Patriot Dive Center is an all-encompassing dive center that provides everything from initial certification classes to liveaboard trips to some of the most beautiful scuba diving destinations in the world. Conveniently located in central Wilmington along College Road, and close to both the UNCW campus and the downtown area, this diving center serves as a hub for the avid local diving community for everything from gear to training and beyond.
Newcomers to the sport will appreciate the wide range of PADI scuba certification courses which feature flexible classes and even online courses, as well as the wealth of equipment available at the on-site diving shop to start their new scuba hobby. More experienced divers will also find dozens of different classes to continue their education, which includes wreck diving, shark diving, night diving, and professional search and rescue courses that will take their skills to the next level. The instructors are friendly and knowledgeable, and provide a world of information in addition to a fun training environment, and frequent scuba fans can even join the team on special trips that explore popular scuba sites all around the globe. From beginners to travelling experts, every inch of the scuba diving world is covered and well-represented at the premier Patriot Dive Center.