Exploring the water depths on the locality of “Bay of the bones” a bronze age, lake-dwelling prehistoric settlement found on the shores of the lake, is an incredible adventure, that can leave you breathless (not literally, of course :) Trust the guidance of our experienced instructors and surrender yourself to the archaeological treasures, great number of ceramic pots and other artifacts found at the bottom of the lake, telling a story of a civilization IV millennium ago.
Location: Ohrid - Underwater Museum "Plocha Michov Grad" in Gradiste
Duration: 1 day
Group Size: min. 1
Departure point: Ohrid
Tour technical difficulty: This activity can be modified to suit all levels: beginners, advanced divers and mixed groups
The tour includes: Lecture on diving and snorcking – introduction to basics & safety measures, diving instructions – professional guidance, diving equipment, underwater photos, diploma.
Necessary equipment: all diving equipment will be provided on site
Price per person: On request and depending of the number of participants
09:00 Arrival on site – The Bay of the Bones
The Bay of the Bones – Plocha Michov Grad is an exceptional archaeological complex, which is one of a kind in the region. It is an authentic reconstruction erected in 2008 of a part of the pile-dwelling settlement, dating back between 1200 and 700 BC.
The Roman fortress is connected with the settlement in order tourists and visitors to be given an extraordinary opportunity to experience time travel, from prehistoric to ancient times and vice versa.
10:00 Introduction to diving techniques
Lecture on how to dive and snorke – introduction to basic rules & safety measures. Learn everything you have to know about the diving gear, how to use the equipment, how to empty the mask.
10:30 Preparing the equipment
10:50 Scuba Discovery – 2 dives
A unique opportunity to dive in depth of 5-6 meters in the Ohrid Lake and see the remains of the prehistoric settlement. You will be escorted by a professional and experienced instructor for diving who will lead you to the underwater archaeological site. Check of diving skills in water to provide relevant picture of diving level qualifications and readiness to fit and continue with diving within the frames of the Diving Centre. Learn to dive in a simple and interesting way following the program and standards of Scuba Schools International and acquire internationally recognized certificate for diving.
Option*: Specialty Diver
Program for the diver for specialty provides upgrade of the diver’s knowledge and skills
With the option of one or multi specialties of the programs offered by SSI – system of training, the diver can select one or multi SSI specialties as: night diving, underwater photography, deep diving, navigation or some other optional specialty, it is up to him to make his own choice. The course comprise of 3 specialist diving, theoretical part and final exam for each specialty.
14:00 Certificate awarding