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Portofino Divers

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Address: Via Jacopo Ruffini 47, 16038, Santa Margherita Ligure, Italy
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+39 0185 280791
09:00 - 19:00
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Mon - Fri 09:00 - 19:00
Sat - Sun 08:00 - 20:00

Portofino Divers is a dedicated dive center for those who seek the finest ,...

Portofino Divers is a dedicated dive center for those who seek the finest , it was set up in 2002 by Susanna and Bruno Borelli with the aim of offering a premier quality service to those who are interested in diving the best sites in the Portofino National Marine Reserve and the many wrecks off western coast of Liguria. It offers quality GUE and PADI training programs at any level.

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Fantastic dive company

We were all novices and were very well looked after by the whole team. Some of our group were very nervous but were not put under any pressure and the instructors were very... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Manchester, United Kingdom
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We were all novices and were very well looked after by the whole team. Some of our group were very nervous but were not put under any pressure and the instructors were very patient and understanding. We would highly recommend this company and we're thrilled to see Christ of the Abyss and the marine reserve

Thank pytheen
Salt Lake City, Utah
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I saw the Christ of the Abyss and a reef with my boyfriend. Even though we had bad weather in the afternoon, Bruno allowed us to go on a dive in the morning with just me and my boyfriend so we could still dive. You can tell Bruno really cares about his customers and goes to great lengths for their... More 

Thank lyslyslys9
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76 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As part of my PADI course I was taken to the Ligurian coast to complete my open water dives. It is a beautiful location to complete it and in May the water is 19/20 degrees. I was very nervous to start with and the first part of the first day went very badly but luckily my instructor Giulia has the... More 

Thank William C
Setauket, New York
1 review
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Reviewed 25 August 2016

As professional as it gets. Great attention to detail, careful, courteous. We did 2 dives on UJ-2207, one on air, the other on EAN32. Bruno drove the boat and gave us an excellent briefing. We dove with Stephane who was a terrific guide, showing us all over this historical wreck. He also was a total inspiration for improving our diving... More 

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3 reviews
Reviewed 3 July 2016

I have visited Porto Fino Divers both as student of technical diving and for recreational dives with my wife. The boat is the best - runs fast enough, is very stable, offers for comfort for divers with multiple tanks/stages. Operation of boat is super smooth - Bruno & crew hooks up to landing sites regardless of weather - no time... More 

Thank Peter B
Peoria, Arizona
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Reviewed 11 June 2016

We did two morning dives with Portofino Divers. The original booking was to see the Christ of the Abyss and one of the nearby wrecks, but the stormy conditions made it too cloudy to see anything, so they had us dive along one of the sea walls instead. They were still great dives, and fortunately the boat was covered so... More 

Thank katekmc
London, United Kingdom
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2 reviews
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Reviewed 24 October 2015

Thankyou to Bruno and Nico for a fantastic and professional dive week in wonderful Italia. V clean, accurate dive centre with excellent fills and superb location. thanks again guys, Best Mungo

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Reviewed 8 August 2015

I emailed this dive shop above doing 2 dives and explained that i really wanted 1 to be at christ of the abyss (underwater statue). I was assured this would happen. On the day we were given all our gear but never told what was happening or when we'd leave etc. i asked another staff member who was organising our... More 

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BrunoBorelli, Proprietario at Portofino Divers, responded to this review

Dear Darren, Thank you for your feedback, objective and constructive criticism are always welcomed. I believe such is important, after all there are always areas in which improvement is possible and we strive to do it in order to improve our service. As you know we accommodate only small numbers of divers per trip to guarantee a very personal dive... More 

London, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
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Reviewed 31 May 2015 via mobile

Extremely professional diving center. You want Nitrox32? EAN50? Trimix 21/35? Not a problem. Gas analysis of your tank? Here is compulsory, don't forget the date! Gear rental? Halcyon/Rofos/DUI/Apeks/Atomic/Scubapro gear for you. Scooters? Rebs? Sidemount? Just choose the colour and trim Courses? GUE education from Primer courses to Tec2. Boat? Very comfortable and always clean and tidy. Team/guides? World class GUE... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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144 reviews
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Reviewed 25 August 2014

I found this DC by accident when searching for the Portofino area. They offer amazing packages called "Agridiving". You can choose the amount of dives you want to do, 1 trip per day, with 2 dives. We chose the basic weekend plus, which included 4 dives and 1 night stay at the "Molini" Agriturismo. The total cost was 270eur person,... More 

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