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Address: , Vienna, IL 62995
Phone Number: 618-527-3483
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Description: Mermet Springs is a full service dive site and scuba training facility...
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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It really is a 1st Class Diving Facility

Mermet Springs is a wonderful place to scuba dive. We have been diving at this place for several years. The staff is always helpful and willing to do what it takes to make... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2015
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Decatur, United States
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Decatur, United States
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20 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Mermet Springs is a wonderful place to scuba dive. We have been diving at this place for several years. The staff is always helpful and willing to do what it takes to make your experience more enjoyable. The facility is full service, meaning they have all the gear and equipment you could need for rent. There are numerous attractions at... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

Super friendly staff including the front desk and the folks filling tanks and renting gear. Top notch facilities including shelters with tables to assemble your gear, clean restrooms and shower/changing facilities. Water was a little murky but this is midwest quarry diving so you can't expect gin clear waters. Lots of fun things to see underwater. Highly recommend.

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Iowa City, Iowa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 via mobile

I had to work at Fort Knox this summer and wanted to find a place to dive. I just received my certification this past spring, so I was excited to try my new found skill. First of all, I am just crazy about the ability to be able to breath under water. Second, my visit to Mermet Springs was a... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

I am a certified diver though I did not dive for this review. So why write? Well, I stayed with a group of divers for the weekend and saw and heard all they did, plus I watched all of the shore activity while they were diving. The underwater reviews above this one are pretty consistent with what I heard from... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri, United States
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61 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

We spent the last couple of weeks at MS getting our 11-year old certified. Every staff member is extraordinarily accommodating, ready to assist in any form or fashion needed. It is truly a 1-stop shop with outstanding instructors in the classroom and in the pool, all the gear you want and/or need on site, a service facility for gear also... More 

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Portage
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Dove at Mermet this weekend and although the water was too chilly for my liking (Hey, it's only April after all), I was more than satisfied with my experience. Upon arriving I found that the I was wildly unprepared for the chilly water and it was heavily recommended that I rent some warmer gear. (thank heavens) After suiting up, Glen... More 

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Montana
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14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

I dove with Mermet Springs on the 22nd of March 2015. I contacted Glen (one of the owners along with his wife PJ) late on the 17th, early on the 18th of March, to request a dive guide for Mermet Springs for the 22nd. Still recovering from jet lag from Korea I sent my e-mail close to midnight and within... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

I have had the opportunity to dive at this site on one occasion and have dealt with the staff on dive related issues and questions for some time. My greatest respect comes from the fact that the owner and his wife are on site and accessible. I know this sounds trite, but in this day and age of get it... More 

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Taylor Ridge, Il
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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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50 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 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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