Melbourne’s The famous Rye Pier Night Diving
Rye Pier is arguably one of the most interesting and fascinating pier dives on the Mornington Peninsula. The native residents include three different species of seahorse, a few different varieties of octopus, incredible and wonderful soft corals and sponges.
There are thousands of unique varieties of marine creatures including large Sting Rays blennies, goatfish, gurnards, flounder, flathead, nudibranchs and even the occasional Moreton Bay Bug. With all this activity and fish life it’s great to dive and also a spectacular straightforward night dive, for all levels of scuba divers and snorkelers.
Don’t forget to take your digital underwater cameras for some great photography. There is also a small Ship Wreck just of to the right halfway down the pier with some nice fish life around it.
The Rye pier is also home to Victoria’s first Underwater Marine Trail which is ideal for adults and children alike. Consisting of fourteen bright and easy to read signs that will show you some of the pictures of the creatures that call piers home!