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GRAN CANARIA 2019 Explore underwater world with us

Gran Canaria Winter Scuba Vacation with Dive Academy

  • Itinerary: Shore and Boat Dives from Gran Canaria
  • Dates:     20th– 27thDecember 2019
  • Places are limited to max 8 divers

Dive Academy offers a uniquely tailored winter diving holiday, with local knowledge, on the island of Gran Canaria in the Canary Islands. The package includes up to eight dives and also offers the opportunity to explore the island and enjoy Christmas festivities with a Spanish flavour. 

The Itinerary...

**PLEASE NOTE** the itinerary below is just an example of the dives planned and the order and dive sites are not guaranteed. All dives sites are subject to weather conditions and the final itinerary taken is at the absolute discretion of Dive Academy and dive guides.

  • Day 1 (Friday December 20th)
    Travel to Gran Canaria and book into your chosen hotel
    We will pick you up from Las palmas Airport
  • Days 2 & 3 (Saturday December 21stand Sunday December 22nd)
    Two shore dives per day in the National Underwater Park. The first dive on Saturday will also include a test dive to ensure all your equipment is functional and safe and to adjust weighting as required.
    We will pick you up from hotel at 9am and will return to your hotel around 2-3pm 
  • Day 4 (Monday December 23rd)
    Two boat dives at local sites
    We will pick you up from hotel at 9am and will return to your hotel around 2-3pm
  • Day 5 (Tuesday December 24th)
    A non-diving day, providing you the opportunity to explore Gran Canaria, enjoy local Christmas festivities, do some shopping or simply relax on a beach – the choice is yours.

    On the evening Dive Academy will host a Christmas celebration dinner at a local restaurant for all divers and their families.
  • Day 6 (Wednesday December 25th– Christmas Day)
    A non-diving day, allowing you to spend Christmas day itself how you please. There will be no Dive Academy organised activities this day.
  • Day 7 (Thursday December 26th)
    Two boat dives per day at local sites. Our final dives of the week, and a great way to burn off those few extra calories you may have taken on over the previous two days
    We will pick you up from hotel at 9am and will return to your hotel around 2-3pm
  • Day 8 (Friday December 27th)
    Leave Gran Canaria & travel home
    We will pick you up from your hotel  and drop you up to Las Palmas Airport

Non-Diving Activities (throughout the week)

At times when we are not diving, we can arrange optional visits to places of local interest for divers and their families. We will agree a price with you at the time for any such activities you wish to join.

PRICE FOR DIVE PACKAGE IS: €320 per diver; no charge for non-divers 

Price Includes: 

  • Four days diving (8 dives),
  • 12lt cylinder and weights,
  • Knowledgeable & qualified guide

Not included in the price (to be organised by participating travellers):

  • Flights to/from Gran Canaria & transfer to accommodation (both RyanAIr and Aer Lingus run frequent services)
  • Accommodation
  • Dive Equipment (Other than weights & cylinders)
    Equipment can be hired locally if you don’t bring your own, Dive Academy can assist in organising this for you. If you require equipment hire please contact Dive Academy
  • Transfer to/from Dive Sites
    Once we have confirmed all reservations on the vacation package and understand divers (and their family) needs, we will arrange appropriate transportation (car or van hire or alternative) and this will be charged at cost price only
  • Meals