Charleston Scuba

Full Service PADI 5-Star IDC


Charleston Scuba is Charleston, South Carolina’s only PADI 5-Star IDC. Whether you want to Learn to DivePurchase New Gear, get your Gear Serviced, book a Charter, or do some Dive Travel we have everything you need! Our staff is the friendliest in the area and can help you with all of your scuba needs.

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Well, it’s been another year of wonderful DIVING! We’ve seen turtles and sharks and rays and! And the schedules for classes, charters and trips has just been completed for 2015 for a whole new year of dive training, travel, charters, socializing and FUN! If we don’t have the information or dates that you’re looking for on our website, please email, FB or call us and we’ll be glad to assist you!

We’ve won Best of Charleston Dive Store 17 years in a ROW!! Thank you all so much for your unwaivering support over the last 27 years – we simply couldn’t have done it without you! Having the best staff in the industry doesn’t hurt either – thank you all!

Our offshore charter season will continue through November (weather permitting) and so far the weather has been good this season. Please take a look at our 2014 charter schedule on the Forms, Policies and Schedules page – it’s downloadable. We’re ready to continue the warm offshore diving we’ve been enjoying and we know you are too!

Please take a look at our Travel Page – we have trips for everyone at every level of experience and non-divers will have a great time on almost all of our excursions. If you are considering traveling with us, give us a call and we’ll be glad to give you all the details of each trip. We have a number of the 2015 trips on the webpage – we’d love to have you travel with us! If our schedule doesn’t work for you, give our agent, Amy Garrow, at Caradonna Dive Adventures a call at (800) 328-2288 ext. 160 or email her at We’ll get you where you want to go safely without any glitches!

We have several Adventure Scout groups taking Discover Scuba and Open Water classes with us. We also have Discover Scuba classes for a number of schools and middle schools. Please contact Sally Robinson or Kate Linder at (843) 763-3483 or email at if you would like further information. Please contact us for rates and additional information – we’ll have your group diving in no time!

For little divers-to-be who aren’t quite old enough to dive yet, Seal Team is as close to actually being certified as they can get! We have Seal Team dives the 3rd Saturday of the month in November, January, February, March and April, September, October and November. We can schedule your child in a Seal Team class on a Sunday when we’re in the pool – please just call us to schedule a class (843) 763-3483!

Haven’t been diving in a while? Does your dive table look like hieroglyphics? Does your dive computer speak another language? Sounds like you could uses a refresher! We have refreshers scheduled every other Sunday when we have the WHOLE pool to ourselves. It’s a full refresher experience, with a quick review completed online and a 24 skills refresher completed in the pool with one of our dive professionals. PADI has recently upgraded the refresher program and you will receive a new card to mark your experience. Call or email us to schedule a course (843) 763-3483 or

New Gear! We have lots of new stuff for everyone who enjoys the water – new Neosport paddleboard suits, Henderson 1.5mm X-span rash guards, Henderson front zip 2mm vests, new Deep See gloves and hoods and Scubapro and SOLA LED lights, plus beautiful new loose-fit rash guards and ladies wetsuits from Aqualung. We are also carrying Backscatter products for Go Pro cameras!

Aqualung has a new Ladies line with beautiful wetsuits, fins, bcd’s and more customized just for female divers. The response to this line from our divers has been phenomenal. Also check out the expanded line of incredibly affordable scuba packages from Aqualung and Oceanic. Aqualung is updating it’s Pro LT BCD to the new Pro HD BCD for the Essentials Package – and it’s BEAUTIFUL!!! Their great price of $939.00 is still the same until the end of this year, so get your package now!

If you’re looking for a new underwater camera we have two new products: The Watershot Housing for your IPhone 4 or 5 or your Samsung galaxy 3 or 4 and the brand new Sealife DC1400 Sea Dragon Pro or Sea Dragon Pro Duo camera sets – amazing! Of Course, Gift Certificates are always a great gift for the diver who has “everything”!

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 We’re here to get and keep you diving safely and often. If there’s something we can to do for you, please let us know. You, our clients, are the reason we’re in business; please use us as your primary diving resource!

The Gang @ Charleston Scuba 

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Checkout all the great sales and promotions we have going on right now!We have competitive gear packages for sale that are backed by our professional staff and service department. Let us help gear you up for Fun!Act Quick! Time is Running Out

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The Beauty of South Carolina’s Underwater World

If you’ve been looking for a great diving experience filled with abundant fish life, give us a try! We’ve got more than our share right here off the coast of Charleston!

Charleston Scuba is now offering Harbor Cruises and Dolphin Cruises. Please check out our Harbor Cruise page for information and rates or call us @ (843) 763-3483.

Offshore Diving
See the Best Diving Charleston has to Offer

Charleston Scuba offers local diving charters off the Charleston coast each year from May through October. Come explore our absolutely wonderful wrecks, reefs and ledges teeming with the largest schools of amberjacks, spadefish, barracuda and grouper we’ve seen anywhere, not to mention the tropicals that inhabit our waters.

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Love Diving in Charleston, but want to try something new? Come travel with us! We have spaces left for the following trips:

Sea of Cortez Liveaboard with Club Azul, Baja Peninsula
October 4-9, 2014$2,245.00 pp diverMore Info
Little Cayman, Cayman Islands
October 26-Nov. 2, 2014Price $1,595.00 diverMore Info

Attention Students and Military Personnel!

All Active and Retired Military Personnel receive a 10% Discount on Gear Purchases excluding special offers.

All Citadel/MUSC/Trident/CofC Students with a Valid Student ID receive a 10% Discount on Gear Purchases excluding special offers.