We do SCUBA in the Wilmington, NC area 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 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:

Peak Season Hours:
Mon – Fri: 10:00am – 6:00pm
Sat & Sun: 7:00am – 6:00pm


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

We are following state and county health guidelines. Curb-side service is also available.

  • Join teens ages 13-17 on a summer adventure!

    sea turtle logo smallCome 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!  New this year is a Rescue/ERF/O2 Provider camp. 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.

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  • What are your kids doing this summer?

    UNCW Marine Quest Marine Science Program LogoFor the 10th 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.
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  • Boats Running

  • Let’s Go Diving – Upcoming Charters

    AR386 (Markham, School House and Hyde) :   Fri, May 27 8:00 AM with 1 available spaces
    Ed's Lobster Wreck / Lobster Ledge :   Sat, May 28 8:00 AM with no open spaces
    Markham / Hyde :   Sat, May 28 8:00 AM with no open spaces
    Liberty Ship :   Sun, May 29 7:30 AM with no open spaces
    Hyde :   Sun, May 29 8:00 AM with no open spaces
    Dredge Wreck / Stone Tug :   Sun, May 29 10:30 AM with no open spaces
    John D. Gill / Hyde :   Mon, May 30 8:00 AM with no open spaces

  • AquaLung Axiom i3
    The Axiom i3 is AquaLung's most comfortable and easy-to-use BC yet. It is a feature-rich, ADV style, wrap-around jacket that incorporates the innovative i3 inflation / deflation system.

 
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