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Adventure Day Trips

Where do these boat diving trips take place?

Throughout the months of 2020 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.

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 2020 

These day trips have become a regular fixture on Scubadive West’s scuba diving calendar and will remain so during the 2020 season. A minimum of Advanced Openwater certification is required with recent diving experience in Irish water.

How much does this diving day trip cost?

2020 price for this day trip is €89; this includes two dives. Airfills are €9 and any gear rental is at our usual rate.

Adventure Boat Diving Trips for 2020

May: Saturday, (Book your group, 6 divers required!)

June: Saturday 13th.  BOOK NOW

July:  Saturday 11th.  BOOK NOW

August: Saturday 15th BOOK NOW

September: Saturday 5th.  BOOK NOW

September: Saturday, (Book your group, 6 divers required!)

October: Saturday 3rd.  BOOK NOW

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

We also offer:

Saturdays – local boat dives at 10am. and 2pm.

Sundays – local boat dives at 10am. and 2pm.

Post Covid-19 Lockdown.

We will reopen on 29th June and offer boat diving at 10am, 12 midday, 2pm and 4pm. €38 per dive.

PRE BOOKING AND PRE PAYMENT ESSENTIAL.  Call +353 (0)95 43922 or email info@scubadivewest.com

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We also offer Charter of this Licenced Passenger Boat, for Commercial Charter and boat excursions.

Available Monday to Friday by prior booking, €650 per day.

call or email to check availability.

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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 check out our Adventure Day Trip photo album on facebook!