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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

Aquarius Dive Shop has been in continuous operation since 1970. We are proud to be a PADI 5-Star Instructor Development Center. Monterey’s Premier IDC Center. We offer recreational and professional dive training from Open Water through PADI IDC Staff Instructor. We offer everything from Discover SCUBA Diving experience to Course Director Prep Course. We do all of our confined water training in a heated pool located right near our dive shop. We are committed to providing thorough, safe, enjoyable, and professional dive training.

Aquarius Dive Shop is also home to Monterey Bay’s largest active dive club - Underwater Voyagers. Underwater Voyagers offers divers the opportunity to meet other local divers, learn how to dive various dive sites in Monterey and Carmel and club exclusive in-store discounts. Please see our club page for more information on how to join.

We are located in Monterey, just off Highway 1, minutes from shore diving and boat docks. We have free, unlimited parking, with enough space for boats! We look forward to meeting and diving with you!



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