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Dive Review of Divers Den/Tobermory Princess Hotel in
Canada/Tobermory, ON

Divers Den/Tobermory Princess Hotel: "Tobermory / Divers Den / Tobermory Princess Hotel / Bruce Peninsula", Aug, 2017,

by Paul Selden, MI, USA (Contributor Contributor 15 reports with 2 Helpful votes). Report 9984 has 1 Helpful vote.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 501-1000 dives
Where else diving FL Keys, Bonaire, W Palm Beach, Vanc. I., Thetis I., CA, Saba, St. Vincent, St. Lucia, Galapagos, Cozumel, Grand Cayman, Lil Cayman, Utila, Roatan, Andros, Turneffe Is., Palm I., Playa d Carmen, Ceyn-Akumal, Dominica, Holbox, Curacao, Union I., St. Eust., Providencia, Philippines, Borneo, Fiji
Closest Airport Tobermory Municipal Airport Getting There Tobermory is about 280 miles from the major airports in Detroit or Toronto.

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, dry Seas calm, currents, no currents
Water Temp 46 to 63 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility 10 to 25 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions Just needed use due caution, dive with a buddy and return to the boat together. Dives were not guided.
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks None Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles None Whales None
Corals N/A Tropical Fish For Subscribers Only
Small Critters For Subscribers Only Large Fish For Subscribers Only
Large Pelagics For Subscribers Only

Underwater Photography 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Subject Matter For Subscribers Only Boat Facilities N/A
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
UW Photo Comments High ratings are for divers and UWPs into shipwreck diving. 4 star rating for beginners is due to comments made by divers in our group fairly new to cold water diving, w ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here

Ratings and Overall Comments 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Accommodations For Subscribers Only Food 4 stars
Service and Attitude For Subscribers Only Environmental Sensitivity For Subscribers Only
Dive Operation For Subscribers Only Shore Diving For Subscribers Only
Snorkeling 3 stars
Value for $$ For Subscribers Only
Beginners 4 stars
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Comments Toberymory is a charming little town embracing Little Tub Harbor at the tip of the Bruce Peninsula, Ontario. Its many clothing, ice cream and art shops draw big tourist crowds once the fog lifts from surrounding Lake Huron and the Georgian Bay, and the skies turn blue and the air warms up in the summer. The bustling harbor is also the main port from which a number of kayak renters, dive operators and tour excursion boats depart to explore the many shipwrecks and islands in the often treacherous straits that separate Lake Huron from the Georgian Bay, and into which many jaw dropping seaworthy craft moor and dock for the season or seek itinerant berth.

My spouse and I spent a wonderful long weekend poking along the coast up and back from Tobermory this past summer, along with a fairly large group from our local (Michigan-based) dive shop, Sub-Aquatic Sports and Service. Camaraderie of a congenial group aside, one advantage of signing up on-board as a group is that we were able to charter/take over Deep Obsession, a roomy 45 footer, whereas more free-spirited divers arriving here and there in twos and threes without a charter may or may not be able to walk onto a dive boat in high season, depending on how busy thin ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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