Overview of Ole's Cove

Ole's Cove

Sunshine Coast, BC
Canada

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Ole's Cove is a well kept secret, so don't tell anyone! Located in a beautiful bayside neighborhood, experienced shore divers will find a simple dive.

Directions: At 7km North of Halfmoon Bay on 101, turn left on Mercer (this is the Northern access to Mercer). Follow the directions below.

 

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03/28/2005 K (Avg: 2.40 Review) - If there's an 'enjoyable reef' at this site, then send me a compass heading to follow. The reef I dove was fine, just very small, unspectacular and shallow.

09/23/2003 Anonymous (Avg: 3.47 Review) - A long surface swim out to a rewarding reef dive.

 

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Entrance

 Map     Sat
GPS: SU0501
N4932.7355'
W12358.6774'

 

Entrance at Ole's Cove 

Looking South on 101, Mercer is to the right.

Entrance

 Map     Sat
GPS: SU0502
N4932.6012'
W12358.6678'

 

Entrance at Ole's Cove 

Shortly, you'll make a right onto Ole's Cove Road.

Entrance

 Map     Sat
GPS: SU0503
N4932.6007'
W12358.6744'

 

Entrance at Ole's Cove 

Then you'll make another right onto Backhouse Road. Continue until you see the parking below.

Parking

 Map     Sat
GPS: SU0504
N4932.6157'
W12358.9585'

 

Parking at Ole's Cove 

There is very limited parking here, so be very courteous to residents. Make every effort to keep the noise to a minimum. The trial head is hidden just to the left.

Trail Head

 Map     Sat
GPS: SU0505
N4932.6148'
W12358.9666'

 

Trail Head at Ole's Cove 

Looking back up the trail toward the street.

Overview

 

 

Overview at Ole's Cove 

A 5 minute swim will take you to the reef.

Entry

 Map     Sat
GPS: SU0507
N4932.6056'
W12358.9640'

 

Entry at Ole's Cove 

Help your buddy in and out from this natural ledge.

Last Verification: July, 2001  

 

Diver Averages for  Ole's Cove  (1=worst, 5=best)


Average Site Condition

Ease of Shore Entry:  3.00
Bottom Conditions:  2.50
Reef Conditions:  3.00
Animal Life:  3.00
Plant Life:  3.00
Facilities:  1.50
Solitude 5.00
Roads:  2.50
*Site Average:  2.94
   

Average Enjoyment Level

Snorkel:  3.00
Beginner Scuba:  4.00
Intermediate Scuba:  3.00
Advanced Scuba:  1.50
Night diving Scuba:  3.00

Number of reviews for this site: 2

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