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Learn to Scuba Dive with Andark Diving

with over 30 years experience of teaching Scuba Diving, Andark can offer a vast choice of Scuba Diving Lessons/Qualifications for every need from Padi Openwater & Padi Advanced to Instructor Level.  Achieve your PADI Scuba Diving Qualification with us.

Andark’s on-site heated swimming pool , purpose built diver training lake, classrooms and free car parking makes learning to scuba diving so easy.

Whether you are new to scuba diving or are an experienced diver looking for new challenges, Andark Diving can offer you a wide range of scuba diving courses from Padi  Discover Scuba Experience up to professional Instructor level qualifications and a variety of non-diving courses.

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Our Facilities

We know you’ll be impressed with the facilities that Andark has to offer, from our on-site indoor heated pool with a 3.4 metres deep end giving a realistic simulation of open water diving, Open water diving lake 60m x 40m which is 7m deep with training platforms at 1.5m and 3.5m, 3 on-site air-conditioned classrooms, and modern well-maintained equipment. All this is complemented by one of the largest retail facilities on the south coast. Don’t forget to ask for your Andark student discount once booked on your course.

Andark Diving Lake
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Our Instructors

Andark’s team of 4 full time, and many part time instructors has an impressive amount of knowledge and experience in all diving areas, as well as in years!
The team is dedicated to offering a professional and safe environment to learn in, without forgetting the important aspects of learning, helping you to relax and have fun.
Carl Yates, our training Manager and PADI Course Director, coordinates the team and maintains a system of continuing quality control that guarantees the best possible service available. Learn more about our instructors on our ‘Meet the Team‘ page.

Opening Times

We are open 7 days a week, except Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day.

Monday 10am - 6.30pm
Tuesday10am - 5pm
Wednesday10am - 6.30pm
Thursday10am - 5pm
Friday 10am - 5pm
Saturday9am - 5pm
Sunday10am - 1pm

Please refer to course information for relevant start times.

Andark established 1976

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256 Bridge Road,
Lower Swanwick,
Hampshire UK,
SO31 7FL

Call us on: +44 (0)1489 581755
Fax us on: +44 (0)1489 575223

Padi 5*

Winner of the DIVER Magazine Awards for Dive Centre of the Year 2017 & 2018!

PADI 5* IDC Diver Training Centre

About Andark

Andark was formed in 1976 , originally as a diving contractor working on many underwater projects from ship hull surveys to underwater construction and marine salvage. In 1980 we diversified into scuba diver training . Today Andark is one of the country’s biggest leisure diving schools offering a range of world-recognised dive courses.


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