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Diving in San Sebastian de la Gomera

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When to go to San Sebastian de la Gomera

Diving in San Sebastian de la Gomera is possible all year round. The rainiest period is from November to January. Average air temperature is about 18C/64F in winter and 24C/75F in summer. Water temperature in winter is around 18C/64F and in summer 24C/75F. The visibility is good: 10-30m/32-98ft. The currents may vary from slight to medium.

 

What to see

There is a wide variety of fish, such as trumpetfish, roncadoras, barracuda, Turkish wrasse, octopus, nudibranchs, star puffers, parrotfish, morays, groupers, shrimp, lobsters, blennies, arrowhead crabs, garden eels, goatfish, lizardfish, scorpionfish, sea cucumbers, corals and sponges.

Scuba diving in San Sebastian de la Gomera

San Sebastián de la Gomera is the capital of La Gomera Island in the Canary Islands. It is a thriving commercial port that serves ferry routes to the islands of Tenerife, La Palma, and El Hierro. The closest airport is Tenerife South from where you got to go to Los Cristianos and take a ferry to La Gomera. The town has excellent tourist facilities, an appealing historic center, and many sights and monuments of interest, such as the churches of La Asunción and Ermita de San Sebastián, Torre del Conde, Casa del Colón, Pozo de La Aguada and Museo-Casa de Colón (the house of Christopher Columbus, who stayed here). The highlight of the place is its beautiful, clear blue water, making it one of the best diving in the Canary Islands. San Sebastián de la Gomera’s undersea world offers bizarre rock formations, cliffs and sandy planes as well as diverse fauna. This is a good place to do drift, cave, reef and deep diving. Most of the dive sites are easily accessible from dive centers.

Most popular dive sites

Among the most interesting dive sites near San Sebastian de la Gomera are Roque del Herrero, Punta Cascante, Cala Canteras and Punta Gaviota.