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entry level

Dedicated training pools and warm, clear waters! Add to that the patience and encouragement of you Lefkas Diving Center instructor and you will quickly feel safe, confident and rather pleased with yourself that you’re mastering the skills of scuba diving! And remember, if you book two or more people on the same course we offer some super discounts.

Duration: 1 Day

Today, do something for the first time; experience the thrill of scuba diving under the supervision of a PADI professional.

You will master some of the basic concepts of diving in confined water (pool or shallow sea) and then head off on an open water adventure at an inviting ‘shallow’ reef. Experience the feeling of weightlessness in a new environment and enjoy the vibrant colours and amazing variety of the Lefkada Sea marine life. Depending on which of our dive sites you visit, the open water dive included in this program will be from the boat or shore.

When you complete the DSD, you can continue your experience with an optional second open water dive, arranged and paid for locally with the Dive Centre, or continue with the PADI Scuba Diver or PADI Open Water Course.

Duration: 2 Days

The PADI Scuba Diver program is an entry level certification, which is perfect for when you’re on holiday and plan to dive just a couple of times a year.

With this certification, you can dive under the direct supervision of a PADI professional anywhere in the world to a max depth of 12m – a wonderful opportunity to explore your underwater kingdom in comfort and safety with an experienced guide accompanying you. You can also, at any time after certifying as a Scuba Diver, take a short upgrade course to become a PADI Open Water Diver.

Throughout the course, you’ll learn a lot about scuba diving, including your diving equipment and techniques. You earn this rating by completing 3 knowledge development sessions, 3 dive skill sessions in confined water, a 10 minute float, a 200m swim and 2 dives in the beautiful Lefkada Sea. The dives can be from the boat or shore depending on which dive site you visit. This is your chance to put on some fins, strap on a mask and experience an amazing adventure!

The knowledge and skills you learn in this program are just the beginning of an exciting array of courses and programs that await you.

Duration: 4-5 Days

This is the course you need before moving on to further training. 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.

On completion of the course you’ll be a certified PADI Open Water Diver, recognised worldwide. And remember, if you book two or more people on the same course we offer some great value discounts.

PADI Bubblemaker – age 8+

Start out on the right fin, jump into the PADI Bubblemaker program today! If you’re 8 or older, now is your chance to take the plunge with a PADI Instructor and go pool diving.

To learn how to breathe in the underwater world like a fish or for further information on the Bubblemaker program,


PADI Seal Team – age 8+

This course is for young divers who are looking for an action-packed, adventurous program filled with exciting scuba ‘AquaMissions’.

Have you ever wondered what it’s like to dive with flashlights, take pictures underwater or float effortlessly like an astronaut? Then this is your chance to explore these exciting adventures in a swimming pool. You will learn the basics of safe diving and explore different AquaMissions like wreck, navigation, buoyancy, underwater photography, environmental awareness and more. Meet new friends and share in an underwater adventure. And best of all become a PADI Seal Team Member!

Duration: 2 days

If you’ve already completed the 5 confined water and knowledge development sections of the PADI Open Water Diver course at home, you can complete your open water training on the inviting Lefkada marine Sea. This will include 4 Open Water dives from the boat or shore. In just 2 days you will gain full certification as a PADI Open Water Diver.

We do ask that you bring along your RDP table (dive planner) and your PADI Referral form showing proof of having completed all 5 theory and confined modules signed by a PADI Instructor and valid within 1 year. Referral courses are also available from other dive organisations, please email for further details.