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Malta Dive Centre - Malta, Gozo and Comino, Mediterranean

The Malta Dive Centre is a multi diving agency school with over 40 years of experience. A family run business offering excellent standards of service from novice divers to advanced technical divers. A BSAC Centre of Excellence, PADI Dive Centre and 5 Star Career Development Centre and TDI course centre.

In the St Paul’s Bay Area on the north Malta coast.

The centre offers a complete range of introductory scuba diving lessons and full PADI and BSAC courses, speciality courses and daily diving excursions around the three Islands of Malta, Gozo and Comino. Quality diving equipment, compressors, vehicles with modern, well-maintained dive boats. A professional team of fully qualified instructors (rather than Divemaster interns or trainees) lead excursions and courses.

The Dive Shop is large, fully air conditioned and very well-stocked. Choose from a wide range of brands at some of the lowest prices in Europe. Right next doord the Centre is air conditioned, studio apartments, purpose-built for divers, which has an area set aside to wash and hang your gear.

Dive Courses
PADI Courses:  Try Dive, Discover Scuba Diving, Scuba Diver, Upgrade to Open Water Diver, Open Water Diver, Open Water dives only, Private Open Water, Advanced OPW, EFR, Rescue and Divemaster. Speciality courses: Night, Deep, Wreck, U/W Navigator, Boat, Multilevel, S&R, U/W Naturalist, Nitrox, U/W Photographyer, Equipment Specialist, Dry Suit (own suit required), PPD, Cavern Diver, O2 Provide (no diving), DSAT Tec Basic Speciality, Drager 'Dolphin'.

BSAC Courses: Ocean Diver, Ocean Diver dives only, Sports Diver, Sports referral, Diveleader Part 1 & 2 and complete.


Price from

PADI Open Water

from £289

PADI Advanced Open Water

from £200

BSAC Ocean Diver from £309
BSAC Sports Diver from £309

Additional Certification fees,  course manuals and Divemaster registration are payable at the Dive centre. 

Dive Packages
Rental dive packages for 10, 12, 15 & 18 Litre 7 days packs from £75. Rental services include pony tank, Oxygen therapy equipment and O2 refill equipment by the day. Nitrox 32% to any other mix under 40% available. Sofnolime 2.5kg available.


Price from

6 Shore Dive Pack 

from £169

10 Shore Dive Pack 

from £260

 Dive Trips available to Comino, Gozo and Comino plus night dives.

Fact File

Diving Conditions

House Reef Shore Diving Boat Diving Liveaboard Wreck Diving Tech Diving






Best Time: April to October.

Average Air temps: 10-15°C (winter) and 21-30°C (summer).

Average Water temps: 15-17°C (Dec-April),18-25°C (May-Nov).

Visibility: 5-100m (Jan-June)
Up to 200m (July - December)

Top Dive Sites:
Malta - The Wreck of the 'Um el Faroud', HMS Maori, Imperial Eage, HM Stubborn submarine & Bristol Blenheim bomber & rare HMS Hellespont, paddle steamer.
Gozo - Karwela wreck, Blue Hole, Reqqa Point shore dive, Double Arch reef near 
Camino - Cominotto Reef, Comino Caves, Lantern Point & Blue Lagoon.

Great Reasons to Dive in Malta, Gozo & Comino

  • First class BSAC & PADI dive centres.
  • Diving for all levels.
  • World War II wrecks
  • Artificial reefs, walls & caverns.
  • Clear waters for underwater photography.
  • Technical DSAT, TDI & Rebreather diving.
  • Caters well for groups.


Dive Holidays Sportif

Sportif Dive is a specialist tour operator offering a wide range of diving holidays all over the world. Our choice of destinations is extensive from established locations in the Red Sea, Maldives, Caribbean and the Far East to the exotic and unusual such as Rodrigues Island in the Indian Ocean, Wakatobi, Truk, Palau, South America & the Pacific. Whether you are looking to for a Learn to Dive course, group expedition or trip of a lifetime we can help. With over 30 years experience and a personal approach, we can advise on the ideal location to suit your needs, at a price to suit your budget.

Our extensive knowledge of the destinations means we can recommend the right location for you. Our diving centres are selected for their excellent standards of service and safety. Whatever your priority, whether starting out or wishing to dive a technically challenging site we can recommend a range of options offering the best diving for when you wish to travel. We can organise all your travel arrangements for you, pre-book equipment and diving packages in advance to maximise your time when you get there.

As an independent tour operator, we select only the hotels, liveaboards and diving centres that offer the best standards and quality of service but at the right price. Without the overheads of a large mass market operator, we can offer the best value diving holidays often with great discounts and special offers.

Our consultants have many years experience in travel and are divers. They are able to closely match your needs and take time to recommend from a carefully selected range of accommodation and diving packages. With first hand knowledge, they are passionate about diving and travel and providing the perfect holiday for you.

Sportif also have a specialist multisport division offering instruction and rental packages for windsurfing, kitesurfing and surfing. Our specialist centres are located in some of our diving resorts, often minutes from the Dive Centre for easy coordination of activities. Packages offered included taster and learn to right through to intensive coaching weeks up to expert level. Children can start from 8 years.

Sportif Dive are an ATOL bonded operator which means that every element of your holiday is secure. With the worry of disruption to your holiday plans from weather disruption or airline failure you can be sure that we will be there to help every step of the way.