Learning to dive or trying diving for the first time is very popular in Cyprus with it's perfect diving conditions.
Many holiday makers visiting Cyprus have a diving experience on their list of top things to do, with some just wanting to try diving for the first time and some looking to get qualified with a course. In fact many return to do another try diving experience or a number of them as that is as far as they want to go but they enjoy it so much.
Anyone from the age of 8 can try diving for the first time with the experience programme Discover Scuba Diving. All ages are then able to enjoy this fantastic diving experience with no limit on age as long as you are fit to dive.
You can experience diving as a beginner in a number of different dive sites including shore dives and boat dives depending on experience, ability and confidence levels. Try dives are ideal for individuals, couples, families and groups to enjoy together, and taking some photographs of the days diving is always a great keepsake of the days events.
Try diving is relatively easy and straight forward and just touches on some diving knowledge to make the experience a safe and enjoyable one. This can give many people their first taste of the underwater world and lead them to deciding to take it further and complete the Open Water Diver Course which is the first entry level qualification for beginners.
Sea conditions in Cyprus are a major factor in people deciding to dive for the first time here, or indeed to enrol in any levels of dive courses. Water temperatures range from 25 to 30degC in the main summer, the seas are generally very calm and visibility can be up to 35 metres. These conditions are ideal for anyone looking to experience diving or learning to dive for the first time. Good conditions are so important in having the best experience possible.
The Open Water Diver Course is the most popular diving course in the world and it takes a complete novice to being a fully qualified new diver.
Thousands of people complete this course in Cyprus every year to escape colder water back home. It only takes 3 to 4 days to complete and it gives the student a number of dives to fully enjoy the beautiful diving that is available in Cyprus waters.
So if you are looking for some fun diving, or just want to try it to see what it's like, or if you want to qualify as a diver then Cyprus is the perfect place.