about us

Why choose Cydive?

Cydive is rated the No.1 Padi Dive Centre in Paphos, Cyprus. We deliver excellent quality activities and exceptional customer service. Our team are highly trained and qualified, to ensure safe practices and great fun for all, is guaranteed. We are the largest and longest running dive centre in Paphos, Cyprus and a 5 * IDC Teaching Centre. Cydive offers a variety of courses from snorkelling trips all the way up to professional education programs. We aim to provide every customer with the assistance and the professionalism that they deserve. Cydive is a family run business which was founded in 1978. It is currently owned by Photos Socratous, whom has been improving and expanding the business over the last 23 years.

The activities we provide are oriented to people of all ages! We have programs for children as young as 8 year old, together with excursions suitable for more mature clients. All activities are supervised by our PADI professional team to ensure safety and fun at all times. For those that signed up to one of our courses, we have a multifunctional teaching area as well as our very own onsite swimming pool!

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.

Our equipment

All equipment is regularly serviced on-site by our technician to ensure that all rental gear is safe and working efficiently. Our state of the art Air/Nitrox filling station allows us personalise your experience depending on your diving needs. We have a range of cylinders from 5 to 18 litres, in aluminium and steel, guaranteeing that you will always find a cylinder you are comfortable with. We have equipment available for people of all sizes, ranging from 3xs to 3xl. 

Dive boats

We offer a range of dives on rotation across the island, either by boat or from the shore. Currently we have a fleet of two boats that will take you quickly and comfortably to your dive site. Cydive II is a custom built dive boat fitted with two 250Hp engines. It is fully equipped to comfortably take 20 divers to their perfect dive site. Deep Blue, our day cruiser offers a sun deck, shaded seating area, swim platform and toilets for ultimate comfort. This is the perfect vessel for all divers and their families.

Equipment shop

Our shop is fully stocked with a large variety of diving and swimming equipment. You will find some of the most reputable diving brands on the market such as Mares, Scubapro, Tusa and Aqualung. Give us a call us or visit our shop for all of your diving and swimming needs!

What’s the best way to find us?

Our dive center can be reached by car and by bus but is also within walking distance of lots of the hotels within Paphos. Find more information here!

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