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Diving in Gran Canaria.

Looking for the best places to dive in Gran Canaria? then don't miss the world famous "El Cabrón" or Arinaga Marine Reserve. The combination of warm subtropical waters, dramatic underwater scenery and abundant and varied marine life have made this the most popular dive site on Gran Canaria, and our PADI 5* Dive Centre at Casa Limon is right next to it.

When you explore this 'hot-spot' of marine life, you will be amazed by the diversity and quantity of marine life, and you might encounter anything from angel sharks and butterfly rays, through bright red parrotfish or shimmering shoals of roncadors, down to seahorses, beautiful coloured nudibrachs and even the occasional turtle. As our mature professional instructors dive here all year round you can rely on their expert local knowledge to show you the hidden secrets and 'special places' in the El Cabrón Marine Reserve.

best dives in the Canaries are found here
  • "Best Diving in Gran Canaria" - Dive Magazine
  • "Best place to dive is at El Cabrón" - AA Pocket Guide
  • "One of the most spectacular sites in the Canary Islands"
    - Diving in Canaries (Sergio Hanquet)
  • The Gando-Arinaga area is one of the richest in fish species of the Canary Islands. (BIOGES - University of Las Palmas)
Red Spiny sea star-(Echinaster sepositus)
  • "Topspot - De unieke duikplaatsen in het natuurpark voor Arinaga"
    Duiken Magazine
  • "La variada y confiada fauna, junto a un fácil accesso, han hecho de esta zona la más visitada de Gran Canaria"Guía de Buceo España
  • Listed as a Site of Special Scientific Interest by the European Union 28/12/2001.
  • Awarded not one, but two PADI Certificates of Excellence.
  • TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence.

Dive and explore Gran Canaria's favourite divesite

night dives on Gran Canaria -large hermit crabs (Dardanus calidus)

We are the closest PADI 5 Star Dive Centre to this amazing high-energy divesite, and because we dive here every day, our expert professional instructors know the highlights, the sights and the secrets better than anyone else. Our Dive Centre in Casa Limon has some of the best facilities in the Canaries, including a large private garden to relax in between your dives. With our reputation, facilities and experienced multi-lingual staff it is little wonder we are both a PADI 5-star Dive Centre and a BSAC Premier Centre,and can offer a great dive experience for everyone from complete beginners up to experienced divers. We are a family friendly centre where your safety is very important, so whether the family dives or not, we aim to keep everyone happy by having lots of information on other things to do in Gran Canaria.

The first time you dive in Gran Canaria's subtropical waters you will be amazed not only by the huge shoals of fish but also the variety of colours and species, from minute hermit crabs and vivid damselfish up to intriguing but critically endangered species including angel sharks. The relatively low levels of sea urchins, and good plankton production, means that this area still has thriving habitats and good biodiversity compared to many of the other dive sites in the Canaries.

The best places to dive and snorkel in Gran Canaria

The brightly coloured parrotfish (Sparisoma cretense) is emblematic of the Marine Reserve

To find out how more about scuba diving in Gran Canaria, select your language at the top of the page, or flip through our pages - Our website has over 200 pages in six languages and is 'information rich' to help you discover why the El Cabrón Marine Reserve is rated as one of the top dive sites in Gran Canaria and the Canary Islands! As we are the local experts we have lots of detail on the best dive sites and where to find the most amazing marine life in the El Cabrón marine reserve.

PADI Training Courses

We are one of the top ten PADI Five Star Dive Centres in the Canaries, and already hold two PADI Certificates of Excellence. Our Instructors are fluent in English, German, Spanish, Dutc and Italian, and you can pick from the complete list of all our PADI training courses including our highly rated PADI Open Water Course or our Introductory try-dive for beginners, pages on snorkelling in the Arinaga area, boat diving, shore diving, and don't miss the special night dive simulator page!

Seahorses (Hippocampus hippocampus) make your dive really special

We're always ready to make sure you have fun here, learning to dive on PADI diving courses, or taking your first steps to discover the underwater world. Playa del Inglés, Maspalomas, San Agustín and Puerto Rico are all within a short (free) transfer in our air conditioned minibus. Join Brian and our other experts as we navigate around the El Cabrón marine reserve, on the best dives to 'Punta de la Sal' 'El Cabrón Bay', or the 'Hole in the Wall' from our well equipped center during your vacation here. See for yourself the diversity of Canarian flora and fauna in this spectacular subaqua environment, and why so many people rate scuba diving in the El Cabrón marine reserve as one of the top things to do in Gran Canaria!

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Micro area marine protected in Arinaga for divers

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Unser Tauchzentrum liegt mitten am weltberühmten Meeresschutzgebeit 'El Cabrón' in Arinaga, wo unsere Gäste täglich von der Artenvielfalt und dem Fischreichtum aufs neue überrascht werden. Wir zeigen Ihnen die schönsten Orte der Insel zum tauchen mit bezaubernden Riffen und einer wunderbaren Meeresfauna....mehr seiten

The tiger moray (Enchelcore anatina) is one of four types seen in Canarian waters
Tiger Moray (Enchelcore anatina)

The school of grunts (Pomadasys incisus) is always a majestic sight
Grunts (Pomadasys incisus)

Get close to the angel shark (squatina squatina)
Angel shark (Squatina Squatina)

The Hairy Blenny (Labrisomus muchipinnis)shows its mating colours in Autumn
Hairy Blenny
(Labrisomus muchipinnis)

Español  buceo gran canaria con instructor Español

Nuestra escuela de buceo esta en el mas famoso lugar: La Reserva Marina del Cabrón; y cada dia nuestros clientes sorprenden con la gran variedad y cantidad de vida marina que hay en la reserva. Te llevamos al mejor lugar de submarinismo en la isla, con los mas bonitos arrecifes y vida marina.

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Scuba diving centre Davy Jones Diving in Gran Canaria To join us on a diving excursion in Gran Canaria, phone us now, send us a message, or come into the centre. We are waiting to show you one of the best dive sites in the Canary Islands, and let you explore our fantastic underwater world. Swim with the stingrays (Dayatis pastinaca) in Gran Canaria

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