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Diving Center Viking

#9 of 19 Boat Tours & Water Sports in Hvar Features Animals
Hvar, Hvar Island 21450, Croatia
+385 91 620 5847
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Great Dive Center

Spent about a week with the folks at Viking - was getting my open water certification and mixing in... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
gdherbert
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Anacortes, Washington
Great PADI dive centre

An excellent dive centre with a cool vibe, a short walk from the Amfora Hotel. Well organised... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
hrw58
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London, United Kingdom
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Come visit our beautiful Dive Center located in Podstine Bay, just a short walk from Hvar town. If you've always wanted to try Scuba Diving or are interested in seeing what the Adriatic Sea has to offer, look no further than Viking Diving Center. We run two daily dive excursions for those who already have their certification and can certify new divers completing courses through either PADI or SSI. For those wanting to dive on nitrox, we also have you covered. The water conditions are on the colder side (16-24 degrees, seasonally depending) and most sites have a depth of 50m+. For this reason, those divers who have less than 40 logged dives or haven't been diving in the previous 6 months are required to do a refresh dive by the shopfront (because at Viking Diving safety comes first)! But don't be disappointed, as this is a beautiful shore dive with undulating rocky outcrops and an excellent chance of seeing both octopus and cuttlefish - a perfect way to get back in the water. Peak summer periods (July - September) sees the shop become very busy, however winter diving is just as good, if not better. We also cater for groups and clubs keen on trying the 15+ local sites, all within a short boat ride of the shop. Viking Diving has a highly professional Instructor team and uniquely for Croatian Diving Centers, a Hyperbaric and Medical Doctor. We are open from the 1st of March until the 15th of December so come join us in exploring the underwater world of Hvar!
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  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible12%
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Hvar, Hvar Island 21450, Croatia
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Spent about a week with the folks at Viking - was getting my open water certification and mixing in a holiday. Great team at Viking, led by Robert and Zsanet and my instructor Stephen. Couldn't have asked for a better experience. Ended up diving with...More

Thank gdherbert
Zsanett-Viking, Owner at Diving Center Viking, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for the great review! See you soon!

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

An excellent dive centre with a cool vibe, a short walk from the Amfora Hotel. Well organised - ensured my children did test dive as it had been a while since their last dives.

Thank hrw58
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Im currently on a family holiday on Hvar Island and I managed to escape for one day to do some diving. I chose Viking because out of all the dive centre website for Hvar theirs was by far the most comprehensive. As it turns out...More

Thank Daisy2411
Zsanett-Viking, Owner at Diving Center Viking, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for this amazing review! You are welcome anytime!

Reviewed 1 week ago

I went with a group of 4 (myself included), and we wanted to do an introductory dive while in Croatia. Keaton Ralph was assigned as our instructor and did our dives in teams of two. Keaton is extremely patient and helped us with everything, especially...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great time!! Really great sites!! The owners and guides/instructors are very friendly and happy to accommodate, whatever kind of diving you are looking to do.

Thank Maurice D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited Hvar and Viking Dive Centre in June with two friends. I have my Rescue Diver and my friends both have their Open Water. Although we have all dived in the last 12 months (one of my friends diving less than 2 months ago) the...More

Thank Connor H
Zsanett-Viking, Owner at Diving Center Viking, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Connor! Thank you for your review. I would like to write some corrections, which can clarify the situation. Our Dive Instructor who has a huge experience in teaching and he has 1000 dives by now judged that you might be aware of the skills...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fantastic team in Hvar. Very friendly and professional, know local area well and match dives to requests. Thoroughly recommend. Very cold water! But they have great equipment to keep the cold out (for a little while!!!). Would be a great setup to learn to dive...More

Thank Sheena M
Zsanett-Viking, Owner at Diving Center Viking, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your review!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I completed my PADI open water certification with Viking and was very pleased with the whole experience. They were very helpful making arraignments online before I arrived on Hvar Island. The dive center is about a 15 minute walk away from the busyness of Hvar...More

Thank Curtis N
Zsanett-Viking, Owner at Diving Center Viking, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your review! I will pass the good words to Darren, also. Have a lot great experience in diving in the future!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

(Solo Singaporean Instructor) Randomly found this dive centre among fliers. It's a nice centre situated next to a beach with it's own quite harbor. The staff are professional, experienced and friendly. The equipment provided was in good condition. 7mm wetsuit for 20ish degree water with...More

Thank Keith L
Zsanett-Viking, Owner at Diving Center Viking, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for the great review! Hope to dive with you again in the future!

Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

I was concerned about the cold weather at first, but the manager there gave me a semi-dry suit to make the dive more enjoyable. The water is so crystal clear with great visibility. However, as expected there isnt much fish or sea life to see....More

Thank ThuPhu
Zsanett-Viking, Owner at Diving Center Viking, responded to this reviewResponded 16 June 2017

Thank you for the kind words and the review! Yes, the sealife here cannot be compared to tropical water. Adriatic Sea has Its own beauty with the crystal clear water, perfect visibility and the rocky forms,caves and shipwrecks, which are worth to discover! Thank you...More

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