Jul 092012
Pylons at St Leonard's Pier

About the site St Leonards pier sits on the western side of Port Phillip Bay, just outside St Leonards (surprise!). While I’ve dived a number of piers on the eastern side of the bay, this was the first shore dive I’ve done west of Melbourne. After expeditions to exotic places, it’s nice to enjoy diving around home. Unlike the neutral coloured hard corals of the tropics, the soft sponges in temperate waters come in an amazing array of colours. With easy access to the water from the car park and with fish peeping out from the weed, this is a nice easy shore dive. About the dive I took this photo on Saturday, and those who dive in Melbourne will [read more…]