Diving in Lanzarote…
a more than exceptional experience!
Where are the places?
Diving in Lanzarote is possible from the north up to the south of the island because there are several unique places which make diving an extraordinary experience.
Places like Mala, Charco del Palo, Los Cocoteros, Arrecife, Playa Flamingo up to Playa Chica and Puerto del Carmen are very famous
for diving in Lanzarote.
Wich types of diving are available?
Different possibilities shore dive, boat dive, shipwrecks up to drift and wall dive to tuna wrecks, beautiful underwater nature to the most marvellous caves and not at least the unique sculptures of the Museo Atlántico, the only underwater museum in Europe!
Created by the artist Jason deCaires Taylor world renowned for his underwater creations.
These unique places make diving in Lanzarote more than worth it!
The sculptures of the Museo Atlántico
The Museo Atlántico is designed to generate an artificial reef on a large scale finally complete and consists of different groups of sculptures.
√ the Rubicon, a group of 35 human figures walking towards a wall.
(the models used for these sculptures are residents of Lanzarote)
√ the famous Raft of Lampedusa, a reference to the current refugee crisis.
√ a group of children in little brass boats called Los Jolateros.
√ several hybrid sculptures (half human, half cactus)
√ the sculptures of a couple taking a selfie
√ photographers refer to the use of technology in modern society
√ a playground in which businessmen in suits play on a swing and a seesaw
√ the last piece is a human gyre which consists of 200 life-size sculptures placed in a never ending circle
The collection of statues situated in a sheltered area at a depth of 12 to 15 metres.
Diving in Lanzarote, a visit to the Museo Atlántico and a stay at Casas del Mar Lanzarote, unforgettable holiday locations next to the ocean,
is a magical experience.
This experience will hopefully lead to a better understanding of the need to value and protect our marine environment.
For divers and snorkelers
Daily divers are taken by boat to the underwater museum.
Also, snorkelers get a chance to visit the Museo Atlántico on a special snorkelling trip.
From the surface, however, you will only see the shapes of the statues, no details.
Furthermore, for people who do not have a diving license, a special program is provided to visit the Museo Atlántico.
This program consists of
√ one try dive
√ a pool session to learn a few dive skills
√ a boat dive to Museo Atlántico.
The first dive is a dive from the shore together with an instructor.
After the pool session, you will dive the Museo together with a private guide at a ratio of 2:1.
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