Scuba Diving in Rye Pier, Mornington Peninsula, Victoria Australia

Skill Level:
All Divers
Maximum Depth:
Victoria is the second-smallest state of Australia. It borders with New South Wales to the north and Tasman Sea to the east. The unique combination of spectacular coastline, pristine beaches, numerous national parks, dense forests and mountains attract visitors all year long and offer a plethora of activities to sport lovers.

Mornington Peninsula lies to the southeast of Melbourne, Victoria’s capital city. It is surrounded by Western Port to the east and Port Phillips to the west. There is a vast number of great surf sites and a plethora of excellent dive spots all along this section. With an abundant marine life under the pier, Rye Pier is classified as an excellent day and night diving spot.

The average depth here is at 3.5 m/11.5 ft and the maximum is at 5 m/16.4 ft. Visibility is medium and varies from 5 m/16.4 ft to 10 m/32.8 ft. Water temperature is up to 19°C/66.2°F in summer and early autumn months and between 15°C/59°F in winter. The site is suitable for all divers. In addition, divers are able to see sea horses, crabs, goat fish, juvenile fish, squid, seadragons, leatherjackets and other fish. If you are lucky, you may come across local seals. Note: watch out for fishing lines, as it is also a popular fishing spot.

How to Get to Destination

BY CAR FROM Melbourne
98.9km/61.8mi, 1h 14mins
Head south on Elizabeth St towards Bourke St. Take the first right onto Bourke St. Turn left at King St / National Route 79. Continue to follow the National Route 79. Slight left to merge onto the M1 to Citylink Tollway / SE Suburbs. With controlled toll road. Take the Eastlink/M3 to Frankston Toll road. Take the M11. Take exit. At the roundabout, take the 3rd exit on the street Jetty Rd / Route 11 heading to Melbourne Continue to follow the Jetty Rd. At the roundabout, take the first exit towards Eastbourne Rd.Peraste from 1 roundabout. Continue toward Elizabeth Ave. Turn left at Point Nepean Rd/B110
Melbourne airport,
122km/75.2miles 1h 27mins drive

Visitors can experience all Victoria’s amazing destinations by train.

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