Austria - Austria In Austria, there are a lot of keen divers who only have one problem. They don't have a coastline! That's no problem though because they do have lots of beautiful Alpine lakes which offer year round diving.
France - France France is the nearest diving destination country to the UK that can offer a wide range of diving suitable for all grades of divers, together with excellent facilities, pleasant surroundings and easy access.
France - Northern France Northern France offers diving and cold water conditions very similar to those experienced in southern England. What therefore might attract UK divers to the area? The answer lies in the many wrecks on the seabed in an area that is closer to home for many divers than Scapa Flow.
Germany - Germany Germany does boast a coastline on the Baltic and offers the opportunity for some good wreck diving. Inland, there are many lakes and flooded quarries that, while not being inspiring dive sites, provide training opportunities. Cave diving is also popular in some areas of the country.
Greenland - Arctic/Antarctic A trip to the Arctic or the Antarctic is more than just a diving holiday: it's an expedition quite literally to the ends of the Earth.
Ireland - Achill Island Achill island has classic west coast scenery with dramatic cliffs and beautiful beaches. It is a popular spot for many watersports not just diving. If you are unfortunate enough to be blown out there is always surfing, with plenty of climbing and walking in the area too.
Ireland - Baltimore Baltimore is a small village in West Cork and is one of the southern-most places in Ireland. The diving here is among the best in Ireland and it is becoming a regular club trip destination during the summer months.
Ireland - Dublin Bay Dublin Bay diving is probably underrated by the diving community in Ireland. While Dublin Bay can't match the 30-40m visibility and majestic underwater scenery found in the west of Ireland, it can provide some of the most challenging and enjoyable diving to be found anywhere in the country.
Ireland - Hook Head During the summer months Hook Head offers some of the best boat diving in the country on sites such as the Girl Arleen, Western Rock and Three Mile Rock. Couple this with the fact that it is only three hours from Dublin and you have a recipe for a great trip!
Ireland - Inishboffin Inishboffin is an island off the west coast of Ireland, west of Killary Harbour and at the joint of the counties Galway and Mayo. It is a world apart from the hustle and bustle of city life!
Ireland - Kilkee Kilkee lies right on the west coast of Clare with nothing much between it and America. With the full force of the Atlantic rolling in, it can be very weather-dependent. However if you do get out the water is usually extremely clear and the underwater topography makes for many great dives.
Ireland - Kilkieran Bay Kilkieran Bay is where many Dublin University trained divers take their first little fin-strokes. The Novice Trip, their annual spring training trip, has been held here for close on ten years, and they just keep coming back. They also dive here in late December and early January on their annual New Year's Trip.
Ireland - Republic of Ireland Overview Ireland is the 3rd largest island in Europe with the Republic filling the larger southern portion. Separated from Great Britain by the Irish Sea, Ireland faces the Atlantic Ocean to the west and consequently suffers at times from strong winds and rain.
Ireland - The Saltees The Saltee Islands lie about five kilometres south of Kilmore Quay which is twenty-three kilometres from Wexford. The islands are a well known bird sanctuary. They'ree only a few hours from Dublin and the diving is superb.
Ireland - Valentia There are many excellent sites around Valentia that make the long drive well worth it. The Skelligs make a spectacular dive. Plenty to keep the sports divers happy.
Norway - Norway Norway is a ruggedly beautiful country of mountains and fjords with a long coastline offering some of the cleanest and clearest waters in Europe. Currents from the North Atlantic carry nutrient rich water amongst the many islands, creating a varied and colourful underwater world.
Ukraine - Ukraine Ukraine is situated in the south-eastern part of Central Europe and has its own territory, government, national emblem, flag and anthem. It borders on Russia, Byelorussia, Moldova, Slovakia, Roumania, Hungary and Poland on land and Russia, Georgia, Bulgaria, Roumania and Turkey on sea.