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The Diving Locker

#21 of 60 Boat Tours & Water Sports in Vancouver Features Animals
2745 4th Ave W, Vancouver, British Columbia V6K 1P9, Canada
+1 604-736-2681
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Great Dive Shop

My daughter and I did our dry suit training with The Diving Locker, and they were great. I then did... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Great Vancouver Dive Shop!

I did a 2 tank fun dive with the Vancouver Diving Locker. Needless to say, I had a great time and... read more

Reviewed 5 July 2017
Kenny W
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The Diving Locker has been introducing new divers to the exciting world of SCUBA Diving for over 40 years. Our friendly professional diving instructors are ready to teach you how to safely enjoy the amazing underwater world. Come explore beautiful BC Coast dive sites with us, or join us a on warm Tropical Dive Vacation. We provide all PADI Certifications (year round), quality snorkeling equipment, prescription dive and snorkeling masks, new and used diving equipment,gear rentals and complete dive gear servicing.
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2745 4th Ave W, Vancouver, British Columbia V6K 1P9, Canada
+1 604-736-2681

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Reviewed 4 days ago

My daughter and I did our dry suit training with The Diving Locker, and they were great. I then did a Dive Safari on Sunday. Just an unbelievably good group of people. Tess, Matt and Regina were wonderful. The diving was fantastic. Cannot recommend enough.

Thank CanuckHorn
Reviewed 5 July 2017

I did a 2 tank fun dive with the Vancouver Diving Locker. Needless to say, I had a great time and was particularly impressed with Matt. He was a great dive guide and would always check up on the divers, both in and out of...More

Thank Kenny W
Reviewed 8 May 2017

I chose The Diving locker for my scuba certification because of the flexible course schedule. You can choose your night of the week for pool and theory sessions or do several nights in a row or mix and match. The disadvantage of this is your...More

Thank Jim C
Reviewed 6 March 2017

Trained here, got the opportunity to teach here briefly... they are the best and diving in Vancouver is great. All the staff are awesome and experienced in so many aspects of diving. The shop is full of great equipment and people that know their stuff...More

Thank Clumsy B
Reviewed 24 February 2017

The staff at the Diving Locker are all very approachable, knowledgeable and patient!!! I am a diving instructor's worse nightmare. Where my husband breezed through a 2 day course my high anxiety levels prevented me from overcoming some diving issues. The instructors worked with me...More

Thank bakedtomatoe
Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

Two of us worked our way through a classroom and pool class Tahvo was a patient and well spoken teacher. His clear and concise in instruction translated into two wonderful ocean dives. All the staff does a great job in encouraging new and old divers...More

Thank Peruloveaffair
Reviewed 22 May 2016

For Christmas, I bought an 'Introductory to Scuba Diving' class for each of my daughters who range in age from 13 to 19. Being a diver myself, I wanted them to experience the sensation of breathing underwater. The classroom portion of the lesson was at...More

Thank Rod R
Reviewed 10 May 2016 via mobile

We did our PADI open water certification here and were totally impressed. The owner was incredibly friendly and helpful. I was fairly nervous beforehand but our instructor, Drew, was fantastic. I was much more comfortable thanks to his easygoing but professional attitude. And it was...More

Thank Katja M
Reviewed 26 December 2015 via mobile

I have done my Dry suite course with Paul Quiggle. A real instructor who cares about his students. Very good service , transport, and a real good and friendly people in the Diving Locker. I wasn't from Vancouver but they helped me with everything and...More

Thank Shaya1980
Reviewed 15 December 2015 via mobile

Have done a couple of courses and several fun dives with the staff here and always enjoyed them. Great staff and highly recommend their store.

Thank Chris76415
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12 July 2017|
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Response from Jim C | Reviewed this property |
Wetsuit is sufficient but a dry suit is better. Call or email the shop and they'll get you set up. Maybe I'll see you as I dive with them often. Visibility is widely variable in summer but still lots to see. Octopuses are... More
Sara W
31 October 2016|
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Response from DivingLocker | Property representative |
Hello Sara, spring is a great time to dive (in fact the best time to dive is winter time). The water temperature will be about 7°C so we highly recommend to use a Drysuit (Drysuit orientation or Drysuit Specialty is... More