The crystal waters of Mykonos offer many opportunities for diving and snorkelling, including two shipwrecks and a rich variety of marine life.
Visibility is fantastic and sites are adapted to weather conditions and diver experience. For experienced divers, there is the option of Night Diving, NITROX-enriched air and Deep Diving Adventure and Specialities.
The highlights, among many others are: Paradise Reef at a depth of 2-30m; Paradise Point’s dramatic topography at depths ranging from 10-30m, with swim-throughs and steep drop-offs, as well as interesting ancient artefacts; the Anna II Wreck, a large cement carrier which sunk to a depth between 18-35m in July 1995 and is accessible only to divers certified to PADI Advanced Open Water; the desert island of Dragonisi, located a 40-minute boat ride to the south-east of Mykonos and which boasts spectacular rocks formations and caverns whose walls are covered with small yellow anemones, a great dive site with a depth of 3-30m for underwater photography enthusiasts. Commonly encountered marine life includes octopus, wrasse, barracuda, bream, groupers, moray eels, lobster, nudibranchs, starfish, sponges and anemones among others.