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Florida Keys

Dive Florida Keys July 2016

Pictured: Florida Keys Sunset |July 22-26, 2016

Coco View, Honduras

Dive Honduras - October 2016

Pictured: Coco View Marina |October 8 - 15, 2016


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May 28 - Local Fun Dive Lake Phoenix

Lake Phoenix sign$40/day includes Lake Phoenix entrance fee and 2 rental tanks or fills ($11 savings).  Blue Octopus Scuba will provide 2 guided day dives and an optional night dive.  $10 extra to substitute NITROX for air.


June 11 - 3pm Battle of the Atlantic Research and Expedition Group Lecture

Battleground of the Atlantic iconJoin us in welcoming Fred Engle to discuss and explain his role in Battle of the Atlantic Research and Expedition Group (BAREG), as well as the opportunities available to those who are interested in, as well dedicated to research, education, and preservation of the maritime heritage of the Twentieth Century’s two World Wars.


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Welcome to Blue Octopus Scuba

Blue Octopus Scuba is a set of fresh ideas in a familiar location. Blue Octopus Scuba is actively adding meaningful capabilities, creating a more efficient shopping experience, and curating a list of relevant equipment, training and travel opportunities to suit your desires. Our retail staff and core instructors are participating in training and development opportunities to assure we always exceed your expectations.

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Whether you want a basic scuba certification to see a colorful fish on a shallow reef, make deep ocean dives, or forge through the underwater labyrinth of caverns and caves, we are able to provide these training opportunities with courses from all the leading training agencies including PADI , SDI, TDI, and DAN.

Blue Octopus Scuba is passionate about producing competent divers and we are proud to be a PADI 5 Star Instructor Development Center.

Our website is a great place to learn about all the training, equipment, services, and exciting travel destinations we have to offer. Please take a moment to look around and be sure to contact us with any questions.

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Blue Octopus Scuba
 4154 Duke Street Alexandria, VA 22304

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