Diving in South Wales and the UK

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Many people in the UK tend to only come to us to learn diving because they’re going on holiday and which to dive abroad. This is completely fine and we here at Ocean Quest do that often, for instance, were going to the Grenadines soon to dive at some sites there. However, there are also many dive sites in Britain itself. It may be colder, but that’s what the wet suitsĀ (or dry suits!) are for.

The UK is an island. We are completely surrounded by the sea, which provides us with a plethora of places to dive within a relativity short distance. An example of this would be Fishguard in north Wales, which is home to some wrecks raring to be explored. The style of diving known as wreck diving is looked at in the PADI Advanced Diver course we teach in Cardiff, which will help you acclimatize to the cold environment of British diving.

The Advanced Course builds upon the fundamental skills that are taught during the PADI Open Water Diver Course. The site we use to teach the course has many ares to explore, from a sunken jeep to sunken planes. The area is full of aquatic life of many shapes and sizes, even though it is done in a controlled environment. With the PADI Open Water qualification you will be taught the skills to dive anywhere in the world and the Advanced diver builds on this to reach deeper depths.

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