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About Catalina Divers Supply
Catalina Divers Supply offers world class scuba diving and snorkeling in the waters surrounding Catalina. Kelp forests, fascinating marine life and once-in-a-lifetime experiences await. Guided dives and snorkel experiences are available as well as Discover Scuba for first time divers. Regular boat dives are available aboard the world famous 46' Newton "Scuba Cat" which travels to various dive & snorkel sites around the island. Sales, services and instruction available from our convenient locations.
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My fiancé and I just finished our classes over the weekend. I did a recert and he did his open water class and we both ageee that our experience was better than we would’ve thought because of the amazingly thorough and patient instructor we had....More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Bijonh
swccatalina, Marketing liaison at Catalina Divers Supply, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

What a wonderful review. We're so happy to hear that you enjoyed your time with us and that Joel played such a big part in that. Hopefully you'll come see us again very soon.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had two dives, with different guides each time. Both were professional, friendly and helpful. The dives were new for me, since this was my first experience in temperate waters. The kelp forests are magnificent. I recommend this company for other certified divers interested in...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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swccatalina, Marketing liaison at Catalina Divers Supply, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Glad you enjoyed your time diving on Catalina Island. Thanks for your kind review and we hope to see you again.

Reviewed November 24, 2018 via mobile

Robert was amazing. Very patient and informative. We had a fabulous dive. I thoroughly enjoyed his relaxed yet expert approach to the dive and I felt safe and I had the best dive. I must say the gear was the most updated, newest and up-market...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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swccatalina, marketing liaison at Catalina Divers Supply, responded to this reviewResponded November 25, 2018

We're so happy to hear you enjoyed your dive and hope that you'll return to explore the underwater world with us very soon.

Reviewed November 12, 2018

Ten members of Channel Islands DIvers dive club were on board Scuba Cat on Sunday, November 11 and enjoyed two of the best Southern California dives imaginable. The ocean was calm and flat, the water temperature was 68+ degrees (very comfy in a wet suit)...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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swccatalina, Marketing minion at Catalina Divers Supply, responded to this reviewResponded November 13, 2018

Sounds like a perfect day! It's so exciting to see species that have been protected begin to recover. Thanks so much for the wonderful review and we hope you'll come back again very soon.

Reviewed October 20, 2018 via mobile

This was our first time snorkeling, and Mark’s clear instructions and guidance made it easy. He explained everything clearly, told us what to expect every step of the way, and then gave us the freedom to explore the dive park.

Date of experience: October 2018
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swccatalina, Marketing liaison at Catalina Divers Supply, responded to this reviewResponded October 23, 2018

Glad you enjoyed your first time snorkeling -- hopefully you'll be able to get back in the water soon. Thanks for the great review.

Reviewed October 15, 2018

I signed up with my 28 year old son for the 2 day open water cert. class. Mark was our assigned instructor. He has amazing knowledge and is very clear in his instruction above and below the surface, teaching for some 40 years. As he...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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swccatalina, marketing liaison at Catalina Divers Supply, responded to this reviewResponded October 16, 2018

Congratulations! Glad to hear Mark helped you realize this goal and happy you were able to finish. You'll be looking forward to many years exploring the underwater world and we hope you'll return to do some of that exploring with us.

Reviewed October 9, 2018 via mobile

My friend and I booked a 2 tank boat dive with Catalina Divers Supply while visiting the island. The crew was extremely helpful, friendly, and very professional. Our first dive was at Shiprock and our second was at the Quarry. The boat is very well...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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swccatalina, Marketing liaison at Catalina Divers Supply, responded to this reviewResponded October 10, 2018

I'm glad to hear that you enjoyed your boat dive with us. Glad to hear that the crew was helpful and friendly -- that's what we want to hear. We'll be looking forward to your next visit, but I am sorry to hear about your...More

Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I signed up for a guided dive and on our first dive we had Jeff as our guide. He was absolutely fantastic. He was helpful in every step of the way. Got our gear ready for us, everything Was perfect. Showed us...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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swccatalina, marketing liaison at Catalina Divers Supply, responded to this reviewResponded October 3, 2018

Glad to hear you enjoyed your time with both guides -- they are great. Hopefully you will come see us again soon.

Reviewed October 2, 2018

Great diving site. Dives vary depending on seasons and time of day. Early or late is most fun. Mid - day during the Summer is busy with dive clubs and new divers everywhere. Joel; our guide helped our group of six divers have a fun...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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swccatalina, marketing liaison at Catalina Divers Supply, responded to this reviewResponded October 3, 2018

Thanks for sharing your experiences. Happy you had fun. If you like to avoid the crowds, mid-week diving is great.

Reviewed September 29, 2018 via mobile

These guys are amazing our guides Jeff and Mark were awesome Jeff had over 20000 dives he’s pretty much Aquaman Mark has been diving forever too made sure everyone was comfortable before we dropped in, we had one guy that hadn’t dived in 10 years...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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swccatalina, marketing liaison at Catalina Divers Supply, responded to this reviewResponded October 3, 2018

Happy to hear you'll be introducing your sons to the underwater world with us. Thanks for taking the time to write a review!

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Contact a dive shop in your area. They have programs for certifying kids. I would not recommend diving without proper training.
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