There many wrecks on the Lake bottom worth exploring, from the original Lake steam ship Belknap, to one of its finest steamers of all time, the Lady of the Lake
. There is even a wreck located off of Doe Point in Weirs Beach – a steam barge used for pile driving that sank around the turn of the century.
Fathom Divers (603) 528-2330, located at 143 Lake St at the end of the Weirs Boulevard, offers instruction, gear, and can you advise you where to find the best dive sites.
Or go diving aboard the Lady Go Diva, a 30′ dive boat capable of carrying 12 divers and their gear comfortably, offered by Dive Winnipesaukee (603) 569-8080, located in Wolfeboro. This dive boat will take you to the most popular dive sites as well as some hidden treasures.
Beginners can take lessons right in Weirs Beach at the Lazy E Motor Inn, offered by the Aquanuts dive shop.