Spaces are still available for the Full-Time - 7 Month Career Development Scuba Instructor program starting this September. The Career Development Scuba Instructor Program is the most comprehensive scuba instructor training program in Canada!

Learn to Dive!

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Ocean Quest offers the most fun and comprehensive learn to scuba dive programs in Greater Vancouver.

Low student to instructor ratios, experienced instructors, convenient schedules


Fun Dives and Courses!

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Ocean Quest offers Free Fun Dives every weekend and Guided Shore Dives on any day of the week!

Check out some of our most popular courses!

Contact Information

Ocean Quest  Dive Centre
#107 - 3790 Canada Way
Burnaby, British Columbia
Canada, V5G 1G4
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Local #
(604) 436-1157
Toll Free #
1 (877) 999-3483
Fax #
(604) 436-2191
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Welcome to Ocean Quest Dive Centre

Ocean Quest Dive Centre is located in Burnaby, BC. Our Greater Vancouver Dive Shop and is owned by Platinum PADI Course Director (Instructor Trainer) Greg McCracken and PADI Master Instructor Deirdre Forbes McCracken. Greg and Deirdre have been actively involved in the scuba diving industry for 20 years and continue to teach diving and dive for fun. Their expertise and enthusiasm will ensure that you will receive up to date advice on dive training, scuba equipment and diving experiences.

As divers we know what you are looking for in a dive shop:

  • A fun and friendly atmosphere
  • Quality dive training
  • Opportunities to go diving
  • Good advice on equipment
  • Fair pricing throughout. 

At Ocean Quest Dive Centre we work for you.  Everything we do is to make diving more fun and enjoyable for our students, customers and friends.

Ocean Quest Dive Centre is Greater Vancouver's most accredited PADI Scuba Diving Centre as one of only two facilities in Canada to hold PADI's most recognized ratings:

  • PADI Career Development Centre
  • PADI Instructor Development Centre 
  • TecRec (Technical Diving) Centre

Ocean Quest has also been recognized by PADI with the Diver Acquisition Award recognizing Ocean Quest as one of the top 3 dive centres in Canada for entry level training! In 2013, Ocean Quest won the Continuing Education Award and Master Scuba Diver contest held by PADI for issuing the most continuing eduction and Master Scuba Diver certifications of all the dive shops in British Columbia!

We invite you browse our site and shop our competition.  We are confident that you will find our experience, expertise and enthusiasm unmatched in the scuba industry.  Visit Ocean Quest Dive Centre and discover…the Ocean Quest Difference!



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Written on 27/05/2014, 21:30 by Greg
ocean-quest-career-development-scuba-instructorIntroducing the new Ocean Quest Career Development Scuba Instructor Certificate Program! This new full-time scuba career program starts on September 8,...
Written on 16/05/2014, 19:23 by Greg
owner-deirdre-mccracken-reaches-20-years-as-a-padi-instructorA big congratulations to Ocean Quest Owner, Deirdre McCracken for reaching the 20 year mark as a PADI Instructor. Aside from everything she does at Ocean...
Written on 25/04/2013, 23:15 by Greg
20-years-as-a-padi-instructor Congratulations to Ocean Quest's Greg McCracken for acheiving 20 years as a PADI Instructor.  
Written on 12/07/2011, 06:55 by Greg
ocean-quest-earns-diver-acquistion-awardOcean Quest recently earned the Diver Aquisition Award by PADI earning recognition as one of the top three dive centres in Canada for entry level...
Written on 18/02/2011, 18:12 by Greg
why-take-the-padi-advanced-course120Why take the PADI Advanced Course? There are always good reasons to continue your diving education.  The PADI Advanced Course is a great first step...

Store Hours

Monday  10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday  9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sunday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Open 7 days a week to serve you better!


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