Top Snorkeling and Scuba Diving in Cyprus
Ready to check out the best sites in Cyprus for scuba diving, snorkeling, shore diving, free diving or other ocean activities? Zentacle has 14 dive sites, snorkel spots, beaches, and more. Discover hand-curated maps, along with reviews and photos from nature lovers like you. No matter what you're looking for, you can find a diverse range of the best ocean activities in Cyprus to suit your needs.
#1 - Cyclops cave
Regularly called The Cliffs by English speaking dive schools due to the 12m high underwater cliff to the left of the entry point below Cyclops cave Cyclops cave is also known as Spilia tou Kiklopa, The Cliffs.
#2 - Green Bay
The Fish-Fiding-Rock is the only attraction for divers. The fish is spoiled by feeding and comes to the large boulder rock (depth of 7-8 m), when divers knock on it with the stones or something hard. Thousands of fish gather around, so it is difficult to even take the pictures. From the shore of Protaras
#5 - St George Island
By boat from Latsi ( Latchi ) harbour. West of the island can get guite steep whereas the east has lots of swim-throughs and can be kept shallow for the less experienced divers. St George Island is also known as Saint George Island.
#6 - The Stage
The dive goes down in steps to around 12 m then has a small overhang, a cave and various swim-throughs. A great site for photography. Across the land from the Amphitheatre. Down a steep path on the rock face ( can be slippy when wet! ).
#7 - Dinosaur Bay
After entering the bay, swim out over rocks that are shaped like dinosaur bones. After leaving these turn right and there are lots of small caves and sink holes. Take a bearing on the way out, as finding the exit point is not easy as the terrain is fairly flat and featureless. take the turning opposite Spilies bar, down to the coast. A short walk gets you into the small semi-circular bay.
#8 - Twin Anchors
Twin Anchors is a 0-star rated scuba dive and snorkel destination in Cyprus which is accessible from shore based on 0 ratings.
#9 - Achilleas
The wreck is of a trawler that was blown up in the 70´s as part of an insurance claim. The wreck is fairly neatly spread with the bulk of the wreck being intact. The visibility is fantastic and because of the shallow depth, very light. Easily reached by boat from Paphos harbour
#10 - Konnos bay
Konnos bay is a 0-star rated scuba dive and snorkel destination in Cyprus which is accessible from shore based on 0 ratings.
#11 - Pirates Bay
Pirates Bay is a 0-star rated scuba dive and snorkel destination in Cyprus which is accessible from shore based on 0 ratings.
#12 - Mimosa Bay
Mimosa Bay is a 0-star rated scuba dive and snorkel destination in Cyprus which is accessible from shore based on 0 ratings.
#14 - Antenna steps
This is an extremely easy dive site and relatively shallow. To the right hand side moray eels and turtles have been seen during the summer months. To the left hand side a variant of small and large fish (for Cyprus) have been seen as well as moray eels. At the end of the rock formations is a small cave which has a hole wide enough for a diver to fit through at the top. The sandy plain to the east of the dive site is at 6m so it can be utilised for diver training This is an easy site to find Head towards Cape Grecko once you have reached the pennisula follow the road in the direction of the 4 large antennas. After you have gone down the hill and have reached the plain of the antennas look to your left for a wooden picnic seat that has steps to its left hand side and you are there!