Diving at Bonne Terre Mine in Bonne Terre, Missouri
What is Bonne Terre Mine?
A former mine that is now a billion gallon lake with 500,000 watts of overhead lighting.
What is the diving like?
The water is a constant 58 °F with >100 feet of visibility year-round. Dives are generally to a depth of 40-60 ft.
How much does it cost?
The group is planning to do three dives on Saturday and one dives on Sunday. The fee for those dives is $380. You can add on Nitrox for $60 or 92 cu ft tanks for $60. Hotel accommodations are usually around $50 double occupancy.
What do I need to bring?
Your c-card, log book and gear. Gear rental is available from MadisonScuba. Open Water Diver is the minimum rating so anyone can dive the Mine. Air tanks are the only piece of equipment available at the Mine.
How do we get there?
It is a seven hour drive. There will be a carpool leaving Friday morning around 9am from the Dutch Mill Park N Ride near the intersection of Hwy 12-18 and S. Stoughton Road. Please let us know if you prefer to be a driver or a passenger.
Where can I get more information?
I want to go! What next? You can sign up by CLICKING HERE.
Sign up early! Space is limited. Payment must be made by March 1st. Payment by credit card will incur an additional charge.