SCUBA Classes

We offer everything from basic Open Water certifications to Dive Master and beyond.

Scuba Diving is among the top 10 most challenging and exciting skills you will ever learn. Dive with underwater giants (whales, mantas, sharks), explore ancient wrecks, and swim in some of the most biodiverse enviroments on the planet.

Explore below what diving has to offer...

Looking for someone else? 

Grab them one of our class gift cards.

Join our most popular SCUBA courses!
New Ecology courses now available!

Learn to SCUBA

With over 50 years of experience in the Bay Area, Bamboo Reef is the premiere dive center to start your learn to SCUBA. With customized learning and small groups  you will be sure to have an amazing experience.

SCUBA Refresher

Has is it been a while since you were last underwater? Are you looking to improve your skills?

Join Bamboo Reef for an evening of knowledge review and skills training. Improve your skill set and get ready to hop back in the water.

SCUBA Specialty

Go beyond your basic Open Water training and explore what the ocean has to offer.

Navigation, Night, Deep, Boat, Full Face, Altitude - There is no limit to what you can do with Bamboo Reef.

New Virtual Courses
Simple Online Led Classroom Sessions

These ancient creatures once swam with dinosaurs, discover what they are up to now.

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Dispel the myth behind sharks and learn their true nature! 

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Explore the underwater world and discover different marine ecosystems and their inhabitants.

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SCUBA Specialty Bundles

Save money by purchasing our specialty class bundles. 

Choose from a bundle of two classes, four classes, or scuba mastery.

Complete the Master Diver Challenge within a calendar year,  and you'll get shop discounts + an automatic entry into two trip drawings. 2 spots on an SSI liveaboard or Bamboo Reef’s Channel Islands trip? Yes please!

Specialty Diver

Select any 2 Specialties and log a minimum of 15 dives to complete your Specialty Diver Rating!

Save up to $290 with 10% off 2 Specialty Certifications.

Advanced Diver

Select any 4 Specialties and log a minimum of 24 dives to complete your Advanced Diver Rating!

Save up to $410 with 20% off 4 Specialty Certifications.

Master Diver

Join the Master Diver Challenge with 4 SSI Specialty Courses, SSI Stress & Rescue, First Aid/CPR & O2 Provider, and a minimum of 50 logged dives!


Save up to $442 with 20% off all 7 Specialty Certifications.

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