Diving in Tenerife

Tenerife is the largest of the Canary Islands. The great Teide volcano, the highest point in Spain, offers an incredible backdrop to the island’s surround azure-blue waters. Underwater, you will find a great diversity of flora and fauna, breath-taking rock structures, lava caves, and fantastic shipwrecks. Many Tenerife dive sites are accessible by boat and from land.

Scuba diving in Tenerife is amazing year-round. Visibility ranges from 15 to 40 meters, and water temperatures are between 24ºC in the summer and 20ºC in the winter. Get ready for exciting marine life encounters ranging from colorful nudibranchs to majestic manta rays, dolphins, and sharks.

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Wildlife in Tenerife
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Dolphins
Common Dolphin
Sharks
Mako Shark
Angel Shark
Rays
Eagle Ray
Stingrays
Electric Ray
Turtles
Green Sea Turtle
Seahorses and Pipefishes
Common Seahorse
Spiny Seahorse
Fishes
Moray Eel
Barracuda
Wrasse
Puffer Fish
Sand Eel
Ribbon Moray Eel (Ghost Eel)
Conger eel
Crevalle jack
Scorpionfishes
Snapper
Frogfish
Sweetlips and Grunts
Parrotfish
Soldierfish
Triggerfish
Damselfish
Goatfish
Tuna
Garfish
Porcupine Fish
Box Fish
Trumpetfish
Flounder
Molluscs
Octopus
Crustaceans
Crayfish
Wildlife in Tenerife
  Jan - Mar Apr - Jun Jul - Sep Oct - Dec
Dolphins
Common Dolphin
Sharks
Mako Shark
Angel Shark
Rays
Eagle Ray
Stingrays
Electric Ray
Turtles
Green Sea Turtle
Seahorses and Pipefishes
Common Seahorse
Spiny Seahorse
Fishes
Moray Eel
Barracuda
Wrasse
Puffer Fish
Sand Eel
Ribbon Moray Eel (Ghost Eel)
Conger eel
Crevalle jack
Scorpionfishes
Snapper
Frogfish
Sweetlips and Grunts
Parrotfish
Soldierfish
Triggerfish
Damselfish
Goatfish
Tuna
Garfish
Porcupine Fish
Box Fish
Trumpetfish
Flounder
Molluscs
Octopus
Crustaceans
Crayfish

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