There are several dive shops in the area. They offer a range of services from servicing kit, to courses and manufacturing suits. All supply gas and new gear too. Their listing here does not mean that we endorse their products and services.

Important note: With Covid-19 issues, many dive centres have been opening in different ways to "normal". Please check their respective websites or social media pages prior to popping in.

Solent Divers

Our most local dive shop is Solent Divers, which are located in Portsmouth.

Air is available to 232 BAR. Nitrox and Trimix are not available.

Address: 122-128 Lake Rd, Portsmouth PO1 4HH

Telephone: 023 9281 4924

Opening hours:

Monday

8am–4:30pm

Tuesday

8am–4:30pm

Wednesday

8am–4:30pm

Thursday

8am–4:30pm

Friday

8am–4:30pm

Saturday

8am–4:30pm

Sunday

Closed

They stock a range of dive gear and accessories. If you would like something else, they will order in anything they don’t currently have on the shelves. If you want your regs serviced, then this is a good place to visit. Cylinders can be brought here too for testing or O2 servicing.

Solent Divers make their own neoprene suits to order.

Triton Scuba

Based in Southsea Triton Scuba is PADI 5 Star shop that can supply all your diving needs. Air and Nitrox are available.

Address: 161 Highland Rd, Portsmouth PO4 9EY

Telephone: 023 9283 8773

Opening times:

Monday:

9.00 to 17.00

Tuesday

9.00 to 17.00

Wednesday

9:00 to 17:00

Thursday

9:00 to 17:00

Friday

9:00 to 17:00

Saturday

9:00 to 17:00

Sunday

9:00 to 17:00 

Andark

Just up the M27/A27, near to Southampton, is Andark.

Air (up to 300 BAR), Nitrox and Trimix is available.

Address: 256 Bridge Road, Lower Swanwick, Southampton, Hampshire  SO31 7FL

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Telephone: 01489 581755

Opening hours:

Monday

9am - 7.00pm

Tuesday

9am - 6.00pm

Wednesday

9am - 7.00pm

Thursday

9am - 6.00pm

Friday

9am - 6.00pm

Saturday

9am - 5:30pm

Sunday

9.30am - 5.00pm

Andark stocks a wide range of gear for water sports users, including divers. As a PADI 5 Star centre with their own swimming pool and purpose-built lake, they are in a very good position to offer diver training. They can service your regs. Cylinders can be brought in for testing or O2 servicing.

Mulberry Marine Experiences

(previously known as Mulberry Divers)

Based in Selsey, Mulberry Marine Experiences is an SSI Diamond Dive Centre. They offer a selection of both Scuba and Freediving courses.

Air & Nitrox to 300 BAR.

Address: 9 Orchard Parade, East Beach, Selsey, West Sussex  PO20 0NS

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Telephone: 01243 601000

Opening hours:

Monday:

Closed

Tuesday

Closed

Wednesday

9:00 to 17:00

Thursday

9:00 to 17:00

Friday

9:00 to 17:00

Saturday

9:00 to 17:00

Sunday

10:00 to 17:00 

Please note: When Mulberry Diver is operating, the Dive Centre opens 1 hour prior to the first boat of the day to allow for booking in and collection of equipment.

Mulberry Marine Experiences offer a range of goodies for the Scuba diver and freediver. They keep a good stock of dive gear and can easily order anything that isn’t on the shelves. As an SSI Diamond Dive Centre, they offer a good range of diver courses for the beginner to the experienced.

They often run Marshalled Dives off the beach near the Selsey Lifeboat Station, when the tides are right.

If you require your regs to be serviced, then you can bring them in here. Cylinders can be brought in for testing or O2 servicing.