Top Scuba Dive Shops in Kenya
#1 - Aqua Ventures
Aqua Ventures is the longest running owner operated Dive centre in Kenya - we've been here since 1989! We are a PADI 5* Centre and pride ourselves in offering a safe and fun environment for you to enjoy guided dives in the beautiful Watamu Marine Park & Reserve. ! We also offer a variety of courses so you can learn to dive/ advance your qualifications with our dedicated Instructors This is your chance to learn this amazing sport in the tropical warm and clear waters of the Indian Ocean
#2 - Ocean Tribe
Welcome to Ocean Tribe, Kenya's only PADI 5-Star IDC Centre. We are based in Diani Beach, Kenya. On offer are all PADI courses from beginner to PADI Instructor. Additionally, daily dive trips in Diani Beach, dolphin, and whale shark safaris. Enjoy the holiday of a lifetime on one of our dive and African safari packages. See the best of the ocean and on land. You really can have it all.
#3 - Turtle Bay Dive Center
The 1970 founded Turtle Bay Dive Center was taken over in May 2020 by the German couple Harry and Tina Scholz. It’s located on the hotel grounds of Turtle Bay Beach Club in Watamu, Kenya, with direct access to the natural sandy beach.
The adjacent Underwater National Park (Watamu Marine National Park & Reserve) is one of the oldest in Africa. Fishing is prohibited in the national park. Encounters with turtles, whale sharks, dolphins and manta rays are not uncommon here. There are over 150 species of colorful and healthy hard and soft corals and a wide variety of fish species.
Watamu is also an important breeding area for turtles - mainly green turtles and hawksbill turtles.
At least twice a day we take our boats to one of the 15 different dive sites on our large reef. All places can be reached within 10 – 25 minutes.
to the natural sandy beach.
#4 - Firefly Ocean Camp
#5 - Diving the Crab by Blue Wave Ltd.
Diving the Crab - Nomads is an experienced 5* Dive Resort on Diani Beach in Southern Kenya.
The dive center has been taking people diving since 1985, making them one of Kenya's most established and reputable dive operations.
A team of PADI instructors offer a range of recreational PADI courses and fun dives throughout the day. Top experiences include Funguo House Reef Wreck and the chance to see turtles, macro life and whale sharks (Nov- Feb).
Equipment is well maintained and the center was recently awarded the 'Pure Air' certification for the quality and cleanliness of their tank filling procedures.
Every month, Diving the Crab works with the marine centre to educate and organize large beach clean-up events. Strong swimmers target areas which are only accessible via boat, while the rest of the community targets beaches accessible from road. The support from the community is amazing!