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Mermet Springs Scuba

PO Box 1347, Vienna, IL 62995
618-527-3483
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Ranked #1 of 7 Attractions in Vienna
Type: Water sports, Adventure
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Owner description: Mermet Springs is a full service dive site and scuba training facility that offers on-site scuba instruction. We strive for excellence and cater to dive shops, instructors, students and certified scuba divers of all experience levels and certifying agencies. Whether you are looking for a scuba training facility or a dive site that you and the entire family can enjoy, plan your next trip to Mermet Springs where you can dive in First Class.
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Taylor Ridge, Il
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Whereas it has been a couple of years since I have conducted a dive at Mermet I can tell you, having hit some dive sites world-wide, Mermet Springs has the friendlist staff, the cleanest facilities and some fantastic underwater attractions. Some sites sport a cople of attractions, Mermet has them all. They are also a full service site offering equipment,... More

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Ladue, Missouri, United States
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27 reviews 27 reviews
8 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

My wife and I spent the last weekend in September here getting our PADI Open Water Certification. We have traveled down from St. Louis with the Great American Dive Company (GADC) to complete our open water dives. Mermet Springs (MS) is fantastic!!! I had an issue with my GADC rental dry suit neck seal so the GADC called down to... More

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Schererville, Indiana
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Spent the weekend diving at Mermet Springs. The owners Glen & P.J as well as their staff are fantastic!! Offering a full service dive facility and onsite camping. Easy access, hot showers, food hut offers yummy eats. Informative local establishments. Fish galore, many dive exhibits, and paddle fish/spoonbills. Will return soon to dive again!!!

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Olive Branch
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19 reviews 19 reviews
3 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

This is my first time diving at Mermet and of the quarries I have been to, this one is tops. While the water isn't super clear today, the water has easy access and I love the way they have marked all the underwater items, including rope guidelines from item to item with signage telling you what you are heading for.... More

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Carthage, Missouri, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Staff is friendly and helpful. The diving is a lot of fun. The owners have worked hard to make a unique, fun and safe dive destination.

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Missouri
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

It's a great place to dive! There are lots of great features in the quarry including the plane from US Marshalls, a school bus, a motorcycle, a helicopter, many fish and deep dives.

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Belleville, Illinois
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19 reviews 19 reviews
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33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Fun days are had at Mermet Springs! Rock to the music underwater while you swim the roped leads to the various underwater attractions, such as a school bus, the plane from US Marshalls (movie), a Cessna, motorcycle, ambulance, and so much more! Great times, and even snacks available. Learn to dive, or just discovery scuba and see if you like... More

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Clifford, MI
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Visited Mermet Springs as a detour to a wedding. It was the wife's first trip out since earning her C card. The facilities are excellent and the diving was top notch. We happened to be there on a Thursday and don't think there was more than 20 people diving. It never felt crowded in the water or in the prep... More

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

We came in during the week and scuba dived for two days. The staff was wonderful, friendly and always willing to help out. The facilities are well maintained, the visibility was good and we had a great time finding all of the items in the water. Bring your cold water gear, I can't remember my hands being so cold and... More

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Louisville, KY
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

I did my check-off dives here this weekend, and it was a great spot! The staff is extremely helpful, and they take care of you here. Amp round to have their stamp as the first in my dive log!

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