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Melissani Cave

| Melissani Lake, Sami 280 80, Greece
+30 2674 022997
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  • Average15%
  • Poor3%
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“boat ride” (126 reviews)
“worth a visit” (156 reviews)
“short trip” (45 reviews)
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| Melissani Lake, Sami 280 80, Greece
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+30 2674 022997
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

well worth a visit. steep very slippery steps. not a long boat ride but enjoyable. sensible shoes need to be worn and trousers

Thank Allison S
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I've been here three times. It's just lovely. Enjoy the blue of the grotto and the men on the boats chatting to each other. It's a lovely respite from the heat. Wish we could take a dip from time to time!

Thank Jaymiek
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Visited Melissani Cave as part of an organised tour from our hotel. A truly wonderful experience at this natural phenomenon. There can be a queue at busy periods and take a fleece as it can surprisingly chilly below ground.

Thank Joe W
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We went to the melissani cave because we heard lots of good reports about it, we went to the entrance and went down a long slopping tunnel but it was carpeted so it wasn't slippery, and when we saw the water it was so blue,...More

Thank _stevecuv
Reviewed 2 days ago

We went around midday which we'd heard was one of the best times to visit. Only a small queue and we were soon on a boat for a tour of the cave. It's not huge and doesn't take long but well worth a visit if...More

Thank SusanT22
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Once you are in Kefalonia, you can't miss Melissana cave without visiting it and see the wonderful creation of this cave with the amazing blue clear water with a stable temperature of 15 degrees Celsius all year long. The ride in the small boat under...More

Thank andresokhn
Reviewed 3 days ago

At 10:30 in the morning, it was close to the best visiting hours (around 11:30) and there was not too many people.

Thank Eduardo01010
Reviewed 3 days ago

This visit was part of our one day island tour. It proved very popular. There is a reasonably steep incline before you reach the cave so anyone with mobility problems may find it difficult. The boat trip is good and the guides know how to...More

Thank Forestraveller
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

we visited this cave and its like a large pool and a guide rows a boat around this rock into a dark water passage then back again the total duration about 10 mins seriously not what i expected at 6 euros a go seriously dont...More

Thank James D
Reviewed 3 days ago

The caves were only about 20 minutes away from our hotel so we thought we'd go and have a look. The caves are underground and cost is €7 each adult. This includes a boat ride that takes about 20 minutes. Our boat guide was very...More

Thank Linbol75
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William W
7 September 2017|
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Response from Vaggelis P | Reviewed this property |
Hello!!! 7€ per adult!
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Verzhine M
18 July 2017|
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Response from Emma C | Reviewed this property |
The cave is on kefalonia one of the ionian islands, nowhere near mykonos or santorini, you would need to fly into kefalonia or get a boat from athens which i think takes 6 hours. Also there is relatively no public transport... More
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Andrie C
2 July 2017|
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Response from elainecp53 | Reviewed this property |
Afraid not to swimming in cave ,although very tempting ,with the fabulous clear waters ,it's a small guided tour in a row boat ,
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