Dive site characteristics

Types Shipwreck dive Drift dive
Conditions Visibility very restricted or null
Providers Parking W.C. Bathroom
Planning Rescue in case of emergency Weather conditionsFerries scheduleRoad conditionsRoad maps

Diving notes

The dive starts from the shore. The visibility can be very reduced according to rain conditions during the days before the dive (the water has already a rusty color). It is a current dive but it’s mild one. It is important to fly the dive flag since there is an important boat traffic over the surface.

In order to obtain some informations about water level and outflow, you can consult the Ottawa River Regulation Planning Board web site.

Entry points

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

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54′Resolute The tugboat has a lenght of 54′. The water current is mild with reduced visibility (6’).

Driving directions

Don’t get into trouble, bring your C-card, it can be asked.

From the Gatineau Highway, take exit 135 heading South towards Ottawa. Cross the MacDonald-Cartier bridge. Keep your right and take Dalhousie street. Keep right on Boteler street. Turn left on the Sussex Promenade. At the road circus, take the 2nd exit toward Rockcliffe Promenade. Turn right on Buena Vista Rd. Turn left on Lisgar Road. Turn left on Pockcliffe Promenade. Follow the road following the river shore. At then end, there is a large parking.

Alternate drive. From Highway 417 (Queensway), take exit 113B (Promenade Aviation). Follow Promenade Aviation for few kilometers and turn on Promenade Rockcliffe West. Follow along the shore of the river. At the end, there is parking lot.

Diver’s services

Providers Address Phone Services
Scuba-Action  35, Gréber,
819 243-0658 aire, rentals, repairs
Plongée H2O  818, boul. Maloney Est,
819 663-9393 aire, rentals, repairs
Global Scuba Diving  7, Damien-Charron,
1-866 725-3381
819 770-0820
aire, rentals, repairs

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