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Strytan Divecenter

#4 of 9 Boat Tours & Water Sports in Akureyri Features Animals
| Hjalteyri Village, Akureyri 600, Iceland
+354 862 2949
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Strytan Mermaids

Strytan Divecenter has amazing and wonderful and unique dives to offer adventurous divers. The... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Theo H
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Belmont, California
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Cold water diving

Diving in iceland? Are you nuts? Yes and it was amazing! We did two dives at Strytan. The first was... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Siert A
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| Hjalteyri Village, Akureyri 600, Iceland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Strytan Divecenter has amazing and wonderful and unique dives to offer adventurous divers. The sites are less than ten minutes from the dive center. Their gear is brand new and reliable, their staff helpful and informative, and the setting in the bay very relaxing from...More

1  Thank Theo H
Sævör Dagný E, Manager at Strytan Divecenter, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you Theo! It was great to have you here and we loved diving with you! We hope that you'll come back to us soon and do some more dives with us! Have a great time travelling around Iceland! Love from everyone at Strýtan x

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Diving in iceland? Are you nuts? Yes and it was amazing! We did two dives at Strytan. The first was to experience cold water (protip: it is cold, but not in the drysuit) just outside the dive center. After Carlos took us to the museum...More

Thank Siert A
Sævör Dagný E, Manager at Strytan Divecenter, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you Siert for your review! It was great to have you guys here and we hope that you enjoyed your stay with us and in Iceland! We hope that you come back soon and you'll be able to dive Strýtan with us and enjoy...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Erlendur Bogason is an amazing guide, arms length from the whales and he is very knowledgeable about the area and about whales in general. We will be back to do more with Erlendur, one of a kind! ❤❤

Thank Húni H
Sævör Dagný E, Manager at Strytan Divecenter, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you Húni! We are excited to have you back and hope it's going to be soon!

Reviewed 9 April 2017

Great friendly and helpful people. I have dived for 30 years all over the world and this is not one to miss. Tough because of the water temp but the people running it are top drawer and will make your experience as easy as possible....More

Thank Tony H
Sævör Dagný E, Manager at Strytan Divecenter, responded to this reviewResponded 16 April 2017

Hi Tony and thank you for your review! It was great diving with you and meeting you and we hope to dive with you again soon! Our best regards!

Reviewed 29 March 2017

I can't even begin to write how amazing my experiences were with Erlendur, his daughter, Saevor, and his dog, Aries. They are so friendly, easy going, and entertaining I could've spent my entire vacation with them. My friend and I went to Akureyri specifically to...More

Thank Allyson R
Sævör Dagný E, Manager at Strytan Divecenter, responded to this reviewResponded 31 March 2017

Hi Allyson! It's great to hear your review and we're excited to have you back to dive with us! We had an amazing time with you and we hope to see you again as soon as possible! My best regards

Reviewed 16 February 2017

My buddy and I spent a fantastic day, diving with Erlendur. The sun was high in the sky, the wolf fish were out and the life on the vents was astounding. From crabs to tiny nudibranchs, anemones to tiny copepods I was fascinated by all...More

Thank Tiare B
Sævör Dagný E, Manager at Strytan Divecenter, responded to this reviewResponded 23 March 2017

Hi Tiare, It was great to have you over and I was supposed to give you a super greeting from my dad and he hopes very much that you'll be joining us soon again!

Reviewed 24 October 2016

I was there in May 2016, diving the hydrothermal vents was amazing and if you go, you have to dive them at least twice each to experience them properly. We also got to see Humpback whales. Some very friendly Wolf fish. A unique experience. Erlendur...More

Thank Hools M
Sævör Dagný E, Manager at Strytan Divecenter, responded to this reviewResponded 25 October 2016

Thank you so much for your reply! I'm happy my father showed you a good time and I hope Stefanie did too, she gets a little to friendly though sometimes. We hope to get to see you again and dive with you.

Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

My husband and I are avid divers and stopped in to talk to Erlendur. While we didn't actually dive with him, it was fascinating to check out the items he's collected and hear about Strytan. We also took a dip in the hot pot, which...More

Thank mcbinz
Sævör Dagný E, Manager at Strytan Divecenter, responded to this reviewResponded 18 April 2017

It was great to meet you and we hope that one day you can join us for a dive here in Iceland and on the chimneys.

Reviewed 31 August 2016

Father and daughter - Sævör and Erlendur, have teamed up to provide divers with a unique venture, diving on a PROTECTED Dive site - Strytan and Arnarnesstry, in Eyjafjordur. Erlendur is passionate about protecting this very unique site, and along with his daughter Sævör ,...More

1  Thank debwarrensmith
Sævör Dagný E, Manager at Strytan Divecenter, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2016

Thank you Deb! It was so nice to have you around and we really hope that you can come to us again and dive the big Strýtan and even more places that we have. It was fantastic to meet you!

Reviewed 26 August 2016

We stayed for two days as part of a company diving trip (Scuba Iceland) and had a great time. The location is perfect, right on the edge of the Fjord, and it was nice to dive off a RIB again. The hydrothermal vents are like...More

1  Thank rdevanney
Sævör Dagný E, Manager at Strytan Divecenter, responded to this reviewResponded 27 August 2016

Thanks for your review! I'm glad you enjoyed it! Hopefully you come soon to dive with us again!

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briantN1108OF
Have never had a dry suit dive. Is this suitable? Also, have not had any dive in about 20 yrs. Will be in Iceland May21-25. Thanks! Briant
10 May 2016|
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Response from dsaroff | Reviewed this property |
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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