Micronesian Divers Association (MDA), Guam has been in business for more than 30 years. We are one of the largest PADI diving training centers in the Americas and are currently tracking to certify nearly 4,000 divers this year as well as reaching a historical 60,000 certifications mark by year-end. Additionally, we certified the 20,000,000th PADI open water diver worldwide in 2011. We are the largest 100% PADI Aware facility in Micronesia.
We offer the highest quality and service in dive training, travel, wholesale, retail, rental, repair, boat operations, shipping and distribution. MDA has also maintained the contract for dive training and equipment sales for the U.S. Navy Exchange Services on Guam for nearly 14 years.
MDA maintains the largest dive and adventure travel operation in Micronesia as well as the most complete SCUBA equipment repair facilities within the region.
We have two retail locations, offering the best selection of top-of-the-line SCUBA & snorkeling equipment. MDA has the best selection of rental gear on island and a superb team of well trained staff. Our primary retail, wholesale, warehouse & distribution center is located in Piti, Guam. We also have another location at the Home Center on Naval Base Guam.
Our staff consists of 38 full and part-time employees as well as more than 65 contract instructors and 13 Dive Masters. Our boating operations department maintains and operates two 42’ Newton diving vessels that depart our docks on a daily basis from either Cabras, Agat or Hagatna boat marinas.
MDA is the distributor of the full line of AUP products that include Oceanic, Hollis, Lavacore & Ocean Pro products for the Pacific Region as well as being a PADI Five Star IDC Training and Development Facility, dealer of Aqua Lung, Mares, Pro Blue, Trident, Underwater Kinetics, Ikelite, Apeks, Tovatec, Sea and Sea Cameras, Innovative SCUBA Products, Intova Lights and Cameras, XS Scuba, Princeton-Tectonic lights, Suunto, SeaLife Cameras, Natuticam Underwater Housings, Bauer Compressors, Volvo-Penta Marine Engines and Brownie Nitrox machines for this region.
MDA has a dedicated wholesale team that travels throughout Micronesia on an annual basis servicing existing clients and develop new ones.
We also have numerous clients from throughout the Pacific region who visit us on Guam to purchase merchandise and equipment for their personal use because of our competitive pricing.
During 2011 we made two forays into the mainland China market visiting various dive training facilities in search of partnerships as well as making trips to Vladivostok, Russian and Cairns, Australia in 2012. Our intention is to continue these efforts through 2013 and beyond.
Our goal at MDA is to provide the highest quality customer service and to address all your diving needs!