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Diving center in Kissamos

Welcome to Balos Divers

Balos Divers is a new, well organized and equipped diving center in Kissamos. With many years of experience  in dive teaching and commercial diving,  our goal is to offer the best scuba diving experience not only in the gulf of Kissamos but also in the famous nearby sights, such us Balos beach, Falasarna beach and Elafonisi beach.
Scuba diving in Kissamos - diving center in Kissamos


Check out some of our Google reviews

  • I highly recommend the incredible experience, Iakovos is an experienced instructor and makes you feel safe, the whole process from preparation to information and diving are done in a simple and understandable way

    Grigoris Koufakis

    March 2020
  • Superb and professional dive shop. Whether you have zero experience or a are a seasoned diver this is a great place to experience the underwater world of Crete. I certified Open Water and Advanced Diver at this shop and have dived dozens of times with these guys. New equipment. Iakovos runs a great shop, knows these waters like the back of his hand, and most importantly is a great guy who you can trust.

    Evan Possley

    May 2020
  • Great experience, they took care of us and put safety first. I can only recommend ! Antoine and Alice

    Antoine Louis

    May 2020
  • The instructor was very kind, friendly, a really nice guy with a lot of pacient. He provides us a lot of Informations, all the instructions for diving. For us was a very good experience, a sensation that you can’t descrive in words. The center is certifice, that is very important to know (for your safety) : all the equipment are tested and verify ( very good equipment). For us was the first time we do scuba diving, but will sure not be the last one. Great experience, great person, everything was perfect! I really recomand it!!

    Alex Gadja

    August 2020
  • Professional and knowledgeable while still friendly, funny and caring. These guys made my diving experience seamless! I had an absolute blast and felt very safe and secure with all the rental equipment. Balos Divers will make your vacation experience complete!

    Katie Ryan

    March 2020
  • We had the privilege of meeting Iakovos at Balos Divers when we went for an “Explore Diving” experience in August 2019. Iakovos is a great instructor and a very experienced diver who made sure everyone was safe and happy. I don’t think we could have been in better hands.

    Hans Gundersen

    March 2020
  • Balos Divers is a great place to get your certificate, the personal are really friendly, kind and helpful. My instructor Iakovos was very experienced and patient. He had also good humor and I had so much fun during my training time there. The prices are also very reasonable comparing to other countries. So if you ever travel to Greece and you still dont have license, don’t miss this chance!

    Amin Morshed

    March 2020

The man
the idea

Meet Iakovos

Iakovos Batsakis is a certified diver since 2004 and has instructed 8000 people since then. Moreover he has 4500 confirmed and logged dives, 280 commercial dives, 965 DCD’s, 120 open water dives, 35 advanced open water dives, 40 emergency first response dives, 25 rescue dives, 8 dive masters.
scuba diving in Kissamos - diving center in Kissamos

Contact Info

Kissamos, Chania, Crete
T: +30 6970 395 666
M: balosdivers@gmail.com
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