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Address: 2745 4th Ave W, Vancouver, British Columbia V6K 1P9, Canada
Phone Number:
+1 604-736-2681
Today
10:00 - 18:00
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 - 16:00
Mon - Fri 10:00 - 18:00
Sat 10:00 - 17:30
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
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The Diving Locker has been introducing new divers to the exciting world of...

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 BC Coast dive sites with us, or join us a on warm Tropical Dive Vacation. We provide all PADI Certifications (year round), quality snorkeling equipment, prescription dive and snorkeling masks, new and used diving equipment,gear rentals and complete dive gear servicing.

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Hopping and happening Diving facility and store

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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 18 July 2016
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Vancouver Canada
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Vancouver Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 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 to continue to grow within PADI with their knowledge and enthusiasm. The store is well... More 

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Surrey, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 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 the Diving Locker store, and lasted for about ninety minutes, covering everything necessary to scuba... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 May 2016 via mobile

We did our PADI open water certification here and were totally impressed. The owner was incredibly friendly and helpful. I was fairly nervous beforehand but our instructor, Drew, was fantastic. I was much more comfortable thanks to his easygoing but professional attitude. And it was cold but not as bad as I imagined - we did opt for dry suits.... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2015 via mobile

I have done my Dry suite course with Paul Quiggle. A real instructor who cares about his students. Very good service , transport, and a real good and friendly people in the Diving Locker. I wasn't from Vancouver but they helped me with everything and helped me to have a very good experience.

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Abbotsford, British Columbia, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2015 via mobile

Have done a couple of courses and several fun dives with the staff here and always enjoyed them. Great staff and highly recommend their store.

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Pasco, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2015 via mobile

We had a great time and learned a lot as well. Russ was a great instructor. All the staff was friendly and helpful.

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Burnaby, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2015 via mobile

I had no idea what to expect but the PADI certification process for Open Water Diver was a fun and very thorough process with the Diving Locker. A combined effort by staff, instructors, and students made the entire process an amazing time. I was able to finish PADI Level 1 Open Water in 2 weeks as advertised. You can also... More 

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vancouver
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 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 are renting, if not someone will snag it and you are struck with theirs just... More 

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North Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 April 2015

This review comes a bit late but better late than never! The first time we went with dive locker was on a safari trip. We did two shore dives and other than the shock of cold water after only having dived in warm water it was a great experience. Ray took us out and took the time to ensure we... More 

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DivingLocker, Guest Relations Manager at The Diving Locker, responded to this review

Hi Hvanos, thank you very much for your positive review, even though it was a little while ago. We always appreciate feedback no matter how soon or late! I just send Ray this link to have a look at it, I am sure he will be happy to hear about your kind words. Also I am happy you guys enjoyed... More 

Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 March 2015

I got my open water and advanced certification with the awesome people at the diving locker. Have been so grateful for their guidance, patience and friendly company. Everyone on staff that I have met so far has been wonderful and helpful. They really put in their all to make your dives a great experience, and I for one am truly... More 

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DivingLocker, Guest Relations Manager at The Diving Locker, responded to this review

Hi Aillidh, thank you very much for your recent review. We all at the Diving Locker appreciate feedback and share a passion for diving and everything that is involved. The diving here can be challenging and we are proud of our students and their accomplishments! We hope to see you back for your Rescue class, a specialty or just a... More 

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