Büyük Mağara

Büyük Mağara is a large cave, the ceiling is 32m tall and the bottom descends to below 40m. This site is for experienced divers only. Lights and a cool composition are a must! The entrance is easily found going west from the point, but it cannot be seen without descending in front of the overhang at 27m.

Sea Turtle, Grouper species, Lion Fish, Mediterranean Dam Fish, Bonito, Puffer Fish, Cornette Fish.

Level

Level

  • Advanced
Visibility

Visibility

  • 15 m
Current

Current

  • Light Current
  • No Current
  • Strong Current
DIVE TYPES

DIVE TYPES

  • Wall/Drop Off
  • Cavern/Cave

Temperature & Visibility

Dives

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