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Discover Scuba Diving, Playa de las Americas provided by Aqua-Marina

Discover Scuba Diving, Playa de las Americas

Discover Scuba Diving, Playa de las Americas
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About
Dive in and discover the wonderful underwater world just off the shores of Tenerife. In crystal clear water you will see the abundant marine life and amazing volcanic rock formations surrounding the island. With a maximum student to instructor ratio of 2:1 will be in very safe hands as you experience your first breaths underwater. The first dive is to a maximum depth of 6 metres and, subject to the successful completion of a few elementary skills, subsequent dives can be to a depth of 12 metres.
Know before you go
  • Duration: 2h 30m
  • Mobile tickets accepted
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Available languages
German, English, French, Spanish
What to expect
  • We start at the dive center, to prepare the equipment and give a briefing on how the equipment works, how to communicate underwater and what to expect. We dive to Los Cistianos where the dive takes place from Las Vistas beach. We walk into the water across a gently sloping sandy beach and some basic skills of SCUBA will be explained to you at the surface. We then make the dive following along a breakwater which provides shelter and therefore a habitat for various marine creatures, which regularly includes sea horses and baby angel sharks! The dive lasts around 40 minutes. Afterwards you can return to the Dive Center or depart from Las Vistas, or a drop off to your hotel can be arranged.
Know before you go
  • Duration: 2h 30m
  • Mobile tickets accepted
Available languages
German, English, French, Spanish
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
What to expect
  • We start at the dive center, to prepare the equipment and give a briefing on how the equipment works, how to communicate underwater and what to expect. We dive to Los Cistianos where the dive takes place from Las Vistas beach. We walk into the water across a gently sloping sandy beach and some basic skills of SCUBA will be explained to you at the surface. We then make the dive following along a breakwater which provides shelter and therefore a habitat for various marine creatures, which regularly includes sea horses and baby angel sharks! The dive lasts around 40 minutes. Afterwards you can return to the Dive Center or depart from Las Vistas, or a drop off to your hotel can be arranged.
Need help booking?
Call the number below and use the product code: 8238P1
Call +1 855 275 5071
Important information
Inclusions
  • Local taxes
  • Coffee and/or Tea
  • Driver/guide
  • Use of SCUBA equipment
Exclusions
  • Food and drinks
Duration
2h 30m
Departure details
  • Traveler pickup is offered.
  • Please wait outside the main entrance and be looking out for Aqua-Marina's white minibus.
  • Aqua-Marina, P.º Verode, s/n, 38660 Playa de la Américas, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain
  • Hotel pickup is offered. View the hotel list on our checkout page to see if yours is included among the pickup points.
Additional information
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • Diving within 18 hours of flying is not recommended. All participants will be required to complete a health questionnaire prior to diving. Some pre-existing medical conditions (eg asthma, heart conditions, etc) may prevent you from diving, please consult your doctor
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 6 travelers
Inclusions
  • Local taxes
  • Coffee and/or Tea
  • Driver/guide
  • Use of SCUBA equipment
Exclusions
  • Food and drinks
Departure details
  • Traveler pickup is offered.
  • Please wait outside the main entrance and be looking out for Aqua-Marina's white minibus.
  • Aqua-Marina, P.º Verode, s/n, 38660 Playa de la Américas, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain
  • Hotel pickup is offered. View the hotel list on our checkout page to see if yours is included among the pickup points.
Duration
2h 30m
Return details
  • Returns to original departure point
Additional information
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • Diving within 18 hours of flying is not recommended. All participants will be required to complete a health questionnaire prior to diving. Some pre-existing medical conditions (eg asthma, heart conditions, etc) may prevent you from diving, please consult your doctor
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 6 travelers
Travel safe during COVID-19
Last updated: Aug 11, 2020
A note from Discover Scuba Diving, Playa de las Americas
We have installed an ozone water system that instantly disinfects rinsed kit, and an ozone air purifier for the dive center and vehicles.
What you can expect during your visit
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
What you can expect during your visit
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Contactless payment for gratuities and add-ons
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Face masks provided for travelers
Popular mentions

4.5
11 reviews
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Michael S
2 contributions
Bobbing along on the bottom of the beautiful brainy sea!!!
An outstanding day spent with Rhian and the team for a refresher and open water dive amongst clown fish, cray fish, squid, hermit crabs and a whole host of sea creatures in gin clear water. Highly professional, hugely enjoyable and a fantastic experience. Thank you so very much.
Written October 22, 2021
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Aqua-Marina_Diving
Thank you for the review. We are all really pleased to know that you enjoyed diving with us and hope to see you again!
Written October 27, 2021
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

Lupascu D
3 contributions
Not to be missed
Jun 2019 • Couples
[+] Everybody there is friendly, the instructor as well and clear in explaining everything, very careful if you seem to need any support - I was able also to roam free in close proximity. The fact that we went directly into the water as our first scuba try was as rewarding as it can get!

[-] Only thing that started waking me to real life were the cost photos at the end - we really wanted them and ended up buying all they had prepared ( and it were beautiful ! ), but I felt a little fooled
Written July 8, 2019
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Hi, thank you for taking the time to leave this review. We are very pleased to hear that you were happy with your diving experience; and that your instructors were able to convey all of the necessary information clearly and concisely. Regarding the photos, I'm sorry to hear that you felt 'fooled'. The photos and videos of your experience are provided by an independent organisation - Splash - who devote all of their time to recording the experiences of our guests. They offer a range of different packages to fit several different budgets, and there is no obligation to buy. Our belief is that their prices are justified by the work which goes into them; and by the quality of the media which they record. We are sorry to hear that you do not feel the same, and I hope this did not taint your memories of the experience too much.
Written July 15, 2019
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

Thomas W
Southend-on-sea, United Kingdom12 contributions
Amazing solo dive experience
Nov 2018 • Solo
I have not been diving for about 14 years so I choose the discover scuba diving course out on the boat to give myself a jump back into diving.

The group was made up of 3 of us and all the staff were welcoming and a great source of local information, our instructor Vanesa was great and made sure we were all happy every step of the way.

We got to do a full 40 minute dive as well as pool training as well, it was a great way to get back into it and I would like to thank everyone at the Dive Center.

They also had a team of photographers from the Dive Center called splash who took photos and videos of the dive for an extra fee, it was great to have this extra service to be able to keep these memories without the need a gopro;

Highly recommend them for anyone wanting to do training or just a dive.
Written November 10, 2018
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Thank you for taking the time to write a review.It was no doubt a good call on your part to opt for Discover Scuba for beginners after such a long break from diving, and we are pleased to know that you enjoyed the experience so much.
Written November 15, 2018
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

Michael
1 contribution
Amazing Experience for First-Time Divers
Oct 2018 • Friends
Even before we arrived at Aqua-Marina Dive Centre, the staff helped us plan a last-minute diver for our group of 4 first-time divers. They took their time explaining all the information needed to be prepared for our first dive, and more. They even offered to pick us up at our hotel.

When we arrived, we checked in and filled out all necessary paperwork. After, we worked with our instructor, Javi, to learn about the equipment that we'd be using. Then we did a introductory dive in the pool next to the center, which was extremely helpful.

When we went out to the dive site, all of our equipment was checked and we went for our dive. The professionalism and safety precautions taken by the whole team was outstanding.

We had 2 members of the "Splash Underwater Photo & Video" follow us around for the whole trip, and they took amazing photos and videos of our whole experience (start to finish). The quality of all media was amazing.

I'd highly recommend Aqua-Marina Dive Centre in Tenerife.
Written October 29, 2018
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Thank you for your review and recommendation. We are delighted to know that you all enjoyed your experience so much and hope to welcome you back for the Open Water course!
Written November 9, 2018
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

timmy o sullivan
47 contributions
Amazing experience.
My wife and I visited and I cannot reccomend the place highly enough. Staff were amazing and our instructor Ehad made it a very educational and fun experience. He helped us practice and then guided us in the open water. The views were amazing and well worth it for anyone to try. I unfortunately had a problem with my ear in the open water dive but this was helped by the staff and i was reassured well.The staff went above and beyond and dropped us to a local doctor afterwards. I would love to do this again and would highly advise anyone to come and try it with Aqua-Marina
Written September 28, 2018
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Thank you very much for this recommendation. I hope the problem with your ear is now fully resolved and that you can enjoy diving again in the future.
Written November 15, 2018
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

Daniel A
Halifax, UK95 contributions
Family Dive Adventure
Arrived on Tenerife looking for an opportunity to take 3 qualified divers and 5 unqualified divers in ages down to 12 on a dive adventure. Looked on Tripadvisor and sent off an e-mail to the firm which was replied by a detailed and comprehensive response. Paid a deposit and looked forward to the day. The 5 new divers were comprehensively briefed by our instructor Ehab on their DSD dives and taken into the pool for a detailed dive introduction with mask clearance, regulator removal and recovery skills. Once he was happy that everyone was ready we were all kitted up and were taken down to the close-by marina for transfer to the dive site by Ben and his experienced team. Was very pleased with the chosen dive site - visibility was truly excellent (15-20m) - and because we were in flexible 7mm wetsuits - very comfortable and warm. The marine life included green turtles, a beautiful bull stingray, canary parrot fish, trumpet fish and moray eels amongst many others. As a PADI DM I was very pleased by it all. Everyone clambered back on board with huge grins. Would highly recommend them - very slick, very professional, no issue too small to resolve - no wonder it sits at the top of the list - will be back!
Written August 5, 2018
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Hello Dan, thanks so much for this detailed review. It is always fun to share your passion with complete beginners and see how they respond. In this case, as is usually the case, with resounding success! In fact I wouldn't be surprised to see some of those beginners return for their Open Water course.
Written August 14, 2018
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

Roders55
Kilkeel, UK30 contributions
Best diving experience!
You guys are the friendliest bunch of people you could ever meet, I had a fantastic day, what an experience!! I’ll be back to see you in the future! Thanks again, Rodney.
Written July 2, 2018
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Well thank you, Rodney! We enjoyed having you with us and look forward to the next time.
Written July 12, 2018
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

ssaldana30
Des Plaines, IL13 contributions
Favorite excursion from Tenerife.
Everyone in the program is very nice and fun to be around. This was my first time scuba diving and I'm glad I went here. They were great teachers and showed me a bunch of cool stuff when we went under. Definitely worth it.
Written December 17, 2017
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
That's great to hear, we are so glad that you enjoyed our Discover Scuba programme and hope that you will consider going on to the PADI Open Water course!
Written January 5, 2018
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
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By: Aqua-Marina
Mike S
Mike S
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very professional outfit
not having dived for a few years (me 12, my wife 30...) we decided to have a quick pool session to refresh, then b
M5708OGjens
M5708OGjens
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Fantastic dives
My daughter and I had some fantastic dive during our vacation. Thanks to the great team for we hope to come back so
chiswickwoman
chiswickwoman
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Beat dive school in Tenerife!
Thank you again for such wonderful diving on our short holiday in Tenerife. Thank you Lindsay, Greg and Rihanna fo
yvansandoz
yvansandoz
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A great place to discover scuba diving
1st dive for my 13 year old son and fantastic experience with Aqua-Marina. From the staff to the gear, everything
Happiness768643
Happiness768643
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Nice people, very flexible
I did my Advanced Open Water license with Aqua-Marina, and Jacob was such a good teacher. I feel like now I finally
347neils
347neils
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Wow, fantastic dives
I have not been diving since the pandemic started so was a little apprehensive. As soon as I walked through the doo
229karstenn
229karstenn
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Perfect
Very professional… can’t say how much I love that place… thanks for a amazing day, with see turtles and amazing fis
Gh281288
Gh281288
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Welcoming return to Scuba
fist time diving after several years. All the staff were very welcoming and happy to do a refresher dive covering a
veenagiridhar
veenagiridhar
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Highly recommend
As always great diving with this fantastic team! My go to place for diving in Tenerife. I’ll definitely be back!
davidgJ1517DY
davidgJ1517DY
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Great diving center
I went with the Aqua-Marina folks for one dive and the whole experience was positive. Gear is in good condition, lo
Explorer09507632271
Explorer09507632271
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Amazing team with great well trained instructors
Highly recommend, super nice people and highly qualified instructors who know the ins and outs of all five sights.
Pagie08
Pagie08
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Amazing experience highly recommended
Absolutely amazing experience. Would highly recommend if you want to try out this activity. Me and my two sons 14 a
philst12021
philst12021
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Scuba diving
Very friendly but professional dive centre would fully recommend to anyone wanting to dive in Tenerife
mitchw0490
mitchw0490
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Great team and great dive
The team where great and really friendly. A lot of experience and the diving was fantastic. I would definitely reco
DavidRyan11
DavidRyan11
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Great Experience and professional
This was the first time my fiancé went scuba diving and she was slightly nervous. The staff was extremely friendly
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