Scotland does not have the warm waters of the Southern Hemisphere or tropical fish but we do have cold water coral reefs, some of the best wreck diving in the world and an abundance of marine mammals and plant life.
The area also has dives which are suitable for all levels and experience
Recommended dive sites – Boddom lighthouse, Cove, Stonehaven to St Cyrus, Todd Head Lighthouse, Slains Castle and Catterline Reef
Please click here for more information on local dives
Training is essential for diving, but there are many clubs in the area which offer training suitable for the local conditions. It is easy to learn to dive; the following all offer try dive sessions where you learn the basics in the comfort of a heated swimming pool.
North East Dive (Banff)
Ocean Dive (Aberdeen)
Aberdeen University Sub Aqua Club Students Only-very cheap!
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