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Address: 1 Poseidon Avenue | Marina Court 44/46, Paphos 8042, Cyprus
Phone Number:
+357 26 934271
08:00 - 18:30
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 18:30

Cydive is the largest and longest running Dive Shop in Paphos, Cyprus. We...

Cydive is the largest and longest running Dive Shop in Paphos, Cyprus. We are the First 5 * CDC and a National Geographic Teaching Centre. Cydive was founded in 1978 and is currently under the management of Mr Photos Socratous and his lovely wife Julie, who have now owned the dive centre for 13 years.Our scuba diving centre in Paphos, offers a wide variety of dives, lessons and packages including scuba diving for children using only fully qualified PADI instructors. Our customers can relax and enjoy their experience above and below the surface with the latest equipment. We visit over fifty dive sites throughout the year and at any one time we have twenty four unique sites in our fortnightly timetable. Our timetable features all year round, a dive at the Zenobia wreck - one of the top ten wreck dives worldwide. We also cater for those of you who wish to further your diving career with four IDC courses a year.Cydive has grown in size over the last 33 years, it is proud to maintain its reputation as professional, friendly and helpful. We cater for experienced and novice divers, the complete beginner, singles or groups and we welcome non-divers on all our dive trips (space permitting).

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I was hoping to dive all week with Cydive, but Cyprus was experiencing its worst weather in a 100 years so a lot of the dives were cancelled , but they never gave up on me and... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was hoping to dive all week with Cydive, but Cyprus was experiencing its worst weather in a 100 years so a lot of the dives were cancelled , but they never gave up on me and there was opportunity to dive the world famous Zenobia Wreck on the one day the weather was expected to be really good ,... More 

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Willemstad, Curacao
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016

We got our OWD here a couple of years back and we benefit from it ever since. We see so many divers that even after 20 / 30 logged dives cant even desent properly or control there boilancy because the haven't got a good base.

Thank Endendijk
Newton Abbot, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

Booked the PADI Discover Scuba course via our Rep. Transportation to and from the dive centre was included in the price. This was my first experience diving and I was really apprehensive. Luckily the lead instructor was very patient and supportive when he realised how uncomfortable I became during the pool dive. The open water dive started and ended at... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016

i rely sorry about that but i didn't like diving in Cyprus first of all that they take you from the beach not at boat so its very hard specially for the beginners and very hard materials.

Thank walid m
Coventry, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

I contacted cydive before travelling and the commutation with Lisa was first class. The facilities at the centre were excellent . I got picked up from the hotel and got dropped back which was a extra bonus since I had my own gear . I Had two good dives with Mick and Dan who made you feel at home straight... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

My husband and I visited during our holiday this year. My husband is a experienced diver but it has always terrified me, however I wanted to try again after an unsuccessful attempt on our honeymoon 26 years previously. The trainers were good and very patient with me as I still really struggled to get confidence under water in the training... More 

Thank Debbie W
Thirsk, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

The Cydive team collect you from your hotel, take you to the dive centre and instantly put you at ease. The facilities are clean and the staff are friendly which made for an amazing experience. I would highly recommend Cydive to anyone wanting to go scuba diving.

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Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

Totally professional in every way....what a bunch from Lisa in the shop to the manager Not forgetting you MICK all make you feel very welcome and at home from the beginner to the advanced diver young or old they will look after you.....Just like to say a very BIG THANKYOU TO BARNSLEY MICK....From JENKSY not for getting your sense of... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

Cheers Mick for a great day out on the boat and for the experience of the Zenobia Wreck. Our small group was friendly and experienced which made all the difference, it was a relaxing dive with great visibility! We didn't penetrate the wreck to deep, however it was still an exciting dive with lots to see including lots of marine... More 

Thank Jermaine W
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Had a great time with Cydive in Paphos. Between us, we had a Discover Scuba for a 12yr old, an Open Water Course for 15yr old and couple of dives for myself with the kids. Excellent instructors, no problems with any hired equipment or scheduling dives. Overall, a great service - won't pick out individuals as that would do a... More 

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