Snorkeling Tour - Outdoor Portofino

SNORKELING TOUR

Difficulty: Beginner   What's my level?
Beginner: I have no experience or I've tried this sport a few times in easy conditions / Non ho nessuna esperienza o ho provato questo sport un paio di volte in condizioni facili.
Intermediate: I practice this sport regularly and I'm comfortable practicing it autonomously / Pratico questo sport regolarmente e sono a mio agio a praticarlo in autonomia
Expert: I'm a "pro" / Sono un "pro"
Lenght: 1h Language: Ita - Eng
Departure Time: 16:00 Location: Portofino Max: 15
€ 29

Dive in the crystal clear green water of Paraggi bay: you will feel like swimming in a natural aquarium!

  • Snorkeling tour accompanied by guides with specialization in marine biology
  • Entirely in the bay of Paraggi, inside the marine reserve of Portofino!
  • Swim in a natural aquarium!

  • English speaking guide
  • The bay is forbidden to boat traffic: maximum security is guaranteed
  • High quality snorkeling equipment of various sizes branded Cressi Sub: mask, snorkel, fins, wetsuits 

  • Swim above one of the most extended Posidonia meadow of the area which together with the near cliff, hosts many species such as tube-worms, starfish, pinna nobilis, posidonia, sponges and mollusks.
  • Great variety of fish species, such as sea breams, gilt-head bream, sea bass, moray eel, damsel and many more

Paraggi bay, famous for the Posidonia meadow, is characterized by a great variety of fish species and marine plants. Diving here with a mask and snorkel is a unique experience! Before diving, the guide explains some safety procedures and, through some images, shows the species that will be sighted during the excursion.
This bay, forbidden to nautical traffic, is ideal for this type of activity as it guarantees total safety for swimmers.

max 15 participants

  • Guide
  • Mask
  • Snorkel
  • Fins
  • Bathing suit
  • Beach towel
  • Water

The bay of Niasca – from where the tours starts – is located inside the bay of Paraggi. The sandy beach is inlayed in the green Mediterranean scrub which, only in this area which is sheltered from sea storms, it arrives to touch the water. The entire bay of Paraggi, famous for the green intense color of its waters, is delimited by buoys inside which navigation is forbidden, guaranteeing safety to swimmers and yachtsman.

How to reach us The meeting point is at our sports center in Niasca, in the Bay of Paraggi. Once in Santa Margherita L. continue towards Portofino until the bay of Paraggi. Passed the inlet of the bay, after 200m on the left you will find a sandy beach where Outdoor Portofino is located. This area has very limited parking areas, especially during summertime. In Paraggi there is a paid parking lot, but we suggest to reach our office by alternative means (bus, boat, bicycle) or walking from Portofino (about 10 minutes) or S. Margherita L. (about 40 minutes). Here are some suggestions on how to reach us: By train The train station of Santa Margherita Ligure/Portofino is reachable from Milan (2 h 30 min), from Genoa (45 min), from Pisa (2 h). You may then continue walking, by bus, boat or taxi. By bicycle You can easily rent a bike - normal and electric bike - in our new outdoor sports center in Santa Margherita Ligure. Rental of bicycles - and other equipment - is by reservation, find out how to book your equipment! By bus With the n. 82 line from the train stations of Santa Margherita Ligure or from Rapallo. Walking From Portofino (approx. 10 min.); from Santa Margherita Ligure (approx. 30-40 min.); from Camogli, through the trails of the park of Portofino. By boat There are two lines serving the promontory of Portofino. From Santa Margherita Ligure you can reach Portofino with the Consorzio Marittimo del Tigullio. From Genoa, Recco or Camogli, instead, the boat service Golfo Paradiso, embraces the route to San Fruttuoso, from where you can then take the ferries of the Consorzio Marittimo del Tigullio to Portofino.
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