Adventure Day Trips

Adventure Day Trips

Where do these boat diving trips take place?

Throughout the months of 2017 Scubadive West will run scuba diving day trips departing from Cleggan Pier and from Scubadive West. These day trips take place off our high speed dive boat, and travel to rarely visited, world-class dive sites off High & Friar Island, Inis Boffin, Caher Island and Crump Island. The day consists of two dives, with a stop for lunch in between; weather permitting this is often a picnic lunch on one of the islands.


See below for our 2017 schedule.                        

Dive Sites we visit

Dive sites we visit on Cleggan departures include the renowned Spotted Rock off Inis Boffin; a sheer drop off to 47 metres and wall dives off both High & Friar Island with depths of 40+ metres attainable. Departures from Scubadive West will visit recently discovered dive sites off Crump Island at the edge of the Renvyle Peninsula, also the spectacular Caher Island which is dotted with early Christian crosses, a 7th Century Church and spectacular views of the Mayo and Connemara coastline.

A Little Bit of History


For each island visited, we will share some local history with divers. The islands off Connemara are renowned for their historical significance. Some sheltered the indomitable Granuaile, the original 'Pirate Queen', while others featured prominently in pre-Christian Ireland. We are often acompanied by Professor Michael Gibbons, Connemara's very own field archaeologist and keen scubadiver, (pictured above). He interprets the landscape and artefacts in his unique, entertaining and highly informative style!


Adventure Boat Diving Trip Schedule 2017 

These day trips have become a regular fixture on Scubadive West's scuba diving calendar and will remain so during the 2016 season. A minimum of Advanced Openwater certification is required with recent diving experience in Irish water.  

How much does this diving day trip cost?

2017 price for this day trip is €85; this includes two dives. Airfills are €7 and any gear rental is at our usual rate.



Adventure Boat Diving Trips for 2017

May: Saturday 6th.

June: Saturday 10th. 

July:  Saturday 15th.

August: Saturday 19th.

September: Saturday 16th.

 and!  September: Saturday 30th.

October: Saturday 14th.

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


Gift Vouchers Available.

How do I Book?

Simply contact us with your preferred date and details!

For further reading on Scubadive West's Adventure Day trips, see our blog articles on Caher Island Adventures here and Inishark Adventures here 

Also our Adventure Day Trip photo album on facebook!

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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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