Dive Site Details
Unlike the boulder slopes of some other shore dive sites, with Anchor Point you are treated to diving on a big rocky promontory of a similar character to the one that is on your right on the shore. Its contours naturally provide a variety of different habitats for the marine life that congregates here. With good visibility it can look spectacular, and is rewarding if you take the time to explore its features. Your experience will be different with every dive – even on the same day.
A typical dive pattern is to head out from the shore in a westerly direction to make early visual contact with the reef. Then follow the line of the reef and the seabed to your chosen depth and meander across the reef from there.
Depending upon the tide, maximum depth is around 30m.
An alternative to the main reef, perhaps for a second dive, is to head for the adjacent reef towards the right, about a leisurely five minute fin away. From the shore, once you’re beyond the land-based promontory, head up the loch in a roughly northerly direction (say 330 to 0°). Initially, you’ll head over the shallower top of the first reef, then drop to around 15m and continue in the same direction until you make contact with the second reef.
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