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 Sugar hill wreck

Greece, Crete

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Datum: WGS84 [ Help ]
Precision: Approximate

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Latitude: 34° 56.154' N
Longitude: 24° 48.919' E

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Depuis la gauche de la plage, repérer le tas de rocher, nagez dans cette direction, l’epave Est juste derrière!

How? By boat & from shore

Distance Instant access

Easy to find? Easy to find

 Dive site Characteristics

Alternative name Glicka thalassa

Average depth 6 m / 19.7 ft

Max depth 12 m / 39.4 ft

Current None

Visibility Good ( 10 - 30 m)


Dive site quality Great

Experience All divers

Bio interest Interesting

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Dive type

- Wreck
- Ambiance

Dive site activities

- Marine biology
- Snorkeling / Free diving
- Photography


- Dangerous species
- Boat trafic

 Additional Information

Superb wreck, I found it by chance while snorkeling in the area.
Crete diving clubs do not know it!!!
Very easy to find and accessible from the edge. The top of the engine is only 2m from the surface, and the sandy bottom at 12m, beautiful sunlight colors, it is also possible to enter but narrow passage, so for experienced divers. Watch out for Lionfish est, lots of nudibranchs, groupers, ...
Another part of the boat (the front one I think) is further offshore, on the other side of the rocks. it's a little deeper (16m) and a lot less interesting.
If you are going to visit it, please write to me to give me your opinion!

If I understood correctly while talking with an old man, the boat was carrying 20,000 tonnes of sugar, it may have failed 20 years ago by a “Beaufort 12” storm.



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By Jerome_Smeets , 16 Sep

Special dive in Crete ! - Really cool shallow dive, possible to enter the wreck but very narrow and with some lionfish inside. Quite a lot of life around. Best is probably at midday to enjoy full light and colors. Will always do this one before "The Arch" nearby that was already one of my favorites ! Watch out if you come trough Timpaki that GPS can lead you on a dirt road (funny only with 4wheel drive or rental car) Better to pass by Mires to stay on asphalt.

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