Scuba Diving

Scuba Diving

Enjoy a unique experience on your holiday and learn about the underwater world of the Chania area with Royal Octopus Diving Center.

Discover Scuba Diving
If you have ever wondered what is like to breathe underwater and to stay there for a long time and you want to discover a magnificent new world then this programme is for you. Scuba diving is much easier than you think and the Discover Scuba Diving programme prepares you with all the knowledge and skills you need enjoy diving in complete safety. At the start of the day there is a short theory session covering basic safety and familiarisation with the equipment. Once you are fitted with your equipment then we go to a nearby shallow water area to practise some of the basic skills. Once everyone is comfortable and happy then we go for a dive in the open sea for approximately 30-60 minutes and to a maximum depth of 12 meters. The price includes transport to and from your hotel, insurance, equipment and light snack with water.

Scuba Diver Course

If you don’t have 2 days for the PADI Open Water Course, this programme is designed for you. In 1day you take a certification that allows you to dive whenever you want, under the direct supervision of a PADI Divemaster, Assistant Instructor, Instructor or higher professional, to a maximum depth of 12 metres anywhere in the world. It is made for those who only dive on holiday in a PADI dive centre. The course includes theory sessions and dives in both confined water and the open sea. Whenever you wish you can upgrade to the PADI Open Water Diver certificate.

Certified divers
For certified divers there are many options available around the Rodopou Peninsula, Spatha Cape, Falassarna and further east towards Chania. Trips can be arranged for diving from a boat or from the shoreline with transport by minibus. For longer trips a minimum of 4 divers is required and the price is dependent upon distance and number of dives but includes transfers to and from your accommodation, light snack, drinking water and diving equipment.

Open Water Padi Course
Diver’s first certification. As a certified PADI Open Water Diver, the most widely recognized and respected rating in the world, you will be able to dive with another certified diver up to 18 meters, whenever you like. 2 days with theory, to develope knowledge development in classroom, confined water for skills practice and 4 open water dives.

Advanced Open Water Padi Course
After being a certifierd Open Water diver, you can move to Advance O.W.diver to advance your diving knoweledge and skills. You will have to complete 5 adventure dives. The 2 of them are deep dives up to 30 meters and underwater navigation by using a compass. If you complete any three adventure dives, you can earn your PADI Adventure Diver certification. The other depends on your interests, and you have to choose between cavern diver, night diver, enriched air diver, boat diver and many more.

Rescue Diver Padi Course
Teaches you to prevent and manage problems in the water and become more confident about your diving skills. Prepares you for any underwater emergencies, major or minor. You are practicing with theory in class and through diving accidents scenarios. Successful completion of a sanctioned CPR program within the past 24 months. The Emergency First Response Primary Care (CPR) and Secondary Care (First Aid) courses meet these requirements.