Dive site characteristics

Types Deep dive Structure dive Cliff dive
Conditions Visibility more or less reduced Thermocline or cold water Strong current
Providers Parking Swimming
Planning Rescue in case of emergency Weather conditionsFerries scheduleRoad conditionsRoad maps

Diving notes

Behavior to have: respect the environment and the fauna.

At the tourist information booth a bathymetric map can be obtained. The cell phone may not operate.

The dives are done from shore. A 7.5mm thick neoprene wet suit is mandatory. A dry suit may be more suitable depending of your comfort habits. Water temperature varies around 60°F but there might be thermocline and it can drop to around 37 to 48°F.

Entry points

Note: directions are accurate as possible. It is recommended to go with someone who knows the site.

  Depth   Site  Characteristics
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120-40′Ruines inondéesIn order to reach the remains, you have to cross to the island. The depth is 100′ on the South-West side. The remains are on the North-East side.

Driving directions

From road 131 heading North, follow the signs in order to get to St-Michel-des-Saints. Follow again the road in order to get to St-Ignace-du-Lac.

Turn left at St-Ignace, head to Camping St-Ignace.

Alternative route. Other road plan are possible, please consult a road map.

Did you know that...?

St-Ignace-du-Lac village has been flooded at the end of the hydro-electric power dam construction of the Reservoir Taureau. It is in 1930 that the village dismantlement operation started. You will find more details on the website Histoire de Saint-Ignace-du-Lac (History of St-Ignace-du-Lac in French only)

Diver’s services

Providers Address Phone Services
Camping St-Ignace  531, Chemin Froment,
450 833-6037 parking, camping
Chambre de commerce  Site web   tourist informations

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