Alternative Names: Webcam
Type of Dive: Easy shore dive
Suggested experience: Novice
Distance from Plymouth: 67 Miles 1hr 45 mins
Parking directions: Park on the beach at pure blue (£2 per day) also directly behind the beach cost £3 per visit during the summer months.
Lat & Long: 50.125216, -5.093677 Postcode TR11 5H
Site entry/exit: Walk down the beach.
Underwater directions: Head out to 3-4m and turn left (east) and follow the reef along and back. or head right and there is a reef the same as the left. If you head straight out there is some sea grass and the chance of seeing thornback rays. The wreck of the Ben Asdale a 422-ton fishing trawler in the north of the bay. There are a few large parts of the wreck left and bits are always visible even on a high tide, so you should have no problems finding her. If you have an U/W Camera take it as you will get lots of good shots here.
Site Hazards: No major hazards here except occasional boat traffic so an SMB is required. Its a long swim to the wreck so would recommend snorkelling.
Nearest Public phone: Contact me
Mobile Network service: Most networks work here.
Other comments: Public toilets are available on site. You can also dive Pendennis point Swanpool beach and Gylly beach not far from here. Maenporth is approximately 45-60 min walk from Falmouth town centre via the South West Coast Path that links it to Gyllyngvase Beach (2.5miles) and Swanpool Beach (2 miles).
Pub: The Front
Created By: Finstrokes
Cafe: Maenporth beach Cafe
Surface Photos: Contact me
Underwater Photos: Utube
Dive Map: Not required here its easy to navigate.