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.

We still have one spot remaining on the dive boat!

Register now
Please register, then pay $185 asap by eTransfer to bluenorthscuba@gmail.com

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: Get your park pass for Fathom Five National Marine Park from the Parks Canada Visitor Centre (map). To expedite this, you may download the PDF registration form, print it at home, fill it in and present it at the park office. Cost is approx. $10 for a 2-day wristband. You can’t dive without it.
  • Mornings: Meet for breakfast, then at Lighthouse Point before 8:30 am.
  • Afternoons: Be at the dive boat, Bruce Isles, at 12:30 pm to check-in, load your gear and receive the dive orientation.

Location: Little Tub Harbour, Tobermory, ON

Divemaster: Courtney Gibson, NAUI Instructor 51941

Description:

  • recreational dives for certified divers who are members of Blue North Scuba and Hart House Underwater Club. Join now — we are open to all certified divers
  • shore dive in the morning
  • shipwrecks in the afternoon: 2-tank boat dives each afternoon, Saturday and Sunday
  • 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

Payment Deadline:
ASAP!
Dive fee of $185 per diver for the weekend, including 2-tank boat dives each afternoon, Saturday and Sunday – Payable by eTransfer to bluenorthscuba@gmail.com

How to Register:
Fill in the Registration Form as soon as possible. and pay $185 asap by eTransfer to:
bluenorthscuba@gmail.com

Register now

Scuba Gear:
Bring your own gear. If you need to rent, here are some options:

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

Transportation: 
We are arranging carpooling for those who need it.

Driving 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 will probably stay at The Coach House, and will send out a message soon to those who have registered. 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