Butterfly House is located at the intersection of Scenic Road and Stewart Way in Carmel-by- the-Sea.
There is a large expensive house there with an odd roof that resembles a butterfly perched on the
rocks overlooking a small cove. Parking is on the street and then we access the beach by an eroding
goat path down to the water. There are no restrooms at this site, so if you are diving dry you may
want to stop in to the port-a-potty located just along the road in at Carmel River Beach. We will meet
up at the intersection and observe conditions before doing a briefing and gearing up. The goat path to
the water is not for the meek, so it is one of the more difficult dives we will attempt this year. However,
the site is beautiful and one of the nicest shore dives in Carmel. There are very large granite
pinnacles and chutes to explore. There are large and abundant fish species here as well as lots of
invertebrate life. This is a good dive to bring your camera and, if the visibility looks promising, a wideangle lens.
If this site is not diveable, we will retreat to our backup site, San Carlos Beach. Please post on
Facebook if you are attending and if we do change the dive location we will post on Facebook and
you can be notified of the change.
RSVP if you are coming on the MBSO Facebook page or by email to
email@example.com, and meet at the intersection of Scenic and Stewart.