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| Hjalteyri Village, Akureyri 600, Iceland
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Reviewed November 24, 2018

This was an incredibly fun dive. I truly enjoyed diving with Erlendur , he had a great attitude and demeanor which made the drives to and from the dive site seem quick and fun. He was extremely knowledgeable about diving and in particular the area...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank ThomasTek
Reviewed November 7, 2018

This dive centre is small friendly and unique in my experience of dive centre. I travelled with 2 Icelandic dive friends of mine who dive here regularly throughout the season. Although it was early in the year and snow was still on the ground we...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank StevieBoyH
Reviewed October 31, 2018

While visiting North Iceland for the first time (though our 4th trip to Iceland) we considered a number of different options for whale watching. We are very glad we arranged a trip with Erlander! We originally planned to snorkel, and although we went out on...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Chris C
Reviewed October 25, 2018

We did two dives with Erlander and both of them were more than we could expect. After second dive, we went whale watching as we were lucky! more than 10 of them around us at the time and I could even go for a swim...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank antstern
Trip413791, Manager at Strytan Divecenter, responded to this reviewResponded November 7, 2018

Hi Ants, Great to hear from you again! It is great you enjoyed it and we hope that Dive.is is willing to let you have some breaks to come diving with us again. My best regards, Sævör Dagný

Reviewed October 2, 2018

This is a PADI 5 Star facility located in a remote area of Iceland. People come from around the world to dive here. You wont be greeted by a fancy store but you will be met with an incredibly competent, knowledgeable and accommodating staff. The...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Lyndy B
Reviewed September 28, 2018 via mobile

This dive shop is run perfectly and the experience is one of a kind. The owner and dive instructor were friendly and informative about this very uniqur area. Highly recommend this dive shop, though I hope it remains a hidden gem.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank DaleM370
Trip413791, Manager at Strytan Divecenter, responded to this reviewResponded November 7, 2018

Hi Dale, Thank you for your review! It is great you enjoyed it and we are happy to hear back from you. We hope it will remain a little gem as well. Wish you all the best. My best regards, Sævör

Reviewed September 17, 2018 via mobile

If you are looking for some exceptional cold water diving, Strytan offers something unique. The ability to dive on the only geothermal vent that is accessible to scuba divers. The shop is efficient with fast zodiac boats to get you to and from the dive...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank gl0baltraveler
Trip413791, Manager at Strytan Divecenter, responded to this reviewResponded November 7, 2018

Thank you for your review! It is great to hear how much you enjoyed it and we're very happy we managed to give you an unique experience. We hope you'll manage to come with us again to dive! Wish you all the best. My best...More

Reviewed September 11, 2018

I would highly recommend going whale watching with them, and to first visit this place apart from all other tourist attractions. We came here by accident because we took the wrong turn, but it turned out to be the most blessed decision one could ever...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank AmaijaMaija
Trip413791, Manager at Strytan Divecenter, responded to this reviewResponded November 7, 2018

Thank you so much for your response! It is great to receive your review and we are happy we managed to make your wrong turn worth while! We hope you manage to come back to us later on and that you enjoyed the rest of...More

Reviewed July 16, 2018 via mobile

SKIP WHALE WATCHING, GO SWIM W/THEM W/ ELI!!! Me and my brother had the best time of our lives! Would highly recommend it to anyone looking to get in touch with nature. Eli and her daughter were extremely friendly since the very first time. At...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Roger V
Sævör Dagný E, Manager at Strytan Divecenter, responded to this reviewResponded July 23, 2018

Hi Roger, It is great to hear that you enjoyed it so much! I can't wait to have you back! I'll get those videos to you today ;)

Reviewed June 24, 2018

Spent a great weekend here with my family while I did my advanced open water certificate. The staff are very friendly and are extremely knowledgeable about the local dive sites. The dives were amazing, the geology is unique and you won´t see anything like it...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank jimmy_the_fisch
Sævör Dagný E, Manager at Strytan Divecenter, responded to this reviewResponded July 23, 2018

Hi Jim, Thank you for your response. It was a pleasure diving with you and teaching you! We hope we get to see you and your family soon again!

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It's a great dive center, but they are very specific on the skills a person needs. They require dry suit certification (and recommend 10 dry suit dives). They let me go with only 4 dry suit dives, but were observing my... More
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