Scuba Diving Cost Per Dive

Scuba Diving Cost Per Dive

If you are checking into the scuba diving hobby, you may be wondering how much the ongoing cost are for diving, which is why it’s important to know the scuba diving cost per dive.

The cost for scuba diving is $30-$35 per dive if you book a two tank boat dive trip at a total of cost $60-$70 depending on where you dive and how far off shore the dive boat ventures. Single tank dives cost on average $40, or just $5 for a tank fill if you have your own dive tanks for shore diving.

The scuba diving cost per dive in this article are based on you having your own diving equipment. If you need to hire your scuba diving equipment, this will add at least $50-$100 per dive on top.

Having give an idea of the cost per dive for a two tank dive, what are the costs in various countries?

Scuba diving cost per dive in the UK

The cost for scuba diving in the UK is £30-£65 per dive if you book a two tank boat dive trip at a total of cost £60-£130 depending on where you dive and how far off shore the dive boat ventures, which reduces to £40 for a single boat dive. A single air fill costs £5 if you use your own dive tanks.

Scuba diving cost per dive in the Red Sea

The cost for scuba diving in the Red Sea is $27.5-$35 per dive if you book a two tank boat dive trip at a total of cost $55-$70 depending on where you dive and how far off shore the dive boat ventures. This cost per dive can reduce to $20 per dive if you book a 20 dive package over 10 days.

Scuba diving cost per dive in the United States

The cost for scuba diving in the United States is $30-$60 per dive if you book a two tank boat dive trip at a total of cost $60-$120 depending on where you dive and how far off shore the dive boat ventures, which reduces to $40 for a single boat dive. A single air fill costs $5 if you use your own dive tanks.

Popular diving spots in the United States

  • California: The cost is between $30-$40 per dive for a total cost for a two-tank dive $60-$80.
  • Florida: The cost is between $37.5-$42.5 per dive for a total cost for a two-tank dive $75-$85.
  • South Carolina: The cost is between $40-$60 per dive for a total cost for a two-tank dive $80-$120.
  • Hawaii: The cost is between $65-$70 per dive for a total cost for a two-tank dive $130 – $140.

Scuba diving cost per dive on a liveaboard

Popular Dive LocationCheapest Cost Per DiveMost expensive Cost Per DiveEnquire further
The Red Sea$21$77Enquire
Thailand$37$165Enquire
Indonesia$40$240Enquire
The Maldives$56$142Enquire
Australia$63$115Enquire
The Galapagos Islands$88$290Enquire
For the purpose of this scuba diving cost per dive from a liveaboard, it is assumed that you dive on average 2.5 dives per day. But remember these prices include all inclusive cost of food, soft drinks, tea and coffee, and sometimes other diving benefits like free Nitrox.

Before you leave, you may like to take a watch of both the videos on this article about what fish eat sharks. You may be as surprised as I was when you see what happens! What fish can eat sharks? Seeing videos like this may spur you on to get certified as a scuba diver, as you never know when you might see incidents like this underwater.

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Scuba Diving Cost Per Dive

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