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Address: Via Jacopo Ruffini 47, 16038, Santa Margherita Ligure, Italy
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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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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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 25 August 2016
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Setauket, New York
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Setauket, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles 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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5 of 5 bubbles 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 

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Peoria, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 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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2 of 5 bubbles 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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5 of 5 bubbles 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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5 of 5 bubbles 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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Porto Alegre, RS
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2014

Portofino Divers are professional divers and they don't care if you are not a professional one. I had scheduled 4 dives with then for me and my wife, we are PADI certified but not experienced divers. In the first place they stop to dive the sea was very rough and we were sick, although they don't care and put us... More 

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BrunoBorelli, Direttore at Portofino Divers, responded to this review

Dear Mauricio, 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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2014

I have a place in Santa Margherita Ligure and when I dive, I dive with Bruno and his team. They are more expensive but I think they are worth the premium. They introduced me to GUE/DIR diving and can only thank them for that. One thing they do not have is the "holiday - club med - PADI" type of... More 

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Tangalooma, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2014 via mobile

I'm an experienced DM whilst my boyfriend was on his 5th dive as an OWC and Bruno and his team catered to us both wonderfully. Unfortunately I was a little disappointed in the dive itself as the conditions were poor, but that is obviously out of anyone's hands - I was however really, really impressed with the instructors (particularly Nuno)... More 

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