Scuba diving PADI courses in Lefkada
Scuba diving PADI courses in Lefkada
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Activity Snapshot

  • Sport level
    from Beginner to Intermediate
  • Spoken languages
    Greek, Dutch, English
  • Duration
    from 2-3 days to 4-7 days
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Activity description

Nothing is more exciting than diving in the crystal clear waters around the world to discover the rich marine life! Now you can get your Open Water Certificate or the Advanced Open Water certificate during your holidays in Lefkada! Don't waste time! Enjoy diving in the beautiful reefs and walls of Lefkada and get your globally recognised certificate! 

Open Water Certificate

The Open Water Certificate is the first certificate of your diving experience. You do not need to have dived before, you just need to be able to swim. 

Armed with your PADI Open Water Diver card, this certification is recognised at dive centres worldwide and you will learn to dive safely to a depth of 18m with a buddy (12m for 10 & 11 year olds).

Throughout the course, you'll learn the theory of scuba diving, extend your knowledge of dive equipment and improve your diving skills. The course is made up of 5 theory sessions, 5 dive skill sessions in confined water to practice skills and 4 open water dives in the Lefkada Sea from the boat or shore depending on which dive site you visit. You will also be asked to complete water skills including a 10-minute float and a 200m swim.

Upon completion of the course you'll be a certified PADI Open Water Diver, recognised worldwide. After the Open Water course, you can move on to the Advanced Open Water course. 

Advanced Open Water Certificate 

This is a great choice if you're looking to improve your diving technique and gain more experience in different underwater activities.

To be certified as a PADI Advanced Open Water Diver, you must take part in two different specialties : the Deep dive and the Navigation dive. You can choose 3 of the remaining Adventure dives with your instructor from the following: Boat, Drift, Fish Identification, Multilevel and Computer, Night Diving,  Peak Performance Buoyancy, Search and Recovery, Underwater Naturalist, Underwater Photography, Wreck, Enriched Air Nitrox. 
Overall you will have to complete 5 dives to get your certificate

Where will you be diving? 

Close to the diving centre in Nikiana, there are more than 16 different dives sites (Reefs, caves, shipwrecks, wall dives,drift dive). The crystal clear water allow the divers to enjoy diving with visibility up to 20m.

Cancellation policy: 
1) Cancellation 10 days or more prior to the agreed activity starting date
→ You are automatically refunded for the full activity price

2) Cancellation between 4 and 10 days prior to the agreed activity starting date
→ You are entitled to a 50% refund

3) 4 days or later, prior to the agreed activity starting date, is considered last-minute cancellations
→ No refund will be made


1Open Water Course (PADI)
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2Advanced Open Water Course (PADI)
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3Combined - Open Water and Advanced Open Water Course (PADI)
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Meeting point
Lefkas Diving Center - NV beach bar, Nikiana, Lefkada Get directions
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