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Davy Jones Diving, Arinaga

#18 of 72 in Wildlife in Gran Canaria
Must see · Scuba / Snorkeling · Wildlife Area
This PADI 5-Star Dive Centre is the closest dive centre to the El Cabrón Marine Reserve at Arinaga, and the only BSAC Premier Centre on Gran Canaria. Being next to one of the best and most spectacular diving sites in the Canary Islands means that they have some fantastic dives and great fun as their knowledgeable dive leaders and instructors lead you through this fabulous treasure-trove of marine life.

The El Cabrón Marine Reserve at Arinaga on Gran Canaria is one of the ten best scuba diving sites in Spain, and has its own guide book. Dives vary from 6 to 30m and it is packed with fish, the variety and bio-diversity have surprised and astounded many visitors. Barracudas, morays, five types of stingray, grunts, trumpetfish, bream, damselfish, parrotfish, wrasse and cephalopods are all found in huge numbers, different seasons can bring stingray, angelshark, blue shark, and many other species into the area. All the sealife is packed in close to the shore and the underwater lava scenery is stunning. There are caves to explore with the vivid red Canary Island Lobsterette, and night diving can bring squid, red-legged octopus and golden balearic congers.
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  • What a fantastic dive centre with a friendly, knowledgeable team who go out of their way to make sure your dives are primarily safe, then will do their best to find what you came to see. In my case.....  more »
  • After almost 3 years on the island I was successful in finding a dive centre I felt followed the rules and I could trust, that was 2011. Recently I participated in my 700th dive and the whole team...  more »
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