Diving in Kas
The entire area around Kas is full of world famous dive sites that offer visitors to Turkey and diving enthusiasts with a countless number of diving spots to choose from. Diving is by far the most popular activity in Kas, as well as one of the most popular activities to do while on your Fethiye to Olympos cruise or Olympos to Fethiye cruise. Scuba diving in Kas is also in the top 100 places to dive in the world.
Some of the main draws of diving in Kasinclude a choice of more than 30 dive sites, access to an extremely attractive underwater landscape, crystal clear waters with maximum visibility and exotic marine life.
Some of the most popular dive sites in and around Kas include caves, wreck diving, underwater canyon exploration and sometimes even night diving. The choice of dive sites largely depends on experience, certification and the visibility on the day that you choose to dive.
Diving in Kas allows visitors to view marina life in their natural habitat. Turkey is home to an array of beautiful marine life including Sea slugs, Jackfish, Caretta Caretta Sea Turtles, Stingrays, Octopus and a variety of colourful fish.
And that’s not all that Kas has to offer. There are a number of other marine life forms that are also known to visit the area including dolphins!
What makes diving in Kas so safe and popular for tourists is that Kas has many companies diving in the area with world class instructors. Plus they also offer short dives to fit in with your gulet cruise if passing by in the area. Diving is fun for all ages and all expertise. Alaturka offers gulet cruise short dives and full-day dives. The price for a short dive during your blue cruises is around 30 euro per person in peak season. For full day tours, the price varies and guests should be expecting to pay around 45 euro for the day or more. This includes all of your equipment hire, instructor and pickup and drop off to your boat or hotel. This also includes lunch on the full day tour. Pretty reasonable!
Some of the most popular dive sites in Kas include Pegeon Island, Blue Hole, Mavi Wreck and Paradise Reef, Assi Island and Lighthouse Reef and Otoman Wreck.