Ireland Dive Sites

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Embark on an underwater adventure with our carefully selected dive sites, showcasing the vibrant marine life and captivating landscapes of Mulroy Bay, Tory Island, and the Sound of Mull. From the unique Massmount shore dive to the awe-inspiring Torys Cavern and Swim Throughs, each location offers a distinct underwater experience. Explore hidden gems like the Horn Head Archway and discover historical shipwrecks such as the Hispania and Thesis in the sheltered Sound of Mull. Whether you’re a novice or seasoned diver, our diverse sites promise an unforgettable journey into the depths.

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Massmount dive is a shore dive and only with the consent of landowners. The initial rock wall gives way to a muddy seabed at 20 meters. Full of marine life, especially gobies and blennies.

Dundooan Light is one of the best dives in Mulroy Bay. It is a reef dive that can be dived as a drift dive with seven knots tide or on slack as a reef. Its pristine waters are home to a wide variety of kelps, sponges, anemones, thornback raise, hydroids, nudibracks, butterfish, bib and occasional pollock sholas, congereels and shellfish.

Melmore is at the opening of Mulroy Bay and it has step walls with bolder rocks with 25 meter depth. There is a Chimney cave on the trip of the headland, which makes a lovely swim through. Pollock, Wrasse, Lobsters, Brown Crab, Ling and very occasionally the ugliest fish around, and Angler Fish.

This makes a nice bright dive on outside of the rocks. Clearly visible from the surface it provides a shear rock face down to 25 meters on its western side. The eastern side of the rock provides for shallow diving with a maximum depth of 10 meters.

This is a very scenic and colorful dive with loads of sponges anemone. Loads of rock pinnacles to dive between. Max depth 18 meters.

Tory Island with its crystal-clear rocky bottom makes for Donegal’s best diving. 

This dive has vertical cliff walls with a rocky seabed and huge bolders. The colorful walls are truly breathtaking.

This dive is truly breathtaking, you can swim along a vertical wall which leads you into a cavern. As you enter the cavern there is a huge bolder that you swim over that brings you into a huge room that has different swim throughs. This dive site starts at 25 meters and gets shallower as you finish. 

The Arch is only accessible in good sea conditions as it is very exposed to swell. It has a wonderful combination of rock formation features that sets it out as one of the best sites in the region.  This dive in on route back from Tory Island 25 meters max.

Lime Burner Rock is a Pinnacle from 4 meters down to 40 meters. It’s a spectacular dive. Here you will find large gullies, deep drop offs and prolific marine life. Crey fish, Lobsters and Sun Fish.
French Man’s Rock SV Gaelic Wreck is a Pinnacle rock down to 35 meters, which has breathtaking walls also has a large gully with the remains of SV Gaelic.
French Man’s Rock SV Gaelic Wreck is a Pinnacle rock down to 35 meters, which has breathtaking walls also has a large gully with the remains of SV Gaelic.
Hispania is a firm Sound of Mull’s favourite. She sank at the north end of the Sound just before Calve Island and is washed by the strong tides making this a slack water dive. The wreck is characterised by the wealth of life growing on the steel but look closely because there is a classic steamship underneath the squidge.

The Thesis is the first wreck passed as you enter the Sound of Mull, tucked on the North Morvern shore where she met her end. 

Type of Vessel: Steamship 

Depth: 12-29m 

Sinking: Hit a rock in 1889

Shuna is a classic steamship. Just a stone throw from the beach. This ship is living history sitting upright on the seabed. 

Type of Vessel; Steamship 

Depth: 26-34m 

Sinking: Ran aground 1913

The Rondo hit a small island in the elbow of the Sound of Mull and stuck fast. The ship was slowly salvaged until finally she slipped off the rocks and under the waves. Now the wreck lies on a steep slope where the bows are at the seabed at 50m but the rudder at the stern is in 6m. She lies opened and easy to navigate.

Type of vessel: Steamship
Depth: 6-50m

The Breda lies just outside Oban or Dunstaffnage in the sheltered waters of Armuchnish Bay. This iconic wreck is many folks first UK wreck dive allowing easy access to a wreck in easy conditions. She is a massive ship carrying a mixed cargo that was sank by enemy aircraft in the WW2. The wreck now lies upright on a muddy bottom in 32m with a least depth of around 12m allowing a perfect dive profile.

Type of Vessel: Dutch Steamship
Depth: 21-30m
Sinking: Bombed 1942