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40 Foot

Alternative Names: None

Type of Dive: 40 Foot is a great dive site near Dublin where there are a few places to dive in one place. Note diving off the point only allowed at night.

40 Foot

Suggested Experience: Snorkeling to the experienced diver

Travel directions: From Dublin head down the coast road R131 onto the R118, N131 to 40 Foot   Google

Parking directions: There is free parking on Sandycove ave west, Sandycove point rd and at the end of Sandycove ave east.

Lat & Long:   53.289943, -6.114080    Postcode A96 Y165  Google

Tides: Tide tables

Depth: 9m Max

Site entry/exit: There are many places to enter and exit the water but the most popular are at the steps at Sandy Cove, the steps at 40 Foot point and the concrete slipway at Mourners point. 

40 Foot entry/exit40 Foot entry/exit40 Foot entry/exit

Underwater directions: If you enter at Sandy cove its a mix of flat sand and small reefs From 40 Foot you can go round the point in and out of all the rock formations to either sandy cove or Mourners cove. From Mourners cove you can have a deeper dive (9m) and head to 40 Foot point.

Air & Nitrox: Flagship Scuba     Dive Inn Scuba

Site Hazards:

Nearest Public phone: Contact me

Mobile Network service: Most networks work well here.

Accommodation: Dublin has many places to stay and is only 15.5 Km from here.

Other comments: 40 Foot point and Mourners cove are good sites for night dives.

Pub: Contact me

Cafe: Contact me

Version: 2

Thanks To:

Links: None I can find

Created by: Finstrokes

Date: 25/3/09

Surface Photos:     Finstrokes

Underwater Photos:  Contact me

Dive sitemap: 

40 Foot dive map

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