Locally owned and operated by Tyler and Alisa Preston since 2012, Rockfish Divers has quickly become one of British Columbia’s premier dive centres. They have acquired a reputation locally and afar for safety, quality & professionalism, with a strong commitment to education and conservation.
With the only onsite PADI Course Director on Vancouver Island, Rockfish is able to offer a full range of courses from beginner to Professional levels.
Rockfish is also one of the only shops in B.C to have two of their own charter boats. Doing as many dives and courses as possible by boat allows for flexibility providing our clients with access to the best dives sites around Saanich Inlet and the Southern Gulf Islands!
Rockfish Divers is the only dive store in Canada who is a member of the Canadian Association for Underwater Science, has an underwater research program called the Rockfish Divers Marine Science Foundation and offers scientific dive training. The Rockfish Divers Marine Science Foundation successfully submitted an application to Mission Blue and the International Union for the Conservation of Nature to create a Hope Spot that includes Saanich Inlet and the Southern Gulf Islands.
Salish Sea Dive Shop in Powell River, BC, is the only Dive shop on the upper Sunshine Coast. Being in Powell River and not diving is like being in Disneyland and not going on the rides!
Ocean Quest is owned by PADI Master Instructor Deirdre Forbes McCracken & PADI Course Director (Instructor Trainer) Greg McCracken. Greg and Deirdre have been actively involved in the diving industry for 20 years and continue to actively teach diving and dive for fun.
Ocean Quest has the most experienced team of diving educators in Greater Vancouver and specializes in recreational, career and technical training. Greg is the most active PADI Instructor Trainer in Canada and is one of less than 50 PADI Course Directors in the world to earn the prestigious Platinum Course Director award.
Ocean Quest is the most accredited PADI Dive Centre in Greater Vancouver and is only one of two dive centres in Canada (the other is in Montreal) to earn PADI’s highes dive centre rating – the PADI Career Development Centre!
Aside from recreational dive training, Ocean Quest has expanded to be the most active instructor/career and technical training facility Greater Vancouver.
Dive and Sea has been serving Scuba Divers and Snorkelrs since 1973. We can provide everything you need from Equipment to Repairs, Rentals, and Instructions.
George Klikach has been with the store from the start. Now, as Owner/Operator he still enjoys helping everyone in their quests for underwater adventure. George’s right-hand man Dave, has been in the Dive industry since 1968, and with the store for over 24 years.
Our mission at Sea To Sky Scuba is to show the world the ocean in each individual’s best personal way…. Sea to Sky Scuba has been a long time coming. There have been institutions that helped build up the foundation of our location but at this new institution we only have one goal: that is to uphold our mission. We ask that you come join us to help grow our dream and to join our community. We will take you places, introduce you to others, and give you experiences that will make you see part of our wonderful world in very different ways.
Whether it be scuba diving, snorkeling, or any version of under water sports, we aspire to outfit you with what you need for your goals and will not settle until you are satisfied. With equipment and in depth training materials covering all areas from basic entry level, to the most technical, we aspire to provide the best service to all water sports enthusiasts. (To cover this we would like to introduce you to our team members who all have their own unique interests and specialties.
Hornby Island Diving is a family business that has been owner operated for over 30 years. Our knowledge and experience means you get safe, fun dives at the best sites. Our guest lodge, dive boat and tank fill station are among the best in BC, so you can enjoy our wonderful diving in comfort. Non-divers and families love Hornby Island and they are always welcome to join us.
Our guest lodge is the perfect accommodation for groups of all sorts. We host workshops and retreats, as well as family reunions and more. Delicious, healthy, homemade meals are included with your stay and are consistently a highlight of our guests´ experience.
Rowand’s Reef Scuba Shop is a locally-owned business serving the Scuba Diving and Water sports community in Vancouver, British Columbia since 1971.
Our fun, knowledgeable, and dedicated Staff and Dive Instructors want to give you the most exciting and enjoyable experience possible, whether that is on the water, in the water or under the water! We all love the ocean and want to share the exciting opportunities and endless possibilities of exploring it with you!
Located at 1731 West 4th Avenue, we provide a full range of retail and rental equipment for scuba, snorkeling, swimming, triathlon and other water sports. We teach a range of Scuba Diving and First Aid Courses, organise and run a host of local, fun and exciting Dive Trips and Events and operate as an equipment service center.
David Hall began diving in the 1960s and has been photographing underwater professionally since 1980. Motivated initially by scientific curiosity and love of animals, the focus of his photography evolved to encompass aesthetic and environmental goals. ”It has always been my hope that my fascination with, and respect for, all living things would show in my work and help to inspire similar feelings in others.”
Annie Ceschi and Bill Weeks have Owned and Operated God’s Pocket Resort since Aug 1998. Together they have built to make it the most exciting and comfortable Cold Water Diving Experience in the Pacific Northwest.
We are a land based seasonal operation. We offer SCUBA and Self Guided Kayaking trips from April 1st to June 30th. Guided Sea Kayaking trips from the End of June to the First Week of Aug. From August to the end of October, we are back to SCUBA and Self Guided Kayak trips.
With a travel radius of 20 miles, we plan to hit such areas as Bates Pass, Deserter Group as well as Nakwakto Rapids. Browning Pass is 10 minutes away and a daily visit during our season. Take a peek at our website for further information.
Sea Dragon Charters offers boat diving excursions for certified scuba divers, or our popular snorkel and kayak with the seals adventure that suitable for everyone, (no experience necessary), in the stunning Sea to Sky area, just minutes from Vancouver.
Home to some of the best cold water diving in the world. Once you dive here, it’s easy to see why. BC has been voted: best overall destination for diving, best marine life, healthiest marine life, best macro, best walls…the list goes on. We’re home to some great diving.
Learn to scuba dive in the waters around Nanaimo, BC. Be warm, stay dry and enjoy our amazing, colorful diving environment. We offer PADI Dive courses. All our Instructors are certified PADI Master Scuba Diver Trainers. We teach all open water beginner classes in drysuits, not wetsuits
Our Dive masters and Instructors are often available to lead you on local shore or boat dives around Nanaimo and Nanoose Bay. Send us an email before you come for a visit and we will do our best to set you up.
Copper Island Diving Ltd. is a Professional Association of Diving Instructors (PADI) Facility. We have been servicing the Shuswap and surrounding area for more than 23 years. Our full line Retail Store, along with Certified Scuba Diving Staff, is committed to “old-fashioned” Quality and “Strives” on Service!
Copper Island Diving Ltd. provides Entry Level Scuba Diving (Open Water) Certification, PADI Specialty Courses, DAN Oxygen Provider, and CPR courses. We also offer Equipment Sales, Service, Rentals, and Air Fills.
Serving Northern Vancouver Island, we can offer scuba training for beginners, through to Technical Instructor. Our aim is to make your scuba diving experience as enjoyable as it can be!
Whale watching, marine tours, snorkel adventures and dive charters. Leaving from Campbell River and Comox harbour. Killer whales, humpbacks, sea lions, seals – Big Animal Encounters!
Two Great Stores: Scuba gear, snorkel gear, surf apparel, freediving equipment, rebreathers, air fills, mixed gas, servicing, rentals, and a wide selection of whale watching gifts are available in both locations.
Based in Nanaimo, we are only minutes from the Ferry Landing and Local Airport. Accessible from sea, air and road, Nanaimo is a tourist attraction in of itself with pubs, restaurants, nightclubs and marine parks.
Our shopping malls and attractive downtown esplanade provide additional amenities unlike any where else in the world. Sundown Diving offers you year round, complete dive services. Providing portable boat availability, we can give you destination access to anywhere.
Full service dive store, full rentals available, open 7 days a week, full service and repair, PADI IDC facility, Aqualung Partner centre.
1620 Blanshard St., Victoria, BC, Canada, V8W 2J7
We are a full service Scuba Dive and Snorkeling shop located in beautiful Nanaimo, British Columbia on Vancouver Island.
We offer year round complete services including: Products, Servicing, Rentals, Guided Dives, Charters, Scuba and Snorkel Training, World Travel Opportunities and more.
The Nanaimo Dive Outfitters team is passionate about scuba diving and we love to share diving with anyone who has the interest and desire to learn or explore. We take this passion around the world with us on exotic dive trips that we invite you to join us on. If you like to explore on your own, we can help you find the best places to go and help organize your trip for you.
Whether you are diving here in Nanaimo or plan to dive somewhere else in the world, single diver, or group, we will work with you to help you have an amazing scuba diving adventure.
We are the “Adventure Experts” on the “Sunshine Coast”. Established in 1991 we are located in Gibson’s Landing Harbour – “Gateway to the Sunshine Coast”, and surrounded by snow capped mountains and the Strait of Georgia. Your enjoyment and adventures is endless with us.