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South west Donegal enjoys superb clear waters and boasts outstanding underwater geographic features, with a wealth of reefs and wrecks. The stern platform off from Portnoo is ideal for scuba diving. Portnoo offers a great dive for beginners as its mostly sheltered with a sandy sea floor. For a more advance dive, you can take a charter boat further out and you will be nothing but delighted.


Diving profilePortnoo

  • Level: Beginners to Advanced
  • Min / max depth:  -
  • Seabed: Rock and sand
  • Average water Temperature: Winter/Spring (8ºC-12ºC) Summer/Autumn(10ºC-17ºC)
  • Visibility: Good
  • Best season for diving: April - October
  • Closest hyperbaric chamber: 59 km