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Welcome To the UK Diving Academy

The UK Diving Academy stands as as a premier PADI 5* Instructor Development Dive Centre based in Wokingham, Reading, United Kingdom.

We are proud to provide an extensive range of PADI Scuba Diving Experiences and Courses. These offerings span the spectrum, beginning with the introductory PADI Discover Scuba Diving also known as "Try Dive" experience,

We also offer PADI core courses including the PADI Open Water Diver, PADI Advanced Open Water Diver, PADI Rescue Diver. Furthermore, our comprehensive curriculum includes PADI Youth Scuba Diving Academy, Technical Diving Academy, and PADI Instructor Training Academy. For those seeking alternative aquatic adventures Snorkelling, PADI Freediving Academy, PADI Mermaid Academy, and First Aid Training.

We are offering courses in Abingdon, Bracknell, Henley, London, Maidenhead, Oxford, Reading, Swindon, Wiltshire, Wokingham.

Our experienced and friendly instructors will guide you through every step of the way, ensuring a safe and unforgettable experience. Whether you're a complete beginner or looking to take your skills to the next level, we've got you covered. Don't miss out on the adventure of a lifetime.

Your Local Eco Dive Centre

The Uk Diving Academy is built upon four core pillars, with sustainability and conservation being central to our business and winning us our PADI Eco Dive Centre Award. When we started Uk Diving Academy we had one goal in mind. We wanted to create something different. We found ourselves asking what happened to the adventure in diving? 

The thrill of exploring a new place for the first time. The passion to dive sites, and finding marine life that many have never seen before, while still being able to protect our oceans.

Embark on your underwater journey with us!

Join The UK Diving Academy and discover the wonders of the deep blue. Whether you're a novice eager to take your first breath underwater or an experienced diver looking to enhance your skills, we're your ultimate destination for diving excellence. Dive into adventure and conservation with us today!

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Join The Elite, Become a PADI Professional

Elevate your diving passion to a professional level with The UK Diving Academy! Our renowned PADI 5* Instructor Development Center is your pathway to becoming a certified diving professional. Let us guide you through instructor training and unlock a world of opportunities beneath the waves. Take the plunge and go professional with us!

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UK Diving Academy Shop

Uk Diving Academy Online Store is the perfect place to go for all your scuba diving, snorkelling, freediving and mermaiding equipment needs. Our store has the largest range of scuba diving equipment in the UK we stock the latest diving gear including Dive ComputersBuoyancy Control Devices (BCDs), regulators, prescription dive masks, diving wetsuits and diving drysuits are always available in store and online.

We take pride in stocking the biggest brands in the diving industry including the full range of Shearwater Dive Computers and a massive choice from Cressi, Mares, Halcyon, Santi, Suex and Waterproof to name just a few. Whether you are after the latest Halcyon regulator for cold water diving or a lightweight travel regulator, a fully integrated jacket style BCD or a technical Halcyon diving wing system, or even a brighter than the sun dive torch, we'll have the perfect piece of dive equipment for you.

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Join UK Diving Academy Dive Club

Experience the adventure, camaraderie, and shared passion by joining our Club at The UK Diving Academy, our Club is open to Scuba Divers, Freedivers and Mermaids. Dive into a world of exciting activities, training, and events that cater to your diving interests. Whether you're a beginner or a seasoned diver, our Club offers a welcoming community for all. Join us today and dive into a sea of unforgettable experiences!

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Need A Quick Refresher?

Haven’t been diving lately and want a quick scuba refresher? 

PADI ReActivate is the perfect way to update your dive skills and knowledge from the PADI Open Water Diver course before jumping back into the water. 

Whether you want a few reminders or need to go over the basics, ReActivate ensures you’re prepared for your next PADI course or diving holiday. 

Brush up on scuba fundamentals using the interactive online program, then meet up with a PADI Professional to review your in-water skills.

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