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“beautiful underground lake”
Review of Melissani Cave

Melissani Cave
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Ranked #2 of 19 things to do in Sami
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Milan, Italy
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“beautiful underground lake”
Reviewed August 24, 2010

Melissiani is a beautiful underground lake; water filters up from underground streams that run under the island; it seems that water comes from Katavothres area (near Argostoli). A little boat took me and my husband around the lake and recesses of the cave. Magic colour and atmosphere! Please note: ticket cost is a little expensive (7.5 Euros).

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“A rip off - don't bother!”
Reviewed August 18, 2010

Four 7 Euros you get a five minute boat tip and that's it! Our guide didn't tell us anything about the cave except when the roof fell in and how deep the water was every few seconds. Really disappointing as there's not even really anything to see down there.
My partner went at the same time as me but he went with the dive school from Lassi and had a much more enjoyable experience. Although he had to pay double the entry cost he was able to stay down there for 45 minutes which worked out far better value for money. (He had also had to pay the dive school for the equipment hire.)

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