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All reviews during wwii small boat day cruise nice story hiding place history related island hopping take pictures worth a visit ionian islands submarine greek ships stalactites nidri water hided
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Reviewed 23 May 2017

This is where the Greek submarine Papanikolis hid between raids during WWII. I can only presume it was quite a small boat because the cave is rather modest in size. It's not an incredible spectacle but we had the cave to ourselves on the day...More

Thank Gooddayahead
Reviewed 21 May 2017

We hired a small speedboat for the day which was real fun. We visited the cave and it was good to see it but it is not massive and what you would probably expect to see.

Thank Valerie G
Reviewed 3 November 2016

We visit jusr waching form the cruz vessel, the ship was to big to can into to the cave but is spectacular and beautiful place to see

Thank Marius A
Reviewed 28 October 2016

Papanikolis cave is a huge cave and the hideout of a submarine during the war, we were told this submarine dashed out into the Ionion sea periodically and torpdoed German ships but could never be tracked down as it dissapeared back into the cave. Not...More

Thank brodiesmate
Reviewed 2 October 2016

wonderful trip boat went right into cave. Very interesting . wonderfull coastline with great places to swim

Thank marymac452016
Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

This is a lovely cave to swim into but I am not sure I would want to pay for a tourist boat to go out there with lots of people. We hired our own motor boat and anchored up nearby, along with about 3 other...More

Thank seathrift
Reviewed 22 September 2016

Аs everything there it`s amazing and interesting! When you go inside look at the water and stones - typical for Greece blue and white colors.

Thank Mona D
Reviewed 4 September 2016

The cave is beautiful and its better if you have the chance and the time to swim and walk around a bit. Its a nice cruise to get there as well.

Thank Andreas A
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Didnt even go in there (i think it is not even possible to do so). There is an interesting piece of history attached to the cave, though. But going there dont expect something big.

Thank Snoepert
Reviewed 3 September 2016

it was quite big. it would have been more intriguing if it had been a cave of pirates rather than famous for somebody being hidden during World War II :) but i enjoyed it. the special thing is that half of the ship goes inside...More

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Hi. We were on a day cruise, so the whole ship went in. We didn’t get off the boat at all
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