ISO Certified

Cydive was the first dive centre to achieve its ISO certification in Cyprus. ISO stands for International Organisation of Standardisation, and these are the governing body that set the standards for diving along with a whole catalogue of other things. As an ISO centre we have implemented and achieve all of the high standards which they have set for introductory dives, snorkelling excursions, dive education and guided dives. These standards are set to achieve a high quality of safety and service across the industry.

ISO Certification

Est. 1978

PADI IDC Five Star accreditation.

Highly Qualified Staff

Own Boat Fleet

Cydive boat
Every Dive is a New Adventure

I’m Photos and I am the owner of Cydive. I have owned Cydive for 24 years, and designed and built the Cydive facilities that we use today!

You will often find me around the dive centre or as the Captain of Cydive II. I learnt to dive from a young age and still dive regularly for fun. My favourite dive site is Devil’s Head.

The topography is very interesting with a huge bowl and a large swim through. There are also lots of fish around the island.

Meet Our Team

Our team is made up of people from all over the world, which all play a vital role in maintaining the 5* service that Cydive offers. Each of our PADI Professionals has their own story about how they fell in love with the underwater world and they cant wait to share it with you! One of the most import goals for our team is to ensure a high quality of teaching, safety and customer service for all of our guests. 

our team

Mick Bygate

I’m Mick, and I have been working at Cydive for 22 years! I learnt to dive and became an instructor when I was in the military which meant I was able to dive around the world. I have been teaching PADI and BSAC course for over 23 years. My favorite dive site is Big Steps, this is a great deep dive! I like this dive site because you can do lots of different routes all in the same site. The topography is also great, making it a very scenic and relaxing dive site!


Sophie Pearson

Hi, my name is Sophie, I am an IDC Staff Instructor and have been diving for 12 years. I am working towards my Master Instructor rating and hope to continue sharing my passion for the ocean with others. I love teaching kids to dive as they are so curious about the underwater world and everything they see amazes them! I recently took up underwater photography and am really enjoying learning about corals and marine life whether they’re big or small. My favourite dive site is Geronisos Island, this dive site has depths of 12,18 and 35m so there’s something for every level of diver. A huge swim cave offers great encrusted marine life and photo opportunities!

our team
our team

Pascal Socratous

Hi, I’m Pascal and I am a PADI IDC Staff Instructor. I am bilingual, speaking both English and Greek fluently which gives me the opportunity to share my passion with both locals and English speaking divers. I have been diving for nearly 12 years and still have the same passion as when I started. Diving gives me the escape from the every day life and takes me to a place of beauty and calmness. My favorite dive site is Manijin Island as it offers swim throughs and beautiful topography, not forgetting the variety of marine life. I love diving for fun both day and night as i get to experience all types of marine life. Teaching people how to dive and passing on my passion through that first breath underwater is why I love to do it everyday.


Pavlos Zerpeteas

My name is Pavlos and I am a PADI Master Scuba Diver Trainer. I am born and raised in Cyprus, so Greek is my first language. Throughout my time at Cydive I have also been learning English. Diving is my escape from day to day life, it gives me the chance to explore, travel and meet new people everyday. Every dive is a new adventure! My favorite dive site is the MS Zenobia, a world famous wreck! I love wreck dives and Zenobia ticks all the boxes! The marine life here is unique and you often don’t find it at other sites. My plan is to continue my adventure and show everyone I dive with, the love I have for adventure and the ocean.

Our staff
our team

Krisztian Kato

Hi, I’m Kris and I am a PADI OWSI from Hungary and this is my 4 years at Cydive after a short break. Previously I was working at Cydive as a Divemaster, guiding dives and assisting course. This season I am working towards my Master Scuba Diver Trainer certification and I’m exciting to start teaching courses. I first started diving in the UK on wrecks in the English Channel before heading to warmer waters. This year I hope to introduce more Hungarians to diving as well as furthering my experience teaching in English. I have many favourite dive sites around Cyprus but the Laboe has always been one that I love to dive. Laboe is a great deep dive that offers marine life big and small as well as easy access to the engine room!


Anna Przepiorka

Hello, my name is Anna and I am from Russia. I have been living in Cyprus since 2017. I am a very positive person and love the sea and beach a lot. I’m proud to be part of a company team that is like an extended family in many ways. I enjoy what i do and am surrounded by a fantastic team of understanding and amazing people.

Our Team

Gérald Sourdot

Hi, my name is Gérald aka Djay. I’m French and speak fluent English and Spanish. My love for scuba diving came when I did  a PADI DSD 7 years ago in south of France. I am now a PADI Master Scuba Diver Trainer. For me every dive is a great dive as there is always something to discover underwater whether it’s marine wild life or geological formations like swim through’s or caves as well as amazing wrecks.. What I love the most is night diving and the amazing feeling I get when underwater in the dark and also because the same dive site reveals itself a totally different world when dove at night.


Ewa Slack

Hello, my name is Ewa and I am from Poland. My diving adventure actually started in Limassol so its great to be back in Cyprus but this time as an instructor! 

Our Team

Andros Iacorou

Hi, my name is Andros and I am the captain on Cydive II. I have always loved being on or in the water. 

In the past I owned a watersports centre and also worked as a Divemaster. Every year I plan to do a refresher and start diving again but so far I haven’t gotten round to it, so maybe this year will be my chance!


Charlie Twomey

Hello, my name is Charlie and I am from Ireland. I have been diving for over 20 years with a keen interest in Underwater photography and video . I’m a qualified instructor and commercial diver working mainly in archaeology. My favourite dive site in Cyprus is the Roman wall, this is where I spend most of my time taking pictures of the Discover Scuba Divers!

Roman Wall

Andreas (aka Sausage)

Hello my name is Andreas I am a 17 years old and I live in Cyprus, I speak both English and Cypriot. I did my first try dive when I was 13 and since then I have wanted to continue my diving adventure.

I am now an Intern at Cydive doing my junior divemaster course, I enjoy the marine life and how peaceful it is whilst underwater. One of my other hobbies is go kart racing and I also enjoy watching Formula 1.



Hello, my name is Buddy! I found my home at Cydive in January 2022 and will be working as the customer support intern. I’m still a little bit shy but I’m working very hard on my confidence and people skills. I enjoy sitting with the divers when there listening to the dive briefings, soaking up the sun whilst their diving and then sneaking into their dive bags for a nap once they return.

Our Team

Karen Karslian

Hi! My name is Karen and I’m from Moscow, Russia. I haver been a diving instructor since 2013. I love diving, as it is a fantastic possibility to be creative and passionate! All the people who touch this world never forget this experience! In diving you can find any kind of activity, starting from relaxation, enjoying the underwater world, escaping from everyday routine. I can teach in Russian, English and German. Cydive is a fantastic team of great professionals and wonderful people! I’m proud to be part of the team. My favorite dive site is the one we are diving at the moment. The beauty is in our eyes!


George Vrouvidis

Hello, my name is George and I have been teaching diving since 2004. During that time i have taught over 1000 students in a variety of course. 

My favourite dive site is definitely the Zen. Lots to see and explore and every time you dive it is a different experience, like most dive sites. After that I would say St. George in Latchi for the same reasons.
I have recently taken a step back from teaching diving but you will often still see me at the dive centre teaching first aid and lifeguarding courses!

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Our Team


Hi, I’m Abi and I am 17 years old. I am from England, but I started diving when I was 10 years old here at Cydive! I am now an Advanced Open Water diver and I am excited to be an intern at Cydive this summer and continue my diving adventure!

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