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Hook Head

Located at the most southerly point of Co Wexford, the Hook Peninsular is steeped in the Norman period of Irish history. The lighthouse is one of the oldest still operating in the world for there has been a continual beacon here since medieval times. There are numerous excellent shore dives to be found and although the depths are generally shallow, the underwater scenery is very dramatic owing to the formation of the limestone below.

Hook Head is a great site for beginners and experienced divers, provided you stay close to shore there are few currents to worry about and the peninsular offers a choice of locations East or West depending on wind direction. There are a number of small wrecks and swim throughs which can also be reached from the shore.

We will be running several one day trips to Hook throughout the year

We drive down early Saturday morning from Dublin on the N11 to Enniscorthy and towards Wexford Town. Just before Wexford, take the N25 towards Rosslare and then look out for signs to the R733 and Wellington Bridge. Once you pass through Wellington Bridge, follow all signs to Fethard-on-Sea and then on to the Hook Peninsular and The Hook Head Lighthouse is at the end of the road.

We usually meet up at the Restaurant and Coffee shop connected to the Lighthouse Itself, good place to fuel up for the dive and brief for the dive plan.


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