Scuba 8 ABQ

Scuba 8 has been around since 2012 and we are a full service scuba center. We have a store now open in Albuquerque with a satellite in Rio Rancho as well.

We provide high quality, safe scuba training and personalized service to meet your scuba needs.

Operating as usual


Scuba 8 family! We have returned from Cozumel with two new Dive Instructors! Please join me in big congratulations to Chad and LeAnn for passing their PADI Instructor Exam! More pics to come!

Photos from Scuba 8 ABQ's post 01/07/2024

Is this what FOMO looks like? If it does check out our website for upcoming trips, we have the best time...and the diving isn't bad either 🤣🤣👌🦈

Photos from Scuba 8 ABQ's post 12/05/2023

We had an absolutely fintastic weekend with BSA troop 1010! We can't wait to see them again 🤗👌🦈


The only human on the Planet that doesn't like Oreos 🤣🤦‍♀️. Happy birthday to our selfless leader. Here's to another loop around the Sun. 🥳🍻🦈


Another successful dive weekend certifying Open Water divers. Everyone in the group enjoyed at least one fun adventure dive with their certification.

Photos from Scuba 8 ABQ's post 08/13/2023

Open water class doing pool time this weekend. Next weekend: Blue Hole. You should come dive with us.


Taking some scouts into the water for a Discover Scuba Diving Experience. Fun was had by all who participated.


A wonderful dinner with a great group of divers enjoying the sunset! If you get to Cozumel try out Serenos. Great food and great view!!

Photos from Scuba 8 ABQ's post 08/06/2023

On our way out to check out the beautiful reefs of Cozumel!


On our way to Cozumel ! Give us a call if you would like to join us on our next adventure!!

Photos from Scuba 8 ABQ's post 07/31/2023

Incredible fun at Blue Hole this weekend! Come join us on the next one.


We welcomed 8 new baby divers into the world this weekend!


Busy day today, getting everything prepared for another amazing weekend of diving at Blue Hole. You should probably come dive with us.

Photos from Scuba 8 ABQ's post 07/23/2023

Scuba class was a blast this morning. Pool was fun too, we were having so much fun we forgot to take any pictures at the pool.

Photos from Scuba 8 ABQ's post 07/17/2023

International Women’s Dive Day was a great success again this year. Prizes, Stories, And Diving! A couple new Open Water Divers and a new AOW thanks to Instructors Andrew Foote and Samantha Findlay. What speciality are you going for next?

Photos from Scuba 8 ABQ's post 05/22/2023

Santa Rosa’s Park Lake inflatables are up. Here’s what it looked like when we got there, and when we finished. Andrew, Joey, Robert, Chad & Gabe


Hooray, we have a new Certified Open Water Diver!! Congratulations Nicole!! And A big Thanks to April for coming along as a dive buddy.


Hooray!! We get to Dive Blue Hole Tomorrow and Saturday.


Fun weekend of diving with Robert & Destiny.

Photos from Scuba 8 ABQ's post 04/05/2023

Congratulations to Ryan & Brenna!!! Open Water Certified and A couple dives into becoming Advanced Open Water Divers.

This Flounder Has Weird Eyes 03/25/2023

Here's something you may not know already. The Flounder fish is born with one eye on each side of it's head but since it lays flat (sideways) on the bottom of the sea, one of its eyes moves to the top side.

This Flounder Has Weird Eyes This video answers the question: Why do flounders have two eyes on one side of their face? Flounders, a type of flatfish, are originally born with an eye on ...


Congratulations to our newest Certified Open Water Divers. Russell & Brittany it was a blast diving with you guys this weekend.


Blue Hole this weekend, going to be a great time.


Congratulations Mike & Eleanor on your Open Water Certification. Diving was so much fun with you guys.


Happy Groundhog Day everyone. Take a moment and listen to Sonny and Cher’s I got you babe today.


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Photos from Scuba 8 ABQ's post 01/09/2023

The cold didn't keep us from the water this weekend.
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Videos (show all)

This was a first, seeing the sub pass us by as we left the Felipe Xicotencatl C-53
Starting to go through the pics from our Cozumel trip for New Year.  This shore dive I was trying a new light set up and...
Good morning from the fast boat!!
There are a lot of great presentations and music happening tomorrow for World Oceans Day!





6020 Midway Park #G
Albuquerque, NM

Opening Hours

Tuesday 11am - 7pm
Wednesday 11am - 7pm
Thursday 11am - 7pm
Friday 11am - 7pm
Saturday 10am - 6pm

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