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Bonne Terre Mine Tours - West End Diving

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185 Park Ave, Bonne Terre, MO 63628-1763
+1 888-843-3483
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Mine tours at Bonne Terre

It was nice and cool in the mine. A great way to beat the heat here in St Louis. The guides were... read more

Reviewed 21 July 2017
Paul K
via mobile
Diving with Bed and Breakfast

The mine with the boat tour is breathtaking, if your a diver plan on being treated as a first time... read more

Reviewed 16 July 2017
Sue M
via mobile
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Bonne Terre Mine is an unique abandoned Mine. When the mine closed in 1962, the pumps wer turned off and it flooded. We maintain the lake level with pumps for the Boat/Walking Tours and the Scuba Dive Operation. All year long the temperature of the mine is 62 degrees. We are open 7 days per week until October 1. Tours start at 9:30 and go every hour on the half hur ie 9:30,10:30,11:30,12:30,1:30,2:30, and last tour at 3:30. Please arrive 30 mins prior to the tour you would like to take. No reservations necessary for groups smaller than 10.
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good29%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“boat tour” (55 reviews)
“dry suit” (21 reviews)
“dive shop” (18 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM
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185 Park Ave, Bonne Terre, MO 63628-1763
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+1 888-843-3483
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Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

It was nice and cool in the mine. A great way to beat the heat here in St Louis. The guides were very informative and courteous

1  Thank Paul K
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

The mine with the boat tour is breathtaking, if your a diver plan on being treated as a first time diver. You have to do the underwater trails consecutively. The really cool stuff in in the later trails (18 and up) We also stayed in...More

1  Thank Sue M
Reviewed 7 July 2017

It was the last tour of the day, the two of us and another family who was visiting from China. The tour that was supposed to be an hour ended up with being 40 minutes long, The Guide, a young man in his 20s (doing...More

Thank D_Odessa
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

For the price, I wouldn't go again. But it's neat to say that I've been. We had a child, 3, and I feel like charging $20 for her is excessive. The hour went by very quick, but we enjoyed our tour guide. It was chilly,...More

Thank Bridget B
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

We took our 3 teenagers to the mine because they thought it would be neat. Wowza $145 bucks for 5 of us. Tour lasted 1 hour. I think $20 a person would have been a more reasonable price . I felt rushed and our guide...More

1  Thank messmer123
Reviewed 13 June 2017

This mine is astounding. Best tour I've been on in years. Billion gallon lake is the place to go for all 4 Scuba Certifications - in one place... in fact, it is the ONLY place to get it all done. Pretty much undamaged, really fun...More

1  Thank viajamujer
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

Just completed another great weekend of diving at Bonne Terre Mine. The staff is outstanding and even the owner was there to great the divers.If you want to dive at one of the most unique dive sites in the world you have give Bonne Terre...More

1  Thank Steve C
Reviewed 29 May 2017

Bonne Terre Mine is one of my favorite dive sites! On my most recent trip, I had an event to go to in St Louis, so I decided I'd make a weekend of it, stay in Bonne Terre, and get some diving in. I stayed...More

1  Thank Charles B
Reviewed 28 May 2017

The B&B (associated with the dive operation) was a quaint location by looking at it but it had numerous deficiencies. The beds were like bricks and the pillows were hardly comfortable. The B&B was to place 4 packaged cinnamon rolls and 4 8oz juices in...More

2  Thank Mark W
Reviewed 26 May 2017

I went on a dive trip with my diving club and the majority of the dive staff of Huron Scuba of Ann Arbor, MI. We were there on a Saturday and Sunday in March 2017. This is just a must do for any scuba diver....More

1  Thank Jeff M
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Response from deborahccardwell | Reviewed this property |
I'm not a diver (tremendous fear of water) but all the folks I saw had the full scuba gear. I was just down there for the boat ride (yep, I was a bit nervous but it was fine). Their website has a contact link so I'm sure... More
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Sorry, but I don't know, and suggest you call them direct.
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