Brockville Dive Bonanza Weekend with Dan’s Dive Shop August 18 – 20, 2023
Dive Brockville and the 1000 Islands with us as we take the plunge into warmer waters with our Brockville Dive Bonanza Weekend. Dive the epic freshwater shipwrecks and wall dives of the Thousand Islands. This area is know for some of the largest fresh water shipwrecks and its moderate water temperature. The St Lawrence Seaway is constantly moving water which mixes the water top to bottom giving even temperatures with little to no thermocline at depth. The dive weekend includes 2 days of boat diving and 2 nights accommodations.
Diving is planned for Brockville wrecks on Saturday and Rockport (US) wrecks on Sunday. Possible dive sites include: Daryaw, Lillie Parsons, Gaskin, Muscallonge, Keystom, America & more. Dive sites may include a drift dive. Average water temperature 70-75F.
Brockville and area also has lots of great shore diving. Come up early on Friday and dive Centeen Park, The Conestoga or The Rothsay.
Diver Level: Divers need to have a minimum Advanced Diver certification, drift experience recommended. Good quality 7mm recommended. DDS Charters are Tech and Rec friendly.
Take your PADI Advanced Course in Brockville! Start your PADI Advanced Course with your eLearning at home. Then meet your DDS Instructor Friday afternoon for shore diving to start your training and then complete the rest of your training on the boat Saturday and Sunday. Finish the weekend as a certified PADI Advanced Diver ready to spend your summer diving the Great Lakes. Cost is $350 + HST.
Diving: We have two boats chartered for the weekend. The boats will depart from Brockville on Saturday and Rockport on Sunday. All divers MUST have a valid passport and be able to enter the USA for Sunday’s diving.
Accommodation is at a local resort. Each room has two double bed with two divers per room. No meal plan is included in this weekend but there are dining options available on and off site. We will have a group dinner on the Saturday Night at a local eatery.
Cost $495 + HST. Weekend includes two days boat charters and two nights shared accommodations. Not included are meals, training, tanks, scuba gear & gratuity. Rentals available from DDS.
Terms and Conditions
Diver Responsibility: All Divers are responsible for insuring they have the appropriate scuba gear for cold water diving, redundancy and exposure protection. No scuba gear, tanks or weights are included. If rentals are needed the diver is responsible to pick them up in store during retail hours. DDS Charters are not guided, private Divemaster can be arranged for an additional fee. All divers are expected to only attend dives within their diver certification level and experience. Lastly, unsafe divers putting themselves and others at risk may be asked to leave.
Cancellation Policy: All Trip Payments are Non-Refundable. If the trip goes full, or you are able to fill your spot, you will be reimbursed for everything except your non-refundable trip deposit of $100. If the dive charter is cancelled by Dan’s Dive Shop or the boat operator due to unforeseeable circumstances a credit or full refund will be provided.