For a shore dive, from the Garron Road Car park in Waterfoot there is access to a path leading to the beach.
Or by boat from Cushendall head south for approx. 1km into the middle of Red Bay where the depth sounder reads ~4-5 metres.
For a shore dive use the village of Waterfoot, taking the turning off Garron Road opposite the garage with red doors, where there is a public car park and toilets. You can access the beach from here on foot.
For a boat dive, free car parking and public toilets are available at Cushendall caravan park / Cushendall Sailing and Boating Club. There is a slipway, but priority is given to the RNLI and berthing is not allowed. For use contact Cushendall/Ballycastle Harbour Office: 02820768525 / 07803505084.
Nearest tank filling is Aquaholics, Portstewart/Ballycastle (call in advance: 028 7083 2584)
A large, patchy seagrass bed on a coarse sandy and gravelly seabed with some interspersed cobbles.
Crabs, pipefish and juvenile flatfish are found amongst the seagrass Zostera marina bed.
- In an emergency call 999 or 112 and ask for the coastguard.
- Follow VHF radio Channel 16 (156.8 MHz), the international distress frequency.
- Find nearest defibrillator (AED) here
- Cushendall Harbour Office: 02820768525