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Want to learn how to be a PADI Divemaster? Come join us under the Estagiar L scheme!

Arraia Divers has a paid place available for 2018 under the Portuguese government-sponsored Estagiar L Scheme. We will take you through the training necessary to become a PADI divemaster and show you how to guide dives. You will work for

The Azores is voted the 3rd best destination for Diving!

Many thanks to everyone who voted. The Azores has been recognised as one of the best places to go diving, as recognised by the British Dive magazine. Click here to see more:http://divemagazine.co.uk/go/7863-dive-travel-awards-2017-the-winners If you take a look at the “must

November on Arraia Reef with our Forkbeards

The easterlies are blowing again, but the diving is still great on Arraia Reef. We went for a tour of our reef taking in Savoy Rock and took a look at two of our resident forkbeards. The water is still

A busy Sunday at Arraia Divers with lots going on!

A November Sunday morning with the sea like glass and we were super busy at Arraia Divers.  First thing in the morning, Andre and Geoff were completing their PADI rescue diver course under the instruction of Alex & Phil. This

November at the Lidador with Hope and Rob

October left, taking the poor weather with it.   We were out diving at the Lidador again, this time with guests from America; Hope and Rob.  We were treated to large and small octopus plus plenty of schooling seabream and kingfish. 

Still diving despite the weather

Despite the recent weather passing by, storm fronts and ex-hurricanes, which have caused a few issues at some of the dive sites, we are still diving especially on Arraia Reef and the Lidador in Angra Bay. On our most recent

Farewell to Jeremy Horst, our resident photographer

Jeremy leaves this week after almost a year diving with us. He dived almost every weekend and provided many great photos which we have shared on our website. In addition, Jeremy has been working towards his PADI Master Scuba Diver

The Rays were playing at Cinco Ribeiras

We took a couple of the guys from the base, Jeremy; our resident photographer and Matt, new to diving with us. As we descended we were greeted by a huge school of fish and were treated to the best visibility

Pictures from recent dives

Now that things have quietened down a little, we have been taking our cameras out with us again. Here are some of our favourite shots.

An early morning staff exploration dive – and a huge stingray

Phil and Alex went off exploring  on the left hand side of Arraia Reef to take a look at some of the unusual rock formations and were happy to see a huge stingray swimming from the reef!  

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