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“Wow new store swankey”
Review of Divecrew

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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: The Thames Valley only PADI 5 Star IDC Centre and Gold Star Dive Centre in the UK. You only learn to scuba dive once, learn with the very best, we assure your safety and make the whole experience FUN. The regions Premier Swim, Snorkel, Dive and Travel Centre. A PADI 5 Star dive centre catering for the absolute beginner to specialist instructor rating. On site training facilities include study centre, air station including Nitrox, we fill recreational air guns to 300 bar, scuba equipment rental, scuba equipment servicing, escorted holidays, UK dive trips, UK pleasure diving, free social evening first Tuesday of every month at the Cantley House Hotel Wokingham. We cover Berkshire, Hampshire, Middlesex, Chilterns and Surrey. Large shop for all your swimming, snorkeling, diving or holiday needs.
Useful Information: Activities for young children, Activities for older children, Wheelchair access
Bracknell, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
“Wow new store swankey”
Reviewed April 3, 2013

I have just been to Divecrew's new home in Crowthorn and wow. With a big window at one end and lights everywhere it has a light and spacious feel. The shop is a Scubapro dealer but also sells other manufactorers like Aqua Lung, shark Skin, Mares, Apeks among others. Suunto, the best dive computer, is sold here with an array of other computers. Sue and Martin the owners are also very open to suggestions if there is a particular bit of kit you would like them to stock or just get your hands on. With an onsite compressor they can fill air and Nitrox cylinders up to 300 bar. Good for divers and air gun shooters.

The shop has an onsight school that can take you from Discover Scuba Diving (DSD) through PADI's open water diver to Instructor. They also have instructors that can teach Tech Diving if you are so inclined. Divecrew do all their open water training in dry suits, which enables divers to stay warm in the coldest of waters. The confined dives take place in local swimming pools around the district which usually means there is a pool near you where you can start your adventure.

Sue and Martin have done wonders with the new shop and they or one of their staff will be happy to put the kettle if you wish to stay a while for a chat. Hot drink and browsing diving gear what better way to spend a cold spring afternoon.

Visited April 2013
4 Thank Saaby665
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Reading, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Best Dive Centre in the Home Counties”
Reviewed April 2, 2013

Divecrew are fun, friendly and professional, always going that extra mile to help customers achieve their dream of learning to dive, and keep on diving.

I learnt to dive with them and when my kids wanted to dive I went straight back to them. My children are now Advanced Open Water Divers and I am a Maste Scuba Diver.

Now they have moved to much better facilities in Crowthorne the retail therapy is much improved :)
I would highly recommend a diving or shopping experience with Divecrew. Whether you want a Birthday Party, a Try Dive a warm water holiday or to progress your diving further, or just simply to team up with other divers, Divecrew are the people to go to.

Visited March 2013
3 Thank susie4414
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North Devon, UK
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137 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
“They can't hide from me that easily!”
Reviewed March 18, 2013

You can move, but you can't hide!

Divecrew are great people, with very good products and services. They are most of all FUN, while being totally professional, and I look forward to diving with them.

Visited March 2013
4 Thank Ever_on_the_move
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