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Gulf of Catania: Diving Tour

1. Gulf of Catania: Diving Tour

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.

From Trapani: Aegadian Islands Favignana & Levanzo Cruise

2. From Trapani: Aegadian Islands Favignana & Levanzo Cruise

Embark on a cruise around the island of Favignana from Trapani. Jump aboard a comfortable boat that guarantees safety and comfort for kids and adults. Stop at Cala Rossa, Blue Marino, Cala Azzurra, Favignana, Lovers' Cave, Levanzo, Cala Fredda, and Cala Minnola. Set sail to your first stop of Cala Rossa, an expanse of crystal clear water. Continue to Blue Marino to discover the island's ancient tuff quarry. Your third stop is Cala Azzurra, a sandy beach that takes its name from the intense color of its water. Visit the island’s village, the former tuna processing factory of Florio, or have lunch in a typical restaurant on the island. Leave the Favignana port to sail to Lovers’ Cave. With the help of your skipper and the snorkeling equipment provided, swim inside the cave and explore its 2 entrances. Head down the cave to find a small pebble beach sheltered by the roof. Coasting the majestic sea stack of Levanzo, leave for Cala Fredda, a wonderful bay with a seabed covered with marine plants and a pebble beach you can reach by swimming. Finally, go to Cala Minneola, the last stop of the tour. As the captain drops the anchor, bid farewell to the Islands.

Agrigento: Scala dei Turchi Boat Tour

3. Agrigento: Scala dei Turchi Boat Tour

Starting from San Leone, you will begin the navigation, while admiring the beautiful landscapes of the area. After crossing the river Akragas, namesake of the ancient Greek city of Agrigento, you will reach the beach of Maddalusa and the bay of Kaos. Once arrived in Realmonte, the Scala dei Turchi will welcome you in all its majestic beauty and elegance. You can also take advantage of it to dive into its crystal clear and limpid waters. Heading further west, you can admire the lighthouse of Capo Rossello, but also the Bay of Madonnina and Rocca Gucciarda, which tells a legend known in this area. After a last refreshing dip, you will visit the area of Pietre Cadute and Cappellaccio, seeing the beach of Siculiana and Giallonardo. You will live then, a unique experience, among wonderful beaches, coves and turquoise waters, which will leave you unforgettable memories.

Aci Castello: Underwater Scooter Diving Tour

4. Aci Castello: Underwater Scooter Diving Tour

Experience an exciting underwater adventure in the wonderful lava seabed of the Gulf of Catania and the enchanting protected marine area of the Cyclopean Isles. Propel yourself through the water with the help of an underwater scooter, and trust in the guidance of a qualified marine biologist.   Swim among the basalt columns, the ropes, the lava pillows, and the colorful marine flora and fauna of this perfect environment. Explore the world of silence between ancient lava flows and expanses of white sand. Dive into underwater canyons and volcanic faults, and pass near wrecks of the Second World War. Carry out the activity in the company of sea bream, octopus, sponges, and sea fans. Travel without weighing yourself down, and rest assured you will receive the latest generation equipment to participate in the activity with maximum comfort and safety.

Ortygia: Sailing Tour to Plemmirio with Aperitif

5. Ortygia: Sailing Tour to Plemmirio with Aperitif

Cruise on the crystal clear waters of the protected marine area of Plemmirio on this sailboat tour from Ortygia. Travel around the island of Ortygia and see sights like the Venetian Palace. Stop to take a swim in the pristine Plemmirio nature reserve.  Board the sailboat in Ortygia and set off around Ortygia and the south coast of Syracuse. Capture pictures attractions like the Venetian Palace, Maniace Castle, the Aretusa spring, the Cathedral, the Church of Santa Lucia alla Badia, and the promenade. Drink an authentic Italian aperitif. Delight your senses with a tasting of regional delicacies and wines produced by local farmers. Hear facinating stories about this ancient Greek port as you sail. Continue to the marine area of Plemmirio where you can dive into the water and look for local marine life. Returning to your starting point in Ortygia at the end of your tour.

Catania: Mount Etna & Cyclopean Scuba Diving Experience

6. Catania: Mount Etna & Cyclopean Scuba Diving Experience

Explore the biology, geology, and volcanology of the Etna Volcano and the Cyclopean Isles on this 8-hour hike and dive experience. You'll hike paths around several dormant volcanic craters with an experienced guide, away from the usual tourist areas. Discover the flora and fauna of Etna and learn the story of the volcano. Then enjoy a tasting of local wine, liqueur, honey and more. Next, in the company of marine biologist and experienced underwater guide, go scuba diving to explore the underwater columnar basalt, lava rope, and lava pillow formations. You'll also have an opportunity to see a colorful variety of sea life and plants on this unforgettable diving excursion.

Aci Trezza: 2-Day Basic Scuba Diver Course

7. Aci Trezza: 2-Day Basic Scuba Diver Course

The course consists of about two days of intense learning activities in the classroom at the classroom of the diving center and diving with the aim to implement the standards required by the teaching. You will take the Basic Scuba diver course, which will alternate between theoretical lessons and lessons in the water, followed by the instructor, and at the end of the course after the exam the international certification will be issued.

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Overall rating

4.9 / 5

based on 10 reviews

Andrea and his colleagues were very helpful and patient with us. We had a great time and would thoroughly recommend. Not only did we get to try out diving but a boat tour, some history and a swim added to the experience.

Great day at sea, lots of great stops and snorkeling opportunities. Our guide / captain was super nice and had control of information and cold drinks for every man.

Great experience, everyone was helpful and very nice. Enjoyed it a lot. Andrej and his collogues were super kind, great vibe and energy.

Wonderful boat trip. Our skeper was very attentive to the group. Very nice day to discover the islands.

Spectacular tour of the islands with wonderful sea ... Alessandro (the skipper) fantastic