Puffin Dive Centre offers Scuba Diving activities from beginner to expert. Try a Dive for the first time or become a certified diver on one of our SCUBA courses. Shore diving, rib diving and advanced courses for existing divers.
We are Scotland's ONLY dive Centre with VisitScotland's 5* Activity Centre award!
Never Tried Scuba Diving?
At Puffin Dive Centre we specialise in unique 1:1 dive experiences. Come "Try-A-Dive" at our centre & discover an new world! You will be amazed by what you see when diving in Scotland! During your dive you will swim amongst varieties of local fish, crabs, sometimes even octopus and lots of varied and beautiful plant life. The time will simply fly past as you take your underwater journey.
Puffin Dive Centre is a PADI Career Development Centre and Gold Palm Five Star Instructor Development Centre. This rating is only awarded to a relatively few centres worldwide who have achieved excellence in educational and training proficiency. Puffin Dive Centre teaches courses from basic entry level right through to experienced instructor levels. We even have the largest range of specialty courses in the United Kingdom. These are courses covering a wide range of diving skills.
We are situated approximately 1 mile south of Oban at Port Gallanach. On site we sell many types of diving equipment also souvenirs and refreshments. Puffin runs fast Rigid Inflatable Boats dive shuttle trips twice a day to various dive sites around the area. If you are an experienced diver you may like to enquire about our dive trips and further education courses. Once you are a qualified diver you can book seats on our regular dive boats which head out to the Sound Of Mull and the Garvellachs and other dive sites with abundant life, colour and good visibility. After diving you can fill your tanks at our self service air station. Puffin is open for business 7 days a week from 8am until late all year round. Phone 01631 566088 to open this underwater door now!