This is a fantastic opportunity to purchase this W3 44 passenger submarine or to acquire the complete business, situated in the beautiful marina of San Miguel, Tenerife.

The WSub3 tourist submarine, is the world's most sophisticated hi-tech tourist submarine. It has a passenger count of 44 plus 3 crew members and is built to a very high specification and designed for safety and total comfort.

The submarine has just gone through a refit and new classification for 2016, including a complete new set of windows and  includes all spares and support equipment - chargers and compressor. This is an exceptional condition throughout. this vessel has a very reliable operations record and has been built to meet stringent requirements for operations by GL/DNV.

Available for inspection and fully dive-ready and in GL class. Viewing is essential to see the quality and finish of this submarine

The Tenerife Success
The operation is building up at a steady pace. This tourist submarine is one of the islands top attractions, with no other compition on the island of Tenerife. The company and the excursion is gaining more exposure and with time we will see these numbers increase. This success has resulted, in continuous year on year expansion of the company. The business has a successful proven track record of continued financial growth. In 2014 Tenerife took 42,000 passengers, which was 7% up from 2013. This year they are already up in the first quarter of 2015 by 8%, when compared with 2014.

The main success factors of this business is the very efficiently built infrastructures (berths, tourist reception areas, gift shops etc.) and of course the near perfect climates of Tenerife, allowing all year round dives. The company was first established in Tenerife in the summer of 2007 and has no other competition on the island. The island has over 330 days of sunshine a year and has a minimum of 330 days of operational dives a year.

Our reception center has its own Terrace cafe with great views looking towards Mount Teide You will also find a shopping area where you can purchase all your souvenirs from your dive, plus much more. In the Marina there are a number of other activities such as a diving club, fishing etc.

Our submarines are designed to be 100% environmentally friendly. The submarine are powered by batteries, and we have no oils or pollutants onboard, which could either harm the marine life, or their habitat. We operate our own free bus service from all the major resorts on the island, including the North of Tenerife, to bring you down to Marina San Miguel..

This business is being offered for sale due to the owners retirement.

Tenerife submarine business consists of:
• 1 WSub3 submarine
• 2 Surface support boat
  Rental items:
• Commercial offices
• 1 Shop
• 1 Berth

• The submarines were designed and built in Finland
• They are 18.5 m long, 4 m wide and 6.5 m high
• Total weight in air is 106 tons
• Maximum operating depth is 60 m
• Capacity: 44 passengers + crew
• 22 large viewports (800mm diameter), 11 on each side
• 2 very large viewports (each end): 1600mm diameter
• Propulsion: 6 x 15 k/Watts electrical motors
• Safety features: All systems are duplicated for extra safety

Introduction into the submarine tourist industry:
In any location at which a passenger submarine operates, it is notably unique in its ability to capture a significant portion of the tourist arrivals. In some island locations, over 25% of incoming tourists will enjoy the submarine experience before they depart. The Canary Islands have perfect weather conditions for this industry, with clear waters and over 330 day of sunshine a year make this the perfect location for non stop diving.

While this operation is, indeed, extraordinarily successful, it suffices to illustrate the profit potential of a tourist submarine operating business. This tourist submarine model, has the ability to do 9 dives or more a day, with 44 passengers each dive, at around €55 per person, does not take to much working out that this can amount to over €22,000 a day operation.

The marine leisure sector is the fastest growing segment of the travel industry, as is evidenced by the success and growth of public and private aquariums and marine parks, the cruise ship industry, seaside destination resorts, harbor and dinner cruises and sport diving.

Tourist submarines constitute the only direct experience that most people will have with the undersea world. Passengers of any age and physical condition can enjoy a comfortable and safe experience that is so unique it boasts a 95+% satisfaction level.

Tourist submarines also promote environmental stewardship, for only in seeing and appreciating marine life in its natural setting can people be effectively motivated to act to protect the marine environment. And tourist submarines themselves are entirely non-polluting, with battery powered electric thrusters that emit no hydrocarbons or other effluents. The submarines operate at low speeds, and are extraordinarily maneuverable so that they never come in contact with coral reefs or marine life. In fact, these vehicles are routinely approved to operate in the most ecologically sensitive marine parks and preserves.

The owners who are looking to retire in the near future will give full training to the new buyers to make sure there is a full understanding of the business to carry on the success and growth that this tourist submaine business has achieved.

Price. €2.600,000

If you require further information regarding this business, then please contact:

Gilbert Sharrard (0034) 636366609 

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Tourist Submarine Business for Sale in Tenerife

Tenerife submarine business in top location
 Tenerife Submarine
Technical Info
Tenerife opened in 2007

Hi Tech tourist submarine

Perfect all year round climate
Top tourist attraction
Proven track record
Designed and built in Finland
Model : W-Sub Mk.3 submarine
Capacity 48 passengers, 2 crew
18.5 m long, 4 m wide
Maximum operating depth  60m
Surface control boats


Submarine Success

The success of Tenerife's tourist submarine business  is very impressive and a opportunity to obtain this marine based tourism business that has achieved tremendous financial growth from year to year.

The company and the excursions is gaining more exposure and will reach a target of over 44,000 passengers. this year.

The success of this business is attributed to careful selection of it's location for operating  and a close analysis of the tourism market trends.

There is NO other submarine competition over the entire island, making this the number one destination for all the tour operators to advertise and promote the submarine dive experience.


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