Mermet Springs, Belknap, IL
May 30-31, 2021
The 727's tail is at a depth of 15 feet and its nose is at a depth of 50 feet. The hull is hollow allowing properly trained divers to penetrate the wreck. At the low price of $1, this 22 ton, 135' x 14' ft. plane was sunk into the quarry using 1 barge, 2 cranes, 2 low-boys, and 2 police escorts. Some of the pictures below were taken during the moving process. You will notice that the plane was cut in half. This was done to allow the plane to be moved from the Ohio river to its final resting place at Mermet Springs. The plane was then sewn back together and prepared for its final flight to the depths of Mermet Springs on March 21, 1998.
Scuba diving through the fuselage is a surreal swim. The combination of charred cockpit controls, missing wings and open hatches throughout is a one of a kind experiences. It truly is First Class Diving!
Besides the 727, we have other submerged attractions including a school bus, semi tractor, sunken boats, a petting zoo, navigation course as well as 100 foot wall dives, a swim beach and lot more.
Scuba Dive a Boeing 727
Have You Ever Scuba Dove Inside a Boeing 727 Jet?
A One-of-a-Kind Scuba Diving Experience...the Boeing 727 from U.S. Marshals
Key Largo, Florida
July 22 - 27, 2021
$995 per diver based on double occupancy
Price includes: 5-night accommodations at Amoray Dive Resort: www.amoray.com
5 days of two-tank boat dives
Not included: Transportation, Meals, Dive Gear
Itinerary: Thursday July 22st : Check in (after 4pm) Amoray Resort
Address: 104250 Overseas Highway Key Largo, FL 33037
Friday – Monday: 4 days of two-tank boat dives
Tuesday July 27th : Check out
$500 non-refundable deposit. 3% charge for credit card payments.
Travel insurance and dive insurance are highly recommended!
Additional Dives: Night Dive(s), Add-on days/dives --Pricing upon request
Previous Dive Trips
West Palm Beach, Florida
Another trip here very soon!
On this trip we went diving with Lemon Sharks (Check out video)
We also went diving with bull sharks. We went wreck diving, reef diving, and went diving at Blue Heron Bridge.
Hopefully you can join us next time!