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Nautilus Explorer 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 Equipment hire available Enriched gas available Liveabords available Has a photo centre First Aid and Oxygen available Can rent rebreathers
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PO Box 2256 VMPO, Vancouver, BC V6B 3W2 1-888-434-8322 (USA & Canada) or +1-604-657-7614 PADI, BSAC, CMAS, NAUI, SSI, SSA, HSA, IAHD, SSAC, IANTD, TDI/SDI, English, Click here to edit this listing
116' Long Range Dive boat - Nautilus Explorer. Peak season live-aboard dive expeditions to Port Hardy & Alaska. Departures from Vancouver (Steveston), Juneau and Sitka.
Browning Pass HideAway Ranked as Good by independant reviewsRanked as Good by independant reviewsRanked as Good by independant reviewsRanked as Good by independant reviews Equipment hire available Enriched gas available Accomodation available First Aid and Oxygen available
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PO Box 512 Port Hardy BC Canada V0N 2P0 Toll free 877 725 2835
Office 250 753 3751
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The HideAway is located in Browning Pass, within Queen Charlotte Strait off northern Vancouver Island. The immediate locale is the best dive area in BC - Guests are provided cottage accommodations. All inclusive dive packages avail. year-round, incl great home-style cooking!. In addition, we offer cottage rentals, kayak transport, accommodations and services, & summer whale-watching/wildlife tours 4 dives/day to sites including Browning Wall, 7-Tree Island, Hunt Rock, the SS Themis, Rock of Life, Snowfall, etc, all within 2 miles of us. Two tank trips aboard the Straits Explorer, our 30' dive vessel, to the Deserters Islands, Seymour Inlet/Nakwakto area, and to Bates-Shushartie Bay. These areas can be reached in under an hour from the HideAway.

Guests often use our kayaks, canoes or rowboats to explore the cove and the protected water of Browning Pass between dives, or to access forest trails on Nigei Island.
A wilderness diving adventure with all the comforts of home!




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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:
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Nautilus Explorer
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www.nautilusexplorer.com
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PO Box 2256 VMPO
Vancouver, BC
1-888-434-8322 (toll free USA & Canada) or +1-604-657-7614 No Click here to edit this listing
116' Long Range Dive Boat - NAUTILUS EXPLORER. Peak season live-aboard dive expeditions to Port Hardy, Seymour Inlet & Hakai Pass. Departures from Vancouver.
BROWNING PASS HIDEAWAY
Ranked as Good by independant reviews Ranked as Good by independant reviews Ranked as Good by independant reviews Ranked as Good by independant reviews
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www.VancouverIslandDive.com
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Browning Pass, Port Hardy, BC PO Box 512 Port Hardy BC V0N 2P0
877 725 2835 or 1 250 753 3751
Yes Click here to edit this listing
Dive resort in the wilderness, with all the comforts of home! Comfy cottages with fireplaces, knowledgeable crew, and good dive boats...combined with the best dive sites and marine life in BC!


Travel Agents:

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Simplicity Travel Inc
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www.go4fun.org
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22186 S Haines Rd
Canby OR 97013
503 266-3873 Click here to edit this listing
Dive Travel Specialist. Also selling travel packages to non-dive destinations. We host groups of divers on trips 3-4 times a year. If you need a dive buddy, join us. Rich is an SSI scuba instructor. We enjoy introducing scuba and assisting those who need a little extra encouragement. Feel free to call or go to our web-site to see where in the world we are going next.

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