215 B Pass Road, Gulfport, MS • Open Mon - Fri 9 - 5 | Sat 9 - 3 | Closed Sun

Scuba Department

We have the best Scuba Department in the area

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Scuba Instruction

Tony Deas heads our scuba department. He became an open water scuba instructor in 1978 and in 2004 joined the ranks of Scuba School International’s Platinum Pro 5000. He has completed more than 6,000 scuba dives and trained more than 2000 all the way up to instructor level.
We offer basic courses like including Nitrox. We also offer specialty courses for spearfishing enthusiasts that include oil-rig diving. Tony has over 6,000 dives to his credit.
We offer trips to Panama City once a month in the summer for boat dives and open water certification after basic pool and classroom training. Once you’ve completed basic training you can take part in the store trips to nearby Little Cayman. We also offer trips to far-flung dive dream spots like Indonesia.
Open Water Classes

Class Cost: $300

Class Includes: Instruction, instruction materials, dive card, rental equipment (BC Vest, Regulator, Weight belt, and tanks).

Personal Items Required, not included in the class cost: Mask, snorkel, fins, booties, and gear bag.

Check out Dive to Panama City: 3 Days (not included in class cost)

3 Shore dives: N/C

Saturday Boat Dive: $100.00

Sunday Boat Dive, 6 hours (optional): $120.00 (food, beverages, entertainment extra)

CLASS BEGINS                                 CHECKOUT TRIP

February 4                                          April 27-27
April 29                                               May 31-June 1
June 3                                                 June 28-29
July 1                                                  August 2-3
August 5                                             Sept 13-14


Advanced Scuba Classes

Shark Ecology                                                    $75.00

Marine Ecology                                                   $75.00

Deep Diving                                                      $100.00

Night/ Limited Visibility                                      $75.00

Boat                                                                   $75.00

Equipment Techniques                                         $75.00

Navigation                                                        $150.00

Dry Suit                                                             $100.00

Wreck Diving                                                      $100.00

Solo Diving                                                         $100.00

Marine Eco Systems Awareness                           $100.00

Underwater Video                                               $125.00

Underwater Photography                                    $125.00

Search and Recovery                                           $125.00

Oil Rig Diving                                                      $100.00

Stress Rescue Course                                           $200.00

Nitrox Course                                                      $150.00

(includes 2 Nitrox tanks for checkout)

Science of Diving                                                 $255.00

Dive Guide                                                           $450.00

Dive Master                                                              FREE

Dive Control Specialist                                         $500.00



Rental Rates


Regulator w/Safe 2nd           $20.00

Buoyancy Compensator         $20.00

Air Tank                                 $12.00

Nitrox Tank                            $17.00


Dive Computer         $25.00

Weight Belt w/10#s  $7.00

Weights                    $0.40/#

Air Fills                     $8.00

Nitrox Fills               $15.00


Visual Inspection   $10.00

O2 Cleaning           $40.00

Hydrostatic Test     $35.00



Upcoming Trips

Caribbean, Little Cayman and Cayman Brac

As of now, we are planning on two dive trips next year. The first on is May 30th thru June 6th or June 10th to Little Cayman and Cayman Brac. The 2nd trip will be in late Oct to the Philippines.

Because we have been too Little Cayman so many times, we have had requests to do a little something different. Still, in my opinion, Little Cayman offers the best diving in the Caribbean, so we do not want to skip it completely. What I have in mind is a combination trip to Little Cayman and Cayman Brac. Little Cayman May 30 thru Jun 6th for  $2,000.00  and includes:

  • 7 nights at Little Cayman Beach Resort
  • Breakfast and dinner
  • 6 days of 2 tank boat dives
  • Hotel taxes

Add on include:

  • $300 per person for lunch, 1 tank afternoon boat dives, and 3 bar drinks per night.
  • Or $173 per person for lunches
  • Or $200 per person for 5-afternoon boat dives
  • $300 per person for room upgrade form pool view to ocean view.
  • $750 for single occupancy
  • Subtract $200 for non-diver

We would then transfer to Cayman Brac and stay at Cayman Brac Beach Resort for 4 nights for an extra $1,000.00.

There are several variations on this theme that can be worked out, such as not doing Little Cayman or not doing the Cayman Brac portion or staying longer at Brac. The only real requirement is to spend at least 7 days at one of the resorts. I had to make a commitment on these dates because Little Cayman was filling up quickly. I will start collecting a $200.00 per person deposit immediately for the resort. Round trip air from Gulfport is ABOUT $1050 with an additional $70-80 if you include Brac. Still way too early to lock in air.
Call me with any questions. (228) 863-5839


This trip is planned for late October. More details to follow.

Recent Trips

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Dive Trip to Panama City 2019

Sports Unlimited has just completed a very successful dive trip to Panama. Congratulation to our newly certified divers: Cooper Crosby, Ashlyn Baker, Brandi Garris, Jesse Morris, Bryan Morris and newly certified nitrox diver, Mark Kliepeter. The weather was great, the tides were perfect and Panama City does not get much better. Read More
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2020 Dive Trips

As of now, we are planning on two dive trips next year. The first one is May 30th thru June 6th or June 10th to Little Cayman and Cayman Brac. The 2nd trip will be in late Oct to the Philippines. Read More

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215 B Pass Road, Gulfport, MS