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.
DIVING IN GREECE FACT SHEET
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.