The Graveyard of the Atlantic

Scuba diving in North Carolina is truly an incredible experience. Fed by the warm clear waters of the Gulfstream, we have incredible visibility and comfortable temperatures making North Carolina Diving always top rated by scuba enthusiasts and dive publications.

North Carolina is also referred to as the “Graveyard of the Atlantic.” More than 2,000 ships have sunk in these waters since people began keeping records in 1526, and Olympus Dive Center knows the best wrecks to dive off the coast of North Carolina. So if North Carolina wreck diving is what you’re interested in, they are your premier dive charter with the knowledge and experience to show you a great time!

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12 min.

Drive Time

6 miles

Distance from Hotel
Locals Recommend

“We explored the Indra, and JFF Tugs. We saw a ton of marine life, and I found a 3″ Megalodon Shark Tooth! We also had the opportunity to dive the U-352, always one of my favorites. ”


Where your Outer Banks adventure begins.

Situated on ten acres, the Beaufort Hotel is offers the privacy of a boutique hotel within minutes to some of the best experiences you’ll enjoy on the Southern Outer Banks.

During your stay, discover, experience, and explore Beaufort – named the “Best Small Town for Adventure” in America by USA Today.

The Beaufort Hotel is a private escape that’s close to every kind of adventure you can imagine. We encourage you to explore like a local, as we give you a slice of what it’s like to live here on the Crystal Coast.


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Experience Beaufort North Carolina’s Attractions

Discover 300 years of Beaufort’s history and step back in time and experience some amazing local attractions during your stay.

The Gem of the Crystal Coast

The Beaufort Hotel NC, an Ascend Hotel Collection Member, is a unique reflection of the local community. Our staff is committed to sharing their insider knowledge of the places, moments and experiences that makes the Crystal Coast destination special.