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The Diving Locker

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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...more
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2745 4th Ave W, Vancouver, British Columbia V6K 1P9, Canada
+1 604-736-2681
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed July 5, 2018 via mobile

I completed my open water certification at the diving locker and I’m certain that I will take my future courses at the diving locker. The instructors are informative, patient to each and every student. I like how frequent they run their scuba diving courses and...More

2  Thank Joanna Z
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Reviewed August 11, 2015

the staff are friendly and helpful and they offer free transportation to Porteau Cove but it is a long day, equipment they offer is old and worn out but functional, just remember to know where you drop your equipment off on the ground if you...More

3  Thank mulgrew
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Reviewed July 5, 2018 via mobile

I completed my open water certification at the diving locker and I’m certain that I will take my future courses at the diving locker. The instructors are informative, patient to each and every student. I like how frequent they run their scuba diving courses and...More

2  Thank Joanna Z
Reviewed January 19, 2018 via mobile

Had my first dive in Vancouver BC with these guys. Can’t recommend highly enough if your wanting to dive Vancouver look these guys up! A special word of thanks to Tess Hedderich for the help! :)

Thank Clive L
Reviewed August 29, 2017

I did two fun dives yesterday (August 28th, 2017) with my fiancé and best friend at Whytecliff Park. Our Dive Master was Ivan and he was very knowledgeable about diving and Vancouver marine life. He was super nice and very helpful. I would recommend Ivan...More

1  Thank Kristen R
Reviewed August 13, 2017

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 July 5, 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

1  Thank Kenny W
Reviewed May 7, 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 March 6, 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 February 23, 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 July 17, 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 May 21, 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
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July 11, 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
October 31, 2016|
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Response from Greg K | 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