the capital city of England isn't exposed to the sea or the ocean
but is bustling with diving activities. There are numerous dive
schools in the region as well as dive clubs, shops and travel
Always dive according to your level of training.
Never enter the water without checking with the local dive center
for safety, additional information, level required for each dive
site and without being accompanied by a professional. All the
information provided is purely informative for our readers and
shouldn't be used as is to plan your immersion.
The dive schools in London run through out the
year and offer courses from beginner to advanced level and technical
diving as well. Pool training is offered but students may do their
first open water dives in other places in the UK or overseas in
a dive destination. Certification at the end of the course is
offered through different certification agencies.
Most diving schools also have a club. Clubs are usually
open to new members against a small membership fee and meetings
are organised mostly on a weekly basis. Clubs meetings are intended
to get the members to know each other and many times this is the
occasion to organise trips abroad or to other places in the country.
Special events are sometimes organised like charities
and activities to promote the conservation.
Some of the places in England to where diving outings
are organised are:
Cornwall known for it's basking sharks,
orcas and dolphins as well as wreck and reef diving.
Pembrokeshire which has so many dive sites and
some of the best diving in the UK. The variety of the dive sites
gurantees something for everybody.
Swanage on the Dorset coast is known for its
exciting diving and the Anglesey waters are famous for the shipwrecks.
These are just very few examples. There is a lot of diversity
in the diving available on the UK coast and Islands.
There are also many dive shops offering the full
range of scuba diving equipment. You will find different brand
names on sale. Make sure you shop around and compare prices because
in London you have the choice!
Travel agencies in London have offers for diving
packages wordwide at very competitive prices and many liveaboard
opportunities feature on the offers.