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From Marseille: Boat Tour to a Frioul Island Calanque

1. From Marseille: Boat Tour to a Frioul Island Calanque

Enjoy a boat trip to one of the calanques of the Frioul Islands. Admire the beautiful surroundings and take a swim in one of the unique and picturesque bays before you return to Marseille Meet in Marseille's old port near the Museum of Civilizations of Europe and the Mediterranean and board the activity provider's boat. Then head to one of the Frioule Islands on a relaxing boat trip. Dive into the refreshing waters in the middle of one of the calanques and soak up the idyllic atmosphere of this picturesque area. After that, return to the pickup point in Marseille. On the way back, be sure to take in the beautiful views of the surroundings from the water.

Calanques National Park Snorkel and Scuba Dive

2. Calanques National Park Snorkel and Scuba Dive

Meet at 09:00 am at the dive center in Marseille's Port de la Pointe Rouge. Get kitted out with your diving suit and select a mask, fins and snorkel for your activity.  At 09:45, board a large inflatable boat for a 20 to 30-minute ride to the snorkeling and scuba diving site. Get a briefing about safety and other information you will need. Hear about any security concerns and get explanations about the marine life you may see.  Then, enjoy a 30 to 60 minute snorkel on your own in a secure area close to one of the island's of Calanques National Park. Discover the aquatic world of Marseille from the surface at your leisure. Now that you are comfortable in the water, take a guided scuba dive with a personal instructor. Dive to a maximum of 18 feet to encounter rock fish, zebra bream, cow bream, striped mullet, rainbow wrasse, sea stars and other creatures of the sea, depending on the conditions of the day. At around 16:00 or 17:00, journey back to the dive center to rinse your diving gear and have a shower before you collect your Discover Scuba certificate!

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What people are saying about Calanques National Park

My guide was totally awesome. He paid close attention to me and ensured that I was comfortable with the scuba dive and snorkel activities. I would really recommend this to anyone.

Guide was very friendly and had great info about the sights we saw on the trip. Was not rushed and had an amazing swim in the sea. All round would recommend !

It was very nice to experience diving at least once and the people were very nice too. They explained it well even though there was a language barrier.

One of the coolest things I’ve ever done and the instructor I had was brilliant, very patient and very fun. Could not recommend this more.

Was able to dive for a long time, snorkeling was nice too. Vincent did a great job! Very cool group, everything relaxed and uncomplicated