SCUBA Diving Charters

Come dive with us!

Aquatic Safaris has been running charters out of Wrightsville Beach since 1988! All of our captains and crew members are experienced divers or instructors and will do everything possible to make sure you have a safe and fun experience.

Charter Info and Boat Schedules for Scuba Diving

We book walk-ons, so if you don’t have a dive buddy – no problem! Contact us to schedule your SCUBA diving trip today!

Charter Info

Click here for the current charter schedule. Please check charter departure times for specific charters on the Charter Schedule . Group rates are available for large parties, dive shops and clubs – call Aquatic Safaris for details.

For the past several years, there have been resident FULLY grown Sandtiger and Sandbar Sharks on the Hyde & Markham. These sharks are non-aggressive, but thrilling to dive with!! Don’t miss out this summer.

How to book a dive

Please call the dive shop during business hours to schedule a dive. Our courteous staff will answer any questions you may have about dive sites and create your dive booking with any needed rental gear. You will receive a confirmation email detailing your dive reservation.

All dives depart from the Bridge Tender Marina. Any rental gear is to be picked up and returned to the dive shop.

The Charters

Dive Site Distance Depth Cost
Alexander Ramsey (Liberty Ship) 3 miles 25′ – 50′ $50.00
Socony 3 miles 35′ – 50′ $50.00
6 Mile Barges 6 miles 35′ – 50′ $60.00
6 Mile Ledge 6 miles 53′ – 60′ $60.00
Figure 8 Tugs 6 miles 25′ – 40′ $60.00
8 Mile Ledge 8 miles 55′ – 63′ $60.00
Dallas Rock 10 miles 50′ – 55′ $60.00
Dredge Wreck 14 miles 45′ – 60′ $80.00
Stone Tug 14 miles 35′ – 60′ $80.00
Pocahontas Tug 14 miles 40′ – 60′ $80.00
School House Barge 18 miles 65 – 80′ $90.00
Hyde 18 miles 55′ – 85′ $90.00
Markham 18 miles 40′ – 80′ $90.00
Topsail Barge 18 miles 60′ – 80′ $90.00
John D. Gill (WR-4) 25 miles 75′ – 90′ $105.00
23 Mile Ledge 23 miles 87′ – 105′ $105.00
Sue’s Ledge 27 miles 90′ – 105′ $115.00
28 Mile Ledge 28 miles 90′ – 105′ $115.00
Lobster Ledge 33 miles 92′ – 110′ $125.00
Esso Nashville 34 miles 90′ – 120′ $125.00
Stacey’s Ledge 35 miles 95′ – 110′ $125.00
Normannia 38 miles 95′ – 120′ $125.00
Rosin Wreck 42 miles 95′ – 120′ $135.00
Cassimir 43 miles 90′ – 120′ $140.00
Fossil Ledge (wreck reel and SMT required) 42 miles 90′ – 105′ $175.00
Ed’s Lobster Wreck 46 miles 95′ – 130′ $145.00
Frying Pan Tower 45 miles 40′ – 80′ $145.00
Greg MicKey Wreck 45 miles 75′ $145.00
City of Houston 49 miles 85′ – 95′ $150.00
18 Fathom Wreck 59 miles 100′ – 120′ $165.00

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Drift diving & Night diving

Night Dives are available any night of the week but most frequently occur on Thursday Nights! Drift Dives on Offshore Ledges: Another favorite of the Aquatic Safaris Crew. Come see what you’ve been missing!! (Call for details)

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