The Elpida Wreck is one of the most recent wrecks in Larnaca, Cyprus. It was sunk in late 2019 as an artificial reef. Viking Divers is a proud sponsor of this project! Located quite literally opposite the dive center, the Elpida wreck is 5 minutes away by boat. As the closest dive shop we arrange multiple trips to the wreck using our inflatable boat (see gallery)!
1. Zenobia Wreck
Boat dive* The beast that lies on it's side. One of the biggest wrecks in the Mediterranean sea. This Swedish ferry fully loaded with trailers and trucks, sunk in 1980 just outside of the Larnaca fishing harbor. Depth ranges between 17 meters on top of the wreck to 42 meters on the sandy bottom. Amazing wreck for penetration* and photography. *Advanced Certification Required. Contact dive centre for more information.
2. Alexandria wreck
Boat Dive* An old small wooden fishing vessel that sunk in an upright position in 2006. Nice for photography and light penetration. Bottom depth: 30m *Advanced certification required. Contact dive center for more information.
3. HMS Cricket Wreck
Boat Dive* A military warship built in 1915, was declared a constructive total loss on the 30th of June 1942 and was broken up for spares at Alexandria, Egypt, in 1942. The hull was towed to Pyla rangers area outside of Xylofagou. Nice for photography as under the wreck you will find some red corals. Lies at approx 30m. *Advanced certification required. Contact dive center for more information.
4. Nemesis & Liberty Wreck
*Boat Dive Artificial reefs created with the collaboration of the Cyprus Tourism Organisation and the department of fisheries. Liberty, a russian cargo ship, sank in 2009. Nemesis, the trawler, built in France, sank in 2014. Both of the wrecks are relatively close to eachother and the excursion to the wrecks contains two dives, one on each wreck. Lovely for photography and light penetration. Both wrecks lie at a depth of 25m. *Advanced Certification Required.
Boat dive* An old warship lying at a depth of 23 meters. Sank on the 28th of February 2015 as an Artificial Reef by the Cyprus Tourism Organization and the department of fisheries. *Necessary certification required. Contact dive center for more information.
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Other Amazing Dive sites!
6. Atlantis Reef
*Boat Dive Many interesting reefs stretching parallel to the shore at 7 to 15 meters in the Larnaca Bay area. Easy boat dive with clear waters and a variety of fish, octopus and potteries. *Necessary certification required.
7. Romanzo Bay
Shore dive An ideal location for introduction dives. From shallow water to 7m. With marine life and beautiful rock formations.
8. Squids Nest reef point
Shore dive An excellent location for night dives with a max depth of 13m. With marine life that you can only see at night. A mysterious world definitely worth visiting.
9. Pyla rangers
Shore dive Easy shore dive. An ideal location even for the experienced divers. With a depth of 18m, which is full of rock formations and clear waters.
11. The Nail
Shore dive. Taking it's name from a nail shaped Rock looking down at the bay. A magnificent dive site with marine life such as groupers and squids (according to the season). With a depth of 17m. Different rock formations to see.
13. The Red Cliff
*Boat dive The dive point that everyone likes to dive. Underwater canyons and small caves to discover at a depth of 17m. The water is crystal clear which makes the dive superb for all divers. *Necessary certification required.
12. The Pirate Caves
*Boat dive This dive is accompanied by the Cricket wreck dive with a small coffee break in between. Lovely dive, an awesome cave to explore with shrimps and cave fish inside. It is not an extreme cave dive but an enjoyable one. Stalagmites can be found inside for pictures. This is one of the best dive sites for photography and video. *Necessary certification required.
10. The Canyon
Shore dive The south side of Cape Crecko is ideal for a wall dive and features very extreme rock formation. Small caves can be found.
14. Tunnels & Caves
Shore dive This dive site is a favorite for many divers. It's an easy dive with a max depth of 12 meters consisting of holes, relatively long tunnels and overhanging rocks.
16. French Antennas Dive Point
Shore dive An easy shore dive next to the French antennas. Nice rock formation and lots of different marine life. Plenty of small colorful fish. A dive next to the shore line. Depth varies from 10-25 meters.
Shore dive A popular dive site due to an easy to reach deep water. Full with rock formations and crystal clear visibility which is perfect for underwater photography. Lots of marine life. Depth of 9-40 meters
15. Konnos Point
Shore dive One of the most popular and beautiful dive sites around the Cape Crecko area . A nice wall dive stretching at around 100 meters. Perfect visibility. Suitable for any diver as the max depth is 40 meters.
18. Artificial Reef
Boat dive. Lot's of different constructions for the attraction of squids, octopus, fish etc. It's also a protected area by our government.
19. Green Bay
Shore dive Located at the Protaras area, this dive point is one of the easiest and enjoyable dive sites, with small caves and statues. A perfect site for photography due to a lot of marine life. Ideal for beginners with a max depth of 12m. With an easy entry point. Best dive for relaxation.
20. Bus stop
*Shore Dive Beautiful spot with small caves and tunnels. Excellent visibility and a nice small cave which is half water, half air. Perfect place for photo enthusiasts. The max depth is 18 meters.