If you are looking for a reason to brave the UK waters and take the plunge with your drysuit specialty, the chance to dive with seals in the Farnes is surely it!
Blue Ocean Diving is once again running our ever popular trip to the Farne Islands, where you have the opportunity to dive with the beautiful labradors of the sea, the grey seals.
Playful, gentle and curious, these friendly creatures love to interact with the divers that visit them at their home off the Northumberland coast.
Everyone who has come along to a Blue Ocean Diving trip to dive with the seals at the Farne Islands has claimed it has been one of the best experiences of their lives. For most, it is a trip they return to do time and time again.
The Farnes is made up of 28 islands, their visibility varying depending on the tides. The islands and surrounding seas are an important wildlife habitat, with passengers only permitted to land on three of these islands by licensed boats only.
The Farne Islands are home to more than 8,000 grey seals and over 32,000 pairs of puffins, as well as hundreds of guillemots, razorbills, eider ducks, kittiwakes, fulmars, and common and sandwich terns.
The best time of year to dive with the seals are the months of August & September. Yes, it’s temperate, with water temperature ranging between 12ºC and 15ºC, so wetsuits are possible if you are feeling brave enough!
The number of adolescent seals at this time of year is at its highest, meaning they’ll be getting up close and personal with their inquisitive nature and playfulness, leaving you buzzing with the experience!
This trip option if for those that cannot make the full “Up-North” trip including CapernWray on Thurs-Friday…
You’ll travel independently – meeting the rest of the gang up in SeaHouses at the GuestHouse on Friday evening.
These trips are always popular and places are limited. Book early to guarantee your space!
Dates & Itinerary:
Depart Blue Ocean Diving: Friday 9th August, 2024
Diving at the Farne Islands: 10th and 11th August, 2024
Return to Blue Ocean Diving: Sunday 11th September, 2024
Price and Booking Information:
£350 per person based on double occupancy.
A deposit of £150 must be paid at time of booking.
Full payment of outstanding balance of £200 must be paid by 9th May, 2024.
- Boat Fees
- Air Re-Fills
- GuestHouse Accommodation
Transport fees are additional based on shared travel.
How to Book:
Book online now at the top of the page.
Alternatively, pop into the Dive Centre, call us on 01622 212022 or contact us via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
All online bookings are provisional and subject to availability.
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