Diving in Gran Canaria

Scuba diving Gran Canaria Island offers the widest variety of dive types in the Canary Islands, and there are multiple sites to suit every level of diver. Gran Canaria diving offers fantastic dive conditions throughout the year with excellent visibility and water temperatures ranging from 20 to 26 degrees C. The best dive sites in Gran Canaria are Sardina del Norte and El Cabrón because of their great ecological value and fantastic biodiversity. You can find fun, deep dives on the Las Palmas wreck, and exciting Canary Islands marine life encounters with manta rays, sea turtles, and large pelagics at Caleta de Abajo on the north end of the island.

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Wildlife in Gran Canaria
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sharks
Angel Shark
Rays
Reef Manta
Eagle Ray
Stingrays
Electric Ray
Turtles
Green Sea Turtle
Loggerhead Sea Turtle
Hawksbill Turtle
Seahorses and Pipefishes
Common Seahorse
Fishes
Moray Eel
Angelfish
Butterfly Fish
Barracuda
Wrasse
Puffer Fish
Sand Eel
Conger eel
Crevalle jack
Scorpionfishes
Snapper
Frogfish
Parrotfish
Molluscs
Octopus
Crustaceans
Crayfish
Wildlife in Gran Canaria
  Jan - Mar Apr - Jun Jul - Sep Oct - Dec
Sharks
Angel Shark
Rays
Reef Manta
Eagle Ray
Stingrays
Electric Ray
Turtles
Green Sea Turtle
Loggerhead Sea Turtle
Hawksbill Turtle
Seahorses and Pipefishes
Common Seahorse
Fishes
Moray Eel
Angelfish
Butterfly Fish
Barracuda
Wrasse
Puffer Fish
Sand Eel
Conger eel
Crevalle jack
Scorpionfishes
Snapper
Frogfish
Parrotfish
Molluscs
Octopus
Crustaceans
Crayfish

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