Diving center Hippocampus

Diving courses and scuttled ship exploration

Hippocampus Istria

Discover Scuba Diving
Do you want to dive without embarking on a course, then this is perfect for you! A Diving Instructor will take you on a nice easy dive in a small group to a maximum depth of 6 meters and show you the wonderful, fascinating underwater world! Learn what wearing scuba equipment feels like and how easy it is to move around underwater while wearing it. Find out what it’s like to breathe underwater and learn whether you can be comfortable there. You can learn some basic skills and safety rules that will carry over to your full scuba certification course when you are ready take the next step.
Minimum Age: 10 Years old
Duration: 1.5 to 2 hours

PADI Scuba Diver
The first certification, that allows you to dive for the rest of your life! It takes only three days to get you this far get a certification card at the end of it! It allows you to dive anywhere in the world with an Instructor up to 12 meters. It is also the first part of the Open Water Diver Course and whenever you like you can complete the rest of the course and become and Open Water Diver.
Minimum Age: 10 Years old
Duration: 2.5 to 3 days

PADI Open Water Diver
If you want to learn to scuba dive, take a PADI Open Water Diver course, the most widely recognized and respected diving certification in the world and you'll have the freedom to dive with a buddy independent of a professional.Within a few days, you can be enjoying the underwater world. This exciting step by step course is a qualification for life to a depth of 18 meters. With this certification you can dive anywhere in the world and get to know new dives places with your buddy!
Minimum age: 10 Years old
Duration: 4 - 5 Days

PADI Adventure Diver
Don’t have enough time for the Advanced Course? The Adventure Diver course is ideal for those that want to get out and do some more diving under instruction after completing the Open Water Diver course. After your three (3) dives, you'll be more experienced, feel more comfortable in the water. This is ideal for just qualified Open Water Diver to gain more experience under supervision. The Adventure Course gives you the possibility to build on your existing dive knowledge! You can choose from any 3 dives from the Specialty Courses and the theory that goes with it. Once completed you have the next Certification!
Minimum age: 10 Years old
Duration: 1 - 2 Days

PADI Advanced Open Water Diver
As you step beyond the PADI Open Water Diver level, you make five dives and have the opportunity to try some of diving’s most rewarding and useful specialty activities, such as deep diving, navigation, underwater photography, wreck diving and much more. These skills make diving much more than underwater sightseeing. The Advanced Open Water Course brings you one step further. This course consists of 5 dives and 1 theory lecture for each. You can chose 3 dives from the Specialty Dives that we offer, but you must do Deep diving and Navigation as a requirement of the course.
Minimum age: 10 Years old
Duration: 2 - 3 Days (5 Dives and Theory)

PADI Rescue Diver
In your underwater diving adventures what if things don’t go to plan, what do you do? To handle an emergency situation correctly is not that easy, but we can show you how it works! You will learn a wide range of skills including; self rescue, recognizing and managing stress in other divers, emergency management and equipment, rescuing panicked divers and rescuing unresponsive divers. You can begin this course once you have completed the Advanced Open Water Diver certification. Be trained and current for first aid and CPR within the previous two years.
Minimum age: 15 Years old
Duration: 4 days

Emergency First Response (EFR- prva pomoć)
The EFR course, a 1 – 1 ½-day medic first aid program, is a prerequisite for Rescue Diver certification. It is also internationally recognized as a valid first aid qualification by non-diving organizations.
Minimum age: 18 years old
Duration: 1 - 1.5 days

PADI Dive Master
The first step into the Dive Business! You learn how to guide people, assist in courses, and decide upon and show examples of dive skills. Becoming a Dive Master means that you have acquired significant training and experience in a variety of dive environments.
Minimum age: 18 Years old
Duration: 3 - 5 Weeks

PADI Specialties
We offer a variety of thrilling and interesting diving specialities like Deep dive, Wreck dive, Underwater navigation, Peak Performance Buoyancy etc.