Diving Sites - Bambi  
This is another dive site normally characterized as a good place for diver training and beginners. We continue to enjoy this site each time we dive. Given the shallow depth and the straightforward bottom composition, it is a good afternoon or night dive.The reef is only 14 meters deep and has a diameter of about 150 meters. The reef is surrounded by fields of neptune grass. The bottom of this site contains a series of rock formations resembling a field of large rounded boulders. There are many nooks and crannies among the rocks that support a variety of marine life.
This is the dive site for slow cruising to observe the reef activity. We have seen schools of sand smelt and priest fish. The soldier fish and the cardinal fish are usually hovering between the large boulders. we often encounter blenny and different rock fish cruising over the rocks of Bambi.

If you are observant and fin quietly you may be rewarded with the sight of several yellow spotted moray eels. They range in size from about one-half meter to one meter.They often shelter in holes among the rocks. These fierce eels will
not let divers approach them so be content to observe from a suitable distance.

On one lazy afternoon dive we were surprised and delighted to find four loggerhead turtles feeding in the Bambi area. We have also noted several amphora vessels fused into the rocks and buried in the sand. As you move to the outer edges of the rocky reef you will find the neptune grass. The grass is an important part of the ecological system in the Cyprus waters. It is part of
the life sustaining cycle of nutrients and oxygen that are required for an active marine environment. There is no greater joy than cruising over the tips of the
neptune grass to observe the incredible activity beneath. You will find deep in the grass scorpion fish, nudibranchs, sea urchins, painted wrassei octopus,
shrimps, cabs, sea horses and others.

Bambi is a great location for night diving. The underwater activity seems to intensify as the hunter and the hunted engaged in the endless dance of life. This is a simple but potentially very rewarding dive for the observant explorer. Each time we dive this site we often spend one hour under the water observing the day and night action.