Trips

LOCAL / REGIONAL

page-dive-gilboaGILBOA QUARRY
Gilboa Quarry is 14+ acre stone quarry, located in Northwest Ohio. There are wooded campgrounds encompassing over half of the quarry’s perimeter and it is a great location for diving and dive training. The quarry provides two distinct personalities: the shallow side at 5-65 ft provides great recreational enjoyment, while the deep side of the quarry with cold, dark depths of 130+ ft is suitable for technical training.

There are many reasons to dive Gilboa including large training platforms at 15 – 130+ ft. depths, sunken treasures (Grumman airplane and Sikorsky helicopter), snorkeling for Paddlefish and onsite camping or lodging for divers and their guests.

Gilboa Quarry provides a variety of amenities to meet your specific diving needs. Docks, benches and underwater platforms are provided for your convenience, be it Open Water certification dives, enjoying the underwater sites, or to keep your skills honed for your personal diving goals. Breathing Gas is available onsite. Up to 20,000cf of hyper-clean air is banked to provide for those peak periods when we all want to get wet. Be sure to check your Viz and hydro dates on your cylinders prior to coming out to the quarry. Partial pressure Nitrox blending is also available for tanks that are O2 clean.

For more information about the quarry call (419) 456-3300 or check out their website: divegilboa.com

FRANCE PARK
France Park is located in Logansport, Indiana. It is a County park that has camping, hiking, biking, fishing and diving. The diving quarry is about 25-30 feet deep in most parts. It also has a bus, truck and habitat for divers to explore. The park charges $2.00 entrance fee and the diving is $10.00 per day per diver. They are open seasonally and diving begins at 9:00am. Visit www.francepark.com for more information. Be sure to check with the Diving Den for hours and quarry diving times.

HAIGH QUARRY
Haigh quarry is a 12 acre spring fed quarry within short distance of the Michiana area filled with a variety of fish. Blue gill, bass, catfish, perch, crappie, paddlefish, northern pike and Muskie call this Midwest paradise home. Underater attractions include rock mining equipment; the stone crusher, two drills and pipes.

Additional underwater attractions are; a marine dump truck, LARC-amphibious vehicle, 33 ft. cabin cruiser, tricycle park, a 25′ swim tube and navigation course. The quarry has eight training platforms in the 20ft area. At 70ft there is a suspended platform as well. Easy access to the water is via the beach entry or from one of the two 20′ x 40′ covered docks. The land amenities include numerous picinic tables, dressing rooms and an enclosed beach building, palapas, palm trees and a rinse station. The concession stand is open on the weekends from June through September. Parking is ample and is in close proximity to the water.

Reservations are required for weekday and night diving. Entry fees are $20.00 per diver per day and $10.00 per non diver per day. Debit cards, credit cards, checks and cash are accepted.

NO non-diving children under the age of 12 are allowed. No pets are allowed.

Haigh Quarry is located at: 2738 E. 200 North Road, Kankakee, IL 60901. Call (815) 939-7797 or visit their website at haighquarry.com for more information.

INTERNATIONAL

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Little Cayman

October 24-31 2020

Little Cayman Beach Resort is situated on a white, sandy beach in Blossom Village, the first area of the island resettled in 1833 after Spanish privateers ran off the turtle fishermen who’d settled there.

  • 7 nights’ accommodation in pool view room
  • Breakfast, lunch, and dinner daily (dinner arrival day through breakfast departure day)
  • No drinks
  • 6 X 2-tank AM boat dives (12 boat dives total for 7-night package)
  • Dive computer required by resort
  • Complimentary WiFi
  • Welcome rum punch
  • Airport ground transfers
  • Resort fees, taxes and gratuities – except dive gratuities and air fare which are NOT included

 

Double Diver – $1895.00 per person

$200 deposit due to book reservation

Balance due 90 days prior.   

  • To add 5 x 1 tank afternoon boat dives for a total of 17 boat dives PLUS 250.00 to the above price

 

DOMINICA

Fort Young Hotel January 02, 2021-January 09, 2021

Built to protect the island, Fort Young Hotel has always commanded a position like no other. Located in Roseau, Dominica’s capital and only “downtown,” it sits in the main marina with the ferry port and market just a minute’s walk from its entrance. Fort Young Hotel has ideal exposure to Dominica’s vibrant culture, delicious cuisine, and activity in the marina, yet affords its guests a luxurious sense of seclusion. From your room’s balcony, the sights and sounds of the capital vanish, replaced by the gentle lapping of waves and endless expanse of the sea and sky.

PRICE: $1,419  per person based on double occupancy

PACKAGE: 7 Nights Ocean Front Room accommodations, Airport Transfers, Breakfast Daily, 5 Days of 2 Tank Boat Dives, Unlimited Shore Diving off Pier, Nitrox for Nitrox Certified Divers, Marine Park Fee and All Taxes

$200 deposit due to reserve spot

Balance due 90 days prior. Airfare not included.

Cayman Brac- Feb 6-13, 2021

Cayman Brac is located about 95 miles east of Grand Cayman and just 175 miles south of Cuba. In addition to world-class diving which is what brings most visitors to the island, there is growing interest in spending surface intervals hiking the island’s nature trails, biking its uncrowded roads, exploring its numerous limestone caves, and even rappelling or climbing the iconic Bluff.

7 Nights Room accommodations, Airport Ground Transfers, Welcome Rum Punch, Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Daily (Begins with Dinner on Day of Arrival and Ends with Breakfast on Day of Departure), Free Wi-Fi, 6 Days of Morning 2 Tank Boat Dives,  5 Single Tank Afternoon Boat Dives , Resort Fees and Taxes

PRICE:  $1,695 per person based on double occupancy

$200 deposit due to book reservation

Balance due 90 days prior.

Dive Computers Required

Airfare not included