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We’re a full-service scuba shop providing quality training & excellent dive equipment to our NOVA community.
For your convenience we have TWO locations: 214 Dominion Road NE, Vienna VA 22180 and 1102 W. Church Rd, Sterling VA 20164. We specialize in providing families and individuals fun, affordable, quality scuba training from beginner to Master Instructor. We are a PADI (Professional Association of Dive Instructors) 5-Star IDC and TecRec Training Center. Our friendly and professional staff is here to help with any scuba diving needs, while our top-notch instructional staff provides all levels of training - from Open Water Diver thru PADI Master Instructor to Extended Range Technical Diving.
When you support your local businesses, you support your community!
Great day to get open water certified! #nautilusva
Wishing everyone a fun, firework-filled July Fourth holiday this week!
Do you have a dive camera, but aren't sure how to use it to its fullest? Are you hoping to capture the perfect shot?
Sign-up for our Specialty of the Month course, Underwater Photography, in July to explore these topics and more.
#scuba #diving #scubadiving #Specialityofthemonth #Nautilusva #Underwaterphotography
Our team is not only passionate about diving, but they're passionate about making sure you enjoy every minute of your certification or trip!
Enjoy a fun-filled weekend of great diving while getting to know other Nautilus divers over s’mores by the campfire! Visit https://bit.ly/2ZzCePj for details.
This is where your scuba adventure begins! Check out our upcoming beginner to advanced classes on our website.
We'd like to give a big thank you to Brad Nahill, Co-Founder & President of @see_turtles for giving two informative & educational presentations about sea turtles!
We are proud to say we were the first dive shop to join the Divers for Turtles program launched this year!
Don't forget that when you complete a certification program with us a portion of your class will be donated to this great cause!
To date, Nautilus Aquatics, with your help, has saved 1,175 turtle hatchlings!
We believe that together we can make a difference!
#Nautilusvagivesback #Nautilusva #SEETurtles #BillionBabyTurtles #TooRareToWear #seaturtles #seaturtle
Had a great time yesterday River Tubing and Zip Lining. Today we Dive!!
Another great trip to Roatan. Here are some teaser pictures till Drew gets the rest up! #nautilusva
There are only 3 Coral Restoration spots left on our Key Largo, Florida Keys trip from July 11 – 15, 2019! Do your part in helping the coral nurseries by cleaning coral “trees" and restoration sites, outplanting coral fragments, and more! Call us today to reserve your spot: (703) 421-3483.
Put yourself into a Caribbean state-of-mind in the warm waters of Mexico during a dive trip. Plus, check off swimming with Whale Sharks from your scuba diving bucket list! Read all about this amazing experience here: https://nautilusva.com/riviera-maya-mexico-august2019/.
Small changes make a big difference -- what you do matters. How do you reduce your overall plastic usage? Comment and share
4 New Open Water Divers......completing Log Books at Rivera Beach Marina after awesome weekend diving....more Turtles than you can count on both hands, Caribbean Reef Squid, Southern Sting Rays, Puffer Fish on Cleaning Station.
'Dad joke' of the day:Why do scuba divers fall backwards into the water? Because if they fell forwards they'd still be in the boat!
Happy Father's Day to all of the dads out there!
Give Dad the gift of a new skill -- check out our upcoming scuba classes for a great Father's Day gift!
SEE Turtles is organizing the first #SeaTurtleWeek! Starting with World Oceans Day on June 8th and ending on World Sea Turtle Day on June 16th, each day in between will focus on one sea turtle species and a threat they face. As a partner of Divers for Turtles, a program of SEE Turtles, Nautilus Aquatics is encouraging our followers to promote the event on social media using the hashtag #SeaTurtleWeek. Learn more and get involved: https://www.seaturtleweek.com/
Congratulations Graduates! 🎓
We wish you continued success!
Are you looking to mix up your summer listening list? Check out these podcasts by divers for divers: https://www2.padi.com/blog/2019/03/12/podcasts-for-divers/
Did you see that fish? What was it? Have you asked your dive buddy these questions?
Sign-up for our Specialty of the Month course, Fish ID, in June to explore this topic.
#scuba #diving #scubadiving #Specialityofthemonth #Nautilusva #FishID #FishIdentification
Travel to the small volcanic island of Guadalupe (located 150 miles off the west coast of Mexico’s Baja California peninsula), and observe great white sharks in their natural habitat. Spend five nights aboard the Nautilus Explore for the adventure of a lifetime! Find trip details here: https://nautilusva.com/scuba-trips1/great-white-sharks-guadalupe-island/.
We've kicked off our 12th season of Camp N' Dive weekends to Dutch Springs! Find out what it's all about on one of our upcoming trips: July 5 – 7, August 9 – 11, or September 13 – 15! Or get your Open Water Certification completed on one of our Drive N' Dive weekends on June 15 & 16 or July 27 & 28! Check out this article on why quarry diving is its own adventure... https://www.sportdiver.com/quarry-diving-community?fbclid=IwAR0DUCK5ctdOAGs7qW7ZhwZo8_02rnkh4KexBsz2VIki9_dYR3F1t6BduJc
Make Key Largo your next diving adventure -- only 3 Coral Restoration Spots left! Sign up by June 10, 2019 so you don't miss out. https://nautilusva.com/scuba-trips1/keylargoflorida-july2019/
Did you know that water conducts heat 20+ times faster than air? Let us help you select the best exposure suit for all of your diving needs.
Not all heroes wear capes -- some wear fins.
Join us on an adventure of a lifetime -- observe great white sharks in their natural habitat. Spend five nights aboard the Nautilus Explorer, and travel to the small volcanic island of Guadalupe (located 150 miles off the west coast of Mexico’s Baja California peninsula).
We’ll spend three days cage diving in the beautiful, clear, dark blue water which provides over 125-foot visibility, giving the best shark viewing conditions of any location in the world! Nautilus Explorer was custom built for divers – designed with heavy, strong steel construction and sound proofing to offer the highest possible level of comfort and safety. The crew takes exceptional pride in keeping the boat clean and running smoothly.
Find all of the trip details here: https://nautilusva.com/scuba-trips1/great-white-sharks-guadalupe-island/
We're all lined up to dive under and have a great time!
From your head to your toes, we'll make sure your scuba gear is the perfect fit!
We'd like to wish all of the moms out there a Happy Mother's Day!
You are 'OK' in our 'log' book!
Stop by tomorrow for our Annual Spring Sale! Both shops are full of great deals to take on your next adventure.
Get ready for the season with some great deals on new and used scuba equipment. For tomorrow only, we'll be showcasing products for sale at both locations!
*Used gear will only be available at the Sterling location.
We are proud to be a Divers For Turtles partner!
Learn how to be a turtle-friendly diver by clicking the link below.
Divers can help sea turtles and other ocean wildlife both in and out of the water. Here are some easy ways to reduce your impact on these endangered animals.
From start to finish, our team of experts is excited to help you get ready for your next scuba adventure.
We always have a great time diving in West Palm Beach!
#NautilusvaWestPalmBeach2019 #NautilusvaTravel #Nautilusva
Great April Trip to West Palm. Had a Great Group and Had a Great Time Despite Some Less Than Favorable Conditions. Still Much Better Than Virginia Diving!! Great Job Everyone
Anyone and everyone can learn to scuba dive. All it takes is training and practice, and you're set to dive into your next adventure.
What's the best way to enter the water from shore? A liveaboard? A zodiac?
Sign-up for our Specialty of the Month courses, Shore & Boat, in May to explore these topics and more.
#scuba #diving #scubadiving #Specialityofthemonth #Nautilusva #Boat #Shore
Don't wait to register your kids for our Kids Scuba Camp! We'll have lots of summer fun activities planned. Visit https://camps.nautilusva.com/kids-scuba-camp/ for more information.
Do you have your next dive trip planned? Are you missing your underwater world friends?
We can reunite you.
Check out all of our upcoming trips at: https://nautilusva.com/scuba-trips1/
What better way to kick off the summer than with our Camp 'N' Dive program! Visit https://nautilusva.com/scuba-trips1/camp-n-dive-weekends/ for more details.
Our certified scuba instructors create a safe and supportive learning environment so you'll be feeling like a pro in no time.
What can you do to be more efficient with your gas consumption?
How can you increase your overall enjoyment before, during, and at the end of a dive?
We'll give you a hit: fitness.
Click the link below for more information.
Did you know, your fitness level can affect your susceptibility to decompression sickness and other diving-related injuries? A good level of fitness can help you reduce gas consumption and increase your overall enjoyment. There are two types of cardo that can help you improve your diving, Kristen Fa...
It's one thing to have a great underwater adventure, it's another to share it. https://www.yelp.com/biz/nautilus-aquatics-sterling-3
In honor of #EarthDay 🌎 we are giving away two scuba goodie bags!
To enter for your chance to win, comment below.
Tell us what inspires you to help protect our planet and ideas on how to make our oceans brighter and cleaner.
Together we can make a difference!
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