Elpida Wreck

The Elpida was sunk for scuba diving. It is a large 63m commercial vessel and lies at a depth of just under 30m. The main deck lies at 20m. There is a large bridge, accommodation areas, a large long deck. Inside there are large container areas, corridors, the engine room.

You will see lots of life around the wreck including bream, amberjacks, wrasse, damsel fish and lionfish.

Level

Level

  • Advanced
Visibility

Visibility

  • 18 m
Current

Current

  • Light Current
  • No Current
  • Strong Current
DIVE TYPES

DIVE TYPES

  • Wreck Dive

Temperature & Visibility

Dives

Wildlife Diversity

Affiliated Training Center

Dive sites nearby

On her maiden voyage the Zeonbia ferry sunk near the Larnaca port in 1980. She sits at 42m on her side and starts at 17m. At 172m long it is a two dive wreck. As she lays 1.5km from shore this is a boat dive. The sea conditions are usually quite calm.

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Just off Pernera Beach in Ayia Napa the MUSAN (Museum of Underwater Sculpture Ayia Napa) can be found at a maximum depth of just 10m. Access to MUSAN is strictly via an official dive centre.

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Ammos tou Kambouri Beach

Also known as Blue Haze, this site is from the beach. Access to the water is from a few steps or on the beach. It is very shallow to start and a small channel leads out to around 2m depth and then on to a maximum of 6m. This site is usually used for try dives and training.

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Liberty Wreck, Cyprus

Sitting 1km from shore the journey to the dive site is less than 5 minutes boat ride. Depth of 18m-28m. The length is 37m and width is 10m. The Liberty is a small cargo ship with access to the holds.

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Time to site is less than 5 minutes. The wreck sits in 24m of water and is 25m long and 6m wide. The wreck was purposely sunk so she sits upright on the seabed. Holes were cut into the wreck and one of the engines was left in which makes it an easy and interesting wreck to dive.

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Canyon, Cape Greco

To access the water here you need ladders. Sometimes ladders are in place but if the weather has been bad during the winter there is a risk they are no longer there. Once in the water you can turn right and explore the wall or you can head out at 190 degrees to a small pinnacle.

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A short walk down will take you to the beach. Entry and exit is from the beach with a gradual slope all the way down. Max depth here is around 13m.

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Green Bay is most the most versatile dive site in Eastern Cyprus. With easy entry and exit and gradual descent from 0 to 10m, it is the perfect place for all courses and first dives.

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Also known as Green Bay2, this site can be started and finished from Green bay. However if the jetty is available this is a much easier way of starting this dive. The largest and deepest cave exits at 17m so perfect for Open water divers. Max depth 22m+.

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Situated on the south coast this site offers tunnels and caves. A little walk down a rocky path to the waters edge and then a giant stride in. Max depth is around 13m. The exit can be traditional or there is another cave to enter at 2m which will exit at the surface.

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