Stretching 1600 miles (2600 km) in length, Wild Atlantic Way is known for being the longest defined coastal route in the world. From start to finish, the wonder of nature unfolds in front of your eyes. The power of the ocean in these Irish waters and its imprint on the west coast of Ireland makes for some fantastic diving opportunities.
Discover the world famous Malin Head shipwreck sites paired with some of the finest clear waters in Europe. Scuba divers looking for their next adrenaline rush along the stretch of Wild Atlantic Way have a variety of wrecks, scenic or drift dives to feed their spirits.
Due to its location in the Atlantic Ocean the best time to dive Wild Atlantic Bay is from April to October. Many divers would want to consider a dry suit with hood and gloves all year round as water temperature can range from 9°C/39°F in April to 18°C /57°F in September.
Wind Atlantic Way winds all along the Irish west coast from the Inishowen Peninsula in the north, down to the town of Kinsale, County Cork, in the south.
Visitors can opt to fly to Cork, Shannon, Ireland West and Donegal or head to Dublin or Belfast and take the scenic cross-country route. Travellers that decide to come by ferry can head to the closest ports of Cork and Rosslar e with Dublin, Belfast and Larne all options too.