Orda Cave is the most extended underwater cave in Russia, the second in Eurasia, with regards to length, and the world’s greatest gypsum cave. Photographer Vitya Lyagushkin
It has status of All-Russia natural monument. It is the first and the world only underwater gypsum excursion cave, member of I.S.C.A (Association of Excursion Caves of the World).
In 2008 Orda cave was applied to be included in the List of UNESCO World Natural Heritage. Unique beauty of Orda cave was marked by the world-famous British cave-diver, cave-diving instructor of the Royal court of Great Britain and Martin Farr.
Initiators of the project: , famous underwater photographer, journalist and dive-instructor, and Bogdana Vashchenko, diving journalist. The leaders of the project possess unique photo-collection, with regards to high quality and numbers of pictures, that resulted from numerous expeditions to Orda Cave.