South East Point
GPS: -39.131012 146.425478
Last Edited: 12/24/2022, 4:55:32 PM
South East Point is an interesting dive site at the tip of a small peninsula jutting south-east out into the often wild seas of Bass Strait from Wilsons Promontory, Victoria, Australia. It's located within the Wilsons Promontory Marine National Park and is a very rewarding boat dive site for adventurous divers.
South East Point is also the site of the Wilsons Promontory Lighthouse, built in 1859 from local granite. The lighthouse and its historic residences are the southernmost settlement on the Australian mainland.
South East Point is a very remote dive site location, only accessible with a dive boat. The lighthouse looks down from the top of the cliff above the dive site. Underwater the wall plunges steeply to the bottom at 70 metres, with plenty of boulders, caves and swim throughs to explore.
South East Point is current swept, and the usual kelp and soft corals can be found. There is the chance to find some old things here as the lighthouse staff sometimes discarded things like old wheelbarrows off the cliffs.
South East Point drops off steeper than most mainland dive sites, and is well worth a dive on the rare days conditions allow.
Dive Type: Wall Dive
Imported from The Scuba Doctor