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Portofino Divers

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Via Jacopo Ruffini 47, 16038, Santa Margherita Ligure, Italy
+39 0185 280791
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Excllent service overall, worth the premium. Bruno knows his business inside out and knows how to... read more

Reviewed 4 November 2017
London, United Kingdom
via mobile
Beautiful Boat Trip!

We came from Australia to dive here and booked in advanced specifically requesting to do the wreck... read more

Reviewed 16 August 2017
via mobile
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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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Via Jacopo Ruffini 47, 16038, Santa Margherita Ligure, Italy
+39 0185 280791
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Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

Excllent service overall, worth the premium. Bruno knows his business inside out and knows how to run it smoothly. He is the benchmark in the area.

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Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

We came from Australia to dive here and booked in advanced specifically requesting to do the wreck dive. I paid a deposit and provided our certifications it was confirmed in the email that we would be doing a wreck dive. On the day when we...More

1  Thank KylieMcDowell
BrunoBorelli, Direttore at Portofino Divers, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2017

Hi Kylie, your negative comments are a vary bad surprise for me because you didn't look disappointed here. I invite you to read our email exchange more carefully, unfortunately I cannot publish here, TripAdvisor does not allow me to do. I have never said that...More

Reviewed 9 August 2017

I dove 6 times with Portofino Divers. In general you get what you paid for. Prices are a little higher than other diving centers, but: - Boat if very good, well adapted and the groups are limited, which gives you a lot of space on...More

1  Thank Andrew_0000000000000
BrunoBorelli, Proprietario at Portofino Divers, responded to this reviewResponded 5 September 2017

Hello Andrew, thanks for your review. I'm glad you find a very professional service at our facility. Unfortunately I know I could look rude to whom does not know me or especially to whom is rude with me. I have to admit since the first...More

Reviewed 4 August 2017

In July I spent two days diving with Bruno and his team at the Area Protetta di Portofino. This is a very nice place with many dive spots to discover. Many thanks to Susi, she guides me very well, Bruno for the quick response and...More

1  Thank Frank S
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

First time scuba diving and couldn't have asked for a better experience. Our instructors were thorough and patient, we felt very safe diving with them. The dive spots that we were taken to were excellent, the boat was lovely and there are shower facilities back...More

1  Thank csmith2507
Reviewed 22 May 2017 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...More

1  Thank pytheen
Reviewed 20 May 2017

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...More

2  Thank lyslyslys9
Reviewed 12 May 2017 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...More

3  Thank William C
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...More

1  Thank rwlourie
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...More

1  Thank Peter B
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