Lanzarote

DIVE IN LANZAROTE

TRAVEL GUIDE TO SCUBA DIVING


If you are planning some diving holidays, you must know that Lanzarote has everything to seduce scuba divers and nature lovers. When visiting Canary islands in Spain for the first time, you will be struck by the harmony of its arid landscapes, its tropical forest, and its picturesque villages. Furthermore, Lanzarote hides another treasure full of color and life but that one is underwater. And this is the reason why since 1993, the island is a protected area by the Unesco.


WHEN TO GO ? BEST PERIOD


Canary islands is near the equator that's why the island of Lanzarote has a hot and dry climate. The maximum temperatures are between 22 and 25°C in summer, while the minimum did not drop below 12°C in winter. Precipitation is more concentrated between the months of November and March. The best time to dive in Lanzarote is from April to October.


SCUBA DIVING CONDITIONS


Water visibility in lanzarote is exellent, you can expect from 20 to 40 meters clear water.
Current: around the Graciosa Island, current are quite strong, you might also experienced up north Lanzarote.
Difficulty: Overall, diving in Lanzarote is quite accessible, however, be aware that tides coefficients make certain dive sites inaccessibles, or more technicals.
Water temperature in Lanzarote is around 17-18°C in winter and goes to 24°C in summer.


WHAT TO SEE DIVING AND SNORKELING?


AMAZING MARINE LIFE

Lanzarote is full of exceptional flora, with very rare orange coral, black coral forests, magnificent sea fans and sea sponges. You might have the chance to observe angel sharks.It often measure more than 2 meters, making it the number one attraction for divers. It is also possible to occasionally see hammerheads, dolphins, turtle, manta rays or eagle rays. Canary Islands' waters are full of life and you have huge chance to spot on every : dive tunas, bonitos, barracudas and trevallies. For macro photographer and muck dive lovers there are seahorses, harlequin crabs and colorful nudibranchs.


Fishes and sea creatures


Manta ray

Dolphin

Barracuda

Sea Horse

Turtle

Tuna

Hammerhead shark

Nudibranch

Trevally

Eagle ray

Crab

Angel shark

DIVE SITES / DIVING SHOPS

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La BurreraSpain
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Richies PlaceSpain
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Manta Diving LanzaroteSpain
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Atlantis Diving LanzaroteSpain
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REVIEWS
1 Review
Janina Gonzalez
Janina Gonzalez 12/12/2016
Lanzarote is beautiful island. Is very calm, with lots of volcanoes to visit. The energy of this island is different, it gets in to you the calm. The underwater life is amazing. Visibility of 30 meters and volcanic landscapes it's going to provide you a different experience.