Casino Point - Avalon, CA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Free2bme29
N 33° 20.940 W 118° 19.508
11S E 376696 N 3690762
Quick Description: Casino Point Underwater Park is located by the old casino in Avalon.
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 2/19/2009 7:35:35 PM
Waymark Code: WM5WCT
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member tiki-4
Views: 31

Long Description:
The area is very diver-friendly. The area is great for beginners and many training courses are done within the park. There are kelp forests and many local fish. There is no fishing allowed nor are boats allowed in the park. The dive area is marked by strings of buoys. There are a few shipwrecks and a dive platform to look at. Divers are likely to see orange garibaldis, yellowtail, and white and black bass. Seals and sea lions frequently sighted. There is a big sheephead who hangs around too. Horn sharks and angel sharks are found in park. There are a couple good web sites that have lots more info - (visit link) or the other site - (visit link)
Water Type: Ocean

Salinity: Salt

Access: Shore

Maximum Depth: 95

Typical Visibility: Good (41-60 ft)

Wreck or Submerged Object?: Multiple

Underwater Life: Fish, crustaceans, kelp forests

Has Reef?: Not Listed

Visit Instructions:
1) To log a visit, at least a picture taken at the surface, including any distinguishing landmarks or buoys if present, is required. While you do not have to enter the water, this is encouraged.

2) If you dive at the site, describe your visit including any details you wish to share such as weather, water temperature, visibility, bottom time, and anything of interest that you observed, living or nonliving.
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