Dive Travel Checklist (html) from Huron Scuba, Ann Arbor Michigan

Tropical Dive Trip Checklist

Here's a useful trip checklist for divers traveling to a tropical destination. Our Dive Team members use it to guide their packing when traveling with us. Here's a PDF version you can download & print out for each time you travel. Need Adobe Acrobat Reader to view the file? Download it from Adobe's site.

  • Exposure suit for local water temperatures
  • Mask
  • Snorkel
  • Fins
  • Booties or fin socks
  • Buoyancy compensator with power inflator
  • Regulator with primary and alternate air source
  • Instruments: depth gauge, submersible pressure gauge, compass, watch or timer or computer
  • If night diving: primary and backup underwater lights, plus marker light or cyalume stick
  • Whistle or other surface noisemaker
  • Mesh gear bag to keep equipment neat & compact on the dive boat
  • Up-to-date logbook
  • Certification card
  • Dive tables and/or dive computer
  • DAN Insurance information & member number
  • Passport and photo identification
  • Emergency contact numbers & medical alert information
  • Dive computer
  • Dive knife or cutting device
  • Mask defog
  • Pocket-style weight belt (weights will be provided)
  • Sunscreen, hat, & sunglasses with retainer cord
  • Seasickness medication
  • Wind and waterproof jacket
  • Underwater slate & pencil
  • Save-a-dive kit (diver's tool, spare parts, o-rings, mask & fin straps, snorkel keeper, silicone grease, etc.)
  • Surface signaling devices (sea sausage, mirror, strobe, Dive Alert)
  • Clips for attaching all your gear to your BC
  • Marine life identification books & cards
  • Dry bag or box to bring on the boat to keep your towel & wallet dry
  • Personal items (towel, swimsuit, medications, money...)
  • Comfortable, casual clothes
  • Underwater camera
  • Extra film & batteries
  • Nothing to upset Customs officials


Huron Scuba, Snorkel & Adventure Travel Inc. 4816 Jackson Road Suite D, Ann Arbor, MI 48103 
Phone: 734-994-3483 Fax: 734-994-1597 Apply to join Huron Scuba's staff! Application form in PDF
Regular Store Hours: Monday-Friday 10am-7pm, Saturday 10am-5pm.  webcontact@huronscuba.com