Try Scuba Diving in Cyclops Islands Marine Protected Area near Catania

Try Scuba Diving in Cyclops Islands Marine Protected Area near Catania

Activity Snapshot

  • Sensation Level: Adventurous
  • Spoken languages: Italian, English
  • Fitness level: Everybody welcome
  • Minimum age: minimum 8 y/o
  • Duration: 3 hrs
  • Cancellation policy: 
    flexible 1) Cancellation 4 days or more prior to the agreed activity starting date
    → You are automatically refunded for the full activity price

    2) Cancellation between 48 and 96 hours prior to the agreed activity starting date
    → You are entitled to a 50% refund

    3) 48 hours or later are what we call last-minute cancellations
    → No refund will be made
  • Meeting point:
    Via Lungomare Dei Ciclopi, 95021 Aci Castello CT, Italia
  • Opening seasons:

Activity description

Experience the magic of the sea in this introduction to scuba diving! Come and explore an unspoiled paradise that’s home to an abundance of fish and other sea creatures living in its pristine waters.

Have you ever wondered what it feels like to breathe underwater as you move around in zero gravity? It’s an extraordinary feeling that you’ll get to experience for your first dive!

Your underwater adventure takes place at Cyclops Islands Marine Protected Area in Aci Castello, about 20 minutes away from Catania. The reserve was created in order to preserve the unique ecosystem that was created at the convergence of the Ionian and Tyrrhenian seas. With a rich diversity of underwater flora and hundreds of species of algae, you'll be sure to have a remarkable experience exploring a new world on Earth. 

After meeting your certified instructor and having a detailed briefing, you will gear up in the provided scuba equipment and learn more about what you’ll do underwater so that any initial doubts and fears will dissipate. Once arriving at the dive site, your instructor will review what you’ll need to do in order to make sure that your diving experience is safe, fun, and above all, an unforgettable dive for your first time!

Feel confident in knowing that you’ll get to dive together with your instructor as you surround yourself in a tranquil world underneath the sea. Afterward, you will get to end your first dive with a small aperitif and to take home some photos and a video of your experience.

From experiencing the feeling of weightlessness, being able to fly in all directions, and breathing underwater for the first time, you’ll be sure to have an entrancing experience for your first dive.

Offer Description

Total duration of activity: 3 hours

Duration of scuba diving: 30 minutes

Special terms

This activity could be canceled or postponed due to weather conditions.

Please note you are not allowed to fly for up to 24 hours after your last dive.

  • Certified instructor
  • Scuba gear & equipment
  • Boat transfer
  • Photos/Video
Do not forget to bring
  • Swimsuit
  • Sandals
  • Beach towel
Meeting point
Via Lungomare Dei Ciclopi, 95021 Aci Castello CT, Italia Get directions



Average rating
5 / 5
Very good
  • 5 / 5

Nice location, good gear and fun!

Super activity!!!!!
  • 5 / 5

This team is the best for those activities!!!!

Plongée Catane
  • 5 / 5

Super activité nous avons adoré l’expérience

Nice experience
  • 5 / 5

For the first time under water, this is perfect, but I would do it another time!

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