Kakava Amphora Yard

Dive sites
Greece

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Fishes
Flora & Corals
Difficulty

Scuba diving conditions

Maximum depth
Current
Visibility

When to go?

From May to October

Fishes and sea creatures

Turtle
Grouper
Nudibranch
Octopus
Moray eel
Scorpionfish
Eagle ray
Crab
Shrimp
Sargo
Starfish
Blennie
Damselfish
Brown meagre
Dentex
Goby
Slipper lobster
Sarpa salpa
Parrotfish


Reviews
1 Review
Blue Manta Diving & Aquanautic Club 07/01/2019

“Kakava” is an extended ancient wrecks site, once believed to be a submerged village. There is an abundance of amphorae, primarily from Roman era wrecks with at least one from 2nd century BC. Around the reef more evidence of ancient to modern day wrecks are present, such as steel ship parts and huge coal pieces, marking the resting place of an unknown steamboat. Schools of damselfish hover against the current attracting predators such as snappers, Mediterranean barracudas and amberjacks. Parrotfish, brown meagres, groupers and octopuses occupy every recess and crevice along the reef. The dive site is situated between the two main nesting beaches for Loggerhead sea turtles around Kefalonia “Kaminia” and “Skala”, so chances to catch sight of one looking for her next meal, are quite high. The average depth or the dive is 8 m, while the max is 12 m, appropriate for divers of all levels. The usual visibility is 25 m and temperature ranges between 22-27 °C in summer months. Occasionally a weak surface current may be encountered. Boat ride duration 6′.
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