Sivota area was visited by the French naturalist Jacques Cousteau and his exploratory vessel Calypso, trying to dedicated the historical Sivota Battle……. but……. so, you never know what you can discover with Deep Blue Divers at diving!!!
The deepest part of the Sivota area reaches the 120m – 140m between of Sivota islands, Paxos island and Corfu island. At the coast line and around the Sivota islands are the shallowest diving spots. Through all the summer we don’t have winds, off course sometimes coming from the northwest but we have many diving spots around the islands which is protected from the wind.
Sivota enjoys a Mediterranean weather, with almost no rain in the period between May and September with sun all summer long. Diving in Sivota is very relaxing, the Ionian Sea is a friendly non-demanding environment. The visibility ranges from 25 to 35 meters all year round and we don´t have tides, so the water movements are minimum. Also the currents are well known for being inexistent or very low. Such good visibility temperate waters and no currents or tides makes it the perfect spot for a relaxed diving. The water temperatures range from 19 degrees in May until its peak of 25-26 Celsius degrees in July – August and September, we usually dive with a Scubapro 5mm wetsuit, in the warmest months even a shorty wetsuit will do the job, but we always offer 5mm long wetsuits for our customers. If you´re planning to bring your diving equipment, a 5mm long wetsuit will do for almost all the year. If you´re likely to get cold while diving we can also provide you chest vest, hoods, gloves, and we can always put another shorty wetsuit on top. The diving tanks we use are made of steel, in 10 or 12 liters size, also 18 liters on request.
The Marine life in Sivota is the typical you´ll find in the Mediterranean, Damselfish, Sea Slugs with predominance of (Pink Flabellina and Spotted),Groupers,Barracudas, moray, Octopus, Squids, Sea Breams, Wrasses,eel, Sea Horses, Parrot Fish, Flounders, Sea Slugs, Scorpion Fish, Gobies, Trumpetfish, Red Mullet, Amber Jack…also dolfins and sea turtles!!!
With most of its biodiversity located where the Posidonia meadows are, Sivota offers the opportunity to be amazed by the bright colors of the different families of sponges that grow in the area. Also amazings starfishes of different families and different sizes with wonderful colors, they will steal your heart!