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Interesting zones for diving

Las Palmas de Gran Canaria. You can practise scuba diving right in the capital of the island, specifically in the area of the shallows of La Isleta, which lies to the northeast of Puerto de La Luz. Here, you can also visit numerous sunken ships, which are a veritable sea graveyard. The Las Canteras beach is also situated in this area. This beach is an obligatory diving spot on account of its geological richness has given rise to ideal conditions for fish and plant species to flourish; some of these species are completely unknown in other parts of the archipelago.

El Veril del Carbon; Along the sheer coastal area of the municipality of Agüimes, adjacent to the beach of El Cabrón, you can find one of the best diving spots on the island. This diving spot forms part of an area of such richness that it has been earmarked for declaration as the future "Marine Reserve of Arinaga". This is a very attractive diving spot for lovers of the underwater world.

La Baja de Pasito Blanco; One mile south of the Pasito Blanco marina, which is situated in San Bartolomé de Tirajana, you will find the sandy area where La Baja (the Shallows) is situated. This is an ideal area for underwater photography.

Sardina del Norte; The village of Sardina del Norte is situated in the northern town of Gáldar, which is extremely popular among the divers of Gran Canaria. This popularity is due, especially, to the conveniently placed fishing jetty, where you can kit up and commence the dive. One of the main attractions of this diving spot is the possibility of doing night dives in the vicinity of the sea wall of the fishing harbour.

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