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Type of Dive: Shore dive in reefs and gully's

Suggested experience: Sport Diver.

Distance from Plymouth: 45 Miles 1Hr 16 Min's Google

Parking directions: You can park on the north side of the harbour and kit up there but parking is extremely restricted so we park the cars on the south side.

Lat & Long: N50.269758 W-4.782604  Google map  Postcode 

Tides: Tide tables

Depth: 10m

Site entry/exit: Walk to the end of the pier and down the steps. You can either cross the harbour entrance and do the north cove or dive around the south harbour wall (although there are usually numerous fishermen on the south wall). You can drop dive kit off on the north side of the harbour and enter via a small beach area shown in the picture below.

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Underwater directions: Follow the reefs and gully's which are lined with dead men's fingers and toped help. There are spider crabs, pipefish, wrasse, velvet swimming and edible crabs here. When you have to finish your dive, retrace your route back to the north wall of the harbour.

Site Hazards: Occasional boat traffic

Nearest Public phone: To Follow

Accommodation: The Headlands Hotel Holiday Cottages  B&B

Mobile Network service: Most work here.

Other comments: A good night dive can be had on the south wall of the harbour but navigation can be difficult unless you know the site. Don't dive here during the day because of fisherman. It is important to inform the harbour master you are diving.

Pub: Harbour Tavern and The Ship Inn.

Created by: Ian McConnachie

Cafe: Tea on the Quay The Squirrel's Nest

Air & Nitrox:  Atlantic scuba or Cornish diving in Falmouth or Seaways diving in Penryn.

Date: 1/1/11

Revision:  2

Thanks To: ChaseSAC

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Dive Map: Not required here.

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