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Scapa Scuba

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About Scapa Scuba
Whether you are a complete beginner, an experienced diver, used to warm water or cold, dive Scapa Flow with Scapa Scuba -Orkney's only PADI Dive Centre! Home to the German High Seas Fleet that was scuttled here on 21st June 1919, Scapa Flow is undoubtedly one of the best dive sites in the world. Offering a full range of Diver Training and Guided Dives, we make Scapa Flow accessible to all levels
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I came up this week from Chester and dived with Scapa Monday and Tuesday. Did the Churchill Barriers Monday and Scapa Flow on the boat on Tuesday. Both days were excellent. The dive guides are really great very relaxed lots of good briefings on the...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Ruby M, General Manager at Scapa Scuba, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi there, We are so glad you enjoyed the 2 days spent diving with us! Thank you for the review and hopefully see you again All the best Ruby

Reviewed July 14, 2019

We were 7 divers for a week of diving in Scapa Flow with these guys at Scapa SCUBA, starting with drysuit course and followed by serious wreck dives. Simply everything was perfect. Sara (owner and GM) and Ruby were excellent in the very long planning...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Ruby M, General Manager at Scapa Scuba, responded to this reviewResponded July 15, 2019

Such a lovely review Amir! We absolutely loved having you all here and thank you for planning the trip. All the best from the Scapa Scuba team! Thanks

Reviewed July 11, 2019

I had no previous experience of diving, and don't like taking risks! However, today I dived on a wreck on Scala Flow! Something I really wanted to do but thought I would never be able to. The team at Scala Scuba were fantastic. Highly professional,...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Ruby M, Manager at Scapa Scuba, responded to this reviewResponded July 12, 2019

Hi Charles, Thank you for the lovely review! We are delighted that you enjoyed your 'Try a dive' with us. I will pass on the praise to our wonderful instructor Rachael! Many thanks Ruby

Reviewed July 1, 2019 via mobile

I did a ‘try a dive’ at Scapa Flow with Scapa Scuba. Communication beforehand was excellent and I was really impressed by the staff. Amazing experience, 1:1 dive time in the water was 30 minutes plus lots of preparation time etc. I was able to...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Ruby M, General Manager at Scapa Scuba, responded to this reviewResponded July 2, 2019

Hi there, Thank you so much for such a lovely review! We are so pleased that your enjoyed your 'Try a dive' with us. Many thanks Ruby

Reviewed May 22, 2019 via mobile

Visited the shop on numerous occasions during our stay in Orkney and honestly these guys can’t do enough for you. The shop is well stocked and if they haven’t got something you need they will try their best to help you out. Warm friendly atmosphere...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Ruby M, General Manager at Scapa Scuba, responded to this reviewResponded May 23, 2019

Thank you so much for your lovely review! Please do come back and visit us again. Many thanks Ruby

Reviewed October 17, 2018

This is the only dive shop in town so you don't really have a choice. Having said that though the shop owners are friendly people that will get you taken care of. The shop has t-shirts if you need a momento and a well stocked...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Scapa S, Owner at Scapa Scuba, responded to this reviewResponded October 19, 2018

Thank you so much for the review. That's lovely! The 'Wrecked in Scapa' range of fourth element T shirts and Hoodies are so popular - definitely a fab memento of great dives in Scapa Flow. Thank you so much for mentioning Ben's overnight repairs too...More

Reviewed October 11, 2018 via mobile

Great 2 days diving. Very, very friendly and helpful stuff. I felt very safe diving with these guys. Highly recommended. Well organised. Diving shop well equipped.More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Sara T, Owner at Scapa Scuba, responded to this reviewResponded October 13, 2018

Yay! Such a great review - thank you so much! I am so lucky - I have indeed had the most amazing team for the 2018 season! Safety is paramount and I'm so pleased that you enjoyed your 2 days with us. Hope to see...More

Reviewed September 9, 2018

Great outfit that really took their time to make sure you're safe and comfortable. This does not only go for the guides and instructors but also the shop staff. Thanks guys for making this such a memorable time.More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Katie M, Manager at Scapa Scuba, responded to this reviewResponded September 10, 2018

Hi Oliver! So nice of you to write such a kind review on here also. These reviews make a huge difference to us so we very much appreciate it. Pleased that you had a lovely time diving with us, the team really enjoyed diving with...More

Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

We had a wonderful day with James- his patience was boundless with nervous divers and my 12 year old daughter. Great swim around the wreck and an experience to promote wonder and confidence. Thanks to javier and effy also in making our day run smoothly....More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Katie M, Manager at Scapa Scuba, responded to this reviewResponded August 28, 2018

Hi Amy, Thank you so much for the review, so lovely! Very pleased that you enjoyed the day, makes us very happy to hear that! I've passed your kind words on to James, Javi and Effy too, they'll be delighted. Thank you again and hopefully...More

Reviewed August 4, 2018 via mobile

I wasn't too sure about spending 3 days diving as I always get cold. However, 3 days wasn't enough. We spent the first day doing drysuit training at the Churchill barriers then 2 days on the flow. Dry suit dives even in the cold waters...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Katie M, Manager at Scapa Scuba, responded to this reviewResponded August 6, 2018

An absolutely lovely review - thank you so so much! We have such a fantastic team working this year - brilliant instructors and cracking DMs. Couldn't be happier! So pleased that you loved it all so much! Thank you very much indeed for this message....More

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