Dive Deep Into Hood Canal

Hood Canal is well known among scuba divers for its gentle currents and curious rock formations. Travelers the world over come for the chance to dive with the giant Pacific octopus, wolf eels, rockfish, and plumose anemones that reside in the clear waters of the canal. Shellfish gathering and underwater photography are popular. Recent low-oxygen situations make for an interesting laboratory for the diver interested in marine ecology. Preserves such as Octopus Hole and Sund Rock, near Hoodsport, are helping retain the beauty and mystery of this unique underwater environment.

Potlatch State Park and Hydro Park by the electric powerhouse near Potlatch both provide dive staging areas and canal access.

Local establishments offer lessons and equipment, including:

Mike’s Beach Resort
38470 U.S. 101 Lilliwaup, WA 98555
(360) 877-5324
Hood Sport ‘N Dive
24080 U.S. 101 Hoodsport, WA 98548
(360) 877-6818


Hood CanalWA
United States
47° 25' 2.1468" N, 123° 7' 53.4972" W
See map: Google Maps
Hood CanalWA
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