Diving resources…

Lochaline is the main central destination for diving the Sound of Mull, Loch Sunart, Coll & Tiree, the Garvellachs, and Bo’Fascadale as well as many other locations.
See dive boat charters for more information.

Lochaline Dive Centre and Bunkhouse has  24 beds at the Bunkhouse.

Lochaline Dive Centre provides triple filtered air and nitrox for visiting divers with air to 300 bar. there are self catering facilities and we can cater for your group.

The Dive Centre can cater for all budgets and will also cook the scallops and fish that you bring back from your dive. Lochaline has easy access to the best wreck and scenic dive sites in the Sound of Mull and beyond; this coupled with the unrivalled knowledge of the boat skippers makes Lochaline the obvious choice for divers wanting to experience the best diving the Sound of Mull has to offer.

Clubs & societies…

The Scottish Sub Aqua Club provides background information about diving in Scotland, and provides links to dive reviews and other resources.

Zeewolf diving, Netherlands

Other accommodation…

The centre can provide other accommodation, within the village , to suit your requirements. For further information contact Calum or Faith.

Weather and tides

Please ask us if you would like advice on times for slack water  on any of the sites in the Sound to help you plan your dive.

UK Home Office/Admiralty provides tides for up to seven days ahead without needing to pay.

National Tidal and Sea Level Facility also provide tidal predictions up to 7 days in advance.

South Scotland regional forecast from the BBC. Closest useful town forecast is for Oban (24 hour and five day, again from the BBC).

Projects and programmes

Wreck Detectives C4 series, programme on the Stirling Castle, one of the most complete wooden warships in British waters sunk in the Great Gale of 1703. The wreck of the Stirling Castle is one of the wrecks on which the RASSE project above is experimenting with sonar technology.

Extreme Archaeology C4 series had programs on Tintagel Castle and Chepstow. Notes from these are no longer available online.

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