Diving With Seals In The Farne Islands

25th & 26th June 2015

Total Cost £150, Including Self catering accommodation. A deposit of £100 is required to secure your place.

 THE Boat – Farne Discovery – ‘The Power to Deliver’

Safety is paramount for Farne Island Divers. All passengers are thoroughly briefed on safety procedures before departure. Dive briefings are also mandatory upon arrival at all dive locations, prior to diving. MCA Cat4 coded to accommodate 12 divers and 2 crew members. This latest 32ft (10m) RHIB, is the perfect vessel for diving. Farne Discovery is purposely designed with a spacious, diver-friendly deck and central rack system for equipment storage with plenty of kitting-up space running each side. The hull sits low to the waterline enabling easy entry and exit to and from the water. Farne Discovery is powered by two four stroke Johnson outboard engines with combined engine power of 450hp, Farne Discovery has the speed to access all dive sites both safely and quickly.

Explore and dive, one of the most exhilarating dive locations in the UK with Farne Island Divers.

Farne Island Divers (dive charters) are operated by a dedicated crew of professionally qualified and experienced divers with extensive knowledge of diving in and around the Farne Islands.

Diving at the Farne Islands offers one of the finest underwater experiences in the UK.

Mostly consisting of 30 Islands and rocky outcrops the Farne Islands is also home to one of the largest colonies of grey seals. When diving it is very common to experience a friendly encounter with one of out most treasured local attractions.

The Farne Islands are off the coast of North Northumberland, between Bamburgh and A couple of miles south of Seahouses is the fishing village of Beadnell, where Farne Island Divers is operated from.A large commercial harbour at Seahouses is the hub of activity for day trips and pleasure boats that visit the islands hourly.

The small fishing village is also a popular location for shore dives, with huge and complex rock formations stretching into the sea all along the coast.Beadnell Bay is a popular watersports venue, with a wide array of different users flocking to the area.

From Seahouses there is ideal access for areas of interest up and down the coast, from Lindisfarne to Craster.

The Farne Islands, are less than 15 minutes away, with around 30 islands depending upon the tide, is a very popular location. With the largest colony of Grey seals in the North Sea, and huge colony’s of Terns, Puffins, Guillemots, Shags, Eider Ducks and Kittiwakes, there is plenty of wildlife to observe, depending upon the time of year you are visiting.

Accommodation

Accommodation is included in the trip cost. We use a variety of Hostels, Bunkhouses and cottages depending on the availability at the time and the number of people on the trip. The images below show the standard of  accommodation.