Alternative Names: None
Type of Dive: Port Mellon is a very easy shore dive under the cliff in good conditions
Suggested experience: Novice
Travel directions: Google Leave Exeter on the A30 - A391 - B3274 - B3273 Mevagissey
Distance from Exeter: 81 Miles 1 Hr 45 Mins
Parking directions: Park in the rising sun hotel carpark if you just have one car and remember to go in and buy a snack.
Lat & Long: 50° 15' 45.37''N 4° 47' 3.94''W Postcode PL26 6PL Google
Tides: Tide tables Best to dive at high slack.
Depth: 8m Max
Site entry/exit: Walk down the slipway and enter the water on the sandy beach exit at the same place. See the picture below.
Underwater directions: Keep the cliff on your left shoulder along the bottom and explore all the cracks in the cliff, there is plenty to see and photograph. Continue around into the bay at the back of the cliff and retrace your fin strokes at a shallower depth back into the bay.
Site Hazards: Occasional boat traffic
Nearest Public phone: The Rising Sun Inn
Mobile Network service: Contact me
Other comments: Very easy dive best done at a high tide, but look out for occasional boat traffic
Pub: The rising sun
Cafe: None close to here so take everything you need.
Created by: Mark Milburn
Surface Photos: By Mark Milburn
Underwater Photos: Contact me
Dive Map: Contact me
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