Top Scuba Dive Shops in Var

Ready to check out the best shops in Var for scuba diving, snorkeling, shore diving, free diving or other ocean activities? Zentacle has 12 dive shops where you can rent equipment, book dives, and get guided tours. Discover hand-curated maps, along with reviews and photos from nature lovers like you. No matter what you're looking for, you can find a diverse range of the best ocean activities in Var to suit your needs.
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Saphir Plongée

#1 - Saphir Plongée


Start diving from home with Padi elearning courses and continue with us the practice all over the French Riviera (or/then choose the destination of your dreams) to do your diving course, in French AND English

Additional Information

A personalized follow-up is reserved for each new diver, from the beginning of his theoretical training to the practical courses. The course can be started from home with the e-Learning courses for the theoretical part, in order to save time at the vacation spot to only enjoy the part in the water!

At any time you benefit from personalized advice to succeed in your diving course, in French or in English.


Independent monitor, IDC Staff Instructor and state graduate DEJEPS, affiliated center Padi Educational Facility, does not have a classic physical center but works in partnership with diving centers: fewer boats in navigation, less waste generated, less pollution ! Aware spirit!

General Organization:

The organization of the practical lessons and the schedule belongs to Saphir Plongée, depending on availability and weather conditions.

In high summer season Open water lessons generally start on Monday afternoon, as do the DSDs.

We advise you to contact sapphire diving on this subject in order to match your own availability in order to organize the activity as well as possible:

Upscale Experience

#2 - Upscale Experience

Upscale Experience is a cdc and retail dive shop located in Saint Tropez, France. The shop has classrooms and trainings in .
Manta Club

#3 - Manta Club

Manta Club is a retail dive shop located in Bandol, France. The shop has classrooms and trainings in .
Centre de Plongee Ketos

#4 - Centre de Plongee Ketos

Scuba diving center - Diving initiation and training from beginner to instructor - Wreck diving - Organic diving - Children's dive from 8 years old - Aquatic hike - Introductory dive - Languages spoken English and Spanish - Group diving
Sarl Mare Schola

#5 - Sarl Mare Schola

Sarl Mare Schola is a retail dive shop located in St. Raphael, France. The shop has classrooms and trainings in .
Port Frejus Plongee

#6 - Port Frejus Plongee


Located in Fréjus / Saint Raphaël, on the French Riviera, in the Var, Port Fréjus Plongée is open to individuals and groups almost all year round. Karin and his team of enthusiasts, qualified instructors, await you for the discovery of the Mediterranean seabed. The dive sites are diversified and multi-level, ranging between the Cap Roux nature reserve, Cap Anthéor, Cap Dramont, the Lion de Mer et de Terre, the Sardinals in the Gulf of Saint-Tropez and the wreck of the Ruby. Port Fréjus Plongée is an FFESSM approved commercial structure (French federation of studies and underwater sports) as well as a PADI dive center. The team is at your disposal and at your service to share with you unforgettable diving memories, whether through a baptism, training, exploration, or snorkeling. The diving center is located 4 meters from the boats: you therefore have no effort to make to load and unload your equipment! You embark on the comfortable boat La Palanquée, with a capacity of 20 divers, or on Le Kapor, a semi-rigid welcoming 14 divers, opposite the store. Sales of equipment, initially for hire, are regularly organized. It is therefore possible to buy masks, fins, slippers, gloves and small equipment on site. Different accommodations are available 5 minutes walk.

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Lecques Aquanaut Center

#7 - Lecques Aquanaut Center

Lecques Aquanaut Center is a retail dive shop located in Saint Cyr sur Mer, France. The shop has classrooms and trainings in .
European Diving School

#8 - European Diving School



Aventure Bleue

#9 - Aventure Bleue


Aventure Bleue is a PADI 5* dive center offering excellent quality rental gear, friendly staff and diving adventures around Europe's first national marine park. 

Enjoy a great selection of dive sites around the southern French border, home to giant groupers, schools of barracuda and some of the world's best wrecks. These wrecks include the Submarine Rubis, the Togo, Donator and more, all within reasonable depth suitable for recreational divers. 

The dive center is well-equipped with rental gear, fish ID and diving books, as well as warm water showers. With a very friendly yet professional atmosphere, this center is a no-brainer for divers seeking a warm welcome. 


Mio Palmo plongée

#10 - Mio Palmo plongée


Present in the Var since 1999

Mio Palmo invites you to dive in the Var from its two bases on the Port of Cavalaire and the Port of Hyères. We offer 2 tank dives every morning.

You will discover the magnificent rocky dives, very famous wreck dives and can go to the Port Cros National Park.

Our dive centers are comfortable, Aqualung partner center, we take special care to provide you with maintained and quality equipment.

On site, Nitrox, changing room and hot showers will be at your disposal.

Tek Dive Concept

#11 - Tek Dive Concept

Another important point of this constant flow adjustment, you can therefore by adjusting a flow according to the mixture used, switch your recycler to semi-closed mode. Nitrox in the 2 blocks, a medium pressure hose between the first two stages, a flow control associated with the Nitrox used, and wherever you are you can use your recycler. (Need to understand how a Semi Closed Recycler works)
Sarl Sous L'Eau

#12 - Sarl Sous L'Eau


5 * IDC Training Center all levels of DSD (baptism) training for instructors,

Beach and boat training, classroom,

Personalized training (No group lessons),

Diving First Aid Training (EFR),

Possibility of "pick-up" at your accommodation,