Sidney, British Columbia, Canada: Big Wooden Scuba Diver

The diver is realistically carved from a single tree -- not with a chainsaw -- and posed head-down as if diving into the deep.

Address:
2537 Beacon Ave., Sidney, BC, Canada
Directions:
On the waterfront, between the Sidney Waterfront Inn and Sidney harbor. Just south of Beacon Ave. and the Sidney Pier.
Admission:
Free
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Scuba diver sculpture.

Big Wooden Scuba Diver

According to its plaque, the diver was carved from a single, 80-foot tall standing red cedar tree by Alan C. Porter in the mid-1980s, then donated to the town by the Hotel Sidney [now the Sidney Waterfront Inn and Spa].

[David Kamada, 08/08/2012]

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