Diving in Zakynthos Zante
Zakynthos is a paradise for water sports and deep sea adventures! The long choice of coast line and small islands give you the ideal environment to fully appreciate the diving, under-water world at its best! All you need to do is select the program that is most suited to your needs and enjoy the magical underwater world of the Ionian Sea with the guidance of our experienced diving instructors. Expert or novice, we offer full equipment, transport and insurance. On your departure, select a commemorative photo of your dive. A special gift from us to you! Our dives take place at 3 different spots on the north-east coast of the island:
Tsilivi Beach – area of Alexandra Beach Hotel
This course consists of around 20 minutes of theory concerning safety and signaling, 10 minutes learning about use of equipment and a dive. The dive will last for around 35-40 minutes up to a depth of 5 metres and visibility is generally around 20 metres. At this depth it is possible to see various sea life such as small sponges, sea urchins, star fish, octopi and various different colorful fish on small reefs. For those who are diving for the first time they will receive a certificate for their portfolio.
Makri Gialos diving Zakynthos
The team will depart from Tsilivi – Planos at around 9.30am and will return around 12.30-13.00pm. The diving program includes 10 minutes instruction on equipment use, followed by a dive at the depth of between 5-12 metres. The dive lasts for around 50 minutes and visibility is generally between 20-30 metres. At this depth it is possible to see various sea life such as small sponges, sea urchins, star fish, octopi and various different colorful fish on small reefs.
The team will depart from Tsilivi around 9.00am and will return around 13.30-14.00pm. The diving program is only available to experienced divers and offers the chance for a double dive. This deep diving program includes a 10 minute informative lecture and a dive to the depths of between 18-35 meters. Having reached the depth of the dive, exploration time lasts for 45-55 minutes with visibility of around 20-30 meters. At this depth it is possible to see reefs, rock fish, various colorful sponges, coral, star fish, shell fish and open water fish between 2-10 kilos in size. Various other open water fish, dolphins, Caretta Caretta turtles, and on the odd occasion even the very rare and protected monk seals that are native to our shores. The course is set out over 3-4 days and includes 4 hours theory and 5 hours diving.