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Diving Oban

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There is diving here to suit everyone, from pleasant scenic dives in wrecks both shallow and deep, to hairy drift dives with tidal flows exceeding 15 knots and deep drop offs.

The marine life is abundant, with walls covered in anemones, sea squirts and sponges, lobsters and conger eels. You can also discover wildlife such as otters, seals and skate that teem in these pure waters.

When to dive Oban

The best time to dive in Oban is between June-September. Water temperature from Jan-March will sit around 4 °C (39°F) and will rise to around 14°C (64°F) in July-September.

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Oban can also be easily reached by train from Glasgow or by timetabled coaches from Glasgow or Inverness. Oban Airport sits 5 miles out of the town and serves the islands of Coll, Tiree, Islay and Colonsay. From Aberdeen it is around a 4 hour drive, or you can travel by train via Dundee and Glasgow.

International airports
Oban Airport (OBN)
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