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!
Telephone Number: 910-392-4386
Store Hours: Peak Season Hours:
Mon – Fri: 10:00am – 6:00pm
Sat: 7:00am – 6:00pm
Sun: 7:00am – 5:00pm
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!
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! 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.
What are your kids doing this summer?
For 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.
Let’s Go Diving – Upcoming ChartersMeg Tooth Ledge : Fri, Aug 19 8:00 AM with no open spacesBrian Davis Wreck : Fri, Aug 19 8:00 AM with 1 available spacesBrian Davis Wreck : Sat, Aug 20 8:00 AM with no open spaces
Avanti Quattro has set the standard for which all fins are measured. It's the world's first fin with four channels. Its Channel Thrust Technology offers the most versatile choice in all diving conditions.