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Sink or Swim Scuba

#7 of 16 Boat Tours & Water Sports in Nanaimo Features Animals
2-4131 Mostar Rd, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9T 6A6, Canada
+1 250-758-7946
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I have done all my training through SOS, they are very professional and their main focus is getting... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
LTodhunter
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Nanaimo, Canada
Great Friendly Dive Shop

Shelagh and Ray help make Vancouver Island's waters accessible for local and visiting divers. Air... read more

Reviewed 12 December 2016
TomHlavac
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Nanaimo, Canada
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“dive shop” (5 reviews)
“rental gear” (2 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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2-4131 Mostar Rd, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9T 6A6, Canada
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have done all my training through SOS, they are very professional and their main focus is getting people back into the water. SOS is more then just a dive shop they become your dive family

Thank LTodhunter
shelaghricher, Owner at Sink or Swim Scuba, responded to this review

Thanks LT. We're so happy you've joined our diving family and have been happy with your experiences with our shop, our Instructors and Dive masters. We look forward to diving our favorite dive sites with you!

Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

Shelagh and Ray help make Vancouver Island's waters accessible for local and visiting divers. Air, EAN, equipment and sundries all available. The shop supports the local dive community heavily. Shelagh and Ray can hook you up for shore dives or charters. Great service.

Thank TomHlavac
shelaghricher, Owner at Sink or Swim Scuba, responded to this review

Thanks Tom! We have a great team who do their best time and time again. They love diving and it shows.

Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

Stopped with two teenagers to do some shore dives in Naniamo. Rental gear was fairly new and wetsuits fit well. Instructor and Divemaster were good and professional.More

Thank dw_calfire
Shelagh R, Owner at Sink or Swim Scuba, responded to this review

Thanks DW. I know Blake and Bianca enjoyed diving with you and the kids. Happy to show you all the underwater critters we have here. Hope you enjoyed your visit with one of our local wolf eels! We look forward to diving with you again...More

Reviewed 20 April 2016

My soon took an open water advanced course with sink or swim. Very Friendly professional people who really know what they're doing. My son felt very comfortable and safe with them. Highly Recommended to beginners to advanced!More

1  Thank fishingguy2015
Shelagh R, Owner at Sink or Swim Scuba, responded to this review

Thanks Fishingguy, we appreicate your feedback. I'm glad your son felt safe and comfortable with us during his course. That's what it's all about for us, making sure our students are comfortable and have an enjoyable experience. We hope to see him in the water...More

Reviewed 4 July 2015 via mobile

I rented gear at Sink or Swim for a sunday morning drop in dive and in 100 dives with rental equipment i can say that it is the best gear i've ever got. Everything was top quality and looked brand new. Also everyone from the...More

Thank Romain M
Shelagh R, Owner at Sink or Swim Scuba, responded to this review

Romain, Thank you for your review. We're glad you liked our shop and staff and we enjoyed diving with you. Shelagh

Reviewed 6 March 2015

I recently shopped around at the different dive stores in Nanaimo and was blown away by the level of professionalism at Sink or Swim. Can't wait to start diving with these guys!! Extremely helpful staff, answered all my questions and went well beyond. You could...More

Thank lkitch_18
Shelagh R, Owner at Sink or Swim Scuba, responded to this review

Thanks so much for the positive feedback. It means a lot to us that you had a good experience in our shop and walked away happy and confident. Most of our Instructors have been diving with us and training with us for years and have...More

Reviewed 7 April 2014 via mobile

Girlfriend and I showed up at 1pm on a Friday with our gear and cert cards. We needed a tank and weights each and told them we have time for one simple shore dive before we hit the road again. They accommodated us immediately with...More

2  Thank nithomas
Shelagh R, Owner at Sink or Swim Scuba, responded to this review

Thanks for the review! We hope next time you two come out to the island you'll look us up again and join us for a couple of dives!

Reviewed 8 September 2013

My son and I spent two days diving with Sink or Swim. We dove from the shore - saw seals, a sea lion, octopus, beautiful sun stars and rich fish life. Laurel and Steve were our guides and they were as knowledgeable and professional as...More

Thank Tusker_Explorer
Reviewed 26 August 2013

We are a family of four and we had our own program tailored to our needs. Our instructor was first class - patient and professional. I was never uncomfortable or anxious for my children at any time. We all went away excited and ready for...More

Thank Sylviaayers
shelaghricher, Owner at Sink or Swim Scuba, responded to this review

We are so happy you enjoyed your PADI open water course with us. We look forward to all of you returning for some fun dives and/or upgrading your dive skills and experience with some more PADI courses.

Reviewed 2 August 2013

We couldn't spend time in Nanaimo without seeing our favorite divers. Of course this time we had our 2 year old who was just as excited about all the great gear as we were. What a wonderful chance to catch up with such great people....More

Thank Ruth E
Shelagh R, Owner at Sink or Swim Scuba, responded to this review

Wouldn't a big group trip be fun? Sounds great! We enjoyed catching up with you and Owen. Miss seeing you two more often, but really glad you dropped by. Shelagh

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