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Diving Group Portofino

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Santa Margherita Ligure, Italy
About Diving Group Portofino
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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CXuor wrote a review Aug 2017
Toulouse, France435 contributions67 helpful votes
Great staff, really friendly and informative. I think it is very important for that kind of activity. They explained everything before diving/snorkeling, the place was beautiful. They even took the time to show me good places to eat in the city. Professional, friendly, and they
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Date of experience: August 2017
Scott wrote a review Jul 2017
Unteraegeri, Switzerland12 contributions
Recently took my teenage children to complete their open water dive certification with Dive Group Portofino and could not have been happier with the service we received. Nothing was too much trouble for Luca and the team. I also needed to do a refresh of my certification as it
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Date of experience: July 2017
Stein_Castillo wrote a review May 2017
Switzerland10 contributions2 helpful votes
We came here to get our wreck diver certification. From the planning (a few weeks before) to the training and the diving we had a great time. The entire team is very professional and Enrico was an awesome instructor. He took us step by step and made the experience very
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Date of experience: May 2017
Response from Luca S, Owner at Diving Group Portofino
Responded May 30, 2017
Thank you very much for these kind worlds, we try to do our best and sometime when we get busy like that it is not easy. We are lucky to be surrounded by a very good team. We all look forward to diving with you soon. LUCA
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Gerd1001 wrote a review May 2017
Weinstadt, Germany2 contributions
We highly recommend the diving base DGP in Santa Margherita Ligure just steps from the port. They offer not only great diving experiences - the nature reserve around Portofino is right in front of the door - but also have a good equipment including a spacious boat. Above all
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Date of experience: May 2017
Fulvio M wrote a review Apr 2017
Turin, Italy92 contributions24 helpful votes
I have been diving with Diving Group Portofino since a while when they where "only" DWS. I saw them growing acquiring "DivePassion" in Santa Margherita and finally becoming the actual Group acquiring the Abissi Diving in Rapallo. Their characteristics have always been
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Date of experience: April 2017