Widely considered one of the best dive destinations in North America, Catalina Island scuba diving offers something for everyone, whether you are a complete novice or an advanced diver with hundreds of dives in your dive log. If you’ve always wanted to try scuba diving, several Catalina Island dive shops offer Discover Scuba Diving experiences, which are highly supervised dive adventures open to individuals who are not certified divers. For the more experienced diver, Catalina offers night dives, boat dives, advanced classes and more much.
Catalina Island’s unique underwater topography creates a fascinating environment that is home to both near shore and pelagic creatures. Playful sea lions, friendly giant black sea bass and menacing morays are just a few of the many species that are regularly seen at the island’s many dive spots. Those dive spots are all around the island; one of the most popular is the Casino Dive Park, located just below the Catalina Casino.
Wondering where to stay for your Catalina Island scuba diving adventure? Catalina Island Vacation Rentals’ many properties offer several amenities that will be make your adventure easier. Golf carts will get you to many local dive spots without wearing you out dragging your gear. Outdoor rinse spots offer convenience and renting a house or condo lets you get your friends together to share expenses. Our website and friendly reservation staff will be happy to help you find a perfect spot for your next Catalina Island scuba diving vacation.