Once the world's largest producer of lead ore, Bonne Terre Mine is now flooded with enough water to hold the Billion gallon Lake. Any open water-certified diver can explore its 20-plus dive trails - averaging 40 to 60 feet deep with 100-foot plus visibility.
GETTING INTO A DIVE PACKAGE AT BONNE TERRE MINE IS AS EASY AS 1, 2, 3, 4, 5!
MUST BE CERTIFIED DIVER TO DIVE THE MINE
Dive package pricing is based on double occupancy. Add $80.00 for single occupancy.
Includes: Tanks, Air, Dives, Accomodations (Weights not included)
Prepaid Reservations are Required.
* A security deposit of $100.00 per room is required at time of reservation.
Cancellations are Non-Refundable and Non-Transferable within 45 days of reservation date. No smoking or pets in rooms.
• DIVES ONLY - NO ACCOMMODATIONS - Weights not included
$90.00 per Dive(Includes Tank and Air. 3 Dive Minimum)
• TRAILS BEYOND #18 (must have completed prior 17 trails in Mine)
$150 PER DIVE INCLUDES EAN32
Includes Tank & EAN (Personal tanks allowed upon request)
• NITROX 32% DIVES Add $15.00 per dive (must have Nitrox Certification or be participating in Nitrox training)92 cu ft. tanks - An Additional $10.00 per diveSPECIALTY COURSES AVAILABLE DURING YOUR BONNE TERRE WEEKEND:(COURSES MUST BE RESERVED AND PREPAID AT TIME OF RESERVATION) • MINE DIVER SPECIALTY CERTIFICATION (SSI or PADI):$85(Includes Certification) No bookwork. You qualify for specialty by completing 2 dives with us. Specialty counts toward Advanced Open Water Diver or Master Diver.• NITROX and COMPUTER SPECIALTY CERTIFICATION SSI: $260 (Includes SSI On-line Course, Certs, Must purchase Nitrox Fills) • NITROX SPECIALTY CERTIFICATION PADI: $240 (Includes PADI On-line Course, Certs, Must purchase Nitrox Fills)
Toll Free: (888) 843-3483 or Locally: (314) 209-7200
Tuesday - Thursday 11:00 AM - 5:00PM (CST)
You can download Bonne Terre Mine Forms and Waivers here so you can print and sign them.
Bonne Terre Mine is open for diving for Certified Divers on Saturday and Sundays only. New Divers to the mine are required to dive Trails 1,2,3 before advancing to next set of trails.. These trails are run on Saturday ONLY. Dive spaces are available on Saturday and Sunday at the following times by reservation only: 9 a.m. thru 5 p.m. Also Friday night for groups of 16 or more 6pm - 10 pm. Dive times subject to change without notice. Dives are scheduled at 3-4 hour intervals.
Divers may complete up to 6 dives per weekend. (times may vary). Typical 3 dive scenario Saturday: 9am,1pm, & 4pm (in that order). Typical additional dives on Sunday: 8am, & 10am and Noon.
Dives conducted in groups of up to 14 divers. Guide Leads..Safety Diver in Rear. Average Length of dives is 35-45 minutes, Average Depth 40-60 feet. Water Temperature 60°F Year-Round (NO THERMOCLINE). Air Temperature 65 degrees Year-Round. Visibility 100+ feet Year-Round. NO LIGHTS OR KNIVES ALLOWED IN MINE.
ARRIVE AT BONNE TERRE "OLD MINE DIVE SHOPPE" AT LEAST 1 1/2 HOURS PRIOR TO TOUR TIME. (LATE ARRIVALS CANCELLED)[NON-REFUNDABLE]
Full wet suit, hood, boots, gloves • Regulator with pressure gauge • Buoyancy compensator • Weight belt & weights
PRICES SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE. LOG BOOK or Electronic Log VERIFICATION REQUIRED FOR TRAILS BEYOND NUMBER ONE.
NO KNIVES OR DIVE LIGHTS PERMITTED. CAMERAS ALLOWED AFTER COMPLETING DIVE TRAIL ONE.
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