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Inland dive site, for scuba diving with many underwater attractions with a maximum depth of 18M. The quarry its self is a slate quarry so underwater visibility is generally excellent. The centre opens every day from 9am till 5.30Pm and offers...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Parc Padarn, Llanberis, Snowdonia National Park LL55 4TY, Wales
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+44 1286 870889
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Amazing diving experiences! We have dove with them and did some training and both have been great. The staff is friendly, knowledgeable, patient and assists throughout. The diving was great as we went out to Puffin island and saw seals. We cant wait to dive...More

Thank Jessica T
Reviewed 20 September 2018 via mobile

I Done my Padi Advanced Open Water and Resuce Diver Training here and currently doing my Divemaster with Clare from Duttons Divers and all I can say what a fantastic teacher and very thorough in all aspects of training, very friendly and very very Knowledgeable...More

2  Thank warren b
Reviewed 10 September 2018

Fantastic dive experience day present from my wife. Done a few try dives on various holidays but never in the UK. Kit and the site are excellent with full dry suit and a thermal under suit provided. Training cage/ pool is fantastic for any nervous...More

Thank AndyMcLean28
Reviewed 13 August 2018

My Girlfriend and I popped down one day for a Discover SCUBA as we were unsure as to whether we wanted to commit to the full open water course. We enjoyed it so much that we did commit and we're glad we did! Alice our...More

2  Thank Carl S
Reviewed 20 July 2018

Friendly staff who talked my hubbie through everything & really looked after him. The equipment was all in good condition and the tuition was very clear and well delivered. The quarry is stunning and a great venue for this activity. Exploring the sunken boat etc...More

Thank nmaidwell123
Reviewed 18 July 2018

I found the instructor and the dive sites to be first class. My instructor took the opportunities to practice additional skills that are not included in the course or adventure dives, which helped to give me the confidence to progress to a Deep Diver Course....More

Thank iainf547
Reviewed 27 June 2018

Had some great dives in the quarry and in the Menai. Got a few certs under my belt during my visit. Great people too! Still friends to this day!

Thank Greg R
Reviewed 12 April 2018

We didn't go diving here but looked in here to have a look round, you can pass the diving hut ( which is at the railway station facing the slate museum ) and go through an archway it was amazing , after taking photos we...More

Thank Diane f
Reviewed 13 November 2017

Last time I dived Vivian it was before the takeover before ditton divers, I’m an experienced sports diver and was up for a few days in snowdon, as I said last time I dived Vivian the cost was £5 to dive my partner does not...More

5  Thank williamcleaverwc
Reviewed 31 October 2017

I have found these guys to be consistently friendly, helpful, patient and knowledgeable. I am very fussy who I partner with for my dive training and I look for people who place safety first, have in depth knowledge, who practice what they teach, who are...More

1  Thank Geoff S
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