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Gilboa Quarry

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Love the Quarry but got shorted on air in my tank

I have been there twice never had a problem with Owner. Love to feed the fish and dive there... read more

Reviewed June 25, 2018
diane k
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Mentor, Ohio
Weekend diving

Came from Canada for a weekend of diving. Sadly the weather didn't cooperate very well but still... read more

Reviewed June 14, 2018
melissap50
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Barrie, Canada
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3763 Old St. Rt. 224, Ottawa, OH 45875
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Have been looking forward to diving this quarry all summer long. Finally took advantage of the long weekend and had the opportunity to dive for 2 days. The water is very clear and there are lots of fish and lots of fun stuff to see....More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank MIZZZT
Reviewed September 5, 2019

We enjoyed our day of diving. Next time we will definitely do some camping as well. The walk from the free parking is a bit of a ways, but they do provide carts for your gear.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank BeckyJfeb2013
Reviewed July 20, 2019

My wife and I have been twice now and had fun both times. Excellent visibility dor the midwest and a lot to check out < 60'. Highly recommended! Buy some fish food at the counter and let it loose at the sunken school bus. You...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Adam6565
Reviewed July 6, 2018

We came for deep dive training and had a great day. The owner was awesome and we appreciate his genuine concern for the safety of divers at his quarry. He took the time to get to know us and we had a great conversation. Water...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Lori K
Reviewed June 25, 2018

I have been there twice never had a problem with Owner. Love to feed the fish and dive there. Only problem i had was they don't fill the tank all the way. While i was there for the weekend I had my tank filled again...More

Date of experience: July 2017
2  Thank diane k
Reviewed June 14, 2018

Came from Canada for a weekend of diving. Sadly the weather didn't cooperate very well but still got some dives in. Tips: bring cash. On the weekend go early. The place was packed and it was near impossible to get a cart to bring gear...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank melissap50
Reviewed January 3, 2018 via mobile

My son and daughter both took scuba dive certification courses at the Quarry and had a wonderful experience. Dive instructors from across the state use this quarry for training purposes.

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank tomatoslave
Reviewed August 17, 2017

I've been diving this site for a past 5-6 yrs. Thru all those yrs it didn't change much, maybe the docks are falling apart more and more... be careful using those slippery stairs. Underwater attractions still the same... makes you wonder every time I come...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank Hubert H
Reviewed July 10, 2017 via mobile

Great place to dive! Plenty of underwater attractions from planes to helicopter to bus and cars. A lot of fish also. Make aure you bring cash, no credit cards.

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank martink626
Reviewed June 9, 2017

I've been to Gilboa Quarry a number of times and the water is normally very clear. Was a bit less so this time, but there were many open water classes there. Even so, it was miles ahead of most other places, since the training platforms...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Response from Dthm03 | Reviewed this property |
The local dive shop told me after my visit that they are no longer taking students there. They are exclusively using White Star now. That makes me feel a little better, but not really.
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