Padi Scuba Diving

Orca Scuba Diving Academy

Essex leading PADI 5 Star IDC Scuba Diving Centre. Delivering training from beginner to professional 

Scuba Diving Course

Diving Equipment Servicing

Childrens Scuba Diving

Scuba Diving Holidays/Trips

Schools & Organisations 

What our Customer Say

Welcome to Orca Scuba Diving Academy

Established in 2007 the Academy a vision of Gary to deliver the very best Scuba Diving School in Essex. Based in Basildon, Essex the centre has access to deep and shallow pools and offers a wide range of services to both children and Adults of all abilities.

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Having qualified thousands of divers why not see what our customers have to say

Try Diving

Why not try Scuba Diving in our friendly and professional staff

Diving Trips

We do not only train divers, we go on many diving trips and holidays a year

Our Scuba Diving Services

At Orca we offer more than the average dive school. We can help with every aspect of diving from training to supply equipment at competitive prices.  Come and get involved.

Learn to Scuba Dive

Schools & Organisations

Diving Holidays

Equipment Servicing

Why Choose Orca

Scuba Diving is a passion not a business. All staff at Orca are enthusiastic and coupled with their experience, we like to ensure that every customer has a great time and looks forward to coming back for more.

5 Star Training

Orca provides first class training establishment with dedicated classrooms with projectors and screens to cater for all scuba diving training courses.

Deep & Shallow Pools

Our training facilities have access to both deep (5m) pool & shallow (1.5m) pools.

Fully Stocked Shop & Equipment

To scuba dive you need equipment. At Orca we have endless equipment to buy and rent. All equipment is provided when you learn with Orca

Equipment Servicing

Orca has O2 clean servicing facilities to test tanks, regulators and much more. Alos the ability to provide Air and Enriched Air

Our Padi Diving Professionals

All of Orca’s instructors have been through rigorous training to reach the status of instructor. All staff are fully DBS checked as standard.

Gary Aldridge

Master Instructor


Staff Instructor

Ian Herbert

Staff Instructor