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Pipes, cubes, plateaus and other material blocks have been dropped at the ocean floor to create an Artificial Reef near Pasito Blanco.

Name Dive Site:Artificial Reef
Depth: 20-22m (65-72ft)
Accessibility: Boat
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The Artificial Reef near Pasito Blanco can be found at a depth of 20-22 meters with in total 84 artificial elements put in the water by the Maritime Biologists of the University of Las Palmas. There is a great variety in shapes like cubes, pipes, plateaus and other building blocks. Biologists have studied the development of the marine life here from 1989 till 1994. Since 1994 the Artificial reef is open to the public to dive and it is a great site for (macro)underwater photography and not to forget to find Angel sharks just taking a nap in the sand bed between the different elements.


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Diving Gran Canaria

Scuba Diving Gran Canaria
0034 928736196
 Puerto Rico
Gran Canaria

Learn to scuba dive with Dive Academy Gran Canaria a sea front Padi 5 star IDC Centre and Gold Palm resort, we have our own large private pool for training or if experienced  just come diving with us by boat or shore. All Padi course available.

Dive Academy is a Padi 5 star IDC centre and Gold Palm resort. It is also Europe’s most southern Dive Centre. We are situated in the south of Gran Canaria on the sea front between two bays, they are both just a short walk from the centre. Dive Academy has multi lingual instructors and staff. Everyone is welcome at Dive Academy and our aim is for all our guests to enjoy there stay, be safe and most of all have lots of FUN!!!  Dive Academy is the only dive centre on the island with its own private swimming pool! This swimming pool is the perfect place for all dives to learn or practise skills. Qualified divers or beginners, in our swimming pool you get all the time you need to learn the confidence building skills. For the young divers (8 to 10) we can do the Bubblemaker course in the pool, which is lots of FUN!! So from Bubblemaker to Instructor  course the pool is the perfect place !!   We run daily dive trips by boat and shore for the already qualified divers. We will take you to the best dive sites the island has to offer, including wrecks and reefs. We have lots of Marine life around the island including Rays, Turtles, Morays and lots of reef fish.  Dive Academy has something to offer the whole family ! whether you are a wannabe diver or qualified diver. Whether you want the kids to learn to dive or just do some fun dives yourself- we have something to offer the whole family ! There are even sun beds at our swimming pool for divers and for the family or friends of the divers who do not wish to dive, to enjoy the warm Gran Canaria sun!!

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