Tobermory Dive Notice, Summer 2023

A fabulous weekend of diving is being planned for 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: tbd Spring / Summer 2023

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

Schedule:

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 dives, charter boat dives, shipwrecks and caves
  • dive sites may include some of these shipwrecks depending on dive experience of our group, weather conditions, timing, distance from dock, etc.
  • Fathom Five scuba diver safety guideliines

Requirements to participate in the dive

  • Pay your Dive Fees – to be finalized — approx. $185-200
  • If you are not yet a member of Blue North Scuba Club:
    • Fill in the annual Membership Application form
    • Pay your annual $40 Blue North membership dues. Payable by eTransfer to: bluenorthscuba@gmail.com
    • Provide your 2023 OUC membership number. We can arrange a $40 OUC membership for you if you don’t already have it through HHUC.
    • Fill in the annual OUC Communicable Disease Liability Release and Assumption of Risk Agreement once you have your OUC number for this year.
  • Bring your vaccination receipt to show you are fully vaccinated against Covid-19Get it online if you don’t have it.
  • Before leaving home, assess your personal health situation by following the recommendations on the Covid-19 Self-Screening Questionnaire. Stay home if you feel unwell or have symptoms of Covid-19.

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. 

Carpooling:
Please arrange your own transportation. We will try to assist to connect you with other divers for carpooling.

Accommodation:
Please arrange your own accommodations. There are hotels, lodges, cottages and campgrounds available in the area. Search the internet to find the one that best suits you. For example,

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