Discover Scuba Diving in Akrotiri, Santorini

2 hrs
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From 10 years-old and up
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Discover scuba diving and try your first dive in Santorini, exploring the underwater world of this volcanic island!

Discover scuba diving and try your first dive in Santorini, exploring the underwater world of this volcanic island. Welcoming beginners from ages 10 and up!

Santorini is an island located in the southern Aegean Sea, part of the Cyclades group of islands in Greece, known for its beautiful beaches, archaeological sites and crystal-clear waters! This excursion takes place from Akrotiri in Santorini, a once-flourishing Bronze Age settlement that was buried under volcanic ash during the eruption of the volcano.

The adventure begins by meeting your experienced instructor at the dive centre in Akrotiri. This activity is for beginners, no previous scuba diving experience is needed to join. You'll start on Caldera Beach, a picturesque stretch of coastline that offers stunning views of the volcanic cliffs and the azure waters of the Aegean Sea. The instructor will cover the basics of physics, physiology and underwater communication. Then, you will learn about the scuba diving gear (fins, mask, wetsuit, regulators, tank and weights).

After preparing the equipment, you'll enter the clear waters from the beach. In water shallow enough to stand up in, you'll perform some simple exercises, and then you will learn how to breathe underwater for the first time. Once you feel comfortable, it's time for the first dive! With the instructor, you will explore a rocky reef, diving to a maximum depth of 6-7 metres (19-23ft). Here, you will discover the unique volcanic architecture of the seabed and encounter some vibrant marine life. After diving underwater for approximately 35 minutes, you'll return the equipment to the centre in Akrotiri.

This discover scuba dive session is the perfect way to experience the sensation of diving for the first time along Santorini's stunning coastline from Akrotiri!

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Maurice H., France — 17/05/2024
5/5
It was a very impressive and well-organized experience to discover the beautiful nature of the Santorini caldera.
Anaïs V., Netherlands — 04/08/2022
5/5
It was amazing! We saw a lot of fish and the instructor gave us very good instructions. Because it was our first time we were a bit of nervous, but in the water the instructor was very helpful and the instructions he gave us were very clear so we enjoyed it very mush! We saw a lion fish what was also amazing!
Matteo M., Italy — 11/09/2020
5/5
Great experience, had a lot of fun. I completely suggest it.
Meeka C., United Kingdom — 14/08/2019
5/5
Great instructions and the guide down was very patient and helpful during the dive. He got some great pictures and videos of us diving!
Song Eun Y., South Korea — 29/07/2019
5/5
I went scuba diving with my 2 teenage boys yesterday.

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