Santorini Diving

Santorini diving

The volcanic geological background of Santorini offers great chances for diving. Many Santorini diving centers have opened over the last years, particularly in popular tourist places, like Perissa, Kamari and Perivolos. These centers offer diving courses for all ages and levels, rent the necessary equipment for individual dives and organize boat trips.

Interesting Santorini diving sites are found within the caldera lagoon, but also on the Aegean side of the island. Among them are the Faros Reef located just after the lighthouse on the inside of the caldera and great for beginners, the Caves Lagoon off the beach of Kamari, the Perissa Rock and the Nea Kameni island (volcano) where there is also the shipwreck of a tour boat.

Here are some diving centers in Santorini. Each diving center is presented with detailed text, photos and point on Google map. If you have experience with any of these diving centers, feel free to write your review. All request forms are sent directly to the diving center manager so that you can book a diving course with them or ask any question.

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Location: Perissa

Diving has become a popular sport in the recent times and many tourists prefer to explore the volcanic island by diving underwater. Santorini Dive Center operates from Perissa Beach as well as Akrotiri and has quick access to all good sites, which can be easily reached from the dive station at the small beach located below the cliffs of Akrotiri.

Location: Kamari

Located at Hotel Dolphins in the middle of Kamari beach, the Volcano Dive Center started its operation in Santorini in 1999. The dive crew at the centre has over 30 years of experience in training scuba divers of various skill levels, right from pleasure divers to deep wreck divers who can sink to a depth of up to 120 meters in the water.

Location: Perissa

The Mediterranean Diving Club, established in Perissa Beach in 1998, is a reputed center for diving and imparts a range of courses, from snorkeling for the beginner, to PADI (Professional Association of Diving Instructors) advanced open water diving.

Location: Perivolos

Caldera diving is a diving center located 100 m from Perivolos beach. It is a certified member of PADI.

Location: Pyrgos

From January of 2010 the Aegean divers moved the diving base very close to Fira town.
Now is in the area Agia Irini (Santa Irini church) - Pirgos on the main road from Fira to the central port.( 4th km ).

Google map of Santorini diving

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