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Welcome to Lake Hickory Scuba & Marina. We are a full service Dive Center, Marina, and Boat Shop, located on Lake Hickory in Taylorsville, NC. We are here for all your Scuba Diving and Boating needs. We now carry all your Boating Supplies, Fishing Supplies, Live and Frozen Bait, Non Ethanol Gas, Snacks, Drinks, and a really nice Ice Cream Parlor featuring Deluxe Ice Cream. We also are offering boat washing, detailing, shrink wrap and winter storage for your boats. We even have 131 state of the art Boat Slips with 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 and of course the best Dive Gear and Diving Instruction in the area.We can train you from Openwater all the way to Instructor. We teach through Scuba Schools International (SSI), Scuba Educators International (SEI), Professional Diving Instructors Corporation (PDIC), Professional Association of Diving Instructors (PADI), and World Confederation of Underwater Activities (CMAS), and have over 78 years experience in the industry. We are a full line Mares, Scuba Max, SeaLife, OS Systems, XS Scuba, Trident, Intova, Princeton Tec, Seasoft, Ocean Reef, Innovative Scuba, Airhead, SportsStuff, and Team Lifeguard Systems dealers. We offer tank fills, hydros, and visual inspections. We are PCI / PSI certified. We specialize in Public Safety Diving and Recreational Scuba. We offer trips every month and several big trips a year. We are located at the old Taylorsville Beach Marina which is just feet off the water, so grab some gear and jump right in.






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Lake Hickory Scuba & Marina

420 Taylorsville Beach Ct.

Taylorsville NC 28681


Store Hours:

Scuba Center and Marina


Spring/Summer (After Easter)

Mon-Sat: 8:00 am till 8:00 pm

Sunday: 8:00 am till 8:00 pm


Fall (After Labor Day)

Mon – Sat: 10:00 am till 6:00 pm

Sunday: 12:00 pm till 6:00 pm


Winter (From 1st of November till Easter)

Wed – Sat: 10:00 am till 5:00 pm

Sunday: 12:00 pm till 4:00 pm

Both the Marina and Boat Shop will be closed

December 24th thru Jan 1st 

Boat Shop (Year Around)

Mon – Fri: 8:30 am till 4:30 pm


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In order to provide you a life-time of pleasure using MARES diving products wherever your travels may take you, MARES has set-up a world-wide network of MARES Lab service-centers that provide excellent service for your MARES diving products. Lake Hickory Scuba Center is a MARES Lab. We are authorized to work on any MARES equipment you own. That includes Regulators: first and second stages, BC’s, Spear guns, ect.

In order to become a MARES Lab service-center or a qualified professional: retail store, diving center or training facility, MARES Partners are required to attend an intensive training program with demanding levels of certification to achieve this excellence.

This all is done to fulfill our commitment to provide you diving products that perform at its best, dive-after-dive in all conditions.

With MARES Lab professionals and MARES products all you need to do is…
Just add water.



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