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SCUBAKRETA diving center is a very professionally run diving center at Heraklion, Hersonissos area. Officially licensed from the state, cooperates with the world's biggest diving organization PADI. We operate at Nana Beach Hotel since 1990 providing...more
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| Nana Beach Hotel, Hersonissos, Crete 70014, Greece
+30 2897 300683
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 20 April 2014 via mobile

I have just returned from Crete where I completed my PADI Advanced Open Water Course with ScubaKreta. Having only booked my holiday a week in advance, I sent a pretty speculative email to the centre to see if they could accommodate me for a course....More

5  Thank Andy_Ferris
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Reviewed 14 July 2014

Promised 3h course took only 2h. What you get for 75€: Watch a DVD, dress, 10 min. in a pool, wait 20 min at the beach (alone and dressed with entire equipment), dive 10 min. in the sea, undress, wash your clothes. wow. amazing.

12  Thank Pit P
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I am an experienced diver and my 12 yr old wanted to learn to Scuba. Chris, the manager/instructor at the Aldemar Knossos Royal dive centre was amazing with my son during his Junior PADI open water course. He has a lovely, gentle manner and my...More

Thank Davetheraw
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had not dived for several years and my children (17, 17 and 19) had never been. Chris was great in explaining all the options to us. Chris picked us up and took us to the main dive area. The initial training for the kids...More

Thank Gerry M
Reviewed 8 October 2018

Due to weather conditions, scubakreta were quick to re-evaluate and amend the dive plan to suit. Run by a former navy seal so you will be in experienced yet friendly hands. They also arranged to pick up and take me back to hotel which was...More

Thank Brian G
Reviewed 28 August 2018

I was quite nervous about completing my advanced open water on my own, but the team at Skubakreta are so lovely they immediately relaxed me. I completed five different dives with several of the instructors/ divers at the centre, and enjoyed all of them. The...More

Thank Abi M
Reviewed 27 August 2018

My wife is a newbie with 10 dives, most of which are UK drysuit dives. I have twenty years experience and qualified to PADI Rescue Diver. Scubakreta offered the opportunity for my wife to experience her first warm water / wetsuit dives from a beach....More

Thank Alastair B
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

After joining one of the "Discover Scuba Diving" lessons - including an amazing trip through the sea - I decided to sign up for the PADI OWD with Scubakreta. What I found were amazing people who live their passion with diving, paired with up to...More

Thank renemt
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

We (2 adults, 3 kids 14-17 yr) did the PADI Scuba Open Water course at the Scubakreta diving center, which is nicely located in the Nana Beach resort, Hersonisos. A great experience! The center is well equipped and facilities are fine. Instructor George Georgantas is...More

Thank AntonBruil
Reviewed 29 July 2018

The dive was the best part of our holiday, exploring the waters and rocks just off the beach from the hotel. Chris was particularly good with my 8 year old daughter and made it an experience she will never forget. Both Chris and Brad were...More

1  Thank Melanie C
Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

This seems very much a dive shop only for the resort in which it's located. It is not accessible without a visitors permit and the first thing to greet you when you go inside is a sign saying "No credit or debit cards". Diving is...More

1  Thank KiwiKiwiKiwiJase
Reviewed 23 July 2018

Myself (40s) and my 2 sons (11 and 14) enjoyed our very first dive with Chris and Brad very much. The atmosphere was relaxed and we felt safe and well looked after throughout the dive. A wonderful experience and highlight of our holiday.

1  Thank Katharina W
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27 March 2018|
Response from George K | Property representative |
Hello and welcome to Scubakreta! We only offer guided dives, we do not rent equipment/fill tanks for diving alone, it is our center‘s policy. Active PADI pros are very welcome, with special deals!
Samantha N
26 September 2016|
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Response from Quietusleo | Reviewed this property |
The prices are posted on the website. It is difficult to answer you query precisely because it depends on what you plan to do. Is it a dive course, a two dive package, will you bring your own gear or rent a full kit. All... More
Nadine L
3 May 2015|
Response from Chris Z |
Hi Nadine! This is Chris from ScubaKreta. To answer your questions, no, you do not need to be qualified to dive. A large percentage of our clients are young people who try diving for the first time through our Discover Scuba... More