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PADI Divemasters – Tom and David

This week we say farewell and congratulations to Tom and David.

Both now PADI Divemasters, David is off to work in Lanzarote for a few months before joining us again next year to complete an Instructor Development Course and become a PADI Open Water Scuba Instrucor!

Tom is staying a few more days on the island before returning to Germany and also looking to do his IDC in the future.

PADI Advanced Open Water Divers – Janos, Gledis and Eamonn

3 New PADI Advanced Open Water Divers on their way to becoming Divemasters, next stop PADI Rescue Diver!

Very exciting!!

Janos, Eamonn and Gled completed adventure dives in Night, Deep, Navigation, Peak Performance Buoyancy and Fish Identification on the course! Well done guys.

PADI Self-Reliant Divers and Instructors

Two new PADI Self Reliant divers, and two new PADI Self Reliant Instructors are born!!!

What an amazingly fun and challenging course.

Researcher? Photographer? Fed up of your dive buddy? Join us and become Self Reliant today!!

PADI Rescue Diver Course


The gang off to do day 1 of their PADI Rescue Diver Course.

Whether assisting, teaching or taking part in the course, it’s always a very rewarding challenge. #SeriousFun

Night Dive in the Bay

And they’re off….. for a night dive!

Sunset walk down to the beach for some PADI Night Speciality and Adventure dives.

Just a regular evening as a Divemaster Intern!

PADI Open Water Divers – Sam and Milena

Well done to Sam and Milena the Ray magnets!

Today they completed their course and became PADI Open Water Divers!!!

Enjoy your last few days on the island and welcome to the underwater world! Come back and dive with us soon!

PADI Instructor – Anoushka

We are very sad to say goodbye to Anoushka who came back after her Divemaster Internship to become a PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor with us!

After passing and staying on for some experience she’s back off to university in Scotland.

Good luck Anoushka, come back for some more freediving soon!

PADI Divemaster – Ellie

It’s always sad when someone awesome leaves us…

This time we say goodbye to Ellie who in a short few weeks became a PADI Pro and won our #BestOfTheBest award for an outstanding attitude and spirit.

She now returns to the #Maldives and her job as a Marine Researcher after a short stop seeing family in the #UK.

Brand New Scubapro T-One BCDs

The new BCD’s have arrived! Revamping the old stock with some brand new Scubapro T-Ones ready for the next interns. #lucky

Thank you Scubatec Canarias

#Scubapro #DeepDownYouWantTheBest #Tenerife #LoveMyJob #LifeInParadise #PADI #BestOfTheBest #GoPro #Stamina #BeTheBest #NeverStopLearning #GoBigOrGoHome #ScubaDivers #DiveCentre #DivingTenerife #SmallerIsNeverBetter #PADITV #TheNumberOnePADIDiveCentre #WhereProsComeToLearn #Scuba #Diving

PADI Open Water Divers – Eamonn, Janos and Gledis

Three new happy PADI Open Water Divers and the team that took them there!

From left to right we have Ellie (PADI Divemaster Intern), Eamonn (PADI Open Water Diver), Cydney (PADI Instructor), Tom (PADI Divemaster Intern), Maddy (PADI Divemaster), Janos (PADI Open Water Diver), Gledis (PADI Open Water Diver) and Jess (PADI MSDT).

Want to be a new diver, an assistant, or maybe an Instructor? We’re not picky, we train them all here!!

#PADIIDC #TenerifeIDC #IDCTenerife #PADIDiveCentre #ScubaDivers #ScubaDiving #GoBigOrGoHome #NobodyLikesSmall #BeTheBest #TheOriginalAndTheBest #PADITV #PADIInstructors #DivingTenerife #PADICD #PADICourseDirector #DivemasterInternship #OWC

PADI Basic Freediver

A gorgeous day in the south learning the basics of freediving with our PADI Freediving Instructor and Platinum Course Director Kim.

Static and Dynamic Apnea, rescue skills and a thorough introduction into the amazing world of freediving.

…and a surprise visit from some mermaids!

PADI Divemaster Internship – 10 New Arrivals

An eclectic mix joined us this week from all over the globe.

Good to have a smiley bunch on board.

They’ll all be working towards PADI Divemaster over the coming weeks… and Maddy joins us as a current Divemaster to get some experience over the summer!

PADI Self-Reliant Diver

An increadible PADI Self Reliant Diver course taught by our in house Platinum Course Director Kim.

Really good fun, and a new challenge for our PADI Instructors who signed up.

And a very cute #Baby #CommonRay at the end is always a #Bonus

Happy Birthday to PADI MSDT – Jess

Best wishes to our amazing MSDT Jess who turned 20 today!!!

Some little pressies and cake in the Dive Centre today!

She’s come on leaps and bounds and achieved a great deal for someone so young. A brilliant Instructor and important part of the team.

PADI Freediver

Have you ever wanted to feel completely free and at peace in the ocean…

…to push your limits and go beyond what you thought was possible…

…to swim naturally with turtles and rays, unhindered by equipment.

Diving Against Debris

Another 3kg of #debris collected from the bay.

It’s still shocking to find as much debris as we do in our Marine Protected Area. It’s about time that humans started to realise the consequences of their actions, and make the necessary change.


Underwater Olympics!

This week was the first of our new monthly ‘Tuesday Challenge’…

…every 3rd Tuesday of the month will have a different challenge or event for our Interns.

To kick things off we held the first ever Underwater Olympics!

Events included.. The longest CESA, 20m Sprint, Egg and Spoon Race, Gymnastics Display, Mask Swap Relay and Long Jump.

The competitors did well with Gold, Silver and Bronze on the podium winning some PADI prizes.

Watch this space for all the highlights from the event, in full colour, coming soon!!

#TuesdayChallenge #UnderwaterOlympics #Underwater #Olympics #Tenerife #LoveMyJob #LifeInParadise #PADI #BestOfTheBest #GoPro #Stamina #BeTheBest #NeverStopLearning #GoBigOrGoHome #ScubaDivers #DiveCentre #DivingTenerife #SmallerIsNeverBetter #PADITV #TheNumberOnePADIDiveCentre #WhereProsComeToLearn #Scuba #Diving

Dog Walking – Thursday 20th June

Another successful doggy walk this Thursday.

The shelter has around 200 lovelies that need a home. With two van loads of interns at least 30 of them got some love attention and a nice walk.…/aktion-tier-teneriffa/…

PADI Rescue Divers – Ellie and Harry

Amazing effort on the PADI Rescue Diver Course by Harry and Ellie taught by PADI Instructor Cydney.

Congrats on becoming PADI Rescue Divers both!

A lot of new skills and in water practice means they are one step closer to Pro status, and have some great new safety skills and knowledge. #SafetyFirst

PADI Instructor Development Course – Tenerife

Ever wondered what it would be like to become a PADI Scuba Instructor?

Sit back, turn the sound up, and find out how our Candidates, on one of our PADI IDC’s, felt about their experience on the journey to becoming a PADI Pro.

Contact us today to see why we are officially the Number #1 PADI IDC in the region.

Success for our New PADI Instructors!

A few weeks after the PADI Instructor Examination and our candidates are enjoying the fruits of their labours.

Sad to see them go but super happy for all who took the brave decision to change their life and #GoPro, you won’t regret it!

Charlotte and Mads have coupled up and are off to find work in the Med…

Jeanne landed an awesome job in Curacao…

And Ross recently left us after a few weeks of experience to work as a Speciality Instructor in Malta!

So great to be a part of your journey guys. Good luck in your new jobs and keep in touch!!

#PADIIDC #TenerifeIDC #IDCTenerife #PADIDiveCentre #ScubaDivers #ScubaDiving #GoBigOrGoHome #NobodyLikesSmall #BeTheBest #TheOriginalAndTheBest #PADITV #PADIInstructors #DivingTenerife #PADICD #PADICourseDirector

PADI Open Water Diver – Paul

Congratulations to Paul on becoming a PADI Open Water Diver!!

And to Anoushka on her first PADI Open Water Student!

Paul has just opened up a new world of fun, exploration and excitement….

PADI Divemaster Internship – Stamina

Most mornings the Interns do Stamina training as part of their Divemaster Internship…

…we must seem so heartless making them do it in these conditions! #LoveMyJob #LifeInParadise

#PADI #BestOfTheBest #GoPro #Stamina #BeTheBest #NeverStopLearning #GoBigOrGoHome #ScubaDivers #DiveCentre #DivingTenerife #SmallerIsNeverBetter #PADITV #TheNumberOnePADIDiveCentre #WhereProsComeToLearn #Scuba #Diving

PADI DPV Instructor Specialty – Richard and Jess

Richard racing a Sea Hare with a DPV, surprisingly the Sea Hare won!

Great day for a PADI Diver Propulsion Vehicle Instructor Specialty Course with PADI Instructor, Rich and PADI Master Scuba Diver Trainer, Jess.

Are you a PADI Instructor in need of Instructor Specialties? Book in with our full time Platinum Course Director Kim!

Emergency First Response Training

Another two Emergency First Responders in the world!!

What an amazing thing to develop skills and knowledge that could, one day, save someone’s life.

Well done to Harry and Ellie for passing the Primary and Secondary Care course on their journey to PADI Pro.

Angel Shark Sighting – Caught on Camera!


A beautiful young Angel Shark spotted by Rich and Michelle in the bay!!! 😁😁😁We surmise from it’s behaviour that it was playing hide and seek with friends.

A rare and special sighting this time of year for this critically endangered species. 🦈


Dog Walking – Thursday 13th June

Not far from the Dive Centre is an amazing dog shelter where Marion and her team do a sterling job rehoming the abandoned dogs of Tenerife.

However, there are so many that they need help from volunteers to walk them! Good thing we have a load of dog loving interns!

Here are some pictures from the shelter and our afternoon dog walk.

A Week in Briefings

Some favourite moments from this weeks dive briefings.

It’s good to laugh as well as work hard!!!

“I can just get lost in your eyes David”





“German effeciency in concentration mode.”
“It’s all about visulaizing the dive guys.”





“…and this line here means you will have a long and prosperous life.”
“Why is that guy taking pictures of us?”





Harry briefing last nights football scores by mistake.

#PADI #BestOfTheBest #GoPro #TDA #BeTheBest #NeverStopLearning #GoBigOrGoHome #ScubaDivers #DiveCentre #DivingTenerife #SmallerIsNeverBetter #LoveMyJob #PADITV #TheNumberOnePADIDiveCentre #WhereProsComeToLearn #Scuba #Diving

PADI Divemaster Interns – Harry and Eleanor

A warm welcome to Harry and Eleanor both here to do their PADI Divemaster Internship.

Harry making use of his summer break, joining us from #England as a PADI Open Water Diver, and Eleanor, a Marine Biologist and PADI Advanced Open Water Diver, has flown all the way from The #Maldives.

#Rescue #AOW #MarineBiology #PADI #BestOfTheBest #GoPro #TDA #BeTheBest #NeverStopLearning #GoBigOrGoHome #ScubaDivers #DiveCentre #DivingTenerife #SmallerIsNeverBetter #LoveMyJob #PADITV #TheNumberOnePADIDiveCentre #WhereProsComeToLearn #Scuba #Diving

Our new PADI Instructors and their PADI Divemaster students

A plethora of PADI Divers…. Open Water Divers, Advanced Open Water Divers, Rescue Divers, soon to be Divemasters, Open Water Scuba Instructors and Specialty Instructors.

Skills practice, Advanced courses, Orientation dives. It’s all systems go today!!!

Diving in Abades Bay!

Just a few photos of our PADI Divemaster Interns and PADI Instructors from a mornings dive in Abades Bay – the Marine Protected Area on our door step! PADI Fish Identification and PADI Dive Against Debris Specialty dives for the interns.

It’s a hard life…

#Octopus #Rays #BabyRays #CoolFins #Sunshine


Newborn Common Rays in Abades

The first sighting of a new born Common Ray in the bay, with Mum keeping a watchful eye over her baby – even though they are born with full capability to fend for themselves after 9 months developing inside its mother! Abades Bay, a Marine Protected Area, is perfect for these sightings.

Captured by one of the Instructors out teaching skills to the Interns!

#Baby #Ray #CommonRay #NewBorn #BabyRay #PADI #BestOfTheBest #GoPro #TDA #BeTheBest #NeverStopLearning #GoBigOrGoHome #ScubaDivers #DiveCentre #DivingTenerife #SmallerIsNeverBetter #LoveMyJob #PADITV #TheNumberOnePADIDiveCentre #WhereProsComeToLearn #Scuba #Diving

Rescue Divers – David and Tom

Say hello to two new PADI Rescue Divers!

Congratulations to David and Tom on their continued journey. Off for some well deserved fun dives with Anoushka and her brand new Orange Scubapro Seawing Gorrila Fins!

#Scubapro #DeepDownYouWantTheBest #Germany #Spain #Tenerife #Rescue #RescueMe #PADI #BestOfTheBest #GoPro #TDA #BeTheBest #NeverStopLearning #GoBigOrGoHome #ScubaDivers #DiveCentre #DivingTenerife #SmallerIsNeverBetter #LoveMyJob #PADITV #TheNumberOnePADIDiveCentre #WhereProsComeToLearn #Scuba #Diving

Discover Scuba Diving – Valentin

A happy Valentin back in the water after trying it 4 years ago.

Lovely conditions in the bay for a PADI Discover Scuba Diving course with PADI Instructor, Ross.

Thank you very much for visiting, Valentin! Come back soon for your PADI Open Water Course to become a certified diver!!



Orange Scubapro Seawing Gorilla Fins

New Special Edition Orange Scubapro Seawing Gorilla fins now in stock!

How awesome are they!

A variation on the Seawing Nova adding a stiffer blade for divers who prefer more feedback in their kicks.

Project AWARE and Tenerife Diving Academy

Today is the 3rd Anniversary of us adopting our house reef as part of #ProjectAware.

This year with the help of our interns we removed 37Kg of #Debris from Abades Bay.

Thanks to all our little eco warriors #OurOcean #OneOcean #EveryDiveASurveyDive #NextMillion2020

PADI Master Scuba Diver Trainer – Jess

It’s official! Jess has smashed through her first few months as a PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor and made it to Master Scuba Diver Trainer rating.

A great achievement.

PADI Instructor Specialties – Boat Diving

#Turtles, #Morays, #Cuttlefish and #Roncadores on our recent Boat Diver Speaciality Instructor course with our new PADI Open Water Scuba Instructors.

Learning really is this fun!

Book on a Boat Diver Speciality Instructor Course or Speciality with us today…. Turtles included!

PADI Diver Propulsion Vehicle Instructor Specialty

What do you get when you add Sidemount, Self-Reliant and Underwater Scooters together?

The answer is… AWESOME!!!

Great fun with Charlotte and Mads scooting around kitted up to our ears today.

Common Ray sightings in Abades Bay

Common Rays are out in abundance in the bay at the moment. After their 9 month gestation period, they are ready for their imminent new arrivals – and so are we!! Bring on the baby rays!

Some more Instructor Specialities completed for Mads, Charlotte, Maria and Ryan too! Congratulations to them all.