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Killer Reef

Where Kakava reefs meet their southwestern boundaries there is a shallow rocky plateau before water depth drop. Broken amphorae and metal pieces of yet undisclosed ancient and modern wrecks is the evidence of maritime accidents through thousands of years. The elevated reef streams the open sea swell to strong currents, attracting huge schools of damselfish and picarels and their predators, snappers and amberjacks that often dash from the depth on their prey. Countless holes and crevices give shelter to crabs, scorpionfish, moray eels and Triton’s trumpet shells. However this is apparently the perfect habitant for the countless Pilgrim Hervia nudibranch that love rocky bottoms and slopes in clear and well-oxygenated water. Their abundance and the shallow depth of the dive makes it the perfect site for ambitious macro u/w photographers.

The average depth or the dive is 8 m, while the max is 12 m, appropriate for divers of all levels.

The usual visibility is 25 m and temperature ranges between 22-27 °C in summer months. Occasionally a medium surface current may be encountered. Boat ride duration 6′.