Fish Shack Dive Site

St Margarets Bay, Nova Scotia
Certification Level:  Novice

Overview:

There use to be a fish shack located at this site, however in 2016 the building which was in poor condition burnt down.  There are still some pieces of wood/nails that can still be found in the area.  There is a minor hike down the the water, this site is best dove at high tide for ease of entry into the water and exiting the water.


Parking:

There is limited parking at as its on the side of the road.  There is a location sign (Mill Cove) at the fish shack, making finding this site fairly easy (see picture below). 

Facilities:

There are no rest room facilities at the site.
 

Site Entry/Exit

You can hike down to the water with a rock step formation just by the power pole.  There two or three areas you can find easy access to the water.

Points of interest/natural navigation aids:

Sand, Lobsters


Bottom Composition & Depth:

Sandy for the most part, depth ranges 4ft/1.2m to 80ft

Visibility:

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.



Directions:

Just past the Mill Cove Shore Rd about 300ft you'll see a sign for Mill Cove Shore Road (on the left side of the road) this is where the fish shack is located, on route 329, St Margaret's Bay, Nova Scotia

 

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