First scuba dive on Paxos Island

First scuba dive on Paxos Island

Activity Snapshot

  • Sensation Level: Adventurous
  • Spoken languages: English, Greek
  • Fitness level: Everybody welcome
  • Duration: 1 half day
  • Cancellation policy: 
    flexible 1) Cancellation 4 days or more prior to the agreed activity starting date
    → You are automatically refunded for the full activity price

    2) Cancellation between 48 and 96 hours prior to the agreed activity starting date
    → You are entitled to a 50% refund

    3) 48 hours or later are what we call last-minute cancellations
    → No refund will be made
  • Meeting point:
    Paxos Oasi Sub, in the main street of Lakka, next to the Pharmacy store
  • Opening seasons:

Activity description

Take your first class underwater and learn how it feels to breathe underwater!

The Discovery Scuba Diving course for beginners is for those who would just like to live the experience once and explore the unique underwater life of the Ionian sea. No special skills required to learn how to dive - it is simple and fun! Everyone who knows how to swim can learn how to use the gear and enjoy the simplicity of the aquatic life! 

Your experience begins on the beach where your instructor will explain you how to use the equipment, all the safety rules, and the underwater movement skills taught; thereafter you will have a 30 minutes dive at depth of 5 meters. Everyone older than 8 years old can join with only prerequisite to know how to swim! 

Get ready to explore the reefs, the rock formations, the caves and of course the great variety of fish! If you are lucky you may also see one of the three friendly seals that live in the area! 

Offer Description

- You will meet with your instructor in the diving centre 
- On the beach you will have a briefing and a small lesson to get familiar with the gear and to learn how to use the equipment
- You will have a small introductory dive in shallow water for 10 minutes to learn how to use the equipment
- Afterwards you will get the boat and dive in a reef nearby to explore the underwater life to a maximum depth of 5 metres for 30 minutes
- In the end you will return to the dive centre to get your Discover Scuba Diving certificate and your crazy underwater photos! 

Activity requirements

Minimum age: 8 years old

You must provide a medical certificate dated within the last 3 months from your GP stating that you are allowed to partake in this activity.

Special terms

You cannot fly for up to 24 hours after your last dive due to decompression reasons.

  • Scuba Gear
  • Photos
Meeting point
Paxos Oasi Sub, in the main street of Lakka, next to the Pharmacy store Get directions



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