Scuba Diving in Santorini

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by Santorini Dave • Updated: July 29, 2019

Scuba Diving in Santorini.

The Best Santorini Scuba Diving Tours

The best scuba dive tours and courses in Santorini leave from Caldera Beach near Akrotiri. Costs and prices vary by the package booked but are pretty reasonable considering the wonderful location.

Santorini Scuba Dive Center in Perissa.

The Santorini Dive Center at Perissa Beach (but most tours depart from the Akrotiri location).

Santorini Scuba Diving in Caldera.

An idyllic starting spot right on the Santorini caldera (you can see the two volcanoes in the distance).

Scuba Diving in Santorini.

Preparing to enter the caldera waters.

Scuba Diving in Santorini.

Entering the caldera from the dive center near Akrotiri.

Scuba Diving in Santorini.

Getting scuba equipment on.

Santorini Scuba Diving in Caldera.

A good quality speed boat takes you to different dive spots around the caldera.

Santorini Scuba Diving in Caldera.

There’s a parking lot at the Caldera Beach location and a great taverna (Remezzo) with incredible views of the surrounding cliffs.

Santorini Scuba Diving in Caldera.

The turn off to Caldera Beach is near the village to Akrotiri. All tours do hotel pick up and drop off but only at specific times so many people drive here on their own. It’s about a 15 minute drive from Fira and 25 minute drive from Oia.

Road to Caldera Beach.

The road down to Caldera Beach has some rough spots but is fine for pretty much any car.

Parking at Caldera Beach.

There’s a parking lot at Caldera Beach with plenty of parking. (It’s always fairly quiet.)

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