Top dive shops across the Pacific coast have agreed to provide free air and other great benefits to certified Reef Check divers as part of the Reef Check “Buddy Breathing” program. Divers who show their NAUI or PADI Reef Check Kelp Forest Monitoring Diver specialty card will be eligible to the benefits listed below.


Any Water Sports – San Jose, CA

Aqua Adventures UnlimitedBurbank, CA

Aquarius Dive Shop – Monterey, CA

Aqua Safaris – Santa Cruz, CA

Bamboo Reef – San Francisco and Monterey, CA

Beach Cities Scuba – Dana Point, CA

Captain Frog Scuba – Bakersfield, CA

Channel Islands Scuba – Thousand Oaks, CA

Deep Blue Scuba & Swim Center – Long Beach, CA

Depth Perceptions Diving Services – San Luis Obispo, CA

Diver Dan’s – Santa Clara, CA

Eco Dive Center – Culver City, CA

Hollywood Divers – Los Angeles, CA

In2Deep – Santa Monica, CA

Malibu Divers – Malibu, CA

Ocean Adventure Dive Company – Venice, CA

OEX Dive and Kayak Centers –La Jolla, Mission Bay, and Pt. Loma CA

Santa Barbara Aquatics – Santa Barbara. CA

Scuba Schools of America (nitrox included) – Montclair, CA

Seals Watersports – Santa Rosa, CA

Seven Seas Scuba – Monterey, CA

Signature Scuba Diving – Rancho Cucamonga, CA

Tropical Adventures Scuba & Travel – Santa Cruz, CA


Northwest Dive Adventures – Marysville, WA

YSS Dive – Hoodsport, WA

Free air for Reef Check surveys
Discount on gear rental for Reef Check surveysDiscount on nitrox for Reef Check surveysDiscount on air for non-RC divesDiscount on nitrox for non-RC divesDiscount on merchandise
Any Water SportsYES20%preferred customer pricingpreferred customer pricingpreferred customer pricingpreferred customer pricing
Aquarius Dive ShopYES10%10%
Aqua SafarisYES20%20%20%20%10%
Bamboo ReefYES100%10%
Beach Cities ScubaYES50%10%10%
Channel Islands ScubaYES100%100%50%50%10%
Deep Blue Scuba & Swim CenterYES50%50%
Depth Perceptions Diving ServicesYES20%10%10%
Diver Dan’sYES
Eco Dive CenterYES100%100%10%
Hollywood DiversYES50%100%50%20%10%
Malibu DiversYES50%50%10%
Santa Barbara AquaticsYES10%
Scuba Schools of AmericaYES
Seals WatersportsYES50%50%10%
Signature Scuba DivingYES20%20%20%20%20% most items
Tropical Adventures Scuba & TravelYES10%
Northwest Dive AdventuresYES20%$510%
YSS DiveYES50% on Argon and EAN with YSS Dive charters20%; 5% Travel discount

If you would like to become a Reef Check diver, please visit our Reef Check Kelp Forest Monitoring training page.

Please email for more information or if you would like to partner with the Buddy Breathing program.