El Cabron

Located near Arinaga, about 20 minutes journey from the centre is the Arinaga Marine Reserve, this location has 4/5 different dive routes, ranging from 10m to 31m, lots of Marine life, small caverns, swim throughs and schoals of fish in abundant supply.

Roncadores, Nudi’s, Octopus, Rays, Angel Shark, Trumpet fish, Parrot fish, Moray Eels, Wrasse, Damselfish and at a depth of 30m a rather impressive green coral.

Level

Level

  • Advanced
Visibility

Visibility

  • 14 m
Current

Current

  • Light Current
  • No Current
  • Strong Current
  • Ripping Current
DIVE TYPES

DIVE TYPES

  • Night Dive
  • Drift Dive
  • Wall/Drop Off
  • Macro Spot
  • Cavern/Cave
  • Blue Hole

Temperature & Visibility

Dives

Wildlife Diversity

Affiliated Training Center

Dive sites nearby

Tufia (Playa de Tufia) located just north of the Airport. A small beach/bay is accessed via a well maintained pedestrian road from the upper car park down to waters edge, this is quite a steep hill on the way back up, it will test your aerobic abilities for sure ;-) Depth ranges from 15-21m, recommend Open water +.

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Pecio Arona

Spanish freighter sunk due to a fire in the engine room in 1972. After the evacuation of the crew, she sank while being towed to port. With more than 100 meters in length, she lies on a sandy bottom at an approximate depth of 33 meters with her shallowest part at 20 meters.

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Pasito Blanco

The dive spot of Pasito Blanco is situated about five minutes from the sports beach in Pasito Blanco at the south of the island. The sea floor is like a rectangular morphology up to 60 meters long and 16 meters wide. A visit to Pasito Blanco to explore all the nooks and crannies can reveal a whole variety of life.

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Meteor, Arguineguin, Gran Canaria

The Meteor or El Pajar wreck is the remains of a Russian hydrofoil that sank back in the early 2000’s. Seen the wreck is in the entry of a commercial port, it was destroyed in an attempt to keep the divers away. Despite this attempt, the wreck remains home to quite some wildlife.

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Anfi Beach

The white beach in front of the Anfi Del Mar beach resort is one of the most beautiful beaches in the south of Gran Canaria. Ideal for starters, courses and night dives.

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Small little reef, about 1.5m high, easy for all diver levels. Depth average 15m.Best time to dive is early morning, later in the day there might be a strong current.

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Arguineguin Reef, located just outside the port of Arguineguin, is formed by a long stretched rock reef. This close-by dive location is following the border between the sandy bottom and a rocky natural volcanic reef. In the many holes and hideaways you find a large variety of sealife. Besides the different species.

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Bahia Lila

Bahia Lila is accessible to all dive levels. Even if the dive is not accessible from the shore, it’s only at a short distance fro the shore, just outsite Balito. It guarantees a long and relaxing experience. Here you can find a long rugged wall with small caverns along the bottom.

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La Catedral

La Catedral is a boat dive between the port of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria and the Isleta. This is a deep dive suitable for advanced divers, where you will find caverns, tunnels, and backlights through which you can enter.

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Puerto de Mogán (Wreck)

This site contains wrecks of two fishing boats (the Arigansa and the Ceremona) which lay at about 19 meters deep in front of the port of Mogan. When diving the wreck you might have an encounter with the Yellow Submarine.

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