Top Scuba Dive Shops in Vancouver Island

Ready to check out the best shops in Vancouver Island for scuba diving, snorkeling, shore diving, free diving or other ocean activities? Zentacle has 2 dive shops where you can rent equipment, book dives, and get guided tours. Discover hand-curated maps, along with reviews and photos from nature lovers like you. No matter what you're looking for, you can find a diverse range of the best ocean activities in Vancouver Island to suit your needs. Vancouver Island and environs are internationally recognized as a premiere diving destination. The Jacques Cousteau Society has rated the water surrounding Vancouver Island second only to the Red Sea for clarity and diversity of marine life. In the winter, peak season for diving around the Island(s), the temperate waters provide incredible visibility. Access to the dive sites is available from numerous communities along the East coast of Vancouver Island, from Victoria all the way North to Port Hardy.
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Rockfish Divers

#1 - Rockfish Divers

Rockfish Divers is an International PADI Dive Resort combining traditional dive instruction course structure with local marine eco-system awareness, current environmental issues and responsible diving practices. Rockfish Divers offers a full range of PADI dive courses from beginner up to the professional level, and guided charters for experienced divers off of our 30 foot custom dive boat. As well, we offer snorkel charters for those who prefer to be on top of the water. Our surrounding waters, including the Finlayson Fjord, the Strait of Georgia, and the Strait of Juan de Fuca, are internationally recognized and of scientific, ecologic and recreational importance.
Frank White's Scuba Shop, Ltd.

#2 - Frank White's Scuba Shop, Ltd.


Frank Whites Dive store was founded in 1956; and we have been diving the depths of the Pacific Northwest ever since. 

We pride ourselves on being Victoria’s premiere full service dive shop. Our team contains a knowledgable staff with a long history of the dive industry. Frank Whites Dive Store is a PADI 5 Star, full service Scuba shop. We offer a full range of experience including; Gear sales, Service, Rental and Instruction. At Frank Whites we service major brands of scuba equipment alongside teaching PADI dive courses.