Alternative Names: None
Type of Dive: The Creggans shore dive is a long silty slope on Loch Fyne.
Suggested Experience: Trainee
Travel directions: Leaving Glasgow on the A82 turn left at Tarbet onto the A83, through Arrochar and over the rest and be thankful, turn left onto the A815, stop just past the Creggans hotel
Parking directions: In the public car park (free) 25m past the Creggans hotel. Don't park in the hotel the owner does not like it.
Lat & Long: 56.175454, -5.083962 Postcode PA27 8BX Google
Tides: Tide tables
Site entry/exit: Walk down the left side of the pier (facing the sea) through the trees and enter the water on the shingle beach. There are small boulders with crabs and squat lobster and deeper there are Dragonette, Scorpionfish, Dublin Bay prawn, thornback ray, Dogfish, Firework anemone
Underwater directions: dive to the right, taking you in front of the pier. This site seems to be barren with only a few small boulders but there are lots of small life and some bigger rays at the right times of the year.
Site Hazards: Steps down to the shore and slippy seaweed at the shoreline.
Nearest Public phone: Creggans Inn
Accommodation: Creggans Inn
Mobile Network service: Patchy
Pub: Creggans Inn Its a popular place for a coffee or beer after your diving and good food. Divers meet at the tables outside after a dive.
Created by: John Nicolson
Surface Photos: Taken from the end of the Pier
Underwater Photos: By John Nicolson
Divesite map: Not required
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