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Cardiff Bay Diving and Watersports was established in Cardiff Bay on West Bute Street on 27th March 1998, the center was established to offer Scuba Diving Course’ s through the PADI and BSAC systems offering the PADI Open Water Diver Programme and the BSAC Sports Diver Programme, we also offered Kayaking and watersports in the newly developed Bay area of Cardiff.

The company was established by Lee Garbett a PADI and BSAC Scuba Diving Instructor with a huge passion for the water and everything about it, originally from Walsall in the West Midlands he couldnt have been further from the Sea, but after a near fatal drowning event on the West Wales Coast at a very early age, he realised the water is where he wanted to be.

In 2002 the center was created in Porthcawl moving closer to the Sea where they wanted to be and changed the company name to Ocean Quest to create an organisation offering Scuba Diving, Instruction, Retail, Surfing, Kayaking, water skiing, wake boarding, jet skiing, and all related watersports.

Over the 16 years of operations Cardiff Bay Diving and Watersports and Ocean Quest have Instructed 1000’s of people to Scuba Dive around the Glode, in 2004 they won the PADI Key Man Award for the Best center in PADI International and have been a PADI 5 Star International Dive Center since creation.

We would like to thank all the people we have trained and have visited us over the next 16 years, our passion in still and always will be the water so we will be here writting our next birthday review for many years to come.