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    Ustica, I° marine reserve in Italy

    Established in 1986, you can dive in one of the
    most pristine habitats of the mediterranean
    diving center

about us

Discover our Diving Center

Thanks to the location, on the port Belvedere, Orca Diving Ustica is the natural meeting point for sea lovers, scuba divers and snorkelers.
In the wonderful setting of the island of Ustica, acclaimed as the scuba diving capital of the Mediterranean Sea, Orca Diving Ustica takes you to the discovery of beautiful and extraordinary dives, offering convenient solutions for exciting blue weeks, weekends or one-day trips.

Orca Diving Ustica assists you in every step of the organization of your holiday: from the transfers to the booking of accommodations at the best possible prices and beautiful trips on the island. Thanks to the expertise and passion of our authorised guides, the Marine Protected Area of Ustica is the ideal place where to improve your knowledge on marine life whilst having fun with scuba diving and freediving activities. Our roomy boats and experienced staff, allow Orca Diving Ustica to welcome clubs, schools and large groups, offering courses that satisfy everyone’s needs: from recreational to technical courses, up to instructor level.

For those who wish to approach the freediving world, Orca Diving Ustica proposes first level free-diving courses. Furthermore, courses up to instructor level are organised as well. If you are not a scuba diver, you can have fun participating in snorkelling tours or even take courses to approach the scuba diving world. All the equipment is available for hire.

The position of the diving center is perfect both to reach the boats and to have a walk in the village. Orca Diving Ustica is within walking distance from the majority of accommodation premises on the island. The boats, perfectly equipped for scuba diving activities, will allow you to reach comfortably and in few minutes all the diving and snorkelling spots. With Orca Diving Ustica you, your family and your friends will discover all the wonders of the island.

At the diving center you will find steel and aluminum double-exit tanks of 12lt, 15lt and 18lt. On the island there is a medical center equipped with a hyperbaric chamber. The charging station, led by Gaetano, is equipped with two Bauer Verticus and a Coltri / Nuvair for Nitrox recharge (max 40% O2).
dive with us

dive with us


In the wonderful setting of Ustica Island, acclaimed as the scuba diving capital of the Mediterranean Sea, Orca Diving Ustica takes you to discover the most beautiful and extraordinary dives, offering convenient solutions for exciting blue weeks, weekends or one-day trips.

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learn with us

learn with us


Orca Diving Ustica proposes numerous courses for both beginners and experts. We will teach you to breathe for the first time underwater or to continue your diving career choosing among the numerous PADI courses at your disposal, up to the instructor level. We are equipped with a comfortable classroom and many diving spots with the ideal conditions to put into practice what has been learnt. We are a certified PADI 5 Star Development Dive Resort!

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enjoy with us

enjoy with us


In addition to water and underwater activities, Orca Diving Ustica, offers unforgettable moments of aggregation and fun! Our diving is not only the starting point for diving activities, but also a meeting place for lovers of snacks and aperitifs where to toast, taste the island's products and discuss by telling stories and experiences.

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Orca Diving Ustica - Servizi

Toilet


The diving center, near to the port, is equipped with showers and toilets

Orca Diving Ustica - Sala corsi

Courses room


In the building we also have a room and multimedia support for courses and briefings

Orca Diving Ustica - Convenzioni

Partnership


We offer all-inclusive packages that include accommodation with many facilities

Orca Diving Ustica - Colazione

Breakfast


After each dive, a rich breakfast with homemade desserts, fresh fruit and tea

our team

Orca Diving Ustica staff

Cristina

Cristina

The boss

Impossible to imagine this diving without her! She welcomes you at your arrival, cuddles you, fills you with cookies and, above all, makes you drink... her beloved prosecco! Obviously she will be with you also at sea, above and under water.

Nicolò

Nicolò

Instructor

Even if his tight bathing suit and his nickname “pesciolino” (tiny fish) may seem suspicious, Nicolò’s experience is profound. He is the perfect instructor with his shiny smile and his infinite patience, and he will share lots of passion and joy with you!

Claire

Claire

Instructor

She is our globetrotter, her desire of seeing new places brought her to the beautiful island of ustica, of which she fell in love. You can talk with her in many languages: French, English and by now Italian!

Federico

Federico

Instructor

Competence and passion, added to the love that he dedicates to the island results in him being part of our team for the third year in a row. He will be on your side for each dive we offer at our diving center.

Raysun

Raysun

Instructor

Travelled the world for a few years but found his way of life and passion underwater, he'll be happy to share this underwater world with you. He will do so in English, French and Spanish.

JACOPO

JACOPO

Instructor

He is the instructor that will certainly make you smile, even under the water. Serious and meticulous, he is ready to help you have fun in total safety in order to make the most of your stay with us.

DAVIDE

DAVIDE

Instructor

He is in love with his job, respect and knows the sea. Not too talkative but bright, he'll be able to make you discover our seabed even in its smallest features. Patient and friendly, he'll make everyone have fun, even the youngest divers.

JONATHAN

JONATHAN

Instructor

The sea is his second house, and he'll be delighted to introduce it to you. After a few years in Asia, this french diver decided to join our team for his first experience in the Mediterranean sea.

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