Diving in Gran Canaria

Diving in Gran Canaria

Dive fans will find a whole world of possibilities in Gran Canaria. The Island has volcanic origins and surprises divers with the wealth of its marine-scape and the variety and beauty of its underwater landscapes.

There are interesting scuba diving areas spread all around the coast of Gran Canaria. You can find different scuba diving schools to learn to dive and participate in organised dives without having to own your own equipment. Want to find out why so many people are addicted to scuba diving? Shake off your stress and come and discover all the magic hidden under the sea in Gran Canaria.

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Las Merinas

  • Agaete
  • Entering from the left side of the beach and a few meters, very close to the slope of the iconic natural monument “Finger of God” we find a group of rocks, which rise to the surface, called “The Merinas”.
  • Med: 7m
  • Max: 12m
  • Low
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Sardina

  • Gáldar
  • In the neighborhood of Sardina, in Galdar, is one of the most popular dive sites for divers
  • Med: 12m
  • Max: 18m
  • Low
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Caleta Baja

  • Gáldar
  • On the beach of Caleta de Abajo, in the northwest of the island and close to Sardina, is one of the most spectacular dives Gran Canaria.”.
  • Med: 12m
  • Max: 18m
  • Medium
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Baja Fernando

  • Las Palmas de G. C.
  • You have to access by boat, as it is located near the Bay of Confital.
  • Med: 15m
  • Max: 30m
  • Low
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La Catedral

  • Las Palmas de G. C.
  • Located about 20 minutes navigation from the marina of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, just in front of the “Peninsula del nido”, lies this spectacular dive noted for its extraordinary beauty.
  • Med: 17m
  • Max: 22m
  • Low
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Wreck “Arona”

  • Las Palmas de G. C.
  • In 1972, a fire located in the engine room meant that this giant of 110 m in length sank near the water treatment plant in Las Palmas, on her starboard side.
  • Med: 27m
  • Max: 36m
  • Low
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Taliarte

  • Telde
  • This is a very easy dive, with easy access from shore and a depth not exceeding 8 m.
  • Med: 5m
  • Max: 8m
  • Low
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El Cabrón

  • Agüimes
  • In the rugged coastal area of ​​the town of Agüimes, next to Playa El Cabron, is one of the best dive sites on the island.
  • Med: 19m
  • Max: 22m
  • Medium
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Risco Verde

  • Agüimes
  • At the north end of the beach of Arinaga, we find Risco Verde Bay, on the outer edge of the future Arinaga Marine Reserve and near the popular beach of El Cabron.
  • Med: 17m
  • Max: 22m
  • Low
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Baja de Pasito Blanco

  • San Bartolomé de Tirajana
  • Located about 5 minutes from the marina of Pasito Blanco, in the south of the island, La Baja is presented as a rectangular platform morphology, with just over 60 m long and about 16 m wide.
  • Med: 15m
  • Max: 19m
  • Low
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Russian wreck of Pajar “Meteor II”

  • San Bartolomé de Tirajana
  • No more than 10 minutes from Pasito Blanco marina in the area known as &ldquoEl Pajar” we find the “Meteor II”, a Russian-built hydrofoil whose main business was tourism.
  • Med: 17m
  • Max: 22m
  • Low
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Artificial reef of Arguineguin

  • Mogán
  • Opposite the beach “Montaña Arena”, at a depth of 23 m on sandy bottom, are located several tens of structures built in concrete to form the artificial reef biotope.
  • Med: 20m
  • Max: 23m
  • Medium
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Mogan Wrecks “Cermona II”

  • Mogán
  • Departing from the singular port of Mogan, known popularly as "Little Venice", heading south-west and 5 minutes of browsing, find the "Cermona II".
  • Med: 16m
  • Max: 21m
  • Medium
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