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  The Manacles

An area of granite reef extending out from Porthoustock in the North to Lowland point in the South.

It has some spectacular scenic diving, with shallow reef, pinnacles and drop off. The area is extremely tidal and has such is home to great diversity of invertebrates life, including Gorgonian sea fans, Jewel anemones, dead mans fingers and Plumerose anenomes.

The area is also close to a major shipping route and has claimed hundreds of ships most famous of these probably being SS Mohegan.

Boat access to the area is from Falmouth, Porthkerris or Porthoustock and there are several local dive centres and charter boat is that cover the area.

The areas to the North and South also provides exquisite diving, with wreck, reef and drift diving.


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