Caves, Santorini

The Santorini Caves are located next to the ancient town of Akrotiri, 20 minutes away from the harbor of Caldera Beach.The caves are made of lava and were created after the volcanic explosion of Santorini’s volcano.

This site is home to great macro life. You’ll also see moray eels, amberjacks, grouper, and possibly octopi.

רמה

רמה

  • Advanced
ראות

ראות

  • 18 m
זרם

זרם

  • זרם קל
  • זרם חזק
  • ללא זרם
DIVE TYPES

DIVE TYPES

  • צלילת לילה
  • Cavern/Cave
  • Kelp fish

Temperature & Visibility

Dives

Wildlife Diversity

Affiliated Training Center

Dive sites nearby

Groupers reef is in Caldera Beach, the only place you can enter the calderas’ water from the shore. This site is a volcanic reef with the biggest amount of marine life on the island.The best dive site for try scuba, open water diver course, navigation course, perfect buoyancy course, deep diving course, night diving courseETC

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The temple of love is between Aspronisi and the light house of Santorini, 15 minutes away from the small harbor of Caldera Beach. This site is made of volcanic reef with kimberlite tubes. The amphitheater on the top of the reef and the outstanding wall made of lava will make you love volcanic diving.

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Hot Springs Shallow (Wreck)

This steamboat shipwreck is in the active volcano of Santorini between the new and old Kameni, two minutes away from the famous hot springs. The boat sank at 1926 due to a fire in the engine room which no one can explain.

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This wreck is located inside of the volcano of Santorini. It sank in 1981 in the port of Taxiarchis next to the port’s unique church built into the cliff of the volcano. The wreck sank accidentally due to a crew member’s mistake with the pumps.

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The Riva Santo dive site is at the entrance of the Caldera between OIA and Thirassia Island, only 20 minutes away from the harbor of Caldera Beach. At this volcanic reef you will find an amazing volcanic landscape with lots of swim throughs made of lava.

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Maze is done as a boat dive and is good for all levels. This site has a simply amazing mineral landscape that is hard to describe in words. Constant passages and turquoise waters are seen here, giving this site its name. n.

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This is a second world war ship-parts scattered from 13m to deeper than 60m. It is still not clear what kind of boat parts you see. There are some theories, but nothing concrete.

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Cathedral is a nice shore dive for all levels of divers. It can be combined with a wall dive just next to the cavern. There is a chimney allowing sunbeams to create what are called “cathedral light.“ This can be a deep dive where you can observe some very unique antique pottery.

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Barracuda Point is a shore dive for all levels. There are lots of fish. On almost every dive you will see a large school of barracuda. You can get very close. They will circle around curiously looking at you.

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Swimming Pool is a calm, clear dive site that complies with all the rules and standards for a safe initiation in scuba diving. Many training dives are conducted here. A spot where you can reach the water from two sides.

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