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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.
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Areopoli, Greece
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a complete different type of experience than the usual beach, sun, sea and ancient sites in Greece. I would recommend it to anybody, especially to family with kids as it's something you don't find in a lot of places and it's also open...More

Thank Justine_Sade
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Caves are a pretty cool thing, and if Diros is your first time, you'll love it. You pay at the ticket office (there were no lineups for us, late-morning in November), then drive down and park near the entry (free washrooms available). Enter the caves...More

Thank lomimu
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed the short 10 minute boat ride, although had expected more given previous reviews. Perhaps the water level was lower than normal, however we weren’t given any information about this. Really loved the 10 min walk out of the cave. We caught a taxi...More

Thank harrytravellers
Reviewed 2 November 2018

Visiting Greece in mid September, we made a point of wanting to visit the Diros Caves and did so as part of a tour taking in Gythion, Sparta and Mystras, which involved a 2 nights stay in Gythion. We have never seen a cave like...More

Thank EmeraldCapricorn
Reviewed 24 October 2018

A fascinating and beautiful boat ride. Quite a long boat ride thru many caverns. A wonderful excurtions.

Thank maxigirl2016
Reviewed 23 October 2018

I have been in many caves, this are quite amazing and navigating them in a little boat surrounded by silence is a great experience.

Thank Experience809335
Reviewed 12 October 2018

We were on a two week vacation in Greece with two children and had included Mystras on our itinerary. Based on some less than stellar reviews here for the Caves, I had the Caves at Diros as a 'maybe' on our list. Let's just say...More

1  Thank Liat2768
Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

Visited the caves yesterday after a nearly three hour drive to get there. Was it worth it? Yes definitely, the drive whilst long provided us with spectacular views and little villages to look at as we drove through them. The caves are beautiful and so...More

Thank MoggiesMews
Reviewed 26 September 2018 via mobile

It is a Nice break and something different To do on your way to the south. Everything is well organized. It is a bit scary but especially for younger children. There are good boats, stairs and the way to follow. After the boat trip you...More

1  Thank D9133UOfrankh
Reviewed 12 September 2018

The caves are amazing and well worth the two hour drive from Monemvasia where we are staying. We arrived at 11am and had no trouble getting tickets straight away with no queue. We did the full tour which includes a boat ride and then a...More

1  Thank annegiddings
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Helen K
27 September 2018|
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Response from richard b | Reviewed this property |
Hi Folks,, The voyage is about 45 minutes and there is about 15 minutes of walking after you get out of the boat to return to the outside. I can not tell you if a small baby is Allowed, but the people there seemed pretty... More
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ashsionfire
19 July 2018|
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Response from Mace H | Reviewed this property |
You can just visit the cave. Early is best as it gets busy later in the day
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Beck2018
18 March 2018|
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Response from Sindel72 | Reviewed this property |
It’s open on Sunday’s. Unfortunately you can’t book in advance so arrive as early as you can.
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