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Big Squid


Why Choose Big Squid?

Our team of instructors and divemasters have been selected on account of their diving experience, patience, organisational skills, and ability to relate to people. They all remember that diving is fun!

Unlike some other dive schools our professional staff are paid, we believe this results in a high level of motivation and professionalism.

We work strictly within the guidelines established by the HSE, which include proper team size and instructor to student ratios. (You won’t find this everywhere!)

All our equipment is regularly serviced and maintained within HSE guidelines. You will have have access to the latest equipment during your training.

Our Dive centre offers a relaxing learning environment and our carefully selected swimming pools provide a fantastic training environment. (You won’t find yourself sharing a pool with swimmers.)

Extra Costs:
We are clear in informing you in advance of your course of any extra costs you may incur. You won’t be charged separately for course materials, air fills, or equipment hire as they are all included in our course prices.

After training with us you will be invited to join our dive club.
Regular UK dive trips are advertised to diving club members first. Diving club members also get first option on our diving trips we also have a range of regular social events that you can attend.





PADI Courses

Big squid offer a variety of PADI courses for Beginners and Qualified divers from our 5* dive centre in Clapham.



Scuba Diving Equipment Shop

Come and visit us at our scuba diving equipment shop in Clapham, London or shop online

We stock a wide selection of scuba diving and snorkeling equipment from major brands, including Fourth Element,  Scubapro,  Mares,  Cressi,  Oceanic,  Atomic, O’Neill,  Suunto, Dive Rite,  Apeks,  Aqualung and more.

We also provide:



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Big Squid Team.

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