Pefkos

This site drops off to 40 meters and is easily accessed by a giant stride entry. This is a great deep dive training spot. Light current is possible. You will see old anchors and parts of ceramics.

Wildlife includes sea turtles, sponges, axinella, nudibrachs, Peltodoris acromaculata, and Hypselodoris Eeegans. Groupers and golden groupers are also seen.

Level

Level

  • Advanced
Visibility

Visibility

  • 18 m
Current

Current

  • Light Current
  • No Current
DIVE TYPES

DIVE TYPES

  • Snorkeling
  • Wall/Drop Off
  • Macro Spot

Temperature & Visibility

Dives

Wildlife Diversity

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Valaxa is an islet close to Skyros Port. Drop off from 5 to 40 meters. Protected from West and North winds. One way drift dive by boat. From beginners to experienced divers.

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Aherounes

This dive site is protected from north winds and rough weather during July and August. It is ver easy to access and an ideal site for confined water sessions and new divers.

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This site boasts a beautiful drop off and is a quick boat ride from shore. It is one of the best spots in this area to locate marine life and is also an excellent night dive location.

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This is a small islet accessible by boat from Skyros Port. The site has a steep wall descending to 40 meters with access to a cavern at 8 meters. Amazing view of the deep blue are seen from inside the cavern.

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This is a great shore dive, perfect for inexperienced divers and training. The site has a beautiful cavern between 4 and 6 meters with an open roof and a 10 meter long swim through with an entrance and exit.

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Excellent dive spot on the northern edge of Makronissos Island where a piper airplane lies on the bottom in excellent condition. The visibility is excellent on every dive.

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Kartalia

Just under 1 nautical mile from Toroni you will find Asprocavos. The unique rock morphology and the shallow water of the area make it an ideal spot for amateur divers or divers who want to have a less demanding dive.

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Only 10 minutes away from Porto Koufo you can find Peristeronisi Island. Despite its small size, under the surface lies a huge paradise. It is suitable for any level of diver, including snorkelers and people who want to try scuba diving.

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Ideal for fun dives. In the eastern part of Makronissos with excellent visibility and rich marine life. Both beginning divers and advanced can enjoy diving this spot.

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Pagona Cave

The second dive in the area of Pagona. Pagona Cave is an open cavern with an entrance around 25 meters deep. On your way to the cavern you have to swim towards a steep wall. As you enter the cavern, pay close attention to the cracks and crevices as you will most likely find small fish and shrimps hiding.

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Recommended Training

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