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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  • Thresher Sharks hunt with their…
    Our short film "Thresher sharks hunt with their tails" made the first place by the jury at Visions Video September 2013 and the 1st place by the jury at Scubaverse September 2016. The footage was published […]
  • Bali Deep Week: Adventures on…
    Deep Week is a 7 day freediving training program. This time we were in Amed, Bali. 30 students and 6 freediving instructors in a tropical paradise. Check out our week of training, exploring Amed underwater […]
  • Giant manta rescue in Costa Rica…
    Nos juntamos un grupo de amigos, casi todos muy aficionados a los tiburones al igual que yo, con la idea de ir a fotografiar, tiburones toro. Cuál fue nuestra sorpresa, que al llegar al sitio no sólo […]
  • Behind the Scenes of a Secret…
    Here is a behind the scenes look at how Jennifer was able to pull of her secret proposal to Matt with a little help from our Stopover Celebration Buddies. Are you ready to come celebrate in Iceland? Book […]
  • Scuba SantaThat's right!  Scuba Santa is back!  Columbia Scuba's fourth annual scuba with Santa will be Sunday, December 18, 2016 from 10:30AM until 1:00PM at the Harbison Recreation Center at 106 Hillpine […]
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  • Columbia Scuba Annual Christmas Oyster…Where has this year gone?!  I cannot believe it's time to be out shopping for Christmas gifts.  The air is turning cooler and the leaves on the trees are beautiful and well, you know what all […]
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  • Bahamas Getaway! This is seriously one of our most popular trips!  Why, you might ask?  Because this is a really fun last ditch opportunity get in some really awesome, warm, clear water diving in before winter […]
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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