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Davy Jones Diving

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“dive centre”(34 reviews)
“angel sharks”(12 reviews)
They are based away from the main tourist resorts in the town of Arinaga, as this is where some of the best dive sites in Gran Canaria can be found. They are based in Casa Limon, a spacious, relaxed property with a large garden where you can prepare...more
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Calle Luis Velasco 36-38 | Playa de Arinaga, Aguimes, 35118, Gran Canaria, Spain
+34 699 72 15 84
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All reviews marine reserve dive centre angel sharks padi open water course entry and exit marine life cuttlefish high priority experienced divers surface interval casa limon fun dives great place to dive fab week water temperature owner brian rocky shores
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I enjoyed learning at Davy Jones where professional but relaxed staff took care of me. My instructor Brett was patient and calm which put me at ease for this first diving experience. We could spot barracudas, puffer fish, lobster, octopus among many other sea creatures...More

Thank Loic S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Did my open water with Davy Jones and am currently working through my advanced and rescue. I could not be happier with the training and experiences I have had!

Thank Theodore A
Reviewed 13 September 2018 via mobile

A friend and I have just spent 3 excellent days doing our Open Water Diver course here. Having never dived before this is the perfect place for first class instruction, accommodating instructors and even before the trip the staff couldn’t do enough to make sure...More

Thank Trudie S
Reviewed 23 August 2018

The dive center is a slightly incongruous venue, on a residential street, but is actually well suited to its purpose, having some nice outdoor spaces with both sun and shade. The operation is pretty efficient, and all the staff were very friendly and relaxed. The...More

Thank robbZ135YF
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

Excellent Team...Professional divers...great time...recommended when you visit Gran Canaria! I wanted to learn more about the sea...diving..etc..and was very happy to learn new things...thanks to all of you!

Thank Samir N
Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

Booked two dives with the expectation of go diving in the marine reserve on the east coast, but the manager said in the morning that their usual diving spot in the marine reserve was not a good a choice due to the wind. Therefore they...More

Thank nielsmadsen82
divebrian, Owner at Davy Jones Diving, responded to this reviewResponded 1 August 2018

Hello Niels, thanks for sharing your disappointment, we completely understand and were as frustrated and disappointed as you were when Amadores turned out to be no good on that day. First and foremost I always say that if you do not see 100 fish we...More

Reviewed 24 July 2018

I very much enjoyed my diving with Davy Jones. The dives were on a variety of sites. This was largely due to adverse wind and therefore waves and visibility. However the staff with their expert knowledge of the area knew the best places to find...More

Thank Amy C
divebrian, Owner at Davy Jones Diving, responded to this reviewResponded 1 August 2018

Hi Amy, Thanks for your comments.. Yes July was a very windy month and we had to make some changes to the normal dive plan, but I am glad we managed to still find some sites that you could enjoy. Brian

Reviewed 23 July 2018

I have only praise for the way that Brian, Raymond, Eduardo and Hector run their dive outfit in Arinaga on the Eastern coast of Fran Canaria. The centre is easily located of the main motorway which runs down the East of the island, there is...More

Thank 951rodyt
divebrian, Owner at Davy Jones Diving, responded to this reviewResponded 1 August 2018

Hello Rody, Thanks for taking the time to document your trip. One of the great advantages of having a team who are mature and stable is that they know how to help our customers in all the different conditions. As you saw, underwater in Arinaga...More

Reviewed 8 July 2018

Great place to dive on Gran Canaria. So handy for the El Cabron Marine Nature Reserve, which is probably the best diving on the island. Everything went very smoothly. Very good communications beforehand. Hotel pick-up and return very straightforward. Good quality wetsuits. (I had my...More

Thank Ian G
divebrian, Owner at Davy Jones Diving, responded to this reviewResponded 1 August 2018

Hi Ian, Thanks for taking the time to post a review. As you say our location is perfect for the Arinaga Marine reserve, and the area has plenty to see to keep you interested and the team have been working here for a long time...More

Reviewed 17 June 2018 via mobile

I did a two day dive with this dive centre. All the staff were lovely and very patient. I hadn’t dived since I completed mY AOW in October last year and my buoyancy was poor to start with.They were all really helpful. The marine reserve...More

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5 July 2017|
Response from divebrian | Property representative |
Hi, yes we are open all year round, so December will be fine. We do not require any deposit ourselves, but if you choose to do the PADI e-learning then the price is around €130 per person, and you can sign up using the link... More
12 October 2016|
Response from divebrian | Property representative |
Hello Peter, Thanks for the questions. During November we are currently fully booked for the weeks commencing 7th and 14th November. After that we will probably only do one or two days of wreck diving in Las Palmas or Mogan... More
linda c
15 September 2016|
Response from divebrian | Property representative |
Hi Linda, The normal full course is four days, but if your son does the work in the pool, then we have 'Go-Warm' which is the four Open Water dives over just two days. For this he just needs the standard PADI Referral... More