Al-Boom has an extensive range of equipment of various makes including Dacor, Mares, and Scubapro. It also stocks a range of boat equipment.
The website www.alboomkuwait.com
This is located in Shuwaikh. Al-Sabih stocks diving equipment from Cressi, IST, Pelican, and Tusa, and a range of boat equipment. It also has an equipment rental service - ideal for visitors who have travelled without their kit.
The website www.alsabihmarine.com
Located on the ground floor of the Creative Design Center. The latter is to be found in that part of Shuwaikh between Road 80 aka the Jahra Road (to the North), the Third Ring Road aka Abdulaziz Fahad Al-Musaed Street (to the South), Road 60 aka the Ghazali Expressway (to the West), and Road 55 aka the Airport Road (to the East), at the junction of Streets 10 and 12.
Stocks Akona, Analox, Apeks, Aqualung, Hollis, Mares, and Oceanic, not to mention brands specializing in particular diving accessories such as torches, line cutters, hoses, and adapters.
The website www.ilmunz.com
Located within the Palms Beach Hotel, which is on the coast side of the Gulf Road between its junctions with the 5th Ring Road and the 6th Ring Road. Formal address: Al Ta'awon Street, Road 25, Bida'a.
Manager: Islam Basuny. Tel. 9995 1904
Stocks Apeks, Aqualung, Liqiud Vision, and other brands. Currently has a sale of equipment from Dive Rite, Oceanic, Tusa, and others.
Stocks Aqualung, Best Divers, Hollis, Sherwood, Suunto, and some other brands. Good for hire of equipment.
In Salmiya, Block 1. From the traffic lights at the cross roads where the Arabian Gulf Street (Road 25) bends in Salmiya take the exit (Road 104) towards the coast. Pass the Sheesha resturant "Chic Cafe" on your right. Take the next obvious right turn (not the one before that which requires a sharp turn). Ahead you will see the building of "Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research Mariculture and Fisheries Department". At the end of the road, turn right. Pass the main entrance to Kuwait Sea Sport Club, and the blue gate with a PADI flag above it, both on your left. Park in one of the bays on the right. To get to the shop, go through the blue gate, turn left, and go through the reception office. After leaving this office, the shop will be on you right.
Opening hours 17:00 to 23:00.
On the bend of Street 75, Block 2, Bnaid Al-Qar. The best way to describe the location is to say that it looks onto the junction of the northbound lane of the Fahaheel Expressway (also known as Road 30, and named Istilqal Street at this point) and the northbound lane of the 1st Ring Road.
Stocks Aqualung, Hollis, and Xdeep, among other brands.
The website nautilusdivingkuwait.com
To be found on the basement level of the shopping mall in Al Tijaria Tower. That is the skyscraper with a shape reminiscent of a drill-bit, currently the fourth tallest building in the country, on Al Soor Street in Al Mirqab, Block 3.
Stocks Suunto, Waterproof, Seac, Audaxpro, Backscatter, Fantasea, ScubaMax, DiveShades, and other brands.
The website www.blueplanetkw.com
Tel. 6654 0888
Located at Al Kout, Fahaheel, on the south side of the car park next to the Sultan Center supermarket.
Has cylinder filling facilities, air only.
Open Saturday to Thursday 09:00 to 20:00. Friday 13:00 to 18:00.
Shuwaik, Street 30. This street runs parallel to Road 60 (Ghazali Expressway) and Road 601 (Mohammad Bin Al Qassim Street) between the two, joining the Third Ring Road (Canada Dry Street) to the Fourth Ring Road (Hasan Bin Ali Al-Roumi Road). The dive shop is hidden in a shopping arcade on the east side of the street between its junctions with Streets 46 and 32. The arcade is almost opposite Idetail Auto. Nawras Marine is to be found at the north end of its front.
The shop sells equipment from Akona, Sherwood, and other brands.
Contacts: Salah Al-Salah 6965 5400, Ahmad Al-Fares 9498 8895.