Scuba Diving on Kefalonia - A new centre was opened
in 2007 in the main street of Lassi. If you are short on
time, but still want to experience the thrill of Scuba Diving
under the supervision of a 'PADI' professional, then try
the introductory course for complete beginners.
along with my son, every aspect of the dive was explained,
with a short theory lesson and a diving skills practice
session. Members of the diving
team put us at ease. We helped load the equipment onto
the vehicle that was
to take us to Argostoli harbour. After loading the
speedboat, a fast thrilling run across the bay to explore
an offshore reef teeming with aquatic life. The diving
instructors were always only within arm's-length away on
and under the
water, checking our equipment and making sure we were
OK. I felt safe and secure with a team of highly professional
is hard to describe the feeling of taking your very first
water it is certainly something that my son and I will
session was approximately three hours long including about
30 minutes spent underwater exploring the reef. Photographs
were taken and given to us free of charge on a disk to
of the dive alive. I can highly recommend anyone to take
the time, and experience this amazing highlight to their
holiday on Kefalonia.
courses are available including and open water 4-day course
plus many specialist courses for more experienced divers.
are daily dive trips for qualified divers of all levels
to numerous dive sites offering amazing scenery with drop
offs, caverns and wrecks. Explore this
beautiful island's reefs in waters with visibility of 30-40
rich with marine life.
Steve and the team for an unforgettable experience
. . . "we'll be back!"
photographs below were taken by Steve of our dive and are
not for sale - click on the thumbnails for a
Update: Unfortunately on my return
in 2011 the Diving Centre here in Lassi was closed. It
appears that the problems with the Greek economy has
affected some businesses on Kefalonia.
Hi Steve sorry to have missed you, If you are in
the UK you know where to find us be great to see you
take care . . . JR