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.
2537 Beacon Ave., Sidney, BC, Canada
On the waterfront, between the Sidney Waterfront Inn and Sidney harbor. Just south of Beacon Ave. and the Sidney Pier.
Save to My Sights

Visitor Tips and News About Big Wooden Scuba Diver

Reports and tips from visitors and Roadside America mobile tipsters. Some tips may not be verified. Submit your own tip.

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]

Nearby Offbeat Places

Howard, World's Tallest GnomeHoward, World's Tallest Gnome, Saanich, BC, Canada - 12 mi.
Statue of Artist, Her Dog, and Her MonkeyStatue of Artist, Her Dog, and Her Monkey, Victoria, BC, Canada - 16 mi.
Miniature WorldMiniature World, Victoria, BC, Canada - 16 mi.
In the region:
Unstaffed Honor Cider Store, Mount Vernon, WA - 52 mi.

Latest Tips Across Roadside America

Catch up on the latest discoveries from the road.

Explore Thousands of Oddball Tourist Attractions!

Unique destinations in the U.S. and Canada are our special obsession. Use our attraction recommendation and maps to plan your next road trip.

February 23, 2020

My Sights

My Sights

Create Your Own Bizarre Road Trips!

Try My Sights

Roadside America app
Roadside Presidents app

British Columbia Latest Tips and Stories

Latest Visitor Tips

Sight of the Week

Sight of the Week

Ruby Falls, Chattanooga, Tennessee (Feb 17-23, 2020)

SotW Archive

USA and Canada Tips and Stories

More Sightings

Sightings. Arrives without warning. Leaves no burn marks. A free newsletter from Subscribe now! Hotel & Motel Finder

Special rates for hotels.

Nearby Hotels: Sidney, British Columbia

Nightly rates found:

Book Now