A day at sea: Scuba or Snorkelling/Apnea

Summer season 2023

The sea is a world to explore, and the Protected Marine Area (MPA) of Monte di Portofino a world within the world: established in 1999, it is now one of Italy’s most famous and best-managed locations.
Diving into the Portofino MPA  is an experience that will make your trip to Liguria truly unforgettable.

A whole, intense and relaxing day at sea, departing from  “Genova Porto Antico”

Organised by “Arco 89” Diving Services (Genoa), which provides technical and logistical support for no. 2 dives A.R.A. within the Portofino Protected Marine Area. The price includes  the day on the boat with lunch on board (water, beer, coffee included. Wine not included, which can be purchased on board.  There are no personalised menus for food allergies/intolerances). On the way to the AMP it is not uncommon to come across groups of dolphins.

Duration of excursion approx. 9 hours.

Boat “Maso”, 16 m, equipped with two bathrooms with shower, living and relaxation area. Lift to allow divers who wish to do so to board without any effort.

Group tour (min 10, max. 16 people, possibility of combining “snorkelers” and “scuba”)

Departure and arrival: Darsena Porto Antico in Genoa. Approx. 10 minutes’ walk from Genoa Principe railway station. Meeting point 8 a.m., departure (mandatory) 9 a.m., return approx. 6 p.m. Reserved car park available on request, via Rubattino, 5 minutes’ walk from the Diving centre.

Programme: day excursion 

Meeting in Genoa, Darsena Porto Antico (Diving Arco 89 headquarters) at 8 a.m. Briefing on the day at sea, preparation and… embarking!. Approximately 12 miles of navigation (1.5 h) to reach the dive or snorkelling site.

General Information Duration                                              Destination                                                Departure
same day (approx. 9 hours)                                                     Italy AMP Portofino (GE)                          June to September

Price per person: 110 €


Bookable directly at the ‘Arco 89’ Diving Centre, subject to reaching the minimum number of participants. In the event that excursions are cancelled due to weather conditions adverse weather conditions or other unforeseeable changes, Arco ’89 will refund all of the relative amounts paid.

Boat passage, technical and logistical support.

Lunch on board: starter with focaccia, a first course, water, beer, coffee.

Cancellation insurance
Breakfasts and dinners

Transportation during the activity in your own car


Health insurance

Diving equipment (rental available on request)

Anything not mentioned in the section “the fee includes”

Information and booking: Arco 89 Diving & Sailing Services



Phone +39 21707755