Bush Island Beach Dive Site
LaHave, Nova Scotia
Certification Level: Novice
This site is a forgotten gem, for divers, once well known and explored. You could bring the whole family to this dive site to enjoy the beach and go for a nice relaxing dive. Great site for kayaking, paddle boarding, swimming, snorkeling.
Don't park in the private parking area, park along the road not blocking access to the road.
Very easy entry into the water
Points of interest/natural navigation aids:
lobsters and lots of marine life (moon snails, sea ravens, sculpins, cunner, flounder)
Bottom Composition & Depth:
Average depth is about 20ft/6.1 to a max depth of 40ft/12.2m
Visibility varies based on many influences including the weather - rain runoff, wind and waves - the tides and the time of the day. Improved visibility may be experienced during slack high tide. Visibility of 30ft to 40ft/9m to 12m is not uncommon for this site.
Hazards and Safety:
Boat traffic and current can be an issue, suggested carrying an SMB or diving buoy.