North Carolina Wreck Diving at its Best!

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


Aquatic Safaris 16th Annual Holiday Sale!

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Telephone Number: 910-392-4386

Store Hours:
Mon-Sat: 10:00am – 6:00pm
Sun: 12:00am – 5:00pm

The Dive Shop opens one hour prior to 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!

  • 20% Off Sale

    Pelican ProGear Elite Coolers/Ice Chests

    All in stock Pelican ProGear Elite Coolers

  • New ASII Dive Boat.  It’s here.

    New ASII
    Making her charter debut on May 3rd at our annual Safari Hunt event, the newer, bigger, faster, more comfortable Sea Hawk Dive Master 36 is a proud member of the Aquatic Safaris Charter boat fleet. The former ASII boat is going to our good friends in TCI who are starting a charter business. We wish them well in their new adventure with our time-trusted dive boat at their core.

  • Cozumel Spring Getaway 2015 with Aquatic Safaris
    Join us in sunny, warm Cozumel for a week of great diving in our favorite Caribbean destination. March 14-21, 2015.
    Cozumel Details

    Room, Meal & Diving Package – 7 Nights  New lower rate: $1069 dbl, saving $119/person
    5 days of 2-tank Boat Diving
    Breakfast Buffet, Lunch and Dinner Daily
    Tanks, Weights and Weight Belt,
    Unlimited Shore Diving
    Just announced:  $25 bar credit per person

  • Boats Running

  • Let’s Go Diving – Upcoming Charters

    Hyde :   Sun, Dec 07 8:30 AM with no open spaces
    Cozumel, Mexico 2015 :   Sat, Mar 14 TBA with 5 available spaces
    Hyde / John D. Gill :   Sat, Apr 25 8:00 AM with >6 available spaces
    Liberty Ship :   Sat, May 02 7:30 AM with 4 available spaces
    Liberty Ship :   Sat, May 02 7:30 AM with >6 available spaces
    Liberty Ship :   Sun, May 03 7:30 AM with >6 available spaces
    Hyde / Markham :   Sun, May 03 11:00 AM with >6 available spaces

  • Riffe Standard Series Speargun
    Designed for all skill levels and dive conditions. Hand crafted with a heavy-duty laminated (4 laminates) teak stock. Each model features an extension at the butt end for ease of hip loading. Models #3, #4 and #5 are suitable for blue water hunting.

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 and FII freediving courses, all of which are taught by experienced instructors.   Please visit our Charter Info page & boat pictures before exiting our site!
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