Alternative Names: Exmouth Pier Head
Type of Dive: Shore dive beside the pier.
Suggested experience: Confident Ocean Diver upwards
Travel directions: Google
Parking directions: Across the road from the beach pub Google
Distance from Bristol: 83 Miles 1 hr 45 Mins
Lat & Long: 50.616432, -3.422504 Postcode EX8 1DU Google
Tides: Tide tables This site must be dived at high slack water.
Site entry/exit: Walk down Mamhead Slipway or giant stride off the pier (high tide only) Exit at the slipway.
Underwater directions: Enter the water just before high tide to make the most of the slack water period. Lots of wildlife including wrasse, blennies, gobies, tunicates and sponges. The old collapsed pier creates an overhang where lobsters and scorpion fish lurk, also two old cars which are interesting to explore. A great night dive where numerous conger eels can be seen.
Site Hazards: Strong currents.
Nearest Public phone:
Accommodation: Anchoring B+B
Mobile Network service: Most networks work here.
Other comments: The slipway and dock entrance is out of bounds and divers must use an SMB.
Created by: Finstrokes
Cafe: Docs cafe on Pierhead rd,
Surface Photos: Exmouth-cam Contact me
Underwater Photos: Contact me
Dive Map: Not required
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