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Whale rock

Alternative Names: None

Type of Dive: Shore dive

Suggested experience: Novice upwards

Travel directions:  From Glasgow / Edinburgh:   Approx 3 hours drive. Follow local directions below to Crianlarich. From Edinburgh head North (M9/A84/A85) via Stirling and Callander to Crianlarich. From Glasgow head for Loch Lomond along A82 (turning right at Tarbet) to Crianlarich.From Crianlarich, follow A82 through Glencoe and Ballachulish following signs for Onich / Fort William onto the A830 then left at Lochailort onto the A861 south to Whale rock ( see google map below)

Parking directions: At the big rock on the roadside Google

Distance from Glasgow: 141 miles  3hrs 10min Google Edinburgh  161 miles 3hrs 50 mins Google 

Lat & Long:  56° 50' 16.10'' N  5° 48' 20.85'' W

Tides: Tide Tables

Depth: Shallow ...exact depth to follow.

Site entry/exit: Enter the water at the beach with whale rock on the left.

Whale rock entry/exit

Underwater directions: Keep whale rock on your right shoulder and circumnavigate the rock. Look in all the cracks and gully's as you will have plenty time at this shallow depth.

Site Hazards: No major hazards

Nearest Public phone: Glenuig Inn

Accommodation: Hotel  Self catering

Mobile Network service: To Follow

Other comments: This is a shallow site and gives you a long bottom time which is great for training and U/W Photography.

Pub: Glenuig Inn

Created By: Robfromfort

Cafe: None close to here.

Air & Nitrox: Puffin divers  5Bells & The underwater centre 


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Surface Photos: To Follow

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