Water activity

Gran Canaria: Try Scuba Diving for Beginners

4.9 / 5

37 reviews

Activity provider: Puerto Rico Diving

Gran Canaria: Try Scuba Diving for Beginners

Activity provider: Puerto Rico Diving

From US$ 93.41 per person

Discover what it feels like to breathe underwater with a Try Dive in Gran Canaria. Explore the underwater world and enjoy your beginner's scuba diving experience. An experienced instructor will guide you at your own pace, focusing on safety and fun.

About this activity

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Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures are in place. Check your activity voucher once you book for full details.
Duration 3.5 hours
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Instructor
English, Italian, French, Spanish
Pickup included
Pickup will be up to 30 minutes before the activity starts. The activity provider will contact you via e-mail with an exact pickup time 24-48 hours before your activity takes place. Please wait outside the entrance of your accommodation. Drivers will wait no more than 5 minutes after the scheduled pickup time.
Small group
Limited to 4 participants

Experience

Highlights
  • Learn the basics of scuba diving and underwater breathing techniques
  • Receive private supervision in groups no larger than 2 person per instructor
  • Explore the fantastic marine life of Gran Canaria in its natural habitat
Full description
Discover the amazing world beneath the surface under the supervision of an experienced PADI Instructor in the calm and clear waters of Gran Canaria. Master the basics of scuba diving in a 3-hour lesson. After a brief introduction about the basic safety points from your diving instructor, you will be provided with top of the range equipment and dive outfits. Then, you will head to a local dive site for a detailed briefing on everything you need to know to enjoy your first experience of scuba diving. Enter the water at your own pace and learn a few basic skills before going on a guided dive. After you've become familiar with the breathing techniques used, guided by qualified instructors, get ready for your first dive. In small groups of no more than 2 people per instructor, begin your discovery of the life below the surface. Experience the incredible sensation of weightlessness as you dive in a safe and controlled environment.
Includes
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off from locations in the south of Gran Canaria (Playa del Ingles to Mogan)
  • Diving equipment
  • Diving Insurance
  • 1 PADI Instructor to every 2 divers
    Not suitable for
    • Pregnant women
    • People with heart problems
    • People with respiratory issues
    • People with diabetes
    • People with pre-existing medical conditions
    • People with high blood pressure
    • People with recent surgeries
    • Children under 10 years

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    Important information

    What to bring

    • Passport or ID card
    • Swimwear
    • Change of clothes
    • Towel

    Know before you go

    • A medical questionnaire is required to be completed before commencing with the dive
    • If you suffer from medical conditions such as asthma, epilepsy, diabetes, high blood pressure, sinusitis or heart disease, the local partner will require permission from a doctor for you to dive
    •  If you are not staying between Playa del Ingles and Mogan, pickup and drop-off will not be included
    • All participants must be over 10 years old
    • You must wait 12 hours between diving and flying if you are doing a single dive
    • You must wait 18 hours between diving and flying if you are doing multiple dives
    Customer reviews

    Overall rating

    4.9 /5

    based on 37 reviews

    Review summary

    • Guide
      5/5
    • Transportation
      5/5
    • Value for money
      4.8/5
    • Service
      4.5/5

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    +\- 45 min under water, +\- 5 meter deep. Adrianna was very sweet and patient. And you don’t have to know how to swim to scuba dive. And you will be picked up and dropped off at the hotel Ps: put on your bikini beforehand. Over the scuba diving itself; i enjoyed it very much! Thankyou! <3

    January 24, 2023

    The activity was very well organized. I haven’t had an experience neither with scuba diving nor with snorkeling, which is why I guess I was completely out of balance in the water, but thanks to my instructor Mari at the end I was able to swim through the reef and see some fish. Overall it was a really amazing experience.

    November 29, 2022

    Had a really amazing time. The instructor was very focused in ensuring that the dive was done properly and that I'll get to enjoy it as well. Everything went well from the pick-up to my hotel, to the registration and the actual dive itself. Will consider booking with them again for a proper certification course next time.

    May 16, 2022

    Product ID: 246092