Discover Scuba diving
Scuba diving is a favorite activity among adventure seekers and nature lovers. Through this activity in Santorini, individuals have the opportunity to explore the seabed, encounter majestic reefs and sea flora and fauna, and experience an unparalleled feeling of freedom. Don’t skip engaging in it and you will witness the island’s one-of-a-kind seafloor during your vacation in Santorini.
There are more than 8 Scuba diving centers on the island.
Two scuba-dive experiences that stand out are:
Scuba Diving from Caldera Beach allows you to dive at popular sites like Remezzo Reef, Gialos Reef, and Adiavati Reef. Before diving, a divemaster will introduce you to scuba diving, making the activity perfect for beginners. You will learn how to use the basic scuba gear (mask, snorkel, regulator, fins, tank, and buoyancy device). After gaining the essential knowledge on the equipment, you will jump on the boat for a dive in shallow waters (12 meters maximum depth). During your dive, you’ll be able to explore the reef, corals, and marine life. A second dive to Gialos Reef can also take place if you feel like exploring the seabed further. Experienced divers supervise all dives.
If you decide to continue the sport, this experience can be counted towards receiving your final PADI certification!
The minimum age for taking part in scuba diving is ten years old.
The activity lasts from half a day to a full day and operates from March until October. Their cancellation policy is flexible? you are automatically refunded for the full activity price in case of canceling at least four days before the start of the activity.
Scuba Diving in Santorini offers a safe scuba diving experience for beginners. Qualified instructors teach participants the fundamental scuba principles, underwater hand signals, and the way to use the equipment. The briefing takes approximately 20 minutes. After its completion, they will provide you with the required wetsuits and equipment, and supervise you while you bend down to shallow waters and try your first underwater breaths. Once you are comfortable breathing underwater using the equipment, the instructor will accompany you to a guided dive to the nearby reef.
Everyone can participate in this scuba diving experience, including people who don’t know how to swim. Minors should provide written parental consent.
The activity duration is two hours, out of which 35-40 minutes are underwater. They operate from May to October, and their cancellation policy is flexible? you are automatically refunded for the full price in case of canceling at least four days before the start of the activity.