28.4008, -16.3303

1272 Logged Dives

El Peñon (Wreck)

El Peñon is one of the best wreck dives in Tenerife. This wreck is perfect for the wreck diver specialty, but also for fun dives. Sea conditions are great for most of the year.

It is possible to find big schools of breams, barracudas, nudibranchs, octopi, shrimps, scorpionfishes, and much much more.


TEMPERATURE & VISIBILITY*

This data is provided from the logbook information in the MySSI app

DIVE TYPES

  • Macro Spot
  • Wreck Dive
  • Artificial Reef

Level

  • Advanced
  • Expert

Programs

  • Extended Range (XR)
  • Freediving
  • Scuba

Entry

  • Shore/Beach

Body of Water

  • Salt

currents

  • no
  • moderate

Maximum Depth

  • 25m

Visibility

  • 18m
This data is provided by divers logging their dives in the mySSI App
Wildlife Diversity
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sharks
Angel Shark
Rays
Eagle Ray
Stingrays
Electric Ray
Fishes
Barracuda
Molluscs
Octopus
  Jan - Mar Apr - Jun Jul - Sep Oct - Dec
Sharks
Angel Shark
Rays
Eagle Ray
Stingrays
Electric Ray
Fishes
Barracuda
Molluscs
Octopus

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