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Strong point of the CIP Nice


  • 1st FFESSM center in France and overseas out of 4,206 diving structures (ranking established according to the number of licenses and courses delivered) since 2021.

  • Center open all year round without interruption.

  • Boat Equipped Merchant Marine, guarantee of comfort and safety for our divers.

  • There is always someone on the boat for security/safety during the dive.

  • Specialized in every type of courses (all levels).

  • Protected dive sites and riches in drop-offs, gorgonians, coral, and caves for exploration dives.

  • Privileged climate on the Côte d'Azur.

  • Fully Aqualung brand equipped (world's leading supplier of diving equipment)

  • All our instructors are E3 or E4 state diploma.

  • The only diving center in Nice to provide computer rental for free

Our Certifications


  • From First Dive to preparation for Instructor.

  • All mixed courses: Trimix and Nitrox. (Our TEK site)

  • AP Diving Rebreather Training.

  • PADI : from first dive to divemaster.



Available for reservation

Take advantage of all the services available in our Scuba Diving Center. From training to exploration, you will find your happiness to enjoy your stay in the water serenely. Make sure you book well in advance. We look forward to seeing you soon at the CIP Nice.

Exploration dive

Various trainings

News and Announcements

Things are constantly moving at CIP Nice, and as valued users it is important to us that you stay informed. Browse announcements about our events.

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Spring Program

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We are now open 6d/7.
We are closed every Thursday
Appointments are at 8:30 am and 1:30 pm.

Reservations are made the day before, before 6 p.m. at the latest by email or phone (
To specify your level and mobile number and the dive concerned.

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Jaufret VIAL 

E4 DEJEPS, grew up in the diving world, learned from his father's experience.
Determined by his desire to pass on his passion for diving, he will be able to accompany you during your stay at the CIP.


Richard VIAL 

BEES 2, Instructor Nitrox, Instructor PADI.21000 dives… Trainer of the RAID diving team, of the Oceanographic Museum, he did the first dive of Commander Cousteau's little girls… and his passion is still overflowing !

The center

Close to the port, the center has

  • More than 60 tanks between 12 and 15 liters

  • Children's tanks 6, 8 and 10 liters

  • About thirty stab

  • Over fifty wetsuits of all sizes, from the Aqualung brand.

  • The regulators, around thirty, are Aqualung brand and are revised once a year.

  • Fins, masks and snorkels are not left out and are sufficient to equip all René-Madeleine divers.

  • In addition, the CIP has two compressors of 50 and 60 m3 / hour. Our premises include a reception room of 100 m2, a classroom and an administrative office.

2 Ruelle des Moulins

(Rue du Lazaret)

06300 NICE

+33 (0)4 93 55 59 50 ou +33 (0)6 09 52 55 57


Contact Us

Merci pour votre envoi !

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