Dive Arranmore

Dive Arranmore

Family Fun Activities Arranmore Donegal

Dive Arranmore is based on Arranmore Island, off north west Donegal. Access to the island is by scheduled ferry services from Burtonport Harbour, located 7 kilometres from the nearest town of Dungloe. Arranmore is accessible in all seasons, offers excellent dive locations, abundant sea life, spectacular scenic locations, a broad range of accommodation options and recreational facilities.

Dive Arranmore, established in 2012, provides quality diving services and facilities, which serve to enhance the diving and recreational experience of its customers. With strict adherence to dive safety and regulations, all diving instruction/accompanied dives take place under the close guidance and supervision of Jim Muldowney, who is a qualified and highly experienced diving instructor.

The waters off Arranmore offer an excellent array of dive sites ranging from sheltered coves, wall dives and wrecks and the waters surrounding the island, support an abundance of sea life. Observe the many species such as cod, ling, conger eel, pollock, wrasse, skate, turbot, plaice and crustacea in their natural environment. Examine at close range the habitats which support a diverse range of cold water corals, sponges, sea slugs, sea urchins and starfishes.

By arranging your diving trip with Dive Arranmore, all the guess work will be removed as Jim will transport you directly to the finest dive sites off Arranmore, leaving you to relax and enjoy the dive. With a broad range of accommodation options and recreational facilities available, Arranmore Island is the perfect base from which you can enjoy your dive break.

Dive Arranmore services include snorkel lessons, shore dive, try a dive, accompanied dives, coxswain services, washing/drying gear and facilities for hire are snorkel equipment, dive gear, compressed air and nitrox.

Agency CFT qualifications include diver first responder, motor boat handling, rescue diver, nitrox diver, leading diver qualification, Mon 1 instructor, Mon 2 examiner, motor boat handling instructor, search and recovery instructor and gas blender. Agency: B.I.M qualification, P3 boat ticket and R.Y.A coastal skippers ticket.


The pristine waters surrounding Arranmore attract an abundance of marine life and the wide range of dive sites provide the finest diving for all levels of experience.

Sea Safari & Heritage Tours

There is no better way to view the spectacular coastlines and rugged beauty of the islands of the Rosses than from the sea. Join us on our fantastic Sea Safari Tour and view at close range, sea cliffs and stacks and abundant marine life. Enjoy the guided heritage tour, which recounts the history of the area, dating back to 1783, with the beginning of the Rutland Fisheries.

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