West Hawk LakeManitoba


Dive site characteristics

Types Altitude dive Deep dive Cliff dive
Conditions Satisfying or excellent visibility Thermocline or cold water
Providers Parking Boat ramp Restaurant Swimming Picnic tables W.C. Bathroom
Planning Rescue in case of emergency Weather conditionsFerries scheduleRoad conditionsRoad maps

Diving notes

Behavior to have: respect the environment and the fauna.

The dives are altitude dives, watch your buttom time. A 7.5mm thick neoprene wet suit is mandatory. A dry suit may be more suitable depending of your comfort habits. Water temperature oscillate and there is a thermocline where water temperature drops to ~5°C.

It is important to note that if you do your dive from the shore, a dive flag is mandatory. Be carefull with the wildlife and accidental wounds. Watch you buoyancy. Take note that in case of emergency, the cell phone may not be operationnal.

The lake has been formed by a meteorite fall. It measures 4.2 miles by 3 miles and has a depth of 111m.

Entry points


Note: directions are accurate as possible. It is recommended to dive with somone knowing the dive site.

  Depth   Site  Characteristics
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10-30mFalaise - CliffA cold water dive under the thermocline.

Driving directions


Don’t get into trouble, bring your C-card with you.

Located in the Whiteshell Provincial Park 165km East of Winnipeg, follow Trans-Canada Highway #1.

Diver’s services

Providers Address Phone Services
3 Fathoms Scuba  163, Henderson Highway,
Winnipeg
204 668-2816 air, rentals
Divers Den 311, Pembina Highway,
Winnipeg
204 453-6300 air, rentals
B & B Scuba 1125, Paterson Street,
Winnipeg
204 257-3696 air, rentals
C & L Scuba 25, Waggle Springs Road,
Winnipeg
204 763-4943 air, rentals
One Stop Diving 731, St Mary’s Road,
Winnipeg
204 257-2822 air, rentals
West Hawk Lake Resort  West Hawk Lake, Manitoba 204 349-2244 lodging

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