Leagues Ahead Diving in Playa Del Ingles is a premier scuba diving centre and is the ‘go to place’ for all Scuba Diving and Snorkelling excursions in Gran Canaria. Leagues Ahead Diving is a new dive centre in the sunny South of Gran Canaria that combines outstanding customer service, exceptional safety regulations and a fun and relaxed atmosphere to ensure your underwater adventures are unforgettable. Our dive centre is owned and managed by young, interpersonal and dedicated PADI scuba diving instructors who conduct one on one training and carry out qualified dives in small and practical groups in the crystal clear waters of Gran Canaria. We cater for every diver from beginner to a professional level and adapt the dive to suit your needs! When it comes to scuba diving we make sure that Leagues Ahead Diving is the best choice when it comes to taking the plunge in Gran Canaria.
Discover Scuba diving
Discover Scuba Diving is for adventurers! This course ensures your first dive in the ocean will be a happy and memorable one. You shall be greeted at our dive centre with warm smiles and a cup of coffee as our PADI qualified instructors shall give a detailed explanation of Scuba Diving, the apparatus you shall be using, the marine life in Gran Canaria and the logistics of the day. For beginners we use the fantastic dive site Amadores, the gentle shore entry and the sheltered bay makes it the most comfortable place for you to take your first fin-kicks underwater! At the dive site, full training shall be provided which takes approximately 30 minutes and includes basic scuba diving skills which ensure you are comfortable and prepared enough to take your first breaths underwater! However, we are more than willing to spend extra time to ensure you are relaxed and comfortable before proceeding on to the dive. The dive shall last approximately 40 minutes which is more than enough time to be enthralled with the abundance of marine life that Gran Canaria has to offer, such as Angel Sharks which are a native breed of shark common to Gran Canaria. After the dive has finished we shall transport you back to our dive centre, where you shall be provided with refreshments in our chill-out room and a chance to discuss the dive and relax. After completing the Discover Scuba Diving course, Leagues Ahead Diving shall present you with a certificate and underwater photos and videos can be purchased. Hotel transfers are complimentary. We hope to see you under the water soon!80 € (90 $) Book Now
Open Water course
The Open Water Scuba diving course is the world's most renowned course. This four day course will enable you to dive to 18 metres independently and will further your knowledge on scuba diving. The course shall begin with five confined water training sessions which will allow you to learn all the necessary diving skills to be able to dive competently. After the skills have been mastered it's time for the ocean! You shall be guided through four dives in the ocean each lasting approximately forty to fifty minutes. You will be able to master the art of scuba diving whilst being supervised through your open water skills with a trained and experienced PADI qualified instructor whilst viewing all the marine life and having plenty of fun! Supplemented to the practical side of the course is the theory, you shall be asked to complete five quizzes and an exam to test your knowledge on everything you have been taught. But don't worry! An instructor will be with you every step of the way to help you learn and understand everything, don't hesitate to ask any questions- we are more than happy to help.
Underwater photographs and videos are available to ensure you remember your first breaths underwater! Complimentary pick ups are available so why not come and enjoy learning to dive in a fun and relaxing environment!395 € (443 $) Book Now
Advanced Open Water course
The advanced open water course is a fantastic and fun way to further your diving career and see more of what the ocean has to offer. Remember 70% of the earth's surface is water so why not dive deeper and discover more!
This advanced course consists of five specialised areas:
Deep Diving (~30m - mandatory)
Underwater Navigation (mandatory)
Peak Performance Buoyancy (recommended)
2 of your choosing
AWARE Fish Identification
Search and Recovery
Requirements: PADI Open Water Diver or equivalent295 € (331 $) Book Now
Rescue diver course
The rescue diver course really advances your diving skills. You will watch yourself grow and adapt as a diver to be able to cope with several different scenarios including the management of diving water-related accidents and self-rescue. As opposed to other recreational diving courses where you focused primarily on your own diving, your focal point shall now be broadened to care for and supervise other divers until these practices become second nature. Many scuba divers describe the Rescue Course as the most rewarding diving course, simply because you become a much more aware diver, who is prepared to manage any incident that you may come across.
Although the course has a serious nature, here at Leagues Ahead Diving the course also consists of fun and laughter as we provide a non- stressful learning environment for you to practice your knowledge development and water skills.
Throughout the course you shall learn and master:
Self rescue- the protocol to undertake if you experience any problems underwater such as cramp in your leg.+
Recognizing and managing stress in other divers - you shall become more aware of the divers around you and learn to recognise divers who are experiencing problems such as being nervous, experiencing gas narcosis or fatigue. You shall learn how to adjust your own behavior accordingly to assist in these situations.
Emergency management and equipment - you shall learn the most effective steps to undertake in the event of an emergency.
Rescuing panicked divers- You will be confident to undertake the necessary steps in the event of a panicked diver which ensure you do not put your own safety at risk.
Rescuing unresponsive divers- You shall learn how to get an unresponsive diver to the surface safely and then the necessary steps to ensure they have the best chance of survival.
At the end of this course you will feel completely prepared to face any situation that may arise in the diving industry. So come and learn the most rewarding scuba diving course with Leagues Ahead Diving and build you confidence underwater in an enjoyable way.290 € (325 $) Book Now
The snorkelling safari is an adventure for the whole family, open to children and adults alike. The course starts with an introduction to the abundance of marine life available in Gran Canaria using our fish identification slides and PowerPoint presentation to build excitement and knowledge for the trip. We currently have a marine biologist working with us, who shall give you a detailed explanation of the marine you life you can expect to see underwater. Our PADI qualified instructor shall demonstrate the correct way to snorkel and the appropriate safety requirements so you can view the underwater world with ease. Snorkelling is a great way to build your confidence in the water and to have a fun packed day!40 € (45 $) Book Now
Book Custom diving package
- Practical information
- PADI Divemaster
- PADI OWD / AOWD / Rescue
- Dive computer rental
- Recreational diving gear
- Camera Rental
- Shore Diving
- Boat Diving
- Deep Diving
- Free Wifi Available
- Wifi Available
- Photography Service
- Videography Service
- Pickups from hotels
- Dive shop - Equipment for sale
- English and Spanish
- More information about Leagues Ahead Diving
- Brand new CRESSI Scuba Diving equipment -One on One training -Complimentary hotel transfers -Snacks and refreshments included
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