• Cyprus Scuba Diving

    Scuba Diving

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Cyprus is the perfect place for diving with its warm and clear sea. The warm temperatures make it one of the longest diving seasons in the Mediterranean. There is no plankton in the waters ensuring great visibility. The underwater coastal reefs abound with a rich variety of beautiful underwater life. Sea turtles can be seen often. This is becauseof the turtle conservation project in place on the island. There are also stunning underwater caves and tunnels inviting one to explore them, plus the remains of shipwrecks and ancient amphora constitute a great underwater adventure. Cyprus is your gateway to the magical wonders of the undersea world and the warm blue Mediterranean sea and is an ideal place for training due to lack of undersea currents and close proximity to all dive sites.

In Cyprus divers of different abilities and experience are handled and treated individually to ensure that everyone gets the full benefit from their dive experience. Even children as young as eight years old can come and join a special program were they will experience all the wonders of diving with their own individual diving instructor.


Museum of Underwater Sculpture (MUSAN)

Ayia Napa Direction to Zenobia Wreck Larnaca

A very special museum is located in Cyprus off the coast of Ayia Napa. The idea for the Museum of Underwater Sculptures Ayia Napa (MUSAN) came from the mind of the sculptor, photographer, and environmentalist Jason deCaires Taylor. He designed it expressly to promote biodiversity in the region.

Cyprus Zenobia Wreck Larnaca
Cyprus Zenobia Wreck Larnaca
Cyprus Zenobia Wreck Larnaca
Cyprus Zenobia Wreck Larnaca
His 93 works of art, which are composed of pH-neutral concrete and high-grade marine stainless steel, encourage marine life to begin flourishing there exactly like on man-made reefs.
These objects, which are positioned 8 to 10 metres deep, are made to draw different kinds of marine life. The region’s waters are so pristine that visiting the subterranean gallery is safe for both divers and snorkelers.
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    Artificial reefs are built far from healthy ecosystems on arid regions of the ocean floor. This helps to keep people out of the wilderness, giving the animals room and time to recover while creating new habitats.
    Visitors must be qualified scuba divers (e.g., NAUI Open water Scuba diver, Padi / SSI / SDI / RAID Open water, CMAS 1 star or similar) by any of the globally renowned certifying agencies in order to dive at the museum (PADI, NAUI, CMAS, RAID, SSI, SDI or equivalent). Please be aware that all scuba diving activities conducted on museum property must be protected by diving insurance. The individual diving centre is liable for the guests’ insurance for all reservations that are handled by the dive centres.

    SNORKELING
    Snorkeling visitors do not need to be certified in order to enter the museum. Please be aware, nevertheless, that by booking snorkelling activities, you agree to the terms and conditions.


Zenobia Wreck

Larnaca Direction to Zenobia Wreck Larnaca
Chosen for Divers by Divers, she is affectionately known as “The Zen”. Advanced open water (AOW) qualification is required. Located just less than one mile of the coast of Larnaca, it is rated one of the 10 best wreck dives in the world.
Cyprus Zenobia Wreck Larnaca
Cyprus Zenobia Wreck Larnaca
Cyprus Zenobia Wreck Larnaca
Cyprus Zenobia Wreck Larnaca
The Zenobia was a Swedish 170 metre ferry carrying vehicles which sank in 1980. It lies on its port side. Both the ferry itself and its cargo are still intact making it an extraordinary exploration seen as it also houses a rich variety of fish of different sizes. You arrive at the site by boat where the dive starts at 17 metres and bottoms at 43 metres. Visibility has a range of up to 50 metres in comfortable temperatures.

Green Bay Diving Site

Famagusta Direction to Green Bay Diving Site Famagusta
If you are staying in Ayia Napa or Protaras resorts, as a novice diver you will be taken to the picturesque “Green Bay” inlet, where you will dive in an area that is covered with encrusted old pottery that is fused into the rocks.
Cyprus Green Bay Diving Site Famagusta
Cyprus Green Bay Diving Site Famagusta
Cyprus Green Bay Diving Site Famagusta
Cyprus Green Bay Diving Site Famagusta
Feed the huge array of fish that wait to welcome the divers, and get photographs to show friends and family your unique dive to the exciting spectacle of the ancient looking Greek statues which will make your dive experience and adventure one to remember.

Amphitheatre
Diving Site

Paphos Direction to Amphitheatre Diving Site Paphos
This popular dive site derives its name from the natural rock formation hewn from sea currents which resembles an amphitheatre. The dive requires open water (OW) qualification
Cyprus Amphitheatre Diving Site Paphos
Cyprus Amphitheatre Diving Site Paphos
Cyprus Amphitheatre Diving Site Paphos
Cyprus Amphitheatre Diving Site Paphos
Its depth ranges between 4 -12 meters. Access is from the shore at Coral Bay, walking pass some rocks. Apart from the splendid rock formations, there is a rich and varied marine life to wonder at; eels, cuttlefish and much more.

The Three Stars
Wrecking Diving Site

Limassol Direction to The Three Stars Wrecking Diving Site Limassol
Open water (OW) qualification is required. This wreck ran aground in 1972 after catching fire.
The Three Stars Wrecking Diving Site Limassol Cyprus
The Three Stars Wrecking Diving Site Limassol Cyprus
The Three Stars Wrecking Diving Site Limassol Cyprus
The Three Stars Wrecking Diving Site Limassol Cyprus
It is partly submerged in 7 metres of water in the Akrotiri area. With a safe passage of entry it offers a great experience for divers of all levels.

The Caves

Famagusta Direction to The Caves Famagusta
Whether you are a beginner or an experienced diver- you will find plenty of dives to interest you around famous Cape Greko, which is located between Ayia Napa and Protaras.
The Caves Famagusta Cyprus
The Caves Famagusta Cyprus
The Caves Famagusta Cyprus
The Caves Famagusta Cyprus
The most interesting dive site in Ayia Napa is “The Caves” , with its maximum depth of 12 meters, it caters to divers of all levels. Underwater tunnels and swim throughs are inhabited by Grouper Fish, Cardinal Fish and Octopus. At the end of the dive your guide will lead you to the surface through a natural blow hole, this exit you will never experience anywhere else and it will turn your dive into an unforgettable experience.

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