Scuba diving in Vacaville
Vacaville is located in Solano County. Its central
location between Sacramento and San Francisco facilitates
reaching dive sites at both destinations. Vacaville is rich
in underwater activities. It offers dive sites is of
all levels of expertise and have many kinds of underwater
Always dive according to your level of training.
Never enter the water without checking with
centers for safety, additional information, level
required for each dive site and without being accompanied by
All the information provided is purely informative for our
readers and shouldn't be used as is to plan your immersion.
Average annual temperature: Between 19°C and 32°C.
(67° F and 91° F)
Coldest time: December
Warmest time: July
Possible to dive all year round.
Vacaville offers a great experience for diving and
snorkeling fans. Vacaville dive
sites have provided a good environment for
a variety of fish life living in the kelp forests. Some
of the best places you can dive are in San Francisco on the
South and Sacramento on the North.
Vacaville diving centers offer diving classes at
various levels from beginner to advanced. These centers can
offer some non-divers training in the safe environment of a
swimming pool. Certification from different agencies is
available. Refresher courses are available for those
returning to diving after a break. .
The diving clubs in Vacaville offer members a chance
to get together and exchange experiences. They usually meet
on a weekly basis and organise diving excursions within the
area and also to far away destinations.
The dive stores are well stocked with a range of diving
equipment from different manufacturers. Underwater
photography equipment can also be purchased from the dive
There's much more to this place than just diving. After a
day diving, there's a lot to see in Vacaville. There's the
Old Town Hall which was built in 1907 and served as
Vacaville’s first fire station, jail and court house that's
worth a visit. An important landmark is the Pony Expess,
that dates back to April 1860. It was the very first “rapid
transit” and the first “fast mail” line across the continent
going from the Missouri River to the Pacific Coast.