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.

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David Muirhead and I weren’t able to dive there the first time we visited the spot due to less than ideal conditions.

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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.

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That artefact on the beach appeared to be from a shipwreck or similar.

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We had seen an old ship’s boiler a short distance away on the beach.

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Here is a close-up of the small artefact on the beach again.

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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.

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