Limenaria

Stony and sandy bottom, ideal for the first dives after the pool lessons, as well as the first introductory dives in the sea. Various tunnels and swim-throughs provide a wonderful diving experience even for experienced divers. A great place for night dives too.

Countless fish species of the smaller kind cavort here: various types of Sea Bream, Damselfish, Painted Comber, Rainbow Wrasse, Mediterranean Parrotfish, and many more.

Level

Level

  • Beginner
  • Advanced
Visibility

Visibility

  • 28 m
Current

Current

  • Light Current
  • No Current

Temperature & Visibility

Dives

Wildlife Diversity

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Dive sites nearby

Numo House Reef

Five minutes east of Ierapetra, just off the crystal clear shores of Numo hotel, is a shallow reef and then a slightly deeper reaching 11 meters. The massive colorful rocks surrounded by golden sands, various fish and Neptune grass are well protected from the north and rarely encounter wavy weather.

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Named after the seaweed Posidonia, we can find a lot it around this area. There are rock formations that indicates some ancient human activity. An easy dive for all levels.

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You can find pieces of various amphorae here. Amphora is an ancient container with a certain characteristic shape and size, from as least as early the Neolithic Period. Amphorae were used in vast numbers for the transport and storage of various products, both liquid and dry, but mostly for wine.

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Kori is a rock that is seen out of the water, in the middle of the bay. From there starts a reef that goes max about 11 meters. Is a nice easy dive for all, recommended for the very beginners.All levels. Max Depth 11 meters. Duration 45-55 min. Access boat or long swim.

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This Messerschmitt BF109 aircraft is a wreck from WWII. It is in good condition with only the tail missing from the site. The aircraft was most likely shot down during the battle of Crete in May-June 1941.

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Dive site in front of Heraklion Diving Center. Easy enty from the shore, suitable for beginner divers and Try Scuba courses. Max depth that can be reached is 8-9 meters.

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At the end of the bay of Hersonissos there is a wall type reef we call St. George, named after the church near by. The dive site is about 300 meters long and we split it in 2 parts. Shallow and Deeper. Shallow part starts from 6 meters depth and goes down to 12-13 meters. Deeper part is from 12 to 19 meters.

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Ideal underwater area for scuba training and Try Scuba for novice. Ideal also for Snorkeling. Shallow waters. Sandy bottom with some beautiful rocks.

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Mononaftis

An amazing place for shore dives. Several depths for every dive type. From 3m to 38m, where the well know WWII anchor stands on the seabed! Amazing Mediterranean Sea life from tiny nudibranchs to big groupers. A great site for underwater photography, such as the famous Cretan Underwater Photographer Philippos Marakis.

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That an depth of 11 meters there is a boat shaft covering an area of one acre. The shipwreck hosts tropical marine life such as lionfishis diving point is 13 miles from the base of Mare Sud and is accessible by boat and by car. It is a sandy beach with a maximum depth of 12 meters. At 150 meters off the coast and

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