Diving the Isle of Man

The Isle of Man, with its extremely diverse and plentiful marine life, offers excellent diving. The waters are clear and nurture teeming communities of plants and animals.

The island is situated in the Irish Sea, between Britain and Ireland. It is independent with its own government. The best diving is on the South of the island, especially in the Calf of Man.

Tom Pot Blenny. Copyright Tim Nicholson
Tompot Blenny, Parablennius gattorugine, taken on the Isle of Man by Tim Nicholson

Getting to The Isle of Man

You can fly to the Isle of Man, or take a ferry, from Britain or Ireland. For details of ferries contact IoM Ferry - telephone +44 (0)1624 661661. For flights - Aer Lingus, British Airways, EasyJet and Flybe fly direct from 10 airports. Search for options below with Skyscanner.

Recompression Facilities

Recompression facilities are at Douglas, IoM and are co-ordinated through the coast guard: dial 999 or VHF Channel 16. They can also be contacted on (01624) 626394.

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