude: 145° 2.594′ E   (145.043226° E / 145° 2′ 35.61″ E)
Datum: WGS84 Google Map
Added: 2012-07-22 01:00:00 GMT, Last updated: 2019-02-16 04:56:32 GMT
Source: Google Earth
Nearest Neighbour: Table Rock Reef, 736 m, bearing 215°, SW
Depth: 0 to 6 m.
See the Keefers Boatyard dive site page

Kerford Road Pier

Pier Dive Shore access
Latitude: 37° 50.985′ S   (37.849746° S / 37° 50′ 59.09″ S)
Longitude: 144° 57.045′ E   (144.950752° E / 144° 57′ 2.71″ E)
Datum: WGS84 Google Map
Added: 2012-07-22 01:00:00 GMT, Last updated: 2019-02-16 04:57:44 GMT
Source: Google Earth
Nearest Neighbour: St Kilda Pier, 2,276 m, bearing 136°, SE
Depth: 2 to 5 m.
See the Kerford Road Pier dive site page

Lightning

Wreck Dive Shore access
Latitude: 38° 8.550′ S   (38.1425° S / 38° 8′ 33″ S)
Longitude: 144° 21.906′ E   (144.3651° E / 144° 21′ 54.36″ E)
Datum: WGS84 Google Map
Added: 2012-07-22 01:00:00 GMT, Last updated: 2019-02-16 19:54:21 GMT
Source: GPS
Nearest Neighbour: Cunningham Pier, Geelong, 266 m, bearing 276°, W
Sailing vessel.
Built: 1854.
Lost: 31/10/1869.
Depth: 2 to 5 m.
See the Lightning dive site page

London Bridge

Shore Dive Shore access
Latitude: 38° 19.783′ S   (38.329723° S / 38° 19′ 47″ S)
Longitude: 144° 41.515′ E   (144.691916° E / 144° 41′ 30.9″ E)
Datum: WGS84 Google Map
Added: 2012-07-22 01:00:00 GMT, Last updated: 2019-02-16 20:03:29 GMT
Source: Google Earth
Nearest Neighbour: Norwester, 151 m, bearing 232°, SW
Depth: 5 to 7 m.
See the London Bridge dive site page

Marina Cove

Shore Dive Shore access
Latitude: 38° 13.652′ S   (38.227535° S / 38° 13′ 39.13″ S)
Longitude: 145° 1.585′ E   (145.026413° E / 145° 1′ 35.09″ E)
Datum: WGS84 Google Map
Added: 2012-07-22 01:00:00 GMT, Last updated: 2019-02-16 05:02:35 GMT
Source: Google Earth
Nearest Neighbour: Fishermans Beach and Point Linley Reef, 116 m, bearing 332°, NNW
Depth: 2 to 8 m.
See the Marina Cove dive site page

Mordialloc Pier

Pier Dive Shore access
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: 2019-02-16 05:03:05 GMT
Source: Google Earth
Nearest Neighbour: Aspendale Rec Reef, 2,704 m, bearing 192°, SSW
Depth: 2 to 6 m.
See the Mordialloc Pier dive site page

Mornington Pier

Pier Dive Shore access
Latitude: 38° 12.761′ S   (38.212684° S / 38° 12′ 45.66″ S)
Longitude: 145° 2.016′ E   (145.033593° E / 145° 2′ 0.93″ E)
Datum: WGS84 Google Map
Added: 2012-07-22 01:00:00 GMT, Last updated: 2019-02-16 05:03:41 GMT
Source: Google Earth
Nearest Neighbour: Schnapper Point, Mornington Pier, 96 m, bearing 263°, W
Depth: 1 to 10 m.
See the Mornington Pier dive site page

Mount Martha, Burdoo Way

Shore Dive Shore access
Latitude: 38° 17.274′ S   (38.287897° S / 38° 17′ 16.43″ S)
Longitude: 144° 59.454′ E   (144.990894° E / 144° 59′ 27.22″ E)
Datum: WGS84 Google Map
Added: 2012-07-22 01:00:00 GMT, Last updated: 2019-02-16 05:04:17 GMT
Source: Google Earth
Nearest Neighbour: Mount Martha, Stanley Crescent, 638 m, bearing 218°, SW
Depth: 3 to 5 m.
See the Mount Martha, Burdoo Way dive site page

Mount Martha, Deakin Drive

Shore Dive Shore access
Latitude: 38° 16.518′ S   (38.275304° S / 38° 16′ 31.09″ S)
Longitude: 145° 0.063′ E   (145.001056° E / 145° 0′ 3.8″ E)
Datum: WGS84 Google Map
Added: 2012-07-22 01:00:00 GMT, Last updated: 2019-02-16 05:04:47 GMT
Source: Google Earth
Nearest Neighbour: Mount Martha, Hearn Road, 822 m, bearing 217°, SW
Depth: 3 to 5 m.
See the Mount Martha, Deakin Drive dive site page

Mount Martha, Hearn Road

Shore Dive Shore access
Latitude: 38° 16.871′ S   (38.281183° S / 38° 16′ 52.26″ S)
Longitude: 144° 59.720′ E   (144.995338° E / 144° 59′ 43.22″ E)
Datum: WGS84 Google Map
Added: 2012-07-22 01:00:00 GMT, Last updated: 2019-02-16 05:05:15 GMT
Source: Google Earth
Nearest Neighbour: Mount Martha, Deakin Drive, 822 m, bearing 37°, NE
Depth: 3 to 5 m.
See the Mount Martha, Hearn Road dive site page

Mount Martha, Ian Road

Shore Dive Shore access
Latitude: 38° 17.690′ S   (38.294837° S / 38° 17′ 41.41″ S)
Longitude: 144° 59.068′ E   (144.984464° E / 144° 59′ 4.07″ E)
Datum: WGS84 Google Map
Added: 2012-07-22 01:00:00 GMT, Last updated: 2019-02-16 05:15:35 GMT
Source: Google Earth
Nearest Neighbour: Mount Martha, Stanley Crescent, 318 m, bearing 31°, NNE
Depth: 3 to 5 m.
See the Mount Martha, Ian Road dive site page

Mount Martha, Stanley Crescent

Shore Dive Shore access
Latitude: 38° 17.544′ S   (38.292395° S / 38° 17′ 32.62″ S)
Longitude: 144° 59.182′ E   (144.986362° E / 144° 59′ 10.9″ E)
Datum: WGS84 Google Map
Added: 2012-07-22 01:00:00 GMT, Last updated: 2019-02-16 05:16:17 GMT
Source: Google Earth
Nearest Neighbour: Mount Martha, Ian Road, 318 m, bearing 211°, SSW
Depth: 3 to 5 m.
See the Mount Martha, Stanley Crescent dive site page

Mud Islands

Other Boat access
Latitude: 38° 16.205′ S   (38.270083° S / 38° 16′ 12.3″ S)
Longitude: 144° 45.514′ E   (144.758567° E / 144° 45′ 30.84″ E)
Datum: WGS84 Google Map
Added: 2012-07-22 01:00:00 GMT, Last updated: 2019-02-16 05:20:01 GMT
Source: GPS
Nearest Neighbour: Medea, 3,544 m, bearing 291°, WNW
Ideal for Snorkelling.
Depth: 1 to 8 m.
Mean water temp - summer: 20.0°C.
Mean water temp - winter: 11.2°C.
See the Mud Islands dive site page

Mushroom Reef

Shore Dive Shore access
Latitude: 38° 28.894′ S   (38.48157° S / 38° 28′ 53.65″ S)
Longitude: 145° 0.990′ E   (145.016506° E / 145° 0′ 59.42″ E)
Datum: WGS84 Google Map
Added: 2018-01-18 00:11:17 GMT, Last updated: 2019-02-16 05:21:57 GMT
Source: Google Earth
Nearest Neighbour: Flinders Back Beach, 238 m, bearing 142°, SE
Depth: 6 to 8 m.
See the Mushroom Reef dive site page

Nepean Bay

Reef Dive Boat access
Latitude: 38° 18.287′ S   (38.30479° S / 38° 18′ 17.24″ S)
Longitude: 144° 39.680′ E   (144.661325° E / 144° 39′ 40.77″ E)
Datum: WGS84 Google Map
Added: 2012-07-22 01:00:00 GMT, Last updated: 2019-02-19 02:33:31 GMT
Source: Google Earth
Nearest Neighbour: Empress of the Sea, 450 m, bearing 347°, NNW
Depth: 1 to 12 m.
See the Nepean Bay dive site page

Number Sixteen

Shore Dive Shore access
Latitude: 38° 23.567′ S   (38.392783° S / 38° 23′ 34.02″ S)
Longitude: 144° 47.369′ E   (144.789483° E / 144° 47′ 22.14″ E)
Datum: WGS84 Google Map
Added: 2012-07-22 01:00:00 GMT, Last updated: 2019-02-16 06:33:54 GMT
Source: Google Earth
Nearest Neighbour: Craigburn, 373 m, bearing 238°, WSW
Depth: 5 m.
See the Number Sixteen dive site page

Ozone

Wreck Dive Shore access
Latitude: 38° 8.348′ S   (38.13913° S / 38° 8′ 20.87″ S)
Longitude: 144° 42.816′ E   (144.713598° E / 144° 42′ 48.95″ E)
Datum: WGS84 Google Map
Added: 2012-07-22 01:00:00 GMT, Last updated: 2019-02-16 19:52:24 GMT
Source: Google Earth
Nearest Neighbour: Dominion, 13 m, bearing 322°, NW
Bay steamer.
Built: Glasgow, 1886.
Sunk: 1925.
Depth: 2 to 4 m.
See the Ozone dive site page

Pearses Beach

Shore Dive Shore access
Latitude: 38° 22.824′ S   (38.380396° S / 38° 22′ 49.43″ S)
Longitude: 144° 46.423′ E   (144.773723° E / 144° 46′ 25.4″ E)
Datum: WGS84 Google Map
Added: 2012-07-22 01:00:00 GMT, Last updated: 2019-02-16 06:40:45 GMT
Source: Google Earth
Nearest Neighbour: Bridgewater Bay, 919 m, bearing 319°, NW
Depth: 3 to 10 m.
See the Pearses Beach dive site page

Pelican Point Reef

Shore Dive Shore access
Latitude: 38° 9.733′ S   (38.162214° S / 38° 9′ 43.97″ S)
Longitude: 145° 5.441′ E   (145.090685° E / 145° 5′ 26.47″ E)
Datum: WGS84 Google Map
Added: 2012-07-22 01:00:00 GMT, Last updated: 2019-02-16 06:41:11 GMT
Source: Google Earth
Nearest Neighbour: Beacon Reef, Davey Bay, 291 m, bearing 234°, SW
Depth: 3 to 5 m.
See the Pelican Point Reef dive site page

Petriana

Wreck Dive Boat access
Latitude: 38° 18.630′ S   (38.3105° S / 38° 18′ 37.8″ S)
Longitude: 144° 39.340′ E   (144.655667° E / 144° 39′ 20.4″ E)
Datum: WGS84 Google Map
Added: 2012-07-22 01:00:00 GMT, Last updated: 2019-02-19 02:09:43 GMT
Source: Book - Shipwrecks Around Port Phillip Heads GPS (verified)
Nearest Neighbour: Nepean Bay, 804 m, bearing 37°, NE
Ship, 1821 ton.
Sunk: 28 November 1903.
Depth: 3 to 6 m.
See the Petriana dive site page

Point Cooke Beach

Shore Dive Shore access
Latitude: 37° 55.781′ S   (37.929684° S / 37° 55′ 46.86″ S)
Longitude: 144° 46.367′ E   (144.772791° E / 144° 46′ 22.05″ E)
Datum: WGS84 Google Map
Added: 2012-07-22 01:00:00 GMT, Last updated: 2019-02-16 06:41:53 GMT
Source: Google Earth
Nearest Neighbour: Diana, Point Cooke, 1,510 m, bearing 91°, E
Depth: 2 to 5 m.
See the Point Cooke Beach dive site page

Point Franklin Reef

Reef Dive Shore access
Latitude: 38° 19.104′ S   (38.318393° S / 38° 19′ 6.21″ S)
Longitude: 144° 43.166′ E   (144.719436° E / 144° 43′ 9.97″ E)
Datum: WGS84 Google Map
Added: 2012-07-22 01:00:00 GMT, Last updated: 2019-02-16 00:43:44 GMT
Source: Google Earth
Nearest Neighbour: Portsea Pier East Reef, 252 m, bearing 302°, WNW
Depth: 1 to 15 m.
See the Point Franklin Reef dive site page

Point Gellibrand

Shore Dive Shore access
Latitude: 37° 52.283′ S   (37.871381° S / 37° 52′ 16.97″ S)
Longitude: 144° 54.308′ E   (144.90514° E / 144° 54′ 18.5″ E)
Datum: WGS84 Google Map
Added: 2012-07-22 01:00:00 GMT, Last updated: 2019-02-19 02:35:21 GMT
Source: Google Earth
Nearest Neighbour: Gem Pier, 1,113 m, bearing 2°, N
Depth: 2 to 5 m.
See the Point Gellibrand dive site page

Point Leo

Shore Dive Shore access
Latitude: 38° 25.651′ S   (38.427513° S / 38° 25′ 39.05″ S)
Longitude: 145° 4.549′ E   (145.075815° E / 145° 4′ 32.93″ E)
Datum: WGS84 Google Map
Added: 2012-07-22 01:00:00 GMT, Last updated: 2019-02-16 06:43:24 GMT
Source: Google Earth
Nearest Neighbour: Flinders Pier, 6,824 m, bearing 218°, SW
Depth: 3 to 8 m.
See the Point Leo dive site page

Point Lonsdale Jetty

Pier Dive Shore access
Latitude: 38° 17.498′ S   (38.291637° S / 38° 17′ 29.89″ S)
Longitude: 144° 36.970′ E   (144.616169° E / 144° 36′ 58.21″ E)
Datum: WGS84 Google Map
Added: 2012-07-22 01:00:00 GMT, Last updated: 2019-02-16 06:43:50 GMT
Source: Google Earth
Nearest Neighbour: Point Lonsdale Kelp Forest, 148 m, bearing 178°, S
Depth: 3 to 5 m.
See the Point Lonsdale Jetty dive site page

Point Lonsdale Kelp Forest

Reef Dive Shore access
Latitude: 38° 17.578′ S   (38.292968° S / 38° 17′ 34.68″ S)
Longitude: 144° 36.973′ E   (144.616213° E / 144° 36′ 58.37″ E)
Datum: WGS84 Google Map
Added: 2012-07-22 01:00:00 GMT, Last updated: 2019-02-16 00:45:25 GMT
Source: Google Earth
Nearest Neighbour: Point Lonsdale Jetty, 148 m, bearing 358°, N
Depth: 3 to 5 m.
See the Point Lonsdale Kelp Forest dive site page

Popes Eye

Reef Dive Boat access
Latitude: 38° 16.598′ S   (38.276633° S / 38° 16′ 35.88″ S)
Longitude: 144° 41.922′ E   (144.6987° E / 144° 41′ 55.32″ E)
Datum: WGS84 Google Map
Added: 2012-07-22 01:00:00 GMT, Last updated: 2019-02-16 00:46:31 GMT
Source: GPS
Nearest Neighbour: Popes Eye Anchor Farm, 88 m, bearing 351°, N
Depth: 2 to 14 m.
Dive only on: SWF, SWE, Ebb, Flood.
Mean water temp - summer: 18.2°C.
Mean water temp - winter: 12.5°C.
See the Popes Eye dive site page

Portarlington Pier

Pier Dive Shore access
Latitude: 38° 6.752′ S   (38.112541° S / 38° 6′ 45.15″ S)
Longitude: 144° 39.109′ E   (144.651819° E / 144° 39′ 6.55″ E)
Datum: WGS84 Google Map
Added: 2012-07-22 01:00:00 GMT, Last updated: 2019-02-16 06:45:15 GMT
Source: GPS
Nearest Neighbour: Steeles Rocks, Portarlington, 1,175 m, bearing 87°, E
Depth: 2 to 5 m.
See the Portarlington Pier dive site page

Portsea Pier

Pier Dive Shore access
Latitude: 38° 19.107′ S   (38.318444° S / 38° 19′ 6.4″ S)
Longitude: 144° 42.803′ E   (144.713389° E / 144° 42′ 48.2″ E)
Datum: WGS84 Google Map
Added: 2012-07-22 01:00:00 GMT, Last updated: 2019-02-16 06:47:35 GMT
Source: Google Earth
Nearest Neighbour: Portsea Cray Reef, 178 m, bearing 45°, NE
Depth: 1 to 7 m.
See the Portsea Pier dive site page

Queenscliff Pier

Pier Dive Shore access
Latitude: 38° 16.029′ S   (38.26715° S / 38° 16′ 1.74″ S)
Longitude: 144° 40.021′ E   (144.667014° E / 144° 40′ 1.25″ E)
Datum: WGS84 Google Map
Added: 2012-07-22 01:00:00 GMT, Last updated: 2019-02-16 06:49:17 GMT
Source: Google Earth
Nearest Neighbour: Sponge Garden Drift, 878 m, bearing 184°, S
Depth: 2 to 8 m.
See the Queenscliff Pier dive site page

Ranelagh Beach

Shore Dive Shore access
Latitude: 38° 10.683′ S   (38.178046° S / 38° 10′ 40.97″ S)
Longitude: 145° 4.582′ E   (145.076362° E / 145° 4′ 34.9″ E)
Datum: WGS84 Google Map
Added: 2012-07-22 01:00:00 GMT, Last updated: 2019-02-19 02:35:59 GMT
Source: Google Earth
Nearest Neighbour: Beacon Reef, Davey Bay, 1,888 m, bearing 32°, NNE
Depth: 0 to 6 m.
See the Ranelagh Beach dive site page

Ricketts Point

Shore Dive Shore access
Latitude: 37° 59.662′ S   (37.994362° S / 37° 59′ 39.7″ S)
Longitude: 145° 1.861′ E   (145.031022° E / 145° 1′ 51.68″ E)
Datum: WGS84 Google Map
Added: 2012-07-22 01:00:00 GMT, Last updated: 2019-02-16 06:50:42 GMT
Source: Google Earth
Nearest Neighbour: Table Rock Reef, 690 m, bearing 111°, ESE
Depth: 2 to 8 m.
See the Ricketts Point dive site page

Rippleside Pier, Geelong

Pier Dive Shore access
Latitude: 38° 7.598′ S   (38.126633° S / 38° 7′ 35.88″ S)
Longitude: 144° 21.482′ E   (144.358035° E / 144° 21′ 28.93″ E)
Datum: WGS84 Google Map
Added: 2012-07-22 01:00:00 GMT, Last updated: 2019-02-19 02:36:27 GMT
Source: Google Earth
Nearest Neighbour: Cunningham Pier, Geelong, 1,771 m, bearing 168°, SSE
Depth: 1 to 5 m.
See the Rippleside Pier, Geelong dive site page

Rosebud Pier

Pier Dive Shore access
Latitude: 38° 21.037′ S   (38.350613° S / 38° 21′ 2.21″ S)
Longitude: 144° 54.445′ E   (144.90742° E / 144° 54′ 26.71″ E)
Datum: WGS84 Google Map
Added: 2012-07-22 01:00:00 GMT, Last updated: 2019-02-16 01:28:16 GMT
Source: Google Earth
Nearest Neighbour: Rosebud Reef, 1,712 m, bearing 288°, WNW
Depth: 6 to 8 m.
See the Rosebud Pier dive site page

Rye Pier

Pier Dive Shore access
Latitude: 38° 21.968′ S   (38.366125° S / 38° 21′ 58.05″ S)
Longitude: 144° 49.378′ E   (144.822961° E / 144° 49′ 22.66″ E)
Datum: WGS84 Google Map
Added: 2012-07-22 01:00:00 GMT, Last updated: 2019-02-16 01:30:06 GMT
Source: Google Earth
Nearest Neighbour: Eivion, 114 m, bearing 154°, SSE
Depth: 1 to 6 m.
See the Rye Pier dive site page

Sandringham Pier Breakwater

Shore Dive Shore access
Latitude: 37° 56.682′ S   (37.944705° S / 37° 56′ 40.94″ S)
Longitude: 144° 59.669′ E   (144.99449° E / 144° 59′ 40.16″ E)
Datum: WGS84 Google Map
Added: 2012-07-22 01:00:00 GMT, Last updated: 2019-02-16 06:54:49 GMT
Source: Google Earth
Nearest Neighbour: J7 Submarine, 101 m, bearing 268°, W
Depth: 0 to 6 m.
See the Sandringham Pier Breakwater dive site page

Shortland Bluff

Shore Dive Shore access
Latitude: 38° 16.447′ S   (38.274112° S / 38° 16′ 26.8″ S)
Longitude: 144° 39.545′ E   (144.659085° E / 144° 39′ 32.71″ E)
Datum: WGS84 Google Map
Added: 2012-07-22 01:00:00 GMT, Last updated: 2019-02-16 06:55:48 GMT
Source: Google Earth
Nearest Neighbour: Torpedo Reef, 564 m, bearing 126°, SE
Depth: 3 to 15 m.
See the Shortland Bluff dive site page

Sierra Nevada

Wreck Dive Shore access
Latitude: 38° 19.790′ S   (38.329833° S / 38° 19′ 47.4″ S)
Longitude: 144° 41.250′ E   (144.6875° E / 144° 41′ 15″ E)
Datum: WGS84 Google Map
Added: 2012-07-22 01:00:00 GMT, Last updated: 2019-02-19 02:13:03 GMT
Source: Book - Shipwrecks Around Port Phillip Heads GPS (verified)
Nearest Neighbour: Norwester, 278 m, bearing 106°, ESE
Iron hulled, two deck, three masted ship, 1523 ton.
Built: Southampton, England, 1877.
Sunk: 9 May 1900.
Depth: 3 to 7 m.
See the Sierra Nevada dive site page

Sorrento Back Beach

Reef Dive Shore access
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
Added: 2012-07-22 01:00:00 GMT, Last updated: 2019-02-15 07:36:52 GMT
Source: GPS
Nearest Neighbour: St Pauls Rock, 946 m, bearing 138°, SE
Depth: 6 to 20 m.
Dive only on: SWF, SWE, Ebb, Flood.
See the Sorrento Back Beach dive site page

South Channel Fort

Reef Dive Boat access
Latitude: 38° 18.407′ S   (38.306783° S / 38° 18′ 24.42″ S)
Longitude: 144° 48.022′ E   (144.800367° E / 144° 48′ 1.32″ E)
Datum: WGS84 Google Map
Added: 2012-07-22 01:00:00 GMT, Last updated: 2019-02-17 14:40:45 GMT
Source: GPS
Nearest Neighbour: Rye Scallop Beds, 4,484 m, bearing 186°, S
Depth: 1 to 12 m.
Dive only on: SWF, SWE, Ebb, Flood.
See the South Channel Fort dive site page

South Road Reefs and Bommie

Reef Dive Shore access
Latitude: 37° 55.722′ S   (37.928703° S / 37° 55′ 43.33″ S)
Longitude: 144° 59.349′ E   (144.989143° E / 144° 59′ 20.91″ E)
Datum: WGS84 Google Map
Added: 2012-07-22 01:00:00 GMT, Last updated: 2019-02-16 06:58:36 GMT
Source: Google Earth
Nearest Neighbour: Francis Henty, 1,522 m, bearing 169°, S
Depth: 2 to 6 m.
See the South Road Reefs and Bommie dive site page

Spray Point Caverns

Shore Dive Shore access
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
Added: 2012-07-22 01:00:00 GMT, Last updated: 2019-02-16 20:05:56 GMT
Source: Google Earth
Nearest Neighbour: Bridgewater Bay, 1,319 m, bearing 120°, ESE
Depth: 5 to 15 m.
See the Spray Point Caverns dive site page

St Kilda Pier

Pier Dive Shore access
Latitude: 37° 51.871′ S   (37.864512° S / 37° 51′ 52.24″ S)
Longitude: 144° 58.122′ E   (144.968698° E / 144° 58′ 7.31″ E)
Datum: WGS84 Google Map
Added: 2012-07-22 01:00:00 GMT, Last updated: 2019-02-19 02:38:24 GMT
Source: Google Earth
Nearest Neighbour: Kerford Road Pier, 2,276 m, bearing 316°, NW
Depth: 4 to 8 m.
See the St Kilda Pier dive site page

St Leonards Pier

Pier Dive Shore access
Latitude: 38° 10.213′ S   (38.170223° S / 38° 10′ 12.8″ S)
Longitude: 144° 43.246′ E   (144.720771° E / 144° 43′ 14.78″ E)
Datum: WGS84 Google Map
Added: 2012-07-22 01:00:00 GMT, Last updated: 2019-02-16 07:28:35 GMT
Source: Google Earth
Nearest Neighbour: The Pipelines, Indented Head, 2,350 m, bearing 352°, N
Depth: 4 to 6 m.
See the St Leonards Pier dive site page

St Pauls Rock

Shore Dive Shore access
Latitude: 38° 21.138′ S   (38.352292° S / 38° 21′ 8.25″ S)
Longitude: 144° 44.053′ E   (144.734219° E / 144° 44′ 3.19″ E)
Datum: WGS84 Google Map
Added: 2012-07-22 01:00:00 GMT, Last updated: 2019-02-15 08:10:41 GMT
Source: Google Earth
Nearest Neighbour: Jubilee Point, 361 m, bearing 157°, SSE
Depth: 1 to 6 m.
See the St Pauls Rock dive site page

Steeles Rocks, Portarlington

Shore Dive Shore access
Latitude: 38° 6.727′ S   (38.112111° S / 38° 6′ 43.6″ S)
Longitude: 144° 39.915′ E   (144.665242° E / 144° 39′ 54.87″ E)
Datum: WGS84 Google Map
Added: 2012-07-22 01:00:00 GMT, Last updated: 2019-02-19 02:39:02 GMT
Source: Google Earth
Nearest Neighbour: Portarlington Pier, 1,175 m, bearing 267°, W
Depth: 1 to 5 m.
See the Steeles Rocks, Portarlington dive site page

Stony Point Pier

Shore Dive Shore access
Latitude: 38° 22.331′ S   (38.372175° S / 38° 22′ 19.83″ S)
Longitude: 145° 13.471′ E   (145.224516° E / 145° 13′ 28.26″ E)
Datum: WGS84 Google Map
Added: 2012-07-22 01:00:00 GMT, Last updated: 2019-02-16 07:29:19 GMT
Source: Google Earth
Nearest Neighbour: Hastings Pier, 7,453 m, bearing 342°, NNW
Depth: 5 to 9 m.
See the Stony Point Pier dive site page

Table Rock Reef

Shore Dive Shore access
Latitude: 37° 59.798′ S   (37.996632° S / 37° 59′ 47.88″ S)
Longitude: 145° 2.301′ E   (145.038355° E / 145° 2′ 18.08″ E)
Datum: WGS84 Google Map
Added: 2012-07-22 01:00:00 GMT, Last updated: 2019-02-16 19:59:05 GMT
Source: Google Earth
Nearest Neighbour: Ricketts Point, 690 m, bearing 291°, WNW
Depth: 3 to 6 m.
See the Table Rock Reef dive site page

The Blowhole

Shore Dive Shore access
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
Added: 2012-07-22 01:00:00 GMT, Last updated: 2019-02-16 02:33:05 GMT
Source: Google Earth
Nearest Neighbour: Mushroom Reef, 2,290 m, bearing 80°, E
Depth: 3 to 11 m.
See the The Blowhole dive site page

The Jawbone, Williamstown

Shore Dive Shore access
Latitude: 37° 52.037′ S   (37.86729° S / 37° 52′ 2.24″ S)
Longitude: 144° 53.021′ E   (144.883681° E / 144° 53′ 1.25″ E)
Datum: WGS84 Google Map
Added: 2012-07-22 01:00:00 GMT, Last updated: 2019-02-16 19:56:47 GMT
Source: Google Earth
Nearest Neighbour: Williamstown Beach Breakwater, 505 m, bearing 102°, ESE
Depth: 2 to 6 m.
See the The Jawbone, Williamstown dive site page

The Pipelines, Indented Head

Shore Dive Shore access
Latitude: 38° 8.956′ S   (38.14926° S / 38° 8′ 57.34″ S)
Longitude: 144° 43.040′ E   (144.717334° E / 144° 43′ 2.4″ E)
Datum: WGS84 Google Map
Added: 2012-07-22 01:00:00 GMT, Last updated: 2019-02-16 02:49:44 GMT
Source: GPS
Nearest Neighbour: Ozone, 1,173 m, bearing 343°, NNW
Depth: 1 to 4 m.
See the The Pipelines, Indented Head dive site page

The Springs, Lonsdale Bay

Shore Dive Shore access
Latitude: 38° 16.450′ S   (38.274171° S / 38° 16′ 27.02″ S)
Longitude: 144° 37.568′ E   (144.626126° E / 144° 37′ 34.05″ E)
Datum: WGS84 Google Map
Added: 2012-07-22 01:00:00 GMT, Last updated: 2019-02-19 02:39:32 GMT
Source: Google Earth
Nearest Neighbour: Victory Cray Reef, 1,237 m, bearing 138°, SE
Depth: 0 to 5 m.
See the The Springs, Lonsdale Bay dive site page

Williamstown Beach Breakwater

Shore Dive Shore access
Latitude: 37° 52.097′ S   (37.868282° S / 37° 52′ 5.82″ S)
Longitude: 144° 53.358′ E   (144.889295° E / 144° 53′ 21.46″ E)
Datum: WGS84 Google Map
Added: 2012-07-22 01:00:00 GMT, Last updated: 2019-02-16 04:19:55 GMT
Source: Google Earth
Nearest Neighbour: The Jawbone, Williamstown, 505 m, bearing 282°, WNW
Depth: 2 to 5 m.
See the Williamstown Beach Breakwater dive site page

Total of 79 dive sites.

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