Port Huron's Scuba Diving

Port Huron is a city in the U.S. state of Michigan located on the St. Clair river; and the county seat of St. Clair County. The city is near the border and connected to Point Edward, Ontario in Canada via the Blue Water Bridge. The city lies at the southern end of Lake Huron, where thousands of ships and boats have sunk to the bottom. One of the most famous is the Canadian schooner Sweepstakes, located near to the shore and at a depth of 6 m in the Fathom Five National Marine Park. Numerous shipwrecks and other interesting places make scuba diving in Port Huron very popular.

Getting There

To get to Port Huron, you need to get a ticket to the city of Detroit in Michigan. There are flights to Port Huron airport from there. You can also get there by bus or train or by renting a car.


Port Huron has a continental climate. The region has warm wet summers and cold long winters with heavy snowfall. In summer, there is a chance of thunderstorms; and the air temperature is within + 23- 27 °C. In winter, the air cools down to ─5/─8 °C, with cold winds blow. There is a chance of tornadoes.

Dive Spots near Port Huron

The Sanilac Shores Underwater Preserve is a great place for wreck diving. Here you can explore 16 sunken ships, including the 250-foot steel cargo ship SS Regina. When diving, you will see largemouth and smallmouth bass; and redbreast sunfish.
The Thumb Area Bottomland Reserve is another famous place for diving. It includes 22 large wrecks and sunken Islands. Zebra mussels and gobies can be found here.