What is Oyster Diving?
Oyster Diving is a diving training and travel centre. We offer PADI scuba diving courses and we take people out to experience the amazing life beneath the waves.
The UK is an island nation, yet very few people go out and explore the ocean that surrounds us. Especially down here in Brighton, there is an amazing amount of aquatic life that dwells in the sea just outside all our front doors.
What is Oyster Diving doing to support the biosphere?
Connecting people to nature
At Oyster Diving, we take pride in letting people explore the underwater world that so few get to experience. From cuttlefish to catsharks, dolphins to anemones, swimmer crabs to spider crabs, we love taking divers out to investigate the diverse and living coast.
We train people through from discover scuba diving all the way to their instructor levels. In each of our courses, we include information about local wildlife, and what we can do, as divers and, to help protect the marine environment.
Cleaning up the biosphere
Every time we dive, whether it is walking off the shore, or back rolling off a boat, we bring bags to collect any rubbish that we find. The last thing you want to see as a diver is a bin bag drifting by, or a piece of fishing line wrapped around a fish. We bring the trash out when we find it, to dispose of it in the proper bin!
Supporting an important ocean conservation charity
With each course we do, there is an option of donating to The Shark Trust, a charity whose mission is to protect sharks through positive change, using science, education, influence and action.
We want to support The Shark Trust in their vision of a future where sharks are able to survive and thrive within a happy and healthy marine ecosystem. Few people appreciate the role that sharks take in healthy oceans, or that you can see them off our very own coast!