Apollo Corfu Diving - The Best from Greece


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Catagories: Wreck diving, Night diving, Drift diving, Open water diving, Cave Diving
Area: Ionian Islands, Corfu
Apollo dive center is located at the most beautifull part of Corfu Island


Our Corfu diving sites are a breath away from our diving centers. The school is awarded the PADI resort rating.This rating signifies PADIs service,safety and experience standards.Always available to provide any PADI or NAUI course you might be interested in.

Why choose to dive with apollo dive center?

  • 2 dive bases ,Nissaki and Barbati
  • beginners small groups
  • refresh and tune up dives
  • shallow , deep , wreck, night
  • snorkeling , diving trips , boat diving,
  • 200 meters from "Nissaki wall" dive site
  • "Captain John boat" wreck dive
  • "Agni dive" a reef dive for advance divers to remember
  • "Nissaki diving" , "Kalami dive" & Kerasia cove
  • All our dives are lead by Instructors
  • equipment in excellent condition
  • dive sites are amazing
  • most experienced staff
  • all levels of PADI and NAUI training
  • PADI fully certified
  • NAUI fully certified/voting member
  • Internation Resorts &Retailer Association member
  • European Underwater Federation certified
  • Open all year
  • ISO 24801-1
  • 2007 Enviromental Achievement Award

The PADI Bubblemaker experience

What a great way to introduce children to scuba diving in a pool in less than six feet of water. It’s fun, easy and safe.

The Fun Part
Youngsters can join in the family fun of scuba diving or even start a trend! Children should be comfortable in the water, but they don’t have to be super swimmers. With youngsters in mind, the maximum depth is only 2 metres/ 6 feet.

* Typical sessions last about an hour (sign up, gear up and fun included)
* Also available as an open water experience (2 metres/ 6 feet max. depth)

What You Learn

Kids get a chance to :

  1. Experience what scuba diving is like under the direct care and supervision of PADI Instructors
  2. Take their first breath underwater
  3.  Learn about and use scuba diving equipment made for children – not adults

The Scuba Gear You Use
Children use all the basic scuba gear which is made for their size and stature. we provide all equipment

Prerequisites
The PADI Bubblemaker program is for children age 8 and above. No pre-training required. Children must be accompanied by adult
 


Scuba Diver

Short on time and long on the urge to become a certified diver? The PADI Scuba Diver certification might just be for you. This course requires less time than the PADI Open Water Diver course, resulting in a limited certification. If you have limited time to devote to scuba certification, consider becoming a PADI Scuba Diver.

This certification allows for ample dive experience and is a good warm-up for the Open Water Diver course, if that’s your ultimate goal. PADI Scuba Divers are qualified to:

* Dive under the direct supervision of a PADI Divemaster, Assistant Instructor or Instructor to a maximum depth of 12 metres / 40 feet
* Obtain air fills, rent or purchase scuba equipment and participate in other diving activities as long as they have the required supervision

The Fun Part

The Scuba Diver certification opens the door on the underwater world for anyone who’s thought that a course would take too long or be too difficult.

* Upgrade to Open Water Diver whenever you want! With less time than the Scuba Diver course takes, you can make the jump to Open Water Diver certification and start scuba diving independently whenever time allows or you’re up for more

What You Learn

All the basics of scuba diving through knowledge development, a set of scuba skills in the pool that you’ll use again during open water dives, and an appreciation for the underwater world that will keep you coming back for more bottom time every chance you get!

During the course you’ll cover material and practice skills related to topics such as:

* Boyancy skils including comfortable ascents and descents, and breathing underwater.
* streamlining your swimming skills and buddy diving techniques.
* Diving environments
* Preventing common problems underwater.
* An introduction to boat diving

The Scuba Gear You will Use

You’ll use all the basic scuba gear .A mask , a snorkel ,buoyancy compesating jacket that holds your scuba tank, a scuba regulator that delivers air, a weight belt and instruments to monitor depth and air supply will also be used and a wet suit.

ALL NECESSARY EQUIPMENT IS PROVIDED FREE OF CHARGE

The Prerequisites for This Course
10 years old for Junior Scuba Diver
15 years old for scuba Diver


Open Water diver

If you’ve always wanted to learn how to scuba dive, discover new adventures or simply see the wondrous world beneath the waves, this is where it starts.

Get your PADI scuba certification.
The PADI Open Water Diver course is the world’s most popular scuba course, and has introduced millions of people to the adventurous diving lifestyle

The Fun Part

fun part about this course is . . . well, just about all of it because learning to dive is incredible. You breathe underwater for the first time (something you’ll never forget) and learn what you
need to know to become a certified diver.

  • How much fun scuba diving is
  • Scuba diving equipment considerations for your local diving environment
  • How to plan, and execute actual dives
  • How to prevent and manage problems

Prerequisites 10 years or older Start Now !!
You may be able to earn college credit for the PADI Open Water Diver course!


PADI Advanced Open Water Diver Course

Exploration, Excitement, Experiences.
They’re what the PADI Advanced Open Water Diver course is all about. And no, you don’t have to be “advanced” to take it – it’s designed so you can go straight into it after the PADI Open Water Diver course.

The Advanced Open Water Diver course helps you increase your confidence and build your scuba skills so you can become more comfortable in the water. This is a great way to get more dives under your belt while continuing to learn under the supervision of your PADI instructor.

This course builds on what you’ve learned and develops new capabilities by introducing you to new activities and new ways to have fun scuba diving.

One reason you’ll love the Advanced Open Water Diver course is that you and your instructor choose from 15 types of Adventure Dives to complete your course. You can try your hand at digital underwater photography, wreck diving, night diving, diving with underwater scooters, peak performance buoyancy and much more.

To take this course, you must be:

  1. A PADI Open Water Diver (or qualifying certification from another training organization)
  2. 15 years old (12 for Junior Advanced Open Water Diver)
     

PADI Rescue Diver Course

“Challenging” and “rewarding” best describe the PADI Rescue Diver course.Building upon what you’ve already learned, this course
expands on what you already know about how to prevent problems, and how to manage them if they occur.

TheFunPart
The fun part about this course is rising to challenges and mastering them.Most divers find this course both demanding and rewarding, and
at the end, say it’s the best course they’ve ever taken.

What You Learn

  1. Self rescue
  2. Recognizing and managing stress in other divers
  3. Emergency management and equipment
  4. Rescuing panicked divers
  5. Rescuing unresponsive divers

prerequisites

  1. Be 15 years or older
  2. Have a PADI Advanced Open Water Diver certification
  3. (or have a qualifying certification from another organization)
  4. Be trained and current for first aid and CPR within the
  5. previous two years (Ask your instructor about

PADI Divemaster Course

Looking for the first step in working with scuba as a career? Your adventure into the professional levels of recreational scuba diving begins with the PADI Divemaster program. Working closely with a PADI Instructor, in this program you expand your dive knowledge and hone your skills to the professional level. PADI Divemaster training develops your leadership abilities, qualifying you to supervise dive activities and assist instructors with student divers. PADI Divemaster is the prerequisite certification for both the PADI Assistant Instructor and PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor certifications.

What You Learn

During the PADI Divemaster program, you learn dive leadership skills through both classroom and independent study. You complete water skills and stamina exercises, as well as training exercises that stretch your ability to organize and solve problems as well as help others improve their scuba. You put this knowledge into action through a structured internship or series of practical training exercises.
What You Can Teach

After becoming certified as a PADI Divemaster you will be authorized to:

  1. Supervise both training and non-training-related activities by planning, organizing and directing dives
  2. Assist a PADI Instructor during the training sessions for any PADI Diver course
  3. Conduct the PADI Skin Diver course and PADI Discover Snorkeling program
  4. Conduct the PADI Discover Local Diving experience
  5. Conduct the PADI Scuba Review program
  6. If qualified as a Discover Scuba Diving Leader, independently conduct the PADI Discover Scuba Diving program.
  7. Earn the PADI Digital Underwater Photographer Specialty Instructor rating to be able to teach the PADI Digital Underwater Photographer specialty.
  8. Independently guide Open Water Diver course students on the tour portion of Open Water Diver course Training Dives 2, 3 and 4 at a ratio of two student divers per certified divemaster.
  9. Accompany Open Water Diver students under the indirect supervision of a PADI Instructor during:
  10. surface swims to and from the entry/exit point and during navigational exercises when the instructor conducts a skill, such as an ascent or descent, a Divemaster can remain with other student divers (with an individual student or buddy team)
  11. Accompany student divers during Adventure Dives or Specialty training dives under the indirect supervision of a PADI instructor
  12. Conduct the PADI Seal Team AquaMission
  13. Conduct subsequent dives under an instructor’s indirect supervision for Discover Scuba Diving participants after participants have satisfactorily completed the first dive with a PADI Instructor.
  14. Teach Emergency First Response courses after successfully completing an Emergency First Response Instructor course.

Dive Specialties

  • Dry Suit Diver
  • Deep Diver
  • Wreck Diver
  • Night Diver
  • Equipment Specialist
  • Drift Diver
  • Altitude Diver
  • Cavern Diver
  • Multilevel Diver
  • Semi-closed Re-breather
  • Search and Recovery Diver
  • Underwater photographer

PADI Discover Snorkeling

Why Discover Snorkeling?
70% of the world lies just below the surface and PADI's Discover Snorkeling is the first step towards exploring the underwater world. Take your first step with confidence with helpful tips and suggestions to make the most of your glimpse into the watery world.

What do I need to start?

  • Minimum Age: none
  • A completed and signed Discover Snorkeling/Skin Diving Statement

What does it take?

  • The desire to see a brand new world.

How long will it take?

  • Approximately 60 minutes

Cruise Ship visitors

Are you visiting Corfu on a Cruise ship as part of your Mediterranean tour ? You only have half a day to spend on the Island but dont want to miss your chance for a dive or to snorkel on the beautiful tirquoise waters ? GREAT!

For passengers of Cruise ships and due to the short stay on the island, we provide additional services.
 

  • All cruise ships visitors dive on our first groups.
  • Just 5 miles away, and only 10 minutes to come to our dive sites by speed boat
  • We provide this service by speed boat at the cost of 10 euros per diver (go and return).
  • Our pick up / meeting point is in front of your ship.




Taxi are also available at the port (costs around 40 euros each way)

Hired car around 40 euros per day from land is 15 kilometers away but due to heavy traffic some time it takes around 25 minutes during high season.
 

 

 

 

Apollo Corfu Diving Apollo dive center is located at the most beautifull part of Corfu Island
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