Apnea Initiation or Swimming with Flippers/Mask/Snorkel – 20 minutes from Central Nice

3 reviews


  • The diversity of the underwater flora and fauna

  • The boat ride in a beautiful bay

Essential info*

Duration 3hrs

  • English
  • French

Starting time 9:00 AM, 2:00 PM

* All details will be sent to you upon reservation


Discover the marine world without scuba-diving: experience apnea or swimming with flippers, a mask or a snorkel!

Your excursion will begin by a boat trip during which you will be able to admire the beautiful views of the coastline from the sea, including the town of Villefranche sur Mer, its old town and citadel, the Cape Ferrat and its majestic villas... 

Once arrived in a zone particularly rich in fauna and flora, you can prepare for the activity of your choice →

  • Apnea initiation: the session is organized in 3 parts. You will first have a warm-up period organized in different workshops to learn about the different disciplines involved with apnea. You will then apply the techniques you have learnt as you set off to discover the local fauna. 
  • Subaquatic swim: after a brief explanation of technique and gearing up with flippers, a mask and snorkel - head off on a swim accompanied by an expert sports instructor specialized in marine biology. The instructor will reveal certain mysteries of marine-life in the Mediterranean throughout the excursion. 


When booking, you will be asked to choose from the following options:

  1. Subaquatic swim with flippers/mask and snorkel: 40 minutes with a guide specialized in marine biology + free time to explore
  2. Apnea initiation: 40 to 60 minutes with an instructor

Good to know

  • Availability: Monday to Sunday (excluding exceptional dates)
  • Departure point: Villefranche-sur-mer 
  • With this activity, spend between 40 minutes and 1 hour in the water
  • The subaquatic swim is accessible to participants from 7 years of age
  • The apnea initiation is accessible to participants from 10 years of age
  • Our local partner reserves the right to cancel or modify the activity in bad weather conditions
Cancellation Terms & Conditions

No charges will be levied for cancellations made more than 7 days before the date of the activity (excluding special dates). After this, the following charges will be levied:
Between 7 and 4 days prior: 50% of the price
After this time and in case of a no-show: 100% of the price
Any reservation made for special dates cannot be cancelled, modified or refunded.

General terms and conditions of sale

Price includes

  • Apnea initiation OR subaquatic swim
  • The rental of all the necessary equipment (wetsuits and flippers/mask/snorkel)
  • The boat ride in the Bay of Cap Ferrat
  • The supervision by a licensed instructor

Not included

  • Tips (optional)
  • All other extras

Customer reviews

3 reviews
  • frederique L.
    Aug 19, 2018
  • Very friendly people.
    Elias K.
    Sep 4, 2017
  • Une super après midi avec ma fille de 10 ans qui pour une première expérience de randonnée sous marine s'est sentie rassurée par encadrement compétent et gentil ce qui ne gâche rien.
    P V.
    Jul 11, 2017

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