Scuba Diving and Snorkeling in El Hierro, Canary Islands, Spain


Scuba Diving and Snorkeling in El Hierro, Canary Islands, Spain

Scuba diving information in El Hierro, Canary Islands, Spain

El Hierro is the southernmost island of the Canary archipelago. El Hierro is a great place for diving with clear waters and fantastic formations in the seabed. The dive sites can achieve large deeps and have a rich flora and fauna of tropical species such as lobster, black corals, grouper, seabreams, barracudas and others. During the summer months you can see mantas, sharks, tuna fish and trigger fish. It is a great place for divers of all levels and they can practice various types of diving such as cave diving, deep dives, wreck dives, among others.

Water Temperature

The water temperatures are between 25°C in Summer and 18°C in the Winter.

Diving Suit

Average visibility of 20 meters, being higher in some areas.

Visibility under water

Complete wet suit or wet suit with shorts.

Climate

The climate is mild with average temperatures of 19ºC and 23ºC.

How to get there

To get to El Hierro, you can go by boat or plane. There are several trips per day either by air or by boat from Tenerife.

Other Activities

In El Hierro, you can't miss to visit the Hotel Punta Grande, the smallest in the world, the village of Guinea, the Lookout of Jinamar, Lookout of Isora, Lookout of Bascos, the lighthouse Orchilla and an ancient forest of junipers. For lovers of physical activity, they may enjoy hang gliding, surfing, biking, cave exploring and other water and adventure sports.

Scuba Diving and Snorkeling Sites Map in El Hierro, Canary Islands, Spain

Where are located the best diving sites to dive in El Hierro, Canary Islands, Spain? Below, you will find a map of all scuba diving sites in El Hierro, Canary Islands, Spain in which you can dive and snorkel.

Scuba Diving and Snorkeling Sites List in El Hierro, Canary Islands, Spain

Which diving sites are located in El Hierro, Canary Islands, Spain? Below, you will find a list of all scuba diving sites in El Hierro, Canary Islands, Spain in which you can dive and snorkel.


Scuba diving sites and photos from each diving site in El Hierro, Canary Islands, Spain

Which diving sites in El Hierro, Canary Islands, Spain have underwater photos? Below, you will find the list of scuba diving sites in El Hierro, Canary Islands, Spain and a list of underwater photos for each diving site.

Marine Species and photos of each species in El Hierro, Canary Islands, Spain

Which marine species can I observe in El Hierro, Canary Islands, Spain? Below, you will find the list of marine species and the photos for each species.

Underwater Photographers and photos from each photographer with photos taken in El Hierro, Canary Islands, Spain

Which photographers have taken underwater photos in El Hierro, Canary Islands, Spain? Below, you will find the list of underwater photographers and their photos in El Hierro, Canary Islands, Spain.

Scuba Diving centers in El Hierro, Canary Islands, Spain

Which scuba diving centers can I dive with in El Hierro, Canary Islands, Spain? Below, you can see the list of scuba diving centers in El Hierro, Canary Islands, Spain. Click on “more info” to find out more about each scuba diving center.

Liveaboards in El Hierro, Canary Islands, Spain

Which liveaboard can I dive with in El Hierro, Canary Islands, Spain? Below, you can see the list of liveaboard in El Hierro, Canary Islands, Spain. Click on “more info” to find out more about each liveaboard.

There are no liveaboard available

Accommodation in El Hierro, Canary Islands, Spain

Which accommodation can I rest after my dive in El Hierro, Canary Islands, Spain? Below, you can see the list of accommodation in El Hierro, Canary Islands, Spain. Click on “more info” to find out more about each accommodation.

There are no accommodation available