It’s just five minutes walk to the Pier from Swanage Auberge, the bunkhouse that cares. The Pier has kit hire, air & boat charters. Diver Down Dive School are a good resource for dives. There are a variety of dives in the area, deep and shallow including many WW1 and WW2 wrecks which lie in deeper water outside the bay.
These include, Kyarra, Betsy Anna, Valentine Tanks, Aeolian Sky, Carantan, Firth Fisher, Venezuela, Hazlewood, Aparema, Avanti, Everleigh, Simla, Smyrna and many more.