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dive equipment in taiwan

Discussion in 'Taiwan' started by diverkim, Oct 19, 2002.

  1. diverkim

    diverkim Instructor, Scuba

    # of Dives: 1,000 - 2,499
    Location: PRC
    Is there a recommended place in Taiwan to buy a BC? Probably a Scubapro. Pricey?
  2. Shanhai

    Shanhai Angel Fish

    Taiwan is not know for inexpensive imported dive gear, especially Scubapro. Most locals buy from their instructors or dive shops but there has been a trend of mail order lately, primarily due to the cost difference. You can look on Scubapro's website for the authorized dealer in Taiwan.
  3. Lonely Boy

    Lonely Boy Nassau Grouper

    you can try coming into Hong Kong to buy.
  4. fblue

    fblue Garibaldi

    # of Dives: 50 - 99
    Location: Taiwan
    dredging up an old thread...

    i am looking to get some gear. from what little i have seen, name brands tend be pricey. there doesn't seem to be much in terms of dive shops... at least in the taipei area.
    has anyone had any experience buying online & shipping to taiwan? i am curious if import tax would be an issue.

    anyways, any suggestions on dive shops or online options would be appreciated.
  5. Makhno

    Makhno Divemaster

    Yes, import duty is an issue to worry about. Google the issue and you'll get a page from FedEx or DHL or another shipping company telling you all that you need to know.

    The Scuba Shop is somewhere in the Taipei area. I've never been to their retail shop, only had them send stuff to me by mail. Here's their website: Scuba SHOP ¼ç¤ô©öÁʺô
  6. mperdomo

    mperdomo Solo Diver

    # of Dives: 50 - 99
    Location: Ft. Lauderdale, FL
    Scuba Shop is on the end of Minsheng Rd. It's east of Songshan rail station. Got a good deal there on some boots today!

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