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Address: 414 Orange St, Beaufort, NC 28516-1895
Phone Number: +1 252-728-2265
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Discovery Diving, your headquarters for North Carolina's world class, warm...

Discovery Diving, your headquarters for North Carolina's world class, warm water, wreck diving. Located in Beaufort, North Carolina, an historic seaside town on the Crystal Coast, we are in close proximity to the shipwrecks of the acclaimed Graveyard of the Atlantic. In addition to our dive charters, Discovery is a full service dive operation offering training, gear sales and rentals, and equipment repair.

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Updating Diving Certification

I wanted to update my YMCA Open Water Diving Certification from 1972 and contacted Debbie at Discovery Diving Company (DDC) to see what needed to be done. After a few phone calls... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 26 September 2016
Steve M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

I wanted to update my YMCA Open Water Diving Certification from 1972 and contacted Debbie at Discovery Diving Company (DDC) to see what needed to be done. After a few phone calls, I visited the wonderful folks at DDC, spent about two hours in the pool demonstrating necessary diving skills, viewed several videos and took the final written exam with... More 

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1 Thank Steve M
Topeka, Kansas
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016

Day 1: was excited to go dive the shipwrecks! I picket out my rental gear at the shop (I had my own regulators, computer, gauges, and mask, but needed to rent the rest). the first thing I noticed was the price sheet....... they sure are proud of their equipment..... personally I find it a bit out of line to charge... More 

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Thank Jesse K
Raleigh, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016

We've been going to this shop many times a year for some nice NC coast diving. The captains and crew know their stuff and work hard to ensure a safe and pleasant trip for everyone. Would recommend to anyone.

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Manassas, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016

Just back from two days of diving with Discovery and the captain and crew of the Sea Quest II. First day we planned to dive the U-352, but a storm changed that plan. The captain found us another site, the Hutton and some tugs that were more recently sunk. Lots of interesting marine life, particularly watching barracudas feed on a... More 

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Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2016

I had an amazing time diving with Discovery Diving for the first time this past weekend. We did 2 dives at the Aeolus and the captain and mates were both friendly and helpful. I will definitely be back!

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Thank Debbie S
New York City, New York
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2016

this was my second trip with discover diving .Both trips were a bit of a disappointment . On both occasions we did two dives on the same site. While the dive sites are chosen due to weather conditions . I do think more interesting sites could have been found given the conditions of the day

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2016

Our group had booked the dives for two days and the U-352 was good and the Spar. Next morning the storm came in and I had not seen "Horizontal Rain" and lightning and thunder. We didn't want to risk going out and decided not to dive. We checked with the dive shop and they were going out. I only rate... More 

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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 April 2016

I have 5 dive experiences now with this amazing team of dive guides who look after you both on the boat and ensure your dive experience is one to remember. I get particularly sick on a boat but just battle on, the wrecks are worth every minute of the journey. I travel from the UK and stay at the Harbour... More 

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Thank Michelle C
Rocky Mount, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 March 2016

i returned to discovery not to dive but in a desperate attempt to get my equipment back. i forgot some pretty expensive fins and my favorites. since last fall was the last time i dove i either left them or lost so i called and low & behold they saved them for me for months. i had a great time... More 

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1 Thank James S
La Pine, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2016

I recently completed my PADI Dive Instructor training with Discovery Diving and was more than pleased with their service, fun-loving attitudes, and willingness to go above and beyond for their students. If you're looking for a shop where you get to know the people you're diving with and the staff are fun and approachable, then Discovery Diving is for you!... More 

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