Diving in Orkney is a very popular pastime with divers visiting from around the world. The islands provide a rare opportunity to dive on ship wrecks, particularly ships of the scuttled German Fleet during World War II. The fleet is located in the natural harbour of Scapa Flow. Local Diving Boats provide a service to visiting divers and provide the necessary support for a safe dive.
The seas and bays around Orkney provide exciting opportunities to experience kayaking and surfing for the experienced sportsman. Local clubs can give further advice. There are also thrilling rock climbing adventures, for the experienced climbers, several successful assents of the famous rock, the Old Man of Hoy. Again local clubs can give you advice.
There are several popular golf courses in Orkney to enjoy and an evening game of golf can take in the long hours of daylight along with a relaxing sunset. Many other popular sports are played in Orkney with a large local sports centre and swimming facilities.