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GoGo burn

Alternative Name(s): The Putting Green 

Type of Dive: Gogoburn is easy to dive and unusual as there is a lot of fresh water from the river which makes it ideal for different creatures.

Suggested Experience: Novice

Travel directions: From the M8 heading west take the A737 to Saltcoats turn of onto The A760 towards Lochwinnoch and carry on to Largs. In Largs turn left into bath st and drive 200m to the river.Google 

Parking directions: Turn left out of Bath St and park beside the river  Google

Distance from Glasgow: 32 Miles 50 Mins

Lat & Long: 55.790310, -4.872102  Postcode KA30 8BY   Google

Tides: Tide tables   Best to dive at high tide as you don't have as far to walk to the shore but tides are not a problem here.

Depth: 30m  

Site entry/exit: Walk down the path across the road (pitch and put to your left). Google  Leave the path as it turns left and onto the shingle beach enter the sea on the left of the river looking towards the sea.

Underwater directions: Enter the water beside the river (Gogo burn) and go to your chosen depth.  This dive is in a small area so look closely, go slowly and you will be rewarded. 

Site Hazards: Cold from the river, Depth,  

Nearest Public phone: Largs

Mobile Network service:  Orange / Vodaphone

Other comments: Good for unusual fish and photography probably due to the fresh water from the river 

Air & Nitrox: C+C Largs marina West coast diving  Aquatron  Splashsports

Revision: 3

Pub: Largs

Created by: John Nicolson 

Date: 30/4/07 

Land photos: To Follow

Underwater photos: Contact me

Dive sitemap:  Too Small to map 

Dive Report: Jas and shazz I had a great dive at 5.25am today at Gogo Burn or as we call it "The Putting Green". Went down to 30mtrs and found quite a few squat lobsters and a few dogfish too. I was even up for a fight with one (as taught by John!!). Also saw a lovely Sea Scorpion too. Good for depth training and good for a look but camera work was difficult. Overall a really nice dive and in 12deg water too!!!

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