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Santorini: Scuba Diving Experience in the Volcanic Caldera

4.8 / 5

51 reviews

Activity provider: Santorini Scuba Academy

Santorini: Scuba Diving Experience in the Volcanic Caldera

Activity provider: Santorini Scuba Academy
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From US$ 86.34 per person

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Dive into the blue water off the coast of Santorini and scuba dive together with a local instructor. Explore the volcanic reef and caldera and swim past marine life on this fun excursion.

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Duration 3 hours
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Instructor
English, Greek
Small group
Limited to 6 participants

Experience

Highlights
  • Experience a feast for the eyes as you see vibrant marine life
  • Try scuba diving in Santorini with an experienced instructor
  • Dive in a volcanic reef inside the biggest underwater caldera in the world
  • Learn about scuba diving, the equipment and hand signals from your instructor
  • Have a memorable aquatic experience and admire the landscape
Full description

Enjoy scuba diving in Santorini and dive into the biggest volcanic caldera in the world with your instructor. Swim around and explore the dramatic ocean landscape. See where volcanic eruptions took place under the sea.

Begin the activity by meeting your instructor. Next, get kitted out in your scuba gear and head to the dive site. Have a quick briefing on everything you need to know including the equipment, body, environment, and diving hand signals.

Next, when you feel comfortable, dive into the volcanic reef inside the caldera of Santorini. Admire the colorful Mediterranean marine life as you breathe underwater. Dive for around 45-minutes before finishing.

Includes
  • Full scuba diving gear
  • Instructor
  • Snack
  • Water
  • Hotel pickup
  • Meals
  • Photos and videos (on request)
Not suitable for
  • Children under 8 years
  • Pregnant women
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All required protective equipment is provided

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Participants

Date

Meeting point

Meet at the office in Emporio at 9:00 AM. If you get the bus from Fira or Perissa you can get off at the bus stop "Mixanourgio" in Emporio. The dive center is opposite the station.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Swimwear
  • Towel

Not allowed

  • Alcohol and drugs

Know before you go

  • It is critical that participants wait a minimum of 12 hours after diving to take a flight
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.8 /5

based on 51 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    5/5
  • Transportation
    4.8/5
  • Value for money
    4.7/5

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The instructors were very enthusiastic and comforting. I was very nervous and almost didn't do it, but the instructors gave e very helpful tips on how to relax and I was able to overcome my fear. The experience was incredible and I and I'm ecstatic I chose Santorini Scuba Academy for my 1st dive

September 22, 2022

This was a great scuba diving experience. The instructors and staff were extremely nice, helpful, and patient. They were happy to adapt to everyone’s comfort level of the group. They were very experienced instructors and gave a very clear and detailed demonstration before getting in the water. We felt very safe and at ease when scuba diving during this excursion. Highly recommend to anyone we saw a lot of great fish.

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September 21, 2022

Beautiful experience. The super kind and prepared stuff took us to the dive site and after a briefing of about half an hour on equipment and rules to follow we left for the underwater adventure in a group of 6 people. Water and fruit at the end of the dive made us very happy :)

August 2, 2022

Product ID: 402738