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Discover Scuba Diving

The world is now more open to you than ever before! Your Discover Scuba Diving (DSD) intro lesson is your first step to expanding your horizons. An estimated 80% of Earth's oceans and waterways are unmapped and unexplored. But not for long! People like you, looking to take the plunge, will be the next explorers in this vast frontier.

Our most experienced diver Zack, with over 4000 logged dives, will help you begin your new journey. Depending on if you're interested in diving in lakes, rivers, or oceans, this DSD will be tailored to you, so please let us know what you're after and don't forget to look at our Classes tab. Please see our contact page to reach out to us to schedule now!

After you've completed your DSD, you'll have a firm understanding of the skills it takes to use diving gear to be comfortable and explore the vast waterways in a recreational environment. Please contact us with questions. Our goal for the future is to be able to help those looking to get their open water certification! Please stay tuned for updates.

Meet Our Staff

The Den Dive Shop is always striving to provide you with the best information. Although only recently established, the Den Dive Shop is equipped to guide you through the Sunriver, OR region with over 60 years of knowledge from Zack and his family. Owner Zack Smith was born and raised in Bend/Sunriver and has travelled and dived internationally over the past few years. The Den Dive Shop contracts with many local divers and adventurers. Please contact us with any questions!

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Zack Smith

Owner, Deep Water Rescue Diver And Technical diving

Zack is our resident dive expert with over 4000 logged dives. The love of the world's oceans and waterways lead Zack to earn his Marine Biology degree. His love took him to create his own diving research company, and now the Den! His travels and research dives around the world have led him to teach others all he has to offer.


Aunna Cabeceira

Snorkel and Scuba Diver

Social Media Expert

Aunna is our social media expert to keep everyone in the loop. She grew up in Humbolt County near the ocean. She has been snorkeling all over and diving fast currents in fresh water mostly, but loves to dive in salt water when ever she has the chance. Come in and say hello.

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