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Gaiola Snorkelling Tour
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Act the part of an aquatic archaeologist as you explore the ancient ruins and mesmerising maritime life of the Gaiola coastline. Discover the secrets of a submerged city and treasures you can only see when you take the plunge.
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Gaiola is a protected marine area offering visitors the unique opportunity to view a submerged city (the geologic shifting known as 'bradyseism' that creates such phenomenon is prevalent in this area of Italy). The tour starts at the visitor centre, where films and photos will give you helpful information on the natural and historical features of Gaiola. Then, you’ll hit the water for a firsthand encounter with the ancient city’s ruins and the maritime life that now colonises them. Follow your guide along the coastline and discover underwater sites only visible to those who take the plunge.

Inclusions :
  • Admission to Gaiola visitor centre
  • Snorkelling equipment: diving suit, mask, snorkel, and flippers
  • Guide assistance in the sea
  • Potable water
  • Commentary available in English, Italian, and French


3 hours

Departure time and location:
9:30 AM; Gaiola visitor centre

Return time and location:
12:30 PM; same as departure location

This activity is not recommended for pregnant women or those with mobility difficulties. Good swimming ability and general health are required for this tour. You are advised not to eat after 7:30 AM. Children under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent or adult relative. Children under the age of 5 are not permitted on the tour.
Redemption instructions

After booking your activity, simply follow these 3 easy steps:
1. Print
your voucher; locate the voucher in your travel confirmation email or in the My Trips/My Itineraries link on the site.
2. Take all vouchers with you.
3. Follow the redemption instructions on your voucher; you must exchange one voucher per person.

How to exchange your voucher(s):
On the day of your tour, please bring your printed voucher(s) with photo ID to the departure location; the full address will appear on your printed voucher. The Gaiola visitor centre is a 20-minute taxi ride from Naples city centre.

If you need to contact the Gaiola Visitor Center before your tour begins, the emergency phone number is +39 (0)812-403-235.
Terms and conditions

The tour runs in all weather conditions except if sea conditions are too dangerous for swimming. In this case, customers can choose to redeem their vouchers on another day or receive a refund.

Cancellations and Changes: This Activity can be changed or cancelled without penalty at any time prior to two days before the scheduled start of your trip. The scheduled start of your trip is defined as your hotel check-in date, your departure date of the originating flight, or the date of the Activity if the Activity was booked without a flight or a hotel.