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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

A great experience, delightful singing boatman. Explained how the lake in a cave had come to be. Very interesting.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Pioneer819196
Reviewed February 11, 2019 via mobile

Melissani Cave is an absolutely spectacular location, and the tours are accessible and not too expensive. I would highly recommend seeing the Cave in person, as photos just don’t do it justice. It would have been nice to have received more information from the tour...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank sophieg406
Reviewed January 19, 2019 via mobile

Good experience, the people who look after you on the boat were really funny. It is a little cold when you go inside the cave bit, a good site to visit.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Roving814270
Reviewed January 18, 2019

Even that when you get closer to it doesn't seems a great place you will be amazed when you will see it from inside.

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank adrienvlad
Reviewed January 18, 2019

Highly recommend the Melissani Cave Its not expensive The boat tour guides are really friendly Views from in the cave are breathtaking

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank charlief525
Reviewed January 16, 2019

A must see when visiting the island, great staff and facilities. Try to get there early to avoid crowds.

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Michael B
Reviewed December 28, 2018 via mobile

Visited lake as part of coach tour to Assos and Fiskardo. Brilliant day out. Booked through Etam In Skala, great value for money.

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank DianneChadwick
Reviewed December 14, 2018

A must see a walk down a manmade tunnel that opens up to a beautiful cave lake the largest on the island, hop in a row boat and the man that rows it sings as he rows you around the lake and into a cave....More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank woebetide
Reviewed December 11, 2018

Pretty cool little boat ride through this cave. The line was long but went fast, great gift shop, and cafe too

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank angiehaddad
Reviewed December 11, 2018

Having been inside quite a few caves previously, I wasn't that expectant of Melissani Cave. But it caught me by surprise and I really enjoyed my visit. The way that the light hits the water is very dramatic. I was glad that we visited at...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Dave N
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Jacqui B
January 20, 2019|
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Response from jollyrobert | Reviewed this property |
Greek Orthodox Easter celebration is most important religious festival in their calendar. It falls on 28th April this year (2019) and is well worth being in Kefalonia around that time. Usually most attractions would open... More
Dorothy C
October 9, 2018|
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Response from FawnOne | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely as we didn't go on an organised trip. We had hired a car as we were staying in Agia Effemia which is about 10 mins drive away.
August 29, 2018|
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Response from Tazmania14575 | Reviewed this property |
Yes is still open till end of October