Kamini dive location takes 15min from our diving base.The depth fluctuates from 5 to 30meters, ideal for beginners and experienced divers too, as the first dive of the day. This diving site is protected from the wind and the diving conditions are ideal as there are no waves and currents. The sand alternates with the colourful reef which reaches the surface at one point and comes out of the water. Many small fish and octopuses have made their home here. Some times, even bigger fish come and stay in the reef for the summer time. An ancient 2 meters anchor lays down to 14m together with some expired bomb shells.
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Coming down along the anchor line the divers find themselves in the middle of an impressing configuration build by gigantic rocks. Here the sea presents an excellent visibility that exceeds 25 meters most of the times. The following course leads us to the BigFish reef. Right at the beginning there is a fascinating cavity full of plants that impress the eye through their variety in shapes and colours. Around the reef you will meet groupers, octopuses, lobsters, tuna fish, morays, as well as sea anemones, spirographs, and a great variety of sponges and shells. One of our best highlights spots.
In less than 10 minutes boat drive to the west from Aghios Nikolaos Port we meet the small cape of Pleora. Here, we start the dive from the wall, highlight of the dive are 2 engines of an unknown airplane at 20-22meters depth. Then we follow the reef from the shallow water to a northeast direction straight to the open sea. The reef starts from 8 meters and gets deeper slowly, as we swim to the deeper side which reaches the 40 meters maximum depth. In this dive site we meet different kind of fish like groupers, octopus, moray eels , barracuda and a lot of schools of smaller fish, together with big anemones, sponges and other sea vegetation. This is an easy dive for all the divers and the beginners.
In a distance of 2.8 miles west of our diving center, we meet explosion dive site. Our boat anchors on the east side, which is always protected from the wind. The drop off dive in the "Big Blue" of this site is really exciting. The magic of the depth and the crystal clear water fascinate you from the very beginning. The dive starts from the anchor line down to a depth of 5 m. Schools of small fish are living around big rocks that we pass on this course. The depth increases up to 30 meters very fast, but before we are facing from 14m to 20m a rock in a shape of elephant as big as a truck.
As the largest of our dive sites, ‘Skistra’ can offer a number of different dive tours and dive objectives, together with ‘Explosion’ dive site. The maximum depth varies between 18 and 40 meters. For this reason it is possible for everybody, experienced as well as inexperienced divers, to enjoy the marine beauty of this area. During these tours we can chose to pass along an amazing reef, through small canyons and big holes, investigate the ‘chimney’ made of the rocks.
5 miles from Aghios Nikolaos port there is Seagull Island, our dive site located in the south bay of the small island. It’s a nice diving area where we have the chance to dive in a couple of different dive sites depends on the weather and the divers’ experience, always protected by the wind and waves. In this area, there are dive sites appropriate for beginners and other sites which are appropriate only for experienced divers.
In front of Spinalonga island-port and about 100m northern, we meet a nice and shallow small bay. The dive site starts at the depth of 8 metres and then while we swim to the north, straight to the deeper water, we meet this spectacular bottom where big rocks alternate with the sand.