Achilleon Diving Center

Marine Life - Reefs

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.

 

Colovri Reefs

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

Attached to Colovri are 2 outer reefs. Starting the dive from the main reef Colovri you swim along the two reefs which drop down to 120 meter. During the dive you are surrounded by numerous barracudas, groupers and a lot of other fish! The interesting formation of the rocks and the numerous barracudas, groupers and a lot of other fish make this dive unforgettable. For the more advanced divers, this dive site offers an opportunity to go deeper, down to 40m, there is a plateau covered in stunning soft coral where huge fish swim around.

Donald’s Place

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

Named after a local diver, Donald’s Place features a fantastic drop off and a cracked, crevassed wall where all kinds of colorful fish and moray eels peer out from the shelter of the tiny caves they call home.

While the site’s best features are at depths between 20 and 25 meters, maximum depth here is 30 meters.

Offering excellent visibility at better than twenty meters most of the time, this site is great for macro photography.

Agia Triada Beach

Maximum Depth: 8m
Visibility: >15m
Currents: None
Prerequisite Certification: No Certification Required
Distance from the diving center: Shore Dive.

This dive site is ideal place for total beginners. Starting from the beach and gradually getting deeper makes your first steps as a diver easy.

Interesting rocks, octopus, different kind of bream, comber fish, flounder fish and starfish is some of the marine life you will see during your Discover Scuba Diving!!

Agia Triada Reef

Maximum Depth: 12m
Visibility: >15m
Currents: None
Prerequisite Certification: No Certification Required
Distance from the diving center: Shore Dive.

A shallow reef in the middle of our bay with a very impressive swim through.

If you want to go for your second Discover Scuba Diving or a Scuba Review then this well protected reef is perfect to practice and enjoy scuba diving.

The Monument

Maximum Depth: 22m
Visibility: >30m
Currents: Low
Prerequisite Certification: Open Water Diver
Distance from the diving center: 15 min.

As you swim to the edge of the magnificent Colovri reef you’ll be met with another deep reef that goes down into the abyss.

The monument is placed in one part of Colovri, the favourite place of the deceased German physician Max Hahn. This memorial is dedicated to this doctor and his friends thought it was the least they could do for him.

This area is known for the schools of beautiful anthia, shrimp, barracuda, moray eels and a host of other reef fish.

Liapades Reef

Maximum Depth: 30m
Visibility: >30m
Currents: Low
Prerequisite Certification: Open Water Diver
Distance from the diving center: 10 min.

This is a colorful dive site that is teaming with beautiful marine life.

This dive spot is a favorite place of barracudas and other fish as there are numerous of small holes at different depths.

The formation of the rocks combined with the sunlight and the colorful fish make it an ideal place for underwater photography.

Skeloudi Reef

Maximum Depth: 25m
Visibility: >30m
Currents: Low
Prerequisite Certification: Open Water Diver
Distance from the diving center: 5 min.

A dive around the island of Skeloudi, you will be surrounded by numerous fish.

Barracudas, groupers, moray eels, octopus, crayfish, different kind of sea bream and other kinds of our rich marine life is what makes the divers love this place and want to dive it again and again. Ideal dive site for beginners and experienced divers.

Colovri

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

Colovri is by far the most famous dive site that Corfu has to offer. Much has been written about it. In the international press it is counted among the 1000 most beautiful diving areas worldwide. The last report in the German magazine “Tauchen” of June 2006 describes it as the “Southern Cross”.

Around Colovri are gigantic steep drops to 120m depth. An island of 2000 square meters in the middle of nowhere where the sea drops away to the abyss! A place where you can dive 3 or 4 times at different diving spots each time and you will still want to dive again. Numerous fish of different kinds like beautiful anthia, shrimps, crayfish, groupers, barracudas, moray eels are some of the fish you can see during this dive. There is an amazing swim through full of invertebrate life. Maximum depth at this location is 40m however, if you’re a newbie then there is plenty to see and experience up in the shallows.

Aggelokastro Reef

Maximum Depth: 25m
Visibility: >30m
Currents: Low
Prerequisite Certification: Open Water Diver
Distance from the diving center: 10 min.

A fantastic reef situated just 100 meters from the coastline, named from the beautiful castle ‘Aggelokastro’, is the home to a wealth of marine life including blue comber, octopus, crayfish, moray eels, barracuda and a lot more.

Maximum depth at Aggelokastro is 30 meters, and visibility is routinely better than 20 meters.