Our goal is to provide our customers with an adventurous Diving activity, one that will remain unforgettable. We will do our best for you to enjoy your Scuba Diving experience in a safe and relaxing manner. Our Dive center is located in the heart of Venetian harbor with all diving amenities such as lockers, showers etc. Our location is a perfect setting for the entire family, whether they are diving, snorkeling, taking a course or just accompanying a friend or family member.
Open Water Diver Course
The Open Water Diver certification course is the most popular of the courses offered. With over 2500 PADI certifications completed at Blue Adventures Diving, we have the expertise to offer you a diving education that will allow you to dive with confidence and most of all safely. This certification allows you dive anywhere in the world to a maximum depth of 18 meters with another certified diver and not necessarily under the supervision of a guide.
The course is divided into three main areas.
- Knowledge development-through classroom instruction or online instruction with aim to understanding the basic principles of scuba diving.
- Confined water dives- learn basic diving skills and acting to different scenarios underwater.
- Open Water Dives- out at sea to practice your skills and explore the underwater world.
Obtaining a diving certification in Chania is ideal due to the safe, warm and clear waters, making this experience very enjoyable.
PADI Discover Scuba Diving
Have you ever wondered what it’s like to breathe underwater and feel weightless? If you want to find out but aren’t quite ready to take the plunge into a certification course, Discover Scuba Diving gives you the opportunity to try it first. With over 5000 of our clients taking this PADI course with us, you can be confident that this experience will be one that you will never forget.
If you decide to take this course, you will be transferred from your pickup point to the dive center at appx. 0930 where you will be handed all the required paperwork and continue on to the theory. After completion of the paperwork, there is a short DVD to watch which explains the basic principles of scuba diving, the equipment, some underwater hand signals and basic diving skills. Once you are all suited up, your scuba unit will have already been prepared for you to continue your instruction in the swimming pool for the skills. When your instructor is satisfied with your performance and your comfort level being underwater, you will then move on to your actual diving experience in the sea which is only a few meters away. Your dive there will be at maximum dive depth of 12 meters for 30-45 minutes.
When you complete this course, you will be transferred to your original pick up/ drop off point. After this diving experience, you are now ready for the next level of courses, the Scuba Diver or the Open Water Course.
PADI Scuba Diver Course
The PADI Scuba Diver certification course is designed for those who do not have 4 days available to be certified as a PADI Open Water Diver but is still interested in obtaining a diving certification in Chania. The course is conducted over 2 days and once certified, allows you to dive with an instructor to a maximum depth of 12 meters. This is an ideal course for the occasional holiday diver which can be upgraded at any time to the full Open Water Diver certification at any PADI dive center worldwide. This course is comprised of theory instruction, skills, and actual dives in the sea.
PADI Advanced Open Water Diver Course
The Advanced Open Water Diver Course will allow you to expand your skills and diving confidence. This course can be taken as soon as you have completed the Open Water Course. It consists of 5 specialized dives which can be completed within 2-3 days. There are 2 core dives, the deep dive which allows you to dive up to 30 meters, an underwater navigation dive which refines your navigational skills with a compass. The remaining three adventure dives are for you to choose depending on your interest. You can choose amongst the boat dive, search and recover dive, peak performance buoyancy dive and many more. Ask for our list of specialty dives, you’ll find there is something for all interests.
Medical First Aid (Emergency First Response) Course
This is a one day course which is available not only for those that are required to take the course to become a PADI diving Instructor, but it is a course suitable for divers and non-divers as it covers all aspects of primary and secondary care, not just diving related injuries. It is also a pre-requisite for the Rescue Diver Course. Once completed, you can teach skills based on internationally recognized emergency care guidelines, and you can offer courses to anyone.
Rescue Diver Course
Continue with your diving education with the 2 day PADI Rescue Diver Course. This course prepares you to deal with dive emergencies, minor and major, using a variety of techniques. Through knowledge development and rescue exercises, you learn what to look for and how to respond. During rescue scenarios, you put into practice your knowledge and skills which will allow you to become more confident in your skills as a diver.
PADI Master Scuba Diver Course
The Master Scuba Diver course is PADI’s highest recreational diver certification. To become a Master Scuba diver you must have 50 logged dives and have completed 5 specialty courses and be certified as an Advanced and Rescue Diver. Find out more about the Specialty courses we offer and this course.
PADI Divemaster Course
The PADI Divemaster Course is the first step into the professional world of scuba diving. This first level of career move, it will train individuals to supervise scuba diving activities and assist with diver training. This course aims to shape the diver’s ability and attitude as professional diving educators. We offer a comprehensive program based on a 3-4 week internship where the candidate will have the opportunity to lean all aspects of the diving industry.
With over 500 professional certifications competed at our dive center, you can be assured that you will be equipped with the necessary knowledge and experience to successfully complete the Instructor course.
We offer an extensive range of Specialty diver courses to suit all interests. Prices and course duration vary depending on the Specialty. These courses are offered upon request and availability and therefore we recommend that you book in advance. Course listing can be found on the price list. Don’t hesitate to contact us for detailed information on subject courses.