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VOBSTER QUAY OPEN WATER ACTIVITY CENTRE
VOBSTER QUAY
SURFACE WATER TEMP:  16.5 °C    UPDATED:  12-06-2024
SURFACE WATER TEMP:  16.5 °C
IMPORTANT SAFETY UPDATE - Bringing a child to Vobster? important guidance now available
DIVING, SWIMMING & PADDLE SPORTS
WELCOME TO VOBSTER QUAY
Welcome to the UK's friendliest inland scuba diving, open water swimming and stand-up paddleboarding venue.
We offer the perfect blend of awesome open water activities and a great range of facilities sure make your visit relaxing and fun. Whether you're a scuba or freediver, open water swimmer or you enjoy nothing more than a relaxing paddle, Vobster Quay is for you. With 36-acres of water and a full range of onsite facilities, we are one of the UK's premier locations for open water leisure activities. Note that paddle sports are available between April to October only.

IMPORTANT: Please do not visit us if you are not a current member (or a guest or student) and have not booked a session - you will not be able to enter. For full details on how to visit us, check out our handy guide to planning your visit.
Can I visit Vobster Quay?
To enjoy open water activities at Vobster Quay, we ask that you are able to meet these simple requirements:

  • You must be a current member of Vobster Quay. We offer swim, dive and paddle visitors a range of cost effective membership options.
  • Alternatively, you are a pre-registered guest of a Vobster Quay member. Guests must be accompanied by the member that invited them.
  • Alternatively, you are a pre-registered trainee diver or swimmer attending Vobster Quay for the sole purpose of participating in a training course. You should join the group booking created by your instructor.
  • You have read through, completed and signed our terms & conditions and health questionnaire via our online booking portal at app.vobster.com.
  • You have prebooked your attendance via our online booking portal. Please do not turn up if you have not booked a session.
What about non-member divers?
Want to dive at Vobster Quay but not a member? From Sunday 7th April 2024, non-member divers will be able to prebook a diving session at Vobster on a Sunday afternoon between 14:00 - 20:00. Open dive session only available between April - October.
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LATEST VOBSTER NEWS
2nd May 2024
YOUR SUMMER STARTS HERE!
Can you feel it? The days are drawing out and the water temperature is heading in the right direction. Yes folks, Summer is almost here and so it's time to switch to our Summer opening hours. From Thurday 2nd May until the end of September, we'll be offering extended Summer opening hours for swim, diving and paddle sports members.
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14th March 2024
NIGHT DIVING RETURNS IN APRIL
Join us on the first two Thursdays in April for the very best night diving at Vobster Quay. Whether you're hankering after a relaxing post-work dive or you're an instructor planning to run a night dive specialty, don't miss this great opportunity to explore Vobster under the cover of darkness.
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29th January 2024
NOTICE OF ROAD CLOSURE
Planning to visit Vobster Quay in early February? We would like to make you aware of an access restriction to our site from Monday 5th February to Friday 9th February. If you plan to visit us during this period of disruption, we suggest you take a few minutes to familiarise yourself with these restrictions in order to minimise their impact.
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8th January 2024
WINTER SWIM UPDATE
Get your 2024 swim season off to a 'fresh' start with a spot of Winter swimming right here at Vobster Quay. To ensure that you stay safe and have fun, we've introduced some all-important changes to our safety procedures. Please take a few minutes to familiarise yourself with these changes to prepare for a Winter full of refreshing swimming.
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FABULOUS ONSITE FACILITIES
As the UK's friendliest inland diving centre, we pride ourselves on constantly striving to deliver a level of service and facilities that are second to none - all backed up, of course, by our signature sparkly welcome!
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