The Zenobia Wreck, just a short 15min boat trip from Larnaca Marina, is an amazing dive. Widely regarded as one of the World’s top 10 wreck dive sites. It provides the PADI OWSD with an excellent stage to progress with the PADI Adventures in Diving program, for The Advanced diver to participate in Speciality Training (and certification) or just to enjoy 2 spectacular wreck dives. The dive boat, an old London fire tender, is comfortable, well equipped and is ideal as a diving platform. The friendly, co-operative crew provide complementary fruit and refreshments onboard and lunch, usually a BBQ, is all included in the activity price.
Learn about the last days of the ship
The Zenobia, a roll-on roll-off ferry, was built in 1979 by Kockums in Malmo, Sweden. A Swiss registered vessel, she had set off from Malmo on her maiden journey on May 4th 1980, bound for Syria, carrying 104 lorries all loaded with cargo. The cargo was destined for Mediterranean and Middle Eastern markets. MS Zenobia entered the Mediterranean Sea through the Gibraltar Strait on May 22nd 1980 and sailed to Keraklion, Crete. After 2 days moored there she departed for Port Piraeus, Greece… more