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Location: Gran Canaria (Canaries)
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Dive Centres / Liveaboards:
Following is a list of dive centres or liveaboards that are based in Gran Canaria.
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Dive Academy Gran Canaria Ranked as Excellant by independant reviewsRanked as Excellant by independant reviewsRanked as Excellant by independant reviewsRanked as Excellant by independant reviewsRanked as Excellant by independant reviews Child friendly rankingRanked as good by independant reviewsGood Course available Equipment hire available Dive shop available Enriched gas available Accomodation available Has a photo centre First Aid and Oxygen available
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Centro Recreativo Puesta Del Sol, D.P 35120 Arguineguin, Gran Canaria. Tel: +34 928 73 61 96 IAHD, HSA, SSA, SSI, NAUI, CMAS, BSAC, PADI, PADI, German, English, Dutch, Danish, Norwegian, Spanish, Swedish, Click here to edit this listing
Dive Academy Gran Canaria offers a complete program of courses for you and your family. With us you will get the chance to discover the beautiful underwater world of Gran Canaria.
All of our courses are recognized by the worldwide diving organization PADI. You can take part in the one day Discover Scuba Diving course, up to the three day Open Water Course and many more right up to Instructor. So it should not be a problem to fit it into your busy holiday schedule, as we can be as flexible as required. Whichever course you choose, we promise that it will be an exciting and adventurous experience, but most of all FUN !!!
Puerto Rico Diving Center Ranked as Excellant by independant reviewsRanked as Excellant by independant reviewsRanked as Excellant by independant reviewsRanked as Excellant by independant reviewsRanked as Excellant by independant reviews Child friendly rankingRanked as good by independant reviewsGood Course available Equipment hire available Dive shop available Enriched gas available Accomodation available Has a photo centre First Aid and Oxygen available
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CC Europa
Puerto Rico
Gran Canaria
Kevin or Nina on 0034928560512 PADI, BSAC, CMAS, NAUI, SSI, SSA, HSA, IAHD, SSAC, IANTD, TDI/SDI, PADI, Danish, English, Norwegian, Swedish, Click here to edit this listing
Dive center in the busy resort of Puerto Rico. Dive shop stocking a good selection of equipment & accessories from all the major manufacturers. Full range of PADI courses available from Discover Scuba Diving to professional level courses. Learn to dive in small groups with emphasis on personal service. Great range of dives available for certified divers including reefs, wrecks and an underwater nature reserve within easy reach. Contact us for more information
Davy Jones Diving Ranked as Good by independant reviewsRanked as Good by independant reviewsRanked as Good by independant reviewsRanked as Good by independant reviews Course available Equipment hire available Dive shop available Enriched gas available Accomodation available Has a photo centre First Aid and Oxygen available
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calle Luis Velasco 39
Playa de Arinaga
Agumes 35118 Gran Canaria
Brian Goldthorpe PADI, BSAC, CMAS, NAUI, SSI, PADI, BSAC, English, German, Spanish, Click here to edit this listing
We are the closest PADI Scuba Diving school to the world famous ‘El Cabrón’ marine reserve in Gran Canaria, and every day we surprise and delight our guests with the spectacular quantity and variety of marine life in the reserve. Barracudas, morays, five types of stingray, grunts, trumpetfish, bream, damselfish, parrotfish, wrasse and cephalopods are all found in huge numbers, different seasons can bring stingray, angelshark, blue shark, and many other species into the area. We are also the only BSAC School on the island.

Our service includes pick up and drop off at your hotel reception and a freephone number for bookings. We take you to the best dive sites on the island so you can experience our beautiful reefs and sea life. We offer Discover Scuba, Padi and BSAC Courses, Snorkelling and exploration and adventure dives (deep, reef, wreck, night) for qualified divers.

Aquanauts Dive Center Course available Equipment hire available Enriched gas available Has a photo centre First Aid and Oxygen available
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C.C. Puerto Base Local 5
35130 Puerto Rico
Gran Canaria ESPANA
JB and Ruth on tel. (+34) 928 560 655
GUE, TDI/SDI, IANTD, SSAC, IAHD, HSA, SSA, SSI, NAUI, CMAS, BSAC, PADI, PADI, Spanish, French, English, Click here to edit this listing
We are a family run dive centre and diving school with our feet in the sea.
For people wishing to learn to dive the clear waters of Gran Canaria are ideal. We offer all PADI diving courses from the half-day Discover Scuba programme through to the Open Water certification, recognised the world over.
For experienced divers we provide daily diving on all the sites of Gran Canaria.
We offer free pick up service from all the main resorts.
We have a private terrace with direct access to the sea for beginner dives and courses.
Non divers and families welcome.
Buceo-7MARES Las Canteras Course available Equipment hire available Dive shop available Liveabords available Accomodation available Has a photo centre First Aid and Oxygen available
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c7 Tenerife 12 ( junto al mercado del Puerto, en La Puntilla) 35008 Las Palmas de G. (ciudad) Islas Canarias -España Alejandro Lemos PADI, PADI, Spanish, Click here to edit this listing
Abierto todo el año-Open the whole year
Experiencias de iniciación-Discover scuba in 2 hours.
Cursos todos los niveles-Courses for all levels.
Venta y alquiler de equipos- Sale and rent of equipments.
Inmersiones guiadas por toda la isla( barcos hundidos ) Dive for the whole Island. Wrecks dives.
Mas información en www.7mares.es for more information.
Canary Diving Adventures Course available Equipment hire available Dive shop available Enriched gas available Accomodation available Has a photo centre First Aid and Oxygen available
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Canary Diving
Playa De Taurito
35138 Mogan
Gran Canaria
Call Jerry on:
Tel: 0034 928 565 428
Mob: 0034 610 810 619
PADI, BSAC, CMAS, NAUI, SSI, SSA, HSA, IAHD, SSAC, IANTD, TDI/SDI, GUE, PADI, Dutch, English, German, Spanish, Click here to edit this listing
Canary Diving Adventues is a Padi 5 Star Gold Palm Resort in Gran Canaria. we teach everyone from absolute beginners in the pool to fun courses in the sea, we have our own boat so can access the top dive sites on the island. we can also arange pick up from your hotel and spectators are also welcome to join us for the day. we aim to give you a fun and safe underwater adventure, so DIVE IN.
Dive! Gran Canaria Course available Equipment hire available Enriched gas available Accomodation available Has a photo centre First Aid and Oxygen available
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Puerto Rico
Gran Canaria
0034 650121881 PADI, BSAC, CMAS, NAUI, SSI, SSA, HSA, IAHD, SSAC, IANTD, TDI/SDI, GUE, Spanish, Click here to edit this listing
Dive! Gran Canaria

global diving services

Dive! Gran Canaria operates personalised and luxurious
diving programmes suited to your experience and wishes! All PADI training courses offered on a one to one basis!

No more having to do the same dive sites every day or maximum dive times and certainly no diving in groups of four or more!

Because we have no limitations apart from air and no decompression limits, we travel to EVERY dive site on the island on a regular basis! including the Las Palmas wrecks!

We also offer our guests free pick up, snacks and refreshment, use of brand new scubapro rental equipment including computers and a fabulous experience to boot!!
Blue Water Diving Course available Equipment hire available Dive shop available Accomodation available First Aid and Oxygen available
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Holiday Club Puerto Calma
Avenida Joaquin Blanco Torrent 2
Puerto Rico
Las Palmas
35130
0034 602080208 PADI, PADI, Dutch, English, Click here to edit this listing
Blue Water Diving is a Padi 5* IDC centre. We offer a variety of Padi courses and guided dives. We opened in 2015 so have excellent quality equipment and our own dive rib to ensure you get to the best possible diving sites.

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Course available Can train divers Course available Will rent equipment Course available Have a dive shop
Course available Can supply enriched gas Course available Do liveabords Course available Can arrange accomodation
Course available Have a photo facility Course available Have first aid kit and oxygen Course available Rent rebreather equipment

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Travel Agents:

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Purple Travel Ltd
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http://www.purpletravel.co.uk/
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5 Taplins Court,
Taplins Farm Lane,
Hartley Wintney,
Hampshire,
RG27 8XU
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Our travel advisors look for the best cheap Red Sea holidays from all over the UK, you can see our holiday bargains on our website. Our supplier links to travel agents and tour operators means we can get you the best deal around and pass these savings onto you.

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Rating: Ranked as Excellant by independant reviewsRanked as Excellant by independant reviewsRanked as Excellant by independant reviewsRanked as Excellant by independant reviewsRanked as Excellant by independant reviews95%
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