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A large underground network of caves full of strangely shaped rock formations.
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Diros 230 62, Greece
+30 2733 052222
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Reviewed 13 December 2018

We visited the cave near the end of a too-fast day trip driving around the Mani from North to South, East to West. The cave is very cool to see and you are taken around in small skiffs, so all tours are guided and the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank tkt1961
Reviewed 2 December 2018

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

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Justine_Sade
Reviewed 21 November 2018

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

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank lomimu
Reviewed 10 November 2018 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

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank harrytravellers
Reviewed 8 November 2018

Be prepared to hand over your bags before you get in the boat - no bags are allowed. The boat operators are very skilful at steering the boats through the caves, and the views are stunning. There was no description in any language, but the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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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

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 24 October 2018

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

Date of experience: October 2018
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.

Date of experience: October 2018
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

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Liat2768
Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

This was an amazing experience. Ok I’m lucky to speak Greek but the guide was a wonderful man with a lot of love and passion for his work! Some people here complain but that’s not fair it is really difficult and dangerous to guide people...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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17 April 2017|
Response from Steelhead7 |
Low Season (Oct 1 to May 31): 8:30-16:30 High Season (June 1 to Sep 30): 8:30-19:00
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