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Circleville Twin Quarries - Circleville OH

Circleville Twin Quarries is a shore accessible fresh water dive site, located at 1182 Island Rd, Circleville, OH 43113. This dive site has an average rating of 3.45 out of 5 from 42 scuba divers. The maximum depth is 16-20ft/5-6m. The average visibility is 16-20ft/5-6m. This dive site provides bathrooms and airfills. Training platforms are available.

There are two quarries at this site the North one which is the smaller of the two and then the South one. There is a large variety of underwater items such as school bus, ambulance, small plane, cars, vans, boats are just some of the items. In the fall the fresh water jellies come out. A nice training site or refresher course. This dive site is just a short 30 miles South of Columbus. Nice place to spend a day diving.

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Hockeyrottie - 2/06/2021 4:43 PM
I will be in Columbus the weekend of March 12-14 2021 and I have the itch to get wet. Will anyone be here that time frame? I can actually stay until Monday.
wgr21 - 1/01/2020 4:48 PM
I went scuba diving here on 1/1/2020. Average viz: Under 5ft/2m. Water temp: Under 50°F/10°C.
Joeynavy - 7/23/2019 9:42 AM
Rating Added: 4
july 7/19/19 Dive and Dine , Every 3rd wed of the month .
wgr21 - 4/06/2019 5:27 PM
I went scuba diving here on 4/6/2019. Average viz: 5-10ft/2-3m. Water temp: Under 50°F/10°C.
wgr21 - 11/11/2018 12:44 AM
I went scuba diving here on 11/10/2018. Average viz: 5-10ft/2-3m. Water temp: 50-55°F/10-13°C.
Aguaguy - 11/11/2018 6:52 AM
I finally got all my dry suite and winter gear, see if your still up for Kelly’s island this year ?
Joeynavy - 7/17/2018 7:24 PM
Dove here this past Saturday and vis ranged from 1-3ft. Surface water 84f bottom mid 70’s
The spot near the bronco on the north side of the south quarry was clear enough for a pic or 2 but the rest was navigating training and or hand on the ropes. There were some spots it was like black coffee and that will test your sense of direction!
Like others when it gets cooler it gets clearer.. happy diving be safe.
wgr21 - 4/28/2018 9:59 PM
I went scuba diving here on 4/28/2018. Average viz: 11-15ft/3-5m. Water temp: 50-55°F/10-13°C.
wgr21 - 9/10/2017 10:56 PM
I went scuba diving here on 9/10/2017. Average viz: 11-15ft/3-5m. Water temp: 66-70°F/19-21°C.
Caju - 6/22/2016 11:36 AM
Rating Added: 3
Good local place to practice and teach
wgr21 - 4/28/2016 9:24 PM
I went scuba diving here on 4/28/2016. Average viz: 5-10ft/2-3m. Water temp: 50-55°F/10-13°C.
Jgidley - 2/11/2016 1:15 PM
I went scuba diving here on 1/31/2016.
Columbus Scuba, great experience thanks.
fighterthiefmage - 7/15/2015 9:45 PM
I went scuba diving here on 7/16/2013.
ScubaSmacks - 7/08/2015 7:02 AM
Rating Added: 4
3 July 2015
Militant83 - 5/28/2015 2:12 PM
Rating Added: 4
Good place for beginner divers or for experienced divers to work on fundamentals.
wgr21 - 10/23/2014 8:14 AM
Rating Added: 4
Saw some big catfish in the bus, fun place to dive.
GregInAustin - 9/25/2013 6:21 AM
Rating Added: 4

The site is
well maintained with good visibility. Max depth is 21 feet.
It’s a good place to practice with several sunken items to see. I dove three times the week I was there.
You will find a school bus, an ambulance, a couple of boats, tractor trailer as a
platform, an airplane and plenty of bluegill and catfish. They added some
fun by placing mannequins throughout and a few bowling balls to pass
around. The visibility ranges from 6-20 feet depending upon the number of
divers. The water temperature in the
beginning September required a mere 3mm.
There are two quarries to choose from and I only went to the one nearest
the business office (south side). I was
told by a dive master that the north side quarry was a bit warmer with less
visibility. The entrance to the site is
a bit odd with it being between a railroad track and a junk yard. The quarry is practically under a highway
overpass. The owner of 30 years runs the
place with his wife. They are very
friendly and they have an assortment of dive equipment with dive rentals and
refills. Sorry, no Nitrox available
here. Stop by, I’m sure you will enjoy this
site as much as I did.
ohioan1 - 9/08/2013 7:43 AM
Rating Added: 3
Visibility can be low but fun dive
boarderx47 - 6/03/2013 6:57 PM
Rating Added: 4
Did my checkout dives here, we were first in the water so visibility was good until 30 more divers got in with us. Still a fun dive site ans good for low visibility navigation.
PVK - 6/05/2012 5:02 AM
Rating Added: 4
nice dive site
OUBobcat - 12/20/2011 3:28 PM
Rating Added: 3
Decent viz early in the morning. Once classes got there viz went down. Would like to dive again!