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Address: Melisani Lake, Argostolion, Greece
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Quick boat trip around the cave

The color of the water is an amazing, almost surreal turquoise. The cave itself was small, but worth the visit. Saw eels swimming in the water.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
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Athens, Greece
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39 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

An amazing experience to ride on a boat in this cave. The water color is unbelievable. It really worths your time.

Thank ebi1
Frankfurt, Germany
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Tha cave is nice, but small. the water was beautiful as well. Didn't like the boat drivers who were taking your camera from your hads to take a picture of you, waiting to give them money back before they take you out of the boat. I always tip, but only because i want to do it, not because someone would... More 

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I visited Kefalonia several years ago and still to this day, having been to many far flung holiday destinations, no where compares quite to the Mellisani Caves. They are strikingly a lovely blue. There are stairs leading down to a boat though and these are not great to manoeuvre. A good morning out.

Thank Karl K
Miami, Florida
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56 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This underground river had it's roof cave in after an earthquake exposing it to the world above. Relatively recently it became an attraction and it wont disappoint. It's stunning. Make sure you get the timing right. The best time of the day is at noon when the sun is directly above.

Thank Delatorrellc
Rhode Island
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The color of the water is an amazing, almost surreal turquoise. The cave itself was small, but worth the visit. Saw eels swimming in the water.

Thank Trippin57
Belfast, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2015

This is a beautiful place and people who have never been in underground caves would find it amazing, however if you have been in big caves before you might want to skip this one as it is very small. The entrance costs 6 Euros. We have entered the cave through the gift shop and at the caves we were greeted... More 

Thank Viktorija20152015
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2015

Stunning, nothing more to say about it really, you have to find this and pay to go in its worth every cent. You get to travel around the cave in a gondola and if your lucky like I was you get to have a go punting it while the operator takes your photo and sings "Just on cornetto" to you...... More 

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Newport Pagnell, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015

Enjoyed this as 'driver' had great sense of humour accompanied by one of fellow passengers who was also very funny. Was laughing from beginning to end! Colours were amazing and well worth a visit

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2015

Most definitely a place to visit for a quick break. No more than half an hour is required to visit the whole attraction.

Thank RoamingNomad1
Ahmic Harbour, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2015

A big disapointment I went there 24 years ago an old man in a little boat showed us around it was very quiet this time difficult to get down too with my bad knee , huge line of boat stuffed with people, down there on thw water a few minutes and that was that, whole change invisit very upset by... More 

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