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PADI Dive Cente Tenerife

PADI 5 Star Dive Centre

We are a PADI 5 Star IDC Career Development Centre which is the very highest accolade awarded by PADI on any Dive Centre. In fact there are less than 100 of these PADI Dive Centres around the world!

We are the first CDC in Tenerife and the only active CDC centre in the Canary Islands, so you are assured of the very best PADI scuba diver training.
In addition we are a PADI Instructor Development Course centre  (IDC) rating that enables us to offer you every level of PADI course from Discover Scuba Diving (Try Dive) to PADI Instructor. PADI MSDT, PADI Staff Instructor and PADI Master Instructor.

Our Dive Team has a vast range of experience within Tenerife and from our central location we are able to visit many varied dive sites where you can see Sting Rays, Turtles, Caves, Wrecks and so much more.

The diving in Tenerife is legendary, with warm waters, thousands of species of aquatic life and underwater topography that just can’t be replicated anywhere else in the world.

Our training Team consists of 2 PADI Course Directors and is headed up by the ONLY Resident PADI Platinum Elite 300 Course Director Instructor in the Canary Islands, simply put, one of just a handful of Instructors awarded this level in the world.

The Team also has PADI Master Instructors, PADI Staff Instructors and PADI Divemasters to help you have the very best experience.

The full range of PADI scuba courses

PADI Scuba Diving courses

PADI Scuba Diving courses

PADI Pro courses

PADI Pro courses

PADI Freediving courses

PADI Freediving courses

PADI Mermaid courses

PADI Mermaid courses


We are the official number #1 PADI Dive centre for professional certifications, not only in Tenerife and the Canary Islands but the in the entire PADI region, and have been for many years.

Whatever level you are, we have huge experience in helping you become the best you can be.

There are many poor imitations of what we do, as Dive Centres try to copy and emulate us, without success.

Many people have started diving in Tenerife as it’s the ideal place to dive with a fantastic all year round climate.
We cater for all levels of diver, whether you want to learn to dive, continue your PADI diving education or become a PADI Pro be it a Divemaster or Scuba Instructor.

Just about anyone can dive, and here in Tenerife we can teach a huge array of PADI Courses, PADI Speciality’s, PADI Divemaster, PADI Instructor courses and internships, PADI Freediving and PADI Mermaid courses.

We can arrange everything for you from diving kit hire, kit purchase as well as the full range of PADI recreational courses, Professional diving internships and courses and so much more.

All our staff are PADI Certified Diving Instructors and PADI Divemasters, so you are in safe hands. The majority have completed all of their PADI Professional training here in Tenerife, so when it comes to local knowledge they are happy to help and advise of the best dive sites.

The most important aspect, of any Dive Centre or diving activity is we are one of the very few Dive Centres with a 100% Safety record with no incidents, accidents or fatalities since we opened almost 15 years ago.

So whatever your needs are, be it diving courses, diving packages, diving holidays or diving equipment we are your one stop shop!

Hope to see you soon

The Team of Tenerife Diving Academy (Canary Islands).


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PADI 5 Star IDC Dive Centre OWSI

Officially the Number #1 PADI IDC Instructor Development Centre

The world leaders in training PADI Divemasters and PADI Instructors and beyond……..


We have been based in Tenerife, Canary Islands, for more than 14 years and in that time have built up the most successful PADI Dive Center in the region. This is based on actual PADI statistics, not wishful thinking, so if looking to Excel, you know where to come.


According to PADI statistics for the last 8 years we have trained more PADI Instructors, PADI Divemasters and issued more recreational scuba certifications than any other Dive Centre in the region.


After reaching the successful milestone of becoming a PADI 5 Star Dive Centre we then progressed to PADI Instructor Development Centre (IDC) and then being awarded the highest accolade from PADI of the PADI Career Development Centre.

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