There’s so much more to Portland Harbour and the adjacent coastline than what you see on the surface. Below the waves there’s a whole new world to explore, rich with shipwrecks and sea life. The Jurassic coastline has a wealth of vessels littering the seabed who were wrecked trying to round the infamous Portland Bill or driven ashore along Chesil Beach. Great galleons and imposing warships lie in the depths and now provide habitats for fish and other marine life.
We have several resident dive charter specialists at the marina as well as a Portland Gas Shack on-site to top up your tanks and provide kit to hire or purchase. All are experienced and well qualified to guide you through the underwater world!
- Skin Deep Diving.
- Skin Deeper Dive Charter (Part of Portland Gas Shack)
- Scimitar Diving.
- Sea Leopard
Learn to dive;
- If you're new to diving, Jurassic Aquasports offer BSAC dive tuition as well as dive charters and boat handling courses onboard their dedicated dive power catamaran.
- Dive Beyond is based just around the corner from the marina in Castletown and keep their two RIB’s with us in our Dry Stack and offer SSSI and PADI courses as well as dive charters and kit hire.
Just around the corner from us is O'Three, specialists in diving equipment and apparel as well as offering dry and wet suit repairs.
If you prefer one fin over two, speak to Oona at Portland Gas Shack about Portland Mertails Academy, PADI and SSI mermaid courses and the Portland Merpod! 🧜🏽♀️ Combining the discipline of freediving with a touch of magic and lots of fun, all are welcome.