|Castletown, Portland, Dorset UK DT5 1BD|
Dive Dorset is pleased to be part of the Castletown diving businesses are working alongside each other to provide you with some of the best diving in the UK, some say the best diving in Northern Europe.
Dive Dorset and Dive Eclipse provide charter boats for some of the best south coast diving. All the dive charter boats are hard boats with diver lifts and excellent kitting up benches. Dive Dorset and Dive Eclipse can provide you with a dive shuttle service or a day boat charter. With Dive Eclipse and Dive Dorset you get a high level of comfort, safety and space compared to Rib diving and at a every economical price.
Underwater Explorers, a dive shop providing high quality diving equipment such as HID lights, wings, BCD's, cylinders, dry suits, semi-dry suits, reels, spools, wet notes, regulators, fins, clothing, thermals, torches, manifolds, bands, masks and snorkles. Equipment from Aqualung, Halcyon, Agir-Brokk, Scubapro, Apeks, Dive Rite, Fourth Element, DUI, Polar Bear, Sea and Sea, Luxfer and Faber can be found in the shop. Dive training is also provided from PADI Open Water through to full technical diving courses with TDI and IANTD.
The Hotel Aqua provides some of the best and most convenient accommodation in Portland. The Hotel Aqua is three minutes’ walk from Osprey Quay and the Weymouth & Portland National Sailing Academy where the 2012 olympic sailing events will place. Hotel Aqua is located adjacent to Portland Castle, one of Henry VIII's finest coastal forts used right up to the D-Day landings. To the west, at a brief walking distance, is the Jurassic Coast and Chesil Beach, 16 miles of pebble and sand formed over thousands of years. The hotel is a fantastic location to stay when diving from Weymouth or Portland. Climbers and bird watchers, windsurfers and anglers can benefit from the 18 bedroomed Hotel which is 3 star standard and has been extensively refurbished over the last few years. Rooms, many of which have fantastic views of portland harbor can be booked on-line or by calling the reception.
Dive Dorset also has one of the best Air, Nitrox and Trimix filling stations in the country situated right next to their private jetty.