Inshore Boat Diving

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Leading All-Weather Scuba Dive Centre

Scubadive West is widely regarded as Ireland's only all-weather scuba dive centre. Our ideal location near the Killary Fjord allows safe and sheltered boat diving all year round.

Dive Sites in Galway Ireland

At Scubadive West there is an enormous variety of dive sites all located within 15 minutes of the dive centre's doors.

Sites include Inis Barna, which has gained fame as the "conger eel" dive; the Julia-T wreck dive, a stunning supply vessel sitting at a maximum depth of 27 metres; Thanny Beag, a sheer wall dive to 30 metres and the Gaddys; two reefs diveable to 30 metres. Dolphins are often sighted form the dive boats.

Dive Boats                                     marlin

Divers travel in comfort to these sites on our high-speed rib, the Marlin or the spacious Sea Sprinter half-decker. Both are licensed by the Department of marine and fully insured. Fuilly equipped with Oxygen, First Aid equipment and spare dive gear. The dive boats are fitted with large comfortable dive ladders, for easy access after your dive.

Our boat dives are at 10am and 2pm daily and run throughout the year.

Please contact Scubadive West for more details.

Please note that Scubadive West reserves the right to cancel or postpone a trip based on weather and bookings.

We offer:

Saturdays - local boat dives at 10am. and 2pm.

Sundays - local boat dives at 10am. and 2pm.

We also offer mid-week boat dives for groups and boat excursions.

call or email to check availability.


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We have scheduled boat dives departing to world class dive sites and shore diving onsite in our private sheltered cove. Our purpose built dive centre has hot showers, male and female changing rooms, coffee dock & viewing area with free Wi-Fi, Air and Nitrox to 300 bar, our extensive rental room includes top of the range neoprene drysuits and thermals, semi-drys, weight integrated BCD's and regulators fitted with dive computers. We are agents for Scubapro, SUUNTO, O'Three, Fourth Element, Analox, Oceanic and many more. We are also an IDEST approved Dive Cylinder Testing House. 

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