North Carolina Wreck Diving at its Best!

N.C.’s Best Scuba Diving & Charter Facility in Wilmington NC since 1988.

Do you want to be a part of our team for the dive season?

We are seeking retail staff and two PADI Divemasters for upcoming dive season. They must be hard working, enthusiastic, self-motivated, reliable and personable.  Must be available to work weekdays & weekends, including holidays. The DM’s will be working with youth camps assisting instructors teaching OW and AOW classes.   The DM’s will also be trained as boat crew (boating experience is major plus) for the camp charters.   Apply by sending a resume to   Come join the fun!

Thank you for visiting our web page! Aquatic Safaris has specialized in SCUBA diving charters, instruction, gear sales, repair, and travel in Wilmington, NC since 1988.  We are constantly striving to improve our dive shop and our services.  Aquatic Safaris operates two USCG certified custom dive boats, a Sea Hawk Dive Master 36′ (new in May 2014) and a Island Hopper Pro 48′.  Our boats run daily scuba diving charters to wrecks and ledges off Wrightsville Beach.  We offer a wide selection of PADI SCUBA diving courses, all of which are taught by experienced instructors.   Please visit our Charter Info page & boat pictures before exiting our site!

Contact Us:

Telephone Number: 910-392-4386

Store Hours:
Mon – Fri: 9:00am – 7:00pm Sat & Sun: 6:30am – 6:00pm

The Dive Shop opens at least one hour prior to our charter departure time.

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As of Oct 2012, Aquatic Safaris moved to our new location, 7220 Wrightsville Ave, STE A in Atlantic View shopping center at the intersection of Wrightsville Ave and Eastwood Rd. Click here for a map to find us!


    The next generation Galileo has arrived. Introducing the G2.

    Intuitive, reliable and bulletproof, we’ve combined everything you love about the Galileo with everything you’ve dreamed of in a dive computer. It’s everything you expect from SCUBAPRO in full color.

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  • Safari Hunt 2018
    and 30th Anniversary Celebration

    Saturday, May 5th

    Signup at the dive shop or call.

  • Boats Running

  • Let’s Go Diving – Upcoming Charters

    Stone Tug / Dredge Wreck :   Mon, Jul 23 8:00 AM with no open spaces
    Markham / Hyde :   Tue, Jul 24 8:00 AM with no open spaces
    Stone Tug / Dredge Wreck :   Thu, Jul 26 8:00 AM with no open spaces
    Liberty Ship :   Thu, Jul 26 1:00 PM with no open spaces
    Markham / Hyde :   Fri, Jul 27 8:00 AM with no open spaces
    Normannia / Nashville :   Fri, Jul 27 8:00 AM with no open spaces
    Fossil Ledge / Sharktooth Ledge :   Sat, Jul 28 7:30 AM with no open spaces

  • Underwater Kinetics Light Cannon eLED
    In the tradition of the original Light Cannon HID light, the Light Cannon eLED delivers an even brighter illumination and maintains this brightness throughout the battery life.

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