|The Poseidon Diving Centre is located directly inside of the Bahia hotel – close to the fine sanded beach of the small bay of Cala Santandria – only 10 meters away from the sea and only 30 meters far away from the diving boats. That means: No long carriages of the tanks and the equipment. The Diving Centre manager, Dieter Payonk, has a long term experience in the Mediterranean Sea and is guiding most of the dives.|
|As a CMAS Course Director Instructor**** he has a lot of knowledge about diving which he is teaching with a lot of enthusiasm and a good piece of fun to his students. We are an international Diving Centre and we are accepting nearly all well known diving certificates like: CMAS, BSAC, PADI, SSI and so on; as well we are an instructor training centre of the CMAS Germany. We are educating divers, from the basic certificate up to all Instructor levels of the CMAS system and up to the Divemaster level of the PADI system.|
Once a year also Diving Instructor examinations are taking part in our Diving Centre as required.
Education and advanced training to the specialties "diving safety and rescue", "underwater navigator", "cave diving", "night diving" and "group leading" is always possible, more courses on request.
Training with CMAS standards: Open Water Diver, Advanced Open Water Diver, Rescue Diver and Divemaster as well different kind of specialties.
Important: A medical statement is obligatory for taking part at the diving activities ! Download here
Diving Centre equipment: A very comfortable and stable Diving boat with a length of 9 meter with marine telephone, fish finder, GPS and navigation instruments. Oxygen emergency case on board. additional boat for education of beginners. 2 “Bauer” K 14 compressors, 30 complete diving equipments, new 12 and 15 litre steel tanks with double valves DIN and INT system, BCD´s, regulators with octopus system, underwater torches, technical service and workshop. Authorized dealer for “Cressi” diving equipment and “Kowalski” underwater torches.Own diving equipment can be stored in the Centre. 2 dive trips daily, additional night dives as well. Depending on the weather conditions we can reach up to 40 different dive spots by boat.
Due to cooperation with other diving centres we have the possibility to dive from the shore in case of bad weather conditions (storm) at the wind protected side of the island. The underwater world of Menorca does not only provide the usual sea life like scorpion fishs, murrays, conger eels, octopussy and shrimps – during the months of may and june you can meet also sting rays and different kind of cancers. The highlight of all dives is the cave of Pont de´n Gil, the entrance is in a depth of 10 meters beyond the sea level. Inside you can surface inside of a big air bubble and you can explore stalagtits and stalagmites in the light shine of the underwater torches. An additional highlight for divers is the wreck of the “Malakoff”, which you can find in a depth between 36 and 40 metres.
Duration of the boat trips to the dive spots is between 5 and 75 minutes. The 10, 12 and 15 litre tanks of the diving centre are equipped with double valves for DIN and INT regulators as well.