PADI - The Way the World Learns to Dive™

  • Scuba Courses
    To become an accomplished scuba diver, first you learn the fundamentals and then build on these basic skills. PADI recommends core courses to help you become a confident scuba diver who gets the most […]
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  • Dive Travel
    Check out our list of group trips, both land based and liveaboard, or let us help you book an individual trip to your dream destination.
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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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    To use this video in a commercial player or in broadcasts, please email Check out this ADORABLE tasseled anglerfish spinning the fishing lure attached to its […]
  • SCUBA Diving A&K HD | Whyalla…
    Watch in 1080p HD! Filmed on a Sony RX100 MKII. A short video of the giant cuttlefish breeding in Pt Lowly, Whyalla in South Australia.
  • Manta Rescue!
    Such an amazing experience/rescue! Diving in the Philippines April 2014 with Manta Rays. One approached us with fishing line slicing right through her wing. Our guide spent several attempts to cut her […]
  • Mobula Rays belly flop to attract… Hoping to attract a mate, Mobula Rays leap out of the water in order to make a big impact.
  • Columbia Scuba Halloween Pumpkin Carving…Can you feel it?  That chill in the air?  You can see it in the leaves!  The chill in the air and the changing color of the leaves means it's fall and it's already October!  Of course, […]
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  • Lake Murray Clean-up and Dive SocialEvery day trash, like plastic bags, food wrappers and drink bottles, to larger items like car batteries, kitchen appliances and fishing nets, our debris is entering the oceans, lakes and waterways at […]
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  • PADI Go Pro NightDo you really love scuba diving?  Do you love to share your diving experiences?  Have you ever imagined yourself as a PADI Dive Master or Instructor?  Wouldn't it be great to share your […]
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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