Alternative Names: Portnagh Rock
Type of Dive: Scenic shore dive on a rocky headland.
Travel directions: Head north on the A32 then west on the A35 then R232 then N15 Google
Parking directions: Beside the lighthouse. Google Kit up here and walk across the field to the concrete steps.
Distance from Enniskillen: 55 Miles 1 hr 33 mins
Lat & Long: N54.56761152 W-8.46004128
Tides: Tide tables
Site entry/exit: A good site for trainees follow the road that runs past this house with lobster pots behind it .and you come to a small harbour, this is an excellent place for trainees or a shallow dive. Jump in at the slip and go down on a shallow reef. Follow this out and back.
Site entry/exit: At the lighthouse walk across the field and down the steps enter and exit the water at the bottom of the steps.
Underwater directions: Head out towards the end of the point and back looking in all the cracks for lobster, crab and squat lobster. A lot of the surfaces of the rocks are covered in dead men's fingers and sea urchins.
Or you can snorkel out to the Portnagh Rock (visible at low tide) and descend here. there is a lot of sea life around Portnagh Rock so its good for photography.
Or go down and straight out until you meet a gulley in the seabed. Follow this to your left and you will come back up to the wall and into the steps.
Site Hazards: Southerly winds
Nearest Public phone: To Follow
Mobile Network service: To Follow
Other comments: An excellent dive site in good weather with lots of sea life, There is a beach nearby for the kids to play and launch a rib.
Pub: To Follow
Created by: Finstrokes