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impressive

You can only get here by boat. It is impressive, but not the only thing to see when on cruise. The... read more

Reviewed 3 January 2018
Sadie A
,
Bucharest, Romania
Interesting cave

This cave is very interesting, being formed at the contact with the water sea. I have visited only... read more

Reviewed 29 September 2017
Laurentiu1987A
,
Timisoara, Romania
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“small boat” (9 reviews)
“during wwii” (6 reviews)
“day cruise” (8 reviews)
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Meganisi, Greece
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Reviewed 3 January 2018

You can only get here by boat. It is impressive, but not the only thing to see when on cruise. The interesting thing is the story about this Cave. The name came from the submarine that was underneath the water in WWII and that struck...More

Thank Sadie A
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Reviewed 29 September 2017

This cave is very interesting, being formed at the contact with the water sea. I have visited only the entrance during a cruise into the Ionian Sea, but the history related with the cave is exciting.

Thank Laurentiu1987A
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Reviewed 25 September 2017

Went into the cave as part of the "Island hopping" tour. Jumped into the water from the boat and was surprised how clear and warm it was.

Thank jeff c
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Reviewed 17 September 2017

you reach the cave by boat a quick tour, take pictures and away. Not reccomended to swim there. The cave isnt that big

Thank Cora L
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Reviewed 17 September 2017

Went on self hire small boat; cave is big and deep enough to sail into. Maybe I've seen too many caves and 'blue lagoons', so this one was not spectacular, no stalagmites or stalactites, clear water with fish in it no different from other rocky...More

Thank Mike B
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Reviewed 13 September 2017

We went on a day cruise round the islands from Nidri on the Nidri star ,this was one of the stops ,fascinating and full of history ,then the capt said ,we are going in ,you wonder to yourself ,he,s never gone to do it but...More

1  Thank Jeanette Nette G
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Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

Part of a daily crusie from Lefkada, Papanikolis' cave played a critical role for Greece during WWII. A famous submarine was hiding there during the war to evade enemy radars and the locals were supplying the sailors during the night. Its always nice when a...More

Thank Gabriel S
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Reviewed 5 September 2017

Stunning safe swim into this cave is an ideal stop off during a sailing holiday in the Ionian Islands. Fabulous blue clear waters packed with fish. Best around 2.00pm to get the best sun light direction.

Thank Felicity B
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Reviewed 4 September 2017

The cave is huge, and underwater it's wonderfully colored as the algae are red and blue. In the late morning it's assaulted by the daily cruise boats, and in the afternoon the waves make it difficult to swim there. But if you get there before...More

Thank John D
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Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

If you visit the cave as part of the 1 day big boat cruise , DON'T GO, unless you want to lose a day of vacation. 2.5 hours of doing something, including the lunch

Thank 1cristi
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