Learn to dive in Gran Canaria

You can have lots of fun while gaining an internationally recognised diving qualification with us while you visit the Canaries. Our team is made up of experienced Dive instructors who can explain things patiently, correct mistakes positively and help you gain the self-confidence and ability to required to gain your card. Even if you have never dived before you can leave us with a unique passport to fun and adventure - a recognised diving certification from PADI (The Professional Association of Diving Instructors). If you want to learn to dive in Gran Canaria then the best place is undoubtedly the Arinaga Marine Reserve, because here you can experience the joy of taking your diving course in an area rich in amazing marine life and variety.

We pride ourselves in adding more to your diving course … more fun, more marine life, more support and more explanation, so that as you learn to dive with us you get the benefits of our experience, and our mature and safety based approach to scuba diving. This dedication to teaching skills resulted in us being awarded not one, but two PADI Certificates of Recognition of Excellence.

Key Information

  • All diving courses are in small groups of up to 4 students
  • We work hard to make sure you get the best learning experience on Gran Canaria -It's your course, not ours!
  • Approved and Licenced by the Canarian Government to offer Scuba Diving Training
  • The only PADI 5 Star Diving Centre on Gran Canaria's east coast.
  • All your open water training dives will be completed in the El Cabrón Marine Reserve, where you may see rays, angel sharks, trumpetfish, cuttlefish, octopus and much more.
  • Courses held in Learn to dive in Gran Canaria in English English, Take your diving course in Gran Canaria in German German, Dive courses can also be in Spanish in Gran Canaria Spanish and Nederlands Dutch and Italian
  • All equipment is included in the price of introductory diving courses.
  • All transfers to the diving school included from your hotel in Maspalomas, Playa del Ingles, Sonnenland, San Agustin, Vecindario, Agüimes, Meloneras, Bahia Feliz, El Tablero.
  • Diving courses held all year round - temperatures never drop below 18C in the water!
  • Free Tea or Coffee throughout your diving course!

Recent successes!

Here are a small selection of divers who successfully completed their scuba diving training courses with Davy Jones Diving School in Gran Canaria.

Now pick your diving course!

We run a range of scuba diving courses to suit every requirement, from introductory up to advanced qualifications. Find the diving course you are interested in from the table below and click on the name to get comprehensive details of how we run that course, and what we add to make sure you get the best learning experience in Gran Canaria.

Introductory diving courses

Have some fun trying scuba diving for the first time, and discover the beauty of our marine reserve.

Discover Scuba Excursion


Gain a qualification to dive the world from Australia to Zanzibar!

  • PADI Scuba Diver
  • PADI Open Water Diver


Build yourself up to the next level of diving skills and start enjoying more adventurous diving:

  • PADI Advanced Open Water
  • PADI Rescue Diver
  • PADI Divemaster Course
  • BSAC Sports Diver
  • BSAC Dive Leader Course


Students aged between ten and fourteen can take the following PADI Courses in Gran Canaria.

  • PADI Junior Scuba Diver
  • PADI Junior Open Water Diver
  • PADI Junior Advanced Open Water

Other Diving Courses

Take a special course to meet a more personal or tailored need.

  • Enriched Air NITROX (EANx) Course
  • PADI Digital Underwater Photography Course
  • Refresher Course
  • Disabled - experience dives
  • PADI Referrals / Course completions
  • BSAC Qualification Dives
  • PADI Emergency First Response (EFR) course

PADI Speciality or Master Scuba Diver Courses

  • PADI Deep Diving Speciality Course
  • PADI Wreck Diving Speciality Course
  • PADI Boat Diving Speciality Course
  • PADI Underwater Videographer Speciality Course
  • PADI Peak Performance Buoyancy Speciality Course
  • PADI Project AWARE Specialist
  • PADI Search and Recovery Diver
  • PADI Multilevel Diver
  • PADI AWARE - Fish Identification Diver
  • PADI Oxygen Provider Speciality Course
  • PADI Shark Awareness Speciality Course
  • PADI Dry-Suit Diver Course
  • PADI Drift Diver Course
  • PADI Underwater Navigator

Please contact us for more details if you are interested in these courses