Diving Santorini

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Santorini, Greece

Santorini harbour

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Country: Greece  Area: Cyclades

Water Temp: 16 - 26°C (61 - 79°F)

Visibility: 15 - 50m (49 - 164 ft)

Depth Range: 5 - 40m (16 - 131 ft)

Lobster Early April to Late May
Schools of Baracudas Late August to Late October
Schools of tunas Late March Late October
Schools of jacks Groupers Late April to Late November

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Santorini is one of the most famous worldwide destinations for holidays. Its unique geography and geology due to the volcanic explosion, Santorini is built on spectacular cliffs  around the volcano caldera.

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In Santorini you can enjoy romantic sunsets, wine tasting, visiting the beautiful traditional villages with its white houses. It has been the inspiration for many explorers of the lost Atlantis.

Divers come to Santorini for two main reasons; 1) the visibility is perfect, crystal clear 40 meters visibility,

2) there are several  small volcanic islands around the caldera of santorini with very intersting and beautifull rock formations and unique , colourful sponges.

Fira, Santorini, Credit

Climate

The weather is very good from April until late November, temperature from 18º to 30º, almost no rain within this months, sun shine even in the winter time. The water temperature oscillates in summer months between 20-26º.

 
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Shore Diving

In Santorini there are of plenty of beautiful shore diving sites, easy to access and suitable for all levels, beginners and experiences can enjoy. Due to the volcano explosion the shore dives are nothing but boring with the geological formations that decorate the cliffs. It has also some reefs, sea breams, groupers, moray eels, octopus, jacks, and the majority of Mediterranean coastal fish.

Boat Diving

There are more than 20 dive sites in Santorini, wrecks, caves, reefs, wall diving suitable for all levels, good conditions like 30meters visibility and no currents. It has the majority of Mediterranean coastal fish. sea breams, groupers, moray eels, octopus, jacks…

 

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How to Get there

Santorini has an international airport, a port with daily ferries from different destination and connections, cruise boats, it has port for private sailing and yachting boats.

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Where to Eat & Drink

Santorini is full of restaurants for any taste and pocket; very good greek cusine is everywhere. On the beaches of Perissa and Kamari are plenty of bars and night life is mostly in Fira town.

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Other Activities

In Santorini you can also do many other activities, kayaking, water sports, wine tasting, enjoying a swim on the black sand beaches, excursions to the volcanoes, sailing, hiking, climbing and many other activites that won’t let you bored during your visit on the island!

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Family Friendly

The access to the dive location is suitable for all the family, in Santorini the visibility is very good, about 30meters, there are no currents so is easy and safe for all the family to enjoy!

Also in the diving boat trip the non-divers members of the family can do snorkelling.

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Tips

Don’t need to carry any equipment with you because the dive centre includes in the price good quality equipment.

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