DPV Day Out

We have recently purchased two Suex XJ VRT DPV’s for our club members to use. These scooters are used by the military and have been adapted for recreational use. They boast an impressive speed of 65m per minute and have a run time of around 100 minutes. They can even be taken overseas! Experienced divers […]

World’s Best Wreck Dives

THE WORLD OF WRECK DIVING Scapa Flow, Orkney Islands Scapa Flow in the Orkney Islands is one of the world’s best wreck dive locations, thanks to the presence of wrecks from the German High Seas Fleet, famously scuttled by their interned crews in Scapa Flow in 1919. Of the 52 vessels sunk, seven remain on […]

Scapa Flow

Scapa Flow Wreck Week

This trip has now been and gone. Please get in touch if you would be interested in a future trip. Scapa Flow in the Orkney Islands is one of the world’s best dive locations, thanks to the presence of wrecks from the German High Seas Fleet, famously scuttled by their interned crews in Scapa Flow […]

Equipping your SuperYacht

Scuba diving provides a truly unique and unforgettable experience for you and your family, friends and guests. It is the only leisure activity that combines tranquillity, adrenalin, exercise and relaxation. You experience what it feels like to be weightless, witness intoxicating colours and delve into the underwater world; one containing a breath-taking variety of species […]

Red Sea Liveaboard Itineraries

With so many itineraries available we have placed them in one convenient location so you can compare the difference. If you would like to visit the Red Sea then take a look at our Red Sea Diving Holidays. Northern Wrecks and Reefs This classic itinerary allows you to take in iconic wrecks and stunning reefs […]

Scuba Camp

Under Water Adventure Week Each day kids will embark on a new adventure. An example of what they do includes:Monday: Refresh your skills and explore the lakeTuesday: Peak Performance Buoyancy, learning to become weightless underwater. ProjectAware: conservation talk and clean upWednesday: Underwater naturalist and underwater navigatorThursday: Boat dive, Shark presentationFriday: Underwater photography, ceremony This week […]

Spain August 2020

29th August – 5th September Scuba Diving Holiday to Spain As travel is fairly limited at the moment we believe that our best chance of getting away this summer is a weeks’ to Calella de Parafrugell on the Costa Brava, Spain’s Northern coast. This small holiday resort and fishing village has the benefit of shore […]

Monthly PADI Spec Savers

LOCATIONS: Redhill & St. Andrews     Additional Costs The prices above do not include entry to Chepstow (£20 payable on entry), air fills (c.£4.00-£5 each) or over night accommodation. To book your overnight accommodation click here.

Philippines Trip 2020

The drive took about 5 hours, but our driver made sure to stop for food, toilet breaks, and some lookout points as well! When we drove in, the resort had strung out a welcome banner for us, which was a really nice and personal touch. From the get-go, the staff made us feel welcome and […]

Philippines Siren Liveaboard – The Jewel in the Pacific

The Jewel in the Pacific on board Philippines Siren Liveaboard For the duration of the 20 years I’ve been diving and travelling the world, everyone keeps telling me “you have to go to the Philippines, you’d love it”. However, distance and price and the choice of many other great diving destinations has kept me away. […]

Freediving Record

Freediving Record

Herbert Nitsch is named as “the Deepest Man on Earth” and for a very good reason! He is a multiple World Champion and the current holder of the World’s Freediving Record. Nitsch holds 33 world records and can hold his breath for more than 9 minutes! Freediving is one of the oldest forms of diving […]

Oyster Diving’s Training and Club Dates at a glance

2020 Diving DatesSoho pool – every Tuesday from 7th January.Locations are as follows:Old Windsor = Surrey & Berkshire pool Caterham = S.E. London & Kent pool Barnet = North London & Hertfordshire pool Brighton = Brighton & Hove pool Wraysbury = lake for open water, rescue and specialty course training Chepstow = NDAC for Advanced […]

Sardine Run – July 2020

SORRY THIS SHIP HAS ALREADY SAILED Flight Details Outbound Flight 6th July Depart London – time tbc Arrival Durban – time tbc Return Flight 13th July Depart Durban – time tbc Arrive London – time tbc * denotes arrive next day. Non-divers Non-divers are welcome and there will be some snorkelling opportunities, plus and you […]

Season Starter Special

[widgetkit id=”53″] LOCATION: Wraysbury & National Diving and Activity Centre, Chepstow Take advantage of our special Specialty Courses and Events. To book your course please phone 0800 699 0243 or e-mail info@oysterdiving.com. Are you doing lots of diving in the UK, or going abroad and want to improve your skills? Then these packages are for […]

Paddle Round the Pier

[widgetkit id=”107″] 2019 Paddle Around the Pier 6-7th July 2019, Hove Lawns   Sorry but you have missed this years event but you can READ ALL ABOUT it on our blog. Oyster Diving will be hosting the recreational diving for Paddle-Round-the-Pier, Europe’s largest FREE beach festival, raising £1,000’s for charities. Enjoy live music, kids stage, […]

The Best Diving Holidays – for Non-Divers!

Divers specialise in scuba diving holidays, however the team totally understands that donning a mask and fins and taking the plunge isn’t … read more Discover UK Diving at Wraysbury It’s “Discover UK Diving Weekend” at inland site Wraysbury Lake in Middlesex on Saturday 8 and Sunday 9 June, with guest presentations, … read more […]

Explorer Completes Deepest Submarine Dive in History

Explorer Victor Vescovo set a new deep-diving record, reaching what is commonly known as the deepest point on planet Earth: Challenger … read more Stay and Dive in Cozumel Are you dreaming about the Caribbean? Stay in Allegro Cozumel which is situated on the magnificent Playa San Francisco, one of the world´s … read more […]

Diving spots in the Caribbean

What You’ll See at the Top 10 Dive Sites in the Caribbean

The Caribbean is one of the most popular scuba diving destinations on the planet, so 10Best, which is part of the USA TODAY Network, asked … read more The Ultimate Experience: Scuba Diving in Bali Scuba diving is one of those experiences that everyone should experience at least once in their life. This activity brings […]

Plastic bottles in the water

Drinks Bottles Now Biggest Plastic Menace for Waterways

Plastic bottles, the detritus of our throwaway water and soft drinks habits, are the most prevalent form of plastic pollution in European waterways … read more Diving World Series: Tom Daley Wins 10m platform World Series gold The 24-year-old, who also won silver in the discipline at the 2016 Olympics, scored 508.85 points from six […]

Philippines March 2020

Philippines Scuba Diving Holiday Malapascua, Kasai & Sangat From 9th March 2020 Join us for 9 or 14 nights to the second-largest archipelago in the world. With over 7000 tropical islands, the Philippines is one of the great treasures of Southeast Asia. It is a place of natural wonders – a string of coral-fringed islands […]

Diver working out

Could You Complete This British Diver’s Workout?

If you always find yourself tuning into the diving during the Olympics or Commonwealth Games, there’s a chance to watch elite divers compete … read more The Inspirational Diving Sisters If there’s one demographic which is under-represented in the dive community, it’s children. Amy Burns, aged ten and her sister Charlotte, 17, however, have … […]

What is freediving?

Victorian Freediver Ant Williams Breaks World Record for Deepest Dive

It’s a daring question for professional freediver Ant Williams: one that carries the allure of international fame, and the potential for devastating … read more We Have Spaces Left on Two Unmissable Dive Trips!  Do you want to dive in the Maldives (click here to find out more) or come face-to-face with incredible basking sharks? […]

Africas coast

Champions Embark on Cliff Diving Safari in South Africa

It was the Bourke’s Luck Potholes that attracted the cliff divers’ attention most during their quest for untouched take-off spots a month prior to the … read more Will Smith Conquers His Fear and Dives with 13ft Sharks To get over his fear — which he “blames” Steven Spielberg for because of Jaws —Smith, 50, […]

Djibouti 2019

Join us for the holiday of a lifetime in Djibouti. We have TWO spaces left on this diving holiday. Dive and snorkel with huge numbers of whale sharks and see everything Djibouti has to offer! You don’t want to miss out on this incredible opportunity … click here to book online.  The Defense Backpack Dry […]