Scuba Diving
Essex – Herts – Cambs

We are the most experienced PADI Dive School in the region
and concentrate on conducting safe fun courses for all our students
with 1 on 1 supervision on ALL entry level courses as standard!

 

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Why you should choose 2DiVE4 for your Scuba Diving training

2DiVE4 have been teaching people to scuba dive for 2 decades, making us the most experienced 5 Star IDC PADI Scuba Diving Dive Centre in the South East of England. Our dive centre is situated on the Essex/Herts border which makes us the ideal choice for those who live in Essex, Herts and Cambridge.

2DiVE4 is equipped with a modern classroom, stocked dive shop and offer a dive kit servicing service and scuba air fills.  2DiVE4 offer the full range of PADI scuba diving courses for children and adults from the entry level PADI Open Water Course, taught over two weekends’ right up to PADI diving instructor courses for those who are interested in working in the diving industry. We also offer the full range of TDI technical diving courses for those who want to dive deeper for longer.

We have an experienced dive team that are qualified to the highest PADI standards. The entire dive team are patient and understanding to all our students needs and learning abilities. This sets us apart from all of our competitors.

 

Steve Hills – Owner & Director

Steve Hills learnt to dive over 20 years ago and caught the scuba diving bug in such a way he worked his way up to PADI Instructor level within a year. In 2001 Steve formed 2DiVE4 and started to teach others to dive. Over the years 2DiVE4 has grown into be one of the most successful dive centres in UK, teaching thousands of courses over the last 2 decades, with lots of help from the 2DiVE4 dive team. “Scuba diving is my life. It’s taken me all over the world and given me the chance to experience diving with many people and make lots of new friends. The reefs and wrecks I’ve dived on have been amazing and I have experienced diving with a variety of sea life”.

 

The 2DiVE4 Team

2DiVE4 is made up of a team highly experienced PADI Instructors, Assistant Instructors and PADI Divemasters. The dive team has grown over the years and most of the team have come through the ranks of 2DiVE4 from Open Water Diver level.  Having all learnt their scuba diving skills in the Essex – Herts – Cambs area, they are the ideal instructors to teach you your PADI Open Water Course and future courses. “We currently have the best dive team we’ve  ever had”….. Safe, professional and knowledgeable!

 

Below is a profile of each team member:

Steve Hills - PADI Elite Instructor 2017, 2018 & 2019

Steve Hills - PADI Elite Instructor 2017, 2018 & 2019

PADI Master Instructor, TDI Trimix Instructor, EFR Instructor.

How many dives have you completed in the UK? – 2,900+
Where is your favourite UK dive destination? – Seal diving in the Farne Islands
How many dives have you completed overseas? – 850+
Where is your favourite overseas dive destination? – The Galapagos Islands
What is your favourite wreck you’ve dived? – The Lara, Jackson Reef, Sharm

Rowan Chapman

Rowan Chapman

PADI Master Scuba Diver Trainer

How many dives have you completed in the UK? – 20+
Where is your favourite UK dive destination? – Seal diving in the Farne Islands
How many dives have you completed overseas? – 470+
Where is your favourite overseas dive destination?  – Gizo, The Soloman Islands
What is your favourite wreck you’ve dived? – Sanfransisco Maru, Truk, Micronesia

Simon Wilkinson

Simon Wilkinson

PADI Master Scuba Diver Trainer

How many dives have you completed in the UK? – 350+
Where is your favourite UK dive destination? – Seal Diving in the Farne Islands
How many dives have you completed overseas? – 80+
Where is your favourite overseas dive destination? – Turks & Caicos Islands
What is your favourite wreck you’ve dived? – The Vandenburg, Key West, Florida

Bobbie Marley

Bobbie Marley

PADI Staff Instructor

How many dives have you completed in the UK? – 1000+
Where is your favourite UK dive destination? – Seal diving in the Farne Islands
How many dives have you completed overseas? – 400+
Where is your favourite overseas dive destination? – Sudan Conshelf II, Carriacou and South Africa
What is your favourite wreck you’ve dived? – Carnatic & Chrisoula K in the Red Sea

John Colbert

John Colbert

PADI Master Scuba Diver Trainer

How many dives have you completed in the UK? – 430+
Where is your favourite UK dive destination? – Farnes Islands & wreck diving in Plymouth
How many dives have you completed overseas? – 65+
Where is your favourite overseas dive destination? – Malta
What is your favourite wreck you’ve dived? –

Tim Young

Tim Young

PADI Master Scuba Diver Trainer

How many dives have you completed in the UK? – 100+
Where is your favourite UK dive destination? – Porthkerris
How many dives have you completed overseas? – 80+
Where is your favourite overseas dive destination? – Red Sea
What is your favourite wreck you’ve dived? –

Axenia Petrova

Axenia Petrova

PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor

How many dives have you completed in the UK? – 10
Where is your favourite UK dive destination? – The Farne Islands
How many dives have you completed overseas? – 500+
Where is your favourite overseas dive destination? – Komodo National Park / Maldives
What is your favourite wreck you’ve dived? – MS Zenobia (Cyprus) & The Thistlegorm (Red Sea)

Laura Pretlove

Laura Pretlove

PADI Master Scuba Diver Trainer

How many dives have you completed in the UK? – 600+
Where is your favourite UK dive destination? – Farne Islands
How many dives have you completed overseas? – 200+
Where is your favourite overseas dive destination? – Red Sea
What is your favourite wreck you’ve dived? – The Thistlegorm, Red Sea

John English

John English

PADI Master Instructor - Trimix Instructor - EFR Instructor Trainer- Service Tecnician

How many dives have you completed in the UK? – 2000+
Where is your favourite UK dive destination? – Malin Head
How many dives have you completed overseas? – 3000+
Where is your favourite overseas dive destination? – Malta
What is your favourite wreck you’ve dived? – RMS Justica, Malin Head

Emma Healy

Emma Healy

PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor

How many dives have you completed in the UK? – 150+
Where is your favourite UK dive destination? – The Farne Islands
How many dives have you completed overseas? – 100+
Where is your favourite overseas dive destination? – Mexico
What is your favourite wreck you’ve dived? – The Thistlegorm, Red Sea

Jon Osmond

Jon Osmond

PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor

How many dives have you completed in the UK? – 80+
Where is your favourite UK dive destination? – The Farne Islands
How many dives have you completed overseas? – 35+
Where is your favourite overseas dive destination? – Cyprus
What is your favourite wreck you’ve dived? – The Zenobia

Steve Patient

Steve Patient

PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor

How many dives have you completed in the UK? – 120+
Where is your favourite UK dive destination? – Plymouth
How many dives have you completed overseas? – 3
Where is your favourite overseas dive destination? – Phuket, Thailand
What is your favourite wreck you’ve dived? – HMS Scylla

Callum Nightingale

Callum Nightingale

PADI Divemaster

How many dives have you completed in the UK? – 130+
Where is your favourite UK dive destination? – Farne Islands
How many dives have you completed overseas? – 30+
Where is your favourite overseas dive destination? – Manta Point, Bali
What is your favourite wreck you’ve dived? – Ray of Hope. Nassau, Bahamas

Alex Coleman

Alex Coleman

PADI Assistant Instructor

How many dives have you completed in the UK? – 500+
Where is your favourite UK dive destination? – The Farne Islands
How many dives have you completed overseas? – 100+
Where is your favourite overseas dive destination? – Ningaloo, Western Auastralia
What is your favourite wreck you’ve dived? – SS Yongala (Australia)

Andy Nightingale

Andy Nightingale

PADI Trainee Assistant Instructor

How many dives have you completed in the UK? – 150+
Where is your favourite UK dive destination? – Farne Islands
How many dives have you completed overseas? – 30+
Where is your favourite overseas dive destination? – Mexico
What is your favourite wreck you’ve dived? – Stuarts Cove Twin Sisters

Jane Pearce

Jane Pearce

PADI Divemaster

How many dives have you completed in the UK? – 150+
Where is your favourite UK dive destination? – Plymouth
How many dives have you completed overseas? – 90+
Where is your favourite overseas dive destination? – Red Sea
What is your favourite wreck you’ve dived? – Thistlegorm in Red Sea, or Umbria in Sudan

Gary Fullick

Gary Fullick

PADI Divemaster

How many dives have you completed in the UK? – 225+
Where is your favourite UK dive destination? – Plymouth. Wreck of the Maine
How many dives have you completed overseas? – 102+
Where is your favourite overseas dive destination? – Cozomel. Palancar Reef
What is your favourite wreck you’ve dived? – Ocean Revival Portugal, Hermenegildo Capelo, frigate

Chris Hibble

Chris Hibble

PADI Divemaster

How many dives have you completed in the UK? – 100+
Where is your favourite UK dive destination? – Portland
How many dives have you completed overseas? – 100+
Where is your favourite overseas dive destination? – Red Sea
What is your favourite wreck you’ve dived? –

Laura McCracken

Laura McCracken

PADI Divemaster

How many dives have you completed in the UK? – 50+
Where is your favourite UK dive destination? – Capernwray
How many dives have you completed overseas? – 70+
Where is your favourite overseas dive destination? – Fiji
What is your favourite wreck you’ve dived? –

Julien Grall

Julien Grall

Trainee PADI Divemaster

How many dives have you completed in the UK? – 80+
Where is your favourite UK dive destination? – Portland
How many dives have you completed overseas? – 100+
Where is your favourite overseas dive destination? – Raja Ampat
What is your favourite wreck you’ve dived? – Akitsushima, Coron

Hannah Shulton

Hannah Shulton

PADI Trainee Divemaster

How many dives have you completed in the UK? – 0
Where is your favourite UK dive destination? – N/A
How many dives have you completed overseas? – 60+
Where is your favourite overseas dive destination? – Philippines
What is your favourite wreck you’ve dived? –

Paul Coulson

Paul Coulson

Trainee PADI Divemaster

How many dives have you completed in the UK? – 70+
Where is your favourite UK dive destination? – Scapa Flow
How many dives have you completed overseas? – 50+
Where is your favourite overseas dive destination? – Red Sea
What is your favourite wreck you’ve dived? – Tabarka, Scapa Flow

Kieran Donohue

Kieran Donohue

PADI Trainee Divemaster

How many dives have you completed in the UK? – 0
Where is your favourite UK dive destination? – N/A
How many dives have you completed overseas? – 60+
Where is your favourite overseas dive destination? – Philippines
What is your favourite wreck you’ve dived? –

Mark Ives

Mark Ives

PADI Trainee Divemaster

How many dives have you completed in the UK? – 20
Where is your favourite UK dive destination? – Farnes Islands
How many dives have you completed overseas? – 50+
Where is your favourite overseas dive destination? – Red Sea
What is your favourite wreck you’ve dived? – Stanegarth

Zulu

Zulu

Being cute

‘Zulu’ s our new Rhodesian Ridgeback puppy and is the newest and cutest member of the 2DiVE4 team (except Steve of course).

We has been spending his early days with Steve at 2DiVE4 and has yet to step foot in water yet……. Watch this space!!!

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