The diving centre CENTRO SUB CAMPI FLEGREI - literally, the Phlegraean Fields Diving Centre, as named after the geological locality in which it is located - was established in 1992. It is orientated towards recreational diving activities and, with the involvement of archaeological, environmental and marine specialists, works towards improving the knowledge and protection of the marine environment and the archaeological heritage. CENTRO SUB CAMPI FLEGREI offers the following services:

COURSES: Ranging from introduction dives through to instructor level training including areas of special interests and technical diving, courses from PADI, CMAS and other national organisations are available. The diving centre's classroom is equipped with didactic materials and multimedia facilities to meet all training requirements.

EQUIPMENT: The diving centre has two Coltri Sub compressors, gas blending facilities, 50 complete sets of diving equipment, changing rooms and showers, wet and dry storage areas and a workshop for any necessary repairs.

GUIDED TOURS: Diving is offered at sites within the sunken city of Baiae, in the Gulf of Naples and around the islands of Ischia, Procida, Nisida and Capri. Snorkelling is also possible within the Archaeology Park of Baiae. Transfer to these sites is provided by the centre's own boat (12m) or their rhibs (8m and 5m) directly from their beach front location.

TOURISM: Diving packages such as full days on board or complete weekends are available and can be adjusted to meet your wishes. Longer holidays and cruises are also regularly arranged both locally and overseas (in partnership with outher 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.

Professional instructors and welcoming atmosphere ensure your diving experience will be both safe and fun.


  • a PADI 5* IDC Diving Centre (the Professional Association of Diving Instructors)
  • affiliated with ARCI FISA SUB (the Italian Federation for Underwater Sports)
  • acknowledged by HSA (the Handicapped Scuba Association)
  • an active member of ASSODIVING FLEGREUM (the consortium acknowledged and authorised by the Archaeological Authority of Naples and Caserta to manage diving activities within the Underwater Park of Baiae)
  • acknowledged by the Ministry of Education, the Ministry of Internal Affairs and MUIR (the Ministry of Higher Education and Research)
  • affiliated with LEGAMBIENTE (the Italian environmental association)

Contact the diving centre to discover more about the possibilities available right on their doorstep...
tel. / fax (landline) : +39 081 853 1563
mobile : +39 334 564 1480 / +49 1578 49 853 94