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The dive sites of Kas / Turkey

The area around Kas belongs to the Top 100 diving destinations worldwide. This is because this area has an high amount of underwater life combined with very clear water (up to 40 meterss visibility) and beautiful underwater landscapes.

Diving in Kas often remninds you of ancient times: Many very old amphoras and other ancient relicts ( some are more than 2000 years old ) are waiting for your discovery !

There are around 30 different dive spots, that are all reachable within 30 minutes starting from the harbour of Kas. Diving in Kas contains an huge amount of possibilities like wreck-diving, cave-diving, underwater canyons, a lot of stone reefs, swim-throughs & tunnels, nightdiving as well as underwater art exhibitions and many great places for swimming & snorcling.

The marine life : Barakuda, Stingrays, Sea-Turtles, rare Snails & Nudibranches, Dorades, Jackfishes, Soldierfishes, Octopusses, Muray-Eels, Trumpetfishes, many kinds of Brasses as well as huge Groupers of several kinds and many more amazing underwater lifeforms are seen regulary in this area.

A few of the dive sites, we are introducing here ( more will follow, soon ) :

dive places"The Canyon" : Great underwater canyon, that falls down from 3 - 23 m. Several swimthroughs, 60 year old iron shipwreck. Alternate routes to max. 18 m. for beginner divers are possible.

What to see : Sea Turtles, Sepia, Nudibranches, Groupers, Baracudas, Jackfishes

Divesite Infos :
Time to reach by boat : 30 minutes
Depht Range : 3 - 40 meter
Adaptable to : Experienced divers
Specials : Sometimes strong current at surface. In 2007, a seal was regulary sawn at this divespot.

Neptun Riff : An easy to dive reef in a depht range of 12-30 meters. Masses of ancient amphoras.

What to see :very old ancient cans & amphoras ( up to 2000 years old ), rare nudibrnaches, triggerfishes, jackfishes, groupers, brasses, a small ( diveable ) caynon, sometimes sea-turtles.

Divesite Infos :
Time to reach by boat : 35 minutes
Depht Range : 12 - 40 Meter
Adaptable to : all levels
Specials : Ancient amphoras, small diveable underwater canyon

The Tunnel : In a depht of 18 meters, you are swimming down in a
hole ( 5 x 5 meter ) and find yourself suddenly in a beautifull, half closed cave ( which means : you see always the exit ) . There are beautifull soft corals growing at the walls and in the edges on the bottom, you'll find small shrimps. Later, your route let you follow a nice dropoff, where you can find nice nudibranches, parrot fishes, soldier-fishes, spanish lobsters and also groupers.

What to see :very old ancient cans & amphoras ( up to 2000 years old ), rare nudibrnaches, triggerfishes, jackfishes, groupers, brasses, a small ( diveable ) caynon, sometimes sea-turtles.

Tauchspot Infos :
Time to reach by boat 35 - 40 minutes
Depht Range : 20 - 40 meter
Adaptable to : Experienced divers
Specials : Direct descent to 20 meters at the boat's anchor place

Oasis Reef : A small, mountain-shaped reef, sourrounded by sand and seegras. On your way to the reef, you will see many quiet huge shells, which are living in symbiosis with small shrimps. At the reef, there are many small caves with muray-eels and cardinalfishes living inside - also many nice amphoras are to see there. Nearby the reef lays a small shipwreck, which is the home of 2 big groupers, some softcorals and a very rare kind of anemone. The Oasis reef is very flexible to dive and for sure worse to go there 2 or 3 times. Those of you with good eyes may find seahorses as well.

What to see : Sepia, sea rabbits, a small ship wreck, groupers, sea turtles, nudibranches, sometimes baracudas.

Divespot Infos :
Time to reach by boat : 30 minutes
Depht Range : 8 - 25 meter
Adaptable to : all levels
Specials : Small ship wreck, sea turtles

Assi Island : A good place to see octopus, barakudas, rare nudibranches, grouper and sometimes sea turtles. Assi Island is a small Island, which you can sourround during your dive. Underwater photographers can find many nice motives here.


What to see : Groupers, nudibranches, jackfishes, small tunas, octopus

Divespot Infos :
Time to reach by boat 30 minutes
Depht Range 12 - 40 meters
Adaptable to : all levels
Specials : Alternate routes for beginners possible in case, there is current

2 Brothers :   A pair of islands, that includes in fact 3 different divespots - from a shallow dive in easy circumstances up to "secret" places beyond the standard depht limits. The record to sourround in one dive the 2 islands ( a 96 minutes dive ) is still unbeaten....


What to see : Groupers, nudibranches, jackfishes,brasses, muray eels, octopus

Divespot Infos :
Time to reach by boat 30 minutes
Depht Range 5 - 55 meters
Adaptable to : All level
Specials : Many different dive routes possible

"Flying Fish" : According to several elections from divers, scuba-magazines & divecenters, this divesite is the No 1 diveplace in Turkey. One of the main reasons for this as a airplane wreck from the second world war ( italian bomber ) that lays in a depht from 58 - 70 meter.


What to see :Airplane wreck from second world war, Barakuda, Rare Snails, Stingrays, Octopus, Muray Eels, Brasses, Jackfishes, Trigger-Fishes, many huge Groupers.

Divespot Infos :
Time to reach by boat 35 minutes
Depht Range : 6 - 60 Meter
Adaptable to : experienced divers
Specials : Often strong current from the open sea-side. A dive to the airplane wreck is limited to very high experienced divers only.


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