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Davy Jones Diving

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Gran Canaria, Spain
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About Davy Jones Diving
They are based in Arinaga, as this is where most 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 relax as you 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. This PADI 5-star Dive centre won the PADI Outstanding Achievement award in 2018, and the shallower dives sites are excellent for PADI Training courses from snorkeling, through discover dives (try-dives) up to PADI Open Water and PADI Advanced Open Water Courses.
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colinpates wrote a review 11 May
Maspalomas, Spain6 contributions
After almost 3 years on the island I was successful in finding a dive centre I felt followed the rules and I could trust, that was 2011. Recently I participated in my 700th dive and the whole team were there in support, celebrating with me. Corners are NEVER CUT, equipment is checked, briefing before leaving centre, briefing at dive location, buddy checks, followed by support throughout dive. Oh! I'm 77 with a military background and looking forward to many more dives with "DavyJones Arinaga". THE TEAM. My sincere thanks to all for a continuing living experience.
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Date of experience: May 2021
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Response from Brian g, Owner at Davy Jones Diving
Responded 3 days ago
Hi Colin, We all really enjoyed your special day, and the 680+dives that you did with us over the last ten years. Thanks for the glowing review, and let's hope we both keep diving and enjoying the amazing marine life here for at least several years to come. Brian
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ingesmith62 wrote a review Dec 2020
Norwich, United Kingdom9 contributions2 helpful votes
My visit to Grab Canaria was very last minute and I only discovered I had a day to explore just before leaving. Brian was great in responding to my messages whilst I was traveling and arranged to collect me from my hotel for a great days diving. I would highly recommend.
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Date of experience: November 2020
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Response from Brian g, Owner at Davy Jones Diving
Responded 3 days ago
Hi, I am glad we were able to sort out some arrangements and some dives that suited you. Glad you enjoyed your day out with us. Brian
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Pat Emu wrote a review Nov 2020
Farnborough, United Kingdom279 contributions64 helpful votes
Had booked in advance but no deposit was required due to the ever changing rules on COVID/lockdown. Brian was very helpful and arranged collection from our hotel about 12 miles away. Completed a couple of local beach dives in the marine reserve a short distance from the dive centre which has a small relaxing garden and provided a base for my girlfriend whilst we were out. Caution with the plastic chairs!
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Date of experience: November 2020
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Response from Brian g, Owner at Davy Jones Diving
Responded 3 days ago
Hi, thanks for taking time to document your visit, including pointing out the cracks! Yes, having a private garden is a great advantage, both to provide social distancing and also for family to wait between the dives. And after one of our plastic chairs finally gave up the fight against tropical sun and salty divers, we found a couple more that were 'shaky' so they were all replaced. Safe diving in the future and ALWAYS be cautious of plastic chairs in Tropical areas! Brian
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HyeunJi L wrote a review Sep 2020
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Davy Jones Diving is definitely the best choice if you are looking for awesome dives in the el cabron nature reserve with a professional and friendly team. I felt very safe during my immersions. Brian and Brett are great underwater and will surely help you with all you need. I highly recommend this dive shop for everyone who is looking for dives in this area.
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Date of experience: September 2020
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Response from Brian g, Owner at Davy Jones Diving
Responded 8 Sep 2020
Hello Hyeunji ! I am glad you enjoyed the diving here with us, you were lucky to see so many rays and of course we had an excellent night dive! El Cabrón is a great area to dive in with lots of different dive routes and I am glad we could show some to you. Best wishes Brian
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debra l wrote a review Sep 2020
Belfast, United Kingdom9 contributions1 helpful vote
After 5 months of Working from home when normally I travelled extensively for work, my mental health needed a boost. I chose to go to Davy Jones because experience told me they would deliver. I learnt to dive here 9 years ago and the staff (many of whom are the same), cannot do enough for their guests. They collect from resorts or if like me you only want to dive, they arrange local accommodation. Their premises include a beautiful outdoor courtyard so social distancing was easy, and the diving as always was superb. The diving is on a marine reserve and it certainly deserves the recognition, every dive delivers
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Date of experience: August 2020
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Response from Brian g, Owner at Davy Jones Diving
Responded 3 Sep 2020
After 5 months with very few customers it has been a delight for us to welcome you and other guests back to the centre. I am glad you enjoyed your stay with us again, and as you say, with our large private garden and courtyard we can implement a series of strong but not oppressive COVID protocols. We did well on the dives seeing many unusual creatures, lots of octopus, cuttlefish, morays and bream, and specials such as the Thor Shrimps, Slipper Lobster, Butterfly Ray, the Whelks eggs, and of course the Hairy Blenny, right at the end of the last dive. And when travel restrictions ease then of course we will be delighted to see you again! Brian
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