• Home
  • /
  • Blog
  • /
  • The Top Trending Gift Ideas in 2022 for the Scuba Diving Enthusiast
Last Updated On December 13, 2021
Suunto D5 White

Looking for some gift ideas to treat the Scuba diving person in your life?

A good deal of diving equipment comes down to personal preference and fit, but we've put together some ideas to help you spoil most Divers for any occasion. 

You'll find some great gift ideas here ranging from $5 through to over $500. Regardless of your budget, we believe these are all great value gifts. 

More...

Click the item in the table below, or continue to scroll to see all our gift ideas.

Gifts Ideas Between $5 – $100

High Quality Scuba Diver Woven Tie

Scuba Diver Novelty Neck Tie
Scuba Diver Neck Tie

This is a high quality hand woven tie. The fabric is made from a 1200 needle count which is higher grade than the usual 960 needle count. This tie also includes premium branded tie-lining. 

It measures approximately 2.36 inches (or 6 cm) at its widest point and 56.3 inches (or 143 cm) in length.

It comes with a 5 year refund or replace warranty.

Deluxe Scuba Diver Tool & Repair Kit

Deluxe Scuba Diver Tool & Repair Kit

The kit measures 1.6 x 6.5 x 9.2 inches, and weighs 3 pounds.

The wrench sizes are: 1/2, 5/8, 11/16 and 9/16.

  • 2 x Scuba Wrenches
  • 1 x Crescent Wrench
  • 1 x Phillips Head and 1 x Flat Screwdriver
  • Hex wrench set (set of Allen keys)
  • 1 x Needle (Pointy) Nose Pliers 
  • 8 x Cable Ties
  • 1 x O Ring Tool and an assortment of O Rings
  • 1/4 oz jar silicone grease
Scuba Choice 4 foot Surface Marker Buoy (SMB)
Scuba Diver Finger Reel with Brass Clip

Scuba Choice 4" Surface Marker Buoy (SMB)

The Scuba Choice Surface Marker Buoy (SMB) is easy to blow up and easy to roll down. It only takes a couple of breathes to inflate. It also can be inflated using a standard BC hose. This tube is made of Nylon with TPU. TPU is similar to PVC but it is more abrasion-resistant, tear-resistant, and resistant to low temperature and aging. 

This SMB doesn't take up much space in suitcase or bag, about the same size as a pair of socks. It can clip onto swimwear, a BCD or rope.

It doesn't come with weights or a finger reel, but these can easily be added. This is an inexpensive investment in safety in the water, especially in areas where boat traffic isn't clearly marked.

Waterproof Dry Bags with Roll Tops

The Earth Pak Dry bag is a premium waterproof bag and smart phone case combination that is made of high-quality materials. Being good quality means that these are resistant to tears and abrasions.

Earthpak Dry Bag Orange

The Earth Pak Dry Bag

The bag is not designed to be submerged. As long as it’s rolled correctly, it will seal tight and float on the surface and will keep your gear dry if accidentally knocked into the water.

Large Dry Bags - Earth Pak

The bags comes in five sizes - 10L, 20L, 30L, 40 L and 55L.

The 10L and 20L bags have a 24 - 42 inch adjustable shoulder strap. The larger bags have two adjustable and padded shoulder straps. 

The phone case is waterproof and will fit smartphones up to 6 ½ inches. The 10 Liter bag sells for between $16 – $30.

Earth Pak -Waterproof Dry Bag - Roll Top Dry Compression Sack
Earth Pak Dry Bag 20L
10L Earth Pak Dry Bag

XL Microfiber Compact Travel Towels

Dock & Bay Whale Towel
Beach Towels made from 100 percent recycled materials

Whether you are traveling the world, or just to the nearest dive spot, these microfiber beach towels will get you dry while taking up hardly any room at all. 

It doesn't get much better than these if you're looking for something that's super absorbent, compact, and fast drying. Dock & Bay microfiber beach towels are incredibly absorbent and lightweight. Microfiber towels also dry three times faster than cotton, which is perfect for when you're traveling and need these every day - or multiple times a day.

The Dock & Bay microfiber XL beach towel measures 78 inches x 35 inches (198 cm x 89 cm) and rolls down to a tiny 10” x 3.5” (25.4 cm x 9 cm) when stowed. 

There are lots of eye-catching and modern designs to choose from. 

Earth Pak -Waterproof Dry Bag - Roll Top Dry Compression Sack

The Earth Pak Dry bag is a premium waterproof bag and smart phone case combination that is made of high-quality materials. Being good quality beans that these are resistant to tears and abrasions.

The bag is not designed to be submerged. As long as it’s rolled correctly, it will seal tight and float on the surface and will keep your gear dry if accidentally knocked into the water.

The bags comes in three sizes - 10L, 20L and 30L. The 10L and 20L bags have a 24 - 42 inch adjustable shoulder strap. The 30L dry bag has adjustable and padded shoulder straps and also comes with a sternum strap.

The phone case is waterproof and will fit smartphones up to 6 ½ inches. The 10 Liter bag sells for between $16 – $30.

Kraken Aquatics Mesh Duffle Gear Bag

A Great Accessories Bag for Scuba, Free Diving or Snorkeling

The Kraken Aquatics Gear Bag is is a large mesh bag that measures 36"x 16"X 16" making it large enough to store towels, sunscreen, and other equipment for Scuba, Free Diving or snorkeling.

It comes with a zippered side mesh pocket end to stow smaller items and valuables for easy access separate from the main bag. It also has a storage pocket on the inside of the main bag.

The open mesh design allows for easy washing down and draining of water. It also makes for faster drying and helps to avoid mold and smelly odors.

It has 2 hand straps and a shoulder strap that is easily adjustable. The bag can carry up to 35 lbs of gear. 

Kraken Aquatics Mesh Duffle Gear Bag
Kraken Aquatics Mesh Duffle Gear Bag Side View
Kraken Aquatics Mesh Duffle Bag
XXL Mesh Dive Bag for Mask Snorkel and Fins

This is a large mesh bag that measures 37"x 15"X 15" making it large enough to store towels, sunscreen, and other equipment for Scuba diving or snorkeling gear.

It comes with 2 zippered exterior pockets at each end to stow smaller items and valuables for easy access. The open mesh design allows for easy drying of equipment and helps avoid mold and smelly odors. 

Lightweight, Breathable Design – Open air mesh Design allows for easy drying, avoiding mold or mildew on your towels or dive equipment.

This is a lightweight and breathable bag make of durable 600D Polyester and mesh.

Promate Diving Knife with Sheath

Scuba / Snorkeling Knife with Sheath Straps to your leg
Promate Scuba Dive Snorkel Titanium Knife - Yellow

The Promate Scuba Titanium Knife is a good value diver’s knife that comes with a sheath and 2 adjustable lower leg straps. The knife measures 9 inches in overall length, or 10 inches including the sheath.

The blade is 4 ⅜” long and made of lightweight titanium so it won’t rust. The titanium blade is full tang meaning it runs the full length of the knife, giving you a hammer tip at the bottom of the handle.

The knife latches securely into the sheath and won’t fall out even if bumped. This latch mechanism makes the knife easy to remove even with gloves on. 

The handle is easy to grip folded rubber. The blade comes as either blunt-tipped or sharp, and also has a serrated edge. This knife requires very little maintenance and is a great diving companion for the price. 

Promate Scuba Dive Snorkel Titanium Knife - Yellow

The Promate Scuba Titanium Knife is a good value diver’s knife that comes with a sheath and 2 adjustable lower leg straps. The knife measures 9 inches in overall length, or 10 inches including the sheath.

The blade is 4 ⅜” long and made of lightweight titanium so it won’t rust. The titanium blade is full tang meaning it runs the full length of the knife, giving you a hammer tip at the bottom of the handle.

The knife latches securely into the sheath and won’t fall out even if bumped. This latch mechanism makes the knife easy to remove even with gloves on. 

The handle is easy to grip folded rubber. The blade comes as either blunt-tipped or sharp, and also has a serrated edge. This knife requires very little maintenance and is a great diving companion for the price. 

Sharkbanz - Magnetic Shark Repellent

Sharkbanz Active Shark Deterrent -Surf-Swim-Triathalon

Sharkbanz has been designed for beachgoers, swimmers, divers and surfers. This is patented magnetic technology developed by marine biologists to deter predatory shark species.

*Sharkbanz Technology has been verified by an independent third-party analysis group at the prestigious School of Coastal Environment Department of Marine Science at Coastal Carolina University. 

Our Recommended Speciality Books

Can't find anything here?

You can check these articles on our books for Scuba Divers, Free Divers and Spear Fishermen. These are all highly rated and recommended books.

Sharkbanz 2 Magnetic Shark Repellent

Sharkbanz has been designed for beachgoers, swimmers, divers and surfers. This is patented magnetic technology developed by marine biologists to deter predatory shark species.

*Sharkbanz Technology has been verified by an independent third-party analysis group at the prestigious School of Coastal Environment Department of Marine Science at Coastal Carolina University.

Gifts Ideas Between $100 – $250

Tusa SF-22 Scuba Diving Fins

Tusa Diving Fins
Tusa Superior Quality Diving Fins

Everything about the Tusa SF-22 fin has been designed for better comfort and stronger propulsion from each stroke.  

The TUSA patented 20° angled blade design of the Solla extends the kicking cycle giving maximum power. 

The wide, vented 3-channel blade is made of a compound designed to provide flexibility and rigidity where they’re most needed.

The newly designed multi-compound foot pocket is more comfortable than its predecessors. The generous foot pocket and the quick-adjust EZ strap and buckle system provide support and comfort, whether cruising along or powering through currents.

Now available in a choice of new colors.

Sizes available are: XS, S, M, L-XL (See the size chart below for more details).

Tusa Diving Fin Size Guide

Cressi Waterproof Bag for Scuba and Free Diving Equipment

Cressi Waterproof Bag for Scuba and Freediving Equipment - Blue Camo
Cressi Waterproof Bag for Scuba and Freediving Equipment

The Gorilla Pro XL is designed in Italy by Cressi who have been a brand pioneer in Scuba Diving, Snorkeling, Free Diving equipment since 1946.

This is a large waterproof and roomy bag with plenty of space for storage. The internal capacity is 4.75 cu ft (or 135 litres).

It is made from a strong radio frequency (RF) welded seam PVC. It has 2 durable shoulder straps plus handles at both ends.

The bag measures 37.43" x 13.40" x 16.55" (or 95 x 34 x 42 cm).

Nautilus Life Line Marine GPS

Nautilus Life Line Marine GPS

The Nautilus LifeLine Marine Rescue GPS is incredibly easy to use. GPS positioning is accurate to 1.5 meters (or approximately 5 feet).  

Once activated, a GPS position and a 'man overboard' distress message is broadcast to all ships equipped with AIS within a 34 mile radius. The AIS (Automatic Identification System) is an automatic tracking system that uses transponders on ships and is used by Vessel Traffic Services.  

A special DSC message is also sent to the marine radio on your own vessel. DSC messaging is a core part of the Global Maritime Distress Safety System (GMDSS).

The Nautilus LifeLine GPS floats and is waterproof in all sea conditions. It comes with a Neoprene Pouch and coil lanyard.  Just keep the o-ring clean and forget about it for the next 5 years!

Gifts Ideas Between $250 – $500

GoPro HERO8 with Accessories Bundle

GoPro HERO8 with Accessories Bundle

The GoPro company have made their name producing good quality, action cameras. For their size and price, the top-of-the-line Hero series such as the GoPro Hero 8 delivers excellent video quality.

The GoPro HERO 8 is waterproof to 33 feet (10 meters) without a housing. It supports Ultra HD 4K60 resolution video at up to 60 frames per second (fps) and up to 120 fps for slow motion, and Full HD 1080p at up to 240 fps for super slow motion. Still images can be captured in up to 12 mp resolution in bursts of up to 30 images per second.

It features a built-in touch display for easy camera control, playback, and shot-framing.

Go Pro Hero with Octopus

When Auto Low Light mode is set, the GoPro automatically changes its frame rates based on the lighting conditions. This gives optimal performance when moving between bright and dark environments without having to re-adjust the camera settings.

The GoPro Hero 8 comes built-in video trimming that lets you to create and save short videos on the camera. It has Protune™ with SuperView™ that boasts cinema-quality capture and advanced manual control for photos and video.

The Bundle package includes: 

  • SanDisk 128GB Extreme Memory Card
  • SD Card Reader
  • Gripster flexible tripod
  • Head Strap Mount
  • Chest Strap Mount
  •  J-Hook Buckle Mount
  • Handheld Monopod
  • Tripod Mount
  • Spike Mount
  • Floating Handle
  • Hard Case
GoPro HERO8 with Accessories Bundle
GoPro HERO8 with Accessories Bundle
  • SanDisk 128GB Extreme Memory Card
  • SD Card Reader
  • Gripster flexible tripod
  • Head Strap Mount
  • Chest Strap Mount
  •  J-Hook Buckle Mount
  • Handheld Monopod
  • Tripod Mount
  • Spike Mount
  • Floating Handle
  • Hard Case

Wondering why you need a Red Filter underwater?

Water naturally filters out red light. The deeper you go, the less red is visible in photos. Without a red filter, your underwater photos appear mostly green/blue. 

Having a red filter underwater balances the colors in your photos.

Red filters turn this

Underwater photo of a turtle with no red filter

into this

Underwater photo of a turtle with a red filter
Kupton Housing Case Filter Kit for GoPro Hero

About The Author

Sharon McKenzie loves spending time in and on the water. She is a keen snorkeler and stand up paddle boarder, and being lucky enough to live in the tropics, can do this for most of the year. Read read more about Sharon on our About Us page.  

4.7/5 - (4 votes)

You may also like...

  • Great Gift Ideas For Divers

    Excellent gift ideas for scuba divers. My younger brother is a professional diver, I am going to present him a swiss army knife and the waterproof backpack. Thanks for helping me out.

  • Making present shopping easier!

    I absolutely love the water bottle and will be buying one for my diving-obsessed, best friend. Thank you!

  • Great!

    I don’t even scuba dive but this makes me wanna share with my scuba diving friends and go scuba diving with them too 🙂

  • {"email":"Email address invalid","url":"Website address invalid","required":"Required field missing"}
    >