Newhaven Jetty is located on Beach Crescent, Newhaven, on the right hand side after crossing the bridge to Phillip Island. It acts as a port for commercial fishing vessels and a deep channel runs across the front of the pier. As it's a working pier it's important divers stay out of the way of all commercial activities. Do the right thing and use a dive flag and stay clear of boat traffic areas.
Currents are a huge factor when trying to dive at Newhaven Jetty. Extremely strong tidal currents swirl through the jetty pylons sometimes as much as 6 knots (11 kpm). Best dived on slack water, preferably at the end of an incoming flood tide. The big problem is slack water doesn't last very long at this dive site.
Entry and exit for the dive is best from the shore to the south of the jetty shed.
Dive Type: Pier Dive
Imported from The Scuba Doctor