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  2. Province of Catania
  3. Catania
  4. Day Trips

Gulf of Catania: Diving Tour

Product ID: 208995
Embark on an unforgettable underwater journey in to the depths of the Gulf of Catania. Be awestruck by the colorful and unique flora and fauna.
About this activity
Duration: 4 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Instructor
English, Italian
Wheelchair accessible
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Dive in the biodiverse Gulf of Catania and Isole Ciclopi
  • Learn while you swim from your marine biologist guide
  • Swim alongside the colorful wildlife native to the region
Full description
Be guided by qualified marine biologists in your dive into the marvelous lava bottoms of the Gulf of Catania and the enchanting protected marine area "Isole Ciclopi".

Swim amongst basalt pillars, lava ropes, lava pillows and colorful marine flora and fauna in this perfect setting for an exciting underwater experience. Live a unique diving adventure as you explore the world of silence between old lava flows and stretches of white sand. Dip in to underwater canyons, volcanic faults and pass Second World War shipwrecks. Watch as groupers, white breams, octopus, sponges, gorgonians join you as diving buddies.

Whether it's your first time or you're an experienced scuba diver, you'll have all the care and assistance you need. Travel light with the knowledge that you will be equipped with the latest generation of diving equipment for maximum comfort and security.
Includes
  • Professional guide
  • Scuba Diving
  • Diving equipment
What’s Not Included
  • Food and Drink

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Meeting point

Situated hotel to Catania and neighboring areas

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Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.9 / 5

based on 16 reviews

Review summary

  • Service
    5 / 5
  • Organization
    4.9 / 5
  • Value for money
    4.8 / 5
  • Safety
    4.9 / 5
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First time for me so I was a bit nervous but the crew was extremely reassuring and clear on instructions from start to finish. They all were extremely nice and welcoming as well informative with all the history. Definitely a great experience, Definitely recommend trying, and I would do it all over again with the same crew. They were awesome!

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July 22, 2019

Thanks for the experience

The organizers were also very helpful in picking me up at the hotel. I would have gladly moved the reservation to a day more suitable for the weather conditions but I preferred to do the diving anyway. We have reviewed the safety, communication and fundamental tests for any mask and snorkel problems once immersed at minimum depth. The dive is under the coast, between volcanic rocks and sand terraces. The seabed is rich in life and several varieties of passing fish can be seen. I will definitely contact Andrea on the next occasion in Catania

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May 4, 2019

Perfect

We are newbies in diving but Andre (the guide) explained everything very well and we had fun. Very good service. Pickup from your location and drop off at it.

June 8, 2019

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Etna and Sea Excursion

Product ID: 208995