El Arco de Garachico

MACHINE TRANSLATION: Dive that is contemplated like option to immersion begun from the wharf of Garachico. The current is usually in favour at the beginning, to be taken into account when returning.

MACHINE TRANSLATION: The classic local fauna, the salemas and barracudas are insured, as well as the breams, trumpets, etc.

Level

Level

  • Advanced
Visibility

Visibility

  • 14 m
Current

Current

  • Light Current
  • No Current
  • Ripping Current
DIVE TYPES

DIVE TYPES

  • Wall/Drop Off
  • Cavern/Cave

Temperature & Visibility

Dives

Wildlife Diversity

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Recommended Training

Boat Diving

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Stress & Rescue

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Enriched Air Nitrox Level 2 (40%)

Extend your dive time, shorten your surface intervals and spend more time exploring the dive sites you love, with the SSI Enriched Air Nitrox Specialty certification program.

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Night Diving and Limited Visibility

Diving does not end when the sun goes down! Become a night diver and meet the incredible marine life that only comes out at night. Join the SSI Night Diving and Limited Visibility specialty program.

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Navigation

Become a better, more confident diver who always knows where they are going. Learn how to use a dive compass, natural navigation techniques and more. Join the SSI Navigation specialty today!

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Deep Diving

Many exciting and iconic dive sites lie in deeper waters. The SSI Deep Diving Specialty will get you there - safely and with confidence. Learn how to plan and conduct dives to between 18 and 40 meters deep with SSI.

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Perfect Buoyancy

The SSI Perfect Buoyancy Specialty is the best way to improve your body position for relaxed dives, lower your air consumption and increase your bottom times. Take control of your enjoyment. Start online now!

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Marine Ecology

The SSI Marine Ecology Specialty program is the best way to discover the exciting science of marine ecology and become an underwater naturalist. Enhance your dives in a new way. Earn the SSI Marine Ecology specialty certification now!

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Extended Range Nitrox Diving

Do you enjoy nitrox diving? The SSI Extended Range Nitrox program will certify you to dive to a depth of 40 meters with limited decompression while diving with nitrox. Start online today!

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Extended Range (Twin Set)

Are you looking to become a tech diver? To dive deeper, farther, or longer than you ever have done before? Begin your journey and extend your range with the SSI Extended Range Trimix diver certification program.

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Extended Range Cavern Diving

Do you dream of diving in the crystal-clear waters of a Mexican cenote or exploring caverns in the Mediterranean? Become an SSI Extended Range Cavern Diver and discover the thrill of leaving direct access to the surface behind! Start online today!

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Cave Diving

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Dive Guide

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Dive sites nearby

This bay is 6 km South of Los Gigantes on the west coast, protected from the main winds most of the year. This site can get busy in the summer. Sometimes, when there is strong current, the visibility can be poor and entrance tricky.

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Spectacular rocky formations, tunnels and caves will surprise us at this dive spot. It is recommended to do it from boat because the access of emergency teams is so difficult, jus in case is needed.

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Spectacular diving along a canyon surrounded by rock formations. Torch is recommended to enjoy the anemones and dark areas in this dive spot.

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This site is only accessible by boat and offers a rocky area full of cornices, ideal for exploration, where you can find large red coral. Its is recommended to use a torch.

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A bay protected from currents, with lots of aquatic life, the perfect place to make your first dive in Tenerife and training dives for all levels.

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This dive site is only 8 minutes from Puerto Colon and is ideal for beginner courses and Try Dives. The bay is protected from currents and has a sandy bottom.

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Spectacular drift dive close to the harbour, just 5 minutes from this. Attention to your physical condition in case of strong currents and waves.

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Two ship wrecks right in front of Puerto Colon, just five minutes away from the harbour, suitable for all levels.It is only accessible from boat.

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Dive site for training. Place protected from currents and sandy bottom. Entrance from the beach. Recommended only for beginners. Maximum depth 12 meters.

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Dive site only by boat, it is very popular for all levels because it is easy to find turtles. Ideal for snorkeling and training. High season may divers around.

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