Overview of Israel's Head Point

Israel's Head Point

Maine
USA East

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Israel's Head is a convenient dive for those staying in Ogunquit. This scenic coastal town offers good food, lodging, beach dwelling, and of course diving. If you are visiting this area for the first time, plan on staying a few days since one of the premier beaches of Southern Maine is found here.

Directions: Located in Ogunquit off Route 1. Turn Southeast onto Shore Rd for one half milie. Turn right onto Israels Head Rd. In about 500 yards, you'll see the site.


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02/27/2011 Diveray (Avg: 3.20 Review) - This is an easy site to get into. Plan to dive at high tide, otherwise it will be shallow unless you go out about 200 feet.


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Parking

 Map     Sat
GPS: ME0401
N4314.6031'
W07035.4113'

 

Parking at Israel's Head Point 

Get there early, because parking is limited. Or drop off your equipment right at the light house and park a few blocks away.

Overview

 

 

Overview at Israel's Head Point 

This is the condition at low tide. An easy hike down the sandy shoot, but a bit more difficult around the high tide since rocks and crevices are difficult to see.

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 Map     Sat
GPS: ME0403
N4314.6376'
W07035.3953'

 

entry at Israel's Head Point 

This is the best entry, but there are a couple of other spot that are more challenging.

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 Map     Sat
GPS: ME0404
N4314.6376'
W07035.3953'

 

entry at Israel's Head Point 

You can see a high tide, the walk out to a diveable depth would difficult Take your time, and help your buddy in and out.

Last Verification: November, 2003  

 

Diver Averages for  Israel's Head Point  (1=worst, 5=best)


Average Site Condition

Ease of Shore Entry:  4.00
Bottom Conditions:  3.00
Reef Conditions:  2.00
Animal Life:  4.00
Plant Life:  4.00
Facilities:  2.00
Solitude 2.00
Roads:  4.00
*Site Average:  3.20
   

Average Enjoyment Level

Snorkel:  3.00
Beginner Scuba:  4.00
Intermediate Scuba:  4.00
Advanced Scuba:  4.00
Night diving Scuba:  3.00

Number of reviews for this site: 1

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