The Greek seas are recorded as the cleanest in the Mediterranean. Any discovery of an ancient object in the course of scuba diving must be immediately reported to the nearest Port Authorities. It is prohibited to bring to the surface or to move objects of archaeological or other significance, located in the deep. Underwater photography or cinematography requires the permission of the local Port Authorities, which is granted after the concurrence of the competent Underwater Archaeological Findings Inspection dept. of the Ministry for Culture & Tourism.
Discover a Volcano’s underwater beauty in Santorini.
The Aegean Sea is a very popular destination for divers, with magical waters that offer a wonderful selection of beautiful dive spots, colorful sea life, shipwrecks, caves, and many other unique underwater settings. Seize the opportunity to explore them and discover Greece’s many hidden sides!
Santorini, with its volcanic past, truly stunning landscape of steep mountains, black sand beaches, and pure blue waters is a very popular dive site for divers from all over the world. The waters around Santorini offer a wealth of underwater charm and beauty, including craters and shipwrecks.
Unveil the mysteries of Kalymnos, “The Sponge Diver’s Island”
One of the most popular dive spots of the Greek Islands is Kalymnos. Sponge fishery, processing and trading were the main professions on Kalymnos Island for hundreds of years. In fact, the use of sponges was described by Aristotle and mentioned in both Homer’s Iliad and Odyssey.
In Kalymnos, there are a number of professional diving centers, offering you training facilities and the opportunity to be certified in scuba diving. Many of these centers organize excursions.
Υou can obtain more info about scuba diving as well as the areas which have received clearance by contacting:
Greek Federation of Submarine Activity – Sports Fishing and Technical Swimming
16604 West Airport Mail Office
Tel: +30 210 9819961
Fax: +30 210 9817558