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Address: 3917 S Croatan Hwy, Nags Head, NC 27959-9796
Phone Number: 252-449-8349
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 6:00 pm

Our goal is to supply our customers with the best possible equipment and...

Our goal is to supply our customers with the best possible equipment and service available in the dive industry. The Outer Banks Dive Center is your personal dive center. If you have a suggestion, please make it, we'll listen. We specialize in meeting the needs of new divers through the advanced and technical divers.Training is offered at all levels from the beginning diver through Technical Instructor Trainer. We are an accredited NAUI Career Training Center with Instructor Trainers and Course Directors on staff.Courses are available from the following agencies:NAUI, PADI, IANTD, DAN, and NSS-CDS.

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Excellent Dive Operation

I have been diving the Atlantic for years and I was very impressed with the OBX Dive Center charter I went out on this past week. I've been out with the OBX DC several times over... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 22, 2014
Williamsburg, Virginia
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Williamsburg, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

I have been diving the Atlantic for years and I was very impressed with the OBX Dive Center charter I went out on this past week. I've been out with the OBX DC several times over the years and I've never been disappointed. The thing that impresses me most is how focused the OBX DC crew is on the safety.... More 

4 Thank Rico1965
Richmond, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

I just got off the Outer Bank Dive Center boat after making two dives on the Jackson -- a US Coast Guard cutter sunk in the hurricane of 1944. I also dove with them last year and two years ago, including on the U-85, a German sub sunk in 1942. I started diving in 1986 and I've dove in the... More 

9 Thank Kuyamakoy
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2013

First of all, let me say that I'm a newer diver, and haven't had much experience with other dive shops except for my local shop, taking my open water certification, and a great shop on Grand Cayman called "Living the Dream Divers." My experience with Outer Banks Dive Center was not a good one for several reasons. We had to... More 

19 Thank SkiBumBL
Nags Head, North Carolina
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2013

I am not one to go on Trip Advisor unless the service is exemplary or uniquely poor. This is the first of what will be future reminder reviews concerning this dive shop. If you like and expect quality dive shops, OBX Dive Center is NOT the dive shop for you. Putting this dive shop's quality in terms of cars for... More 

12 Thank stevejulieboys
johnobxdive, Manager at Outer Banks Dive Center, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments, this is a great tool for us to improve on things that we need to fix and capitalize on our strengths. We are sorry to hear that you were displeased by your experience with us. Our Cancellation Policy is clearly stated in your signed credit authorization form, posted multiple places in the shop, and was... More 

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