Snorkelling at Ochre Point
March 16, 2017 | Posted in: Dive Reports
We’ve done some recent snorkels at Ochre Point (midway between Moana South and Maslin Beach North). The area is magnificent.
David Muirhead and I weren’t able to dive there the first time we visited the spot due to less than ideal conditions.
David returned back to Ochre Point a little later on, this time with Graham Short and Alan Noble. They were able to do some snorkelling there on this occasion.
I went back there with David again sometime later on and we both managed to snorkel there this time, although conditions were still a little awkward.
That artefact on the beach appeared to be from a shipwreck or similar.
We had seen an old ship’s boiler a short distance away on the beach.
Here is a close-up of the small artefact on the beach again.
We hope to return to Ochre Point again soon.
Steve Reynolds is the current President of MLSSA and is a long-standing member of the Society. Steve is a keen diver, underwater explorer, photographer and is chief author of the Society's extensive back catalogue of newsletters and journals.