- How do I get to Mykonos?
- How do I get to the Dive Center?
- What clothing should I bring?
- What is the water temperature?
- What is included in the price?
- What is your dive schedule?
- Do I need to make a reservation?
- What accommodation is available?
- How do I find out more about the courses you
How do I get to Mykonos?
Mykonos island is easily accessible by plane. Many
European cities have direct frequent flights to
Mykonos, and there are daily flights from Athens El.
Venizelos Airport (approximately 90 euros each
way, flight time 20 minutes).
There are also daily morning and afternoon ferries
from Athens, departing from Rafina or Piraeus port.
The ferries depart between 07.30-08.30am and
16.00-17.30pm. The journey time is 2-3 hours or
5-6 hours depending on whether you take the
regular or high speed ferry.
How do I get to the Dive Center?
Mykonos Diving Center is located on Paradise
Beach, behind Tropicana bar/restaurant. Paradise
Beach is on the south side of the island, between
Super Paradise and Paranga. There are regular
buses from Mykonos town, just 4.5km away, and
there is a good taxi service on the island. There are
signs for the center along the road and also off the
beach - look for our dive flag to guide you.
What clothing should I bring?
Mykonos is generally hot and sunny throughout the
summer season, but it can get cooler when the
wind is blowing. Bring light summer clothes, with a
Rain is a possibility in early May and late
September, and we would recommend bringing
some spare warm clothes in April, May and
October for the cooler evenings.
Always remember your sunscreen!
For diving with us, all you need to bring is a
swimsuit, towel and your diving licence.
What is the water temperature?
April 16-17 oC, 61-63 oF
May 16-18 oC, 61-65 oF
June 18-20 oC, 65-68 oF
July 20-24 oC, 68-75 oF
August 20-24 oC, 68-75 oF
September 19-22 oC, 66-72 oF
October 18-20 oC, 65-68 oF
We provide our customers with a 5mm full wetsuit.
What is included in the price?
All our prices (unless indicated) include:
a. full set of equipment
b. dive guide/instructor
c. boat ride
d. 16% VAT
Gear is also available to hire separately. We also
rent computers and underwater cameras. For
more information please have a look at our Price Liste.
What is your dive schedule?
Our daily dive schedule is as follows:
The schedule is subject to availability and may vary
depending on seasonal demand, weather
conditions and other considerations.
09:15 Meeting Time|
12:00 Meeting Time
13:00 Meeting Time
14:30 Meeting Time
Do I need to make a reservation?
We would recommend making a reservation in
advance, especially for July and August. We
cannot guarantee any booking made without a
payment. Speciality dives must be booked in
Give us a call or send us an email (using our
Contact Form) to find out about availability and
booking options, or book directly with us online
using our Reservation Form.
What accommodation is available?
We offer private accommodation in our Divers House.
The apartments are fully furnished with all the amenities including full kitchen facilities, full size refrigerator, air condition, TV, and designed to accommodate up to five persons.
Each apartment is a spacious 60 sq. meter one bedroom with living room/kitchen area.
The bedroom sleeps two, while in the living room area, the couch becomes a comfortable one person bed, along with the two fold-able full size beds that can be used if necessary.
Located in the south side of the island at a very nice secluded area perfect for relaxation overlooking Elia beach just five minutes from the local airport and ten minutes from Mykonos town. Closest beach Agrari and Super Paradise is only five minutes away by car.
Your own transportation is required. Taxi service is available and only a phone call away.
There is also an extensive number of hotels on the island, varying in price and location. There are many other hotels, apartments and hostels to choose from in the town and all over the island. Try http://www.greeka.com/cyclades/mykonos/hotels/index.htm for more information.
How do I find out more about the
courses you offer?
You can read detailed descriptions of the courses
we offer on our Diving Courses and Certifications
page, or contact us with any questions you may
have using our Contact Form.
All our courses are taught to PADI standards, so
you can always check out the PADI specifications
DISCOVER SCUBA DIVING
"The best thing I've ever done!"
No licence? No problem! Our DSD program is designed
for people with no experience, who want to try scuba
diving in a safe and relaxing way. Discovering scuba is
easy, quick and fun.
The basic steps:
. watch a 20 minute introductory video explaining the
dos and don'ts of scuba diving
. your instructor will familiarize you with the equipment,
explain required skills and procedures, and answer any
questions you may have
. gear up and get in the water
. practice basic skills in shallow water and get
comfortable with the equipment and environment
. short exploration of the reef
. once you're comfortable in the water you'll be keen to
start exploring, with an extended guided tour of our
beautiful home reef
. boat trip to one of our many dive sites around the
. dive with an instructor down to 12m
After you experience breathing underwater and
swimming with beautiful fish, you'll never look back! To
continue your adventure into the underwater world, you
can get certified with the Open Water course.
Minimum age: 10 (For young water enthusiasts, please
ask about our Bubblemaker Course, for 8 years or
"I should have done this years ago!"
The Open Water course is an entry level certification,
which will allow you to continue diving all over the world.
Gaining your certification is the first step in pursuing
diving as a recreational activity, or a potential career. Our
instructors have extensive experience in training divers
with a professional and enjoyable approach.
An OW course involves:
. 5 sessions of knowledge development through
watching videos, reading crucial material and
completing knowledge reviews
. 5 confined water dive sessions to practice practical
. 4 open water dives to perfect your skills and explore
The course can be completed in 3 days or more,
including the 5 theory sessions and 6 dives. On
completion, you will be a competent and committed diver,
with an internationally recognized certification.
If you are pressed for time, please ask about our Scuba
Diver Training Program or Referral Program, which can
be completed in 2 days.
Minimum age: 10
ADVANCED OPEN WATER
"I never knew I could do that!"
The Advanced Open Water course is a mid-level
certification for those who would like to enhance their
diving capabilities and experiences. The course is
designed to improve your skills, introduce you to new
underwater activities, and help you gain confidence and
comfort in the water.
The course allows you to master Underwater Navigation
and Deep Water Diving, as well as a choice from 15
types of exciting adventure dives, including:
. Night Diving
. Wreck Diving
. Underwater Photography
. Peak Performance Buoyancy
. Search and Recovery
...and many more!
The course consists of 5 open water dives, each of which
can count towards the relative speciality certification.
Prerequisites: Open Water
Minimum age: 15 (12 for Junior Advanced Open Water)
"Challenging and rewarding"
The Rescue Diver course is an advanced level
certification for those interested in identifying potential
problems and hazards, assisting other divers and
managing dive emergencies. This comprehensive
course furthers your self-rescue skills, and introduces
you to techniques that will enable you to assist other
divers in potential rescue situations. On completion, you
will be fully qualified in both diving and non-diving first
aid. The Rescue Diver course is essential for divers who
want to be fully prepared and confident in preventing and
handling emergency situations.
Prerequisites: Open Water and recognized First Aid
Minimum age: 12