Lake OrfordQuebec

Dive site characteristics

Types Shipwreck dive Deep dive Cliff dive Night dive
Conditions Visibility more or less reduced Thermocline or cold water
Providers Parking Picnic tables W.C. Bathroom
Planning Rescue in case of emergency Weather conditionsFerries scheduleRoad conditionsRoad maps

Diving notes

The picture on the shows the entry point at the rest area (looking toward it). The central picture show the entry point at the rest area. The picture on the right shows the entry point from the East bay.

The diagram shows 4 entry points. According to your dive plan, park your vehicule nearby one of the entry points. The lake is made of 2 large water basins. Only the east part is illustrated here. The gradient of depthness is high. The maximum depth may reach 50m in the central part of the lake.

Entry points

Note: directions are accurate as possible. You should dive with someone who knows the site. Use a bathymetric map if you dive on the lake for the 1st time without a buddy who knows the site.

  Depth   Site  Characteristics
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1100′Halte routièreRest area is an uninteresting dive site for an advanced diver but ideal for a beginner (only yellow mud and rocks). The viewpoint is splendid.
220-40′La falaiseThe cliff descent just in front of the chalet located on top of the cliff. Depth varies from 20 to 40′ deep. Park near road #112 near the crossing road -- be courteous and have reserved manners.
330-45′La chaloupeThe rowing boat Take the Chemin des Diligences (a gravel road) for 1km ride and park your vehicule without disturbing the traffic. Bring your gear near the railroad track. Be carefull when crossing the track. The bay is located on the right side at about 30′ deep.
420-40′Le wagonThe wagon is located between 2 telephone poles (#3 & #4 starting the count from the north) which follow the railway track. They are at a depth of 20 to 40′ deep.

Driving directions

From Montreal take highway #10, toward Sherbrooke. Take exit #112 going North to Eastman. You will reach the lake which is located on the right side of the road.

You may park your vehicule at the reste area or at the crossing of North road and du Rivage road.

Diver’s services

Providers Address Phone Services
Plongée Nordsud  45, rue Cate
866 Nordsud charter

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