South America Odyssey
based: London, UK
Tailor-made holidays and honeymoons to the South and Central America. South America Odyssey specialises in itineraries to Latin America including Chile, Argentina, Brazil, Peru, Ecuador, and Costa Rica.
| tailor-made | animals/safari | walk/trek/hike | trekking peaks | diving/snorkelling | horse/pony trekking | sailing (large boat/sail ship) | wedding/honeymoon | family | South America |
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based: Aberdeenshire, Scotland, UK
Specalised dive travel tour operator offering holidays and trips in Thailand. Offering a range of PADI (Professional Association of Diving Instructors) courses at all levels, from beginner all the way to dive professional.
| diving/snorkelling | Thailand |
based: Orkney, Scotland, UK
Scapa Flow wreck dive holidays in Orkney, liveaboard packages aboard the MV Sunrise. Scapa Flow is a historic wreck site and one of the top diving destinations of the world.
| diving/snorkelling | Scotland |
based: London, UK
Tailor-made Tanzanian safaris and honeymoons. Tanzania Odyssey specialises in remote safaris to Selous, Ruaha, Serengeti, Ngorongoro Crater, Lake Manyara and Tarangire, and beach breaks to the Indian Ocean islands including Zanzibar, Pemba and Mafia.
| animals/safari | walking/trekking safaris | aerial safaris | horseback safaris | diving/snorkelling | wedding/honeymoon | family | Tanzania |
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Dive holidays and tours from a number of different specialist suppliers. Locations covered include: Thailand, Egypt, Belize, Australia and the Philippines. Liveaboard and centre based trips for all abilities and experience levels are available.
| diving/snorkelling | Worldwide |
based: Surrey, UK
African safaris and beach holidays – Travel Butlers are specialists in tailor-made safaris to South Africa, Kenya, Tanzania and Namibia; and beach holidays to Indian Ocean islands including Zanzibar, Mauritius and the Seychelles.
| animals/safari | photographic safaris | walking/trekking safaris | horseback safaris | diving/snorkelling | wedding/honeymoon | wine | South Africa | Kenya | Tanzania | Namibia | Mauritius |
Arctic Circle PADI Dive Centre
Marine ice-diving in the White Sea in Northern Russia, offering ice diving (Feb –mid-April) from a comfortable, well-established, base and mobile ice camps.
| diving/snorkelling | Russia |
Blue Ventures Conservation
based: London, UK
Dynamic marine volunteering positions available in Madagascar, researching threatened coral reefs ecosystems.
| working/volunteer | gap year | diving/snorkelling | Madagascar |
based: Somerset, UK
Offering freediving courses in the UK and freedive holidays and trips to dive sites in the Red Sea; scuba divers also welcome!
| diving/snorkelling | UK | Egypt |
based: Co. Donegal, Ireland
Scuba diving and training centre in Donegal, on the North West coast of Ireland. Scuba diving trips for all levels of qualified diver; wide choice of wreck and scenic or drift sea dives.
| diving/snorkelling | Ireland |
based: Bedfordshire, UK
Promoting scuba diving for all abilities, the Scuba Trust organise regular diving holidays specifically designed to meet the needs of people with disabilities.
| diving/snorkelling | for people with a disability | Worldwide |
ENGLAND: PADI Open Water courses
Earn your PADI qualification before you head for exotic climes and warm waters. Get more from your trip abroad by getting the training in before you leave and qualifying with the world's most recognised Open Water diving licence.
This 5-day course teaches essential buoyancy and safety skills, in a mix of classroom and practical training. The PADI Open Water diving course is available in Devon and Cheshire.
ASIA: Indonesia & Papua New Guinea liveaboard trip
Dive in the amazing Raja Ampat archipelago, an area of over 1,500 small islands, cays, and shoals surrounding the four main islands of Misool, Salawati, Batanta and Waigeo.
The 12-day Ultimate Raja Experience package traverses this divers Mecca from North to South. Highlights include: sites such as 'Diversity' and 'Reflections' at Batanta, Misool's must-see sites like 'Candy Store' and the 'Boo Islands'; the Fam Islands and sites such as 'Melissa's Garden' and 'Harto'; Kawe Island for 'Eagle Rock' and 'Changgo'; and then Wayag for its famous limestone cliffs and amazing underwater topography. Then onto the Island of Gam for 'The Passage' dive site; then South East to the world renowned 'Dampier Straight'. There will also be another diving day at the fabled 'Cape Kri' and 'Sardine' sites.
UK: Intro & taster sessions
Why not try diving as a day activity before committing to a longer trip or holiday. There are opportunities across the UK, ranging from basic introductions, taster experiences, children's 'Bubblemaker' sessions, various PADI courses and intros and even a shark diving experience in Scotland. Locations include: Scotland, Cambridgeshire, London, Bristol, Devon, Dorset, Avon, Gwynedd, Surrey and Cheshire.
ENGLAND: Freediving taster session, with a twist
This day activity in Newquay, Cornwall, will introduce the sport of freediving (diving without breathing apparatus) led by AIDA freediving master Ian Donald. The twist is that the session will also teach how to forage for food underwater; gathering sustainable foods with bare hands and seeking out edible seaweeds, as well as shoreline plants and herbs, molluscs and crustaceans. There are other freediving intro sessions on offer via the same link.
UK: Scuba diving with sharks
On these sessions, in Cheshire and Fife, you'll learn the basics of scuba diving before getting up close with sharks in an aquarium marine tank; here you'll meet several shark species such as sand tiger or angel sharks, plus hundreds of fish. There other, non-diving, shark experience on offer too, like a swim with shark session in Oban, Scotland or sessions at Sea Life Centres. For longer shark swimming and diving experiences check out our dedicated sections.