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2018 BCDs and suits now for sale to make room for 2019 season's kit.
All in good condition.
Please email me or call 07968 780198 for prices.
Divers Down Swanage Dorset. Est.1958. 50 years of diver training on the South Coast.

We are the only dive school based on the pier and the UK's longest established dive school. Celebrating 60 years 1958 - 2018

Swanage diving school has been on Swanage Pier since 1958.
Apart from being the longest established dive school in England,
it is also one of the south coasts best loved dive sites
and is generally accepted as being one of the
best shore dives in the UK.

With the sea quite literally 5 metres from our door, where better to either learn to dive or continue your diving education? Mike Potts Diving at Divers Down Swanage regularly run diving courses at every level, from 'try dives' under the pier to technical diving courses further offshore.

Mike Potts Diving at Divers Down Swanage are not only proud of continuing this fine tradition but we are also proud of the pier itself. Thanks to the ongoing restoration of this Victorian Listed Building, the pier provides a protected marine environment where generations of divers have experienced the underwater world for the first time.

We try to provide more of a 'personal service' type of diver training, with small class sizes. Hopefully this will make you feel you are paying for your training and not your certification. In this way your certification is earned and not bought.

We hope to see you in the water very soon.
Safe Diving

Rebreather Try dives
AP Vision and VMS Redbare/Sentinel

VMS Redbare CCR VR Sentinel CCR


Old Pier fom the water.
Cathedral Rays © C. Roberts.
The paddle steamer Waverley along side
1 of Kyarras 3 boilers. © C. Roberts.
© C. Roberts.
Diving the Elk, Plymouth 03.04.08

Betsy Anna film on YOU TUBE

2019 season - mid week technical
diving trips,

call 07968 780198 or Divers Down on

01929 423565

The Pier, High Street, Swanage, Dorset. BH19 2AR.
Tel: 07968 780198