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Diving Skill Refreshers and Check Dives

Essential, A Good Idea or a Waste of Time?  Recently on one of the UK Scuba Diving bulletin boards, a member asked for input on the question of whether a check dive was necessary after a 6-month gap in diving.  I responded with my opinion on this and there was also a...

Life on a Maldives Liveaboard

On the 16th April 2019, 11 divers from Hidden Depths Dive Club set off to the Maldives from Heathrow airport, via Sri Lanka. Our overnight flight was the start of an amazing ten day ‘Simply the Best’ trip that would see us touring around this magical country, enjoying...

A Maldives preview

A Maldives preview, from the perspective of regular dive traveller and Hidden Depths Scuba instructor Robin. In short, almost everything is a dive site in the Maldives. I’ll however talk about a few which I recall diving in the South Ari Atoll area.   Over the...

Starting Your UK Diving Journey

In our previous blog we discussed why UK diving is an excellent activity for anyone with a passion for scuba diving, and now you’re raring to go there is just one question left to answer – how can you get started? Luckily for you, there are plenty of ways to go...

Are you thinking about UK diving?

Are you one of those folks who grew up on The Wonderful Undersea World of Jacques Yves Cousteau, perhaps watching modern-day Blue Planet 2 with the incomparable Sir David Attenborough or just taking in YouTube and Facebook posts of tropical diving?  You might be...

Diving in Swimming Pools

Swimming pools offer a clear, heated body of water, ideal for scuba training. Swimming pools aren’t only useful for divers during initial training though, so read on to see where else swimming pools fit into scuba, and some aspirational swimming pools to dive around...

Want to Join The dive Club?

How to join

Our dive club membership runs annually and is renewed every January.

To sign up for the dive club all you need to do is submit a trip liability form along with your club membership fee of £35.

You will receive a short questionnaire which asks about your diving qualifications and important information like emergency contact details, and then you’re signed up.

Updates are sent out through email, and you will have access to our members-only Facebook group which is ideal for arranging dives with other club members.