North Wall Paximadia

This particular diving spot is located in the northern part of the island of Mikro Paximadi. It is 8 miles from the base of Mare Sud and can only be reached by boat. Diving in the North Wall is, as the name suggests, a wall dive with a maximum depth of 35 meters. The current varies according to the weather conditions, and the visibility reaches 20 meters. The water temperature is 25 C.

The marine life is mainly, Diplodus vulgaris (Sparos), Diplodus sargus (Sargos), Maena smaris (Marida) Sponge (Porifera), Pterois miles (Lionfish), Belone belone (Zargana), Scorpaena scrofa (Red Scorpion), Epinephelus marginatus Rofos), Epinephelus aeneus (grouper).

Oblada melanura (Melanouri), Siganus luridus (German), Serranus cabrilla (Hanos), Serranus scriba (Perch).

Dive site details

  • A

    Suggested level

    Open Water Diver or higher, with Deep Dive Certification and over 50 dives.

  • B

    Maximum depth

    30 meters

  • C



  • D

    Average temperature

    26 C

  • E

    Depth of interest


  • F

    Marine life

    Tentacled blenny (Parablennius tentacularis), Garpike (Belone belone), Wide-eyed flounder (Bothus podas), Ornate wrasse (Thalassoma pavo), Rainbow wrasse (Coris julis), Mediterranean moray (Muraena Helena), Parrotfish (Sparisoma cretense), Striped red mullet (Mullus surmuletus), Red scorpionfish (Scorpaena scrofa), Black scorpionfish (Scorpena porcus), Brown comber (Serranus hepatus), Comber (Serranus cabrilla), Dusky spinefoot (Siganus luridus), Dusky grouper (Epinephelus marginatus), Painted comber (Serranus scriba), Bogue (Boops boops), Greater weever (Trachinus draco), White seabream (Diplodus sargus).