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Scuba Diving in Aberdeen, Scotland, Northeastern Scotland United Kingdom

Depth:
up to 65 ft / 20 m
Water temperature:
From -1°C (-34°F) to 17 °C (63 °F)
Air temperature:
Between -1 °C (-34°F) and 18 °C (64°F)
Visibility:
Variant
Coldest time / Warmest time:
December - February / June - August
Aberdeen, siting between two river mouths, is the land where breathtaking landscapes meet the sea. The Silver City with the Golden Sands offers visitors from dilapidated castles to pristine beaches. Ιts stunning coastline offers a variety of sea wild life, so it is a remarkable place for scuba diving.

Whether you are a PADI pro or a beginner, you can always join an expertise team groups and dive in with the appropriate group that suits you best. The underwater environment is full of sea life and you can come across more than a float of common fishes like crabs, lobsters, Ballan fishes and if lucky enough, even dolphins.

Water temperature is always cold with the warmest period observed between July and October while the average temperature climbs up to 14 °C/57.2 °F. Divers need to bring spring wetsuit and choose preferably the summer weather for diving.

Rental accommodation can be located in the city of Aberdeen, close to scuba diving spots where you can also find many shops and other centers for leisure activities nearby.

How to Get to Destination

BY CAR FROM Portlethen, Aberdeenshire
7.7 mi / 12.39 km, 39 mins
Head north on Cookston Rd in Burnside Gardens Go through one roundabout 1.5 miles At the roundabout, take the 2nd exit onto the ramp A90 to Aberdeen 0.2 miles Merge onto A90 3.0 miles At the roundabout, take the 3rd exit towards Great Southern Rd/B9077 Go through one roundabout 0.6 miles At the roundabout, take the 3rd exit to Riverside Dr/A945 0.9 miles At the roundabout, take the second exit towards N Esplanade W/A956 0.4 miles Turn left at (v) Market St/A956 0.2 miles Turn right in (v) Commercial Quay 0.1 miles Take the first turning left into Regent Road 312 feet At the roundabout, take the 1st exit
BY CAR FROM Balmedie, Aberdeenshire
9 mi / 14.48 km, 42 mins
Follow Eigie Rd toA90 0.8 miles / 2 minutes. Head east on N Beach Rd to Eigie Rd 46 feet Take the first turning right into Eigie Rd 0.8 miles Continue on A90 . Take the A956 and King St to Aberdeen - Lerwick / Lerwick - Aberdeen in Aberdeen 7.7 miles / 18 minutes. Turn left at (v) A90 Go through one roundabout 4.2 miles At the roundabout, take the second exit towards Ellon Rd/A956 Continue to follow the A956 Go through one roundabout 1.5 miles At the roundabout, take the second exit towards King St/A956 Continue to follow the King St 1.3 miles The King St turns slightly right and becomes Union St/A9013 0.2 miles Turn left at (v) Market St 0.3 miles Turn left at (v) Commercial Quay 479 feet Take the first turning left into Regent Road 312 feet At the roundabout, take the 1st exit
BY CAR FROM Alford, Aberdeenshire
26.9 mi / 43.29 km, 1 h 10 mins
Head southeaston Donside Rd/A944to Montgarrie Rd Continue to follow the A944 Go through 6 roundabouts 25.0 miles Turn right in (v) Caroline Pl/B986 Continue to follow the B986 Go through one roundabout 0.3 miles Continue to Woolmanhill/B9119 259 feet At the roundabout, take the second exit to Denburn Rd/B986 0.4 miles Turn left at (n) Wapping St/A93 Continue to follow the A93 397 feet Turn left at (n) Guild St/A93 0.1 miles Turn right in (v) Market St/A956 0.2 miles Take the first turning left at Commercial Quay 479 feet Take the first turning left into Regent Road 312 feet At the roundabout, take the 1st exit
BY AIR
Aberdeen International Airport,
7.6 miles / 12.23 km
BY AIR
Inverness Airport,
98.1 miles / 157.88 km.
BY TRAIN

Have a look at the schedules to find your route of choice. National Rails have a lot of schedules to help everyone.

Schools

If you are interested in trying out this amazing sport in this spot press the request button so as to give you more information and prices.

BOOKING REQUEST
Kitesurfing 1 Day Lessons, East Sussex
/ Camber Sands, East Sussex, South East England, United Kingdom

The one day kitesurfing course is aimed at complete beginners and a great introduction to the sport. Initially learning the fundamentals and kite control whilst covering safety, site assessments, and kite set ups, then moving into the water for body dragging and self rescue techniques.The course is 90% practical and brilliant fun!!!

Course Duration: 6 hours total.

All included + post course handout pack.

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125
Rafting & Wind Tunnel Flying, East England
/ Bedford, East England, United Kingdom

Summer/Autumn 2016-2017

Europe

River Rafting, Wind Tunnel Flying & Outdoor activities in Bedford, United Kingdom.

From June to September. 3 Days – air travel not included.

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590
Kitesurfing 3 Days Lessons, East Sussex
/ Camber Sands, East Sussex, South East England, United Kingdom

The first two days of this course follow the same outline as the 1 and 2 day courses (above) and it then offers another full day on the board to really master the board start and go on to controlled edging, upwind riding and turns. If you’re keen to take up the sport we recommend the three day kitesurfing lesson as it gives the time to become confident and independent.

Course duration: 18 hours total

All included + post course handout pack.

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315
During weekends the cost of the activity is 365€
Wave Surfing Lessons, East Sussex
/ Camber Sands, East Sussex, South East England, United Kingdom

The huge benefit of stand up paddle surfing over regular surfing is that much smaller less steep waves are catchable before they break, and as the boards are much more stable it is easier to pick up. Additionally, as you start in a standing position, there is no popping up onto the SUP, while the paddle can be used for extra stability and drive on the wave.

Camber offers some for stand up paddle surfing with both small and big waves.

Course Duration: 2 hours

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Kitesurfing Lessons – Board Control, East Sussex
/ Camber Sands, East Sussex, South East England, United Kingdom

This course is aimed at kitesurfers that have already had some kitesurfing lessons such as a 2 or 3 day course and would like some more tuition to master their board starts and controlled riding. The lesson is 100% practical and the whole time is spent with the board.

Course duration: 5 hours

All included + post course handout pack.

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125
Kite Landboarding Lessons, East Sussex
/ Camber Sands, East Sussex, South East England, United Kingdom

All Equipment, including safety is supplied in the kite landboarding lessons:

Bring a study pair of shoes, sunglasses, sun cream and warm clothing if it is cold.

Post lesson discount vouchers for equipment we offer are available.

Course duration: 4 hours

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112
Kitesurfing 5 Days – Zero to Hero Course, East Sussex
/ Camber Sands, East Sussex, South East England, United Kingdom

Our zero to hero course takes you from a complete beginner to a confident kitesurfer able to continue the sport independently. The first 3 days cover a similar syllabus to the 1, 2 and 3 day kitesurfing courses (above) with the following 2 days moving on to advanced equipment tuning, detailed theory, board control in various conditions & freestyle techniques including basic jumps.

Course duration: 30 hours total

All included + post course handout pack.

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570
Kitesurfing Coaching – Intermediate & Advanced, East Sussex
/ Camber Sands, East Sussex, South East England, United Kingdom

As well as beginner courses we also offer more advanced coaching sessions. Have you ever found that you come back from a session having just cruised up and down without trying out anything new? With an experienced coach by your side to push you and impart their knowledge to aid your progression you will improve quicker than expected! We run both intermediate and advanced coaching days.

Course duration: 3-4 hours

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65
Kiteboarding 2 Days Lessons, East Sussex
/ Camber Sands, East Sussex, South East England, United Kingdom

The two day course is aimed at complete beginners with the 1st day the same as the 1 day lesson (above). The second day of this course goes on to cover more complex bodydragging techniques, board starts and continuous riding while keeping the power in the kite.100% practical and great as a weekend break.

Course duration: 12 hours total

All included + post course handout pack.

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215
During weekends the cost of the activity is 240€
SUP Introductory Lessons, East Sussex
/ Camber Sands, East Sussex, South East England, United Kingdom

Brief theory & safety covering the sea / river, weather & local sites

SUP equipment

Stance and Balance

Paddling styles

Paddle strokes & techniques

Board control & steering

Paddle and board stability

Once you have learnt the SUP basics you can progress onto the river tours or wave surfing lesson:

Course Duration: 2 hours

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63

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