Dive Sites

Dive Sites
Wreck in Kolympari

Map Location 02

Diver level:  Discover Scuba divers, Scuba diver, Open water diver.
Type: Boat Dive
Max depth: 8m
Course depth: 01-08m
Visibility: > 30m
Average water temperature: 17C-28C depend the season.
Point of interest:
DSD,  Refreshing dive
Description:
Commercial boat that used to transport ceramic.
There, exist three anchors, two of them are obvious and one that it’s half is outside the sand. The shallow water and the close distance from the harbor of Kolympari make it an easy . It is recommended for new divers for their second dive.

 

Afrata Beginners

Map Location 02

Diver level: Discover Scuba divers, Scuba Divers, Open water diver,Nitrox Diver.
Type: Sort Dive
Max depth: 18m
Course depth: 01-12m
Visibility: > 30m
Average water temperature: 17C-28C depend the season.
Point of interest:
DSD, Refreshing dive,Reef dive ,Photography, Marine biology, Lobster, Spanish lobster, sponges.
Description: Very nice dive place for beginners with small cave and reefs.

Afrata

Map Location: 02
Type: Boat Dive
Diver level:
Open water diver, AdvancedNitrox Diver, Deep diver
Max depth: 25m
Course depth: 08-25m
Visibility: > 30m
Average water temperature: 17C-28C depend the season.
Point of interest:
Reef dive ,Photography, Marine biology, Lobster, Spanish lobster
Description: 
Very nice dive place for beginners with small cave and reefs.

 

Afrata Night Dive

Map Location: 02
Type:
Sort Dive
Diver level:
Open water diver, AdvancedNitrox Diver, Night Dive
Max depth: 12m
Course depth: 02-15m
Visibility: > 30m
Average water temperature:  17C-28C depend the season.
Point of interest:
Reef dive ,Photography, Marine biology, Lobster, Spanish lobster, sponges
Description: 
It’s great to be able to get close to the 100% of marine life. A lot of them are come into life at night! The flora and fauna is waiting for us to explore it.  What we need is to have the appropriate dive guides and respect of the environment.
We can do it together!! Come and get to know with us the most marine organisms at the bay of Chania. And why not, obtain the specialty of night diving!

 

 

Groupers

Map Location: 02
Type: Boat Dive
Diver level:
Open water diver, AdvancedNitrox Diver, Deep diver
Max depth: 30m
Course depth:
02-22m
Visibility: >
30m
Average water temperature: 17C-28C depend the season.
Point of interest:
Photography, Marine biology, Reef Dive.
Description: 
Nests of rocks for breams, o blades but mainly for the species of groupers. Small and large fishes will pay attention to us and define their space in beautiful reefs. A spectacular diving!

 

Monokerate

Map Location: 03
Type:
Boat Dive
Diver level:
Open water diver, AdvancedNitrox Diver, Deep diver
Max depth: 35m
Course depth: 02-25m
Visibility: > 20m
Average water temperature: 17C-28C depend the season.
Point of interest:
Photography, Marine biology, Reef Dive.
Description: 
Clusters of rocks, with sponges and soft corals, which will lead to a great wall at 18 meters. We will meet lobsters, groups of breams and depending on the season, we shall see groupers and European barracudas.
In our return we will find rocks that have created small caves and at end our diving we find ourselves in an amazing stretch of sand and rocks where we can shoot our photos.

KIOUPI

Map Location : 04
Type:
Boat Dive
Diver level:
Open water diver, AdvancedNitrox Diver, Deep diver
Max depth: 35m
Course depth: 02-25m
Visibility: Good
Average water temperature: 17C-28C depend the season.
Point of interest:
Photography, Marine biology, Little archaeological pieces
Description: 
A mysterious new dive site, which hides many surprises…one of those is the meeting with our past…underwater and ancient…

Love Bay

Map Location : 05
Type:
Boat Dive
Diver level:
Open water diver, Scuba Diver, Advanced,  Nitrox Diver.
Max depth: 35m
Course depth: 02-25m
Visibility: > 20m
Average water temperature: 17C- 28C depend the season.
Point of interest:
Photography, Marine biology, Reef Dive.
Description: 
We dive in one of the most beautiful bays of the peninsula of Rodopos. By starting from shallow waters, we will be amazed by the colors of the wall we visit. Sponges, soft corals, dusky spine foots, white sea-breams and pelagic fishes such as amber-jacks will follow our bubbles. The feed of sea turtles, jellyfish, will always be with us.

Love Bay Deep

Map Location : 05
Type:
Boat Dive
Diver level:
Open water diver, Advanced, Deep diver, Nitrox Diver.
Max depth: 35m
Course depth: 02-30m
Visibility: > 20m
Average water temperature: 17C- 28C depend the season.
Point of interest:
Photography, Marine biology, Reef Dive.
Description: 
We dive in one of the most beautiful bays of the peninsula of Rodopos. By starting from shallow waters, we will be amazed by the colors of the wall we visit. Sponges, soft corals, dusky spine foots, white sea-breams and pelagic fishes such as amber-jacks will follow our bubbles. The feed of sea turtles, jellyfish, will always be with us.

 

Small Cheronisi

Map Location : 06
Type:
Boat Dive
Diver level:
Open water diver, Advanced, Deep diver, Nitrox Diver.
Max depth: 35m
Course depth: 02-30m
Visibility: > 20m
Average water temperature: 17C- 28C depend the season.
Point of interest:
Photography, Marine biology, Reef Dive, Deep dive
Description: 
The dive starts from shallow water of 4-5 meters and can reach up to 35 meters. The old engine of a fishing boat at the beginning of our dive gives signs that there are fish. A stony wall moves towards the depth, full of holes that find shelter lobsters and eels!

 

Love Cave

Map Location : 06
Type:
Boat Dive
Diver level: Scuba diver, 
Open water diver, Advanced, Deep diver, Nitrox Diver, Photographer Diver.
Max depth: 22m
Course depth: 02-18m
Visibility: > 20m
Average water temperature: 17C- 28C depend the season.
Point of interest:
Photography, Marine biology, Reef Dive, Deep dive
Description: 
The fantastic colors will amaze us. Clusters of large stones host yellow, red and grey sponges. Τhe pelagic fishes will always come across us. We will end up to an open cave with perhaps the most beautiful colors in Chania!!

 

Arxontospilia

Map Location : 07
Type:
Boat Dive
Diver level: Snorkeling,
Open water diver, Advanced, Deep diver, Nitrox Diver, Photographer Diver.
Max depth: 30m
Course depth: 08-22m
Visibility: > 20m
Average water temperature: 14C- 28C depend the season.
Point of interest:
Photography, Marine biology, cave diving.
Description: 
A small cave will impress us with colors and easy entry and exit. Abstinence will find a wall that descends to 28 meters with a rich life of black fish. Connect with larger cave is flooded with fresh water. The entrance to the second you need to have done the preparation for true cave diving.

Menies

Map Location : 07
Type:
Boat Dive
Diver level: Snorkeling, Discover Scuba, Scuba diver, 
Open water diver, AdvancedNitrox Diver, Photographer Diver.
Max depth: 22m
Course depth: 02-22m
Visibility: Very Good > 20m
Average water temperature: 17C- 28C depend the season.
Point of interest:
Photography, Marine biology, Little archaeological pieces.
Description: 
It abstains always 7 miles from the harbor of Kolympari and combines with double dive.
The landscape here changes. From who beautiful dives in Kolympari. In the trick dominates ancient holy Diktynna and continues his presence under water. Menies are found in the place of Ancient Diktynnas.  Diktynna of was more important holy view Britomartidos, which has been combined with the view Artemis, that was accepted faithful by all widths and lengths of island. Britomartys was worshiped here at the Hellenistic and Roman Season. Still exist few ruins from the ancient Roman temple, while are sought the ruins of Hellenistic temple. The big submarine visibility that offers and aquamarine colors will impress us. Many times over we will meet turtles, big pelagic fishes, groupers and sargous.
A point of dive that apart from splendid colors the pieces of history is intense!!!

Cavern Belegris

Map Location : 08
Type:
Boat Dive
Diver level:
Open water diver, Advanced, Deep diver, Nitrox Diver, Photographer Diver.
Max depth: 50m
Course depth: 08-30m
Visibility: > 20m
Average water temperature: 17C- 28C depend the season.
Point of interest:
Photography, Marine biology, Wall dive, Cavern dive, Open sea 8 miles from Kolymbari port.
Description: 
Open sea with crystal clear waters. Cape Spatha begins to unfold, just pass by Menies. You will see an incredible spectacle just anchor (reservoir protected from time to time).
Hard to see the sun. Usually this is done very early hours. Starting from 10 meters, you will see a wonderful wall with red algae and some 20 meters will begin to see traces of the ancient wreck that exists in the region. The sequel is that we will get noticed. An open karst cave opens up the door for us … incredible colors and a path that should not be missed!

 

Spatha Caverns

Map Location : 10
Type:
Boat Dive
Diver level:
Open water diver, Advanced, Deep diver, Nitrox Diver, Photographer Diver.
Max depth: 45m
Course depth: 02-30m
Visibility: > 20m
Average water temperature: 17C- 28C depend the season.
Point of interest:
Photography, Marine biology, Cavern Diving, Reef dive
Description: 
The last point of Rodopou peninsula.
The rock rises 150 meters from upon us.
Three magnificent caverns adorned with red algae (coral of the Mediterranean) with a maximum depth of 18 meters will give us underwater penetrations of 50-70 meters into the mountain.
For what experienced the depth of 22-30 meters will lead to houses of Sterile and groupers.
Pelagic waters surrounding our point have brought a short tons, amber jacks and passing pelagic fish.
A wonderful spot for diving worth visiting.

Balos wreck

Map Location: 24
Type:
Boat Dive, All day trip.
Diver level: Snorkeling, Discover Scuba, Scuba diver, 
Open water diver, Photographer Diver.
Max depth: 12m
Course depth: 02-15m
Visibility: > 30m
Average water temperature: 17C- 28C depend the season.
Point of interest:
Photography, Marine biology, wreck diving, Reef dive
Description: 
In the second world war the allied forces found an outlet for Africa on the part of Balos. Unfortunately the English warship ferry failed to complete his mission.
It is located 10 meters to the ruined bridge bombings of German aviation.

 

Gramvousa

Map Location : 23
Type:
Boat Dive, All day trip
Diver level: Snorkeling, Discover Scuba, Scuba diver, 
Open water diver, Advanced, Deep diver, Nitrox Diver, Photographer Diver.
Max depth: 30m
Course depth: 02-21m
Visibility: > 20m
Average water temperature: 17C- 28C depend the season.
Point of interest:
Photography, Marine biology, Reef Dive, Little archaeological pieces.
Description: 
I would like to be able to describe one of the most beautiful diving spots in Crete. I will see in a dive a Venetian shipwreck and many scattered pieces of history … Do not miss this dive, you can also combine it with your visit to Balos, one of the most beautiful beaches in the Mediterranean. After visiting the castle in the quiet Gramvousa there tasted the local flavors ….

Rabdouha Reef

Map Location : 19
Type:
Boat Dive
Diver level: Snorkeling, Discover Scuba, Scuba diver, 
Open water diver, Advanced, Nitrox Diver, Night Diver, Photographer Diver.
Max depth: 15m
Course depth: 02-15m
Visibility: > 20m
Average water temperature: 17C- 28C depend the season.
Point of interest:
Discover Scuba, Photography, Marine biology, Reef Dive,
Description: 
The lagoon-like place will help us to become familiar with the use of underwater breathing apparatus. In shallow and clear waters you can explore, easily and safely, the underwater world.
Join us to relax and feel the real sence of freedom. This splendid reef got its name from its three caves . On its outside, it hosts groups of grouper species and mollusks such as octopuses and cuttlefishes. From its inside, the walls of the caves are decorated with colored soft sponges and creatures living only in the dark.
Do not miss this incredible experience.

 

Bats Cave

Map Location : 19
Type:
Boat Dive
Diver level: 
Open water diver, Advanced, Nitrox Diver, Photographer Diver.
Max depth: 12m
Course depth: 02-15m
Visibility: > 20m
Average water temperature: 17C- 28C depend the season.
Point of interest:
Photography, Marine biology, Cave Diving
Description: 
We will start our diving near the beach.
Leaving behind the area where the African tectonic plate touches the European tectonic plate, we will arrive at the first entrance of the cave.
We won’ t find any stalactite or stalagmite at this cave which is about 80 meters length.
Passing through the second entrance we will enter a smaller cave where we could watch bats hanging from the top.

 

Agios Pavlos

Map Location : 15
Type:
Boat Dive
Diver level:
Advanced, Deep diver, Nitrox Diver, Photographer Diver.
Max depth: 50m
Course depth: 02-30m
Visibility: > 20m
Average water temperature: 17C- 28C depend the season.
Point of interest:
Photography, Marine biology, Wall dive
Description: 
We will start our diving from the gulf before Agios Pavlos, an area protected from the north winds.
We will dive at about 50 meters depth, by a marvelous wall which hosts many groupers and white fishes from the open sea . Big stones and the small caves are always full of life and beautiful colors.
If we find a sea stream on our way, then we will have to change the direction of our diving and just follow with it. We will have to dive twice to see the entire wall.

Cave of Elephant

Map Location : 27
Type:
Boat Dive
Diver level:
Open water diver, Advanced, Deep diver, Nitrox Diver, Night Diver, Photographer Diver.
Max depth: 12m
Course depth: 02-12m
Visibility: > 20m
Average water temperature: 14C- 28C depend the season.
Point of interest:
Cave dive, Photography, Geology.
Description: 
In 2001 we had the opportunity to meet with Manolis Efthimakis. Together we brought for the first time into publicity, the Cave of the Elephants. This is a cave, unique in the whole world. In 12 meters we see the big entrance and after 100 meters we will be introduced to the grandeur of nature. Rich material of stalagmites above and below the water are decorating the cave. After a research, conducted by the cave specialist Vasilis Giannopoulos, bones from a unique elephant were discovered, Chaniensys, named after the area of the cave. A unique tour that should not be missed. With respect to the environment and the history we will be able to visit and experience this wonderful place from the people who discovered them.

Two Stones

Map Location : 16
Type:
Boat Dive
Diver level:
Open water diver, Advanced, Deep diver, Nitrox Diver, Photographer Diver.
Max depth: 38m
Course depth: 02-30m
Visibility: > 20m
Average water temperature: 17C- 28C depend the season.
Point of interest:
Photography, Marine biology, Cave dive.
Description: 
The name of the diving spot comes from the two huge stone volumes in the area.
We will meet groupers and sargus as well as numerous sponges.  There is also a cave 20 meters deep which can be visited by two divers at a time.