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Santorini: Scuba Diving Experience in the Volcanic Caldera

1. Santorini: Scuba Diving Experience in the Volcanic Caldera

Enjoy scuba diving in Santorini and dive into the biggest volcanic caldera in the world with your instructor. Swim around and explore the dramatic ocean landscape. See where volcanic eruptions took place under the sea. Begin the activity by meeting your instructor. Next, get kitted out in your scuba gear and head to the dive site. Have a quick briefing on everything you need to know including the equipment, body, environment, and diving hand signals. Next, when you feel comfortable, dive into the volcanic reef inside the caldera of Santorini. Admire the colorful Mediterranean marine life as you breathe underwater. Dive for around 45-minutes before finishing.

Santorini: 2 Boat Dives in the Santorini Caldera & Snacks

2. Santorini: 2 Boat Dives in the Santorini Caldera & Snacks

Try Scuba 2 dives includes two boat dives in Santorini with certified Instructors authorised to teach. The duration of the program is 5 hours total. All the gear is provided by the dive centre. After the meeting in the morning participants will sigh a medical questionnaire and then we will get dressed and drive to the port. Once the boat is loaded and everybody is ready we start driving to the first dive site, the instructor will give the briefing to the group and we jump to the water for the first dive. By the end of the first dive we have a break on the boat for some water and a light snack and then we drive to the second dive site. There we put our gear on again and we jump in the water. After the second dive is completed we start driving back to the port. From the port we return back to the office and there is where the activity ends.

Santorini: Sunset Caldera Cruise with BBQ Meal and Drinks

3. Santorini: Sunset Caldera Cruise with BBQ Meal and Drinks

Your cruise will begin with pick-up from your accommodation in Santorini. You will then depart from Vlihada Marina, and sail past the Ancient City of Akrotiri. Make your way to the Red and White Beaches, from where you'll sail past the Indian Head Mountain and Venetian Lighthouse into the picturesque Caldera. Visit private bays with free time for swimming and snorkeling on beaches only accessible from the water. After the hot springs, a delicious meal will be prepared for you. After dinner, you will sail past the Volcanic Islands and Aspronisi to Vlihada Marina. Enjoy the views of the sunset on the Aegean sea. At the end of your cruise you will be picked up and transported back to your accommodation in Santorini.

Mykonos: South Coast Beach Hopping Boat Tour with BBQ Lunch

4. Mykonos: South Coast Beach Hopping Boat Tour with BBQ Lunch

Enjoy a day of sailing and fun on this tour from Agios Ioannis to Dragonisi Island. A pleasurable trip passing from famous Mykonian beaches, Ornos, Psarou, Platis Gialos, Paradise, Super Paradise, Paraga, Elia. Spend some free time swimming in the sparkling blue waters and enjoy fruits served on board. Relax on the yacht’s wide deck and soak up the sunshine. Head to the next swim stop for more swimming. Jump into the crystal-clear waters and get into the rhythm of the island. Head back on board to enjoy a freshly prepared BBQ. Continue sailing along the coast and enjoy the stunning views before returning to the port in Agios Ioannis.

Santorini: Scuba Dive Experience

5. Santorini: Scuba Dive Experience

Start from the beautiful Bay of Ammoudi, where the boats are moored. A professional team will assist you with finding the right sized diving suit and all necessary equipment. Depending on the weather and level of experience of the group, visit a selection of the best sites around Caldera and Volcanic islands.  Take a boat ride to two different diving locations. In the underwater world of Santorini, dive in clear blue water amongst reefs, lava formations, wrecks, and cliffs. Experience wall diving and cave diving in sites around the islands. At the end of the activity, return back to the Amoudi bay to transfer back to the drop off location.

Oia: 2 Guided Scuba Dives off Santorini for Certified Divers

6. Oia: 2 Guided Scuba Dives off Santorini for Certified Divers

Spend the morning enjoying 2 full dives around Caldera and the volcanic islands of Santorini. After meeting at the main office in Oia, you’ll be driven to the port, where you’ll have quick access to the best dives sites around these islands. Dive among reefs, cliffs, wrecks, drop-offs, volcanic formations, and more. Water conditions in Santorini are perfect for diving, with around 30 meters of visibility and no strong currents. Perfect for beginners and experts alike, come enjoy the water with all gear included. You'll return to Oia by approximately 1:00 PM.

Paros: Catamaran Cruise to Greek Islands with Meal & Drinks

7. Paros: Catamaran Cruise to Greek Islands with Meal & Drinks

Set sail on the bright blue Aegean with this full-day catamaran cruise from Paros. Explore the rock formations around the islands of Panteronisi. Discover a sheltered haven in southern Antiparos. Swim, snorkel, or simply lounge in the sun near Despotiko island. Enjoy a Greek meal cooked and served on board. Relax and enjoy the sea breeze as you sail by Panteronisi, Tigani, Glaropounta islands. See the emerald waters of these uninhabited islands located between Paros and Antiparos. Marvel at the natural formation of the shallow water area among the rocks. Take some time for diving, swimming, snorkeling, and sunbathing. Next, admire the unique rock formations caused by stone corrosion by sea and wind at Faneromeni beach. Sail along the southwest coast of Antiparos Island to explore the places approachable only by boat. Visit the numerous hidden coves and sea caves of Antiparos. Enjoy water activities like canoeing, paddleboarding, swimming, snorkeling, cliff jumping. Feast on fresh local snacks and an unlimited supply of drinks onboard. Face the Tsimindiri island on one side and see the Despotiko island on the other. It is one of the finest uninhabited islands of the Aegean. Admire the turquoise waters of its pristine bays. Along with nearby islands, Despotiko is of great archaeological interest with remains of ancient Greek ruins. Then, tuck into a freshly prepared Greek lunch onboard. Return to the initial port of embarkation. Celebrate the golden hour with a regional wine, a light local snack, and relaxing music. Watch the sunset from the boat against the blue of the ocean and the sky meeting at the horizon.

Santorini: Private 5-Hour Sunset Sailing Tour with Dinner

8. Santorini: Private 5-Hour Sunset Sailing Tour with Dinner

You'll begin by being picked up from your accommodation in Santorini. From there you will head to the southern part of the island to begin your Santorini sailing tour. Your tour will depart from the Vlychada port on the south of the island. From there it travels along the famous red and white beach where there will be a brief stop for pictures. Entering the caldera, the lighthouse will look down on you from above as you make your way to the local hot springs. The main stop will be in Thirassia, where you will be able to swim and snorkel before enjoying a tasty dinner. From there you will have the opportunity to marvel at a wonderful pallet of colors cast by the setting sun over the sky of Santorini. The captain will be at your disposal to ask for any route change and make your sea excursion an absolutely personalized experience. Additionally, this sailing cruise offers you the opportunity to steer the wheel on your own if you wish, and if the circumstances (weather and sea conditions) allow it. Following the sunset it will be time to go back to Vlychada to complete the sailing cruise. Once there, your transfer to your hotel will be waiting for you to conclude this beautiful evening.

Mykonos: 2-Hour Scuba Diving Mini Course for Beginners

9. Mykonos: 2-Hour Scuba Diving Mini Course for Beginners

If you’ve always wondered what it would be like to scuba dive, this activity is the opportunity to give it a try! During a 2-hour mini-course you’ll experience the thrill and freedom of underwater life. With underwater photographs included free of charge the experience will be unforgetable. There’s no previous diving experience necessary to take part in this PADI Discover Scuba Diving activity. You’ll be under the guidance of a professional PADI instructor, and learn basic safety concepts before putting on your diving equipment and swimming around underwater in a closely supervised environment. You must be at least 10 years old to participate, and complete the Discover Scuba Statement, which includes a medical questionnaire. After their first Discover Scuba program, many new divers decide to repeat the experience!

Santorini: Customized Private Cruise with Skipper

10. Santorini: Customized Private Cruise with Skipper

Discover the sparkling waters around Santorini on this private cruise on the brand new Diamond 36 yacht. Create your own itinerary and enjoy snacks and drinks on board with your friends. Your expert skipper will take care of the rest. Choose from cruise lengths of 3, 4, or 5 hours. Visit the tourist-free island of Thirassia, admire the whitewashed cliffs at Aspronissi, and take a relaxing soak in volcanic hot springs. Spend time sunbathing, and dive and snorkel in hidden coves. Refuel on traditional Greek cuisine, and enjoy refreshing drinks from the open bar. Special drinks and menu items may be requested with a surcharge.

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What people are saying about Cyclades

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4.9 / 5

based on 65 reviews

Amazing! 10 of us, 4 instructors! We had one instructor for 2 of us! Great! Saw lots! Very friendly. We paid to hire a camera and our instructor took so many pictures for us and emailed them to us same day! Pictures were great! Also received certification of our dive so we can certify at some point in any other country! Very very good! Deffo recommend! Thank you! Kayleigh & Joe

First scuba dive for me and my partner and this was an amazing experience!! Instructors are so friendly and prepared, they gave us all the information we needed. We also rent a camera and they gave us the memory card to take home. We recommend booking with them as they went above and beyond!!

The tour was really amazing. The teachers are very attentive and calm. It was a really cool moment and it was really worth it.

Great first time for me! Very good service and good instructor to diver ratio. Funny and professional instructors. Thank you!

Really excellent instructor and very beautiful experience