Why Scuba Dive in Greece


Scuba Diving in the Greek Islands brings together endless crystal clear waters under the brilliant Greek sun with perfect diving conditions and an abundance of diving attractions such as: shipwrecks both recent and ancient, steep drop-offs speckled with an abundance of colorful marine life, caves, canyons, volcanoes, and vibrant sponges in the crystal clear waters of the Aegean Sea.

Add to that; Greek culture, ancient civilization history, cuisine, fascinating sites awesome underwater photography opportunities of shipwrecks and marine life. Although diving is the primary reason for divers to visit Greece, so much to do.

AND …… Each day, sailing to a different dive site at islands 20 to 30 miles apart sailing on a Live Aboard beautiful private yacht that accommodates from 6 to 24 people.

Scuba Diving in Greece is new, ( permitted officially in 2006 ), so it has not been a well known dive destination.  You’ll be among the few divers to begin the exploration of these ancient seas and the secrets they hold. Diving in Greece is now allowed in all the sea areas of Greece and the Greek islands where there is no specific prohibition for the protection of archaeological sites.

After the day’s diving, you’ll find yourself at a different island each night, there to enjoy Greek culture, cuisine, fascinating sites and unstoppable nightlife. At the end of your diving adventure through the Greek islands, spend a few days in awe of the ancient sites around Athens, made more amazing set amidst a thoroughly modern metropolis or at one of the world reknown islands of Mykonos or Santorni.


Summer average air temperature : 77 to 78

Summer average water temperature: 72 to 76

Recommended exposure protection : 3 mm to 5 mm wetsuits

Average visibility : 60 ft to over 100 ft

Coldest period : November to March

Hottest periods : April to October

Best times to dive : The water temperature slowly creeps up after April, making July through September the warmest period.

Marine Life : Once people have dived around Greece, they realize that the phrase “ the Med is dead” must have been said by someone who has never dived there. Although it is not as rich in large fish such as sharks and whales as in the Red Sea, the waters of Greece are rich in dolphins, sea lions, rays, and many other large fish. On most dives, you can expect to see these and other marine life such as Octopus, squid, Morays, flounder, scorpion, and many many other species.