Diving Adventure was established in 1998 and is headquartered in 2nd Floor 61 Percival Street Causeway. She was expended to 2 stories in 2000 at the same address.
In 2001, DA was awarded the first nominated Dive Center from LCSD as the Scuba Training Center for 1st Scuba Training Program for LCSD Lifeguards.
In 2002, DA achieved the stringent standard for becoming a PADI Five Star Centre and won the award of Quality Tourism Service - Retail from Hong Kong Tourism Board. Her achievement and accreditation are obtained from both International and Local organizations.
In 2003, DA was expanded to 4 stories in the same building. DA Travel Department was also established in the same year with the TIC Travel License No. 352605.
In 2004, DA invested 2 well equipped diving support vessels, i.e. Adventure I and Adventure II, each has capacity of max. 35 divers with 100 Al tanks, 2 mariner compressors and essential scuba equipment and came with tender chase boat. In the same year, Stephen had been to the United States and gained the credential of PADI Course Director, Emergency First Responder Instructor Trainer and Diver Alert Network Oxygen Provider Instructor Trainer. Diving Adventure also achieved the PADI Five Star IDC Center rating and moved to the new address located on Island Building in Causeway Bay with the area of 5000 sq. ft.
In 2005, DA became the first dive center which escorted the Hong Kong Ice Diver Team to Antarctica. In the same year, Stephen gained the Pro Trainer rating from the International Association of Handicapped Diver.
In 2006, DA invested in an additional Professional Dive support Vessel, i.e. Adventure Explorer. This vessel has the max. Capacity of 58 divers and has the capability for live-on-board service for remote dive sites both in Hong Kong and outside Hong Kong Area. This vessel is also equipped with diver oriented facilities, such as 2 mariner compressor, nitrox blending penal with medical oxygen on board, sufficient scuba equipment, over 200 nos. 63 cu. ft Al tanks, 3 sets of semi-closed circuit rebreathers, twin-set tanks with manifolds and stage tanks. In the same year, DA also expanded the branch in Kowloon Area, i.e. DA Kowloon. Meanwhile, Stephen also successfully commended IAHD to the HKSAR Government for being recognized as a non-profit organization in Hong Kong and becoming a Club Member of Hong Kong Underwater Association.
In 2006, DA and the Hong Kong Travellers collaboratively conducted a unique course, which called the “Certificate in Marine Tourism”. It was successfully approved by Continuing Education Fund under the “Reimbursable Course List”, as applicants are able to get a maximum 80% course fee subsidized by the government.
In 2006, DA assisted IAHD in registering as a club member under HKUA (Hong Kong Underwater Association) and a ‘Non-profit making’ organization in Hong Kong.
In 2007, DA completed the expansion of the Storage center in Po Chong Wan. Meanwhile, another unique cooperate course, “Advance Certificate in Marine Tourism” was conducted between DA and the Hong Kong Travellers, focusing on the identification of Corals & Fishes and underwater photo-taking techniques instructed by famous UW Photographer Mr. Stephen Wong. Same year, Director Mr. Stephen AU successfully obtained the qualifications of HKUA Advance Instructor and SDI/TDI Instructor Trainer.
In 2008, DA assisted HKRT in a series of TV programme promoting the underwater environment in Tung Ping Chau.
In 2009, DA became the first Hong Kong PADI Dive Center forming a scuba trip visiting the North Pole; it was also awarded the Caring Company Logo by The Hong Kong Council of Social Services.