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Scuba Diving in Fuerteventura, the Canary Islands


Water temperature:

18 - 19°C (64 - 66°F) in winter to 24 - 26°C (75 -79°F) in August

Suit:

3mm or 5mm wetsuit for the summer months, a drysuit or 7mm semi-dry is preferable in January and February

Visibility:

15 to 30 metres (50 to 100 feet)

Type of diving:

Volcanic reefs, and walls

Marine life:

Angel sharks, stingrays, octopus, cuttlefish, barracuda, yellow snapper, moray eels, sand eels, trumpet fish

When to go:

If you want the water to be warm enough to just wear a thin wetsuit, you will have to visit Gran Canaria in the height of summer. However, diving is popular throughout the year and for those used to slightly cooler temperatures, the winter months can provide a great way to escape from the European winter

How to get there:

From the UK - Flights land at Fuerteventura airport on the east of the island, located close to the capital Puerto del Rosario. Most major airports will offer a number of flights into Fuerteventura



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