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Diving Center Amfora

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Gradiste, Museum on Water, Ohrid 6000, Republic of Macedonia
+389 71 359 810
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Amazing location, beautiful lake, not so great instructor

Nice stuff- The lake is beautiful, still and warm, could be a great place to learn how to dive. The... read more

Reviewed 18 November 2017
David N
Super!

My boyfriend and I never dived before. We were nervous to be honest, but the diving instructor made... read more

Reviewed 20 September 2017
Sabrina M
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Diving Center Amfora is the only licenced scuba diving center located in Ohrid, Republic of Macedonia. We offer all kinds of scuba diving courses starting from the basic Open Water Diver upto Instructor Level. Doing all kinds of dives for beginners and people who haven't tried diving before. An instructor is present with the candidates all the time on and off water. We own more than 30 sets of equipment, 560 l/min capacity for filling tanks, toilet with shower, dedicated clasroom, free parking and wi-fi. We have more than 30 years of experience on the field. Try it, you'll love it. Diving is easy, fun and exciting.
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  • Very good9%
  • Average14%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible0%
20 Sep 2017
“Super!”
25 May 2017
“Great experience and will go again to Ohrid just to dive here.”
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 18:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Gradiste, Museum on Water, Ohrid 6000, Republic of Macedonia
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Reviewed 18 November 2017

Nice stuff- The lake is beautiful, still and warm, could be a great place to learn how to dive. The instructor is clearly very experienced and a skilled diver. Pricing was not bad either! Not so nice stuff- We signed up to do our open...More

1  Thank David N
AmforaSekuloski, Manager at Diving Center Amfora, responded to this reviewResponded 19 November 2017

Thanks for your review. Since our season finishes in September, this review came surprisingly late. If my memory serves me, you came to me and told me you already tried once and you wanted to finish an Open Water Diver course. You were in a...More

Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

My boyfriend and I never dived before. We were nervous to be honest, but the diving instructor made us feel comfortable with the whole diving-concept and equipment, step by step. There was no rush. Even under water the instuctor frequently checks up on you, to...More

Thank Sabrina M
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

Interesting diving with archeological discovery. clear and warm water in august. The material is perfect but the owner don't ask to see our licence , witch is for me unacceptable ! In fact the group was not at all equilibrate, one couple had to leave...More

Thank marcnotarinni
AmforaSekuloski, Manager at Diving Center Amfora, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2017

Thank you for your review. I accept all kinds of critics but i need to respond so people can see my point of view. We always ask for a licence, infact most of the people that come to us already send it to us and...More

Reviewed 25 May 2017

I found this place on the SSI dive finder and am so happy I did. Jovan, who runs the centered was very easy tocomunicate with online as I did not want to add international calling to my phone. It was a smal group dive with...More

2  Thank dougi729
Reviewed 23 August 2016

It was my first dive after really long break. The crew was really nice, they helped me with everything and reminded me all basics. Divemaster made me feel really safe and showed us many interesting things under the water, including 3000 years old ceramics and...More

2  Thank Paula R
Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

What an incredible experience. The Amfora centre is a great place for beginners diving. We had one on one instruction and felt very safe and at ease. Very modern equipment and friendly staff. £45pp for the hour 'course' including certification and underwater camera. Taxis were...More

1  Thank Poppy R
Reviewed 27 April 2016

We did a couple of fun dives with Jovan. We had emailed before our trip and he was able to give us lots of useful information that reassured me that Diving Center Amfora was a reputable diving company. As we only did two dives they...More

4  Thank JackoGoesDiving
Reviewed 7 September 2015 via mobile

I had a fantastic time at bay of bones / amfora dive center. I had two amazing dives with one of the DM. The Center was pretty clean, had good equipment and the prizes for the diving are affordable. If you are looking for a...More

1  Thank Nils D
Reviewed 8 August 2014

Pro - Diving in an ancient lake and seeing "antiquity" underwater makes you feel like an acquaitic Indiana Jones. modern and new equipment. Owner/Master Diver has interesting background as a Macedonian frogman. Easy to add on Bay of Bones museum or hang at one of...More

7  Thank Lindsay D
AmforaSekuloski, Manager at Diving Center Amfora, responded to this reviewResponded 25 June 2017

I would like to first thank you for diving with us and i'll be glad if you liked it. The bouyancy control is VERY important on that dive because there are a lot of big ships cruising around the divers on that area, unfortunatelly the...More

Reviewed 16 July 2014

We were really beginners to this. Me, my wife and our youngest of 15 but tried it anyway and we don't regret a second of it. It is a small place beautifully located by the bay of bones and not overrun or crowded. We were...More

1  Thank PLNG
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