Snorkeling on the French Riviera
An activity accessible to all, Snorkeling or Aquatic Hiking are often called “Snorkeling”.
Description of the Snorkeling trek
From 6 years old
Morning and Afternoon
Seminary, Birthday, Bachelor and Bachelorette party, Family time.
It’s a ride on the surface, equipped with a mask to see underwater, a snorkel to breathe and a pair of fins to move around.
This can be accompanied or unaccompanied, depending on your needs or desires …
Since 2016, the Saint Jean Cap Ferrat peninsula has had a marked underwater trail open to all during the summer season.
Cap Ferrat Diving has a rental fleet at your disposal, which can be used by all members of the family.
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But our strong point is taking to the sea and taking you by boat to exceptional sites.
So take your swimsuit, your towel, without forgetting sunscreen and sunglasses, and embark with us aboard the Corto or the Maltese! Now enjoy a leisurely coastal stroll before taking the plunge.
Then let our team of professional instructors guide you to meet this magnificent biodiversity.
Close to magnificent spots, get on board one of our 2 boats, Corto or Maltese, and let yourself be guided by passionate Professionals. You will be amazed by the diversity of marine flora and fauna. In addition, our monitors will explain your observations in real time: Girelles, sea urchins, starfish, octopus… and other inhabitants of Cap Ferrat.
The reputation of the richness of the Cap Ferrat seabed is well established, starfish, wrasse, saupes, sars, sponges, posidonia, sea urchins and other species await you …
NATURA2000 classified site
This year, Cap Ferrat Diving, offers you the opportunity to share this “Experience” individually, in a group or as a family on a site classified Natura 2000.
In fact, since 2009, the signatories of the Natura 2000 Charter have been committed to the development and promotion of good practices favorable to the conservation of this natural heritage.
The only 100% marine site, Natura 2000 Cap Ferrat, covers nearly 9,000 ha, facing the coast of the municipalities of Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat, Beaulieu-sur-Mer, Villefranche-sur-Mer, Eze and Cap Garlic.
This very rich space, where many species thrive, is home to marine ecosystems and fascinating biodiversity.
Conditions of registration
To go snorkeling or aquatic hiking in the Alpes Maritimes, you must:
Be at least 6 years old (for minors, parental authorization is required, to be completed directly at the diving center).
Know how to swim or have equipment to have positive buoyancy.
Accessible to all, no experience is required.
Be in good physical shape.
Group & Family Snorkeling
Ideal Seminar, Birthday, Bachelorette Party, Boyfriend
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Indeed, located in the heart of the village of Saint Jean Cap Ferrat, the Cap Ferrat Diving team awaits you to make you discover on the water and under water, the riches of this peninsula, “Jewel of the Mediterranean ”.
Snorkeling with the family with the “Family Adventures” program
In a fun and aquatic atmosphere, go with the family in search of the famous treasure lost by Corto Maltese.
Between land and sea, combining logic, knowledge and family spirit, live a real adventure, while fully enjoying the magical landscape of our region.
How is your outing going
After you have registered for the family snorkeling trip and received your adventurer’s pack, board the MALTESE, ultra-comfortable semi-rigid or the CORTO, a wooden boat typical of our Mediterranean in search of lost treasure.
Accompanied by a State-certified instructor specializing in underwater biology, you must explore all the tracks, search for clues, follow headings and solve puzzles before the treasure disappears forever … On the rocks, on the surface and below the surface, meet as many species as possible that will help you find the route to follow.
The outing lasts an average of 3 hours. We advise you to take a swimsuit, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen, not to mention the towel for getting out of the water.
On board our boats, in addition to safety equipment, you will find fresh water to rinse yourself off, cold drinks and a snack will be served after each outing. All of this, of course, in a guaranteed holiday atmosphere!
Our pluses: Framing included, thermal clothing, GoPro for your memories!
Possibility of road or water shuttle.
→ Mandatory registration.
→ No need for a medical certificate.
→ Parental authorization compulsory for minors.
→ It is advisable to know how to swim.
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