Here are FAQs about diving in general. Please contact us at if you have any questions not covered below.

Diving in Lanzarote is exceptional, boasting clear waters with visibility up to 40 meters, warm subtropical temperatures, and a rich variety of marine life. Its unique volcanic rock formations create stunning underwater landscapes, making it a top diving destination in Europe.

To scuba dive in Lanzarote, the minimum age is 8 years. At this age, you can dive to a maximum depth of 2 meters. At 10 years you can be certified as a Junior Open Water Diver, with dives accompanied by a certified adult to a maximum depth of 12 meters. Divers aged 12-14 also require adult supervision during dives.

The Underwater Museum of Lanzarote, known as Museo Atlántico, is situated at a depth of 12 to 14 meters, making it accessible for both divers and snorkelers looking for a unique underwater experience near Playa Blanca.

The statues under the sea in Lanzarote belong to the Museo Atlántico, an underwater museum featuring sculptures by renowned artist Jason deCaires Taylor. Positioned near Playa Blanca, it is a unique attraction for divers and serves as an artificial reef promoting marine life.

The first underwater museum in Europe is the Museo Atlántico, located in the protected waters off the coast of Lanzarote within its UNESCO World Biosphere Reserve, catering to both divers and snorkelers.

Yes, Playa Blanca is excellent for snorkeling, offering crystal-clear waters with high visibility and a diverse marine life. With calm coves and beautiful beaches, it’s an ideal spot for snorkelers of all levels to explore underwater wonders.

Yes, snorkeling is possible at the Museo Atlántico Lanzarote. Snorkelers are welcome to explore the surface above the sculptures, although visibility of detailed features is better for scuba divers.

A PADI certification is lifelong and does not expire. However, it’s recommended to take the PADI ReActivate™ refresher course if you’ve been out of the water for some time to ensure you maintain your diving skills and safety knowledge.

PADI stands for the Professional Association of Diving Instructors, the world’s leading scuba diver training organization known for its comprehensive certification programs and dedication to safe, enjoyable diving experiences.

Freediving is the act of diving underwater on a single breath, without the use of breathing apparatus. It combines discipline and control as divers test their limits of endurance and depth while exploring the marine environment.

Yes, you can learn to freedive regardless of your experience level. Training with a certified instructor is key to building your skills safely. For courses and personalized guidance, contact us 

A Scuba Diver is certified to dive up to 12 meters under professional supervision, while an Open Water Diver can independently dive with a buddy up to 18 meters. The Open Water certification denotes a higher level of training and diving freedom.

An Open Water Diver is certified to dive up to a maximum depth of 18 meters (60 feet). This limit ensures safety for divers who have completed the Open Water certification. For those looking to explore deeper, additional training is available through the Advanced Open Water Diver certification.

The PADI Open Water exam is designed to be accessible to learners with thorough instruction. With a high-quality dive instructor from Dive College Lanzarote, who will explain all diving theories clearly, students typically find the exam straightforward and manageable.

Some medical conditions could stop you from diving. Please check this medical questionnaire carefully before you book any scuba diving or freediving program

The price for certified divers is 56 euros including the equipment

Yes, we have a special program for people who want to visit the underwater museum without a diving certificate.

With PADI eLearning, you can start with the theory immediately after we have activated your course online. This way, you only do the practical sessions during your time with us