Tobermory Dive Notice, Aug. 6-7, 2022

Enjoy a weekend diving at Canada’s first National Marine Park, Fathom Five, “The Freshwater Shipwreck Diving Capital of Canada”. Clear, clean water, more than 20 historic shipwrecks, submerged geological formations, cliffs, caves and overhangs offer a variety of underwater experiences.


Date: Saturday, Aug. 6 to Sunday, Aug. 7

Time: Arrive in the Tobermory area on Friday evening, Aug. 5, to be ready for an early start on Saturday morning’s shore dive. Please allow sufficient driving time to arrive in Toby and obtain your Fathom Five Park pass. Saturday afternoon, be ready at the dock at 12:30 pm to load your gear.

Schedule:

  • Upon arrival or early Satuday morning: Get your park pass for Fathom Five National Marine Park from Divers Den or the park office (map). To expedite this, you may download the PDF registration form, print it at home, fill it in and bring it with you. Cost is approx. $10/day. You can’t dive without it.
  • Mornings: Meet early for the morning dive. See the personal email from the Divemaster, Courtney Gibson re time and location.
  • Afternoons: Meet at 12:30 pm to check-in, load your gear and receive the dive orientation. The dive boats are: Bruce Isles on Saturday; Deep Obsession on Sunday.

Location: Little Tub Harbour, Tobermory, ON

Divemaster: Courtney Gibson, NAUI Instructor 51941

Description:

  • recreational dives for certified divers who become members of Blue North Scuba. Join now — we are open to all vaccinated, certified divers
  • shore dive in the morning
  • shipwrecks in the afternoon: 2-tank boat dives each afternoon, Saturday (sold out) and Sunday (spots available)
  • dive sites may include some of these shipwrecks depending on dive experience of our group, weather conditions, timing, distance from dock, etc. We will not be diving on the deepest shipwrecks.
  • Fathom Five scuba diver safety guideliines

Requirements to participate in the dive

Scuba Gear:
Bring all your own scuba gear – including TWO TANKS – Book your rental equipment well in advance

Air Fills:
Air fills will be available at Divers Den, located in Tobermory.
3 Bay Street Tobermory, ON, N0H 2R0
519-596-2363 – info@diversden.ca

Directions to Tobermory:
Your best bet is to use Google Maps and search Tobermory, Ontario.

Driving time:
Approximately 4 hours Toronto to Tobermory if there is no traffic.
Allow for more time if leaving during rushhour on a Friday of a summer weekend.
Check Google Maps on the week before your Friday departure as a guideline. 

Accommodations: 
Please arrange your own accommodations. Many of us have booked rooms at The Coach House., with a restaurant and close to the Toby dock. There are hotels, lodges, cottages and campgrounds available in Tobermory. Search the internet to find the one that best suits you. Some examples are:

Hotel / Motels:
– The Coach House Inn (519) 596-2361 https://www.coachhouseinnresort.com
– Blue Bay Motel (519) 596-2392 https://bluebay-motel.com/

Camping
– Happy Hearts Campground (519) 596-2455 https://www.happyheartspark.com
– Tobermory Village Campground (519) 596-2689 http://www.tobermoryvillagecamp.com

Club Policies
Club dive policies

Questions or Comments?
Contact bluenorthscuba@gmail.com .

Tobermory Sweepstakes split view, above and below the water
with permission, Tobermory Chamber of Commerce