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Melissani Cave

Address: Sami, Greece
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Ranked #4 of 10 things to do in Sami
Type: Caverns & caves, Nature & Parks
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Type: Caverns & caves, Nature & Parks

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Warrington, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 NEW

You really have to see this to believe it, the boat is a bit rickety but safe, the water is so clear and cold honestly you have to see it to believe it, the water really is that blue!

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Sankt Johann in Tirol, Tyrol, Austria
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

When you are in Kefalonia, you definitely must visit this cave, it looks like paradise. Visitors enter a small boat for a few persons and a guide, the guides provide you with information about the cave and speak a fluent english and italian.

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Leicester, England, United Kingdom
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59 reviews 59 reviews
32 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

This is well worth the effort, everyone will enjoy this visit. I was amazed by the beauty here. Take a good pair of shoes, they will be needed and help you enjoy.

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East Riding of Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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56 reviews 56 reviews
4 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

Did this attraction whilst on day trip to Kefalonia. Very very touristy and although the views nice, seen one stalactite seen them all so not sure if worth the detour and cost. Each visitor will have their own opinion.

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Bognor Regis, United Kingdom
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222 reviews 222 reviews
87 attraction reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

This site was really built up as something special. If you get the light right, it can be like the Blue Grotto in Capri (a "kaleidoscope of glorious colours", so they say) - we didn't, so we just punted into the cave, round in a circle, and back out again, with nothing particular to see. If you are passing, pop... More 

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Hartlepool, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

The Melissani cave tour is a good day out if you also visit Myrtos Beach. Although you may find that there is a queue to get in it is well worth it. When you get into the cave the boat men will take you into the heart, from there you can see the roof has a some time a long... More 

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Stellenbosch, South Africa
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108 reviews 108 reviews
14 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

We visited as part of an Island tour and as such were able to skip the long lines for tickets. Not sure I would have done it otherwise. Actual cave with clear water is beautiful and the guide/boatsman was informative and quite amusing. The whole boattrip is very short though, not sure it would be worth standing in line for... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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53 reviews 53 reviews
16 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

we went as part of an organised trip.we got in line and qued.thats the worst part .although the que keeps moving,it still took at least 45 minutes before we got to see the lake.once it gets to your turn you ride on the lake in groups with a guy rowing and giving information. the lake is really pretty,it is worth... More 

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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56 reviews 56 reviews
20 attraction reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

This is a pretty small attraction but definitely worth a visit. This natural cave is amazing. We were taken round in a small boat by a very informative and funny guide. The water is an incredible vibrant emerald and the cave us stunning. Don't forget your camera

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Miami, Florida
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8 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

I went in September with a cruise shore excursion. I was honestly really disappointed. I'm not sure if there are different experiences based on what ticket price you pay, but for us we were in and out of the cave in 5 minutes. I'm not exaggerating. We stood in line to enter the cave for five minutes. The line was... More 

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