Scuba Courses

Mondays and Thursdays

Tenerife is the perfect destination to learn how to dive, with excellent visibility and good conditions all year round.

Dive Courses

We have some great dive sites for more advanced dives, which can be found all over the island. This makes Tenerife ideal for both entry level courses and continuous education.

Xwander offers a variety of scuba diving courses of all levels, taught by experienced and passionate dive instructors. Our dive programs feature everything from beginner classes to divemaster courses.
Group sizes are always kept small, in order to focus on personalized attention, safety and premium service.

Learn how to dive and take your diving to the next level with us!
We can help you choose the program that fits your needs.

If you’ve always wanted to try scuba diving, but aren’t ready to become a fully certified diver yet, then this is for you.

Disccover Scuba Diving is a fun and easy way to try recreational open water diving for the first time. No experience is necessary to join the program. Xwander will provide the scuba equipment and an experienced guide, who will ensure your first underwater adventure is both safe and enjoyable.

Duration: 1 day
Price: 105 euros
Dives included: 2
Minimum age: 8 years

If you want to get a dive certificate, but don’t have time to dedicate your whole holiday to diving, this is the perfect course for you!

The whole program takes just two days and you still get to learn all the basic skills required to dive in a safe and sound manner, plus some theoretical knowledge about the scuba equipment and the underwater world.

Duration: 2 days
Price: 274 euros
Open water dives included: 2
Pool dives included: 1
Level of certification: Maximum depth of 12 meters, accompanied by a dive professional
Minimum age: 10 years

The PADI Open Water course is by far the most popular entry level dive course in the world. You will be trained to dive independently, together with a buddy, and learn all the necessary skills required. The course is comprehensive and normally features 4 full days packed with diving, as well as online independent theory study.

Duration: 3-5 days (Normally 4 days)
Price: 457 euros
Open water dives included: 4
Pool dives included: 2
Level of certification: Maximum depth of 18 meters
Minimum age: 10 years

If you want to take your diving to the next level, this is the easiest way to extend your maximum depth to 30 meters. You will gain access to a whole new world of dive sites and wrecks. The Adventure Diver Course will also help you develop your diving skills in your own areas of interests, as you get to choose 3 adventure dives. We offer Deep Dive, Underwater Photography, Wreck Dive, Underwater Scooter, Enriched Air, Night Dive, Underwater Navigation, Search and Recover, Dry Suit, Peak Performance Buoyancy, Altitude Dive and many more.

Duration: 1-2 days (Normally 2 days)
Price: 237 euros
Open water dives included: 3
Pool dives included: 2
Level of certification: Maximum depth of 30 meters (if you chose Deep Dive)
Minimum age: 10 years
Prerequisites: An entry level Scuba Diving certificate from a recognized training organization

Taking the Advanced Open Water Course is a great way to explore new types of diving and improve your skills in your own favorite areas. You will get to learn more advanced dive skills, which will help you get much more comfortable and confident in the water.

A whole new underwater world unfolds as you get certified to dive to 30 meters and gain access to advanced dive sites all over the world. Included in the course is a deep dive and a navigation dive, as well as 3 more adventure dives of your choice.

Duration: 2 days
Price: 237 euros
Open water dives included: 5
Pool dives included: 5
Level of certification: Maximum depth of 30 meters
Minimum age: 12 years
Prerequisites: An entry level Scuba Diving certificate from a recognized training organization

Take your passion for diving and turn it into a profession. As a divemaster, you get paid to do what you love. Upon completing the course, you will be able to guide certified divers and assist in the training of new divers. You will practice and develop professional level skills in all areas of diving. We will train you in Dive Business and Career building, Diver safety and Risk Management, Mapping dive sites and conducting dive briefings, How to teach diving and Skin Diver courses, Organizing Deep dives and search and recovery dives, plus many more skills.

In short, you will learn all it takes to be a professional diver.

Duration: Varies
Price: Varies
Open water dives included: Varies
Minimum age: 18 years
Prerequisites: 40 logged dives, Medical statement signed by physician, CPR & First Aid training

The best way to really evolve as a diver, is to learn how to look after yourself and other divers. You will find that as you become a rescue diver, you also improve your own skills and become a much more aware and confident diver. Many divers consider the rescue diver course as the most rewarding and fun course of them all. To become a rescue diver, you need a CPR and First Aid certificate. We offer both these as part of the rescue diver course. The life saving techniques you learn throughout the course will prepare you to respond to real life emergency situations, both under and above the water.

Duration: 3-4 days
Price for rescue diver course: 394 euros
Price for rescue diver course + CPR and First Aid: 479 euros
Open water dives included: 2-3
Minimum age: 12 years
Prerequisite: At least Adventure Diver and completed Navigation Dive

Taking a Specialty Diver Course is the ultimate way to develop extraordinary skills in your favorite areas of diving, and explore new types of diving as well. You can learn how to penetrate wrecks, master diving in a dry suit, or get specialized in underwater photography. Choose between Altitude Diver, Deep Diver, Underwater Photographer, Enriched Air Diver, Wreck Diver, Diver Propulsion Vehicle and many more. The layout of the course will depend on what specialty you choose.

Duration: Varies
Price: Varies
Open water dives included: Varies
Minimum age: Varies

As you get the highest level of certification in recreational diving, you become part of an elite group of Scuba Divers. The course requires significant experience in diving and specialty training in various areas. Fewer than 2 percent of divers ever achieve this rating.

The layout of the course will depend on your previous diving experience and what specialties you choose.

Duration: Varies
Price: Varies
Open water dives included: Varies
Minimum age: 18 years
Prerequisites: 40 logged dives, Medical statement signed by physician, CPR & First Aid training

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Your guides

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Garry La Roche
PADI Master Scuba Diver Trainer FEDAS Instructor CMAS Two Star Instructor FAUI instructor

Speciality Instructor for Enriched Air, Wreck Diving, Deep Diving, Underwater Photography

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Andreas Anderssen
PADI Master Scuba Diver Trainer SSI Divecontrol Specialist

Speciality Instructor for Enriched Air, Wreck Diving, Deep Diving, Underwater Photography

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Joni Kautto
PADI Master Instructor CMAS Two Star Instructor TDI Rebreather & Technical Diving Instructor