Alternative Names: None
Type of Dive: The Boathouse on Loch Duich is a smoothed rocky reef and wall with small overhangs out from the boathouse to 15m.
Suggested Experience: Novice at slack water.
Travel directions: Its 61 miles from Fort William (90 mins) Take the A82 up the side of Loch Lochy, At Invergarry turn left onto the A87 to Sheil bridge turn left onto the old military road, Turn right for Ratagan from here its 4.7 miles along the coast road. Google
Parking directions: There is parking for one car at the boathouse and two cars 50m before.
Lat & Long: 57.261192, -5.514341 Postcode IV40 8HT Google
Tides: Tide tables For weather use postcode above
Site entry/exit: Its a pretty easy walk to the shore then a simple walk over the stones.
Underwater directions: Enter the water drop to about 15m and turn right, you will come to a smoothed rocky reef with small overhangs...reef goes up to about 8m, covered with life..football squirts, vase-shaped sponges, very pretty in weedy shallow 2m to 4m, its worth a look around the seaweeds. Further out there is a wall bottoming out at 30m then sloping deeper.
Nearest Public phone: Back at Ratagan Youth Hostel
Mobile Network service: O2 works with full signal
Other comments: You can also dive Ardearg Cemetery close to here. Remember to take away all your rubbish, and keep the area clean.
Pub: Kintail lodge hotel
Links: None I can find.
Created by: Jason Gregory
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