Review Date AVG ShoreDiving Site
01/09/2004 3.90 Russian Gulch State Park California North, USA West
Better the farther you swim out but can be fun even closer in. Protected entry makes this good for less experienced divers. Free outside shower at parking lot. Vis. Varies as with all North California dive sites.
01/09/2004 4.05 Van Damme State Park California North, USA West
Pleanty of interesting stuff can be found in the kelp a very short swim from shore. Gets even better farther out but is a long swim.
10/17/2003 4.85 Whalers Cove (Point Lobos) California North, USA West
One of the best shore dives in California if not the best and better than many boat dives. Mid week dive spots almost never fill up. "Drop-in" divers first thing in the morning can usually get in without a reservation . Two boats do dives here mid week and take divers to the outer reefs too far to swim to. The outer reefs are some of the best dive sites in the world! Cypress Sea and Beach Hopper II are the boats that go here mid week. They often have to cancel due to too few divers signed up. Perhaps if the word gets out about them more people will sign up and I can go more often!