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Whether you’ve always wanted to learn to scuba dive or you’re preparing for your next tropical dive trip, Oahe Dive Shop has everything you’ll need. From SSI instruction to scuba gear maintenance, our experienced staff will outfit you for a safe and spectacular underwater adventure.

Stop in to see our full selection of scuba, snorkel, and spearfishing gear.

Our Story

Michael Shoup is a long-time Pierre resident with a head for business and a passion for scuba diving. So when he had the opportunity to combine business with pleasure, he dove in. In 2021, he acquired the only dive shop in Central South Dakota.

Located just minutes from the open water of the Missouri River, Oahe Dive Shop is pleased to offer Central South Dakota divers a top-notch experience on the top side of the dive. We are an SSI certified dive center offering SCUBA certifications, a complete selection of gear, tank refills, and service. Visit our showroom and get outfitted for your next dive.

Scuba Gear

Your life depends on the quality of your scuba gear. We’re proud to carry ScubaPro because, “Deep down, you want the best.”

For your own safety and enjoyment, you need equipment that fits correctly and seals properly. We can heartily recommend the products we sell because we’ve used them.  We can show you how your wetsuit and mask should fit because we’ve used ScubaPro’s premium products on our own diving excursions.

We offer a full line of ScubaPro diving gear in our store for men, women, and children.

  • Masks
  • Snorkels
  • Cruiser Vest
  • Currents Vest
  • Wetsuits
  • Boots
  • Gloves
  • Hoods
  • Shorts
  • Rash Guards
  • Knives
  • Weight Belts
  • Bags
  • Regulators
  • Fins
  • Drysuits
  • Lights
  • Ropes
  • Dive flags
  • Buoys and much more.

Spearfishing Gear

The Missouri River offers fantastic opportunities for spearfishing. We stock a wide selection of band-powered and pneumatic spearguns by Salvimar, a leader in the design and construction of spearfishing equipment for over 40 years.

We’ll set up your new speargun or help you make repairs on the one you’ve been using.

We carry:

  • Pneumatic spearguns
  • Band-powered spearguns
  • Replacement bands
  • Replacement components
  • Tips
  • Lanyards
  • Gloves
  • Stringers
  • Dive flags

Rental Options

If you’re not quite ready to take the scuba or spearfishing plunge, you can rent your gear from us while you test the waters. We have everything you’ll need to complete your scuba diving certification courses, take an open-water dive, or learn to spearfish.

Call (605) 280-9997 to reserve your equipment.

Diving Courses & Certifications

Oahe Dive Shop is an SSI Certified Dive Center offering year-round certification courses.

You’ll get first-class instruction from our certified staff with more than 45 years of combined diving experience. Our small class size means you receive personal coaching, but it also means our classes fill up fast. To reserve your spot in our next class, call Divemaster Michael Shoup at (605) 280-9997.

  • SSI Open Water and Advanced Certification Instruction
  • Local Open Water Dives
  • Local Indoor Pool Scuba Training
  • International Open Water Dives (as travel restrictions allow)

Dive Gear Workshop & Maintenance

Your underwater adventure demands well-maintained gear. Oahe Dive Shop is a certified ScubaPro maintenance facility. We’ll keep your gear in tip-top shape for your deep-down dive. We’ll fill your tanks and reliably maintain and repair your equipment.

Our Certified Staff

Our certified instructors have over 45 years of combined experience in scuba diving and have trained hundreds of divers in local and international waters. We are committed to treating all our customers with personal and knowledgeable service and providing the best information. We want you to love diving as much as we do, and we’ll get you outfitted with the best tools for your specific underwater adventure.

Stop in to swap scuba stories with us. Give us a first-hand review of the gear you love. Or explore the gift of learning to breathe underwater and imagine all the hidden wonders you’ll discover when you do.

Michael Shoup, Oahe Dive Shop Owner and Divemaster

Michael Shoup, Oahe Dive Shop Owner and Divemaster

Dive Trips and Charter Packages

There’s so much to see under the sea. Our students and customers have enjoyed our guided trips to some of the most stunning scuba diving locations in the world.

  • Cozumel
  • Dominican Republic
  • Turks & Caicos
  • Key Largo, Florida (Christ of the Abyss)
  • Spearfishing on Lake Oahe in Pierre, South Dakota

When travel restrictions are lifted, we will be offering guided international and local dive trips. Provide your email address below, and you’ll be the first to know about our upcoming trips.