September 15-16 Kingston (8)
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Sept 15-16 Kingston (8)

Date: September 15-16

Cost: $230 for members; $130 DM

Total number of Dives: 4

Diver Rating: C

Number of divers: 8

Available spos as of March 27th: 8

Emergency Assistance Plan: click here

Scuba Divers are Different EAP: click here (English); (French)

Divemaster: Adrian

Description Kingston hosts one of North America’s largest concentrations of fresh water wrecks ranging from 18th century paddle wheelers to modern tugs, tankers and ferries. From the absolute novice to the most advanced and experienced technical diver there is a wreck in Kingston that matches your desire. The crew of ABUCS Dive Charters will get you there safely and comfortably aboard our meticulously maintained boats. We will charter the Jasmine and depart from Portsmouth Olympic Harbour in downtown Kingston. This is a “C” rated dive.

Tank fills are $10.60 for Air and $20 for Nitrox.

Some of the wrecks you may visit include the Wolfe Islander II (2 left pictures below), City of Sheboygan (center picture below) and Munson (right picture below).

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 Driving Directions: Kingston Dive Charters is located in Collins Bay area, at the docks located directly behind the Royal Canadian Legion. The address is 4034 Bath Road, Kingston, right across the road from the gas station and Tim Horton's plaza. Google map directions: https://maps.google.ca/maps?saddr=1967+Ellesmere+Road,+Toronto,+ON&daddr=Kingston+Dive+Charters,+Bath+Road,+Kingston,+ON+K7M+5C9&hl=en&ll=44.241264,-76.610413&spn=1.227828,2.947083&sll=44.244461,-76.594577&sspn=0.019184,0.046048&geocode=FQr2mwIdlfNG-ynrrsuuV9DUiTHto-Glz8Og1A%3BFSgSowIdMAlv-ylb4TbFc63STDHQ3r-jl1Bg_w&oq=collins+bay,+ON&mra=ls&t=m&z=9https://maps.google.ca/maps?saddr=1967+Ellesmere+Road,+Toronto,+ON&daddr=Kingston+Dive+Charters,+Bath+Road,+Kingston,+ON+K7M+5C9&hl=en&ll=44.241264,-76.610413&spn=1.227828,2.947083&sll=44.244461,-76.594577&sspn=0.019184,0.046048&geocode=FQr2mwIdlfNG-ynrrsuuV9DUiTHto-Glz8Og1A%3BFSgSowIdMAlv-ylb4TbFc63STDHQ3r-jl1Bg_w&oq=collins+bay,+ON&mra=ls&t=m&z=9

Accommodations: The following accommodations are available near Kingston

- Rideau Acres Campground

http://www.rideauacres.com

Address and phone number: 1014 Cunningham Road, Kingston, K7L 4V3 613.546.2711

11-15 minutes from Treasure Island Marina 320 campsites, large level, treed & grassy with gravel pads. Tent campsites by the lake designated for our divers.

No service, $31.47 + HST/night, 4 persons.

Directions to campground: Hwy 401 East to County Road 15 – Exit 623 – toward Smith’s Falls/Ottawa – turn left Go 2.1 km and turn left onto Cunningham Road.

Directions from campground to marina: 1. Head east on Cunningham Rd toward County Road 15 South 2. Turn right onto County Road 15 South 3. Take 1st left onto John F. Scott Rd 4. Continue onto Abbey Dawn Road 5. Turn left onto County Road 2 6. Turn right onto St. Lawrence Avenue 7. Destination will be on right.

- Ivy Lea Campground - Nestled in the Thousand Islands under and to the west of the Hwy 81 Bridge about 30 minutes from Kingston. For reservations:  https://secure.parks.on.ca/Reservations/IvyLeaCampsite?List 

Reservations can be made starting on February 24th, 2015 at 8:15am. Call 1 800-437-2233 or 1 613-543-4328. Camp sites go very quickly and require a credit card. Sites 105-109 are excellent for regular camping. The park has designated "diving" sites. Sites 73-76 and 86-87 are on a small hill. Site 84 is at water level.

- KINGSTON MOTEL EAST; Hwy 15 (5-7 min from Downtown) Located on hwy 15 near the 623 exit from 401. Approx. $114 per room dbl occupancy (+tax) 25 units. They will not take bookings more than 3 months in advance. Contact Dale at 613-546-6674

- LORD NELSON HOTEL (ALSO KNOWN AS A1 ACCOMMODATIONS); Hwy 15 (5-7 min from Down Town) Located on hwy 15 near the 623 exit from 401. Approx. $79.99 per room dbl occupancy (+tax), 14 units will take bookings anytime. Recently renovated. Contact Jody at 613-542-2883

- HIGHLAND MOTEL 5; Hwy 15 (3 min from Downtown) Located on hwy 15 near CFB Kingston/ Fort Henry. $89 per room dbl occupancy (+tax), additional person in room $10 25-30 units, will take bookings anytime and have several kitchenettes available Contact Andy at 613-546-3121 or 1-800-267-1048 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Above Accommodations Have: CABLE/INTERNET/PHONE/FRIDGE/MICROWAVE/AMPLE PARKING/QUEEN SIZE BEDS (2/RM)