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Address: Calle Luis Velasco 36-38 | Playa de Arinaga, Aguimes, 35118, Gran Canaria, Spain
Phone Number:
+34 699 72 15 84
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09:30 - 17:00
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Mon - Sat 09:30 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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They are based away from the main tourist resorts in the town of Arinaga,...

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 your kit, and relax in style between and after your dives. The underwater landscape in Arinaga is dramatic and varied and is rated as one of the best places to dive in the Canaries because of the variety and volume of marine life you can encounter. You can swim through arches, explore caves, or seek out creatures such as angel sharks, rays, morays, barracudas, sea-horses and much more. The waters are sub-tropical which means that many of the fish are brightly coloured, and diving takes place all year round with February being the coldest month. This PADI 5-star Dive centre has been awarded two certificates of excellence, and the shallower dives sites are excellent for PADI Training courses from snorkeling, through discover dives (try-dives) up to the full range of PADI Courses including PADI Open Water and PADI Advanced Open Water Courses. The marine life is so good here that in winter some students have even seen angel sharks sleeping during the day in the sea-water training pool!

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Refresher dive course.

Hadn't been diving for three years and was definitely rusty. Hector and Brett did a great job if looking after me as I was quite nervous. Nice, relaxed dive centre, good equipment... read more

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New Milton, United Kingdom
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New Milton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW via mobile

Hadn't been diving for three years and was definitely rusty. Hector and Brett did a great job if looking after me as I was quite nervous. Nice, relaxed dive centre, good equipment and only ten minutes from the dice site. Recommend them!

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have just come back from spending two weeks diving here. I wanted an experienced instructor who made me feel at ease to do some further courses. Raymond was fantastic, calm and really challenged us and let us develop. He ensured that we didn't just tick the boxes, but that we understood the theory behind it. We will be booking... More 

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I was surprised with the quality of the dives in El cabron and the team from Davy Jones were very friendly and helpful. They divided the group by level of experience what makes the dives much more enjoyable to me. Very professional and competent team.

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Linkoping, Sweden
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hi Brian and Raymond and everyone else at Davy! It has been a while since our visit but we wanted to write a proper review and could not find the time to sit together (all 11 of us) and write it until now. We want send a BIG thank you for a great week diving with you in November! We... More 

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Leiden, Holland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

--- don't blame the diving center. Material is slightly worn but well functioning. Some dives may not be easy with wrong direction of swell and wind. Check upfront. We cancelled a dive and there was no blame or negative feelings. That was supernice. The guides spot things I would not have seen despite feeling extremely comfortable under water with my... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017

First of all the day we went for diving was very windy and It was their responsibility to tell us it is not ok to go diving that day. Strong waves and sand under the water so my partner who managed to do the dive was not able to take a picture and actually was injured because of a strong... More 

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divebrian, Owner at Davy Jones Diving, responded to this review

Hello Shaghayegh, Thanks for taking the time to share your comments with us. I am really sorry that you did not enjoy the day. You dived with us on Christmas Eve and I have was not there so I have had to take reports from the two people who were looking after you. Firstly you are right, the weather had... More 

Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016

Professionally run dive school, picked up promptly from hotel each morning. Friendly staff. Price included use of all equipment. Prior to our trip I contacted Brian several times for advice and queries, he was always prompt and helpful with his replies. Thank you for a great experience for my son.

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divebrian, Owner at Davy Jones Diving, responded to this review

Hello Linda, thanks for the feedback. Yes we know when you are planning to come somewhere new that you are likely to have lots of questions. I am glad your son enjoyed the dives. Brian More 

Checkendon, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

Davy J diving is a professional, well organised outfit with very friendly efficient guides and support. The emphasis was on safety and the dive briefs were comprehensive. And once you were in the water, the dives were excellent and I would particular recommend the Hole in the Wall site. However, be aware that most of the sites are shore dives,... More 

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divebrian, Owner at Davy Jones Diving, responded to this review

Hi Andy, Yes, we had fun underwater and saw loads, but we all know that you struggled with the exits! Some of our foreign guests would like to thank you for extending their English vocabulary! Yes, we do things in very specific ways (which are neither standard or documented in any dive manual) for good reason - they are the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

My wife and I had great time snorkeling with Davy Jones. We got pick up from our hotel in the morning and got a lift back afterwards. We had a nice morning in the lagoon with a guide with lots a sealife to see (including an octopus). After a surface interval our guide tooks us to the El Cabron marine... More 

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divebrian, Owner at Davy Jones Diving, responded to this review

Hello Sami, I am glad that you and your wife enjoyed the snorkelling with Vicky, and seeing the marine life in two different places. I am glad our logistics and pick-up also worked for you. Best wishes Brian More 

Hertfordshire
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016

As an advanced diver the whole experience with Davy Jones was most enjoyable. The equipment they provided was first class which I think is very important for a safe and comfortable dive. The initial contact through to the post dive review was professional, friendly and fun. I dived with Sebastian who took nothing for granted to make sure our dive... More 

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divebrian, Owner at Davy Jones Diving, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to pen a review for us, and I am glad that you enjoyed the dives and our service. No problem dropping off your equipment, we go close to your hotel on most days. Brian More 

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