Family Diving Europe

Europe has long been a firm favourite for the quintessential family escape. And while it may not spring to mind when planning a family diving holiday, this continent packs a serious punch. Plus, short haul flights from the UK make these destinations an ideal place to learn to dive before committing to a long haul adventure. Add to that some of the best family-friendly hotels and you’re on to a real winner.

There's no better place to introduce the rugrats to diving than in Gozo. The laidback neighbour to Malta, Gozo boasts warm, calm waters with crystal clear visibility while fascinating wrecks, unique topographies and the Blue Hole keep drawing families back.

The Azores' volcanic islands, Europe's answer to Jurassic Park, have long been a favourite of Original Divers. There may not be dinosaurs, but head out on the waves and there's more than enough marine life to keep the whole family gawking, from whale and dolphin watching to diving with sharks and rays (for advanced divers), and the fascinating critters that lurk in the boulders of local dive sites.

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Jacqui is our 'Family Diving Europe' expert and as a seasoned traveller has the inside track on the most memorable adventures.

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