Back Beach is a popular dive site in Massachusetts, USA, best known as a practice site. The site is easily accessible, there are several facilities nearby and the bottom descends gradually. You'll have a relaxing dive among numerous sea creatures, especially lobsters and flatfish. Back Beach is also recommended as a night dive site because of its good accessibility and great biodiversity.
Scuba diving at Back Beach takes place on both the north and south side of the bay. There is a jetty on the north side, the middle of the bay consists of sand and the south side is rocky.
Watch out for pleasure boats at Back Beach. Use a surface buoy. Come early to find a parking spot. Paid parking. Place the parking card visibly in your car. You are diving near a residential area with a recreational beach, be discreet.
BACK BEACH Features
- Back Beach
- Rockport Massachusetts, United States
- Sufficient parking, paid parking
- 50 m.
- Suitable for
- All levels, night diving, scuba diving practice
- N.v.t / NA
- Free access
- Kind of dive
- Shore dive
- 4 - 10 m.
- Average visibility
- 7 m.
- 12 m.
- Flatfish, lobster
- Other recreation
- Canoeing, beach recreation, swimming