North Carolina Wreck Diving at its Best!
N.C.’s Best Scuba Diving & Charter Facility in Wilmington NC since 1988.
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!Contact Us:
Telephone Number: 910-392-4386
Mon – Fri: 9:00am – 7:00pm
Sat & Sun: 6:30am – 6:00pm
The Dive Shop opens one hour prior to charter departure time.
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!
Join teens ages 13-17 on a summer adventure!
Come and be a part Sea Turtle Camp’s Marine Biology and Scuba camp. Get PADI Open Water SCUBA certified or obtain your AOW certification and explore the beautiful world below the Atlantic! When not discovering the undersea world, campers learn about sea turtles and explore North Carolina’s coastal environment through exciting, hands-on, marine science activities, including a visit to The Karen Beasley Sea Turtle Rescue and Rehabilitation Center.
What are your kids doing this summer?
For the seventh consecutive year, Aquatic Safaris is proud to provide diving instruction and charters to UNCW MarineQuest camps. Dive into the world beneath the sea with MarineQuest scuba diving programs! These programs have been designed for teens with a serious desire to earn, or expand on, a scuba certification while exploring marine science. They offered a variety of programs so whether you are already certified, or looking to start, MarineQuest’s scuba diving programs are for your children.
Let’s Go Diving – Upcoming Charters
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.