Why use Scuba Now
We make diving affordable. All charters include 2 Tanks FREE. Nitrox certs only $79.

Since 2009, Scuba Now has been providing Wilmington and the surrounding areas with all of their scuba diving needs! Come and see why we are one of the top 3 NAUI dive shops in the country! Our retail shop carries the top brands in gear and accessories, including Atomic, Zeagle, Suunto, Bare, Mares, Light & Motion, and many more. Our staff and instructors provide unbeatable service. We offer certifications in NASE, SSI, PADI, and NAUI. Come take a class in our own commercial training pool or dive off one of our two large inspected vessels.

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Our goal is to make scuba diving affordable for everyone, which is why we offer Open Water classes for only $249! This includes online training, the classroom course, pool and open water dives, along with the use of all the necessary gear that you will need! The only thing you will need to bring or purchase are your mask, fins, and snorkel! We also offer unbeatable advanced class prices, including Nitrox for only $79 with no hidden costs! With competetive charter prices, we welcome you to come aboard the Phoenix or Shawncy's Revenge! ***Be sure to check out the awesome deals we offer!*** At Scuba Now, we are proud to serve those who have served our country. We provide free Open Water certifications to all Purple Heart recipients and a 10% military discount for all active members.

About our shop

  • Make Scuba Diving Affordable to All.

    Our goal is to make scuba diving affordable for everyone, which is why we offer Open Water classes for only $249! This includes online training, the classroom course, pool and open water dives, along with the use of all the necessary gear you will need! The only thing you will need to bring or purchase are your mask, fins, and snorkel! .

  • Turn the World's Population into Scuba Divers

    Scuba Now has provided more certifications yearly than any other dive shop in the entire state of North Carolina! We want to share our passion for scuba diving and allow everyone to experience the beauty that lies underneath the surface.

  • Make All Divers Ocean Protectors

    At Scuba Now, we are passionate about keeping our oceans clean, which is why we are proud to say that we are a fully green shop! We have shifted toward primarily SSI certifications because of their green agenda. All materials to take the course are digital, including the course book and certification card! We are also involved in many ocean clean-up and protection projects.

  • Scuba Now Purple Heart FREE Scuba Certification Program

    Since 2009 Scuba Now has certified all recipients of Purple Heart past and present at no charge. If you have one please come by the shop and bring your Purple Heart and your certification is FREE.

Our shop, charter & classes

4000 sq. ft. shop fully stocked with Great lines like Atomic, Zeagle, Mares, Suunto, Bare and more...

2011 and 2013 large Newton Dive Boats for local charters plus dive trips to exotic and fun places.

2000 sq. ft. classroom with trainig in SCUBA certification and freediving. We offer NASE, SSI, PADI and NAUI. We own our commercial pool and lake.

Explore under the Ocean
get scuba certified today

We have SCUBA diver certification classes every weekend during on-season and twice a month during off-season.

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Advance, Rescue and Dive Master classes are offered once a month. Nitrox certification classes are offered every Sunday for $49. This is the best price in the world.

  • 5725 Oleander Drive Unit A3 Wilmington, NC 28403910-395-5111