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Special Dive Offers

For Diving in British Columbia

CoolDives Special Dive Offers - CoolDives is teaming up with local British Columbia dive stores, charter operators, tour operators and British Columbia dive hotels to offer special dive pricing and discounts.

Check back often to see what we add, or sign up (on the left) for email alerts about special British Columbia dive promotions.

Seats (or beds) are limited and the special offers generally sell out fast. Ensure you tell the supplier that you want the CoolDives price.

Chemainus Spring Diving Specials

I met up with Peter and Andy at the Vancouver Dive Show, and came away with the following Chemainus spring dive specials:

- Lingcod egg mass survey (help tabulate the ling cod), February 21, 2009: 2 nights shared accommodation, 2 days of diving, all meals included - CDN$299.00 plus tax (Code = CoolDives09-3)

- Wreck Trek 2009, March 28, 2009 - 2 historic ship wrecks, one sunken vessel, and the famous Boeing 737, 2 nights of shared accommodation, 2 days of diving, all meals - CDN$399.00 plus tax (Code = CoolDives09-4)

- Nudibranch Overload, April 10, 2009 - Andy Lamb's idea of an easter egg hunt - 3 days of Nudibranch photography, identification and evening discussions with Author/Naturalist Andy Lamb, 3 nights of shared accommodation, 3 days of diving, all meals - CDN$585.00 plus tax (Code = CoolDives09-5)

Contact us for more information and for availability.

Spectacular Rendezvous Lodge March Dive Special

Peter and Kathy, owners of the spectacular wilderness Rendezvous Lodge in scenic Barkley Sound, are offering CoolDives viewers the following Rendezvous dive special for the month of March, 2009:

- Individual divers pay the non-diver rate of only CDN$175.00/day instead of CDN$210.00

- Groups of 6-10 divers are at a rate of CDN$155.00/day instead of CDN$195.00

Barkley Sound offers some awesome diving, and this isolated lodge offers an incredible experience, as you can see in John Rawlins' (ADM Magazine)dive review.

These great prices include your meals, accommodation in their lodge which is set in the middle of some of the best wilderness scenery you could imagine, and your dives.

The views of the bears, whales, eagles and incredible marine life are free.

And in March, the temperatures get warmer and the vis can be around 60 feet, depending on the weather conditions.

To get these rates, quote CoolDives09-2 when you call Peter or Kathy at , or email [email protected]

Divers and non-divers are welcome, but spaces are limited and with these sale prices they are filling up fast.

Winter Special - Dive Free in Powell River, British Columbia

CoolDives and Rob Infanti of Emerald Dive Charters are offering free diving for the organizer of a group of 8 or more divers for the Powell River Winter Dive Special (accommodation not included).

For a limited time, you can get two - 2 tank dives, plus a night dive, lunch, air fills, and 2 nights of accommodation, for only $299CDN, based on double occupancy.

That's a great price for a lot of great dives! Click to see his Powell River Dive Special flyer.

Contact Rob now to book a spot for yourself or for a group.

More details about Emerald and contact information can be found at Emerald Diving.

Two Night Luxury Dive Package in Victoria

October 16, 2008 - February 28, 2009

Two night discounted dive packages near Victoria, B.C. are at a great 'get-away' price at the Brentwood Bay Lodge & Spa!

Their special fall/winter prices begin on October 16th (to February 28), and start at only Cdn$640.00 per couple for their 2 night, 2 days of gourmet breakfast for 2, and 2 tank boat dive package (their regular prices start at $1,040.00).

And now is a great time to dive in British Columbia!

It is a small boutique luxury hotel so I suggest you check their availability early if you're interested in this special get-away.

This special offer includes two nights of luxurious accommodation at the Brentwood Bay Lodge plus a two tank boat dive for two guests with Rockfish Divers.

The Saanich Inlet is known for clear water, low currents, giant cloud sponges and lots of other interesting marine life.

This is westcoast diving at its finest....

Equipment rentals are available but are not included in their special price.

You can book additional dives with Rockfish if you wish, or enjoy the other amenities and attractions in the area.

You may also want to spend time exploring the Saanich Inlet area, and then explore other great Victoria dive sites like Race Rocks, Ogden Point, or some of the nearby wrecks.

Click the links above for more details and enjoy your luxury PADI mini-dive holiday!

Great Pricing on Diving the Sunshine Coast of BC

Diving at some of BC's great dive sites, including the HMCS Chaudiere and Fearney Bluffs on BC's Sunshine Coast has never been better or more affordable!

The Sunshine Coast Resort is offering deep discounts for divers during the fall and winter seasons, with prices starting as low as $80/night for 2 people.

They also offer a 4th night free if you book three nights, a fifth night plus a 2 hour boat rental free if you book 4 nights, and an additional 10% off a luxury suite, penthouse or cottage if you are part of a CoolDives scuba diving charter.

Follow the Sunshine Coast Resort link for more details, and ask Ralph for the CoolDives dive charter special pricing when you phone to book, or book online.

These prices are good only until March 31, 2009 and depend on dates and availability.

Tank Tags and BCD Tags - Save 20% on Combo Pak

I came across these custom tank labels/tags and BCD labels/tags which each work great to identify yourself and your gear above and below the surface.

I love mine, and I've seen a lot of other divers follow the link we set up and order some for themselves. You can add your name and/or logo, and by ordering the Combo package, you save 20% and also have lower shipping charges.

And dive shops are buying them by the dozens to help identify their students and gear.

Read my summary and follow the link to the scuba equipment supplier page on the Scuba Luggage Label page...