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Mermet Springs Scuba

PO Box 1347, Vienna, IL 62995
618-527-3483
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Ranked #1 of 6 attractions in Vienna
Type: Water sports
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... more » 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. « less
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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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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 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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3 reviews 3 reviews
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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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Warrensburg, Illinois, United States
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

This is a fantastic place to learn to dive and to keep up on diving skills. I'm serious about the rock and roll!!! They have speakers in the water playing some of my favorites. Glen and PJ run a first class business. They have several items at various depths for divers to seek out and explore. The staff and instructors... More

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Normal, Illinois
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5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2014

We have taken our scouts here twice in the last two summers to learn to Scuba Dive. They are a first class operation.

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Carmel, Indiana
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013

Diving in First Class is way more than just a cute tagline at Mermet Springs. This not only refers to the sunken 727 from the movie Air Marshalls, it also refers to the way in which divers are welcomed to one of the nicest dive destinations in the Midwest. As an Instructor, I am very cognizant of the safety features,... More

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Indianapolis, Indiana, Usa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2013

First time at Mermet Springs September 2013. And it was a great experience! Staff very friendly, helpful and really knows their diving! The grounds are well maintained. Very easy entry/exit points from the quarry. Very big catfish and quite a number of paddlenose fish as well!! A very enjoyable time and experience at Mermet Springs! Cannot wait until the next... More

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Collierville, TN
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013

Mermet Springs sets the quality and safety bars far above the levels you find at any other quarry I've visited for Scuba. Glen has set up his operation to provide a great experience for divers whether they're visiting with an instructor for their Open Water certification dives or they're using their Tech/Extended Range skills. The quarry has been outfitted with... More

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Hannibal, Missouri, United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2013

My experience at Mermet Springs was just outstanding. Dove on a Friday, no crowd at all. The staff is very friendly and helpful. Large parking lot, outstanding area to gear up, easy stroll to the dock with a very easy walk in area to begin your dive. They do have the 727 jet to swim through and many other thing... More

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Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States
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19 reviews 19 reviews
10 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2013

My wife and I just completed our PADI Open Water certs a month ago, and decided to visit Mermet Springs to hone our skills a bit and to see the underwater attractions that are featured in several youtube videos. We visited on a Tuesday and were immediately greeted cheerfully by Glenn Faith (the owner) and Allie, one of the staff.... More

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