Amazing Scuba Diving in Greece

Prior to 2006, scuba diving was restricted in Greece. Nowadays, the regulation for diving  is smoother, thus a large number of diving sites are open in order to be discovered!

Photo Courtesy of: http://www.wannadive.net/spot/Europe/Greece/photo/index.html

 

Diving in the Greek islands is unique. There are lots of artifacts on the bottom of the sea as well as wrecks, caverns, reefs etc. The most popular islands for diving are: Crete, Mykonos, Kythnos, Corfu, Lesvos, Chios, Zakynthos or Zante, Naxos, Paros, Lefkas, Santorini and some areas outside Attica.

The life underwater is rich. You will find different species while diving. For the big stuff, you should dive around Galaxidi, the Gulf of Corinth where you can meet dolphins and turtles. 

Here are some places you can enjoy diving in Greece: 

Mykonos: Prasonissia,  Peloponissos Wreck from 1930s, Dragonisi Island Caverns

Naxos: Baufighter Wreck (torpedo bomber from World War II), The Arado 196 German

Seaplane, The Dome.

Santorini: Nea Kameni, The Caves etc.

Crete: Messrschmitt Wreck, El Greco Cave, Deadalos etc.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>