PADI - The Way the World Learns to Dive™

  • Try Scuba Diving
    Would you like to have a go at Scuba Diving?  Come and give it a try with one of our professional instructors during a Discover Scuba Diving Experience - you have always wondered what it would […]
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  • Not been diving in a while?
    Haven’t been diving lately and want a quick scuba refresher? The ReActivate™ program is the perfect way to update your dive skills and knowledge from the PADI Open Water Diver Course before […]
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  • Upcoming Events
    Here you can find a list of Classes, Events and Dive Socials.  At Columbia Scuba it is not just about the diving, we enjoy a range of activities where you can meet new dive buddies, industry speakers […] […]
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  • See How It Feels to Be an Ocean…
    Imagine being trapped inside a huge plastic bag. Each year, more than a million marine creatures and other birds and animals die from plastic trash. In the week leading up to World Oceans Day 2016, National […]
  • Manta Ray Rescue
    "It's definitely an experience that fills your soul, a moment that will stay in our memories forever." - PADI AmbassaDiver Roberto Ochoa An incredible video of Roberto Ochoa rescuing a giant manta ray […]
  • Scuba diving in Egypt
    The Red Sea begun to develop 20 - 30 million years ago when the plates of east Africa & Arabia stretched-out until they broke apart. It is one of the youngest oceanic zones on Earth. Discover the Red […]
  • A Breakthrough for Coral Reef…
    Dr. David Vaughan is working to combat the crisis in the world’s coral reefs—that is, that humans have lost 25 to 40 percent of the world’s corals in recent decades due largely to seawater temperature […]
  • Columbia Scuba's Annual Chili Cook-off!Thanksgiving has come and gone.  Christmas and the Columbia Scuba Annual Christmas Oyster roast has come and gone.  What's next? Do you feel that chill in the air? Well, of course it's the time […]
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  • Give the Gift of Scuba Diving  Wow!  We're only one week away from Christmas!  It's hard to believe that another year has come and gone.  Christmas carols with lines like "over the river and through the wooods, […]
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  • Columbia Scuba Annual Christmas Oyster…It's that time of year again.  The leaves are turning beautiful colors and some are already falling to the ground.  The air is getting crisp and that first frost is just around the corner and […]
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Welcome to Columbia Scuba

A PADI 5 Star Instructor Development Center

5Star IDC LogoCOLUMBIA SCUBA has specialized in instruction, gear sales, service, and travel since 2000.

We are a PADI 5 STAR Instructor Development Center and offer a full range of instruction from beginner to instructor.

We are an authorized dealer and service center for Atomic, Mares, Oceanic, Sherwood and Genesis equipment.

We are constantly striving to make improvements in our store and our service. Our highly experienced and knowledgeable staff is here to help you in any way we can.

Stop by our store and see why Columbia Scuba is the Midlands leading dive center!


Tuesday - Friday 11am to 6pm

Saturday 11am to 4pm

Sunday & Monday Closed