Blue Water
Diving

See the underwater world with your own eyes

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. 

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 scuba divers

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

Blue Water Diving is here to help.

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”!
  •   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

      Great time. Thanks Chris and his team. We had 4 awsome dives with good marine animals and wide variety. The guides was very good and the gear was 1st class. See you soon.

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    5/03/2018

      Went with the uni scuba society for the week and the guys from Blue Water Diving made it as great as it was! Everyone was really accommodating and even when the weather wasn't necessarily on our side, they still tried their absolute hardest to ensure...More

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    9/20/2016
  •   Whilst here in Gran Canaria -The 4 of us were keen to give diving a go, I have a scuba license from many years ago from another organization but hadn't dived in at least 6 years, and the other 3 in the group were all...More

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    9/07/2016

      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

      Had the best time doing my Padi open water here, instructors were very patient and knowledgeable. The owners Chris and Kate were really nice and explained everything very carefully. All the equipment used was new and in perfect working condition. I would definitely recommend especially...More

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    6/27/2017
  •   Kate, Chris and team were absolutely brilliant. Kate was very informative and helped us choose dives and courses to suit my and my partner’s different ability levels, yet maximise our time together. Chris and the diving instructors made the whole experience very fun and informative...More

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    10/19/2018

      Just a wonderful experience and made feel very comfortable while having a laugh with the excellent instructors... highly recommended.

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    10/08/2016

      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
  •   Me and my son wanted to do the PADI advanced open water diver on our vacation in Puerto Rico. There are some options and not easy to choose. So we mailed and answers came in. Kate's response was fast and friendly and offered the best...More

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    1/05/2017

      Booked accommodation in Puerto Rico having checked that a suitable Dive Centre was nearby and wasn't disappointed. Both My daughter and I are qualified divers, so we popped in to say Hi the day after we arrived and booked a couple of days diving. Despite...More

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    7/08/2016

      Awesome afford! The instructor explained everything clearly which made it a lot easier for me as first timer. The equipment was of good quality. Thank you guys for this awesome experience!

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    7/17/2018
  •   Just completed Open Water course with Blue Water over 3 days - initial pool skills taught by Chris then 4 open water dives, two each day, led by his dive masters. Everything was good, Chris and Kate are very friendly and Kate kept me informed...More

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    1/14/2018

      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

      This is the best experience I've had whilst being on holiday. I had never dived before and our holiday rep Dave (from Holiday Club) said that the diving wasn't to be missed. He was right!! Chris and Dirk are absolutely fantastic. After spending a few...More

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    4/10/2016
  •   I found blue water online and was pleased with the quick email responses/ advice. I came to complete my open water course today. There was a storm brewing unfortunately and the visability wasn't all that but we were still able to complete the skills. The...More

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    10/24/2016

      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

      Another fantastic 5 dives with Chris, Kate and Ali. I held a spanish dancer ( Sea Slug ) which felt like velvet. However the most amazing experience was seeing a Stingray that was as big as a car bonnet. I felt safe, secure and calm...More

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    9/17/2017
  •   Our 8-year old son wanted to try out snorkeling for the first time. The team at Blue Water Diving delivered 100% and gave him a very memorable experience. As a parent I felt my son was very safe and well taken care of. His instructor...More

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    8/06/2018

      These guys are great, from the moment I contacted Kate she could not have been more helpful. As a fairly newly qualified OWD (who hadn't dived since passing last June) I wanted a more personal experience to help me refresh & give that confidence boost...More

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    5/10/2017

      My daughter is a keen diver (Great Barrier reef, Malta, Zanzibar - no she doesn't do cold water) and she was impressed. I researched dives for qualified divers before deciding on Gran Canaria for a short break - and was fortunate to come across this...More

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    6/06/2016
  •   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

      Family of 4 did our first diving experience with Bluewater and thoroughly recommend them. Kate’s emails before arrival were informative and prompt. Chris picked us up from hotel, friendly manner from the start. Virginie was professional and helpful. The 2 boys did their instruction and...More

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    4/23/2018

      We chose Blue water diving for a weeks tour around the island’s best scuba sites, which was 5 days and 2 dives per day. Outstanding customer satisfaction - If you are used to going abroad, you should be used to dismantling your gear, washing it...More

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    7/10/2018
  •   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

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    10/06/2017

      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

      And it was amazing! I had a terrific time with Chris, Dany, Roman and Kate. Short Version: Can't do anything else but highly recommend them for their flexibility, and expertise. Long Version: Kate is very kind, we communicated regularly prior to taking the course and...More

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    8/05/2016
  •   I spent five weeks interning here, getting to know the ins and outs of the center. Chris and Kate are lovely, and they surround themselves with friendly people and a superb staff. My experience was made great by the people I met and worked with,...More

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    6/24/2018

      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've tried to dive in a pool local to me and it was 1 instructor to 4 people. I could not grasp the breathing techniques under water so gave up. I was afraid to try it again but my friend is an Advanced Open Water...More

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    6/29/2015

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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