Scuba Diving in Banff National Park

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Written by bike posted on Monday, August 24th, 2009

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Exploring Underwater in Banff National Park

Take a dive at Lake Minnewanka in Banff National Park.

Take a dive at Lake Minnewanka in Banff National Park.


In Banff National Park in Alberta, you can explore the highest elevations and the underwater depths of the vast Canadian Rockies. For scuba diving in Banff National Park, head on over to Lake Minnewanka.
Lake Minnewanka is 1,450 meters above sea level and 18 kilometers long with a maximum depth of 100 meters. Only cold water, altitude dives take place at Lake Minnewanka. Visibility fluctuates according to the time of year and the number of divers at the site. Depths vary according to the time of year as well, rising up to 5.5 meters (18 feet) from spring to fall. There are 16 features located in three main diving areas.
Lake Minnewanka is the ultimate Canadian Rocky Mountain diving experience!
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