Cyprus Shipwrecks are quite popular as Cyprus is one of the top diving destinations in the world with thousands of visitors each year. The shipwrecks are scattered across the island in various cities, from Paphos to Larnaca making their surrounding area even more magical.
The diving industry is an emerging tourism product as Cyprus crystal clear waters and rich marine life help boost locals and tourists excitement for a unique adventure on our beautiful island. Moreover, 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 hundreds of 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: