Aug 22 or 23 - Shanty Bay, Barrie (S - A)
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Shanty Bay, Barrie

Date: August 22 or 23rd. This is a one day dive

Location: Shanty Bay near north east of Barrie

Cost: DM - $0.00; Divers - $20.00

DM: Nancy O.

Number of dives: 2-3

Number of divers: 20

Open spots as of February 17th: 20

Rating: This is an "A" rated open to all certified divers

Emergency Assistance Plan:

"Scuba Divers are Different" Emergency Assistance Plan: English; French


This is a one day shore dive. Nancy will determine whether it will be Saturday or Sunday based on weather and other factors. The parking is by permit only which Nacy will take care of. She will also to to arrange to park at the gas station then car pool to the dock area.

The long public dock is where you can gear up. Visibility is generally 10+ feet. It is a sandy bottom that slopes to depths of 80 feet. Open water divers should must stay above 60 feet. It has a pathway with little markers leading to a sunken boat, coffin, toilet and stop sign. Stop sign can be used as a safety stop on your return to the surface. 

Direction: From Toronto take Hwy 400 north to Hwy 11/Orillia. Exit at Line 2 south. Turn left pst the village milk store on Bay Street. Go for 1 block. Dirt parking lot on the right. Gear up in the parking lot and proceed to long dock.