One of the most popular dive sites in Paphos due to the unique natural rock formations cut out by sea currents giving the appearance of an amphitheatre. With a shore entry and depths varying from 8m-22m with the most interesting points of interest around 9m, the Amphitheatre is a great dive site for newly certified divers. Spot an octopus, cuttlefish, moray eel, flounders and much more!
With a maximum depth of 18m, Cynthiana is another dive site in Paphos perfectly suited for Open Water divers and above. Hosting some of the best marine life off the shore of Cyprus and a great place to spot sea snails, lobsters, starfish, trumpet fish, sea bream, grey mullet, amber jacks, parrot fish, rainbow and peacock wrasse and if you are lucky you may spot large squid, moray eels or turtles as this site is an annual territorial area for green and loggerhead turtles.
In addition to the variety of marine life this site has to offer, it also has an array of different landscapes to explore; swim throughs, gullies, overhangs and reefs making it interesting to experienced divers and newly certified alike!
Located in Paphos, Pistol Bay offers extremely varied topography and a great site for Advanced Open Water divers with a maximum depth of 22m and filled with swim throughs, overhangs and caverns. Sea bass, sea bream, tuna, wrasse, trumpet fish and barracuda are among some of the marine life expected to be seen around this site; although keep a look out for loggerheads, marine turtles, seals and even stingrays that have been spotted lurking in the waters!
Named ‘The Chapel’ due to its breath-taking location near the tiny church of Agioi Anargyroi situated atop the cliff face and suitable for all certified divers with depths ranging from 10-40m, be sure to add The Chapel to your list of excursions for your trip to Cyprus! Hover over the beds of seagrass and enjoy the beautiful rock formations; taking a close look at the cliff walls for fossils and colourful sponges that cover the rocks.