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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
Parc Padarn, Llanberis, Snowdonia National Park LL55 4TY, Wales
+44 1286 870889
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A brilliant days diving with Vivian Dive Centre! Firstly a trip out to The Menai and a dive back at the quarry afterwards. Not the greatest visibility in the Menai, but I really enjoyed the dive , plenty of marine life to see and even...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Dolflad
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very disappointed with my very expensive dive, brought all my gear borrowed from the uni club to save me some money as it's already so expensive and was told I had to meet at llanberis for the menai dive (I'm in Bangor and don't drive)....More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Mollie K
Clare D, Manager at Vivian Diving centre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Good afternoon Mollie. We are sorry to hear that you feel dissapointed with your experience. We would however like to respond to a few of the points you have raised, and hope that this provides some clarity. All of our trips include transport to and...More

Reviewed 5 November 2018

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

Date of experience: November 2018
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

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 9 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

Date of experience: September 2018
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

Date of experience: August 2018
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

Date of experience: July 2018
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

Date of experience: June 2018
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!

Date of experience: September 2017
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

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Diane f
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