Heraklion Diving Center

Live the experience

Our company was founded in 1977 by Andreas Panagiotidis, having as main sales sectors: boats, outboard engines, marine equipment, fishing & camping gear, SCUBA equipment.
In 2007 we opened a diving school that operates in Heraklion throughout the year and today the diving center school in Hersonissos operates during the summer from April - October.


Open Water Diver


1st Level Open Water Diver

This is the first level of scuba diving training learn and develop skills.

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Adv Open Water Diver


2nd Level Advanced Diver

The second level of training is designed to contribute to the development of the skills and abilities of the first-level divers.

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Rescue Diver


Emergency First Response

Provides you with the training and knowledge you need to act as a first responder in a medical emergency.

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Escort, divingmaster guide and assistant trainer

Divemaster is the leader of a group with certified divers and the person who will help an instructor during a course.

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The training includes theoretical session about the teaching methods and philosophy of SSI, a practical session on confined water skills and search and rescue procedures.

A valid First Aid & Oxygene administrator certification is requiered, otherwise it will be issued.

Upon completing the crossover, the candidate is able to teach SSI courses like Open Water Diver, Advanced Open Water, Stress and Rescue and can carry some of the specialties aquirred through other agencies. An annual instructor fee will be included + the SSI Instructor kit. 

Conditions for participation: 
- A valid certification as an instructor from another organization.
- At least 100 recorded dives.
- Minimum age 18 years
- Certified First Aid & O2 Administration, or be certified during the crossover.


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Our team

Get to know us. We are a group of
experienced and passionate people with the sea.

  • Lefteris

    SSI OW Instructor
    SSI AOW Instructor - Owner

  • Kostas

    SSI Assistant Instructor
    IANTD EANx Instructor

Get in touch

Contact us

(+30) 28970 22695
(+30) 2810 315014

Visit us

Agiou Georgiou 10
Hersonissos Crete, 70014

Efodou 25
Heraklion Crete, 71303

Office hours

Mon - Sun 10am - 5pm