Lake Huron is one of the five Great Lakes of North America and the third largest fresh water lake on Earth. Lake Huron is separated from Lake Michigan by the 5 mi / 8 km wide Straits of Mackinac. The Straits of Mackinac Underwater Preserve shelters many shipwrecks. Among them is the William H. Barnum.
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Scuba Diving in Shark Hotel, Providenciales, Turks & Caicos
Providenciales, also known as Provo has one of the best beaches in the world, the famous Grace Bay Beach with the snow-white sand that attracts visitors from all over the world. But that is not all, as the island also offers a vast number of hotels and resorts, world-class restaurants, shopping facilities and an international airport. With warm, turquoise waters and rich marine life, it is certain that diving enthusiasts will not be disappointed! Shark Hotel is a great dive site, located on the northwest side of Providenciales.
It is considered by many, as an excellent deep dive with a swim through that starts at about 24.4 m/80 ft, dropping down at about 39.6 m/130 ft. It can also be a good shallow dive along the top of the wall that starts at around 12.2 m/40 ft, dropping down at about 24.4 m/80 ft, where you can see a plateau of plate corals. Divers will come across impressive coral formations and schools of colorful fish, such as butterfly fish and yellowtail fish.
The spot accommodates intermediate and advanced divers. The water temperature varies between 24 °C/75.2 °F and 30 °C/86 °F and visibility is very good, ranging from 10 m/32.8 ft to 30 m/98.4 ft. So, if you are a diving lover, this is a place not to be missed!