DIRECTIONS

GPS:   51.7437, -10.1356

About 70kms/1.5 hours from Killarney in Co Kerry. Exit Killarney taking the N71/ R568/ N70 Ring of Kerry south towards Caherdaniel. Approaching Caherdaniel, watch out for signposts for the Eagle Rock Equestrian Centre, take this sharp left and continue for approximately 1km to the small pier at the end of this road.


DESCRIPTION

One of the best shore dives in the south west – this sites can serve as pleasant dive-break if you are doing the Ring of Kerry. Visibility will usually be good due to a rocky seabed. Enter the water at the small pier and follow the shoreline north or south – depths of up to 10m. 


TIDE, SWELL AND WIND FORECASTS 

Tide, swell and wind forecasts for nearby Inchydoney beach are available here.


NEARBY DIVE SITES

Another shore dive sites to consider in this part of the country would be Knightstown Pier on Valentia Island, approximately 20kms away.

Brandon Creek, also in Kerry, is over 130kms away on the Dingle Peninsula.

EMERGENCY 

The nearest RNLI station are at Valentia (066 947 6201) and Castletownbere Harbour (027- 70999) - both are approximately 20kms away by sea. The Irish Coast Guard can be contacted by phoning 999 or 112. 


WATER TEMPERATURES   

Water Temperatures average 15c/54f  from June to October in the southwest , and can vary from a low of  11c/52f  in early June, to highs of up to  19c/66f degrees in July and August.  Temperatures average 11c/52f degrees from March to May, varying from lows of down to 8c/46f  in early March to highs of up to 15c/59f in late May. Temperatures average around 10 degrees in wintertime (Nov to Feb), varying from  up to  13c/55f in early November, to down to 8c/46f in January or February.   These are surface level temperatures,  water temperature 10m down will typically be a couple of degrees lower.