FAQ Frequently Asked Questions diving tenerife

Frequently Asked Questions

22 November 2018

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Do you offer pick-up service?

Yes,  we offer free transfers to all the dive sites and pick-ups from hotels that are in between El Medano and Callao Salvaje to our dive center in El Fraile.
We have a 9 seat Van and a 7 seat MCV.

What are your requirements to participate in diving activities?

Check-in time is 09:00 am for the first dive or course. To plan for a next day activity we are open till 05:30 pm.

To participate in our guided shore and boat dives, as a diver you need to bring dive certification and logbook.

According the law in the Canaries you must have a dive insurance.

You will be required to fill out at the dive center a:

Statement of Risk and Liability form

Standard Safe Diving Practices Statement of Understanding form

Medical Statement form stating that you have no medical condition which would prevent you from diving. If you have such a medical condition then a medical certificate signed by a doctor will be required.

Download: Medical Statement

Can you arrange a dive insurance?

Yes,  it is possible to make at our dive center a dive insurance from Scuba Medic.
We need for that your name, date of birth, ID number and email.
It´s done in less than 5 minutes.

The cost for a insurance:

1 day,  6 euro

1 week,  15 euro

1 month,  20 euro

1 year,  35 euro

Is there a minimum age limit for diving in Tenerife?

Aquarius use the standards from PADI and they comply also with the law from Tenerife.

For Bubblemakers minimum age is 8 years and for scuba diving courses it starts from 10 years.

How do i book a diving course or dive - package with you?

In the menu under “PRICES” you will find booking forms what you can use.

Or you can go to our contact page and use one of the available options to contact us.

If you are already on Tenerife, just pay us a visit and we discuss directly about the details.

Do i need my own dive equipment or can i rent from your dive center?

It’s always good when you can dive with your own dive equipment but we offer also the possibility to rent from us (full) dive equipment.

See here the equipment rental prices

How many dives a day do you offer?

2 dives a day and we offer the possibility for a 3rd (Night dive).

The booking for a night dive is only possible at the dive center.

Do you offer your services for diving groups and clubs?

Also for small groups, clubs we offer our service, contact us for the details and group, club prices.

I'm alone, can i still go diving with you?

That’s no problem, during our dives there is always a guide so you will never dive alone.

The dives you make are they from shore or boat?

Tenerife has fantastic shore and boat dive locations so we offer shore and boat dives.

What is the average water and land temperature in Tenerife?

The water temperature is around 19 degrees in the winter and 24 degrees in the summer period.

Land temperature is around 20 degrees in the winter and 28 degrees in the summer period.

Coldest period is from December to March and the warmest period from May to October.




What suit you recommend for diving?

In the Summer period you can dive with a 3 to 5mm suit while in the winter period a full 5 to 7mm suit is recommended.

What is the average underwater visibility in Tenerife?

The visibility is very good and it goes in a range from 10 to 30 plus meters with an average of over the 20 meters.

When is the best period to dive?

All year round, the South of the island is not so much effected by the weather.

If the wind or current is a factor than we just choose another location.

Can i pay in Euro's?

Yes, Tenerife is in the EU and the currency is the Euro.

Do you accept credit cards?

Yes, we accept credit and debit cards from Visa, MasterCard, American Express, JCB, and UPI.

What is the time zone for Tenerife?

Tenerife has the GMT +1 – Greenwich Mean Time +1