Achilleon Diving Center

Caverns & Caves

Only 5 to 20 minutes away from our dive center you can find the most beautiful dive sites of Greece.
Amazing landscapes such as reef, cliffs, arches canyons, caverns and caves offer new perspectives.
The underwater world is full of life. The underwater life depends on the season.
Water temperature is between 17οC-25οC depending on the wind direction.
The crystal clear water and the visibility up to 30 meters makes the diving unique.

 

Neptune’s Hole

Maximum Depth: 8m
Visibility: >20m
Currents: None
Prerequisite Certification: No Certification Required
Distance from the diving center: 20 min.

Take your snorkeling or scuba equipment and enjoy Neptune’s hole at only 8 meters depth.
A lot of chambers connected to each other full of stalactites create an amazing dive site.
Do not forget you camera at this dive site!

The Caves

Maximum Depth: 22m
Visibility: >30m
Currents: None
Prerequisite Certification: Open Water Diver
Distance from the diving center: 20 min.

Only 20 minutes from the dive center you will find this beautiful dive site. With a maximum depth of approximately 23m, this dive site is home to two caves, one of which is perfect for penetration. The other cave is the ideal place for not very experienced divers to explore as it is only 10 meters deep. When exploring this dive site you’ll find a swim through that stretches for 10m in length that opens up to these amazing caves. If you’re a certified cave diver or advanced diver, this dive site is a paradise for you. With excellent visibility, this is not a dive site to be missed.

Odysseus’s Cave

Maximum Depth: 30m
Visibility: >20m
Currents: None
Prerequisite Certification: Advanced Open Water Diver
Distance from the diving center: 20 min.

Another dive sites to keep advanced divers entertained. The entrance itself is at 30 meters with the exit at 22 meters. Amazing cave full of shrimps and soft corals it is a real challenge for the experienced divers. There are also a pair of caves to explore at 5meters, and the marine life is outstanding.Definitely you will not get bored during this dive!

Blue Eye

Maximum Depth: 16 m
Visibility: >20m
Currents: None
Prerequisite Certification: Advanced Open Water Diver
Distance from the diving center: 20 min.

A swallow dive site with three interesting caves in a row.

You have the chance to explore these caves and surface into the mountain.

The divers need perfect buoyancy and the group is maximum 4 divers!

Colovri Cave

Maximum Depth: 40m
Visibility: >30m
Currents: Low
Prerequisite Certification: Advanced Open Water Diver – Deep Diver Specialty
Distance from the diving center: 15 min.

 Another fantastic dive site! Most dive profiles begin with a descent to 40 meters where the entry to the cave can be found.

There are lots of shrimps living in the cave as well as interesting rock formations to view. The exit of the cave is at 32 meters, a quite large hole which takes you to continue your dive through narrow passages.

Be sure to take both your camera and your torch along for this dive!

The Chimney

Maximum Depth: 30m
Visibility: >20m
Currents: None
Prerequisite Certification: Advanced Open Water Diver – Cavern Diver
Distance from the diving center: 5 min.

This is a dive for experienced cave divers. It is literally a chimney starting at 28 meters with the top at 5 meters.

If you’re a certified cave diver, this dive site is a paradise for you. If you have the diving capabilities, located 28m below the surface is a chamber, you begin by entering a narrow passageway at 28m, which opens up into the rocky area, with light streaming in from above.

This is an incredible dive site so make sure it’s on your list.

The Hole of Ha

Maximum Depth: 18m
Visibility: >20m
Currents: None
Prerequisite Certification: Open Water Diver
Distance from the diving center: 5 min.

This magnificent dive site is what makes Corfu the cavern diving capital of the world.

Hole of Ha is an easy cavern dive that goes inside a mountain. It has no roof, which means when you look upwards, you can see the trees that surround the hole in the mountain. The colors created by the sun hitting and streaming through the water will make this dive memorable. In addition to the fascinating mix of fresh and saltwater, you’ll also see stalactites, and fossilized conch shells in the cave.

This is the dive site you definitely have on your list!

The Bottle

Maximum Depth: 25m
Visibility: >20m
Currents: None
Prerequisite Certification: Advanced Open Water Diver
Distance from the diving center: 20 min.

This dive takes place in not just one cave, but two. The first gives the site its name, as the cave is shaped like a bottle inside; the second features a massive hole in the ceiling that leads back to the surface.

Along the way, you’ll be able to explore a colorful coral and sponge covered wall, where small fish, crustaceans, and invertebrates are plentiful. At the end of this dive site you’ll find a swim through that stretches for 5m in length that opens up to a amazing cave! As you look up you can see the holes through which you can dive and reach the surface.

Maximum depth is 25 meters, and visibility is usually better than 20 meters.

The Monastery

Maximum Depth: 22m
Visibility: >20m
Currents: None
Prerequisite Certification: Open Water Diver
Distance from the diving center: 5 min.

Monastery dive site is found 100m off the coast of Corfu and is an amazing spot for all the divers. You’ll find plenty of marine life including octopus, shrimps, crayfish and blue comber. The monastery is a renowned dive site for its incredibly vibrant colors and its caves. Starting with an impressive arch at 15 meters and finish with a 10 m long tunnel which makes the dive unforgettable. One of the best caves to dive has its entrance at 5m below the surface and is open roofed. Slightly deeper, situated 22m under the surface is a second cave that is teaming with colors and life. This dive site has a maximum depth of 25m with excellent visibility, this is not a dive site to be missed.