Come join us at the shop for quality scuba instruction (PADI), a great gear selection (Oceanic, Tusa, Tilos, Cetacea, Trident, and many others), gear rentals, gear repair for almost all brands, excursions to premier dive destinations around the world and a knowledgeable, experienced staff who can answer your questions from gear to dive sites. We strive to build a friendly community sharing a common love for the underwater world. Come get wet with us, where tropical is a state of mind!


Tropical Adventures Scuba & Travel
3615 Portola Dr.
Santa Cruz, CA 95062
(831)-475-3483 (DIVE)
fax (831)-476-0276
Monday               CLOSED
Tuesday         10am - 6pm
Wednesday     10am - 6pm
Thursday       10am - 6pm
Friday            10am - 6pm
Saturday       10am - 6pm
Sunday         10am - 6pm

Where tropical is a state of mind...

Come join us at the shop for quality PADI scuba instruction, a great gear selection (Oceanic, Tusa, Tilos, Waterproof, Sea & Sea, Cetacea, Trident, Cressi, Force Fins and many others), gear rental including special price breaks for scuba or abalone diving packages, gear repair and service for all brands, guided tours at the areas premier dive sites and a knowledgable experienced staff who can answer your questions on everything scuba, from gear to dive sites.

Come get wet with us where tropical is a state of mind! We are all about building a scuba community and keeping things fun whether you are diving here in our amazing kelp forests or joining on a trip south or beyond. Like us on Facebook by hitting the button below or join our weekly newsletter by filling in the form below to get TA Scuba community only deals and important info. on upcoming dives. You can generally count on Sunday mornings for our weekly NO COST fun dives, as long as conditions cooperate. We  also often offer weekday night dives on Wednesday that you are welcome to join. There is no charge for fun diving and you can pick up any gear rental and air fills at the shop, if you need them. The best way to get info on what is going on is to sign up for our newsletter below.
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We are BIG supporters of the many academic diving programs in the area so if you are a student come in and see the great packages and discounts we have for you every day!

Our travel service provides full international travel planning, sales, and support for familiar and exotic dive destinations worldwide. We can do discount international air fare, full dive packages including an add on for land exploration, group trips for dive shops and clubs, private group charters, and anything else you might need that is travel related! 

We can help you procure visas and provide health and safety tips for your international adventure and have the best travel  scuba gear available for your purchase as well. Come join in on our escorted group trips, leaving several times per year, or plan your own experience. Whatever your travel needs, we can handle them!

Come play with us. Diving is the best thing in the world and we want to share!
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