There are dive shops dotting the entire shoreline of Crete, so you won’t have a hard time finding a suitable place to drop anchor. The surprisingly clear blue waters of the Mediterranean beckon divers from around the world.There are dives on Crete that run the gamut of experience levels, from newbies to masters. A particular favorite activity is night diving, taking the already surreal environment to new heights.One of the most popular diving areas in Crete is Chania. You can find stone arches, fantastic volcanic rocky reefs, and an abundance of marine life in the water surrounding Chania town. See unique black corals and marine life that cannot be found anywhere else.
Crete Sea Life
The Mediterranean has marine life that differs from anywhere else on the globe. You can find creatures ranging from tiny anchovies to large animals like the thresher shark, with its impressively long tail. Huge marine life like dolphins and whales sometimes make appearances, though they are less common than out in the open ocean.See the incredible red and black corals here, unexpected gems in this clear water.
How To Get There
You can either fly onto the island, or take the ferry from Piraeus. You can also ferry in from Italy, or from Peloponnese and the Cyclades.