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Diros Cave

Areopoli, Greece
+30 2733 052222
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Day Trip to Diros Caves and Villages of Mani from Kalamata
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5000 meters of subterranean caves boat trip lasting 30 mins and 10 minute walk. One of the most beautiful lake caves in the world.
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good22%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“boat ride” (28 reviews)
“on foot” (14 reviews)
Areopoli, Greece
+30 2733 052222
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Reviewed 6 days ago

A definite must see, but I should imagine very crowded during high season (we visited in October), so we would recommend going early (I think they open at 8.00) before the coaches. Many reviews have said to get a seat up front if possible...... fine...More

Thank ThomBorth
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The cave is really a masterpiece. However when we visited the museum and the main cave Alepotripa were closed. The rower was polite but he did not speak english so I translated for the non greek co travelers as if i were in their place...More

Thank _189400189400
Reviewed 1 week ago

Being October, didn't have long to wait, given life-jackets ,only 5 of us in the boat, rower hadn't been to charm school!!! There were several times should have been told to "duck" . Apart from that it was a magical trip, Just amazing, it was...More

Thank cleveland16
Reviewed 1 week ago

Take a deep breath before coming here. The road is long and winding so you'll get there a bit tired. The staff was rude and kept us waiting 35 minutes as we were missing 2 persons to fill the boat, even though 6 gondoliers were...More

1  Thank Tal M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Underwater boat ride in beautiful cave. A bit of an experience as well. Should be much better known.

Thank MattiJT
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We decide to take this ride in the caves because is the only attraction in this area of Mani besides the beaches, so my mother is over 70 and one employee there was pushing her literally to take the boat quickly yelling all the time...More

2  Thank treko79
Reviewed 14 September 2017

This was a highlight of our Greece trip. We were mesmerized by the whole experience. If possible, try to get the front seat on the boat but watch your head :)

Thank Steelhead7
Reviewed 12 September 2017

I rang ahead to check the visiting times, which was a good idea because they were closing an hour earlier than the closing time I found online. We visited at the beginning of September and despite the warnings of long queues we actually had to...More

Thank Helen G
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

Great to experience the caves, a long boat ride through the caves with lighting, really recommended to go there.

Thank alonsegs
Reviewed 7 September 2017

I visited Diros Cave first in 1997, and the impression I had was really fantastic, kind of an inchanted reign. I returned this year with my wife, and, definitely, the place was overcrowded, but, you know, we were in august, so....patience and wait. When our...More

Thank cavallov90
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31 July 2017|
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Response from Faye J | Reviewed this property |
no need to book, only thing would be to get there earlier in day rather than later as if its too busy you wont get in
12 June 2017|
Response from ctsounis | Reviewed this property |
mobbed. but go anyway
alan l
14 March 2017|
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Response from ctsounis | Reviewed this property |
a lot of walking down the hill