CAMPI FLEGREI DIVING CENTER was established in 1992 and is orientated towards recreational diving activities. The diving centre has two bases within the area of the Phlegraean Fields. One is located in Pozzuoli and is home to the secretariat, the classrooms, the Incoming Service and the workshop for equipment inspection and maintenance. The second is in Lucrino direct on the shore of the underwater Archaeology Park of Baiae where all the facilities associated with beach front diving activities, e.g. showers, changing rooms, equipment rinsing facilities, tank filling station, jetty for the boats, bars, sun decks, etc., are to be found.
The diving centre offers the following services:
COURSES: PADI, CMAS and PTA courses ranging from introduction dives through to instructor level training, including numerous specialites. The diving centre’s classroom is equipped with didactic materials and multimedia facilities to meet all training requirements. Training is also carried out in the field of underwater archaeology via courses from NAS and PADI (Distinctive Specialty).
GUIDED TOURS: Diving at sites within the sunken city of Baiae, in the Gulf of Naples and around the Phlegraean islands of Ischia and Procida. Transfer to these sites is provided by our own boats (8m and 7m).
INCOMING SERVICE: In collaboration with other entities within the tourism sector, the diving centre offers various different itineraries combining activities both underwater and on land which enable visitors to discover the wonders within our locality.
TOURISM: Organisation of weekend diving packages. Longer holidays and cruises are also regularly arranged both locally and overseas (in partnership with other tourist agencies).
EVENTS: In association with local agencies, training organisations and clubs the diving centre organises events and informative demonstrations to encourage a more environmentally conscious culture, particularly with respect to gaining a deeper respect for the marine environment and promoting its protection