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Snorkeling path


Equipped with your own flippers, diving mask and snorkel, set off to explore a fabulous fauna and flora. Enjoy the beauty of the anemone’s garden, surprise yourself with the mystery of the shipwreck…

In full autonomy and through buoys with underwater information panels, discover the fauna, the flora and the underwater landscape around the Crocodile Islet. With a maximum depth of 3 meters, this underwater path is adapted for all swimmers. Unsupervised bathing.

In July and August, guided snorkelling sessions are organised every Thursday morning by graduated instructors of the Service Espaces Maritimes.

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  • Reservation compulsory at the Tourist Office
  • Participation fee : 8€/child (8-17) 11€/adult
  • Snorkeling equipment is not provided
  • Adult accompanying required for children under 14
  • Minimum age required : 8
  • Unsupervised bathing both in autonomy and guided sessions


  • access is not advised if the weather conditions are not optimal
  • check the marine weather forecast
  • in case of emergency, call the paramedics 18 or 112 or Gigaro’s lifeguard post +33 (0)4 94 79 62 68
sentier marin ilot du crocodile plage de jovat snorkeling la croix valmer

Respect the environment

  • the seabed is a fragile environment : do not disrupt it by touching it
  • do not grab or hold on to fauna or flora and be cautious not to damage the environment with the flippers
  • do not feed the wildlife
  • do not pluck or pick any fauna or flora
  • do not leave any wastes
  • Parking in Gigaro
  • access by the coastal footpath
  • 20 min walk from Gigaro (Trainers required)