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Puffin Dive Centre

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Gallanach Road, Oban PA34 4QH, Scotland
+44 1631 566088
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Top class dive centre 5 star +++ !

This centre has everything, probably one of the best dive shops in UK, own slip and water access... read more

Reviewed 6 June 2018
ChilliAndGarlic
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
Good base

We are a group of friends who dive together. We took 2 chalets for a bank holiday weekend. The... read more

Reviewed 29 May 2018
iaatkinson
,
Whitley Bay, United Kingdom
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  • Average2%
  • Poor4%
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“dry suit” (5 reviews)
“air fills” (3 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:30 - 16:30
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Gallanach Road, Oban PA34 4QH, Scotland
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+44 1631 566088
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Reviewed 6 June 2018

This centre has everything, probably one of the best dive shops in UK, own slip and water access for shore and boat dives, all levels instruction, courses and experiences. Also commercial. 24/7 air fill facility also even when shop is closed. Did shore dive sun...More

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Reviewed 29 May 2018 via mobile

We are a group of friends who dive together. We took 2 chalets for a bank holiday weekend. The chalets are fairly basic but sleep 7 easily. There are a few minor faults with them but are adequately equipped. The staff were more than helpful...More

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Reviewed 26 March 2018

I rented a dry suit and stayed in the Chalets with my diving club. I was very grateful for the advice and support, from tips about how to put on the suit and avoid leaks (first time for me) to the replacement of a broken...More

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Reviewed 31 December 2017

Great dive shop operated by some GREAT people. Interesting yet different dive. Must be dry suit certified or get certified.

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Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

Been meaning to leave a review on here for ages and keep forgetting ! I learned to dive with Puffin way back in 1993 and over the years have done a lot of training with them and bought most of my gear from them, as...More

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Reviewed 8 October 2017

Spent a week with my dive club diving out of Oban with Puffin Divers. Fantastic service; safe, efficient, couldn't do enough for us. Loved the food on board Urchin (their diving catamaran), loved the boat, fantastically detailed dive briefings from the diving skipper. Very much...More

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Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

My teenager daughter had a fantastic advanced try-a-dive today with instructor Ben. He made her feel very at ease, was smiley, humorous, patient, and very professional. My daughter has done 2 previous beginner try-a-dives with the puffin centre aswell over the last few years and...More

Thank Caroline S
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Reviewed 6 August 2017

From start to finish we had a very positive experience at Puffin Dive Centre. All facilities were on site including slip, self service air fills, secure drying room (with our accomodation), excellent boat and car parking, moorings available if required, very convenient shower and toilet...More

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Reviewed 22 May 2017

From the moment I contacted the team at Puffin I realised they wanted to ensure we had a successful and enjoyable experience. Imogen was always personable and willing to patiently take the time to answer all my questions. This meant that when we arrived on...More

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Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

We had a brilliant experience at Puffin, thanks to the patient,professional tuition from Mo and Ben who gave us a great intro to diving. Highly recommend this - I was a scardy-cat but Mo literally held my hand and we'll definitely give it another go....More

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