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Strytan Divecenter

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Reviewed May 7, 2019 via mobile

One of the best dives of my life! What an amazing place. Sævor and Erlendur were so nice and the museum at the shop was a really fun addition. I’ll be back as soon as possible!!

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank jakelampe
Trip413791, Manager at Strytan Divecenter, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Jake! Great to hear you enjoyed it! We hope you come again this summer!

Reviewed February 22, 2019 via mobile

Went diving with Strytan Divecenter for the second time and it was great again. Erlendur and Saevor are super chilled, offer a lot of information and are super fun being around. The divesites they have to offer are amazing. A lot of marine life to...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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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
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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
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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
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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

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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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