Recent Dive Sites

Here are the ten most recent dive sites added to our list of Melbourne dive sites.

Cicada

Wreck Dive Shore access
Ideal For Snorkelling Inside Port Phillip Bay Open Water Rated Wreck Dive Site
Latitude: 38° 19.519′ S   (38.325313° S / 38° 19′ 31.13″ S)
Longitude: 144° 58.524′ E   (144.975392° E / 144° 58′ 31.41″ E)
Datum: WGS84 Google Map
Added: 2019-06-16 07:23:42 GMT, Last updated: 2019-06-16 07:43:14 GMT
Source: Google Earth
Nearest Neighbour: Dromana Pier, 1,177 m, bearing 231°, SW
Cicada, Sailing Ketch.
Built: 1877.
Sunk: 9 August 1922.
Depth: 1 to 3 m.
See the Cicada dive site page

Vultee Vengeance Aircraft

Wreck Dive Boat access
Inside Port Phillip Bay Open Water Rated Wreck Dive Site
Latitude: 37° 52.868′ S   (37.881133° S / 37° 52′ 52.08″ S)
Longitude: 144° 54.013′ E   (144.900217° E / 144° 54′ 0.78″ E)
Datum: WGS84 Google Map
Added: 2019-06-16 01:52:11 GMT, Last updated: 2019-06-16 02:45:54 GMT
Source: Timothy Martin, GPS
Nearest Neighbour: Carmen, 722 m, bearing 138°, SE
Vultee Vengeance Aircraft.
Lost: 6 March 1946.
Depth: 9 to 11 m.
See the Vultee Vengeance Aircraft dive site page

Kitty Miller Bay

Shore Dive Shore access
Ideal For Snorkelling Open Water Rated Phillip Island Reef Dive Site
Latitude: 38° 30.626′ S   (38.51043° S / 38° 30′ 37.55″ S)
Longitude: 145° 10.248′ E   (145.170808° E / 145° 10′ 14.91″ E)
Datum: WGS84 Google Map
Added: 2019-06-10 02:30:47 GMT, Last updated: 2019-06-10 05:02:16 GMT
Source: Google Earth
Nearest Neighbour: Speke, 597 m, bearing 141°, SE
Depth: 2 to 12 m.
See the Kitty Miller Bay dive site page

Pyramid Rock

Wall Dive Shore access
Ideal For Snorkelling Open Water Rated Phillip Island Reef Dive Site
Latitude: 38° 31.692′ S   (38.5282° S / 38° 31′ 41.52″ S)
Longitude: 145° 13.338′ E   (145.2223° E / 145° 13′ 20.28″ E)
Datum: WGS84 Google Map
Added: 2019-06-09 06:52:31 GMT, Last updated: 2019-06-09 06:56:17 GMT
Source: Google earth
Nearest Neighbour: George Kermode, 2,135 m, bearing 66°, ENE
Depth: 2 to 15 m.
See the Pyramid Rock dive site page

Berrys Reef

Shore Dive Shore access
Ideal For Snorkelling Open Water Rated Phillip Island Reef Dive Site
Latitude: 38° 31.035′ S   (38.51725° S / 38° 31′ 2.1″ S)
Longitude: 145° 12.070′ E   (145.201167° E / 145° 12′ 4.2″ E)
Datum: WGS84 Google Map
Added: 2019-06-09 05:56:19 GMT, Last updated: 2019-06-09 06:56:16 GMT
Source: Google Earth
Nearest Neighbour: Pyramid Rock, 2,205 m, bearing 123°, ESE
Depth: 2 to 12 m.
See the Berrys Reef dive site page

Cunningham Bay

Shore Dive Shore access
Ideal For Snorkelling Open Water Rated Phillip Island Reef Dive Site
Latitude: 38° 30.486′ S   (38.5081° S / 38° 30′ 29.16″ S)
Longitude: 145° 14.395′ E   (145.239917° E / 145° 14′ 23.7″ E)
Datum: WGS84 Google Map
Added: 2019-06-09 03:50:39 GMT, Last updated: 2019-06-09 03:59:48 GMT
Source: Google Earth
Nearest Neighbour: George Kermode, 1,442 m, bearing 162°, SSE
Depth: 2 to 12 m.
See the Cunningham Bay dive site page

Smiths Beach

Shore Dive Shore access
Ideal For Snorkelling Open Water Rated Phillip Island Reef Dive Site
Latitude: 38° 30.413′ S   (38.506883° S / 38° 30′ 24.78″ S)
Longitude: 145° 15.581′ E   (145.259683° E / 145° 15′ 34.86″ E)
Datum: WGS84 Google Map
Added: 2019-06-09 02:50:05 GMT, Last updated: 2019-06-09 03:04:18 GMT
Source: Google Earth
Nearest Neighbour: Sunderland Bay, 1,036 m, bearing 85°, E
Depth: 2 to 14 m.
See the Smiths Beach dive site page

Surfies Point

Shore Dive Shore access
Ideal For Snorkelling Open Water Rated Phillip Island Reef Dive Site
Latitude: 38° 30.553′ S   (38.509221° S / 38° 30′ 33.2″ S)
Longitude: 145° 16.907′ E   (145.281787° E / 145° 16′ 54.43″ E)
Datum: WGS84 Google Map
Added: 2019-06-06 20:49:55 GMT, Last updated: 2019-06-06 21:06:13 GMT
Source: Google Earth
Nearest Neighbour: Sunderland Bay, 957 m, bearing 291°, WNW
Depth: 1 to 5 m.
See the Surfies Point dive site page

Sunderland Bay

Shore Dive Shore access
Ideal For Snorkelling Open Water Rated Phillip Island Reef Dive Site
Latitude: 38° 30.365′ S   (38.506081° S / 38° 30′ 21.89″ S)
Longitude: 145° 16.293′ E   (145.271548° E / 145° 16′ 17.57″ E)
Datum: WGS84 Google Map
Added: 2019-06-06 20:30:56 GMT, Last updated: 2019-06-06 21:09:57 GMT
Source: Google Earth
Nearest Neighbour: Surfies Point, 957 m, bearing 111°, ESE
Depth: 1 to 5 m.
See the Sunderland Bay dive site page

Gull Island

Reef Dive Boat access
Open Water Rated Phillip Island Reef Dive Site
Latitude: 38° 33.598′ S   (38.559963° S / 38° 33′ 35.87″ S)
Longitude: 145° 21.603′ E   (145.360042° E / 145° 21′ 36.15″ E)
Datum: WGS84 Google Map
Added: 2019-06-06 18:13:08 GMT, Last updated: 2019-06-06 18:22:14 GMT
Source: Google Earth
Nearest Neighbour: Phillip Island Cray Reef, 1,233 m, bearing 181°, S
Depth: 6 to 8 m.
See the Gull Island dive site page

Total of 10 dive sites.


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.

If you don't understand the differences between the different ways coordinates are given, plus how different datum come into play, you might find the article GPS Conversions by Lloyd Borrett a useful read. It describes the problems associated with locating dive sites using a GPS receiver.

GPS latitude explained


Scuba Doctor Dive Map KML File

In the true spirit of making it easy to obtain, utilise and share the information for non-commercial purposes, you can now Download/view the Scuba Doctor Dive Map GPS Marks (KML file | 250.79 KB | 16-Jun-2019) in the Keyhole Markup Language (KML) file format used to display geographic data in an Earth browser such as Google Earth and Google Maps.

Some marine GPS units can import the information from a KML file. For others you can use use a file translate program (e.g. GPSBabel) to convert the KML file into an import file format (e.g. GPX) supported by your GPS unit.


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