Little Cayman, Caymen Islands – September 8th – 15th, 2018

Little Cayman had been named a top dive site in the Caribbean for its iconic Bloody Bay Wall, year-round perfect diving conditions, pristine coral reefs, and spectacular marine life. Reflecting Little Cayman’s quaint charm and intimate warmth, Little Cayman Beach Resort is a secluded oceanfront oasis with a relaxed island ambiance, a boutique spa, Caribbean-inspired cuisine, and gracious personal service that treats guests to the true island experience.

COST:
• $2395

INCLUDES:
• RT Air from Columbus
• 7 Nights accommodations at Little Cayman Beach Resort
• Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
• 6 Days 3 Tank Dives
• Bloody Bay Wall Dive

Deposits:
• $250 deposit
• $700 due May 8th
• $700 due July 8th
• Balance due August 18th

The Small Details:
$2395 Diver-Double Occupancy* $2095 Non-Diver Double
$130 Unlimited Nitrox $500 Single Supplement
$1595 Land Only Gratuities not Included
All trip payments are check/cash are nonrefundable. May transfer spot.

 

**LIMITED SPACE! Register ASAP!**

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Cooper River, South Carolina – July 4th – 8th, 2018

Have you ever imagined what it would be like to scuba dive over 10 million years ago? Come dive where the ancient Megalodon once lived and recover million year old teeth and other prehistoric artifacts.

We will do two tank dives each day on the Cooper River in South Carolina. Jump into the murky water and bring up million year old treasures!

Megalodon is an extinct species of shark that lived approximately 15.9 to 2.6 million years ago.  The Megalodon shark is regarded as one of the largest and most powerful predators in history.  This giant shark reached lengths of 60 feet.  Scientists believe it looked like a stockier version of the great white shark. The name Megalodon means “big tooth.”

COST:
• $110 Two-Tank Dive – Additional days available

INCLUDES:
• 2 Day Boat Charter w/ 4 dives

You Provide:
• All gear, including tanks and weights

 

**LIMITED SPACE! Register ASAP!**

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North Carolina Wreck Diving – May 12th – 13th, 2018

Join the Columbus Scuba family on a trip to North Carolina.  We will be diving with Olympus Dive Center out of Morehead City, NC., and plan to dive such wrecks as the German U-boat 352, Schurz a WWI gun boat, Papoose  a tanker torpedoed by German U-boat 124 and the Aeolus sunk as part of the artificial reef program.  All the dives are 100’ – 110’ deep, so Advanced Open Water and Nitrox Certification are required for this trip.

Wreck Diving in the Graveyard of the Atlantic

Bathed by the clear, warm waters of the Gulf Stream, the coast of North Carolina offers some of the best scuba and wreck diving in the United States. Whether interested in sight-seeing, underwater photography, maritime or military history, a technical diver or just beginning, North Carolina offers something for scuba divers of all interests and skill levels.

 Nitrox:  If not yet certified this is a great opportunity to take advantage of the benefits of nitrox.  Learn how nitrox can increase your no decompression bottom times, especially on repetitive dives.  In this course you will learn how to manage oxygen exposure, analyze oxygen content in your scuba tank and how to set your dive computer for diving enriched air nitrox.

 Specialty Courses: Already an AOW diver and want to get your deep diver or boat diver specialty card?  This is the time to do it.

COST:
• $295 per diver
• Optional Add-Ons:
– $ Deep Diver Specialty
– $ Boat Diver Specialty

INCLUDES:
• 2 Day Boat Charter w/ 4 dives

You Provide:
• Transportation to Morehead City, NC.
• Lodging
• Dive gear
• meals
• air fills ($6; $14 for nitrox)

The Small Details:
• Divers are responsible for fills
• Gratuities Not Included

Requirements:
• AOW Certified
• Nitrox Certified
• Minimum of 25 logged dives
• 2 Ocean boat dives
• 5 dives to 70′ or deeper

**LIMITED SPACE! Register ASAP!**

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Bonaire – June 24th – July 1st, 2018

Bonaire has consistently ranked as the finest scuba diving destination in the Caribbean, making it one of those rare destinations that divers return to year after year. Colorful Dutch architecture and fun, the Divi Flamingo Beach Resort and Casino is perfect for world-class Caribbean scuba diving. Walk from the resort into town to enjoy shopping & dining. Grab a tank and dive one of the 60 shore locations. Relax by one of the two pools, or hit the spa or casino.

$1850 Per Diver*

INCLUDES
• RT Air from Columbus
• 7 Nights accommodations at Divi-Flaming Resort & Casino
• 6 Days Unlimited Shore Diving
• 5 Days 2-3 Tank Boat Diving**
• Daily Breakfast
• Four Themed Dinners

The Small Details:
• $1850.00 Diver-Double Occupancy w/ 2-tank boat dive package*
• $110.00 unlimited nitrox
• $56 Upgrade to 3-tank Daily Boat Dives**
• $325.00 Single Diver Charge
• $1550 Non-Diver Double
• $1100 Land Only
• $250 Ocean Front or $275
• $25 Marine Park Fee Not Incl.
• Gratuities Not Included

Deposit Schedule

  • $350 Deposit
  • $500 due March 1st
  • $500 due May 1st
  • Balance due June 1st

All trip payments are check/cash are nonrefundable. May transfer spot.

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Scuba Valentine’s Day Special!

Valentine’s Day is a great reminder to show our loved ones how much we care about them; and what goes better with couples activities than scuba?

From now until February 14th, (V-Day) – when any two people sign up for their Open Water Certification, get $50 off the price for EACH person.

Couples can consist of any two people! Husbands/Wives, Parents/Kids, Cousins, Couples, and more!

Use code: VAL50 at checkout. Register for your course, here.

Have questions? Contact us and we’ll help!

 

Ginnie Springs, Florida – March 10th – 17th, 2018

Join the Columbus Scuba family for our annual Ginnie Springs Florida trip.

Cavern: In the Cavern Course we will focus on line handling, reel use and emergency procedures, specialized equipment for cavern diving, such as lights and redundant breathing systems, techniques for avoiding disorientation, dive planning, depth and distance limitations and air management.

Advanced Open Water: In this course we will work on the skills learned in Open Water. Advanced Open Water is “just more diving.” Learn about and plan deeper dives, work on buoyancy and navigation and the best of all- do a night dive! You don’t have to be an advanced a diver, it’s designed to advance your skills.
Complete AOW and move onto Cavern the same week.

Open Water Certification: Four dives are needed to complete the certification. Complete these dives and move onto Advanced OW the same week.

Just Dive: Not wanting to take a course? Then just dive with us!

Ginnie Springs has often been called “the world’s favorite freshwater dive.” It’s no exaggeration. Over the years, thousands of divers from around the world have marveled at Ginnie Springs’ crystal-clear water and startling natural beauty. Jacques Cousteau, in fact, characterized Ginnie Springs as “visibility forever.”

Email us for more info: info@columbusscuba.com

Trip Details

Dates: March 10th-17th

Pricing:

  • Camping: $26 per night (electric & taxes included)
  • Advanced Open Water: $275
  • Cavern Course: $350
  • Classes include gear rental, books & dive site entry fees.
  • Build your own trip. All classes and camping are a la carte’ for convenient scheduling.
  • Gear Rental: $125
  • Payment: register online at columbusscuba.com/register -> trips
  • You Provide: transportation to all locations, all meals & air fills ($8-$10)

Small Details:

  • Primitive camping sites with electric & hot water. Bath house onsite (electric included in cost)
  • Must have Advanced Open Water to do Cavern

**LIMITED SPACE REGISTER ASAP!!**

 

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Roatan, Honduras – January 13th-20th, 2018

Located on Roatan’s Northeast shore Turquoise Bay is the only dive resort in this lush and remote
area of the island providing you with the opportunity to dive uncrowded, pristine dive sites on both
sides of the island. The resort is set on a hillside with spectacular ocean views and a protected bay
which makes the water calm and perfect for swimming and kayaking. Beach lovers will enjoy our
private, tranquil, 500 ft white-sand beach.

**LIMITED SPACE of 24**

RATES:
$1025 dbl occupancy
$75 Advanced Open Water Course*
$99 Nitrox Course*

(*Courses are optional and not required)

DEPOSIT SCHEDULE

• $400 Deposit
• $500 October 20, 2017
• Balance Due December 20, 2017

All trip deposits are check/cash and are nonrefundable, may transfer spot

INCLUDED:

• 7 nights at Turquoise Bay
• All Meals
• 3 Daily Boat Dives & Unlimited Shore Diving
• Transfers

NOT INCLUDED:

• Flight to Roatan (RTB)
• Gratuities for Staff
• Dive Gear

SMALL DETAILS:

• Unlimited Nitrox $140
• Gear Rental $75
• Single Rate $1585
• Non-Diver -$200/dbl occ
• Triple Rate -$70/pp
• 25% off day coupon at Columbus Scuba
• $99 Nitrox Course
• $75 AOW Course

*Trip Insurance is highly recommended for all trips. All deposits and
payments for trips are nonrefundable. May transfer spot.

Roatan is nestled in the southwest corner of the Caribbean, 30 miles north of Honduras. The outstanding reef systems draw divers from all over the world have become a veritable hive of dive activity. Part of the second largest barrier reef in the world, the Mesoamerican Barrier Reef, the island of Roatan feature vibrant coral, multicolored tropical fish, sponges as big as refrigerators and pelagic species such as manta rays, sea turtles and January to April, whale sharks.

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Indonesia Feb 17th – March 3rd, 2018 (14 Nights)

FEBRUARY 17– MARCH 3, 2018 • 14 NIGHTS
7 Nights Murex Monado • 7 Nights Lembeh Resort • 35 boat dives

DATES:
Arrive to Murex Manado on Saturday, February 17;
Check out from Lembeh Resort on Saturday, March 3

RATES:
$3500 dbl occupancy
$4500 single diver
$250 Nitrox for both resorts (Free nitrox if deposit is in by June 1, 2017)

DEPOSIT SCHEDULE

  • $500 Deposit
  • $750 June 12, 2017
  • $750 Aug. 12, 2017
  • $750 Oct. 12, 2017
  • Balance Jan.12, 2018

All trip deposits are check/cash and are nonrefundable, may transfer spot

INCLUDED:

All meals and snacks — Airport & resort to resort transfers — Wifi

NOT INCLUDED:

Transportation to Manado International Airport (MDC) — Marine Park Fee — Gratuities

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Bonaire Sept 30th – Oct 7th

September 30th – October 7th

$1850 Per Diver*

Bonaire has consistently ranked as the finest scuba diving destination
in the Caribbean, making it one of those rare destinations that divers
return to year after year. Colorful Dutch architecture and fun, the Divi
Flamingo Beach Resort and Casino is perfect for world-class
Caribbean scuba diving. Walk from the resort into town to enjoy
shopping & dining. Grab a tank and dive one of the 60 shore
locations. Relax by one of the two pools, or hit the spa or casino.

INCLUDES
• RT Air from Columbus
• 7 Nights accommodations at Divi-Flaming Resort & Casino
• 6 Days Unlimited Shore Diving
• 5 Days 3 Tank Boat Diving
• Daily Breakfast
• Four Themed Dinners

The Small Details:
• $1850.00 Diver-Double Occupancy*
• $110.00 unlimited nitrox
• $325.00 Single Diver Charge
• $1550 Non-Diver Double
• $1100 Land Only
• $250 Ocean Front or $275
• Marine Park Fee Not Incl.
• Gratuities Not Included

Deposit Schedule

  • $350 Deposit
  • $500 due May 1st
  • $500 due July 1st
  • Balance due September 1st

All trip payments are check/cash are nonrefundable. May transfer spot.

Register

Aqua Gym – Now Powered by Columbus Scuba Inc!

Columbus Scuba has always prided themselves on the inclusion of teaching all age levels. Aqua Gym, now powered by Columbus Scuba, is now another resource dedicated to the instruction of children who are excited about getting in the water and learning about scuba! Aqua Gym is an exciting underwater fitness program for kids 8-13!

Class sizes are limited to ensure the safety and special attention for each child. No scuba experience necessary and we provide all the equipment! All you need is a swimsuit and a towel.

Stop in or email to find out more details!