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Diving Closer To Home

As the world struggles through the COVID-19 pandemic and communities begin to recover, we are all realizing that many of our travel plans to far-flung destinations will be on hold.  But don't worry -- there are still plenty of great diving opportunities nearby!  We recently […]

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Ring In The New Year In Cuba

December 26, 2020-January 2, 2021 7 nights onboard the Jardines Aggressor II + up to 4 dives a day Join Blue Planet on the trip of a lifetime! Enjoy 7 nights exploring the spectacular Gardens of the Queen (Jardines de la Reina) National Park. During […]

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The dive industry has a racism problem. In her 2019 article “Finding Color Below the Surface,” Mariah Shore asked the following question:  “Why did I rarely see people who looked like me in the dive community? Where were all the women of color? Of all […]

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Summer Of Savings! Save On Gear And Travel

As things start to open back up, we want to help YOU get back in the water! And so do all of our friends in the dive industry.  That's why they're offering -- for a limited time -- great specials combining classes, gear and travel […]

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Celebrating Blue Planet Women In Science

February 11 is the International Day of Women and Girls in Science. This day was created in 2015 by the United Nations General Assembly to recognize the critical role women and girls play in science and technology and to support their efforts in the field.  Both science […]

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Earth Day 2020

Earth Day is approaching! And this year it’s even more special; 2020 marks the 50th anniversary of the very first Earth Day on April 22, 1970. While we can’t get together for big cleanups or rallies, there are still many things we can do as individuals at […]

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Rock Creek Socially-distant Cleanup, March 16 - May 15

While the group events of the Rock Creek Extreme Cleanup have been canceled due to public health guidance, the work of stewarding Rock Creek continues. Please help us collect even MORE litter than last year’s cleanup by doing an individual cleanup. This spring is extra […]

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Online Classes Now Live!

We’re offering courses to our divers online! This means you don’t have to come into the shop to discuss knowledge reviews or go through presentations! You’ll meet with your instructor and classmates online. We have the following courses scheduled: Project AWARE Specialist Coral Reef Conservation Fish […]

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Free Shipping On Gear Purchases!

While the shop may be closed to our customers, we can still place orders for any dive gear you’ve been thinking about buying. Until we open again, we will ship any orders to your home with FREE SHIPPING!* And if it’s any gear that needs to […]

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Covid-19 Status Update

Updated May 27th, 2020: Blue Planet Scuba will be open for curbside drop-off or pick-up by appointment starting Tuesday, June 2nd.  Click here to schedule your curbside appointment! Washington, DC will enter Phase 1 of reopening on May 29th. We know you are as eager […]

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