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Dutch Springs - Bethlehem PA


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Located in the beautiful Lehigh Valley, Dutch Springs is a little more adventure... A little more extreme... above and below the surface! Besides scuba diving, there is an aqua park, you can go camping, and climb their rock wall and ropes course.

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chasep255 - 3 days 8 hours ago.
Is anybody going on Sat 10/20?
Erik_F - 3 days 8 hours ago.
I might be. I will know in the next day or two.
kayakingphotos - 26 days 7 hours ago.
I’m looking for buddies for Columbus Day Weekend. I’ll be diving from Friday the 5th through about mid-day on Monday the 8th or so.

I’ve been to Dutch numerous times so I’m pretty familiar with many of the things to see.

Patrick
IronRanger - 26 days 6 hours ago.
Hope to see you there and finally get to dive with you.
DrakeH - 19 days 7 hours ago.
Hey Patrick. I’m planning on going to Dutch Springs Saturday, Oct 6th for a few dives. I’ve been there several times as well and it would be great to buddy up with you and any others. What time are you planning on going?
KelvinBatista - 18 days 17 hours ago.
I am planning to dive on Sunday. I’ll keep in contact with you guys via text. 347-307-7250
kayakingphotos - 18 days 10 hours ago.
Sounds like we will have a crew for Friday through Sunday. I plan on camping there Friday and Saturday nights, so I’ll be ready to go first thing in the mornings. I should be there before noon on Friday
DrakeH - 17 days 19 hours ago.
Where do you guys plan to meet? I plan to be to be there early Saturday.
kayakingphotos - 17 days 11 hours ago.
IronRanger usually camps at the top of the hill above the peninsula side. I’m not sure where I’ll be camping. Hopefully some quiet location.
JoeWR - 15 days 17 hours ago.
Hi, Patrick. I’ll see you guys there on Friday.
kayakingphotos - 14 days 9 hours ago.
DrakeH, I have a commitment to provide services as a tour guide this weekend. I sent you a PM with my number in it. You can also try ironranger, he has his number listed in a message a couple months back down below.
KelvinBatista - 27 days 10 hours ago.
Sounds good. I should be there at 9. When the first person gets there, send everyone else a text.

Kelvin
347-307-7250
KelvinBatista - 27 days 2 hours ago.
Not making it tomorrow guys. Sorry
KelvinBatista - 27 days 18 hours ago.
Will anyone be at Dutch tomorrow Sunday 9/23?
JoeWR - 27 days 12 hours ago.
Hi, Kelvin. I’ll be there at opening with some guys if you want to join us. Joe G.
TedG - 9/11/2018 5:20 PM
Looks like the weather forecast is improving this weekend. Is anyone planning on diving? Need a Buddy? I haven’t decided yet, but I’m thinking about heading up for the weekend.
JoeWR - 9/11/2018 10:15 PM
Hi, Ted. I hope to be there this weekend, but I may have some divemaster duties that would interfere with fun dives. I’ll let you know for sure as we approach the weekend.
raygun - 9/13/2018 7:09 PM
I am planning on going there on Sunday the 16th and will be looking for a buddy
TedG - 9/13/2018 7:39 PM
I’ll be there Saturday and Sunday ready to gear up about 9:00 or so. My schedule is totally free both days. I’ll be hanging out with WestShore scuba under a tan 12x12 popup - typically the far left side of the peninsula against the fence.
raygun - 9/13/2018 7:56 PM
Thanks, Ted. I will look for you there. I can’t say what time I will be there, but I would think around 11, if that does not present any problems for you.
TedG - 9/13/2018 8:03 PM
Not at all. There are a few others coming, so I might jump in the water early and catch you for a second dive if you still need a buddy. I’m at 717-860-2745 feel free to TX me. If I’m under water, I’ll respond as soon as I surface.
jstorm - 9/13/2018 9:17 PM
Wreck diving washed out for the weekend, so head to Dutch on Sunday. Open for anything as long as it’s a valid plan. If you are still looking for someone, let me know.
AndreiE - 9/07/2018 7:21 AM
Anybody’s diving tomorrow?
AndreiE - 9/08/2018 7:59 PM
Well, I’ll reply to myself... Visibility was abysmal near Cessna and Firetruck, 2-3ft top. But it gets better as you go deeper. E.g. near school bus it was probably 20ft, and near Comet easily 40ft.
JohnDiver123 - 9/08/2018 10:47 PM
Pretty typical this time of year but it should improve now they colder temps are here. Diving Friday 9/14 if you want to join.
JohnDiver123 - 9/09/2018 6:49 AM
Pretty typical this time of year but it should improve now they colder temps are here. Diving Friday 9/14 if you want to join.
IronRanger - 9/09/2018 7:17 AM
Joe Kickstand may be there Friday as well. John, how did you do the double post 8 hours apart? Oh, I’ll be there also.
Erik_F - 9/09/2018 10:29 AM
I was the Friday on the student side. We had about 5ft viz. Platform, fire truck, diamond reef, van and everything in between. Went to round valley yesterday for clearer water.
IronRanger - 9/09/2018 11:51 AM
Hi Eric, Next year I’m going to enlist you to show me Round Valley. Plus, I need to study how you move through the water so smoothly...worth emulating
Erik_F - 9/09/2018 12:08 PM
RV is still open until the end of October. I’ll probably be there next weekend. You can see some of the foundations there if you like. youtu.be/dFIq9LaIebw
JohnDiver123 - 9/09/2018 12:28 PM
Had some back button issues which caused the double post!
JoeWR - 9/11/2018 9:06 PM
Hope to see you guys there Friday.
akf - 8/29/2018 10:52 AM
Where’s the Labor Day Weekend crew at? Anyone camping out and staying the whole 3 day?
TedG - 8/29/2018 11:34 AM
I’ll be there Saturday and Sunday - I might stay over Sunday night. Will be training, but happy to do some additional dives - especially night dives.
JoeWR - 8/29/2018 11:44 AM
I’ll be there with my shop all weekend. We should be doing a night dive on Saturday.
IronRanger - 8/29/2018 12:52 PM
Camping Friday to Monday
Jack18 - 8/31/2018 12:05 PM
Are you guys driving early Sunday morning? Me and my brother-in-law will be there at 8 AM. Probably in the water by nine. I need someone that knows the quarry really well. I don’t know it well enough to do the guide.
gefilteefish - 8/27/2018 7:51 AM
I went scuba diving here on 8/26/2018. Average viz: 5-10ft/2-3m. Water temp: 56-60°F/13-16°C.
KelvinBatista - 8/25/2018 5:44 PM
Is anyone available to dive tomorrow, Sunday August 26th? If so text me @ 347-307-7250. Thanks
TedG - 8/23/2018 8:04 PM
I’ll be there on the 1st and 2nd training for Rescue Diver. I’m definitely in for a night dive on the 1st and probably the 2nd. Hopefully a few fun dives. I’m not sure what my schedule will look like yet, but I’m happy to buddy-up as time permits.
HenryFDrake - 8/22/2018 3:59 PM
Looking for a Buddy to dive Dutch Springs. I’ll be camping there Labour day weekend.
gefilteefish - 8/22/2018 2:05 PM
I went scuba diving here on 8/19/2018. Average viz: 5-10ft/2-3m. Water temp: 56-60°F/13-16°C.
gefilteefish - 8/22/2018 1:55 PM
Rating Added: 5
I took my Open water certification here. Its a great place for beginners.
tcaqua - 8/21/2018 9:26 PM
Anyone diving Dutch tomorrow, 8/22/18?
armaniballesteros - 8/21/2018 9:14 PM
Looking for Dive Buddy. 09/01-09/03/2018
evilcorvette - 8/18/2018 1:02 PM
Ill be there as well. Will you guys be willing to take me (Also a new diver) under your wing? (Flipper??)
IronRanger - 8/18/2018 1:49 PM
Sure, come on out.
laurenperez16 - 8/18/2018 6:32 PM
Yes!
evilcorvette - 8/18/2018 7:40 PM
Thats awesome guys, thanks so much. Is ther elike a super secret handshake we should use to identify ourselves?
evilcorvette - 8/18/2018 7:49 PM
PM sent to IronRanger and Lauren. Im still learning how to nagigate this site so please let me know if it didnt go thru.
IronRanger - 8/19/2018 7:05 AM
Scott, super secret handshake AND magic hat issued after dive #5
IronRanger - 8/20/2018 8:25 PM
Hi Guys, Expect to be at Dutch Friday (8/24) by 10am and leave Sunday afternoon. Camping Peninsula side. Once I leave home I won’t be checking the forum so you (or anyone else that wants to dive) can txt me at 856-313-4965.
laurenperez16 - 8/15/2018 12:50 PM
Looking for a buddy for 8/25 for a few dives. I’m an OW diver and I tried to do my advanced at Dutch, but struggled and didn’t complete it between anxiety being in murky water for the first time and my ear just not working out well that weekend. If anyone doesn’t mind diving with a new-to-NE waters OW diver, I’d live to link up with someone or a group. :)
IronRanger - 8/15/2018 6:22 PM
Hi Lauren, I’ll be camping that weekend. I’ll be your buddy. We’ll have you slicing through murky water like a shark in no time. :)
laurenperez16 - 8/16/2018 11:50 AM
Wayne!!! I can’t wait to see you!
IronRanger - 8/18/2018 1:48 PM
Hi Lauren, Do youhave an estimated arrival time for Saturday?
laurenperez16 - 8/18/2018 2:01 PM
Hey Wayne! I’ll be camped there from Friday night.
gefilteefish - 8/23/2018 1:55 AM
Hey are you guys staying there sunday the 26th till like late afternoon?? Im looking for a buddy but i can only get there around 3 and i would love to get in around 2 dives
IronRanger - 8/23/2018 8:54 AM
Isac, I can’t speak for anyone else, but that’s pushing it for me. Here’s what I’ll do..I’ll sign up for one dive if you are there by 3:30. Unless you’re doing really short dives you probably won’t get 2 dives in. Dutch wants you in the water by 5 for last dive and out of the gate by 6. Let me know...856-313-4965
AlexD - 8/14/2018 7:51 PM
Hello guys,
I’m going to be at Dutch on Saturday (8/18) and Sunday (8/19).
Does anyone looking for a buddy?
TedG - 8/14/2018 8:28 PM
I’ll be there with a friend on Sunday. He is OWD so we won’t be going deep. Always happy to have addition buddies if anyone wants to join us.
akf - 8/14/2018 9:18 PM
I’m getting there Friday night and camping all weekend. Hit me up!
AlexD - 8/14/2018 9:47 PM
akf, see you soon. We are going to camp as well!
AlexD - 8/14/2018 9:49 PM
TedG, I’m also OWD, so no need to go deep. Would be happy to join. Let’s catch up on Friday to discuss how may I find you..
JoeWR - 8/14/2018 11:01 PM
Hi, everyone. I’ll should be there Saturday and Sunday, and I’d like to join your group. Joe G.
kayakingphotos - 8/14/2018 11:15 PM
I’ll be down as well for the weekend. I’ve chatted with a few people about diving together, but nothing specific has been planned yet.
TedG - 8/15/2018 12:39 PM
Joe and Ashley - you are my heroes! How many DS dives have yopu done this year?!? I’d love to join you Saturday, but we are having a "Dive Party" in my pool so my friends can practice boyancy and skills before spending $$ at DS. See you Sunday - I hope you guys have great weather.
AlexD - 8/17/2018 8:56 AM
Good morning, guys, weekend is coming! Do you have specific time your are planning to arrive and diving plan? How may we find each other?
akf - 8/17/2018 10:44 AM
I’ll be getting there tonight, ready to go early. text me (8314306106) or find me at the hammock under the green rainfly at the top of the hill or the orange minicooper.
TedG - 8/17/2018 11:13 AM
We’ll be there Sunday 10:00AM or so. I’ll be hanging out around West Shore Scuba - usually far left peninsula. Mobile:717-860-2745. I’ll visit around when I get there to see whats going on. Feel free to call or TXT.
AlexD - 8/17/2018 3:06 PM
Sounds good! I’m going to arrive on Saturday around 8:00 - 8:30 and camp till Sunday afternoon. I’m going to text you guys to get in touch.
JoeWR - 8/17/2018 10:24 PM
I should be there Saturday after 8 AM. Joe G.
Erik_F - 8/18/2018 4:40 PM
Anyone doing a night dive tonight?
TedG - 8/18/2018 5:43 PM
How are the water conditions this weekend? Vis?
akf - 8/18/2018 5:57 PM
Erik, I’m diving with Nalby you’re welcome to join us. We’re at the top on the hill I’m under the green rainfly in the trees
Erik_F - 8/18/2018 6:01 PM
Awesome! I’m heading there shortly. Hopefully I’m there early enough to get in the water.
akf - 8/18/2018 7:29 PM
Hey Erik, we’re getting in the water around 8. Do you have an eta?
Erik_F - 8/18/2018 9:53 PM
Sorry, got here way too late. Just finished setting up tent. I’ll be ready for the morning. What time is everyone planning on getting in the water?
akf - 8/18/2018 9:55 PM
Sorry you missed it! go ahead and text me. Number above
PADiver2 - 8/09/2018 7:45 PM
Need a dive buddy for Saturday or Sunday 08/11 or08/12 anyone interested. Open to two dives and I’m very familiar with Dutch. Thanks
Erik_F - 8/10/2018 12:23 PM
PADiver2, are you still diving Saturday?
JohnDiver123 - 8/10/2018 2:55 PM
I will be there with a bunch of people on the peninsula side tomorrow and maybe Sunday.
Erik_F - 8/10/2018 3:06 PM
Awesome! I’ll be there in the morning. Any idea what dives you plan on doing? Depth?
PADiver2 - 8/10/2018 6:49 PM
Still on for Saturday what time on peninsula? Text my cell 908 328 4129 and let me know how to find you guys. Thanks
RickHormigo - 8/10/2018 8:10 PM
Planning to go there from NYC too I’ll arrive around 9ish. I can do any deph
JohnDiver123 - 8/10/2018 8:23 PM
I plan on being there by 8.
Erik_F - 8/11/2018 9:01 AM
I just got here. White Toyota tundra pickup. Setting up. 201.957.2091
KelvinBatista - 8/12/2018 8:59 AM
Just pulled up if anyone else is here Call me 347 -307-7250
akf - 8/03/2018 11:21 AM
It looks like it’s going to be a rainy Saturday, but is anyone still looking to dive tomorrow?
JoeWR - 8/03/2018 11:35 AM
Hi, Ashley. My dive shop is camped there this weekend. Right side of peninsula near water. Feel free to join us.
akf - 8/03/2018 11:40 AM
Hey Joe! I’ll definitely swing by!
AndreiE - 8/03/2018 1:46 PM
Joe, what’s the name if your dive shop? I’ll look for you in Sunday.
JoeWR - 8/04/2018 5:48 AM
I’m with A Water Odyssey Scuba. We’re at the bottom of the peninsula on the right. Look for the blue Ford F-150 with the shop name or the canopies.

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