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Parco Sommerso di Gaiola Area Marina Protetta

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Address: Discesa Gaiola, 80123 Naples, Italy
Phone Number: +39-081-2403235
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Description: The Gaiola Underwater Park is a Marine Protected Area established in 2002...
The Gaiola Underwater Park is a Marine Protected Area established in 2002 along the Posillipo coast, in the northwestern Gulf of Naples. The Park owes its singularity to the fusion of volcanological, biological and archaeological aspects inserted in one of the most attractive coastal landscape in the Gulf. Many ancient roman remains (I Century b.C.) lie underwater because of a geological phenomenon (bradyseism). It’s possible to visit it by glass-bottom boat, snorkeling and diving tours.
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Beautiful in a kayak

The beach gets quite crowded, especially on weekends. However after being in Naples and needing a day on the water, it is worth the hour long trek, especially if you can get your... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 via mobile

The beach gets quite crowded, especially on weekends. However after being in Naples and needing a day on the water, it is worth the hour long trek, especially if you can get your hands on a kayak! Photos were taken on the walk there :)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

This is great place to get away from all the chaos of Naples. Nice swimming and kayaking and place to soak up that sweet sweet Mediterranean sunshine.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

A group of volunteers and an ecological associacion made this little part of Neapolitan sea coast a place of pure beauty you can appreciate both canoeing and swimming.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

i liked it very much and it was a lovely experience! i mostly did it for my family but i will go there again for sure

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

I've been here plenty of time. This place is simple paradise: the view, the peace, the sunset, the sea, the island with the Old House, the kayak... But most important the PEOPLE who go there! :)

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

This is a very nice place for nature lovers who want to escape the busy inner city of Naples. I wanted to do the guided snorkelling tour first. This was not possible as it was only on two days a week. When I asked if it's possible to snorkel there independently, I was told that it's possible to enter the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

There is this organisation that looks after this area. We joined a group of 15 people to do some snorkeling. The organisation, gives you a little talk about the area and an ancient civilisation who lived there, they also provide you the suits. It was a nice experience, we were a group of 15 maybe and 3 instructors, friendly staff.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

For those who share the same passion for the roman history, marine life and nature, I highly recommend this fantastic snorkeling tour!! We went there on our last day in Naples and we had the best experience ever!!! Although it took us 1.5 hours to get there ( with public transports), in the end it was worth it!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

Unfortuanately my tour on Aquavision was cancelled due to bad weather. However, booking by email was easy ( they replied in english) and were very helpful in trying to arrange an alternative date for my visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

Clean water, rocks/beach (choose whatever u like), a nice coast view and naltural underwater tunnels! Have fun!

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