Watersports, Diving & Scuba

Find places to carry out your favourite watersports on the French Riviera, from jet skiing, fly boarding, water skiing, wake boarding and scuba diving off the coast to canyoning and white water rafting inland. Also suppliers of jet skis, equipment rentals and lessons in different water sports activities.

Nautical Club Mandelieu
Sailing, water skiing and other nautical activities for children from 5 years at the Centre Nautique de Mandelieu-la-Napoule (06). For further information contact the Office de Tourisme.
Rand'eau Evasion
Group snorkeling trails and scuba diving trips and lessons at underwater sites between Nice and Eze-sur-Mer. At 32 avenue du Général de Gaulle on the Port de la Darse in Villefranche-sur-Mer (06).
Dive Advice Travel
Based on the French Riviera, Dominick organises diving trips all around the world for experienced divers or beginners.
Sublim Sky
Parascending in Fréjus port. All equipment and training supplied, open to all ages. At the new Port in Fréjus (83).
Team Aktiv
Canyoning trips in the South of France with qualified and experienced guide Stefan Hofmann. A variety of canyoning styles available in the area.
Société Nautique de Monaco
The Monégasque Federation of Sport Rowing.
Les Geckos
Lionel Richard, a professional guide with more than 12 years of experience, proposes canyoning or canyoneering courses, via ferrata and climbing tours in Cannes, Nice, Grasse and Monaco on the French Riviera.
Cap Ferrat Watersports
Personalised training in wakeboarding, waterskiing, wakesurfing and jet skis. At Paloma Beach or the port in Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat (06).
Diamond Diving
English-run PADI Award Winning Recreational Facility. Based in the old port of Golfe Juan (06). Dive packages including guiding and equipment hire. Côte d'Azur dive holidays.
Planète Rivière
White water rafting, canoeing, kayaking and aqua trekking. Activities in and around the Riviera and in the Gorges du Verdon. Seasonal activity, closed during the autumn and winter months.
Golfe Plongée Club
Diving club in the harbour of Golfe-Juan (06). Contact owner Claude Quas for English-language service.
Aqua Sport Evasion
Guided sea kayak tours and stand-up paddle lessons. Rental of kayak and board at Cap d'Antibes, Iles de Lérins (from Cannes), St-Jean-Cap-Ferrat (from Nice) and Théoule-sur-Mer.
SkiVol Watersport Monaco
SkiVol Watersport Monaco offering hire of jet ski, fly-board, hover-board, towed tubes, boat rentals, parasailing, kayaking. At the Plage du Larvotto, Monaco.
Club Nautique de La Croisette
Sailing session and lesson with a fluent English-speaking sailing instructor in the bay of Cannes. Ask for Charles.
Evolution 2
Adventure trips organised by guides and trainers with canyoning, river rafting, via ferrata in the rivers and mountains of the Côte d'Azur and vicinity, from Monaco to St Tropez.
Jet 27
Jet ski rentals from June to end September at the Base Nautique on the Bord de Mer between Villeneuve-Loubet and Marina Baie des Anges (06).
Côté Plongée Diving Centre
Diving school with training for children, private courses, international ANMP and PADI courses for beginners and professionals, emergency response, orientation, deep dive, and night dive. At Port du Croûton, 8 boulevard Maréchal Juin, Antibes (06).
European Diving School
Diving lessons at Kon Tiki beach, Ramatuelle (83).
Monaco Yacht Club
Yacht club for sailing and fishing, also offering sailing classes. At quai Louis II in Monaco.