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Vivian Diving centre

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Parc Padarn, Llanberis, Snowdonia National Park LL55 4TY, Wales
+44 1286 870889
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Great time diving in Wales

Had some great dives in the quarry and in the Menai. Got a few certs under my belt during my visit... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Greg R
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Morris, Canada
Very good

We didn't go diving here but looked in here to have a look round, you can pass the diving hut... read more

Reviewed 12 April 2018
Diane f
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Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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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 training from novice divers to instructor. We can also offer technical and rebreather training. Air to 300 bar with mixed gas and nitrox on request
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“slate museum” (4 reviews)
“north wales” (2 reviews)
“quarry” (17 reviews)
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

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
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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
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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

2  Thank williamcleaverwc
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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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Reviewed 22 October 2017

Across the road from the Car Park of The Slate Quarry is a small entrance in between the rocks and as you make your way you come a cross an interesting and atmospheric place called Vivian Quarry.At the entrance is a Scuba Diving shop selling...More

1  Thank CUMBRIAVIEW
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Reviewed 19 October 2017

Fantastic place to dive and engaging supportive instructors. From booking to dive the staff were fun and engaging. If you have dived before or have never stepped foot in a wet suit I couldn't recommend it enough.

Thank Max O
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Reviewed 30 August 2017

Complete and utter disorganization, the team managed to give me empty cylinders not once, not twice but three times, twice for me and once for my buddy. When I got the full ones, I was given somebody else cylinders and I had to unmount and...More

6  Thank g s
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Reviewed 17 April 2017

So I have been diving since 1991 and have visited LLanberis several times but never ventured into the quarry for a dive. After recently being taken over by new owners and listening to their enthusiasm about the location, me and some friends decided to spend...More

2  Thank Ricdo30
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Reviewed 24 January 2017

I have to echo and endorse the sentiments expressed by Mark, who took the Divemaster Internship some time before me. Will is an exceptional Instructor and Mentor, who also gave a valuable insight into the practicalities and logistics of running a 5 Star PADI Centre...More

3  Thank stephenhowarth7
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Reviewed 30 November 2016

Although it was a horrible wet & windy day had a couple of very enjoyable dives. Hired equipment was of a good quality and the quarry definitely offers fun dives with some suprises to be had underwater.More

Thank Thistleboy
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william s, Owner at Vivian Diving centre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 December 2016

Hi Thistleboy, Thank you for the recent review you left on Trip advisior. It was great to hear that you an enjoyable diving trip to Vivian Quarry. I look forward to welcoming you and your buddy back to Vivian Dive centre in the near future...More

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