Water activity

Crete: Private Ship Wreck Scuba Dive at Kaloi Limenes Beach

Activity provider: Horizon Diving

Crete: Private Ship Wreck Scuba Dive at Kaloi Limenes Beach

Activity provider: Horizon Diving

From US$ 176.52 per person

Go on 2 scuba dives with an instructor and explore an underwater sight full of wonders: a shipwreck. Swim through the wreck's teeming marine life, including eels, groupers, lionfish, and more.

About this activity

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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 7 hours
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English, Greek
Pickup included
Meet your driver in the parking in front of your hotel reception.
Private group


  • Feel the cool, crystal clear sea water surround you on 2 dives
  • Explore bright aquatic life and the Byron I cargo ship wreck
  • Stay active while on holiday with 2 guided scuba dives
  • Enjoy a private road trip to the southern coast of Crete
  • Have the undivided attention of your scuba instructor
Full description

Discover a shipwreck during 2 scuba dives with an instructor. Head over to Kaloi Limenes Beach, gear up, and swim through the now bustling aquatic life living around the cargo ship wreck. Tuck into local snacks in between your dives, reenergizing yourself.

Drive through varying landscapes, past mountains and traditional villages before arriving at Kaloi Limenes Beach, where the "Byron I" cargo ship wreck is laying down on the sea floor. During your dive briefing learn the history of the wreck. The "Byron I" was a cargo ship carrying 11,000 tons of sugar. On January 17, 1985 the ship sunk in bad weather conditions, dropping its sugary cargo around it. Luckily, the crew managed to survive and was saved from the wreck.

Nowadays. this 100-meter ship wreck is home to divers aquatic life, from groupers to octopuses, and from moray eels to lionfish, and more. Dive in crystal clear waters with great visibility, making this dive site a unique place for underwater photography.

Tuck into a delicious local snack with fruits and drinks between your 2 dives, and enjoy a debrief with your instructor after both dives, as your dive log is filled out.

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off from the Heraklion area
  • Round-trip transportation in an air-conditioned car
  • 2 private scuba dives
  • Instructor
  • Full set of scuba diving equipment
  • Snacks
  • Drinks
  • Underwater camera rental
  • Hotel transfer from other areas
  • Additional food and drinks
  • Tips
Not suitable for
  • Children under 10 years
  • Pregnant women
  • People with heart problems
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds

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Important information

What to bring

  • Swimwear
  • Towel
  • Diving certification

Know before you go

  • This activity is suitable only for people with a scuba diving certificate

Product ID: 409624