Zenobia Wreck, Larnaka City

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#3 of 8 in Historic Sites in Larnaka District
Grab the opportunity to see one of the world's top shipwreck dive sites, Zenobia Wreck. On June 7, 1980, this vessel, carrying over 300 million dollars' worth of goods including cargo of 104 trucks, sank due to a software error just outside of Larnaca port. Numerous extreme divers from all over the world have explored it. The site has become one of the most popular of its kind and was featured by numerous media sources. On a dive, you can observe the ship from some 15 m (50 ft) below the surface, or visit its interior parts and lowest portions, 42 m (138 ft) under the sea. Zenobia is the highlight of most of Cyprus' diving activities. Make Zenobia Wreck a part of your Larnaka City vacation plans using our Larnaka City vacation builder.
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  • August 15, 2017
    A must-see wreck for divers, spectecular view. Lots of nice and interesting stuff down there. One day is not enough to see everything, we will definitely come back.  more »
  • August 15, 2017
    very nice dive, lots of fishes, turtle and interesting stuff to see o the ship,. like the overturned trucks  more »
  • August 12, 2017
    It was our first shipwreck dive and really enjoyed it. The staff were very helpful with carrying our tanks, I would definitely recommend this to other divers! The water was lovely and clear and there ...  more »

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