Lochaline West Pier

Maximum depth between 50 and 100m. Wall or reef dive Good wildlife dive

This is an excellent shore dive on a drop-off to over 90 metres. Sponges, anemones, soft corals and lots of fish make this a very enjoyable dive (for more about the sea life, see the link from the Hotel Beach, below).

The site is well known as a deep dive training location. Please note that this is a working pier, and is also enjoyed by rod and line fishermen – beware of entanglement in old lines.

Location of this dive site

Location (Lat/Long): 56.532, -5.785 (Google map window)

Planning your dive: Care - the pier is popular with anglers and there is the possibility of entanglement in fishing gear.

Depth range: 20m to 75m

Distance: The site is 0.5km from Lochaline Dive Centre.

WARNING: Some Latitude and Longitude data taken from the literature is quite inaccurate, we are tidying this up here, but you are advised to take transits for wreck sites/check buoys if you are diving from your own boat. Transits and further details for most wreck sites are available in the Dive Centre.

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