The Professional Association of Diving Instructors (PADI) the world leader in scuba training, awarded Ocean Adventures their highest honors, naming us a 5 Star Instructor Development Facility and the Green Star Award for our commitment to environmental conservation.
PADI Five Star Dive Centers are progressive dive shops that provide a full range of PADI scuba diving education programs, equipment selection and experience opportunities, while encouraging aquatic environmental responsibility.
The Green Star Award demonstrates a dedication to conservation across a wide range of business functions, including:
Voted 2014 Best Family Owned Dive Shop by the Argonaut Newspaper
Our mission is to introduce people to diving, improve their skills and teach them about the aquatic environment and how we, as divers, become stewards of that realm. Our goal is to ensure every person we train becomes a competent, confident and safe diver
Ocean Adventures is a full-service 5 Star PADI Development Center as well as a Technical Diving Facility, offering scuba courses ranging from Beginner to Professional Levels in both Recreational and Technical Diving.
Technical Dive Training
We are proud to be the only Do It Right (DIR) technical diver training facility fully equipped with an in-house Trimix Blending Station in West Los Angeles
Supporting Local Law Enforcement and Fire Departments
Since the dive shop opened in 2000, Ocean Adventures has provided dive equipment and instruction to local law enforcement and fire department search and rescue agencies.
Recreational Rebreather Training
We are the sole Poseidon rebreather retail and instructional dive facility in Los Angeles. Poseidon is the first rebreather ever manufactured exclusively for recreational divers.
The Motion Picture Industry relies on Ocean Adventures and recognizes us as the industry leader for Technical Diving, Underwater Lighting, Videography and Photography for the greater Los Angeles area.
We stock ScubaPro, Atomic, Bare, Xcel, DUI and other major brands at competitive prices.
We charter boats nearly every weekend to dive Catalina, the Channel and other nearby Islands as well as wreck dive sites and stock a full premium brand gear rental department.
Every staff member at Ocean Adventures’ retail store is a certified Instructor, therefore you can be sure that we are qualified to help you select the best training and equipment options.
Learning to scuba dive is a life changing adventure and becoming certified is more simple than you think!
Join the Best of the Best! Live the dive lifestyle and explore the underwater world like never before.
Earn money from your hobby or start a new carrier. We love to see the student become the master!
Build your skills & experience when it comes to equipment, balance, buoyancy, trim & team awareness.