The Scuba Company

Why Choose the Scuba Company?


Welcome to the scuba family. The Scuba Company has been a labor of love for owners Fred and Char Wells for over 34 years. Their love for the sport and the rewards of sharing that joy has kept the company alive and vital. Safety and customer satisfaction have been our highest priority since day one. Our goal is to provide the highest quality scuba instruction, sales, repairs, and travel in the state of New Mexico. Every customer is welcomed in the shop as a family member.

With nearly a 35-year track record that has produced hundreds of educated and enthusiastic divers. Learning to dive with The Scuba Company ensures a lifetime of knowledge and support. Join Albuquerque’s most trusted resource for learning to dive and beyond.

Highest Quality SCUBA Dive Instruction

The Scuba Company has certified thousands of divers of all ages, from basic Open Water Certification to professional instructor training. Our instructors are avid divers with a wide range of experience around the globe and they are committed to your safety and enjoyment in the water. We encourage our instructors to travel around the world to gain valuable experiences to bring back and share with you, bringing a higher level of both excitement and knowledge to our company.


Maintaining strict instructor-to-student ratios helps The Scuba Company provide the highest level of safety possible. Dive Masters assist instructors and students by providing an extra set of hands, which supports a safer and more efficient learning environment. We also have an extensive set of policies implemented to PADI standards to complement our instructors’ commitments to safety.

Rental and Sales Equipment

Only the best up-to-date equipment will be provided to students. Aqua Lung is the industry leader in scuba gear, and we use their top-of-the-line dive gear to guarantee student safety and comfort. Breathing is the most important part of scuba diving, and the Aqua Lung Legend regulator provides a seamless breathing experience. Additional dive equipment also includes modern Buoyancy Control Devices (BCDs), comfortable wetsuits, and dive computers.

No Hidden Fees

Our course fee includes the learning materials, instructor and pool fees, gear rental, and the official certification card. The only items outside of this fee are personal gear (mask, snorkel, fins, and boots), the Santa Rosa dive permit, and any transportation/ accommodations.

So breathe easy… we are with you every step of the way!