Padi Rescue Diver Course Touch™

Becoming a Rescue Diver is a truly rewarding experience! By helping to raise your awareness levels and increasing your alertness to others around you, when you are out on a dive the Rescue Diver course provides you with a feeling of confidence and a sense of responsibility. Your new status as a Rescue Diver will […]

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Padi Rescue Diver Course Lite

Becoming a Rescue Diver not only teaches you how to prevent dive accidents and emergencies — and how to manage them should they arise — but it also consolidates your skills and experience from earlier courses, making you a more confident and accomplished diver. More than any other course, Rescue Diver training increases awareness of […]

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Padi Rescue Diver Course Standard

Rescue training takes you beyond the purely recreational level by expanding your knowledge and skills to assist other divers, handle problems and emergencies, and prevent those problems, leaving you with a sense of security as a diver that cannot be obtained in any other way. Rescue certification is a prerequisite for all dive professional level […]

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Padi Open Water Diver Course Touch™

The PADI Open Water Diver Touch™ offers you a unique way to enter the world of scuba diving. Watch, listen, read, scroll, tap and interact while you learn to scuba dive. It’s fun, it’s easy and with this powerful, tablet-based learning experience you complete all the dive theory in your on time. Once you arrive on Kos, you can focus […]

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Padi Open Water Diver Course Standard

  If you’ve always wanted to take scuba diving lessons, experience unparalleled adventure and see the world beneath the waves, this is where it starts. Get your scuba diving certification with the PADI Open Water Diver course – the world’s most popular and widely recognized scuba course. Millions of people have learned to scuba dive […]

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Padi Open Water Diver Course Lite

The Open Water Diver certification is the 1st complete PADI certification you can earn and the most chosen course for future divers worldwide. This license is the most recognized in the dive industry and will allow you to dive anywhere in the world, independent of professional supervision, to a maximum depth of 18 meters. What’s […]

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PADI
The Way the World Learns to Dive ®

We offer a wide range of PADI diving courses, with diving lessons for complete beginners all the way through to PADI Scuba Courses for those looking to become a PADI professionals. Pre book your PADI course and earn a discount!

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Learn to Snorkel

Snorkelling is a tool used to access one of nature’s most marvellous realms, and the ocean remains one of the best arenas for exercising our sense of discovery, as well as our bodies. The key to successful snorkelling is relaxation in the water. Try not to overanalyze. Practice will improve your skills and comfort in […]

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Medical Statements

Medical Statements for Beginner Divers Czech Medical Statement for Beginner Divers Danish Medical Statement for Beginner Divers Dutch Medical Statement for Beginner Divers English Medical Statement for Beginner Divers Finnish Medical Statement for Beginner Divers French Medical Statement for Beginner Divers German Medical Statement for Beginner Divers Greek Medical Statement for Beginner Divers Hungarian Medical […]

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PADI Specialities

  Take a look at the PADI Specialities Boat Diver Duration: 1 day – 2 dives Deep Diver Duration: 2-3 days PADI Drift Diver Speciality Duration: 1 day – 2 dives Digital Underwater Photography Speciality Duration: 1 day – 2 dives Padi Project Aware Fish ID Duration: 1 day – 2 dives PADI Underwater Navigator Duration: […]

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F.A.Q. – DiveMaster Course & Internship

These are the most commonly asked questions that our divers have (not neccessarily in this order). If you have a question not on this list and can’t find the answer on our website, please feel free to e-mail or call us. Q. What are the hidden costs? There are NO hidden costs for the diving […]

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F.A.Q. – Refresher Divers

General Q. When does the dive boat depart? Our boat “APOLLON” is situated in Kos Harbour very close to the dolphins roundabout. Our boat is open from 09:00 to check in passengers for our excursion. At 10:00 we request clearance from the Harbour Master and will depart at around 10:15. We arrive back to Kos […]

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F.A.Q. – Qualified Divers

General Q. When does the dive boat depart? Our boat “APOLLON” is situated in Kos Harbour very close to the dolphins roundabout. Our boat is open from 09:00 to check in passengers for our excursion. At 10:00 we request clearance from the Harbour Master and will depart at around 10:15. We arrive back to Kos […]

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F.A.Q. – EFR Course

Q. What is Emergency First Response? Emergency First Response is a new first aid program brought to you by Emergency First Response Corp., a PADI corporate affiliate. Composed of the Primary Care (CPR) and Secondary Care (first aid) courses, the Emergency First Response program provides extensive CPR and first aid instruction, as well as conscious […]

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F.A.Q. – Rescue Diver Course

General Q. At what time do I need to be on the boat? You need to be on the boat at 09:00 a.m. unless you arrange differently with your Instructor. Q. Are you doing transfers from/to hotels? Unfortunately no. There is the local public bus service you can use and of course taxi. Q. What […]

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F.A.Q. – Advanced Open Water Diver

GENERAL Q. At what time do I need to be on the boat? You need to be on the boat at 09:00 a.m. unless you arrange differently with your Instructor. Q. What do I need to bring with me on the excursion? Your dive certification and your log book. A jumper for the beginning and […]

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F.A.Q. – Adventure Diver

GENERAL Q. At what time do I need to be on the boat? You need to be on the boat at 09:00 a.m. unless you arrange differently with your Instructor. Q. Are you doing transfers from/to hotels? Unfortunately no. There is the local public bus service you can use and of course taxi. Q. What […]

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F.A.Q. – Open Diver Course

General Q. At what time do I need to be on the boat? You need to be on the boat at 09:00 a.m. unless you arrange differently with your Instructor. Q. What do I need to bring with me on the excursion? A jumper for the beginning and the end of season, sunglasses, sunscreen lotion, […]

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F.A.Q. – Discover Scuba Diving

General Q. When does the dive boat depart? Our boat “APOLLON” is situated in Kos Harbour very close to the dolphins roundabout. Our boat is open from 09:00 to check in passengers for our excursion. At 10:00 we request clearance from the Harbour Master and will depart at around 10:15. We arrive back to Kos […]

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F.A.Q. – Beginners

General Q. When does the dive boat depart? Our boat “APOLLON” is situated in Kos Harbour very close to the dolphins roundabout. Our boat is open from 09:00 to check in passengers for our excursion. At 10:00 we request clearance from the Harbour Master and will depart at around 10:15. We arrive back to Kos […]

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F.A.Q. – Snorkelers

General Q. How long is the journey to the dive site? The journey to Pserimos Island is just 1 hour. Q. What else can I do all day? You can relax on the boat in shaded or unshaded areas. You can snorkel, swim, and sunbathe. Q. When does the dive boat depart? Our boat “APOLLON” […]

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F.A.Q. – Spectators

Q. When does the dive boat depart? Our boat “APOLLON” is situated in Kos Harbour very close to the dolphins roundabout. Our boat is open from 09:00 to check in passengers for our excursion. At 09:45 we request clearance from the Harbour Master and will depart at around 10:00. Q. What do I need to […]

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Apollon Diving Boat

Vessel name: APOLLON License details: Passenger vessel (97 pax. + 3 crew to 30 miles offshore) Registered home Port: Piraeus Number: 2643 Vessel Specification: Length: 25.20 m Beam: 5.92 m Draft: 2.5 m Built: 1980 Greek Shipyard of Perama-Greece, Re-build on 2000. Propulsion: 2 x 370hp/271.99 KW DAEWOO marine diesel engines. Hull Shape: Deep Vee […]

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Perikles Liamis

“When I’m diving I feel full and complete. In the sea, I believe that I can experience the path of life and in each drop I can see the past but also the future. When I am diving I feel like the Master of the Universe and at the same time so small like a […]

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Our daily program

Let’s go diving!!! Departure: 10:00 h from Kos harbour Destination: Island of Pserimos Return: 16:30 h Liamis Dive Centre is a boat-based Dive Centre, located in the main harbour of Kos Town, and has been in operation for over forty two years. We depart every day apart Sundays. A regular bus service operates within the […]

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F.A.Q. – Scuba Diver Course

GENERAL Q. At what time do I need to be on the boat? You need to be on the boat at 09:00 a.m. unless you arrange differently with your Instructor. Q. What do I need to bring with me on the excursion? A jumper for the beginning and the end of season, sunglasses, sunscreen lotion, […]

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Our Mission

Our Mission Liamis Dive Centre was established in 1970, in Piraeus, Greece, in order to provide training and technical support to the recreational as well as to the commercial divers. The Centre/School was established by Perikles Liamis in answer to the need for trained recreational divers and the rare-existence of schools of this type. The […]

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Tips for experienced and/or refresher divers

Be a safe diver! As in downhill skiing, there are inherent risks to scuba diving. Your Scuba Diver training introduces you to those risks and teaches you the ways to minimize them. This handout reviews important safe diving practices – review it often, but remember there’s no substitute for continuing education to increase your safety! […]

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Liamis Dive Center Booking policy

Diving / Snorkeling Diving /snorkeling trips and certification courses may be cancelled or rescheduled due to the weather conditions that are not suitable for marine sports activities, such as high waves and strong winds. Dive sites are picked daily based on weather and sea conditions, your safety and the safety of our staff is paramount […]

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Dive Sites in Kos & nearby islands

The potteries A great reef with an added bonus, it is a 12m deep reef covered in history. The history being in the form of hundreds of ancient Greek amphoras! Probably once containing wine or olive oil. How these amphoras came to be scattered over the sea bed is a mystery lost in time maybe […]

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Experienced Divers

For the experienced diver who wants to explore the array of dive sites in Kos/Pserimos we can arrange everything from a single day boat diving (2 dives in a day) to 4-5 days diving packages. The PADI professionals at our dive centre will introduce you to some of the best, famous and most popular sites! […]

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Refresher Divers

Refresh your scuba diving skills. – This is your first dive after training dives – It’s been longer than 1 year after your last dive – Your dive experience is less than 15 dives – You don’t remember how to set up your gear – You don’t remember how the buoyancy works in the water […]

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Job Opportunities

Our season runs from the beginning of May until the end of October and we need the following crew: PADI Instructor, Divemasters, Rescue Diver and sales team. We have clients from all parts of Europe and the ability to speak languages is preferred though not essential. Join the team of Liamis Dive Centre, increase your […]

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Liamis Dive Centre Pro’s GOLD

If you’re currently a PADI Advanced Open Water certified diver (or qualifying certification from another dive training agency) and you wish to pursue a professional path to becoming a PADI Divemaster, then we’ve developed the following PADI scuba internships to help you make your dream come true by embarking on a professional dive career. Our […]

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Liamis Dive Centre Pro’s GOLD PLUS

If you’re currently a PADI Rescue Diver (or qualifying certification from another dive training agency) and you wish to pursue a professional path to becoming a PADI Instructor, then we’ve developed the following PADI internships to help you make your dream come true and embark on a professional dive career. At Liamis Dive Centre we […]

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Liamis Dive Centre Pro’s SILVER

If you’re currently a PADI Open Water certified diver (or qualifying certification from another dive training agency) and you wish to pursue a professional path to becoming a PADI Divemaster, then we’ve developed the following package to help you make your dream come true. For certified divers, our PADI Scuba internships includes the PADI Advanced […]

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Liamis Dive Centre Pro’s BRONZE

If you do not have any diving certification, then you can start with the PADI Open Water course and continue all the way through to PADI Divemaster in approximately 4 months. Then you can continue to act in the capacity of a Divemaster at our facility, gaining additional dives, assisting on classes, conducting scuba reviews, […]

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Divemaster Internship Packages

Liamis Dive Centre Pro’s BRONZE Liamis Dive Centre Pro’s SILVER Liamis Dive Centre Pro’s GOLD Liamis Dive Centre Pro’s GOLD PLUS Divemaster application fees are not included (cost 110,40€). They need to be paid directly to PADI by credit card. DSD Leader application fees is not included (cost 44,40€). They need to be paid directly […]

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Divemaster

Make the sea your office and swap your PC for a computer that dives with you. Becoming a PADI professional can change your life and lifestyle forever. If you love diving and would love to pass on your experiences and teach others to dive with the same passion and enthusiasm, then it’s definitely time to […]

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Divemaster Course

If you elect to take the four-week option you should bear in mind that although the prerequisite for starting a course is 40 dives, we will not be able to certify you as a divemaster until you have logged 60. We therefore recommend that you should have logged around 50 dives prior to your arrival, […]

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PADI Emergency First Response (non diving course)

The Emergency First Response Course can apply to every area of your life and not just in diving. This course is a pre-requisite to the Rescue Course (or equivalent) but its simple approach makes it the perfect course for both divers and non-divers. You will learn the basics of CPR and First Aid with the […]

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Wreck Diving Tips

  Explore Sunken Treasures with Great Wreck Diving Skills   Most people think of old ships when they hear about scuba diving on wrecks. However, wreck diving includes diving on all kinds of submerged craft including planes, trains and automobiles. There are also thousands of sunken sailboats, houseboats, submarines, buses and even army tanks. That […]

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PADI Wreck Diver Speciality Course

“Diving on wrecks means diving in the past – and it is always related with a certain thrill…” It is an unbelievable experience to see a big ship from a bird’s perspective and to glide towards the captain’s bridge. But there are also tragedies related to wrecks. Diving on wrecks is exciting and there are […]

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Tips for the Nitrox Diver

1. Find a dive center you can trust. If you thought getting air from a reputable dive center was important, getting an enriched air fill from a reputable blender is even more important. Look for a dive center with certified blenders and dependable analyzers. Make sure they are using all of the documentation techniques you […]

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PADI Enriched Air Nitrox

Extend your bottom time and reduce your surface intervals with the PADI Enriched Air Nitrox course. Within 1 day you can be reaping the benefits ofLiamis Dive Center’s most popular specialty. Available whilst diving or as a dry course and using either computers or tables you will learn how to plan and conduct dives using […]

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PADI Underwater Naturalist Speciality

This is one of the most popular courses among our instructors. It opens your eyes to the amazing flora and fauna of the Aegean Sea. You will learn about the marine ecosystem, the life cycle of the posidonia fields and discover relationships between different underwater creatures that you never knew existed. The Underwater Naturalist Speciality […]

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Better Buoyancy Tips

Get Neutrally Buoyant If you’re doing it right, scuba diving is usually anything but strenuous, and experienced divers know that maintaining neutral buoyancy is the key to easy diving. Not only that, once your buoyancy control is good, learning other skills like underwater photography, fish identification and underwater navigation is a whole lot easier! The […]

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Padi Peak Performance Buoyancy Speciality

Float effortlessly, drifting over reefs. Be the diver you want to be, with ultimate buoyancy control, able to hover close to the bottom and examine underwater organisms without touching them. Buoyancy skills separate the good divers from the great divers. In the Peak Performance Buoyancy Speciality course, you will learn to how to precisely weight […]

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PADI Multilevel Diver

If you find your dives are shortened by dive table restrictions then completing the PADI Multi-level and Computer course will greatly extend your dive time. Now, multilevel diving allows us to obtain more no decompression time by ascending to shallower depths where the nitrogen absorption is slower. Thanks to multilevel diving, in most environments you […]

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10 Tips to Improve Your Underwater Navigation

Navigating your way underwater where there are no roads, no signs, no prominent landmarks so to speak is not an easy Scuba diving skill to master. Coupled with other factors playing on a divers mind like buoyancy control, keeping time, depth, conserving air and of course co-coordinating with your buddy, underwater navigation is all the […]

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PADI Underwater Navigator

Knowing where you are and more importantly how to get to where you want, can be a real challenge underwater. Take the PADI Underwater Navigation Speciality and you can avoid the embarrassment of missing the reef, not finding the wreck and of course the shame of surfacing somewhere out there! This course is designed to […]

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Fish ID Tips

Fish Detective/TIPS For many divers the thrill of spotting and identifying a new fish is one of the reasons they love to dive. But identifying a new fish is never that easy, especially considering the sheer abundance of different species that make their home in Asia’s incredible reefs. So we’ve put together some tips to […]

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Padi Project Aware Fish ID

If you are fascinated by fish then the PADI AWARE Fish ID Course is ideal. The creatures spotted on your dive will no longer be a mystery as you unravel the principles of species identification. Learn how to spot the distinguishing marks of different family groups so you can discover and log sighting correctly. The […]

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Underwater Photography Tips

Take Great Scuba Pics There’s nothing more exciting about diving than bringing your experiences back to the surface via underwater photography. Whether you share your images with your family and friends, on the internet, or by way of prints for your home or office, underwater photography lets you share the thrill and adventure of every […]

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Digital Underwater Photography Speciality Course

This course enables you to get the most out of your unique underwater pictures. With the Digital Underwater Photography Speciality course you will learn how to take full advantage of digital technology to capture perfectly the underwater world with your camera and computer. You will learn about cameras and housings, underwater photography techniques and making […]

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Drift Scuba Diving Tips

Drift diving is a popular form of diving which is defined not by equipment or technique, but by location and water currents. In most open water diving situations the scuba diver propels himself by swimming and kicking the fins. In drift diving the diver descends into water with a known current and after obtaining neutral […]

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Deep Diving Tips

Deep Dive with Confidence At some point after learning to dive, most divers have an urge to dive deep. As adventurers, scuba divers may want to go deeper than they’ve ever gone to explore a wreck, take photos or simply to see what’s there. There are greater potential hazards that come with diving deeper and […]

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PADI Drift Diver Speciality Course

Gliding with the currents, watching the big pelagic fish move seemingly effortlessly up current, feeling the rush of flying underwater, is what drift diving is all about. Some of the best dives around the world are drift dives. Drift dives require slightly different procedures from diving from a moored boat. A Drift Diver Speciality course […]

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Deep Diver Course

Expand your training and experience to greater depths. PADI’s Deep Diver specialty offers you the adventure of a lifetime – going deep to see things others only dream about. There’s no doubt about it – many of our most memorable dives are deep dives. The surface is much farther away and harder to reach. Conditions […]

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Boat Diver Tips

Before you get on the boat, make sure you have all your scuba diving equipment with you. Keep all your scuba gear contained in a dive bag. Boats can become crowded and having your scuba equipment all over the place is annoying. You can buy smaller bags, such as a mesh bag, that won’t take […]

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Boat Diver

Where else is the best place to learn about boat diving? Here in Liamis Dive Centre where the boat is a must for your dives. On our boat the PADI Boat Diver program makes scuba diving easy – just take a giant step off the back of the boat and you’re in the water! Boats […]

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Master Scuba Diver FAQs

What will I learn ? The PADI Master Scuba Diver rating is achieved when the requirements of the certification have been met. Therefore, depending on the student’s experience and prior certifications, the course will be scheduled to suit their requirements. Generally, if you enter at the PADI Rescue Diver level with twenty logged dives, for […]

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Master Scuba Diver

Do you have a passion for diving and love learning about scuba diving? Looking for your next challenge and adventure? Set yourself apart from other divers and get recognition for your accomplishments by earning the title of Master Scuba Diver, the highest non-professional rating in recreational scuba diving, and the rank to which all divers […]

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Rescue Diver Course

If you want a challenging and rewarding experience which will equip you not just with skills relevant to diving, but also to life in general, then the PADI Rescue Diver course is for you. Unlike other courses which certify you to experience new levels of diving, locations or use different equipment, the Rescue Diver course […]

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Advanced Open Water Diver Course

The PADI Advanced Open Water course enables you to increase your diving experience and knowledge under the expert guidance of your instructor, while visiting some of Aegean Sea’s best dive sites. To earn PADI Advanced Open Water Diver certification, you complete five adventure dives and associated knowledge reviews. These must include Deep Diver and Underwater […]

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Adventure Diver Course

Have you always wanted to try wreck diving? How about underwater photography? Here’s your opportunity, because you can sample 3 dives of your choice out of a long list of possibilities, that way you get… a taste of what you like and what you feel more comfortable with in the water the chance to improve […]

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Upgrade Scuba Diver to Open Water Diver

This course enables a PADI Scuba Diver certified diver to upgrade his/her rating to PADI Open Water Level. The course is a mixture of academics, pool and open water sessions and is completed in just 2 days. As a PADI Open Water Certified diver you can then enjoy buddy diving without the need of having […]

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PADI Open Water Referral

To accommodate those who wish to do part of the course at home and complete the rest of the course here in the beautiful WARM waters of the Aegean Sea. The PADI Open Water course can be done in two parts. With your local PADI Dive Center at home will cover all the academics, pool […]

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Padi Open Water Diver Course

Padi Open Water course You can earn the PADI Open Water Diver certification, the most widely-recognized scuba qualification worldwide, in just four days. At the heart of a PADI course lies the need to ensure your safety and that of others with you, protection of the environment and that teaching should be fun and enjoyable. […]

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PADI Scuba Diver Course

Thinking of getting certified for an upcoming vacation, but don’t have the time to put into a regular diver course? Now there’s a quick and easy program designed especially for you! The PADI Scuba Diver program is a pre-entry level certification that is perfect for vacationers or people who only plan to dive a couple […]

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PADI Discover Scuba Diving Program

Get ready for a life changing experience! Discover Scuba Diving is an official PADI program and upon your completion of this course will receive a verification you can use towards part of your PADI Scuba Diver or Open Water Diver course. What is included: Boat charges Full diving equipment Full site briefing 2 Dives with […]

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Liamis Dive Centre

Welcome to the Underwater World Join us for action and adventure above and below the water. We want you to enroll with our fantastic team for some serious fun; regardless of whether you’re snorkelling, try diving or you’re a seasoned diver looking for adrenaline filled dives and a great atmosphere. Liamis Dive Centre is offering […]

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Try Diving

Time to give scuba diving a try… Always wanted to try diving? Now you can with our Beginner’s dive experience. Everything’s provided as part of this friendly “try dive” session – you just supply the smiles. Scuba diving will take you to places you have never been before. Scuba diving allows you to explore a […]

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Discover Snorkeling

Take a look just below the surface – that’s where all the action is! Discover Snorkeling experience offered by Liamis Dive Centre is your ticket to the action-packed underwater world. Spend some quality time with your family, friends, companion and escape to a different world. What is included: Boat charges Snorkeling equipment (mask, snorkel, fins, […]

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Beginner’s Dive

A wonderful opportunity for the non-diver to share the experience of the underwater world. SCUBA diving is very special and something you will remember long after your holiday is over… What is included: Boat charges Full diving equipment Full site briefing 1 Dive in a group of 4 beginners with 2 Instructors Full snorkeling gear […]

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Snorkeling

Snorkeling is fun, easy, safe, and inexpensive. Best of all, you can snorkel almost anywhere where there’s water! Snorkelers can view and interact with aquatic creatures, take photographs, and experience the wonder of the undersea world!

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Qualified Divers

Liamis Dive Centre welcomes Experienced Divers. For the experienced diver who wants to explore the array of dive sites in Kos/Pserimos we can arrange everything from a single day boat diving (2 dives in a day) to 4-5 days diving packages. The PADI professionals at our dive centre will introduce you to some of the […]

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PADI Courses

We are proud to be an official PADI Dive Centre, enabling us to offer a wide range of PADI diving courses, with diving lessons for complete beginners all the way through to PADI Scuba Courses for those looking to become a PADI Dive master. If you are just starting out or have been diving for […]

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