Diving in Portland
Whether or not you have experience of diving in British saltwater you are welcome to join Big Squid on a weekend scuba diving in Portland.
We usually dive around Portland Harbour or Balaclava Bay. With 4-5 dives over two days on a mixture of dive sites comprising wrecks and reefs.
On Past visits to Portland, we have spotted: Red Mullet, Turbot, Dogfish, Greater Pipe Fish, Lesser Sand Eel, Garfish, Tom Pot Blenny, Pollack, Mackerel, Cork Wing Wrasse, Cuttlefish, Trigger Fish, Giant Jellyfish and Spider Crabs.
|16-17 Apr||£229.00||All Levels|
|28-29 May||£229.00||All Levels|
|11-12 Jun||£229.00||All Levels|
|30-31 Jul||£229.00||All Levels|
|27-28 Aug||£229.00||All Levels|
|24-25 Sep||£229.00||All Levels|
|22-23 Oct||£229.00||All Levels|
On this trip, it is possible to undertake various Speciality courses.
Location & Accommodation
The trip is provided without accommodation but we are happy to advise on a range of local options to suit all budgets.
We depart from Portland on Sunday afternoon. Big squid doesn’t offer transport to and from Portland however the transport links are good and we try to arrange a lift for you with other members of the group on a fuel share basis.
- Meet at Castletown car park at 08.30 on Saturday morning
- Dive 1: Saturday 11.00
- Dive 2: Saturday 15.00
- Dinner in Portland
- Dive 3: Sunday 09.30
- Dive 4: Sunday 13.30
- Return home 16.00
- Boat fees,
- Equipment hire: £30.00 per day,
- Wetsuit hire: £27.50 per day,
- Drysuit hire £49.00 per day.
For cancellations made after the balance has been paid, no refund can be given until your place is sold to another diver.
Make sure you dive within the limits of your dive certification, experience and comfort level.