Give scuba diving a try with this activity that introduces the basics. If you don't feel quite ready to launch yourself into a certified course or you don’t have a lot of time, this course is the perfect fit. After a scenic ride on the dive boat along the Taormina coastline, you will experience two dives under the guidance of a certified scuba diving guide. At the end of the tour, enjoy a delicious fish based lunch just a few meters from the waters of the nature reserve of Isola Bella.
Prepare to be amazed by the unique morphology of the coast and its wonderful sea floor. Colorful Mediterranean Sea fans and Pinne Nobilis, which is the biggest Mediterranean clam, will frame your dive. After meeting your diving professional guide who will offer a detailed dive briefing, get fitted in full scuba gear and receive an introduction to the various dive sites. When your group is ready, you will head out into the beautiful turquoise waters of Taormina;s bays and get ready for your underwater experience.
Before heading underwater, enjoy a scenic ride on the dive boat and admire the magnificent views of "Isola Bella" and "Grotta Azzurra” (Blue Grotto). You will dive under direct guidance of a certified dive instructor to maximum six meters. During this experience you will learn how to use scuba equipment and get a quick and easy introduction to what it takes to explore the underwater world. If you like the Discover Scuba Diving and want to try some more, you can do a second dive with a maximum depth of twelve meters. You will discover what it feels like to breathe underwater and how easy this becomes after a few minutes.
Dive in the marine reserve of Isola Bella, a beautiful island with its steps and walls studded with sponges and astroidies (small sea daisies). Marvel at the sea life and feel free to ask any questions about the creatures you see. Refreshments are offered to all guests during the tour and along with our friendly staff you will enjoy the magical atmosphere of Sicily. Our crew will be on hand throughout this experience to guarantee your safety and enjoyment with care and professionalism.
At the end of the tour you will be accompanied by your guide to a Restaurant by the waters of Isola Bella Natural Reserve where you can relax and enjoy a delicious fish-based meal.