Courses in Gran Canaria, Spain

About Gran Canaria

Gran Canaria, one of the 7 main Canary Island, a paradise island with a variety of landscapes, a continent in miniature. It offers exotic fauna and flora, Sahara-like dunes, mountains, charming old fishing villages, volcanic craters, beautiful coastlines and spectacular beaches. Gran Canaria is a miniature continent where centuries of rich history meet natural spots of great beauty. One only needs to tour the 21 towns on the island to feel inside another world. A restless island that changes its aspect at the turn of the road. Our dive center is ideally located on the Taurito Beach, close to several restaurants, shops and a water park


Summer from 26 to 28 °C
Winter from 22 to 25 °C


There is a wide selection of accommodation in Gran Canaria in Taurito and close to us. Gran Canaria ranging from camps and apartments through the hotels. The below listed hotels are most conveniently located.

We can book for our IDC candidates accommodation in one of the Paradise Hotels lokated just next to pur diving school DELPHINUS; Paradise Lago Taurito ***, Paradise Costa Taurito **** or Paradise Valle Taurito*** located in Taurito, very close to the beach and our dive center, or apartments Monseñor in Playa del Cura or in Puerto de Mogan, only 10 minute drive to Taurito.

Instructor Development Course

The Instructor Development Course will take place at the 5 Star Instructor Development Dive Center DELPHINUS in Gran Canaria, located on south west side of the island, directly on the beach in Taurito. Fantastic, family-friendly environment at the base makes the participants of our courses parts of our family.

“Everyone dives, we do it with a passion.”

Theory classes

Classes will be held in a classroom at the Dive Centre or in conference room in the hotel just next to us. The room sits 6 people comfortably, conference room 15-20 person. It is a comfortable place to hold classes, make briefings and debriefings. The dive school also provides access to WiFi.

Confined Water exercises and Open Water Exercises

Temperature of the water in the ocean 23ºC

Water temperature in the pools 25-26ºC

Instructor Exam

Examinations usually take 2 days and take place in Gran Canaria. For more information you check out our website.