PRD Dive Center, Gran Canaria

The Puerto Rico Diving - PRD Dive Center is located in the Europa Center in Puerto Rico in the south of the island of Gran Canaria. Although Puerto Rico based, they offer free pick-ups from San Agustin, Playa del Ingles, Maspalomas, Meloneras, Arguineguin, Tauro, Playa del Cura, Taurito and Puerto Mogan, as well as locally in Puerto Rico. Here's the address and complete contact information: Puerto Rico Diving Centre, Europa Center, 35130 Puerto Rico, Gran Canaria, Spain. Phone: 928-560512, Mobile: 619-175394, Fax : 928-560512.

The dive center offers variety of PADI courses and certifications. What's good about it, it is located very close to a private artificial beach Amadores Beach, the majority of training being conducted there in accordance with the requirements and standards set by PADI/ except for the times when the weather doesn't allow it.

The courses and programs offered by the PRD Dive Center include:

  • Discover Scuba Diving, including Bubblemaker Course for children
  • Scuba Diver Course
  • Open Water Course
  • PADI eLearning for Open Water, Advanced Open Water and Enriched Air Courses
  • Adventure Diving program
  • Rescue Diver
  • Emergency First Response
  • PADI Speciality programs
  • Master Scuba Diver
  • PADI Divemaster

Major dive sites:

  • Amadores
  • Risco Verde
  • Sardina del Norte
  • Arguineguin Reef
  • Artificial Reef
  • Pasito Blanco
  • El Pajar Wreck
  • Marine Reserve at Arinaga,

max. depths ranging 12 to over 30 meters.

One of the most spectacular dive sites is The Arches, with maximum depth of dive 24 m, located at the reserve, with entry from one of the more exposed parts of the coast. A shallow channel leads to the drop off. Two caves and a large arch are available for exploration.

The deepest dive in the reserve is at the Coral, where the max. depth exceeds 30 meters, and being a long dive it is only suitable for more experienced divers wishing to practise wall dives. The coral starts at the depth of 30 meters.

Specific dive locations at the El Cabron Marine Reserve:

  • The Aquarium
  • The Coral
  • The Sea Horse Net
  • Swim Through
  • The Arch
  • Roncadores

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