June 2020
Ocean Quest Webinar - Thursday, June 25 @ 5:00 pm
Cave Diving - Exploration in the Yucatan Peninsula

Presented by Renowned Cave Diving Explorer and Scientist
Sam Meacham
Learn how a small group of cave divers are using the latest technology to help them explore the flooded caves of Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula. 

About Sam

Sam Meacham is the Director of El Centro Investigador del Sistema Acuífero in Quintana Roo, México.

An experienced cave diver, he remains committed to understanding the complex dynamics of the Yucatán Peninsula Karst Aquifer, as well as the people affected by it. He has extensive experience leading cave diving expeditions in the region, the most significant of which is the ongoing exploration of Sistema Ox Bel Ha and the adjacent Sian Ka’an Biosphere Reserve.

Sam earned a Masters Degree in Science in Natural Resources in 2012 from the University of New Hampshire, and has accomplished many achievements such as:

  • Fellow of the Explorers Club of New York since 2000
  • NASA Space Grant Fellow, and a Best of Adventure Honoree in 2008’s National Geographic Adventure Magazine
  • Appeared in documentary films for CNN International, The Discovery Channel, PBS, NHK, National Geographic, BBC and BBC’s Natural History Unit
Ocean Quest Resumes Regular Business Hours
Ocean Quest is happy to announce that we are back to our regular hours!

Staff are back to Full Time and are here to serve you!

Drop by anytime!

Monday - Friday: 10am - 6pm
Saturday: 9am - 5pm
Sunday: 10am - 5pm

Note that although we have many of our regular services back and running, our Saturday Morning and Thursday Night drop in dives are still postponed until further notice. We can still organize guided dives. Contact Ocean Quest for more Details
Full Array of Courses Scheduled for the Summer!
Many of the dive sites are now open and Ocean Quest is back to offering a variety of training programs on an ongoing basis.

Protocols have been implemented within our training programs to deal with social distancing and sanitization.

Upcoming Courses

If you don't see a course listed that you are interested in. Let us know and we will set it up for you! Many of our courses ca be book on an individual basis.
New Upgraded Rentals!
At Ocean Quest, we always pride ourselves on providing top quality service and products. Over the past several months we have been upgrading our rental department with:

  • New xDeep Weight Integrated Backplate and Wings
  • New Aqualung Fusion Drysuits - Made in Canada!
  • New Fourth Element XCore Vests
  • New Apeks RK3 HD Fins

Ocean Quest has also set up a new on-line rental reservation and payment for your convenience.
Get your Gear Serviced!
Ocean Quest’s service department is still in full force!

Now is the perfect time to bring your gear in and have Ocean Quest’s expert service techs give it some loving!

  • Full Reg Service on Most Brands
  • Regulator Inspections
  • Drysuit Suit Repairs (OQ is the only Aqualung Drysuit Repair Centre in Greater Vancouver)
  • Tank Visuals and Hydros
  • O2 Cleaning
On-Line Shopping

Shop On-Line & Ocean Quest will arrange for in-store pick up or local delivery for no additional charge
COVID-19 Protocols

The health and safety of our customers and staff are of the utmost important to us. Ocean Quest is adhering to strict protocols for any in person interactions. We will provide at door service for those who prefer. We can arrange on-line payment for goods and drop it off at our door for you to pick up when you arrive, or, if you require a tank fill, you can leave your tank at the door and we will retrieve it, fill it and drop it back at the door for pick up.

For those entering the store, we will only allow small numbers of customers at a time and will enforce social distancing. We are well stocked with gloves and hand sanitizer. We are regularly cleaning all surfaces including tank valves after filling.

We are looking to better our communications with you so you get the diving information you are most interested in. Please register for our new and improved email list and let us know if you are interested in information about Courses, Store (including exclusive offers and discount codes), Trips and Charters, Special Events, Newsletters or all of the above!
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