Diving + Snorkeling
First choose one of the many diving schools on the island, those of which are fully equipped with all the necessities and consistent with international standards and then discover the beautiful depths of the surrounding Mediterranean Sea or even obtain a
With a variety of dive sites and crystal clear, blue, calm waters with extraordinary visibility, the depths of the Mediterranean can offer a mix of emotions and thrills and if you are lucky you may swim alongside the loggerhead turtles Caretta Caretta or even a monk seal. Within the complex sea caves of varying sizes and shapes, dark recesses, reefs, complex underwater passages and arches bathed in light you may come across octopuses, lobsters, prawns, crabs, starfish, eels, colourful fossilized plants and Mediterranean corals while all the time being accompanied by blackfish, bream, sargus and all the other small fish of the Ionian Sea. In a single day you can do from two to four dives and sometimes the attractions in a single area may be so rich that one dive may not be enough. The waters here are great for underwater photography due to its purity and visibility. The selected locations are suitable for divers of all levels and a unique experience can be had by night diving.
The perfect time for diving is during the months where there is little tourism for example May and October. The temperature of the sea from May to June is 17-21 degrees celsius, in July and August 22-28 degrees, in September 22-28 degrees and then in October 21-25 degrees. According to experts and experienced divers, Zakynthos offers some of the finest diving spots in the Mediterranean.