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Dive Centres / Liveaboards:
Following is a list of dive centres or liveaboards that are based in Conception Bay.
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Website / email Address Contact: Recognise these: Will train these: Languages:
Ocean Quest Ranked as Excellant by independant reviewsRanked as Excellant by independant reviewsRanked as Excellant by independant reviewsRanked as Excellant by independant reviewsRanked as Excellant by independant reviews Course available Equipment hire available Dive shop available Enriched gas available Accomodation available Has a photo centre First Aid and Oxygen available
Click here to access the website
17 Stanley's Road
Conception Bay South
Newfoundland & Labrador
A1W 5H9
Canada
Steve Moore
Program & Expeditions Manager
Tel: (1) 709 834 7234 x 238
Fax (1) 709 834 1098
Steve@oceanquestcharters.com
PADI, BSAC, CMAS, NAUI, SSI, IANTD, TDI/SDI, PADI, English, French, Click here to edit this listing
Ocean Quest is a 5 Star PADI Dive Centre in Conception Bay South. Also the only BSAC Resort Centre in North America, it provides training from basic to professional level. Ocean Quest operate a 38ft hardboat, c/w galley & head and a 23ft RIB. The on-site 4 Star Lodge accommodates 12 and the Dive Shop offers sales, rentals and repairs, c/w Nitrox, Trimix and Rebreather Support.
SCUBA Dive Newfoundland & Labrador Inc. Course available Equipment hire available Dive shop available Enriched gas available Accomodation available Has a photo centre First Aid and Oxygen available
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Long Pond,
Conception Bay South,
NL, A1W 5H9
Canada
Rick Stanley
President/Owner
rick@divenewfoundlandandlabrador.com
Tel (1) 709 685 4565
PADI, BSAC, CMAS, NAUI, SSI, SSA, IANTD, TDI/SDI, TDI/SDI, English, French, Click here to edit this listing
SCUBA Dive Newfoundland & Labrador is a TDI/SDI Training Facility in Long Pond, Conception Bay South, providing a wide range of dive training from basic to technical level, including ice diving. We have a 38ft hardboat and 23ft RHIB and an on-site indoor training pool. The Dive Shop offers sales, rentals and repairs, c/w Nitrox, Trimix and Rebreather Support.
Dive Newfoundland Course available Equipment hire available Dive shop available Enriched gas available Accomodation available Has a photo centre First Aid and Oxygen available
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386 Stavanger Drive
St. John's, NL
A1A 5M9
Phone: 709-364-DIVE[3483] Click here to edit this listing
Dive Newfoundland is the premier diver training center in the province offering the widest range of programs in Atlantic Canada. Training is offered from Bubblemaker (8 years of age) through to Trimix Instructor Training.

Dive Newfoundland is also one of only 2 DAN Instructor Training Centers in Canada offering the complete range of DAN safety programs.

Dive Newfoundland also offers a complete range of gas fills including Air, Hyperpure Air, EANx, Trimix, Oxygen, and Argon.

A full service facility, Dive Newfoundland can look after all of your sales and service needs including being the ONLY authorised Aqualung and Apeks dealer on the Avalon penninsula.
Dive Newfoundland Course available Equipment hire available Dive shop available Enriched gas available Accomodation available Has a photo centre First Aid and Oxygen available
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386 Stavanger Drive
St. John's, NL
A1A 5M9
Phone: 709-364-DIVE[3483] PADI, BSAC, CMAS, NAUI, SSI, SSA, HSA, IAHD, SSAC, IANTD, TDI/SDI, GUE, IANTD, PADI, German, English, Click here to edit this listing
Dive Newfoundland is the premier diver training center in the province offering the widest range of programs in Atlantic Canada. Training is offered from Bubblemaker (8 years of age) through to Trimix Instructor Training.

Dive Newfoundland is also one of only 2 DAN Instructor Training Centers in Canada offering the complete range of DAN safety programs.

Dive Newfoundland also offers a complete range of gas fills including Air, Hyperpure Air, EANx, Trimix, Oxygen, and Argon.

A full service facility, Dive Newfoundland can look after all of your sales and service needs including being the ONLY authorised Aqualung and Apeks dealer on the Avalon penninsula.

Option key:
Course available Can train divers Course available Will rent equipment Course available Have a dive shop
Course available Can supply enriched gas Course available Do liveabords Course available Can arrange accomodation
Course available Have a photo facility Course available Have first aid kit and oxygen Course available Rent rebreather equipment

Hotels and Resorts:
Following is a list of hotels and resorts that are based in Conception Bay.
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Ocean Quest Adventure Resort
Ranked as Excellant by independant reviews Ranked as Excellant by independant reviews Ranked as Excellant by independant reviews Ranked as Excellant by independant reviews Ranked as Excellant by independant reviews
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www.oceanquestcharters.com
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17 Stanley's Road
Conception Bay South
Newfoundland & Labrador
A1W 5H9
Canada
Steve Moore
Program & Expeditions Manager
Tel: (1) 709 834 7234 x 238
Fax: (1) 709 834 1098
Yes Click here to edit this listing
Ocean Quest is a PADI 5 Star Dive Centre in Conception Bay South. Also the only BSAC Resort Centre in North America and a TDI/SDI Training Facility, it provides Diving Packages, Expeditions and Nature & Pleasure Tours. In conjunction with sister company SCUBA Dive Newfoundland & Labrador Inc, training is offered from basic to professional level, including Technical and Ice Diving. Ocean Quest operate a 38ft hardboat, c/w galley & head and a 23ft RIB. The on-site 4 Star Lodge accommodates 12 and the Dive Shop offers sales, rentals and repairs, c/w Nitrox, Trimix and Rebreather Support. Basic packages focus on the Bell Island Wrecks but a variety of other activities are offered, including diving with icebergs, whales, ice diving and expeditions. Basic packages include airport transfers, accommodation c/w breakfast, boat diving c/w hot lunch and unlimited air fills for optional shore diving. Other packages include any necessary accommodation and transport away from the resort.

Dive Newfoundland
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www.DiveNewfoundland.com
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386 Stavanger Drive
St. John's, NL
A1A 5A7
Phone: 709-364-DIVE [3483] Yes Click here to edit this listing
Dive Newfoundland is the premier diver training center in the province. Training is available from entry level up to Trimix Instructor Training. As a full service facility, equipment rentals (including drysuits), full service, as well as a complete range of gas mixes including EANx, Trimix, Oxygen and Argon.

Dive Newfoundland is the only authorised Aqualung and Apeks dealer on the Avalon Penninsula.


Travel Agents:

Following is a list of travel agents that have holidays in Conception Bay.
If you are a travel agent and are not on the list make sure to add your details (please click here).

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Dive World Wide
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www.diveworldwide.com
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Dive Worldwide
Long Barn South
Sutton Manor Farm
Bishop's Sutton
Alresford
Hampshire
SO24 0AA
UK

Tel: 0845 130 6980 (local rate call)
International Tel: +44 1962 737 641
Fax: 0845 130 6985 (local rate call)
Fax international +44 1962 737 649
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At Dive Worldwide, our speciality is to tailor make a holiday to your individual specifications. We cater for the experienced diver wishing to explore new areas to non-divers wishing to learn to dive.
We have a highly skilled and knowledgeable team on hand who have travelled the world, owned and managed overseas dive centres, been dive guides and tour leaders, and who have had years of experience in the travel industry.
Between us we continue to research, explore and photograph dive destinations around the world in order to organise better itineraries for our guests. Together with all of our colleagues overseas, we are committed to offering a safe, enjoyable and educational experience.
We all have spent years travelling the world in search of exciting and new destinations - a passion we endeavour to share with our clients alongside our knowledge of the world.
Our knowledge of worldwide destinations enables us not only to combine dive regions but countries and even continents: - the options are only limited by your imagination and of course your budget... virtually anything is possible, think big - think Dive Worldwide!

Web Links:

Following is a list of relevant websites for Conception Bay.
If you would like to add one to the list please see below.

Extreme Diving - Are You Ready For It?
Extreme Diving - Are You Ready For It?
WWII Shipwrecks, Ice Diving, Whales Diving, Iceberg Diving, Expeditions and Mines Diving
Guide To Adventures
Guide To Adventures
Adventure Activities in Conception Bay and Newfoundland & Labrador
Admirals Coast
Admirals Coast
Outdoor Activities, Nature and Historical Interest in Conception Bay and the Avalon Peninsula.
Destination St. John's
Destination St. John's
General Information on Conception Bay and the St. John's Area
Northern Maritime Shipwrecks
Northern Maritime Shipwrecks
Shipwreck Information including the Bell Island Wrecks, Conception Bay, Newfoundland
Bell Island
Bell Island
Information on Bell Island, Conception Bay - Location of the Bell Island Shipwrecks
Ocean Quest Divesites
Ocean Quest Divesites
Information on SS Rose Castle, SS Lord Strathcona, SS Saganaga and PLM 27 - the Bell Island Wrecks in Conception Bay
ISLAND CHARTER TOURS
ISLAND CHARTER TOURS
Dive Charters and Tours in Carbonear, Conception Bay North area

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