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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.



Site Entry/Exit

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.

More Information and pictures Coming Soon
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