Jacques Cousteau, Frederic Dumas and Phillipe Thailliez have been the pioneers of modern diving and they started and developed their technics and skills in the waters of Sanary-sur-mer and Bandol. The Frédéric Dumas International Diving Museum in Sanary-sur-mer contains unique collection of original diving equipments used in the adventure of modern diving
- Frédéric Dumas International Diving Museum – http://www.scuba-museum.com/
- New belvedere commemorating the “Mousquemers”: Cousteau, Dumas and Thailliez – View some pics of the inauguration at http://www.toutsanary.fr/musee
- Diving in the Mediterranean Sea
Sanary sur Mer
- Cap Plongee (La Coudouliere) – http://www.blogger.com/www.capplongee.com
- Ghost Sea – http://www.blogger.com/www.ghostsea.com CPIE – http://www.blogger.com/www.clubplongee.net
- Littoral Bleu Aventure (snorkeling, aquatic discovery) – http://www.blogger.com/www.littoral-bleu.com
La Seyne sur Mer
- Au Marin Plongeur – http://www.blogger.com/www.aumarinplongeur.fr
- Hippocampe – http://www.blogger.com/www.hippocampe.com
Diving Sites – Islands
- Bendor Island – Off Bandol Coast This small island, 7 minutes by boat from Bandol, is the hosting place of the smallest harbor on the Mediterranean.
- Embiez Island The Embiez archipelago is a jewel of the Mediterranean with 95 ha of forest, vineyards, ‘garrigue’ and gardens. It is located 10 minutes by boat ride from Le Brusc harbor in Six-Fours-les-Plages, and 20 minutes from Sanary.
- Port-Cros, Le Levant and Porquerolles