You love sailing, and diving? Sail off into the Big Blue and visit the underwater treasures of the Cyclades Cyclades! This cruise will take you behind the tourist traps of the Greek islands to sunken wrecks, reefs, caves, and cliffs, where you’ll discover the spectacular biodiversity of the Aegean. Set off in the footsteps of ancient civilisations.
If you take the option Little Cyclades, you’ll leave from Syros or Paros and discover the ancient ruins of Despotiko, the cave of Antiparos with its stalactites, the grotto of Pantieronisia, the wreck in the bay of Alimia on the island of Iraklia, and the coloured cave of Dryma.
Take the option Western Cyclades and embark at Milos or Paros to visit the wrek of the Marianna bewteen Paros and Naxos, the caves of Antiparos and Pantieronisia, the islands of Sifnos, and finally the deserted island of Kimolos-Polyegos inhabited only by Mediterranean seals.
Whatever your itinerary, you will discover the undersea world of the Cyclades while sailing from one dive-site to the next. Enjoy the crystal-clear waters that offer spectacular visibility up to 40 metres to observe gorgons, corals, coloured sponges, star fish, nudibranch, tubular worms, sea anemones… But also, the lord of undersea hunters, the barracuda; the master of disguise, the scorpion fish; and the carnival-coloured parrot fish. Grouper fish, moray eels, and tentacular octopus all await you.
Don’t be surprised to cross paths with dolphins, turtles or monk seals!
Originally born in Essen in Germany, Sotiris has been a professional skipper for 15 years. He graduated from the Yachtmaster RYA, has travelled more than 45,000 miles and sailed on the Mediterranean, the Aegean, Ionian, Adriatic, and also the Atlantic and the Indian Ocean. Sotiris started scuba diving, many years ago in the Red Sea and obtained his PADI diving certificate in 2002 in Thailand. He also has training in emergency response services for sea rescue. He is fluent in German, English, Spanish and also has some knowledge of French.
The skipper sleeps in the middle
The passengers cook
Book a flight to Athens. Then take a bus to the port and take the Ferry to the Island. (Between 4 hours and one night Ferry)