Scuba Diving on Tenerife – Dive Centres & Dive Sites


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On Tenerife there are probably most of the dive centres of the Canary Islands. On 269km of coast line there are hundreds of dive sites. Depending on the location of the centre, dive spots can be reached by land or by boat. As with the other Canary Islands, Tenerife’s underwater landscape is characterized by past volcanic activity, which makes scuba diving away from the underwater species fun for everyone.

There are dive sites for beginners and advanced divers. In addition, some dive centres even offer technical diving. There is always a sheltered place, so there are no excuses not to dive for a day.

Grottos, caves and wrecks promise a varied scuba diving holiday for everyone who wants to explore more than lava riffs.

Most dive centres are located on the south west coast. You will find them in Playa Santiago, El Puertito, Costa Adeje and Playa de las Americas. Also in the south near Costa del Silencio and even in the north in Puerto de la Cruz.

Dive Centres on Tenerife

Aqua Marina

Aqua Marina Dive Centre Tenerife scuba diving Arona Playa de las Americas school canary islandsThe diving centre Aqua Marina is located at Playa de la Americas. The diving school works with PADI and offers training from OWD to instructor level. In addition, you can learn technical diving, including sidemount, at Aqua Marina. On the website twelve dive sites and some species that can be admired underwater are presented. The spots are mainly explored by boat, now and then also from land.


Atlantis Diving Tenerife

Atlantis Dive Centre Scuba diving Tenerife Los Cristianos Dive sites Canaries Canary IslandsThe dive centre “Atlantis” is located directly on the beach in the harbour of Los Cristianos. The training is done by PADI standards, whereby everything is offered from first diving experiences up to the Divemaster course. There are more than 14 dive sites to choose from. As a special offer the scooters can be emphasized. The dive centre also offers snorkeling and kayaking tours.

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Dive Centre Diveria

Diveria Dive Centre Tenerife Scuba Diving Alcala Canary islands dive sites canariesThe Diveria Diving Center is located in Alcalca. They speak German, English, Spanish, French and Polish. The training does not only take place with PADI, but also with SSI. The dive sites are mostly from land, but boat dives can be arranged for an extra charge.


Ecological Divers Tenerife

Ecological Divers Tenerife Scuba diving Los Abrigos Dive Centre Canary islandsThe dive centre of “Ecological Divers Tenerife” is located in Los Abrigos. The training offer is very varied with SSI, PADI, TDI, SDI, ERDI, VDST and CMAS. Moreover, the diving centre is not only a commercial diving school but also a club, which brings numerous advantages. Technical diving can also be learned and applied here.


Tauchschule Atlantik

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The diving centre “Atlantik” is one of the few diving schools in the north of Tenerife. The training also takes place according to PADI standards. Here even from the beginner level up to the scuba diving instructor level. In addition to the usual Canary Islands shore dives, Atlantic also offers dives from boat. In addition Rebreather Try Dives can be done. To make you completely happy there is also the possibility of an airport transfer and the pickup from the hotel.

Dive Sites on Tenerife

Due to the size of Tenerife, there are countless entry possibilities of land and in addition boat dives. Here you will find an overview of the most famous and most visited dive sites of Tenerife.

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1 – Radazul
2 – Tabaiba
3 – Las Eras
4 – El Poris
5 – Montaña Abades
6 – Los Abrigos
7 – Montaña Amarilla
8 – El Puertito
9 – Marazul