Top Scuba Dive Shops in New York

Ready to check out the best shops in New York for scuba diving, snorkeling, shore diving, free diving or other ocean activities? Zentacle has 22 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 New York to suit your needs.
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Big Blue Scuba

#1 - Big Blue Scuba


As a PADI dive center, Big Blue SCUBA provides diving training, adventure tours, dive equipment retails. We are the authorized dealer of GULL, SCUBAPRO, AQUA LUNG, CRESSI, etc. Every Big Blue instructor is fully accredited with PADI trained in both Primary ( CPR ) and Secondary Care ( First Aid ). We actively engaged in promoting Standard Safe Diving Practices, Environmental Awareness and Divers Alert Network ( DAN ).

Safety, Education, and Fun is our goal with the foundation of our business built on passion, customer service, and hard work. We are working hard to promote and publicize recreational scuba diving in the United States and help to cultivate this new and under- developed industry with our experience and commitment to our goals.

Big Blue upholds the highest standards in the diving industry.

There is nothing more fun than exploring the underwater world with everyone speaking the same language - SCUBA.

Freedom Scuba USA

#2 - Freedom Scuba USA

Freedom Scuba USA is a retail dive shop located in Baldwinsville, New York, United States. The shop has classrooms and trainings in .
Pisces School Of Dive, Inc.

#3 - Pisces School Of Dive, Inc.

Scuba Diving around the Cape Town Area. Specializing in Sharks, Seals, Wrecks and Reefs. Among the most spectacular diving in the world. Pisces Divers is a PADI Five Star IDC Centre, providing the full range of PADI training courses. We also have a well-stocked retail shop, a servicing center and air and nitrox filling station on site.
Good Life Divers

#4 - Good Life Divers

Discover the beach dive sites of Long Island with Danny Rivera's new book - out now! It is your comprehensive guide to the best local dives in the area with all the detailed information that divers want to know before they arrive.
Bluefin Diving

#5 - Bluefin Diving

Blue Fin Diving is your full service PADI DIVE CENTER located just 6 miles east of Ogdensburg in St. Lawrence County, NY.USA Look for the big red and white flag. SCUBA Experience all offered by a PADI CERTIFIED Master SCUBA Diver Instructor. Our professional standards are for the safety and fun of our customers.

SALES - We offer new equipment from Tusa, Mares, OTS, Harvey's, Trident, Amoxtec and Torpedo Ink. Scuba-Max. We also offer used equipment for the diver just starting out.

RENTALS - Our rental gear is of the top quality and is serviced regularly for your safety.

COURSES - We offer courses from Basic Open Water to Dive Master and an aray of specialties such as Deep Water, Rescue Dry Suit, Night Diving just to name a few.

SERVICE - We offer Air-Fills and Nitrox on site, VIP Inspections, Regulator & BCD Service as well as Wet Suit and Dry Suit repairs.

Pan Aqua Diving, Inc.

#6 - Pan Aqua Diving, Inc.


We are a full service dive store in Manhattan, providing the largest selection of dive equipment, scuba training lessons from Open Water Diver through Dive Instructor, tropical & local dive travel and professional personal service, all throughout the New York, Tri-State area.

Kraken Scuba

#7 - Kraken Scuba


PADI 5-Star IDC Dive Center offering a full range of scuba diving courses including professional level instruction! We our a full retail store and service center able to sell, rent and service scuba equipment of different brands. Come join us for your next class or just to do some local diving with us. We even run international dive trips!


#8 - Treshers



Professional Scuba

#9 - Professional Scuba


Professional Scuba has been at the same location for 30 years. We sell Scubapro and other brands of equipment. We also do Scuba training and certification from open water through Divemaster. We offer group Dive travel trips and also can support your individual Dive travel needs. We are a PADI 5 Star Dive Shop

Gotham Divers

#10 - Gotham Divers


Full service dive centre in Manhattan and Bloomfield NJ

Adventure Scuba, Inc.

#11 - Adventure Scuba, Inc.

Adventure Scuba PADI 5 Star IDC in New York City. We are a 2nd generation business. We train divers of all ages to all levels. Don't just learn how do dive let us teach you to "be a diver" !
Captain Mike's Diving Services, Inc.

#12 - Captain Mike's Diving Services, Inc.



Thats the motto at Captain Mikes Diving. Located on City Island, New York, Mikes Diving is NYC's scuba diving headquarters. At this 5-Star PADI Training Facility; we offer scuba diving instruction, scuba certification and education on all topics.

The shop is owned and operated by Michael Carew, a ten-year veteran of the N.Y.P.D. Scuba team. He is a scuba diving enthusiast whose expertise make each scuba dive experience a true adventure. Wreck diving, lobster and fish hunts, and searching for antique bottles from the 1700's are among our favorite dive adventures.

For those who want to take NYC scuba diving to another level, we offer regular diving charters around NYC. If you prefer the warmer waters, Mikes Diving hosts trips to destinations such as The Bahamas, Florida Keys, Bonaire and other breathtaking scuba diving trip destinations around the world!

Hampton Dive Center

#13 - Hampton Dive Center


Welcome to the Adventure! Change your lifestyle, become a Scuba Diver! Hampton Dive Center is committed to developing exciting new programs, worldwide excursions and fun local events to keep diving interesting and increase the knowledge of divers. We are a PADI 5-Star IDC Center and we teach everything from Youth Programs all the way through Technical and Professional Diving! Hampton Dive Center is a fully equipped facility often referred to as a "one-stop-shop".  In addition to a fully stocked sales floor, we have our own private:

  • heated & indoor pool 
  • open water facility
  • boat charters

To see our list of offered courses, please visit: 

WaterHorse Adventures Dive Shop

#14 - WaterHorse Adventures Dive Shop

You will find us in Upstate New York at the Gateway to the Adirondacks and The Queen of America's Lakes - Lake George. Whether joining us on our boat for a local dive or travelling with us on a unique dive vacation, our staff is always here to help make your trip hassle free and memorable.
Scuba Network

#15 - Scuba Network


We are a PADI 5 Star Facility and offer classes from Discover Scuba through Master Scuba Diver & a Variety of Technical & Specialty Courses including Dive Professional and First Aid Instruction.  SCUBA Network will train you to be the best diver you can be!

Our Service Department can keep your gear in tiptop shape and ready to dive, from annual service to damage repair.  we handle all brands from Apeks to Zeagle, from BCDs to Regulators to Dive Computers, if its a SCUBA gear issue we have you covered!

Our Training staff is in the pool with classes starting every month and local dives for certification held year-round OR you can be referred out to exotic dive spots from Fiji to Florida and Maui to the Maldives...and every dive destination in-between!

Stingray Divers Inc.

#16 - Stingray Divers Inc.

Located in Brooklyn, New York City. Since 1991, Stingray Divers have prided ourselves in the service, sales, instructions, and travel. We have been providing these services to our Northeast's diving community . We were the first and are still one of the only dive shops to offer Nitrox, Trimix, and Argon fills in New York City. Because we are owned and operated by very active divers, you can be sure youre getting information based on first-hand experience.
Binghamton University

#17 - Binghamton University

Binghamton University is a retail dive shop located in Binghamton, New York, United States. The shop has classrooms and trainings in .
Port Divers, Inc.

#18 - Port Divers, Inc.

Port Divers, Inc. is a retail dive shop located in Port Jefferson Station, New York, United States. The shop has classrooms and trainings in .
Scuba Network NYC

#19 - Scuba Network NYC


Scuba Network in New York City is a Full-Service dive shop with over 30 years experience and winner of the 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2021 Top Performing Facility Trophy. We run exotic scuba travel with a New York guide, safe and effective Scuba Classes, and discounted gear that beats online prices. We will help you get your scuba certification that lasts for a lifetime. Our pool is located in Manhattan on the Lower East Side.

The staff of SCUBA Network is made up not only of Instructors and Divemasters, but Instructor Trainers, meaning we teach how to teach SCUBA Diving. We have over 120 years of combined diving experience among our staff members, and over 100 years of teaching experience. We’ve been doing this since 1989! SCUBA Diving is our lives, and we love what we do. You will always get professional and practical scuba diving advice from our staff no matter who you talk to. And we want to talk to you!

Our goal is to make sure you learn everything you need to be safe in the Open Water, while giving you the best possible service our staff can offer. When you have our name on your referral paperwork, you can be certain that you have been trained above the minimum standards set by the training agencies. We keep the flow of our classes smooth with a simple order of logistics and clear communication to meet your needs. When you earn your SCUBA certification with us, you become part of our SCUBA family. That’s why our personal standard is to only hire SCUBA instructors we would feel comfortable teaching our loved ones to dive.

All of our academic reviews are done 1-on-1 to make sure each student has a firm grip on SCUBA theory before they get wet. All of our classes are taught with 4 students per instructor (half of a full size group), giving you the attention you deserve to learn this amazing new sport and shave time off your development as a scuba diver. Want your own instructor? Book a private class with any one of our awesome staff instructors. We want you to leave our facility feeling excited to show off your new skills.

S.U.N.Y. Oneonta

#20 - S.U.N.Y. Oneonta

A liberal arts college with a pre-professional focus, SUNY Oneonta features outstanding and accessible faculty, students committed to academics and community service, exceptional technology, and modern athletic facilities, and a beautiful campus. SUNY Oneonta unites excellence in teaching, scholarship, civic engagement, and stewardship to create a student-centered learning community.
School of Fish Swim and Scuba Inc.

#21 - School of Fish Swim and Scuba Inc.

Located at Rocky Point, New York Discover Scuba is a two hour experience where after a quick orientation you will be diving our swimming pool. If you decide you like SCUBA and want to continue your training there are several options available depending on how far you want to take it.
Middletown Scuba

#22 - Middletown Scuba

We have everything you need to begin or continue your diving adventure with Middletown Scuba, including lessons. Learn to Dive Class with Middletown Scuba!