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Scuba Diving in Cyprus

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Diving Sites in Cyprus

 

 

 

 

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Akrotiri Fish Reserve Diving Site

 

Open water (OW) qualification required. Access is by boat. 
This fish reserve near Akrotiri offers a fascinating opportunity to interact with local marine life. At some 9 metres, this dive is suitable for all divers who can hand feed groupers, moray eels, bream and bass and admire the octopus. Visibility is some 30 metres

 

 

 

 

 

scuba2 Agioi Anargyroi Diving Site at Cape Greko
Open water (OW) qualification required. Access to the water is from a cave at the bottom of a flight of steps.
Beautiful scenery, with the small white washed chapel perched over the sea matched by the fascinating marine environment underwater. The depth ranges from 10 metres to 25 metres, with the sudden drop allowing divers to descend fairly quickly.
Visibility is usually about 30 to 40 metres.There is a variety of small fish.The site is also ideal for night dives to admire the many octopuses

 

scuba6 Amphitheatre Diving Site
Open water (OW) qualification required. Access is from the shore just past the headland at Coral Bay, a short walk down the rocks.
This is a particularly popular dive, ranging from 4 metres to some 12 metres. It takes its name from the natural formation resembling an amphitheatre that was cut out of the rock by sea currents.
Besides the magnificent rock formations, there is an abundance of marine life to admire, including groupers, eels and cuttlefish.

 

scuba5 Amphorae Caves Diving Site
Open water (OW) qualification required. There are a number of caves, including one with an amphorae encrusted roof, and gullies to explore at a depth of five to 12 metres.

 

scuba8 Devils Head Diving Site
Open water qualification required. Access is by boat.
Located off the northwest coast of Pafos (Paphos) in the Akamas area, this dive combines caves and interconnecting tunnels at a depth of some 11 metres. The really lucky divers may spot green and leatherback turtles during the turtle season. There is plenty of marine life to admire round the rock formation.

 

scuba4 Green Bay Diving Site
Open water (OW) qualification required. Access to the water is by land.

There are fragments of ancient amphorae on the seabed 12 metres underwater to be explored. There is also a variety of fish and abundant opportunities for photography. The depth is 12 metres and visibility is 45 metres.

 

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HMS Cricket Diving Site

Open water (OW) qualification required. Access is by boat.
Situated off Larnaka (Larnaca), this dive is an opportunity to explore an old British battleship that rests upside down on the seabed at 27 metres. The World War Two gunboat survived the war. It was then anchored in Larnaka Bay (Larnaca Bay) and used as target practice by the RAF but sank in 1947 due to bad weather.
There is a sandy dip under the wreck. Divers can swim inside the hull through escape hatches and underneath the wreck. The vessel is also home to groupers and other fish. Visibility is some 25 metres. The maximum depth is 33 metres.

 

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Helicopter Wreck Diving Site

Open water qualification (OW) required. Access is by boat some 15 minutes offshore.
Situated off Larnaka (Larnaca), this dive is an opportunity to dive on a British Army Helicopter that sank to 16 metres below sea level in 1996. The area is frequented by schools of fish and octopus. Average visibility is 25 metres and the average depth 16 metres.

 

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The Canyon Diving Site at Cape Greko

Advanced open water (AOW) qualification required.Situated at the south side of Cape Greko just under the cliffs, access is from the shore. The dive has interesting rock formations and offers the opportunity to see stingrays and other fish. The water is crystal clear, with average visibility of 45 metres. The average depth is 15 metres.

 

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The Caves Diving Site at Cape Greko

Open water (OW) qualification required. This is one of the most popular dives in the area with blowholes, tunnels and overhangs. The site is situated some 10 minutes from Protaras on Cape Greko. Access is from the shore and the depth is 12 metres.

 

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The Vera K Wreck Diving Site

Open water qualification; (OW) required. Access is by boat some 25 minutes from Pafos harbour (Paphos harbour).
This Lebanese freighter ran aground in shallow water in 1972 and was initially used as target practice by the army. But it was later declared a hazard to other ships and blown up in 1974. It now rests in a crater created by the explosion, 11 metres underwater.
Very close are two large archways and narrow tunnels suitable for experienced divers. There is also plenty of marine life to observe.

 

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The Zenobia Wreck Diving Site

Advanced open water (AOW) qualification required. Access is by boat.
Just 1.4 kilometres off the coast of Larnaka (Larnaca), this is rated one of the 10 best wreck dives in the world. The Zenobia, a Swedish Ro-Ro 172 metre ferry carrying 108 articulated lorries, sank in 1980. It lies on its port side on a flat bed of sand and rocks. Both the ferry and its cargo are still intact and fascinating to explore. The wreck is also home to schools of fish, including grouper, barracuda and tuna.
The dive starts at 17 metres and bottoms at 43 metres. Visibility is up to 50 metres and water temperatures a comfortable 16 to 28 °C.

 

Wreck of the White Star Diving Site

Open water (OW) qualification required. This former Russian fishing vessel sank at sea, close to Pafos harbour (Paphos harbour) in 2006 as she was being towed to Lemesos (Limassol) to be completely scrapped. She now lies on a rocky bottom, 14 to 18 metres underwater and is home to groupers, breams and other fish.

 

 

 

We can arrange diving tours and also the following courses:

»Beginner

»PADI eLearning Course

»Advanced

»Kids

»Technical diving

»Emergency First Response Programs

»Specialty courses

•Boat Diver

•Deep Diver

•Diver Propulsive Vehicle

•Dry Suit Diver

•Equipment Specialist

•Fish ID

•Multilevel

•Naturalist

•Enriched Air

•Navigation

•Peak Performance Buoyancy

•Photography

•Rebreather

•Search & Recover

•Video

•Wreck

•Master Scuba Diver Mix & Match Package

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Reference: Cyprus Tourism Organisation Official Portal www.visitcyprus.com

 



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