Scuba Diving and Snorkeling in Lochaline, Scotland, United Kingdom


Scuba Diving and Snorkeling in Lochaline, Scotland, United Kingdom

Scuba diving information in Lochaline, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Diving in Lochaline offers easy access to sheltered and clear waters boasting some of the UKs best known wreck dives in addition to an abundance of drift, shallow, scenic, and shore dive sites. The main attraction which draws divers from all round the UK are the areas shipwrecks, set amidst stunning scenery and sheltered, clear, diving conditions. However, the shipwrecks are deteriorating. This is a result of environmental factors as well as manmade pressures arising from the dive tourism industry, and possibly, other commercial pressures such as scallop dredging, fish farming, and angling. At least two of the wrecks in the Sound of Mull are of national historic importance. The Swan and the Dartmouth date to the 17th Century, and are designated under the Protection of Wrecks Act, 1973. Other sites are of regional importance. The rest are of local importance.

Water Temperature

Water temperature ranges from about -8ºC in winter to 13ºC in summer.

Diving Suit

Dry suit.

Visibility under water

It has an average depth between 30 and 50 meters, making it an easy access for divers although the visibility of the waters are reduced.

Climate

Has a cool temperate climate; the climate is remarkably mild and steady for such a northerly latitude, due to the influence of the Gulf Stream. The average temperature for the year is 8°C, for winter 4°C and for summer 12°C.

How to get there

You can go to Lochaline by Ferry or if you prefer by automobile.

Other Activities

Besides diving you can discover the beautiful scenery by hiking or if you prefer visit historical sites.

Scuba Diving and Snorkeling Sites Map in Lochaline, Scotland, United Kingdom

Where are located the best diving sites to dive in Lochaline, Scotland, United Kingdom? Below, you will find a map of all scuba diving sites in Lochaline, Scotland, United Kingdom in which you can dive and snorkel.

Scuba Diving and Snorkeling Sites List in Lochaline, Scotland, United Kingdom

Which diving sites are located in Lochaline, Scotland, United Kingdom? Below, you will find a list of all scuba diving sites in Lochaline, Scotland, United Kingdom in which you can dive and snorkel.


Scuba diving sites and photos from each diving site in Lochaline, Scotland, United Kingdom

Which diving sites in Lochaline, Scotland, United Kingdom have underwater photos? Below, you will find the list of scuba diving sites in Lochaline, Scotland, United Kingdom and a list of underwater photos for each diving site.

Marine Species and photos of each species in Lochaline, Scotland, United Kingdom

Which marine species can I observe in Lochaline, Scotland, United Kingdom? Below, you will find the list of marine species and the photos for each species.

Underwater Photographers and photos from each photographer with photos taken in Lochaline, Scotland, United Kingdom

Which photographers have taken underwater photos in Lochaline, Scotland, United Kingdom? Below, you will find the list of underwater photographers and their photos in Lochaline, Scotland, United Kingdom.

Scuba Diving centers in Lochaline, Scotland, United Kingdom

Which scuba diving centers can I dive with in Lochaline, Scotland, United Kingdom? Below, you can see the list of scuba diving centers in Lochaline, Scotland, United Kingdom. Click on “more info” to find out more about each scuba diving center.

There are no diving centers available

Liveaboards in Lochaline, Scotland, United Kingdom

Which liveaboard can I dive with in Lochaline, Scotland, United Kingdom? Below, you can see the list of liveaboard in Lochaline, Scotland, United Kingdom. Click on “more info” to find out more about each liveaboard.

There are no liveaboard available

Accommodation in Lochaline, Scotland, United Kingdom

Which accommodation can I rest after my dive in Lochaline, Scotland, United Kingdom? Below, you can see the list of accommodation in Lochaline, Scotland, United Kingdom. Click on “more info” to find out more about each accommodation.

There are no accommodation available