Lizard fish, Philippines. Photo by Stephane Rochon.

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 Illigas Beach West

Greece, Crete

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Datum: WGS84 [ Help ]
Precision: Approximate

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Latitude: 35° 12.088' N
Longitude: 24° 7.408' E

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Access by car until the parking of the taverna.
150 meters walk on pebbles to the water.

How? By boat & from shore

Distance Short walk from shore (< 5min)

Easy to find? Easy to find

 Dive site Characteristics

Average depth 15 m / 49.2 ft

Max depth 25 m / 82 ft

Current Don't know

Visibility Good ( 10 - 30 m)


Dive site quality Standard

Experience All divers

Bio interest Poor

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Dive type

- Wall
- Ambiance

Dive site activities

- Marine biology
- Dive training
- Snorkeling / Free diving


 Additional Information

Swim for the Neptune's Lace Sanctuary !

Wall dive with cracks and mini caves with fresh water infiltrations.
Not much attached life.
The sandy bottom at around 25m.
The wall become a rocky slope then an interesting boulders and swimtroughs area.
the deeper swimtrough is decorated by a very dense colony of Neptune s Lace.
Next is the entrance of Fresh Water Cave Sfakia.
See its description.


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