Cyprus is one of the top diving destinations in the world with thousands of visitors each year.The diving industry is an emerging tourism product. Moreover , the diving industry is an emerging tourism product. Apart from the wonderful marine wealth of our seas, the multitude shipwrecks assist in this emerge. Behind each of the shipwrecks in the seas, there are many known and unknown stories behind them.

Historically inhabited by antiquity and surrounded by sea from all the points on a compass, the island of Aphrodite has always had a large shipping tradition. The shipwrecks and the diving sites in Cyprus are plenty, as thousands of ships have passed through its seas as they make their way to the Middle East, the Syria and Palestine coasts or Egypt.

The most well-known shipwrecks in Cyprus along with their locations are:

 

Shipwreck

Location

Edro III Shipwreck

Peyia , Paphos

Mav Achaios Shipwreck

Acrotiri Peninsula

Unknown Shipwreck

Limassol

Pharses ll

Limassol

Zinovia

Larnaca

ΗΜS Cricket

Larnaca

Helicopter Shipwreck

Larnaca

Ancient Shipwreck

Mazotos , Larnaca

Vera

Paphos

Nemesis III

Paralimni

Liberty 150

Paralimni

White Star

Paphos

M/V Demetrios II

Chloraka ,Paphos

 

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Cyprus shipwrecks map

Cyprus shipwrecks by location (district)

Achaios Shipwreck

Achaios shipwreck was once the ship called Mav Achaios and it was built in 1932 by A/S. The ship was under the ownership of the company A...

Edro III Shipwreck

The Edro III Shipwreck story began in 2011 and in particularly late on the night of the 7th of October with the flag of Sierra Leone, the pr...

HMS Cricket Shipwreck

The HMS Cricket Shipwreck is located at the open sea of Larnaca and is the only chance of exploring an old British War ship which lies upsid...

Pharses II Shipwreck

The Pharses II Shipwreck is an open two door merchant ship which sank near the Limassol Port during a storm in 1980. It remains intact ab...

Zenobia Shipwreck

The Zenobia shipwreck in the Larnaca district, is considered to be one of the ten best shipwrecks in the world and the most emblematic in th...

Edro III Shipwreck

The Edro III Shipwreck story began in 2011 and in particularly late on the night of the 7th of October with the flag of Sierra Leone, the pr...

Achaios Shipwreck

Achaios shipwreck was once the ship called Mav Achaios and it was built in 1932 by A/S. The ship was under the ownership of the company A...

Pharses II Shipwreck

The Pharses II Shipwreck is an open two door merchant ship which sank near the Limassol Port during a storm in 1980. It remains intact ab...

HMS Cricket Shipwreck

The HMS Cricket Shipwreck is located at the open sea of Larnaca and is the only chance of exploring an old British War ship which lies upsid...

Zenobia Shipwreck

The Zenobia shipwreck in the Larnaca district, is considered to be one of the ten best shipwrecks in the world and the most emblematic in th...