Dive in Gran Canaria.
Explore the 'El Cabrón' Marine Reserve with the Experts
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 Diving in Gran Canaria" - Dive Magazine
"Best place to dive is at El Cabrón" - AA Pocket
"One of the most spectacular sites in the Canary
- 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)
"Topspot - De unieke duikplaatsen in het natuurpark voor
"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
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 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 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.
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 amazing marine
life in the El Cabrón marine reserve.
PADI Training Courses
We are one of the top ten PADI Dive Centres in the Canaries, and in 2012 gained our second PADI Certificate of Excellence. You can pick from the
complete list of all our courses including
our highly rated PADI Open Water Course or our Discover
Scuba for beginners, pages on snorkelling,
diving, shore diving, and don't miss the special night dive simulator page!
We're always ready to make sure you have fun here, learning
to dive on BSAC or 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 Eduardo 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
why so many people rate scuba diving in the El Cabrón marine reserve as one of
the top things to do in Gran Canaria!
Photo of the week
Angel shark swims past students during Open Water Course (you dont get much closer than this!)
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