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Buckland Lake

Buckland Lake Reserve, Buckland Road, Cliffe Nr Rochester, Kent, ME3 7RT

Scuba Diving

  • Terrain

    Lake, Quarry

Buckland Lake Scuba Diving Centre


Buckland Lake is a flooded 60 acre chalk quarry transformed into a nature reserve in Rochester, Kent.

There are many submerged attractions for divers to explore including a small cabin cruiser, a Falcon jet aircraft, a flat bed lorry trailer, yacht, speedboat, boat wrecks, underwater forests, gnome garden, lifelike great white shark, an old pump house with a large well and trench, as well as the use of a CESA platform, training platform, confined water training area.

Lakeside facilities include equipment hire, café, toilet block, shower room, baby changing facility, disabled toilet and parking.

Before you go

  • The site is open to all qualified divers and those undertaking a recognised training course.