Howe IslandOntario

Dive site characteristics

Types Shipwreck dive Deep dive Drift dive
Conditions Visibility very restricted or null
Providers Parking Boat ramp Restaurant Swimming Picnic tables W.C. Bathroom
Planning Rescue in case of emergency Weather conditionsFerries scheduleRoad conditionsRoad maps

Diving notes

From the wharf, the boat goes South. Watch for a buoy (plastic container black or red) which mark the location of the wreck.

The boat can be tight to the buoy. The law obliges you the fly the dive flag .

Entry points

Note: directions are accurate as possible, it is recommended to dive with someone you knows the site.

  Depth   Site  Characteristics
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118′Bateau Channel WreckJust off the North side of Howe Island.
212′Howe Island WrecksIn shallow waters on the Northwest side of Howe Island.

Driving directions

From highway 401, watch and take exit 647 or 648. Follow the directions heading South toward Gananoque. Take then the road 2 heading West. Watch and follow the directions to take the road leading to Bishop Point. Take then the ferry in order to cross to Gillispie Point on Howe Island.
Route alternative.À partir de l’autoroute 401, prendre la sortie 632. Suivre les indications en direction Sud vers Pitts Ferry. Prendre alors le traversier (un bac à câble) pour vous rendre sur Howe Island.

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