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Scuba Diving in Howe Sound

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  • 5-hour dive trip in Vancouver's Howe Sound
  • Certified divers only
  • Ride-along option available for non-divers
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Scuba Diving in Howe Sound
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Scuba Diving - No GearMost Popular
Hop on board Topline for 2 boat dives in Howe Sound. Dive kit, tanks, and air fill not included.
From USD 95.76
Scuba Diving - Gear Included
2 boat dives aboard the Topline in Howe Sound - Includes full dive kit, wetsuit, and tank rental (dive computer and drysuit extra cost).
From USD 168.14
Overview
Get access to British Columbia's best dive sites with this 5-hour boat trip from Horseshoe Bay. Choose to dive or simply ride along to enjoy the mountain scenery. Divers will see pinnacles, canyons, sponge bioherms, wolf eels, Pacific Octopus, and seals that make their home in Howe Sound. 

Please note: There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements.
What to Expect
Arrive at the Expedition Center on Horseshoe Bay 30 minutes prior to your boat's departure. Unload all your gear and get set up before boarding the boat; gear rental is also available. This tour is suitable for all levels of certified divers, or you can choose the 'ride-along only' option if you'd simply like to explore the scenery of Howe Sound from the boat's deck. If you're a solo traveler, don't worry about finding a buddy: We can provide a qualified Divemaster on request. 

Board the Topsail, a 40-foot (12-meter) vessel made for diving and equipped with a large dive platform, an on-board compressor, a viewing deck, a heated cabin, and a marine toilet. 

Once you reach Howe Sound, get to exploring the underwater world, including Vancouver's first artificial reef, the HMCS Annapolis. You'll also encounter seals, Pacific octopus, wolf eels, nudibranches, and other sea life. 

Back on the boat, warm up with hot soup or tea before heading back to Horseshoe Bay.
Reviews (17)
1 - 5 of 17 reviews
Reviewed 15 October 2018
experienced, professional, and friendly crew make for a great day

Fun and productive photo shoot at Sponge Bob site, the unique glass sponge bioherm in Howe Sound. We're happy to hear that this critical habitat is slated for protected status. Thank you!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Brandon C
Reviewed 1 October 2018
Undersea Adventure

I had an excellent day of diving with Sea Dragon. The Annapolis wreck is getting more marine growth every time I see her. The Dragons Den Dive is also a great adventure. I look forward to me next trip to Horseshoe Bay. Thanks Kevin and...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank denniscC824GK
Reviewed 24 September 2018 via mobile
Diving Howe Sound is Incredible

I wont lie, I was so nervous about diving in a dry suit I almost wasnt even going to try. But the staff at Sea Dragon Charters were amazing! They were so patient, professional, supportive and friendly. They quickly calmed my nerves and made me...More

Thank katrinakaposi
Reviewed 15 August 2018
Amazing

I came to the shop in the morning, signed in, got my equipment and off we went to the boat which is located less than 5 mins walk away from the shop. I got team up with one of the DM's called Justin. He did...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Mette H
Reviewed 11 August 2018
Nice cold-water diving!

My dives with Sea Dragon last weekend were great! I was especially happy that they accommodated my request to have a dive master in the water on my dives. I got good tips from DMs, the boat captain and other divers enabling me to progress...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank DaveWard2014
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