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Aquatic Safaris SCUBA Center

#7 of 23 Boat Tours & Water Sports in Wilmington Features Animals
7220 Wrightsville Ave, Ste A, Wilmington, NC 28403-7230
+1 910-392-4386
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Excellent dive operation

I have been on many, many dives with Aquatic Safaris. My first time out with them was in 1989 and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ed B
Wilmington, North Carolina

The was a great dive experience. Paul, Mike, Brian, Lloyd, Adam and Ethan were great hosts for our... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Charles M
Trumbull County, Ohio
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Aquatic Safaris has specialized in SCUBA diving charters, instruction, gear sales, repair, and travel in Wilmington, NC since 1988. We are constantly striving to improve our shop and our service. Aquatic Safaris operates two USCG certified custom dive boats, a 30' and a 48'. Our boats run daily dive charters to wrecks and ledges off Wrightsville Beach. We are a full service facility, including on the spot nitrox fills up to 100% O2 and Trimix.
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good23%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible11%
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7220 Wrightsville Ave, Ste A, Wilmington, NC 28403-7230
+1 910-392-4386
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been on many, many dives with Aquatic Safaris. My first time out with them was in 1989 and my most recent was 3 weeks ago. They always have a good staff, good boat captains, and an all around safe operation. They always give...More

Thank Ed B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The was a great dive experience. Paul, Mike, Brian, Lloyd, Adam and Ethan were great hosts for our party of 14. We made six dives,including three wrecks and the fossil ledge. The pre-dive briefings were very thorough and informative. The AS1 was roomy and comfortable....More

Thank Charles M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a great dive. This was my first ocean dive and since my brother had to cancel, I was alone. They easily set me up with a buddy and were very friendly and professional. The rental equipment was in good condition also. My only disappointment...More

Thank Bill W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My first choice for diving in the southern part of the NC coast...very safe, professional, friendly and fun...awesome dive operation.... People who are used to Caribbean type diving may want to hire a divemaster..which Aquatic Safaris will arrange...NC diving is a little more intense than...More

Thank Troy M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Terrible service and unprofessional attitudes. I called about going out to dive with them. The person I spoke with had no idea about their dives or diving in general. I ended up renting my gear from them and the place smelled. Everything seemed cramped and...More

Thank Dave T
Reviewed 13 July 2017

My son completed his Advanced Open Water Certification with Aquatic Safaris and my husband took a separate pleasure dive while we vacationed last week. Both were happy with their experiences. As the wife and mother on shore, I felt secure knowing that my guys were...More

Thank Marghie E
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

Very organized and professional. Open and upfront with weather conditions and recommendations. Great group to go diving with.

Thank krondor100
Reviewed 4 June 2017

So we recently did two different charters with Aquatic Safari and overall I am extremely happy with this dive shop. The first dives were on the smaller boat the ASCII, which is a fine dive boat in and of itself. The crew was quite nice...More

Thank azstinger11
Reviewed 29 May 2017

diving was very good, crew very good also... The Dive boat and gear were very good too. I bought a scuba pro reg set and I am very satisfied...

Thank Daniel F
Reviewed 19 August 2016

We did a charter boat to Fossil Ledge. Great staff, very helpful and provide good information about the dive site. The shop had the equipment ready and separated waiting for us when we arrive to pick them up. Will use them again for further charters,...More

Thank Yuri_The_Traveler
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