Top Snorkeling and Scuba Diving in County Galway

Ready to check out the best sites in County Galway for scuba diving, snorkeling, shore diving, free diving or other ocean activities? Zentacle has 6 dive sites, snorkel spots, beaches, and more. Discover hand-curated maps, along with reviews and photos from nature lovers like you. No matter what you're looking for, you can find a diverse range of the best ocean activities in County Galway to suit your needs.
County Galway dive site map
Inish Barna

#1 - Inish Barna

Ireland, Connaught, Galway

intermediate
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It is outstanding spot to meet four really big Conger' Eals. They are quite friendly and use to play with divers. Thy will be happy when you bring some tuna with you. Connemara, Ireand. Site can be accessed only from the boat. You can use local Scuba Dive West dive centre or in you have your own rib you can easy launch it from Reosroe Pier slip.
Galway Quarry

#2 - Galway Quarry

Ireland, Connaught, Galway

beginner
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It is old slate quarry. Unfortunately main gate is closed so you will have to park car by the road, gear up and take 5-min walk.
Salthill

#3 - Salthill

Ireland, Connaught, Galway

beginner
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Nothing really exciting. Just another place to dive if have no place to go an you are around. Good spot for practise with not experience divers.
Lough Rea

#4 - Lough Rea

Ireland, Connaught, Galway

beginner
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It is really nice spot for practice and training. There is no mud on the bottom and big part of bottom of this lake is covered by small kind of water grass. Nice viz. Lough Rea is also known as Loughrea.
Fishing Boat Wreck

#5 - Fishing Boat Wreck

Ireland, Connaught, Galway

intermediate
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Killary Harbour, Rosroe Pier. You can reach the wreck site from the boat, r just take a 100m swim on th surface, and descent by the last grey boy.
Coral Beach

#6 - Coral Beach

Ireland, Connaught, Galway

beginner
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Current can be quite strong at the begin and end of tide. Carraroe. Easily accessed from he shore.