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Gulf of Catania: Diving Tour

1. Gulf of Catania: Diving Tour

Be guided by qualified marine biologists in your dive into the marvelous lava bottoms of the Gulf of Catania and the enchanting protected marine area "Isole Ciclopi". Swim amongst basalt pillars, lava ropes, lava pillows and colorful marine flora and fauna in this perfect setting for an exciting underwater experience. Live a unique diving adventure as you explore the world of silence between old lava flows and stretches of white sand. Dip in to underwater canyons, volcanic faults and pass Second World War shipwrecks. Watch as groupers, white breams, octopus, sponges, gorgonians join you as diving buddies. Whether it's your first time or you're an experienced scuba diver, you'll have all the care and assistance you need. Travel light with the knowledge that you will be equipped with the latest generation of diving equipment for maximum comfort and security.

From Trapani: Aegadian Islands Favignana & Levanzo Cruise

2. From Trapani: Aegadian Islands Favignana & Levanzo Cruise

Embark on a cruise around the island of Favignana from Trapani. Jump aboard a comfortable boat that guarantees safety and comfort for kids and adults. Stop at Cala Rossa, Blue Marino, Cala Azzurra, Favignana, Lovers' Cave, Levanzo, Cala Fredda, and Cala Minnola. Set sail to your first stop of Cala Rossa, an expanse of crystal clear water. Continue to Blue Marino to discover the island's ancient tuff quarry. Your third stop is Cala Azzurra, a sandy beach that takes its name from the intense color of its water. Visit the island’s village, the former tuna processing factory of Florio, or have lunch in a typical restaurant on the island. Leave the Favignana port to sail to Lovers’ Cave. With the help of your skipper and the snorkeling equipment provided, swim inside the cave and explore its 2 entrances. Head down the cave to find a small pebble beach sheltered by the roof. Coasting the majestic sea stack of Levanzo, leave for Cala Fredda, a wonderful bay with a seabed covered with marine plants and a pebble beach you can reach by swimming. Finally, go to Cala Minneola, the last stop of the tour. As the captain drops the anchor, bid farewell to the Islands.

Agrigento: Stair of the Turks Cliffs Boat Tour & Swim Stops

3. Agrigento: Stair of the Turks Cliffs Boat Tour & Swim Stops

Swim in the crystal clear waters at the Stair of the Turks cliffs on this boating excursion from Agrigento. Trace the shoreline and uncover beaches, and bays like Maddalusa beach and the Bay of Madonnina. Have the option to purchase drinks and rent recliners onboard. Meet your skipper at the activity provider's office in Agrigento and begin your boating adventure. Admire the beautiful landscapes of the area as you cross the river Akragas. Discover the beauty of the soft white cliffs of the Stair of the Turks (Scala dei Turchi) surrounded by turquoise waters. Stop to go for a refreshing dip in this scenic location. Continue west for stunning views of the lighthouse of Capo Rossello, the Bay of Madonnina, and Gucciarda rocks. Go for a second swim in a spot with blue water and breathtaking views. Sail past the dynamic beaches of Pietre Cadute, Siculiana, and Giallonardo before returning to your starting point in Agrigento.

Ortygia: Sailing Tour to Plemmirio with Aperitif

4. Ortygia: Sailing Tour to Plemmirio with Aperitif

Cruise on the crystal clear waters of the protected marine area of Plemmirio on this sailboat tour from Ortygia. Travel around the island of Ortygia and see sights like the Venetian Palace. Stop to take a swim in the pristine Plemmirio nature reserve.  Board the sailboat in Ortygia and set off around Ortygia and the south coast of Syracuse. Capture pictures attractions like the Venetian Palace, Maniace Castle, the Aretusa spring, the Cathedral, the Church of Santa Lucia alla Badia, and the promenade. Drink an authentic Italian aperitif. Delight your senses with a tasting of regional delicacies and wines produced by local farmers. Hear facinating stories about this ancient Greek port as you sail. Continue to the marine area of Plemmirio where you can dive into the water and look for local marine life. Returning to your starting point in Ortygia at the end of your tour.

Aci Castello: Underwater Scooter Diving Tour

5. Aci Castello: Underwater Scooter Diving Tour

Experience an exciting underwater adventure in the wonderful lava seabed of the Gulf of Catania and the enchanting protected marine area of the Cyclopean Isles. Propel yourself through the water with the help of an underwater scooter, and trust in the guidance of a qualified marine biologist.   Swim among the basalt columns, the ropes, the lava pillows, and the colorful marine flora and fauna of this perfect environment. Explore the world of silence between ancient lava flows and expanses of white sand. Dive into underwater canyons and volcanic faults, and pass near wrecks of the Second World War. Carry out the activity in the company of sea bream, octopus, sponges, and sea fans. Travel without weighing yourself down, and rest assured you will receive the latest generation equipment to participate in the activity with maximum comfort and safety.

Catania: Mount Etna & Cyclopean Scuba Diving Experience

6. Catania: Mount Etna & Cyclopean Scuba Diving Experience

Explore the biology, geology, and volcanology of the Etna Volcano and the Cyclopean Isles on this 8-hour hike and dive experience. You'll hike paths around several dormant volcanic craters with an experienced guide, away from the usual tourist areas. Discover the flora and fauna of Etna and learn the story of the volcano. Then enjoy a tasting of local wine, liqueur, honey and more. Next, in the company of marine biologist and experienced underwater guide, go scuba diving to explore the underwater columnar basalt, lava rope, and lava pillow formations. You'll also have an opportunity to see a colorful variety of sea life and plants on this unforgettable diving excursion.

Aci Trezza: 2-Day Basic Scuba Diver Course

7. Aci Trezza: 2-Day Basic Scuba Diver Course

The course consists of about two days of intense learning activities in the classroom at the classroom of the diving center and diving with the aim to implement the standards required by the teaching. You will take the Basic Scuba diver course, which will alternate between theoretical lessons and lessons in the water, followed by the instructor, and at the end of the course after the exam the international certification will be issued.

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What people are saying about Sicily

Overall rating

4.9 / 5

based on 10 reviews

Extraordinary experience, for two big reasons: seeing for the first time the underwater world and also doing it with a professional crew. If you grew up watching Little Mermaid, Atlantis or Aquaman and if you know you've always loved the sea, then you must dive in it, at least once in your lifetime. (one more "if": not being claustrophobic). And I totally recommend doing it with this company. Andrea and his colleagues were great : organized, attentive, patient to hear all your questions, funny and engaging.

Excellent day organized by Egadi Boating, with a relaxing and fun program with a very caring skipper to help us discover magnificent landscapes, swimming spots, and local tastings while taking the time according to the desires of young and old. Special mention for the spritz and the finish against a backdrop of AC/DC +++ We highly recommend this activity!

The boat trip was wonderful. Many swimming stops in the most beautiful coves of Favignana and Levanzo. Francesco the super nice skipper and attentive to our needs! Full day, beautiful experience, fabulous sea.

Easily accessible meeting point, comfortable and comfortable boat, our super kind and nice captain, really very nice experience. Highly recommended. To redo.

Best way to spend a day, one of my favourite experiences I have had to date. Beautiful waters, great stops, and good company and captain.