North Carolina Wreck Diving at its Best!

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

Aquatic Safaris 20th Annual Holiday Sale!

Update:  One room left. Who wants to go?

Great rate on our annual Cozumel Trip

Back by popular request and demand, we are going to wonderful Cozumel during Mardis Gras, the island’s spectacular annual celebration of 140 years of history. $1100 dbl occ. for a week all-inclusive, 5 days of great diving, fun in the sun, escape from our cold weather, trip. You know you want to go. Please call the dive shop to sign up by Dec 31st (limited availability).

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 – Sat: 10:00am – 6:00pm Sun: 12:00pm – 5:00pm

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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  • Cozumel Winter Getaway 2019 with Aquatic Safaris

    Join us in sunny, warm Cozumel for a week of great diving at our favorite Caribbean destination. March 2-9, 2019, during Mardis Gras, the island’s spectacular annual celebration of 140 years of history.


    Sunscape Sabor Cozumel


    5 days of 2-tank Boat Diving
    Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Daily in your choice of 4 restaurants.
    Water Sports Activities, including aqua aerobics, water volleyball, Hobie Cats, kayaking
    Daily Activities, including beach volleyball, ping pong, yoga, theater nightly entertainment .
    Tanks, Weights and Weight Belt included
    Does not include airfare to CZM

  • Boats Running

  • Let’s Go Diving – Upcoming Charters

    Cozumel, Mexico 2019 :   Sat, Mar 02 TBA with 2 available spaces
    John D. Gill / Hyde :   Sat, Apr 27 9:00 AM with >6 available spaces
    Liberty Ship :   Sat, May 04 7:30 AM with >6 available spaces
    Liberty Ship :   Sat, May 04 7:30 AM with >6 available spaces
    Normannia / Lobster Ledge :   Sat, May 11 8:00 AM with no open spaces
    Hyde :   Sun, May 12 8:00 AM with no open spaces
    City of Houston / Rosin Wreck :   Sat, May 18 8:00 AM with 3 available spaces

  • Light & Motion SOLA TECH 600
    Best POWER to SIZE ratio on currently on the market. 3 to 12 hour tested run times. Specially engineered reflector to achieve super penetrating 8 degree spot beam. No messy cords, batteries or o-rings to change with this convenient cordless lithium rechargeable (made on the same reliable flood-free Sola platform)

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