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Your Gateway to Vancouver Island's Underwater Wonders!

Welcome to Sink or Swim Scuba. Your journey into the depths of Vancouver Islands coastal treasures begins here! 

Nestled amidst the lush landscapes and rugged shores, our locally-owned dive shop is more than a destination—it’s a portal to a world of awe-inspiring underwater adventures.

Dive Into Diversity

Vancouver Island’s aquatic ecosystems are renowned for their biodiversity. From vibrant kelp forests swaying in the currents to the elusive marine life that calls these waters home, Sink or Swim Scuba equips you to explore the full spectrum of underwater marvels.

Whether you’re a seasoned diver or a curious beginner, our passionate team caters to all skill levels, ensuring each plunge is an unforgettable experience.

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Why Choose Sink or Swim Scuba

As advocates for the environment, we are committed to responsible diving practices. We believe in leaving no trace and preserving the fragile underwater habitats for generations to come. Join us in our efforts to protect and conserve the marine wonders that make Vancouver Island a globally cherished diving destination.

Dive into the mesmerizing aquatic realm that has made Vancouver Island famous.

Our team of certified instructors offers a comprehensive range of courses, starting from entry-level certifications to advanced training, guaranteeing your readiness to embark on your underwater journey.
Our seasoned diving experts are more than just guides; they're storytellers, educators, and custodians of the ocean. With an intimate knowledge of local dive sites and marine life, they'll lead you on expeditions that unveil the hidden narratives of the underwater world.
We understand that quality gear is the cornerstone of a safe and thrilling dive. Our shop proudly boasts a carefully curated selection of top-tier diving equipment, from masks and fins to cutting-edge underwater technology. Count on us to provide you with gear that's as reliable as it is innovative, guaranteeing you a seamless and secure dive every time.
Our state-of-the-art equipment ensures your safety and comfort throughout your dive. We meticulously maintain our gear, so you can focus on the wonders below without worry.
Our team of experienced and certified technicians are not only passionate about diving but also highly skilled in servicing premium brands. They undergo rigorous training to stay updated on the latest industry standards and techniques.

Great dive shop, knowledgeable staff with a passion for diving. Excellent service to meet all your diving needs!

We were here in the summer to give our son a diving gift. From the first contact to the preparation and implementation: everything was super nice and professional!
Thank you

The best dive shop on the island!
Whether it’s training, gear, or a a guided dive, they will set you up with what you need.

Commitment to Excellence

At Sink or Swim Scuba, we do more than simply venture into the ocean’s depths; we immerse ourselves in creating unforgettable experiences for our valued clients. Our unwavering dedication to safety, adventure, and exceptional service has consistently astounded divers from across the globe.

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