Enjoy scuba diving in Gran Canaria with a wide range of marine species on the island that will make your diving experience even better. If you’ve never gone scuba diving, the island of Gran Canaria is a great place to dive. You will never want to stop diving once you try it out. It’s a mind-blowing experience!


Details on scuba diving in Gran Canaria

This Discover Scuba diving for beginners is arranged for those with no prior experience to dive where you will reach a maximum depth of 12 meters. Under the supervision of one of the professional PADI instructors, you will learn the basic safety guidelines and skills needed to dive. Don’t worry about the gear, the team at the diving shop in Maspalomas will provide you all the necessary scuba equipment such as the mask, fins, neoprene, snorkel, regulator, dive gauges, buoyancy control device, and, tank.

The diving experience is done at Amadores beach located on the Mogán municipality, on the southwest coast of the island (next to Puerto Rico beach). This is a great beach in which to get familiar with diving in general. It has a safe and shallow entry point into the water making it easy for first-timers to have some fun exploring and swimming around.

The experienced multilingual diving team will make sure you are comfortable in the water and will help you with the equipment. Once you are in the water, you’ll forget the scuba gear is on. The scuba diving baptism will last 40 minutes. You’ll be able to see an abundance of marine life like Cuttlefish, Parrotfish, Atlantic Wrasse, Gold Striped Bream, Blue lizardfish, Bluefin Damselfish, Octopi and many other types of creatures. 

Activity information on Scuba diving

PICK UP AREAS Transfer included in the south of the island from Mogán to San Agustín.
DEPARTURE LOCATION Playa del inglés (San Fernando) near Lidl.
RETURN TIME Approximately 12:30 PM. More or less 3 hours in total.
WHAT TO WEAR Swimwear and towel
DURATION OF ACTIVITY 40 minutes scuba diving in Amadores beach
LANGUAGES English Spanish Italian Russian Latvian 
Certified instructor PADI instructor Full equipment and supplies
25 minutes pre-dive training in shallow water After dive snacks and water
Be more than 10 years old. Pass PADI medical questionnaire to find out if you have any preexisting medical conditions that may affect you’re well being. Safety comes first!
No alcohol consumed prior to dive. Not available for pregnant women.
No prior diving experience is necessary. Full equipment and supplies.
There are no swimming requirements. There is no a weight limit.
FARES First Steps:

  • Discover Scuba diver85€ 

PADI scuba diving courses in Gran Canaria

If you are interested in any certified PADI scuba diving courses in Playa del Ingles and you would like to become part of the scuba diving community contact us for more information. We will arrange a date and time that suits you best. All courses include a pick-up at a hotel on the south of the island.

  • Scuba Diver Course
  • Scuba refresher
  • Open Water Course
  • Advanced Open Water Course
  • Master Scuba Diver
  • Dive master Course

Other diving activities

For those who would like to enjoy some snorkeling in Gran Canaria, we offer a trip to Amadores bay for 40€.  We also offer a Bubble scuba diving course for kids over the age of 8 for 40€. Kids can get a chance to have a fun new experience and discover the life undersea.

If you have any questions about one of our favourite activities to do on the island, you can visit our FAQ page or send us a WhatsApp to +34606624044 . We are available every day from 10 till 20:00 and we can always visit you in your hotel if you prefer so.

Scuba diving Gran Canaria

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