About Starfish Diving Malta

Providing top-notch diving experiences for over 20 years!

Welcome to Starfish Diving Malta – the ultimate diving destination on the island! Our dive centre has been providing top-notch diving experiences for over 20 years and is the sister dive centre to Dive Systems Malta – a name synonymous with quality. Located in St. Julian’s, we offer easy access to the best dive sites around the island.

Looking to learn how to dive? Or want to take your diving skills to the next level? We’ve got you covered! Our experienced instructors offer PADI Recreational Diving Courses in a variety of languages, including English, Estonian, French & Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Russian, and Finnish. We cater to divers of all levels – from beginners to instructors.
Looking to explore the beautiful underwater world around the Maltese Islands? Join us on our daily diving trips to some of the island’s most stunning dive sites, as well as Gozo and Comino. You’ll get to witness the diverse marine life and unique underwater landscapes, including wrecks, caves, and stunning reefs.
With new management since 2021, we’re dedicated to providing you with a personalized service and an unforgettable experience. So join us at Starfish Diving Malta and let us take you on a dive adventure you won’t forget!
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Meet Our Dive Team

Marco Marzio
Centre Manager & PADI Staff Instructor

Marco is a PADI Staff Instructor from Italy and speaks English, Spanish, and Italian.
“Through my travels, I worked in fantastic countries like Indonesia, Egypt, the Caribbean, Italy and many other amazing places. I am a dynamic and smiling person. I am now the director of the Starfish Diving Malta, and I am happy to transfer my experience to all of you, and make your experience unique.

Tiit Krutob
PADI Course Director, EFRI

Tiit is a PADI Course Director from Estonia and speaks Estonian, English, Russian & Finnish.
“For more than 25 years ago I was the first PADI instructor in Estonia. I have been working in Estonia, Cyprus, Egypt, Thailand and now more than a decade in Malta. I am calm by nature but passionate about diving. I can teach you many aspects of diving and I would love to share with you my love to the ocean and to amazing Maltese diving environment.”

Jean Pradal

Jean is a French PADI and EFR Instructor, and speaks English and French.
“I speak French and English. I’ve been diving for almost 10 years, and my love of diving brought me to discover the Indian Ocean, Indonesia, Caribbean, as well as the Atlantic and Mediterranean Sea. As a passionate diver, I am looking forward to showing you the beautiful and exceptional diving sites of Malta.”

Luis Boaventura
PADI Staff Instructor

Luis is from Cape Verde and speaks Portuguese, English, French, Spanish, Italian & German. 

I have been guiding and teaching scuba diving for more than a decade in different places like Sal, Boavista, Lanzarote, Mykonos, Zanzibar, Crete, Germany and now Malta. I’m a patient & passionate teacher and look forward to sharing my passion for the underwater world with you.

Geoffrey Chaineux
PADI Instructor & Tec Diver

Geoffrey is a Belgian Instructor and speaks English and French.
“I’ve already worked in France, Greece, and Comoros. Sharing my knowledge and guiding divers through this absolutely beautiful world is for me more than a passion”


Operating for over 20 years


Happy Divers Every Year


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“Experience the difference with our core values.”

Your safety is our top priority. Rest assured that Starfish Diving is fully insured by DAN (Divers Alert Network), licensed by the Malta Tourism Authority (MTA), and proud members of the PDSA (Professional Diving School Association). We are also honored to hold the prestigious status of being a PADI 5 Star IDC centre and TDI centre, guaranteeing the highest standards of excellence in diver training.
So, whether you’re a seasoned diver seeking new adventures or a curious soul ready to take the plunge into the underwater world, Starfish Diving Malta is here to make your diving experience truly unforgettable. Join us and dive into a world of excitement, beauty, and endless possibilities.

We are a proud Cressi Dive Centre, meaning we only use the best quality gear to ensure your safety, comfort and enjoyment during your dive. Whether you’re interested in wreck diving, deep-diving, night diving, or boat diving, we have a package that caters to your every wish.

Boat Dives & Charters

We arrange regular boat dives to many of the great dive sites around Malta, Comino and Gozo. With a variety of boat options, we can also arrange private dive and leisure charters.

Simo is a new dive boat or pleasure charter which is serving diving schools and non diving guests. The 38 foot boat has been designed and equipped to offer the best service possible to passengers. With a cruising speed of 14 knots Simo can take you quickly to a dive site. The charter includes a Skipper who is also a Diving Instructor & First Aid instructor, Fuel, First Aid Kit, Oxygen Kit, Fishfinder, GPS, VHF, Toilet, Tea/Coffee, Fridge, Shower, Dry area and all the necessary Safety Equipment.

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Our Services & Facilities

At Starfish Diving, we are dedicated to delivering unparalleled diving experiences that cater to divers of all levels and interests. Whether you’re a recreational diver seeking thrilling underwater explorations or a technical diver craving the depths of the unknown, we have everything you need to make your diving dreams a reality.

Starfish Diving Malta is Ideally Located, Close to All the Action!

We are at the water’s edge, directly below the Marina Hotel Corinthia Beach Resort, in the close vicinity of Corinthia Hotel St. George’s Bay, and the Radisson Blu Resort in St. Julian’s. We are conveniently located and easily accessible from all parts of the island.

Once a quaint fishing village centered around a small bay, St. Julian’s has since become a bustling tourist destination while still retaining its authentic charm. Visitors to St. Julian’s can enjoy a variety of accommodations, including some of Malta’s finest restaurants, bars, nightclubs, shopping centers, and cinemas.

Directions to Starfish Diving

From St. George’s Bay beach, keep the sea to your right and head towards the Corinthia Marina hotel.

Once you pass PWS (Pembroke Water Sports) on your right, you’ll see a gate and a descent that leads towards the sea. Follow the descent and you’ll have arrived at Starfish Diving Centre.

Opening Hours

Opening Hours

Summer hours (May-October)

8:30 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. (7 days a week)

Off-season hours (November-April)

8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. (Monday-Saturday)

Special arrangements can be made for night dives, Sundays and public holidays.

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What we offer

Recreational Courses

Starfish Diving Malta offers all Recreational Level courses, from the beginner level up to technical divers and instructors. Our professional instructor team will help you to develop and be a better diver wherever you start.

Technical Courses

We teach in TDI and PADI systems. Sidemount courses, TDI Advanced Wreck, and PADI Tec Instructor courses are also available. Our Tec Team can accommodate all your needs getting the next level in your technical diving career.

Professional Courses

Dive Holiday Packages

Recreational Diving

Join our experienced instructors and see some of the best dive sites in the Mediterranean around Malta, Gozo and Comino.

Technical Diving

There are many great technical diving destinations around the world, and Malta is definitely one of them!

Freediver Courses

Guided Freediving Tours