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 Chimney Cave

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Datum: WGS84 [ Help ]
Precision: Approximate

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Latitude: 35° 10.647' N
Longitude: 24° 23.541' E

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English (Translate this text in English): Kalypso, Plakias

English (Translate this text in English): Kalypso, Plakias

Kalypso, Plakias

English (Translate this text in English): Kalypso, Plakias

English (Translate this text in English): Kalypso, Plakias

English (Translate this text in English): Kalypso, Plakias

English (Translate this text in English): Kalypso, Plakias

English (Translate this text in English): Kalypso, Plakias

English (Translate this text in English): Kalypso, Plakias

How? By boat

Distance Short boat time (< 10min)

Easy to find? Easy to find

 Dive site Characteristics

Average depth 15 m / 49.2 ft

Max depth 30 m / 98.4 ft

Current Low ( < 1 knot)

Visibility Good ( 10 - 30 m)

Quality

Dive site quality Great

Experience All divers

Bio interest Interesting

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Week-end crowd 

Dive type

- Lagoon
- Wall
- Cave
- Reef
- Ambiance

Dive site activities

- Marine biology
- Dive training
- Snorkeling / Free diving
- Photography

Dangers

- Boat trafic
- Nets

 Additional Information

English (Translate this text in English): Wide Cave with 2 "halls" on the 22-20m bottom (sandy).
Long vertical chimney with some entrances for sunlight.
Entrance walls well decorated.
Sandy bottom with posidonia fields in front of the cave.

Boat can be easily anchored in the southern bay (5-6m depth)
Cave entrance is at about 20m depth.
diving up on the northern wall brings you on some kind of "steps", trough nice little canyons with wide cracks.
Return to the anchorage bay passing over the cave trough the slowly released bubbles trapped on its ceiling.

English (Translate this text in English): Wide Cave with 2 "halls" on the 22-20m bottom (sandy).
Long vertical chimney with some entrances for sunlight.
Entrance walls well decorated.
Sandy bottom with posidonia fields in front of the cave.

Boat can be easily anchored in the southern bay (5-6m depth)
Cave entrance is at about 20m depth.
diving up on the northern wall brings you on some kind of "steps", trough nice little canyons with wide cracks.
Return to the anchorage bay passing over the cave trough the slowly released bubbles trapped on its ceiling.

Wide Cave with 2 "halls" on the 22-20m bottom (sandy).
Long vertical chimney with some entrances for sunlight.
Entrance walls well decorated.
Sandy bottom with posidonia fields in front of the cave.

Boat can be easily anchored in the southern bay (5-6m depth)
Cave entrance is at about 20m depth.
diving up on the northern wall brings you on some kind of "steps", trough nice little canyons with wide cracks.
Return to the anchorage bay passing over the cave trough the slowly released bubbles trapped on its ceiling.

English (Translate this text in English): Wide Cave with 2 "halls" on the 22-20m bottom (sandy).
Long vertical chimney with some entrances for sunlight.
Entrance walls well decorated.
Sandy bottom with posidonia fields in front of the cave.

Boat can be easily anchored in the southern bay (5-6m depth)
Cave entrance is at about 20m depth.
diving up on the northern wall brings you on some kind of "steps", trough nice little canyons with wide cracks.
Return to the anchorage bay passing over the cave trough the slowly released bubbles trapped on its ceiling.

English (Translate this text in English): Wide Cave with 2 "halls" on the 22-20m bottom (sandy).
Long vertical chimney with some entrances for sunlight.
Entrance walls well decorated.
Sandy bottom with posidonia fields in front of the cave.

Boat can be easily anchored in the southern bay (5-6m depth)
Cave entrance is at about 20m depth.
diving up on the northern wall brings you on some kind of "steps", trough nice little canyons with wide cracks.
Return to the anchorage bay passing over the cave trough the slowly released bubbles trapped on its ceiling.

English (Translate this text in English): Wide Cave with 2 "halls" on the 22-20m bottom (sandy).
Long vertical chimney with some entrances for sunlight.
Entrance walls well decorated.
Sandy bottom with posidonia fields in front of the cave.

Boat can be easily anchored in the southern bay (5-6m depth)
Cave entrance is at about 20m depth.
diving up on the northern wall brings you on some kind of "steps", trough nice little canyons with wide cracks.
Return to the anchorage bay passing over the cave trough the slowly released bubbles trapped on its ceiling.

English (Translate this text in English): Wide Cave with 2 "halls" on the 22-20m bottom (sandy).
Long vertical chimney with some entrances for sunlight.
Entrance walls well decorated.
Sandy bottom with posidonia fields in front of the cave.

Boat can be easily anchored in the southern bay (5-6m depth)
Cave entrance is at about 20m depth.
diving up on the northern wall brings you on some kind of "steps", trough nice little canyons with wide cracks.
Return to the anchorage bay passing over the cave trough the slowly released bubbles trapped on its ceiling.

English (Translate this text in English): Wide Cave with 2 "halls" on the 22-20m bottom (sandy).
Long vertical chimney with some entrances for sunlight.
Entrance walls well decorated.
Sandy bottom with posidonia fields in front of the cave.

Boat can be easily anchored in the southern bay (5-6m depth)
Cave entrance is at about 20m depth.
diving up on the northern wall brings you on some kind of "steps", trough nice little canyons with wide cracks.
Return to the anchorage bay passing over the cave trough the slowly released bubbles trapped on its ceiling.

English (Translate this text in English): Wide Cave with 2 "halls" on the 22-20m bottom (sandy).
Long vertical chimney with some entrances for sunlight.
Entrance walls well decorated.
Sandy bottom with posidonia fields in front of the cave.

Boat can be easily anchored in the southern bay (5-6m depth)
Cave entrance is at about 20m depth.
diving up on the northern wall brings you on some kind of "steps", trough nice little canyons with wide cracks.
Return to the anchorage bay passing over the cave trough the slowly released bubbles trapped on its ceiling.

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