Easy dive site
The Helford River is a beautiful dive site in the southwest of England with an abundance of life. Diving takes place in the estuary of the Helford River. Marine life is teeming, especially along the riverbed. Common species are hermit crabs, sea cucumbers, spider crabs, scallops, sharks and much more.
Dive site Helford River is reached by boat. It's best to dive at Helford River at incoming tide, drifting towards the estuary.
Beware of boat traffic. The Helford River is an official fishing area. Taking scallops with you is considered theft.
HELFORD RIVER Features
- Helford River
- 3VXR+77 Durgan, Falmouth
- At harbor
- 15 min.
- Suitable for
- All levels, drift diving, underwater photography
- N.v.t. / NA
- Free access
- Boat dive facilities
- Kind of dive
- Boat dive, drift dive
- 5 - 10 m.
- Average visibility
- 6 m.
- 8 m.
- Common hermit crab, spider crab, stingray, sea cucumber, small-spotted catshark
- Other recreation
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