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Swanage Diving

Flat 4, Royal Victoria Apartments, Swanage BH19 2LN, England
07917794075
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Ranked #6 of 9 activities in Swanage
Type: Water sports
Owner description: Swanage Diving offers PADI dive courses and guided dives along the coast of Dorset. Courses range from Discover Scuba (Try Dives) to the PADI... more » Owner description: Swanage Diving offers PADI dive courses and guided dives along the coast of Dorset. Courses range from Discover Scuba (Try Dives) to the PADI Divemaster (Pro). Swanage is an ideal place to learn or continue your diving education with a wide range of dive sites including wrecks, reefs, drifts and shore dives to choose from. It also has the added bonus of having the spectacular scenery of the Jurassic Coast on its doorstep plus a vibrant night life during the summer season, a Blue Flag golden sand beach, plenty of other outdoor activities and the chance of rest and relaxation at your disposal. « less
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Grantham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

As a family of newly qualified open water divers (mum, dad and 13 year old girl), we were looking for a couple of simple accompanied sea dives with a qualified instructor to gain and broaden our experience.. After contacting and booking our dives with Swanage dive centre we received an email with details of our dives, instructions for the day... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

We done 2 dive with Swanage Boat Charters off of Swanage Pier. We booked online and paid on the day. The Skipper Brian is a very friendly and highly knowledgable of the local dive sites. They operate 2 boats and have a variety of dives to suit people of all abilities. They do not hire kit out though. There are... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2013 via mobile

Thanks to Dan for a great day diving on Friday. I joined the group on the last day to complete my PADI open water and had a fantastic time. There was a great atmosphere with the other people on the course - and Dan was a super instructor and made me feel very reassured and safe. We did 2 dives:... More

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Hertford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2013

Having recently taken the first steps on the PADI Open Water ladder, I was keen to take any opportunity to dive again. I'd qualified in Jamaica and did a follow up dive in Tenerife, so the prospect of getting into the cold water in the UK was a bit daunting. I exchanged a couple of emails with Dan before booking.... More

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2013

Me and my girlfriend have recently become certified PADI Open Water Divers. This in turn is thanks to Dan and his patience/teaching abilities. Dan is through and calm in his teachings of required skills. His vast experience and reassuring nature really help you to get to grips with both the physical and theory elements of the course. Everything was thoroughly... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2012

I have recently spent a week down in Swanage to complete my four day PADI open water scuba diving course. There were 3 others on the course and it was nice to meet new people and share the experience with them. My instructor Dan was really cool and made me feel confident to complete the skills we had learnt, especially... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2012

I spent four days doing a PADI open water course with Dan in Swanage. Dan was a great instructor, very patient and helpful, and clearly very experienced. He made it a lot of fun to learn to scuba dive. Swanage as a location has variable weather and visibility underwater, but does have some nice dive sites. The sea life under... More

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