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With many of the traditional western leisure pursuits not being available in Libya, having a full and active social life often requires creativity and a little bit of reinvention.  Catering to young and old, you will be bound to find a course to suit you.  If you’ve never tried scuba diving, maybe this is the time.  It’s right on your doorstep!


Arebi Diving Centre

Arebi diving centre is the longest established dive school in Tripoli-Libya and although it has grown in size since 1994, it is proud to maintain its reputation as professional, friendly and helpful. They cater for experienced and novice divers, the complete beginner, singles or groups and welcome non-divers on all of their dive trips (space permitting).

Arebi Diving center is open all year round. There are two local dives per day, plus weekly day trips to the wrecks, offering a wide choice for divers of all levels of ability. Shore dives are also available.

Where: Hai Al Andalus

Open: All year round.

Postal address: P.O. Box 5735, Tripoli, Libya

Contact (Tel): +218 91 320-1089

Contact (Fax): +218 21 333-0981

Email: info@diveinlibya.com

Website: http://www.diveinlibya.com/index.html

PuraVida Wind and Water Sports

Those interested in a wide range of watersports might want to pay a visit to PuraVida Wind & Water Sports.  Established in 2010 it is the first kite surfing shop in Libya located in the heart of Tripoli.  Along with the shop PuraVida is operating a Kite Surfing School with experienced IKO Certified Instructors.  PuraVida cater to outdoor watersports, be it kiteboarding, windsurfing, wakeboarding, Stand Up Paddle Boarding to name a few. Fueled by a passion for kiteboarding and armed with a wide array of combined skills, they have established an elite crew and a world-class kiteboarding center in Libya.

Where: Back of Zarka Alyamama nr.1 (in front of KIA Service), Tripoli.

Contact (Tel): +218 91 3258434  or +218 91 3292884

Email: info@puravidalibya.com

Website: www.puravidalibya.com

Scuba Libya

Within the Janzour Tourist Village located in the west of Tripoli is Scuba Libya, a Professional Association of Diving Instructors Diving Centre.  Scuba Libya was established in Libya in 2003.

With multilingual diving instructors (English, French and Arabic), Scuba Libya offer swimming and diving courses for children and adults starting from Bubblemaker for kids up to ‘Dive Master’, as well as Introduction Dives for people who want to try out diving.

The Janzour Tourist Village also has two swimming pools, including one for small children, and is located on the sea front.  The beach is long and generally uncluttered with rubbish.  Expats are able to swim here freely in regular swimming costume, however it is important to note that Libyans also use the beach so extra cover such as a t-shirt may be preferable.

Where: Within the Janzour Tourist Village.

Open: Daily between May and October. 

Contact (Tel): +218 91 318 6428

Email: naser@scubalibya.com

Website: www.scubalibya.com.

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