Master Scuba Diver Challenge + PADI PRO Event Night

Attend our event to learn more about expanding your dive horizons

Interested in becoming a PADI Instructor?

We run several IDCs each year!

Guided Tours

Experience the spectacular Monterey Bay from shore!

Gear Rental

Explore our Rental Equipment

Book a Dive Class

We have many opportunities to expand your diving knowledge! […]

Book a Guided Tour

Join us for a guided dive tour of beautiful Monterey Bay! We offer shore dives every day. […]

Book Gear Rental

Aquarius Dive Shop offers a full service rental department.

Welcome to Aquarius Dive Shop

Established in 1970, Aquarius Dive Shop is Monterey Bay's premier PADI 5-Star Instructor Development Center. We cater to all experience levels, offering scuba diving courses from beginner Discover Scuba Diving experiences all the way to professional level Course Director Prep Courses. Our heated pool, conveniently located next to the shop, provides a safe and comfortable environment for confined water training. Committed to thoroughness, safety, and enjoyment, we ensure you receive high-quality dive instruction.

Aquarius Dive Shop is also proud to be home to Underwater Voyagers, Monterey Bay's largest active dive club. Through the club, you can connect with local divers, explore the diverse underwater world of Monterey and Carmel, and enjoy exclusive in-store discounts.

Situated just off Highway 1 with easy access to shore diving and boat docks, our convenient location boasts free, unlimited parking – perfect for those bringing boats! Join us at Aquarius Dive Shop and embark on your underwater adventure in Monterey Bay!


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