We are now a full service marina

Come see our new store where we now carry all your Boating Supplies, Fishing Supplies, Live and Frozen Bait, Non Ethanol Premium Gas, Snacks, Drinks, A really nice Ice Cream Parlor featuring Blue Bell Ice Cream. We have a full time Mechanic on duty with over 30 years experience in the business. We also are offering boat washing, detailing, shrink wrap and winter storage for your boats. The boat shop is open weekdays from 8:30 till 4:30. We even have 131 state of the art Boat Slips with shore power at each slip and a shower and toilet on the exterior of the marina for those that like to stay on their boats during the summer. So come on down and see us at Lake Hickory Scuba & Marina.

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Diving Curacao


November 1st – November 8th, 2014

Enjoy a fun-filled getaway of a lifetime at Sunscape Curaçao Resort, Spa & Casino. Located near Aruba and off the coast of Venezuela, the 38-mile long island of Curaçao offers idyllic weather, exquisite beaches, spectacular snorkeling and much more to families, couples, singles and friends. Not to mention the capital city of Willemstad was named one of the ‘World’s Most Colorful Cities’ by Travel+Leisure! At Sunscape Curaçao all guests will enjoy an Unlimited-Fun® vacation where everything is included from endless domestic and international beverages and daily refreshed mini-bar, to limitless food and beverages and endless daily activities. Guests will enjoy the on-site dive center at Sunscape Curaçao where they will catch a boat right at the resort for our dives. 7 nights Garden View accommodations, taxes, round-trip airport transfers, all meals, drinks and snacks including alcohol, 5 days of 2 tank boat diving and unlimited shore diving.

Located just 10 miles from the International Airport Hato and two miles from the capital city of Willemstad, guests can enjoy everything that Curaçao has to offer. The cost for this trip is just $1240 per diver and $760 per non diver based on double occupancy. We only have 8 rooms and 5 are already booked. Call us now to reserve your room.

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It’s time to hit the Florida Springs again. We are going the first weekend of December. If you want to get away from the cold for a few days come with us to the crystal clear waters in the Florida Springs.Divingpic1

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Vintage Dive Gear for Sale

We have a customer looking to sell some 50’s-60’s era dive gear. He has a US Divers doubles Manifold in very good working order. It has a J valve reserve. He Also has a “Marvel Pak” that has the harness and bands to hold doubles. The tanks are in good working order and have just been Hydroed last month. He wants $400 for the complete setup or he said he would sell everything but the tanks for $265.00.

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Vacation Week is Here. Watch for Divers

Diver DownWe are open all week. If you’re out on the lake stop in and see us. There will be a lot of boats on the lake this week. If you are a boater please take note if you see a Dive Flag floating in the water. It means there are divers below. Remember the law says stay at least 50′ from that flag. Have a safe week from all of us at Lake Hickory Scuba Center, Inc.

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Store is back Open

The flood waters have returned to the lake. Most of the damage was to the floors. The floors have been repainted and we have opened back up for business. The pictures below are of the new floor. Come down and check it out.

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Closed Due To Flooding

We will be closed till next Tuesday, May 14th due to the flooding at our dive shop. We need some time to clean up. If you need anything please call 828/244-1050 and we will try to get you what you need.

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Check us out on Youtube

Come see our new YouTube Channel. We have some great videos for you.


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Lake Water Temp 65 degrees

These are Surface Temps.

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New Summer Time Store Hours

The store has changed the opening hours for the summer months. We will be open Tuesday through Thursday from 4:00 till 8:00, Friday from 8:00 till 6:00, Saturday from 8:00 till 6:00 and Sunday from 12:00 to 6:00. We are normally only 5 minutes from the store so if you need anything please call.

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