Blue water diving
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Welcome to Blue Water Diving

Scuba Diving in Gran Canaria is a very popular activity for holiday makers and visitors, with Blue Water Diving we can make sure your Scuba experience is an incredible one. We offer many different courses and activities for all ages and all experience of divers, whether this is your first dive or your 100th dive we have something for you.

Gran Canaria also has many beautiful Scuba Diving locations that will take your breathe away as well as some Shipwreck dives that might interest you. So look no further for your Gran Canaria Scuba Diving experience than Blue Water Diving, get in touch and our friendly and professional staff will be more than welcoming and give you all the information you need for your trip.

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Our Dive Sites

Take a look at all the beautiful places that we use to dive and see which one is best for you and your dive.

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Rescue Diver Course - Puerto Rico - Gran Canaria

Learn to dive

We offer a range of PADI diving courses to suit every persons level and we cater for ages 8 years and above.

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Special offers

If you haven't decided which course to take or what tour to book, why not have a look at the spcial offers available.

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Qualified divers

Join one of Blue Water's guides, we have a wide range of reefs, wreck and walls that will suit all levels of divers

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Diving or Snorkelling

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The crystal clear Atlantic waters of Gran Canaria are renowned for the rich and diverse range of marine life that inhabits this area. Specimens such as lobster, dolphin, octopus, angle sharks, stingrays, butterfly rays and moray eel are regularly spotted on our scuba diving Gran Canaria dives through wrecks, rock walls, reefs and underwater caves. In addition to the superb marine life, these tranquil and warm waters are also home to an abundance of flora and fauna, guaranteeing to delight any scuba diver.

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Thanks to our clients we are the top rated Scuba Diving School in Gran Canaria on TripAdvisor with 99% of reviewers rating us “Excellent”!
  •   Just back from a wonderful trip to Gran Canaria with one of the main highlights being the morning out diving with this great school. Whilst I am a qualified Open Water Diver I hadn't been diving for many a year. Kate and Chris were really...More

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    6/27/2017

      Would highly recommend to family and friends, a great experience for us as first time divers. Felt completely safe throughout with nothing to worry about besides looking at the beautiful fish. Really lovely and helpful instructors made it relaxing and easy.

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    6/28/2017

      We booked with blue water diving for 6 of us. All of us inexperienced divers except one. Dirk was incredibly patient and fun from the minute we met him. Once on open sea were joined by another lady instructor ( apologies for the lack of...More

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    5/11/2016
  •   Enjoyed 3days diving with an excellent dive guide. We experienced hood wreck diving with lots of life .... Blue Water Divers were very accommodating and I would recommend them.

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    8/31/2017

      First, Kate and Chris (the owners) are extremely responsive. We emailed them asking questions and within 2-3 minutes they were calling to discuss the course options. They were able to make it so we signed up for exactly what we wanted and were extremely accommodating...More

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    8/11/2018

      I was offered an internship when I contacted BWD because I was gonna move to the Canaries. The internship is for a dive master degree and it will take me 4 weeks to complete. A part of the education is to help and assist at...More

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    7/12/2016
  •   My 15 year son and I were fortunate enough to book a discover scuba dive with Blue Water Diving. The amazing thing about the dive is that there was 1 on 1 instruction that was so straight forward and concise it instantly put both my...More

    thumb Dan m
    6/22/2018

      Chris and Kate was wonderful, very helpful and patiently helped us as it was our first scuba and we even cant swim, they encouraged us.

    thumb Narendra S
    6/28/2018

      It was such a great dive with the guys from the Blue Water diving centre. They took their time to explain basics to my boyfriend who is a DSD and doesn't swim, making him feel safe and relaxed under water. I would definitely recommend them...More

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    9/01/2016
  •   We were told about blue water diving by a friend and that we would get around 2 hours diving experience and ended up having around 5 hours with Chris and Dirk Safety first could be seen in everything they did letting you learn at your...More

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    4/10/2016

      From the start of being picked up from the hotel by a fellow Mancunian we were made to feel comfortable. Our instructor Greg was full of knowledge, patience and encouragement. Despite feeling like a novice he ensures to congratulate you on the smallest accomplishments which...More

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    7/09/2018

      I dived with Blue Water Diving last summer and would highly recommend them. I was a very nervous diver having only passed my Open Water course a few days before my holiday. Communciation with Chris and Kate was great and a couple of dives wee...More

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    7/28/2017
  •   We went diving there with a small group of 4 divers. We were fitted with new wetsuits and the rest of the gear was also well maintained. We did 6 dives, 4 boat dives and 2 shore dives. Dirk, our dive guide, was very friendly...More

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    6/09/2016

      Spent a couple of days diving with Chris, Ali and Doren. I'm a relative newbie to diving and these guys were fantastic. Relaxing dives, nothing was too much trouble for them, calm, reassuring, no rush approach and lots of fun. There is no hard sell...More

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    10/04/2017

      I completed my PADI Instructor Development Course with Blue Water Diving in February with Colin Scowcroft as well as Chris, Kate and Chan Tal. They all made the experience enjoyable and ultimately I passed with ease! Their Facilities are amongst the best I have seen...More

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    3/10/2017
  •   Went on a dive this morning with my partner and had a fantastic time , Chris was amazing , so kind and brilliant at explaining everything to us , safety checks and training were spectacular, could not fault it one bit , Chris and his...More

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    6/24/2016

      My son (11) and my husband attended Blue Water Diving for a tri dive in the heated pool. Chris, Kate and Dirk we're welcoming from the start and an amazing introduction to diving was experienced. Dirk was very patient with our 11 year old, great...More

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    4/22/2016

      A fantastic experience and became qualified with the help of ALL the team at blue water diving. A great bunch of people that work REALY well together making everyone involved feel confident.. Love you all xxx

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    8/03/2016
  •   Great experience from the start, all the staff were really friendly and professional. Took two teens and two adults out into the water with clear friendly instructions in the shallow water and all done at our pace. Then took two teens and one adult out...More

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    4/19/2018

      This was my first scuba diving experience and it was amazing. Me and my partner had a great time and the team at blue water diving are all lovely. They made us feel very safe and relaxed.

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    8/25/2017

      We (8 girls) enjoyed a half-day snorkeling trip with Blue Water Diving. The team was very nice and the boat trip to the snorkeling-place amazing :). The instructors were very friendly and professional. I would recommend this company to everyone who wants to do a...More

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    6/17/2016
  •   I can't say good enough things about my entire experience with Blue Water Diving. Before arriving I had been put in contact with Kate (one of the owners, Chris being the other). I had heard amazing things from a friend also in my industry in...More

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    6/26/2016

      Brilliant days diving with brilliant instructors, can't wait for my next trip here to do my open water course. Saw some great marine life including sting rays, angel sharks and more. All round brilliant few days.

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    4/27/2016

      On first contacting Blue Water diving I was very impressed with the speedy responses and professionalism of the dive centre. Kate and Chris were friendly, reassuring and provided an amazing few dives for myself and my boyfriend who completed his open water course. Safety was...More

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    6/30/2016
  •   We just did the PADI Open Water Course and all the process was awesome. The communication pre-arrival was great, we were talking by facebook and they answer all the questions we could have. The teacher, Angela Andersson was incredible. Great explanations, always helpful and encouraging,...More

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    2/18/2018

      Went on a dive trip with these guys today. Got picked up from hotel and dropped back after included in the price. We went to El Cabron dive site and went in from the shore which was a new experience from me. The direction given...More

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    7/01/2016

      Kate, Chris and the team are very professional and really care about what they do.They work hard to vary the dives and help you to make the most of dives. It was our second visit here and we now count them as friends. We would...More

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    5/08/2018
  •   This is my 3rd year diving with these guys. I completed my PADI Open water course with them last year and had 4 dives this year. A great experience with a professional team who make you feel welcome and secure both in and out of...More

    thumb Barry M
    10/06/2017

      I had x2 dives with Chris and Kate whilst staying at pueto calma. I had to do a retest of my skills as I had not dived for 2 years. The team were very calm and kind. they made me feel welcome, constantly reassured and...More

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    7/03/2018

      We enjoyed a great double dive while holidaying at gran canaria Great team and great diving that is also very reasonably priced. Will definitely Dive with them again

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    7/05/2016

Can I go Wreck Diving?

Many times throughout the year we get asked this question, and the simple answer is Yes you can dive on wrecks. In Gran Canaria we have many wreck dives available all year round. 

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