The association „ALTUM MARE“ was founded in early 2005 as association for promotion of cultural and natural underwater heritage.
After shutting down the association „Diving tourism group” of Croatia in early 2008, and with support of diving centers of Istria,
it changes its name in ASSOCIATION OF DIVING CENTERS „ALTUM MARE“ and as a legal person it continues it's work with the goal of solving
current issues and promoting of diving tourism in Croatia.

In the past we worked on:

  • Cooperation with Croatian national tourist board and Istria Tourist Board
  • Cooperation with Croatian Chamber of Economy and Istrian Chamber of Economy
  • Coordination in work with nautical police and harbor authorities
  • Making of diving catalog „ISTRA DIVING“, web site and e-mail address
  • Survey on the number of diver guests
  • Appearances at touristic, diving and nautical fairs
  • Making of the members codex behavior
  • Active participation in making of the new law and regulations about diving
  • Collaboration with the Ministry of Culture and the Ministry of Tourism
  • Collaboration with diving community

New tasks:

  • Regular reprint of “ISTRA DIVING” catalog with refreshed data
  • Providing help and representing our members in all matters, with legal (advisory) assistance
  • Joint approach towards insurance companies with the goal of better terms of cooperation
  • Coordination in work with nautical police and harbor authorities and the way of control on the sea
  • Cooperation with Croatian Diving community in economy in coordinated approach at national and international level
  • Continue cooperation with Croatian national tourist board and Croatian Chamber of Economy
  • Accepting, selecting and realizing projects of common interest
  • Realization of the projects co-financed by Republic of Croatia and EU
  • Appearances at international tourist fairs related to promotion of diving
  • Participation in making of new law and regulations about diving
  • Realization of the project POSEIDON with the support of Ministry of Tourism

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