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Scapa Scuba

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Lifeboat House Dundas Street | Dundas Street, Stromness KW16 3DA, Scotland
+44 1856 851218
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Beyond expectations

I wasn't too sure about spending 3 days diving as I always get cold. However, 3 days wasn't enough... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Stephanie S
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Summer on Orkney

If you are a diver Scapa Scuba is the place to visit! Lots of goodies & shinny things in the shop... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Scuba-monkey001
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Whether you are a complete beginner, an experienced diver, used to warm water or cold, dive Scapa Flow with Scapa Scuba -Orkney's only PADI Dive Centre! Home to the German High Seas Fleet that was scuttled here on 21st June 1919, Scapa Flow is undoubtedly one of the best dive sites in the world. Offering a full range of Diver Training and Guided Dives, we make Scapa Flow accessible to all levels
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Lifeboat House Dundas Street | Dundas Street, Stromness KW16 3DA, Scotland
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"dry suit"
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"churchill barriers"
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"open water course"
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"dive master"
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"great diving"
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"dive shop"
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"dive trip"
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"days diving"
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"initial contact"
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"guided dives"
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"dive sites"
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"responded promptly"
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"rental gear"
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"sea life"
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"underwater experience"
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"my advanced open water"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I wasn't too sure about spending 3 days diving as I always get cold. However, 3 days wasn't enough. We spent the first day doing drysuit training at the Churchill barriers then 2 days on the flow. Dry suit dives even in the cold waters...More

Thank Stephanie S
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Katie M, Manager at Scapa Scuba, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

An absolutely lovely review - thank you so so much! We have such a fantastic team working this year - brilliant instructors and cracking DMs. Couldn't be happier! So pleased that you loved it all so much! Thank you very much indeed for this message....More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you are a diver Scapa Scuba is the place to visit! Lots of goodies & shinny things in the shop for all your tech needs. Super service if you have a broken zip, neck seal etc and will often get a next day repair...More

Thank Scuba-monkey001
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Katie M, Manager at Scapa Scuba, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Such a super review - thank you so much! Just lovely! Thank you!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I went scuba diving today with James and Havier who both were absolutely incredible. I was really struggling at the start of the dive, having never been diving before, I couldn’t grasp the breathing. James and Havier were both patient and kind and I honestly...More

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Katie M, Manager at Scapa Scuba, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Robyn, what a lovely review - thank you very much indeed for taking the time to write it. So delighted to hear that you enjoyed the dive once you were settled and that the team helped so much with that. I've passed your feedback...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Back for another block of diving. Completed my deep course with Jon and Tom as buddy. Great few dives with well run and super safe visit to the wrecks. Loved the battleship- a reason to go deep all by itself. Also the friendly seal on...More

1  Thank MKkim-Glasgow
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Katie M, Manager at Scapa Scuba, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Brilliant! So so pleased that you loved your Deep Diver course with us so much.Such a great course to do here in Scapa! I know Jon and Tom loved diving with you again - thank you so much! A seal too - that was the...More

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Reviewed 23 June 2018 via mobile

2 novices on a try- a - dive . Felt 100% safe in good hands and yet had a fun dive on a Scapa Flow wreck . Great visibility around the wreck with marine life . Excellent pre- dive training so felt confident and relaxed....More

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Katie M, Manager at Scapa Scuba, responded to this reviewResponded 25 June 2018

Hi there Chris - thanks so much for the great review! Delighted that you enjoyed it and felt safe, that's just so important to us. And you got to see the woolly pigs too haha! Love them! Hope to see you and the family again...More

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Reviewed 23 June 2018 via mobile

Truly excellent 4 day experience, one i will never forget, Scapa Scuba are a very friendly professional outfit, if anyone is considering Scuba diving, go to the good old Orkney island’s and get an experience you will also truly remember. My brother and me had...More

1  Thank davemore38
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Katie M, Manager at Scapa Scuba, responded to this reviewResponded 25 June 2018

Hi Dave, thanks so much for the lovely review! We had such a brilliant time diving with you and Gogs and you did so well battling with the elements last week! I've passed your thanks on to the team who were all very touched by...More

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Reviewed 22 June 2018 via mobile

If a dive shop could be 6 star then this dive centre would qualify! Prior to my arrival Katie & Sara were always happy to help - especially when I had to change my arrival due to a family emergency they were able to shift...More

1  Thank Adam M
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Katie M, Manager at Scapa Scuba, responded to this reviewResponded 25 June 2018

Hi Adam! Well what a fantastic review - thank you very much indeed for taking the time to put together such kind feedback, we really do appreciate it and I've passed it on to everyone here. We're missing you already! Felt like you became part...More

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Reviewed 25 May 2018

Scapa Scuba office staff was so helpful making arrangements for my four days of diving with their guides. Coming from the US I had many questions and I always received quick and detailed responses. Once I was in Stromness and diving with Scapa Scuba, the...More

1  Thank KevinGolds
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Katie M, Manager at Scapa Scuba, responded to this reviewResponded 28 May 2018

Hi Kevin, thank you so much for the lovely review - very much appreciated! I have passed it onto the team and Andy too. Our guys had a brilliant few days diving with you. So pleased we managed to get you on some of the...More

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Reviewed 19 February 2018

We dove two days with the team at Scapa Scuba with the goal of getting our Dry Suit certification and diving some of the wrecks in the flow. The team at Scapa Scuba had clearly seen this routine a thousand times and was well prepared...More

Thank TKScuba
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Katie M, Manager at Scapa Scuba, responded to this reviewResponded 20 February 2018

Hi there! Thank you so much for your great review, very much appreciated. So pleased that you enjoyed your course and the Scapa Flow dives, despite the weather. Hopefully see you if you're ever in Orkney again! All the best, Katie

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Reviewed 14 October 2017

While diving the German High Seas Wrecks I developed problems with me Drysuit. On the advice of the dive boat I was staying on, advised me to take over the Scapa Scuba. They took the suit right in, found the problem , repaired it and...More

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Katie M, Manager at Scapa Scuba, responded to this reviewResponded 16 October 2017

Hi there, thank you so much for taking the time to write such a brilliant review! Very pleased that you were happy with both the service and the repair. We absolutely hate to think of anyone missing out on our amazing diving here due to...More

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