Discover scuba diving in Vathy, Ithaca

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Fitness level: Everybody welcome
Duration: 1 half day
Spoken languages: English, Greek
Cancellation policy: flexible More info
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Activity description

If you always wanted to discover scuba diving in an idyllic place like the Greek islands then this course is designed for you. Over a day you will learn the theory of Scuba Diving and you will go diving in small bays that look like paradise! The friendly instructors of Odyssey Dive are waiting for you to show you the underwater life of Ithaca. If you are lucky you may see a seal as well. 

While not an actual scuba certification, during the Discover Scuba Diving experience you’ll learn how to use scuba equipment in shallow water and get a quick and easy introduction to what it takes to explore the underwater world. You will learn as well to use the scuba gear and most of all you will learn how to enjoy the marine life for 45 minutes of diving. 

If you love scuba diving, in the future you can go on with your education and take an Open Water Course- the first certification for divers. 

The diving spots

First of all you will have an introduction to learn the basic skills of controlling your breath in shallow waters near Vathi. Near the diving centre there are various places to dive for beginners, with a maximum depth of 12 metres. Vardiola is a beautiful reef with flamboyant colours and rich marine life. Gidaki is another reef around where you might dive. Oskopetra cave is a unique dive for beginners to discover a cave - an easy dive in a breathtaking cave. 

Offer Description

With the Discover Scuba Diving course, you will learn how to dive and use the scuba gear from scratch. In the beginning you will have a theory and introduction course in the diving centre where you will learn the basics. After that you will head to the beach, and in shallow water your instructor will teach you how to use the equipment. Afterwards you will have a full dive for 35-45 minutes in a different spot to discover the marine life and the beautiful reefs and caverns of Ithaca. 

Activity requirements

You need to be at least 10 years old and able to swim. 

  • Equipment
  • Instruction
  • Boat transfer (if you dive by boat)
  • Snack
  • Underwater photos: 20 €
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Meeting point
Odyssey Outdoor Activities, Epar.Od. Kioniou - Pera Pigadiou, Vathi Get directions

Cancellation policy

Cancellation 4 days or more prior to the agreed activity date
You will be automatically refunded for the full amount for the activity
4 days
Cancellation between 48 and 96 hours prior to the agreed activity date
You are entitled to a 50% refund
48 hrs
Cancellation 48 hours or later prior to the agreed activity date
No refund will be possible
Weather Guarantee
Regardless of the date, if the activity is cancelled due to bad weather conditions, you will be offered a refund or the chance to reschedule