Governor IslandPrince-Edward Island

Dive site characteristics

Types Sea dive Fauna dive
Conditions Visibility more or less reduced Thermocline or cold water
Interests Sea stars Sea shells
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 done from a boat (except otherwise). The water current is mild (ask to the charter). Ask to local dive operators (see below). The dives are done in sea water, watch your buoyancy. Raise the weight on your weight belt accordingly. A 7.5mm thick neoprene wet suit is mandatory. A dry suit may be more suitable depending of your comfort habits. Water temperature oscillate around 37 to 47°F. During summer water temperature will vary from 55 to 68°F.

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 cannot necessarily be used.

The dive is done usually from a chartered fish boat in swallow water (25-50’). It is a dive on one of the first oil rig in Canada.

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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6-24′Oil rigThe dive is done from boat. The site is indicated by a "Crib" buoy and a buoy appears on marine chart.

Driving directions

From Charlottetown get to the harbour.

Diver’s services

Providers Address Phone Services
Black Dolphin Diving  106, Hillsboro, Charlottetown 902 894-3483 air, rentals, charter (all year long)
Campbell’s Deep-Sea Covehead, Parc National Park 902 672-2837 air, rentals, charter (July-Sep?)

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