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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  • Never Fall in Love with a Scuba…
    Ready to fall in love? Become a certified diver: Our thanks to Adi Zarsadias at for inspiring this video.
  • Kittiwake Wreck Dive with Ocean…
    Dive the Kittiwake Wreck every Tuesday afternoon with Ocean Frontiers on this 1-Tank Boat Trip. The Kittiwake is the ultimate Caribbean Wreck with all decks accessible and shallow enough to be able to […]
  • MIKA -- Underwater (Swatch Scuba…
    MIKA -- Underwater (Swatch Scuba Libre 2013) (SWATCH EN PLONGÉE URBAINE campagne Scuba Libre 2013)
  • 12 Deals of ChristmasWe will be offering a DEAL every day from now through Christmas, all you have to do is visit our facebook page and "like" the deal, you will then qualify for that […]
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  • Underwater Pumpkin Carving ContestIf you’re into Scuba Diving and you’re into Halloween and love carving your pumpkins into jack-o-lanterns, then you should definitely join other enthusiastic divers at the Irmo end of the […]
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  • Columbia Scuba Chili Cook-Off!It's that time of the year again!  It's time for the annual Columbia Scuba Chili Cook-Off!  Com to the shop Wednesday evening, February 19th and bring your "A-Game" chili and join in this fun […]
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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!