Duikcentrum De Grevelingen - Test the Arctic Undersuit in the Netherlands
Divecenter The Grevelingen is located in Zeeland, approximately 3 minutes drive from saltwater lake Grevelingenmeer, and 15 minutes from salt water lake the Oosterschelde. Zeeland is located in the south-west of Holland and is renowned among divers for its unusual and colourful underwater life. Divecenter De Grevelingen is one of the biggest divecenters in The Netherlands, located near several beautiful diving spots. At the shop, divers can fill 200 bar, 300 bar and nitrox 32% and 36%. Outside the shop there is a 24 hour filling station for 200 bar that works on 0.50 Euro ct coins. Divecenter De Grevelingen has a excellent rental department and is very good assorted.
Het Grevelingenmeer used to be connected with the North Sea. Nowadays the lake is separated by a dam and regulated by a sluice to let in salt water and keep the flora and fauna healthy. Het Grevelingenmeer gives you really good visibility without currents or tides. Het Grevelingemeer has no surf, easy shore access and over 30 different dive sites, all within 30 minutes driving of each other. The “Oosterschelde” still has an open connection with the North Sea, so there can be quite some current there.
The underwater marine life in Zeeland Grevelingenmeer and the Oosterschelde are hugely popular You can expect to see a huge array of fish from gobies, sculpins and flat fish to small shark species and even the occasional seahorse. During April and early spring in the Oosterschelde you can witness cuttlefish and squid breeding -this is usually when water temperatures reach 13-14C. The Oosterschelde is a rare place where cuttlefish are very approachable and usually don't shy away from divers so you can take some really amazing underwater photographs.
Wreckdiving near Duikcentrum De Grevelingen
There is an amazing wreck dive in the Grevelingenmeer near the harbor of Scharendijke, just a few minutes drive from the divecenter. Three wrecks have been sunk on this site, all positioned so they can be reached from the shore. The biggest wreck is Le Serpent. This wreck is sunk in 2011, has a total length of 57 meters, and is located at 25 to 30 meters depth. Le Serpent was built during the second world war for carrying cargo and is made entirely out of concrete. The other two wrecks are 14 and 9 meters long and made out of steel. They are located at 10 meters of depth.
Duikcentrum De Grevelingen has the Arctic extreme performance undersuit available to test
These will be issued with all Drysuit rentals, and to students on courses where school drysuits are being used. Additionally, the sets will be used on a “try before you buy” basis. Rent a complete Arctic set for €10. This will be deducted from the subsequent purchase of a new Arctic thermal 3-piece set on production of the receipt.
The Arctic's two layers of high insulation, low bulk fabric, ensure exceptional levels of thermal protection. Constructed with comfort and utility in mind, the minimalist design provides outstanding performance under closer fitting neoprene drysuits.
Find out why so many people choose the Arctic undersuit for yourself.