Beginners scuba diving for first time with us.

Scuba diving for first time is exciting, fun and uplifting!

Scuba diving for first time is exciting, fun and uplifting!

We'll make sure you have a great, unforgettable experience, with:

  • A proper training with PADI Discover Scuba Diving course.
  • A boat trip to an isolated bay on Telendos Island.
  • Exploring the seabed under the supervision of our PADI instructors.

Safety first

Before you begin you have to answer a medical questionnaire. To see if there is a preexisting condition that may affect your safety while diving.

Let the fun begin

The fun starts with theory

Your PADI instructor will teach you the basic safety guidelines and skills.

Your PADI instructor will teach you the basic safety guidelines and skills.

We will then choose your equipment and go get the boat.

Boat trip

We will get our boat from Melitchacha port. 

We will get our boat from Melitchacha port.

And go to an isolated bay on Telendos Island.

Skills practice

You will practice key skills that you’ll use during every scuba dive. 

You will practice key skills that you’ll use during every scuba dive.

Like how to breathe underwater.

Your first dive

When you are ready your first dive begins. Under the direct supervision of your Instructor.

When you are ready your first dive begins. Up to 6 meters depth.

Under the direct supervision of your Instructor.

What you will see

Your instructor will point you what is interesting to observe

You will see your first marine plants and animals.

Your instructor will point you what is interesting to observe.

What is next?

Very nice! Let's go for more dives.

  • You can now have a second dive, up to 12 meters depth.
  • You can dive more days without certification.
  • Or get certified in 3 days.

Samples of what you will see and learn on your first dive

Posidonia meadows

Posidonia. The forests and lungs of the sea. A habitat for thousands of marine creatures.

Posidonia meadows are the forests and the lungs of the Mediterranean sea.

They are habitats for thousands of marine creatures.

Sponges

Sponges filter the sea. This way they feed both themselves and the tiny marine creatures living in them.

Sponges filter the sea to get their food.

They are habitats for many marine species living in them or around them.

Tube worms

Bristle worms. Looking like flowers

When they are out of their tubes, they look like flowers!

But don't touch them. They sting.

Tube worms next to sponges

Bristle worms next to sponges. Notice the big hole of the sponge extracting the water. And the distortion of the bristles from the current it produces.

Sponges extract the filtered water from big holes.

Observe the distortion of the bristles from the current.

Octopus

Octopus in its nest. You will learn to recognize octopus nests. And see the octopus if it is there.

Octopus live in nests. They adjust their colors to the environment.

You will learn to recognize octopus nests. And see the octopus if it is in there.

Sea urchins

Sea urchins. You can learn how to touch them with safety. And feel how they attach and walk on your hand.

You can learn how to touch them with safety.

And feel how they attach and walk on your hand.

Some questions you might have

Are there any restrictions?

  • You must be at least 10 years old. No upper age restriction.
  • You must know to swim. You don't need a prior experience with scuba diving.
  • You need to be in reasonable physical health.

What do I need to bring?

Your smile, your swimming suit and a towel. We'll provide all the necessary scuba equipment.

How long does it last?

If you go for one dive, it will take at about 3 and a half hours. If you go for two dives, it will take at about 5 hours.

You can save some time from the boring paperwork. Download and read the forms before coming.

What's next?

  • You can scuba dive more days during your curent holidays. At 12 meters depth max. Always under the direct supervision of your Instructor.
  • Or learn to scuba dive and become a certified diver. See here all your options as a new diver.

How much does it cost?

PADI Discover Scuba Diving - boat - one dive

Individuals

80 €

Families, Groups

75 €

Own gear discount

PADI Discover Scuba Diving course with 1 dive in an isolated bay on Telendos Island. Dive supervised by a PADI...

PADI Discover Scuba Diving - boat - two dives

Individuals

125 €

Families, Groups

115 €

Own gear discount

PADI Discover Scuba Diving course with 2 dives in an isolated bay on Telendos Island. Theory. 1 boat trip. Skill...

Padi Discover Scuba Diving - boat - four dives

Individuals

235 €

Families, Groups

220 €

Own gear discount

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Are there any Dive Vacations packages available?

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Contact us

Mikes Reissis
+30 6973015550

Mikes Reissis,  Managing Instructor, Reservations

Nikolas Reissis
+30 2243047890

Nikolas Reissis, Reservations, Information

 

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About us

Kalymnos Island

Kalymnos is an unspoiled picturesque Greek island. Located between Kos and Leros in the Aegean sea, Greece.

KALYMNOS Diving Center

We are an authorized PADI 5 Star Dive Resort. The only one on the island. Pioneer since 2008.

KALYMNOS Diving Center is an Authorized PADI 5 Star Dive Resort

With individual care and attention, we offer:

Recreational scuba diving and PADI training for beginners and for certified divers.

Diving holidays packages for buddies, families, groups and solo travelers.

We offer Free PADI eLearning for all courses.

Decrypting the "PADI 5 Star Dive Resort"

PADI = Professional Association of Diving Instructors. The biggest diving training organization worldwide.

5 Star = we provide professional and outstanding service

Dive Resort = we cater to the traveling diver.

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