Waterton LakeAlberta

Dive site characteristics

Types Altitude dive Deep dive Shipwreck dive Fauna dive
Conditions Satisfying or excellent visibility Thermocline or cold water
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 altitude dives, watch your buttom time. A 7.5mm thick neoprene wet suit is mandatory. A dry suit may be more suitable depending of your comfort habits. Water temperature oscillate and there is a thermocline.

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 be used.

Entry points

Note: directions are accurate as possible. It is recommended to dive with somone knowing the dive site.

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20mGertrudeA wreck dive on an old paddle wheeler in the Emerald Bay.

Driving directions

Don’t get into trouble, bring your C-card with you.

Located in Waterton National Park in southern Alberta in Emerald Bay. There are 2 other places where dives can be done (informations not available at this time): Driftwood Beach and Cameron Creek.

Diver’s services

Providers Address Phone Services
Adventures In Scuba  9950, Macleod Trail Southeast,
403 299-7751  
Aqua Sport Scuba Center  3411, 20 Street Southwest,
403 686-6166  
The Dive Outfitters  17826 - 107 Avenue,
888 483-0049  
Dive Rescue & Consulting Canada 6928, 104 Street Northwest,
780 434-1433  
The Dive Shop  4652, Macleod Trail Southwest,
403 243-4616  
Farrington Diving Services Blackfalds 403 885-4635  
Northwest Scuba Ventures  6815, 104 Street Northwest,
780 438-1218  
Ocean Sports  10133, 82 Avenue Northwest,
780 432-1904  
Sunfish Scuba Diving 4630, 16 Avenue Northwest,
403 288-7427  
X-Treme D-Tours Calgary 403 272-9325  

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