Cydive PADI Instructor Development Centre, Kato Paphos

Cydive PADI IDC, Kato Paphos, Established 1978

This was one of the first Diving School’s to open in Cyprus, and is now PADI IDC, and arguably the leading Dive Centre on the Island with 2 Master Instructors, 6 Master Scuba Trainers, an awesome crew that have been together for years, boasting the highest qualifications available, over 100 sets of dive equipment ready and regularly serviced for your pleasure …

Dive Sites
With numerous dive sites available by car or with their fleet of 3 dive boats … oh, and with the temperature of the water never dropping below 15°C, minimum underwater currents, awesome visibility up to 40 metres in places, so you can pretty much dive all year in Cyprus … Need I say more ?

Passion for the Soul
I first met owner Photos back in 1993 and a nicer bloke you’ll never meet. Experienced is an understatement, with hundreds of dives, all over the world including; Mexico, Thailand, Maldives. Red Sea, and many more, often taking part in underwater archaeological explorations, and if you ask him why he got into diving?, he’ll say because diving completes him, it satisfy’s his soul, you can’t help admire people who love their job with a passion!

The Dive Centre
It’s situated right in the heart of town quite near the harbour entrance, with over 40 years knowledge about diving in Paphos and Cyprus they have, over the years, added new ideas to their services and I’m confident you’ll find what you’re looking for at Cydive, from the best places to go snorkelling to their Beginners Courses that are without doubt exemplary … and boasting an extensive portfolio of dives and dive sites for the more experienced divers!

Fully Equipped Shop
Naturally you’ll find everything you’ll need to hire or buy with the latest products by the biggest names in diving equipment including Mares, Suunto, Aqua Lung and TUSA … plus Air & Nitrox Filling Station, with 170 sets of cylinders from 5 to 18 litres in aluminium and steel …

Education & Careers
The centre boasts three fully equipped state of the art classrooms using the latest technology, where anyone from age 8 can get the absolute best training on the island, giving you the confidence to go and discover the underwater world of the Mediterranean. btw if you want to make Diving your career then this is the best place to start, with courses all the way to Diving Instructor and Dive Master !!!

Their weekly schedule is full, offering Try Dives in their own pool, Beginners Courses, Wreck Dives, including the world famous Zenobia, Reef and Cave Dives, Blue Lagoon Dive in the Akamas, The Valley of the Caves and loads more … Check out their website for their full schedule, and to see what other people are saying about Cydive, check out their reviews on Trip Advisor 

Diving in Luxury
If you really want to spoil yourself, ask them about their Diving in Luxury Cruises. Your very own exclusive yacht with free diving equipment and Diving Instructor on board for your tailor made diving experience, just a touch above the rest !

Open all year
Daily 08.30 ’til 6.30 pm
You’ll find them at 1, Poseidonos Avenue, Marina Court 44 – 46, it’s on the promenade, in the middle of the shopping centre, tucked behind Captains View Restaurant … oh, and if you’re lucky you’ll catch one of Photos’ famous BBQ’s …

Bringing the fun back into diving !

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