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Dive Review of Thousand Island Pleasure Divers/Caigers Country Inn in
Canada/St Lawrence River

Thousand Island Pleasure Divers/Caigers Country Inn: "The Caribbean of Canada for part of the year", Aug, 2014,

by Dean Watt, ON, CA (Reviewer Reviewer 4 reports). Report 7980.

No photos available at this time

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

Accommodations 2 stars Food 3 stars
Service and Attitude 3 stars Environmental Sensitivity N/A
Dive Operation 4 stars Shore Diving 3 stars
Snorkeling N/A
Value for $$ 3 stars
Beginners 3 stars
Advanced 4 stars
Comments For this trip accommodations and diving were booked separately.
The Inn is 20 minutes from town. It has a restaurant onsite that offers a moderate menu with an air fill station onsite. Accommodations were OK but I think going with one of the hotels in Gananoque or Brockville and driving to the dock to get the boat daily is the way to go. Visiting a local dive store (DiveTech in Malorytown)is worth the trip. They have supplies to meet all your needs from recreational to technical and rebreathers.
The boat was set up well for diving and the staff on board knowledgeable about the area and quite helpful.
Websites Thousand Island Pleasure Divers   Caigers Country Inn

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience Over 1000 dives
Where else diving Mostly fresh water, Great Lakes and inland waters plus several Caribbean destinations.
Closest Airport Ottawa International Getting There Travel time is about 1 hour and 30 minutes

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, dry Seas calm, currents
Water Temp 70-72°F / 21-22°C Wetsuit Thickness 5
Water Visibility 30-50 Ft/ 9-15 M

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions [Unspecified]
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? no

What I Saw

Sharks None Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles None Whales None
Corals N/A Tropical Fish N/A
Small Critters N/A Large Fish 2 stars
Large Pelagics N/A

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

Subject Matter 4 stars Boat Facilities N/A
Overall rating for UWP's 3 stars Shore Facilities N/A
UW Photo Comments While this area does not have the tropical marine life, it has a variety and abundance of freshwater species. What makes this trip is the wrecks. There are several wrecks from modern steel freighter to wooden three-masted schooners from the 1800's
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