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

 

Come join Just Add H2o in The Bahamas

Cat Ppalu March 1-9, 2019

The sailing Liveaboard charter yacht Cat Ppalu, offers scuba diving, snorkeling, sailing and adventure cruises. Each week we set sail from Nassau to the Exuma Islands on the 65′ sailing catamaran, Cat Ppalu. This is the ultimate escape aboard your own private yacht.

No crowds, no set itineraries, nothing to do but sit back, relax and choose from an incredible variety of activities: sailing, cruising, snorkeling, scuba diving, kayaking, bird watching and of course, island exploring. Consider the Cat Ppalu a floating bed and breakfast; your private floating hotel, with captain and crew at your service. Our crewed charters handle all of the details. With an open bar and all beverages, meals, water sports and diving included in the price, it’s comparable to a luxury cruise or resort vacation, only the service is much more personal on our live aboard sailboat, the Cat Ppalu.

The Cat Ppalu can take you to scuba dive remote walls, wrecks, coral reefs and dive with sharks. You can snorkel most of the sites in the Exumas as well and enjoy the gin clear waters of the Central Bahamas.

Certified divers can enjoy 3-4 dives per day. Dive the reefs, wrecks, walls, drifts, blue holes and even a thrilling shark dive! These reefs can on be reached by scuba diving liveaboards. The Exuma Sound is an abyss that runs the length of the eastern Exumas. The coral reefs and underwater visibility is phenomenal, with swim throughs, tongue and groove coral reefs, and prolific sea life. You’ll see large fish and large schools of fish! Pelagic sightings are a daily occurrence. Sea turtles, eagle rays and sharks abound in this area of the Bahamas!

12 Spots available

$1550.00 per person includes lodging, diving, 3 meals including alcohol, park fees, Bahama taxes, and fuel surcharge. Based on double occupancy.

Deposit $200.00 Nonrefundable.

Does not include airfare or gratuity.

 

 

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Phillipines

September 21-28 or Oct. 1, 2019

MAGIC OCEANS RESORT
7 Nights Superior Cottage accommodations, Tagbilaran Airport Transfers, All Meals, Mineral Water for Entire Stay, Free Wi-Fi, a Free Massage, Free Nitrox, 10 Boat Dives, Unlimited House Reef Diving, Fruit Snack, Mineral Water, Coffee or Tea on Boat During the Dives Price and Diver Special: $1,285 / Double Diver (Save $200 per Person)
Magic Island and Magic Oceans 10 Night Combo Package Cebu and Bohol
10 Nights Total – 5 Nights Superior Cottage accommodations at each Resort, Cebu Airport Transfers to Magic Island Resort, All Meals, Free Wi-Fi, a Free Massage, Free Nitrox, Transfers to Magic Oceans Resort, 15 Boat Dives Total, Unlimited House Reef Diving and Return Airport Transfers to Tagbilaran Airport Price and Diver Special: $1,985 / Double Diver (Save $300 per Person)
Airfare not included.