Scuba diving in Cricket Wreck
Cricket Wreck used to be a WW2 Gunboat which is now lying on the sea floor close to Larnaca bay. HMS Cricket lies upside down like many warships and can by penetrated and explored throughout as the currents have created a sandy dip beneath the ship. Divers can swim inside the hull through the escape hatches and underneath the wreck. It is a home to moray eels, barracudas, groupers and many other sea creatures. Water visibility is around 25m/82ft. The average depth of the site is 25m/82ft with the maximum depth of 32m/105ft.
When to go
The sea temperature around the island of Cyprus ranges from 16C/60F to 30C/86F. The main diving season runs from May to November when the sea temperature increases to around 22-32C/71-89F and the average daily air temperature ranges from 25C/77F to 37C/98F.
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