Melissani Cave

Melissani Cave, Karavomylos: Address, Melissani Cave Reviews: 4/5

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June Smith
St Albans, UK20 contributions
Magical Secret Grotto Like Experience
Oct 2020 • Friends
I loved how clear the water was & how tho it was so deep you could see to the bottom, it felt icy cold despite the weather being so hot, I took several videos that can be seen on my instagram theevil.barbie, our tour guide was very interesting taking a pic of my friend Jennie & l on the boat at the end. The cave area with all it's stalactites and stalagmites & different colours in the stone were very pretty & magical grotto like, I'd definitely recommend anyone in the area, pays them a visit
Written 28 February 2021
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Barbs25
Staffordshire, UK2 236 contributions
Short trip but very pretty
Oct 2020 • Couples
Plenty of free parking on site, 6 euros per adult to get in and very quiet when we went so ended up with a private tour. Short walk underground to the boats and the tour was only about 10 mins but the guide was fun, singing to us with the great acoustics in the cave. Really enjoyed it, beautiful clear water and something a little different to see
Written 19 October 2020
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Kim B
uk20 contributions
Nice experience
Oct 2020 • Couples
A nice little boat ride around these interesting caves with a knowledgeable, singing guide who offered to take photos of everyone with their phones. Only lasted about 10 minutes or so, but long enough to experience the beauty of the caves and only 6 euros
Written 18 October 2020
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Harry W
London, UK6 contributions
Must See!
Oct 2020
If you come to Kefalonia you MUST do the Melissani Cave, if you do nothing else! The water is crystal clear, try to go as close to midday as possible for some great photo opportunities!
Written 6 October 2020
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helen t
Phuket, Thailand63 contributions
interesting !
Sep 2020
Worth the 6 euro entrance for the 10 minute or so trip. Intersting to hear where the water comes from - we did visit the sink holes the previous day so nice to connect the journey. lovely blue clear water. wish we could swim!
Written 1 October 2020
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Bob G
Benfleet, UK9 contributions
Cave beautiful, the guide was very ignorant and unhelpful though.
Sep 2020 • Couples
The Cave itself was worth a visit, and is beautiful, however as an experience it was not good. The guy on the boat whizzed around the cave as fast as he could. He gave a brief narrative about the cave, but it was BRIEF !! He was more interested in taking a couple of photos for us, but then menacingly mentioning tips. (I did not give one, as I only tip for good service and could have taken a selfie if I had so desired.) it is definitely a tourist trap at 12 euros for less than 10 minutes, not really giving you time to take in the beauty of the cave. I found the man to be unfriendly, unhelpful and quite rude, despite the fact that they advertise trips with friendly knowledgeable guides. It is worth a visit, but just be prepared for the aggressive nature of the guides. Maybe I was unlucky with mine who knows, but they all seemed uninterested and more concerned with arguing about whose boat was next. This is my opinion, but just being honest about my experience to try to prepare others for theirs.
The cave would get 4/5 but sadly the guy would get a 0/5 so making it an average of 2/5.
Written 29 September 2020
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Brummie_Traveller_7
Birmingham11 contributions
Closed
Sep 2020 • Couples
Tried to visit on 20 September 2020.

Closed with no information in English. Not sure if this was to do with covid or hurricane because no information.
Written 21 September 2020
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CapDeathCarpet
151 contributions
Great for Assassin's Creed Fans
Sep 2020
Such a beautiful place to visit, the cave is breathtaking, the boat ride was fun and the rower was friendly and informative....but it is a very small cave to visit at the end of the day.

Great for fans of Assassin's Creed Odyssey if you want to see the actual places that feature in the game.
Written 13 September 2020
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JulesbSouthLondon
South London139 contributions
Great boat trip and well worth doing
Sep 2020
Great boat trip through the caves and good for young children. The boat trip lasted about 15 minutes. The social distancing was good too. The man gave a verbal commentary about the caves which was interesting. We got there at about 11:15am which was a good time before all the coaches arrived.
Written 13 September 2020
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Chrissie W
3 contributions
STUDY AMOUNT OF TIME ON A COACH v Amount of time at Destination!
Apr 2020 • Solo
Ckheck how long the journey will take. We set off at Skala at 10am, picked up lots od others & arrived at the Lake in the Cave by 12.40pm. Back at hotel by 5pm. All for a 10 minute boat ride within a cave.
I doubt I'd do this again, not exactly a brilliant experience because of amount of pick ups & drop offs.
Written 8 September 2020
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