Welcome to the Big Squid Newsletter for December 2015
The Big Squid Christmas drinks will on Tuesday the 1st December at the Tamesis Dock which is an old Champagne barge moored on the Thames, Everyone is welcome, There is a £5 entry fee which goes towards hiring the boat.
We will be there from 7pm onwards. All are welcome to attend, you can find more details here.
The Most intelligent Octopus in the world
Amazing video footage of the mimic Octopus
Big Squid trips 2016
We have started to put the programme together for 2016. Please let us know if you wish to attend any of the trips below.
|Marsa Shagra, Egypt||04-11 March 2016||£895||All Levels|
|Oman Liveaboard||31 Oct-11 Nov 2016||£1999||Advanced and Above|
|Portland||28-29 May 16||£199||All levels|
|Lundy||25-26 Jun 16||£295||All levels|
|St Abbs||06-07 Aug 16||£269||All levels|
|Portland||27-28 Aug 16||£199||All levels|
|Portland||10-11 Sep 16||£199||All levels|
|Portland||08-09 Oct 16||£199||All levels|
31 Oct – 11 Nov 2016 £1999
Join Big Squid to be one of the first to explore the Hallaniyat Islands in southern Oman on this 10 night dive adventure.
We will be joining the Saman Explorer from the 1st Nov 2016 and sailing from Muscat, through the Daymaniyat Islands, along the coast, and south to Salalah and the Hallaniyat Islands.
As well as taking in Oman’s most iconic dive sites, this also includes some exploratory dives along the way, making for a very exciting trip. Read more here
Marsa Shagra dive trip March 4th -11th £895
We still have places left on our trip to Marsa Shagra in Egypt. This eco dive village is a great destination if you are a beginner or if you have experience. The marine life is amazing and the trip will allow you to consolidate your skills and enjoy some fun dives in a variety of environments. You can also spend some time in the glorious sunshine and get to know likeminded divers. You can find out more about the trip here.
Big Squid Divemaster Course
Big squid are very fortunate in that we have an amazing team of Divemasters working with us. They all have UK diving experience and are equally at home in 1m or 20m of visibility.
The skills that you will gain whilst regularly diving in the UK mean that when you come to dive overseas the transition is often easy. If you would like to join our team and begin your Divemaster training you can find more information here.
Open Water Referral Course 5th-6th December
Refresher 6th December
Club pool night 6th December
Discover Scuba 6th December
Refresher 9th December
Club pool night 9th December
Discover Scuba 9th December
Open Water Referral Course 23rd-24th January
Club pool night 24th January
Discover Scuba 24th January
Refresher 24th January
Club pool night 27th January
Discover Scuba 27th January
Refresher 27th January
Open Water Qualifying Dives 30th-31st January
Full course information is available here
Wraysbury Fun Dives
The Big Squid van will be at Wraysbury on the 20th December and the 31st January. Let us know if you wish to join us diving and we can pair you up with a buddy. We can provide full kit rental or just tanks and weights.
Christmas Diving Gift Vouchers from Big Squid
Diving vouchers make ideal Christmas gifts and can be presented along with course materials. They are personalised with the recipients name.
The recipient is left free to enrol on a course date of their choosing. We can email the scuba diving gift vouchers or arrange next day postal delivery. You may also collect them from our dive centre in Clapham London. find out more about the vouchers and Gift Cards here.