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Alternative Names: None  

Type of Dive: Shore dive  

Suggested Experience: Trainee  

Travel directions:  Leaving Glasgow on the A82 turn left at Tarbet onto the A83, through Arrochar and over the rest and be thankful,  turn left onto the A815, stop just past the Creggans hotel  

Parking directions:  In the public car park (free) 25m past the Creggans hotel. Don't park in the hotel the owner does not like it.  

Lat & Long: N56 10.517  W5 5.037 

Tides:  Tide tables

Depth: 35m

Site entry/exit: Walk down the left side of the pier (facing the sea) through the trees and enter the water on the shingle beach. There are small boulders with crabs and squat lobster and deeper there are Dragonette, Scorpionfish, Dublin Bay prawn, thornback ray, Dogfish, Firework anemone


Underwater directions: dive to the right, taking you in front of the pier. This site seems to be barren with only a few small boulders but there are lots of small life and some bigger rays at the right times of the year. 

Air & Nitrox fills: Aquatron  Splashsports

Site Hazards: Steps down to the shore and slippy seaweed at the shoreline.                  

Nearest Public phone:  Creggans Inn

Accommodation: Creggans Inn

Mobile Network service:   Patchy

Pub:  Creggans Inn  Its a popular place for a coffee or beer after your diving and good food. Divers meet at the tables outside after a dive. 

CafĂ©: None. 

Version: 3  

Created by: John Nicolson  

Date: 25/6/07 

Surface Photos: Taken from the end of the Pier

Underwater Photos: 



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