Bonne Terre Mines
Bonne Terre , Missouri
May 1st – 3rd , 2020
The Billion Gallon Lake is illuminated with over 500,000 watts of lighting, a total of twenty-four dive trails have been laid out in the lake, taking the diver through mammoth archways, past beautiful calcium falls, around gargantuan pillars and to the many abandoned mining artifacts. Depths of the dive tours
average between 40 to 60 feet. Divers are toured through the mine in groups of ten by two specially trained dive guides. Super 80 cubic ft. aluminum tanks are provided for each diver. Dive lights are not permitted in the lake, because they detract from the natural beauty of the illuminated surroundings. Power inflator are required on all BC’s. Our Billion Gallon Lake is 58°F and not affected by outside temperatures, there are no thermo clines. Air temperature is 62°F year-round. Lighting on the rock formations is spectacular. One can descend to 80 feet and look up to see divers silhouetted against a
rainbow. Man carved pillars grace the entire Billion Gallon Lake. The 200-foot solid-rock pillar rising from depths and mining artifacts on the walls and floor make for spectacular underwater photography.
This unique adventure, can be your “Dive to the Center of the Earth.” Bonne Terre Mine, a national historic site, is the world’s largest fresh water dive resort. Water conditions remain constant with over 100-foot visibility, Sights include: mammoth architecture, guaranteed year-round diving conditions. Cal
falls, oar carts, scaffolding, grating, staircases, pillars, slurry pipes, the famed elevator shaft, and much more. Bonne Terre Mine is without a doubt one of the most unusual, beautiful, and relaxing full-service dive resorts anywhere. Your accommodations located in the rolling foot hills of the Ozark mountains are
elegant at the nearby 1909 Depot
• 2 nights accommodations at 1909 Depot
• 4 mine dives – guided
• Coffee, rolls, juice daily
- Transportation to Bonne Terre
• Personal dive equipment
• Dive insurance
$475 Per Person Double Occupancy, Diver
$545 Per Person Single Occupancy, Diver
To ensure your space a $100 non-refundable deposit payable to Aquatic Adventures Ohio is required.
Pre-trip meeting April 9th, 2020, at 7 p.m.
Final Payment: 60 days prior to departure date for trip, March 2, 2020. Full payment must be made if any traveler signs up for trip under 60 days prior to departure.
Payments are to be made by check to Aquatic Adventures Ohio and mailed to 3940 Lyman Drive, Hilliard, OH 43026.
Payments made by credit card will be subject to a 3% processing fee.
Late Payment: Late payments will result in a $25/day late fee and will be subject to the fees/penalties associated by the respective operators.
Cancellations: Aquatic Adventures Ohio incurs unrecoverable charges preparing for your trip; therefore monies cannot be refunded if cancellations occur less than 60 days before departure. Cancellations more than 60 days prior to departure can be refunded with the exception of the non-refundable deposit. Travel Insurance is strongly recommended.
Changes to airline schedules and routing are at the sole discretion of the airline; Aquatic Adventures Ohio cannot be held accountable for these changes. Any cost incurred that is not covered by the airlines would be the responsibility of the traveler. Travel Insurance is strongly recommended.
Cancellation Note: Unfortunately, we cannot vary from our stated cancellation policy regardless of your situation. We recommend that you buy trip cancellation insurance immediately upon booking your trip. We strongly recommend the use of travel insurance for any of your trips.
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