Slip on a scuba gear and discover a Crete that is as beautiful below the water as it is above.
More beauty is still hidden and undiscovered on its wonderful seafloor.
The very interesting bottom composition which is a result of the continuous volcanic formations of the past, the clear waters, mild weather conditions and the high temperatures provide divers with an ideal environment for experiencing Scuba diving in a safe and entertaining way.
Blue Adventures Diving is a Five Star PADI Instructor Development Center offering recreational diving and courses for novice and experienced divers maintaining the highest possible standards of diver safety and education. Located at Chania on the beautiful island of Western Crete, Greece, our dive center and shop are situated in the center on the impressive Venetian harbour.
Established in 1993, Blue Adventures Diving ltd. has grown successfully throughout the years making it one of the top dive centers in the diving industry in Europe. Our management but also our highly qualified staff has worked hard year after year to ensure our excellent reputation and growing popularity. Our staff is carefully selected from areas throughout Europe, offering guided tours and instruction in many different languages.
Our 7 meter rib offers scuba diving options that are more challenging to divers. These dives can be specially arranged to meet your individual diving needs within your budget requirements. Our unique dives are organized upon request only.
Scuba Diving equipment sales: Our specialized dive shop offers a wide selection of the internationally renowned scuba diving equipment. You’ll find brand names such as Mares, Cress, Sherwood, Scubapro, Suunto computers and many more at unbeatable prices. Whether you are interested in Scuba diving equipment or Free diving equipment, our very experienced staff will help you purchase the equipment suited to your needs.
Our program provides beginners the opportunity to interact with a profusion of fish and invertebrate life. Many amphorae from wrecks more than 2000 years ago, lie scattered about the bottom, many still intact making this site absolutely fascinating. The interesting terrain that is very shallow makes snorkelers and discover scuba divers keep coming back for more.
Discover Scuba Diving: This program is perfectly suited for people who have the immediate desire to try diving. It is conducted over one day, where the beginner will learn some basic scuba skills and theory before going on an actual dive with a professional PADI instructor. If this experience interests you, you can credit this program towards your PADI Scuba Diver or PADI Open Water Diver Course. We will also credit the cost of the Discover Scuba Diving towards one of these courses.
Discover Snorkeling: Snorkelers are taken on a guided tour by a Dive master or instructor on one of our dive sites. On the second dive site, snorkelers can continue to explore the underwater species in a fascinating terrain on with friends or other buddies.
Bubble maker: An incredible experience for children ages 8-10. This is a one day introduction session on the use of diving equipment and an actual dive.
For certified divers
Certified divers can participate in various diving trips, escorted by Divemasters to fascinating sites. Divers are grouped according to their experience. We offer up to three dives per diving trip. Diving excursions include:
Wall Diving: The wall created from the edge of cliffs, create a natural shelter for marine life, making this dive very interesting. Divers can see schools of small and larger fish such as groupers, as well as other different forms of life.
Deep Diving: The interesting bottom composition, as well as larger fish, makes this dive enjoyable. A nice surprise for divers is the schooling of large emergacks which tend to approach divers very closely.
Night Diving: The variability of the bottom composition enables divers to meet different species along this dive. Night creatures are always present and very still.
Shore Diving: In the shallow areas of this dive, a variety of small fish appear friendly and curious. In deeper waters, larger fish make this dive a fascinating experience.
Multi-Level Diving: The clear waters and the different level of rocky platforms, enable divers to see different forms of life, making this dive not only enjoyable but alsoattractive.
Drift Diving: A relaxing adventure dive where you can cover a large area comfortably. The rib boat follows the divers at a distance for an easy pick-up. It’s an interesting dive since there is more marine life within the currents.
Cavern Diving: One of the most popular dives. Divers can admire a colorful environment touring in the different chambers and tunnels of the cave where divers can interact with rich hidden aquatic life. Pink corals are exclusively found in this area. There are different caverns for different level of experienced divers, some more challenging than others.
Cave Diving: Also know as “Seal Cave” is available only to experienced divers and upon request. This very interesting dive is most popular among the divers since there have been sightings of seals. This specific cave has different chambers with starting depth being 9 meters, and the deepest being 21 meters.
Westwards from the harbor of Chania, about 6 km away, there is a beautiful rocky area with clear blue waters and visibility of up to 30 meters. In this area we offer many different types of diving programs, the best of which include cave and cavern dives. The occasional seal visits, the unique pink coral and the interesting passageways make these sites some of the most popular dives.
There is a variety of cave sites, each having many passageways that lead to openings. Most notable among them is the Spot Lith, also known as the Cathedral. Many of these dives are between cave and cavern type dives.
Divers can admire a colorful environment touring in the different chambers and tunnels of the cave and interact with rich hidden aquatic life. Pink corals are exclusively found in this area. There are different chambers with starting depth being 9 mtrs and the deepest being 21 mtrs.