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Kos Scuba Diving

  Last Updated: June 22, 2024

Kos scuba diving is a 5-hour tour to see underwater sights of Pserimos Island that includes colorful fish, sea turtles and shipwrecks.

Diving tour is suitable for first-timers and experienced divers. You can join the group dives or have a private diving adventure. 

There are five different diving packages for you to choose. You can have one or two dives in the day. Dives last between 25 and 45 minutes and take place at depths of 5 to 24 meters.

If you’re not ready to dive, you can join the tour for snorkeling. You can explore the underwater world and explore the marine life while your friends or family dives.

Diving boat provides professional scuba equipment to you. In addition to the equipment, you’ll receive detailed briefing before your dive. You will have everything you need for a safe and enjoyable tour.

Briefing covers everything from diving techniques to what to expect during the dive. You will learn the basics of diving, safety procedures and equipment usage. They will teach you how to move and breathe underwater. Dive instructors will make sure that you feel comfortable and confident before diving.

Diving in Kos is an excellent way to explore the island’s beautiful underwater world. With certified instructors, a variety of dive packages and top-of-the-line scuba equipment, you can have an unforgettable experience.

📅 Tour Days:Every day
⏱️ Tour Hours:09:00 AM – 2:30 PM
✔️ Includes:Instructor, diving equipments, two dives
📌 Overview:Colourful fish, underwater caves, coral reefs, seaweed

Kos Diving Price

Price for scuba diving in Kos range from €85 to €190 in 2024, depending on the number and duration of dives. These rates include the diving training service, diving equipments and the scuba diving experience.

Non-diver guests are welcome to the boat. They can spend their day by swimming, sunbathing and snorkeling for €40.

Beginners Bronze - €85

1 dive, 25 minutes

  • Duration: 1 day (1 dive)
  • Prior experience: None
  • Min. age: 10 years
  • Group size: 4-5 divers with 2 instructors.
  • First dive: 5 meters for 20-25 minutes.
  • Second dive (optional): 10-12 meters for 40-45 minutes. (45€ payable on the boat)

Beginners Silver - €130

2 dives, 25 + 45 minutes

  • Duration: 1 day (2 dives)
  • Prior experience: None
  • Min. age: 10 years
  • Group size: 4 divers with 2 instructors.
  • First dive:  5 meters for 20-25 minutes.
  • Second dive: 10-12 meters for 40-45 minutes.

Beginners Gold - €155

2 dives, 45 + 45 minutes

  • Duration: 1 day (2 dives)
  • Prior experience: None
  • Min. age: 10 years
  • Group size: 2 divers with an instructor.
  • First dive: 12 meters for 45 minutes.
  • Second dive: 12 meters for 45 minutes.

Beginners Platinum - €190

2 private dives, 45 + 45 minutes

  • Duration: 1 day (2 dives)
  • Prior experience: None
  • Min. age: 10 years
  • Group size: Private dives with an instructor.
  • First Dive: 12 meters for 45 minutes.
  • Second dive: 12 meters for 45 minutes.

Experienced Divers - €120

2 dives, 45 + 45 minutes

  • Duration: 1 day (2 dives)
  • Prior experience: Dive certification (all international diving certifications accepted)
  • Min. age: 12 years
  • Group size: 6 professional divers with an instructor.
  • First Dive: 16-24 meters for 45 minutes.
  • Second dive: 16-24 meters for 45 minutes.

Highlights

  • Choose from five different dive plans, with one or two dives daily from 5 to 24 meters deep.
  • Explore colorful fish, sea turtles, and shipwrecks around Pserimos Island on a 5-hour tour.
  • Learn diving basics, safety rules, and how to use equipment from certified teachers.
  • See Kos's amazing underwater sights with skilled instructors.

Includes / Excludes

  • Boat Charges
  • Training & Briefing
  • Full Diving Equipment
  • Snorkelling Equipment
  • Personal Expenses
  • Drinks & Snacks
  • Photos & Videos (€25)

Kos Diving Program

Departure

Diving program in Kos starts with a departure from the harbor at 9:00 am. You should arrive at the harbor at least half an hour before the departure time.

Boat crew will welcome you and answer any questions you may have. Once you are on board, you can sit back and relax while the boat takes you to most beautiful diving spots of the Pserimos Island.

Diving Boat

Diving boat is a double-decked vessel with a capacity of up to 97 people. Lower deck provides shade for those who want to relax. Upstairs is perfect for sunbathing. Boat is equipped with a bar where you can buy drinks and snacks.

Crew of the boat is three people who will help you with anything you need. There are several diving instructors on board to guide you through your fantastic experience. Diving boat is equipped with showers, dive ladders and all the necessary diving equipment.

Instructions & Training

Before your diving, you will have a dive training and receive instructions from the certified diver. Instructors will explain the basics, give you diving course, teach you how to breathe underwater and provide you information on how to use the equipment.

Once you have completed the training, you will wear your diving equipment and wetsuit to get ready for the dive. Certified diver will ensure that you are comfortable and confident before you enter the water.

First Dive

First dive is the most exciting part of the diving program. Duration of the dive depends on the diving package you choose. It can last between 20 to 45 minutes and the depth of the dive ranges from 5 meters to 24 meters.

Underwater environment of the Aegean Sea is diverse and teeming with marine life. You have chance to see seabass, red snappers, mackerel, sea bream, and even octopuses. Upon your request, you can also do fish feeding.

Snorkelling

After the dive, you can do snorkeling while you wait for the second dive. Snorkeling equipment is available on the boat. You can explore the underwater world at your own pace.

Note that, you are welcome to the diving boat as a non-diver guest. You can do snorkelling trips, swim and sunbathe while your friends or family do diving.

Second Dive

Some diving packages offer a second dive. Second dive is similar to the first dive. Duration of the second dive will again depend on the diving package you choose. It can last between 20 to 45 minutes and the depth ranges from 5 to 24 meters.

Return

After the second dive, diving boat makes its way back to the harbor. You can use this time to relax, sunbathe and enjoy the breathtaking views of the island from the Aegean Sea. At 02:30 boat returns back to Kos harbor.

Q&A

How much is the scuba diving in Kos?

Cost of scuba diving in Kos varies depending on the diving package you choose. It costs €85 for a single dive, €120 for two dives and €190 for private two dive package.

What is the minimum age requirement for diving in Kos?

Minimum age requirement for scuba diving in Kos is 10 years old. It is also important to note that anyone under the age of 18 must have parental consent before diving.

What are the popular dive sites in Kos?

Kos offers a variety of dive sites for both beginners and experienced divers. Some popular dive sites include Pserimos Island, Potteries, Trigger Reef, Octopus Bay, Thor Star and The Wall.

What is included in the cost of the tour?

All diving and snorkeling equipment and services of professional instructors and divers are included in the price.

Do I need to have prior scuba diving experience?

You do not need prior scuba diving knowledge to join diving in Kos. There are 4 different discover scuba diving experiences for beginners.

Can non-divers join the diving tour?

Yes, non-divers are welcome to the tour. They can do swimming, snorkeling, exploring the marine life, sunbathing or simply enjoy the boat ride and the scenery.

Where does the diving trip take place?

Diving trip takes place in the crystal clear water of Pserimos Island, which is located near Kos. Boat departs from Kos harbour. Trip starts around 9:00 a.m. and lasts until 2:30 p.m.

Is there a requirement for medical clearance before diving?

Yes, all divers are required to complete a medical statement prior joining the diving program. The medical statement confirms that you are fit to dive. After booking, we will get in contact with you to fill the medical statement together.

What are the pre-flight recommendations after scuba diving?

Pre-flight recommendations after scuba diving depend on the number of dives taken.

For one dive in a day, pre-flight time is 12 hours, while for multiple dives in a day, pre-flight time is 18 hours or more.

This is because diving involves the absorption of nitrogen in the body, which can cause decompression sickness if the body does not have enough time to release it before flying. It is essential to follow these guidelines to avoid any potential health risks.

Can I have a PADI course?

You can have Padi courses in Kos diving center. Please get in contact with us for the details of the Padi courses program.

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