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Diving Group Portofino

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Via Favale 25A, 16038, Santa Margherita Ligure, Italy
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The diving center itself # clean, tidy, and spacious # individual lockers (more than enough for... read more

Reviewed July 26, 2016
Matthias D
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Konstanz, Germany
Excellent service and very profesional

Fantastic and extremely professional dive center. I was diving with them for one day, and if I ever... read more

Reviewed July 26, 2016
Nikolajaaslyng
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Vaerloese, Denmark
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Diving Group Portofino is located in the beautiful, historic town of Santa Margherita on the Ligurian coast, 3 km from Portofino, 30 minutes from Genoa, 90 minutes from Pisa and 2 hours from Milan and Nice. Diving Group Portofino is a few steps from the port where our boats are moored and close to the hotels and restaurants that offer all our clients and their guests discounts. Diving Group Portofino have a licence to dive with you in the protected Cape of Portofino Marine Park - there are 20 dive sites within 10/15 min navigation from the port where our boats are moored with great diving suitable for divers of all abilities. The Marine Park is is home to a dazzling array of marine life some of which are not found elsewhere in the Mediterranean. Expect to see vibrant red corals, moon fish, moray eels, large schools of barracuda, tuna, dentix, scorpion fish, groupers, violet and pink nudibranches and the most famous dive in the whole Mediterranean – the statue ‘Il Christo Degli Abissi’ submerged in memory of scuba diving pioneer Dario Gonzatti.This dive has now become a symbol to memorise all those who explore and love the ocean is a must for all divers to visit at least once. You will be uplifted by the sheer beauty of this unique marine park which is studied by biologists and enjoyed by divers from all over the world. Everyone at Diving Group Portofino promotes responsible diving and respect for the environment.
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Via Favale 25A, 16038, Santa Margherita Ligure, Italy
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Reviewed July 26, 2016

The diving center itself # clean, tidy, and spacious # individual lockers (more than enough for everyone) # showers & toilets for you # fresh water tubs for rinsing your equipment (two: one for suits etc. and the other for regulators etc.) # any rental...More

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Reviewed July 26, 2016

Fantastic and extremely professional dive center. I was diving with them for one day, and if I ever come back to the area I will certainly dive with them again. They had perfect service and safety was in top. They could also make sure that...More

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Reviewed July 21, 2016

It was a great Weekend with Luca and his Team. The Divecenter is perfect for daily dives in the National Park of Porto Fino and arounding Aera.

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Reviewed July 9, 2016 via mobile

If you are in the area, dive with this shop. I initially emailed them to get more information on their services and Lucca always emailed a response within 24 hours. When I arrived at the shop to dive, the staff was friendly and helpful setting...More

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Reviewed June 13, 2016

Fantastic dive center! I came with a group of 10 person for a three day weekend and I was very impressed by the organization that DWS dive center had. Everything flowed perfectly. Some divers were doing some DSD's and were very happy with the instructors....More

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Reviewed December 26, 2015

I have been diving with DWS a couple of times in the last two months. First time we were brought to the "Izuela" diving point, one of the best within the Portofino Sea Park, the second one we ended up at the point "La Torretta"....More

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Reviewed October 19, 2015

The place is great for diving, Lucca really looks after everyone in all respects! I contacted Lucca to arrange my dives, he answered me so many of my emails about the town and the dives.

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Reviewed September 25, 2015

Very responsive over email and willing to work with you to sort out your plans for your diving adventures. Very clean and professional operation that operates on some beautiful dive sites.

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Reviewed August 11, 2015

Highly recommended. We did a few dives with DWS-diving. We were impressed by the good organization of the dive-school. Communication by email, introduction to the dive-school, choosing diving gear, going to the boat etc., all was very well organized. Staff was very friendly and knew...More

1  Thank Martijn T
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Reviewed August 7, 2015 via mobile

A good outfitter for a unique snorkel experience in Santa Margherita/Portofino. Beginners are welcome here. The guides speak English and are helpful. 30 Euro per person for 2 hours. WELL WORTH IT! - you get to see Christ of the Abyss statue 45 ft underwater...More

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