Sussex Dolphin Project

Helping to ensure marine wildlife is protected and valued throughout the Sussex coast. We are really pleased to associate ourselves and work with the Sussex Dolphin Project. We are working with them on a couple of their projects:– Regeneration of kelp forests; this will bring better quality water and act as a natural nursery for […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Blue fishes in the Great Barrier Reef

Underwater Photography Guide to the Great Barrier Reef

Scuba diving on the Great Barrier Reef is on most divers’ bucket lists for a reason. Hundreds of species of animals coexist with amazing, vibrant corals, which conspire to blow your mind. Subsequently, many people will want to capture their experience digitally so they can relive it on land. So … read more MCS Kayak […]

Power plants in the fog

Scuba Diving Gear Could Help Clean Up Carbon Dioxide from Power Plants

A new method draws inspiration from scuba-diving equipment. Rebreathers allow scuba divers to stay underwater for hours. They use a … read more How My First Experience of Scuba Diving Changed the Way I Look At Life As the roaring waves of the sea crashed against my feet in the summer of 2018, I realized […]

Under the Water

Scuba Divers Can Now Go Camping Underwater in a Portable ‘Tent’

If you’re a regular scuba diver, you’ll know the hassle of having to constantly head up for air, so you don’t die. Sadly, the human body has yet to … read more Oceans S1 Scuba Dive Computer Team Oceans has created a new scuba dived computer complete with buddy communication system which they have launched […]

Oyster Diving Celebrate The First 2018 Underwater Games

On the evening of Saturday 14th July 20 Scuba divers made their way to The Marshall Street Leisure Centre in Soho to participate in the first ever Underwater Games. Created to support the Scuba Trust and Excellent development; the tournament introduced Olympic-style sports to the swimming pool and scuba diving. The opening to the competition […]

Everything You Need to Know About World Turtle Day

Everything You Need to Know About World Turtle Day The 23rd of May is an important day for divers, environmentalists and animal activists around the world. It’s World Turtle Day! This special day has been created to raise awareness and respect for turtles and tortoises, encouraging people worldwide to take action and care for their […]

Support the London Dive Chamber

This is an e-mail that we received from our friends at the London Dive Chamber who are potentially facing closure…. URGENT: POTENTIAL CLOSURE OF HYPERBARIC CHAMBERS NHS England’s public consultations for hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT) opened recently – see https://www.engage.england.nhs.uk/consultation_finder/?keyword=hyperbaric and below for the specific policy on decompression illness: https://www.engage.england.nhs.uk/consultation/comm-pol-hyperbaric-oxygen-therapy-decompression They include a proposal to reduce the number […]

Oyster Diving, the health of our oceans and the environment

Oyster Diving are committed members of PADI (the Professional Association of Diving Instructors), Project Aware and a number of other Environmental Associations and with this commitment comes an ongoing dedication to ensure that a message of respect for our oceans and the planet is passed on to each and every student we teach to dive. […]

What Is The Diving at Wraysbury Dive Centre Like?

Diving at Wraysbury Lake – Diving Review You’ll often hear really mixed reviews by divers from Wraysbury. From a training and practice perspective it is superb. The sometimes challenging temperatures of the UK and reduced visibility compared to blue water diving means that divers have to learn quickly to become good. We often see that […]

Oyster Diving’s Dates 2018

OYSTER SCUBA DIVING DATES 2018The dates below do not include Tuesday evenings in Soho where we teach every week from 9th January to 18th December 2018.January20th – Surrey & Berkshire (St. Johns Beaumont School) pool 28th – South East London & Kent (Caterham) poolFebruary3-4th – Wraysbury – open water and rescue diver 3-11th  – Maldives […]

We’re Looking for New Dive Club Members!

We’re Looking for New Members!   Are you a keen diver? Do you love exploring new diving locations while visiting various countries? Well, you’re in luck because here at Oyster Diving we are looking for new members.  We are a multi-award winning PADI Scuba Diving School with an unrivalled reputation and an interest in all things diving. We […]

Why a Scuba Diving Course is the worlds best Christmas present

Why a Scuba Diving Course is the worlds best Christmas present! There are many reasons that learning to dive is the best Christmas present that you can give. Diving opens up endless opportunities and is one of the few sports that really does heighten all of the senses. •    Fancy being weightless like an astronaut? […]