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Porthkerris Divers

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Porth Kerris Porthkerris Cove, St Keverne, Helston, England
+44 1326 280620
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The most beautiful shore diving in the country and more!

I took my 14 year old duaghter to do her PADI Open Water at Porthkerris this year. A fully... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
William R
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A wonderful time in my life

This was my first ever visit to Porthkerris for some camping and outstanding diving. The welcome... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
alj51
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Porthkerris Divers is a family run, family friendly, beach front dive centre. Onsite facilities include a dive shop, compressor room, kit store, camping, electric hookups, self catering accommodation, toilets, showers,lecture room etc. We offer hardboat diving, basking shark boat trips and have a beautiful shore dive here on site. Most of the wonderful dive sites are only a 10 minute boat ride away. We do both BSAC and PADI courses from beginner upwards, as well as guided dives. We have a beach cafe whichserves excellent homemade cakes, meals, breakfasts etc. Porthkerris is also great for kayaking, walking, swimming, fishing, sunbathing and relaxing......
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Porth Kerris Porthkerris Cove, St Keverne, Helston, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I took my 14 year old duaghter to do her PADI Open Water at Porthkerris this year. A fully stocked and well manned, family run dive center with htrat and enthusiastic staff made the the best place we could have hoped for. The jewl in...More

Thank William R
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was my first ever visit to Porthkerris for some camping and outstanding diving. The welcome you receive is incredibly warm and friendly. Hats off to Linda who was always very supportive throughout the weekend and did everything she could to make my stay as...More

Thank alj51
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A young family member has just completed a PADI Open Water course at Porthkerris Divers, ALL the staff, without fail were extremely friendly, professional and welcoming. Dave Roberts the Instructor was outstanding in particular. The facilities are extremely good too with a great shop, clean...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a breathtaking place to park up for the night. Be warned, it’s a breathtaking drive through the lanes too. A tad expensive by park standards but there are limited spots so it’s fairly exclusive. Based in a tiny bay we overlooked the sea....More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our dive club (Ocean Diver – based in South London) organised a long weekend trip to Porthkerris Divers for 2 days of boat dives coupled with day and night shore dives. What can I say – the trip was fantastic – we are already booking...More

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Reviewed 17 June 2018 via mobile

From your greeting by the resident peacock, chickens, cat and dog on arrival, to well equipped sea view apartments and glorious diving. I was here earlier in the month for a weekend long club trip and thanks to Porthkerris divers, have fallen in love with...More

Thank PickleRickC137
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Reviewed 2 June 2018 via mobile

The people at Porthkerris could not be more helpful, especially when it turned out I'd muddled the dates! They sorted everything out and we had a brilliant time. Mike, the skipper was extremely knowledgeable, helpful and patient and the ladies in the shop - Jo,...More

Thank Trish C
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Reviewed 3 September 2017

This was the first time Bicester sub aqua club had visited Porthkerris Dives we were very impressed with the service they offed the staff were friendly and knowledgeable they have tables to set up on and the boat drove up onto the shore we walked...More

1  Thank drbryant1709
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Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

Staying on site, my husband and son shocked me by opting for a try dive when they're both usually nervous around the sea - proud moment as they were swept up in the atmosphere- after filling forms and checking details they were sadly unable to...More

1  Thank Loopyloomunday
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Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

We come down to Porthkerris every year with Bury 601 and this time there were about 20 divers. There is a relay process for the dives and the turnaround is really quick. Good cafe on site with lovely home baked brownies. Air is £5 a...More

1  Thank lynda h
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Bob R
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Hi, the road to the campsite is a newly tarmacked single lane road. It is steep in places with a couple of sharp corners but people do often bring caravans, so depends on how confident you are with towing and the size of... More
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