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Scimitar Diving

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Fantastic weekend diving

We have just finished a weekend Diving with Nick on Scimitar. Throughout the trip Planing stage... read more

Reviewed 2 July 2018
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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Great diving, great boat

The old saying location location location The boat is ideally situated at Portland marina. Car... read more

Reviewed 11 March 2018
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We are set within Portland Marina, host to the 2014 Olympic games with some of the best facilities within the industry. As well as a fully stocked shop, we also have 2 dedicated hardboats complete with diver lifts. Other services include a dive...more
14B Hamm Beach Road | Portland Marina, DT5 1DX, England
+44 7828 105476
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Reviewed 2 July 2018 via mobile

We have just finished a weekend Diving with Nick on Scimitar. Throughout the trip Planing stage Nick was always happy to provide advice and guidance. While diving we decided we would like to do a night dive in one of the harbour wrecks, Nick was...More

Thank Ted1701
Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

The old saying location location location The boat is ideally situated at Portland marina. Car parking, easy, boat loading, easy. Skipper, keen to see you have a great day. Weather, well, can’t help that! But with many options, if you can get diving somewhere, Nick...More

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Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

Cracking day out , staff were really friendly and helpful . Nice boat too with nice pies !! Definatly will return

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Reviewed 30 September 2014

Scimitar diving are exceptional. They have a large filling station for air/nitrox fills and the hard boats are purely for diving so are well kited out for divers, they offer hot drinks and chocolate biscuits of various descriptions and even cakes have been known to...More

Thank Damian B
JMS5577, Manager at Scimitar Diving, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2014

Thank you very much for the positive comments. It is nice to know that we are getting it right. hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 29 August 2014

I've never dived with Scimitar as I dive out of Weymouth and Portland with Eastleigh Sub Aqua Club on our club ribs. However, we all use Scimitar for cylinder fills. Never had a problem. We drop our cylinders off at the end of the day,...More

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JMS5577, Owner at Scimitar Diving, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2014

Hi, thank you for the review. We have invested a lot of money and i have "probably" the best staff for any dive centre on the south coast of the UK. You didn't give a full five stars so we obviously lived up to your...More

Reviewed 25 June 2014

Friendly, relaxed, but professional outfit. I had qualified as a PADI Open Water Diver, but had not dived since qualification. I dived with Falk, who was good company and very experienced. We dived on two wrecks, one within Portland harbour and one outside. Scimitar are...More

Thank colingjoh
Reviewed 8 June 2014

awesome service, very friendly and would definitely go back. easy to get to and next to modern services like showers and close to water

Thank warwickeivind
Reviewed 28 April 2014

I teach scuba diving for a profession, and always use Scimitar Diving when working from Portland. They are highly professional, offer excellent logistics, and have a knowledgable and friendly staff. Their safety systems are second to none. You will be very well looked after, enjoy...More

Thank Rich W
Reviewed 25 March 2014

We dived with Scimitar yesterday, and it was a great experience. We did this as one of our PADI Specialist Courses (Boat Diver) - and the teaching that we were given was of a very high standard, whilst still being good fun. The boat is...More

Thank Albia-Newton
JMS5577, Owner at Scimitar Diving, responded to this reviewResponded 3 April 2014

Thank you for the kind words. Hopefully see you guys again soon.

Reviewed 22 March 2014

Spent a very enjoyable weekend with these people. All the staff are knowledgable, friendly, helpful. The post dive hot drinks and food is instantaneous. Our group are returning soon for another weekend. If you are looking for diving in this area then do not hesitate...More

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