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Reviewed 1 week ago

It is possible to approach the yacht to the entrance of the cave. The depth of the water is close to 60 meters so that it is not possible to anchor but you can use the dingi and enter the cave, tie the dingi to...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Avrahami
Reviewed 5 November 2018

There are many tour boats from Lefkada, and perhaps other islands nearby, that go to Papanicolis cave. The scenery is beautiful both on the way there and in the cave. The spot is historic and make sure you don΄t miss to hear all about it....More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Maria_Ilemo
Reviewed 5 October 2018 via mobile

On a Five Island Cruise which took us to the island of Meganisi to look at Papanikolis Cave. The boat that we were on was small enough to go into the cave. The water is crystal clear and was interesting going into the cave. Shame...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank CarolG900
Reviewed 21 September 2018

part of the cruise Seven Islands Cruises, looking for the burrow of the submarine the ability of the captain to enter a little bit inside the cave brings a little bit of adrenaline my expectations were higher than what i got

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 15 September 2018

A cave on the island of Meganissi whose historical significance (associated with a Greek submarine that hid there during WWII) is disputed, but the trip to it is worthwhile - offered by medium-sized cruise ships from Lefkada and some neighboring islands.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Krasimir K
Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

This was included as part of the cruise we took on the Makedonian Palace Cruise Ship. It’s worth a visit

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 64BElias
Reviewed 4 September 2018

It’s a nice cave and easily accessible, which means it get crowded. Get the photo and get out back to a nice bay for a swim.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Damien W
Reviewed 24 August 2018

there are always boats going into this cave and some big boats. But you do need a boat to get to it. Not much else to say about it

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank bertilon082
Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

Went on a day trip from Nidri. Had a lovely swim in the ocean and diving off of the ship we were on. Seems to get very busy though as it's a very popular tourist destination for the local day cruise companies.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Haydn F
Reviewed 28 July 2018

Great stories about the WWII submarine that hid in this cave. You can just imagine how it crept up into the cave to avoid discovery. Highly recommend you see it!

Date of experience: July 2018
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You can approach this cave only by boat, in this cave hiking is not possible, you can approach by boat and you might swim around if the ship's captain allow you so. If there are many waves it is dangerous to swim around the... More
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