Averaging between 35’ - 50’ of underwater visibility, there’s no telling what you’ll see in the spring-fed lake at Athens Scuba Park. Novice and expert divers alike enjoy swimming in and around 30+ wrecks that include actor Clint Eastwood’s Film Crew’s triple-decker houseboat (the Take Two), a Lockhead C140 Jet Star Plane, a DART Bus, and others. More boats, another airplane, motorcycles, and a grain silo painted like a space capsule round out the menu of playful quarry attractions, offering divers hours of enjoyment and underwater photographers a wide variety of unusual backdrops.
Join in the fun during scheduled “treasure hunts” and win fantastic prizes from the dive shop.
Are you making plans to dive in Cozumel, Hawaii, or any other exotic spot? Come to Athens for your certification! The Athens Scuba Park offers many instructional classes and even a few diving trips!
The Park also offers a full-service, fully-stocked dive shop with complete dive gear; RV hookups; a heated pool (ASP training only) and hot tub; and rinse stations.
Wednesday-Friday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday & Sunday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Please check the website by clicking on the link below to get current updates.
Camping and Night Diving on Saturday evenings. Entry after 5:00 p.m. MUST be confirmed by Dive Shop. NO late entry after 8:00 p.m.
Wed: 10:00 AM 5:00 PM
Thu: 10:00 AM 5:00 PM
Fri: 10:00 AM 5:00 PM
Sat: 9:00 AM 5:00 PM
Sun: 9:00 AM 5:00 PM
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