There are thousands of amazing cave diving sites all over the world and it would be hard to tell which is better than the other. Each diving site has a unique characteristic that makes it an amazing sight to behold. Here are some of the best cave diving sites in the world:
Kllsby’s Sinkhole and the Shaft
Kilsby’s Sinkhole and the Shaft are located in Mount Gambier, South Australia where there are 30 cave diving sites. To access the Shaft, an experienced diver will get lowered to the ground through a manhole by use of a metal tripod. Inside the cave, the diver has to go through an 8-meter hanging drop to get to the water surface.
The cave’s width is 20 meters and the depth is 120 meters. Due to the grave darkness in the cave, people liken it to outer space. Several scientists have explored the cave to study more about marine life or geology.
Kilsby’s sinkhole is located on a sheep farm which is 10meters from Mt. Gambier. The sinkhole attracts divers due to its crystal clear water beneath that makes is an amazing sight to behold. The farm owners have established a lasting relationship with the Cave Divers Association of Australia to ensure that safe diving practices are observed.
Located in Crete, Greece, Blue Cave is characterized by snappers, lobsters, white bream, and jacks around its entrance. The cave is 36 feet wide and 49 feet long and as divers enter the cave, they’ll be able to watch the overhead crashing of the ocean waves.
At the back of the cave, the cave is very narrow and can only accommodate 1 diver. If you get the chance to get here, you will be able to view the amazing stalagmites and stalactites as you look up the halocline.
Elephant’s Cave is located in Chania, Greece. Its entrance is 25 to 39 feet deep and has a width of 30 feet. When entering the cave, you will swim for 40 meters where you’ll encounter stalagmites and stalactite that are either red or white in color.
As you come to the end of the pathway, you will get into a large cavern full of rock formations and elephant’s fossil remains such as teeth, vertebrae, and tusk. You will also see multiple deer bones that belong to regular and dwarf deers.