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Madeira Divepoint

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“dive centre”(17 reviews)
“carlton hotel”(8 reviews)
“national park”(7 reviews)
Madeira Divepoint is located in the Pestana Hotel Madeira Carlton and is the only PADI 5 Star Training Facility and Dive Resort in Madeira. The dive – center has a fantastic ocean front location on the south side of Madeira. Whether you are like to...more
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Largo Antonio Nobre | Hotel Madeira Carlton, Funchal, Madeira 9004-531, Portugal
+351 291 239 579
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Reviewed 25 January 2019

Was privileged to use services of Madeira Divepoint while my vacation in Funchal. Stayed there for a week and had 4 dives, 1 dive per day. January is not exactly a touristic month over there, and in 2 out of 4 dives I was their...More

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Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 10 January 2019

Friendly team with good equipment, reasonable value, coldish water and not a great deal of fish, but nice naval corvette wreck with some barracuda and jacks, normally more garoupa around, but I am used to Asia..More

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Date of experience: December 2018
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MadeiraDivepoint, Geschäftsführer at Madeira Divepoint, responded to this reviewResponded 19 January 2019

Hello, thanks for your positive comment and that you liked the dive with us, since the wreck was only sunk in Sept. 2018 it is still improving in fish life, looking forward to your next visit, then try the nature reserve with lot´s more fish...More

Reviewed 9 January 2019

My good friend and I dove with Madeira Divepoint twice in the last week. We did a shore dive one day and dove the wreck “ALFONSO” on the second dive. In both cases, the service provided by the staff was excellent. I planned the dives...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Jeremy W
Reviewed 14 December 2018

I enrolled with Madeira Divepoint having seen them carrying out training another person at the Carlton Hotel swimming pool back in 2017.I was 68 years old at that time and not a confident swimmer and very uncomfortable, in fact I was terrified, of being in...More

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Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 13 December 2018 via mobile

I did a beginners dive with the team at Madeira divepoint which was excellent and I felt in very safe and capable hands throughout! The dive instructor Chrissy made sure I felt safe and comfortable with everything in the pool after a 5 minute session...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank 274lizzieg
Reviewed 9 December 2018 via mobile

Great staff very good setup and service. Great place to do your open water padi in 100% safe hands and thera most of all . So many thanks Wilfred and see you all next year . All the best ..

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank cockerill1967
Reviewed 2 December 2018

Excellent dive centre. Everybody was very friendly, the dive trips are well organised and generally only a short boat trip away. There are a couple of good wrecks, and plenty of good reef sites. Also a shore dive right by the dive centre which doesn't...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank nickg13
Reviewed 23 November 2018

The team at Madeira Divepoint are very friendly, patient for beginners like myself and very informative while keeping it fun. The location is ideal with diving allowing you to get up close to the varied aquatic life. Impressed with our trainer picking up rubbish /...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank c0linduncan
Reviewed 11 November 2018

Friendly, helpful, competent the folks at Madeira Divpoint are great. Good location, easy acess, warm showers after diving.If i return to Madeira I will dive again with Divepoint.

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Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 20 October 2018 via mobile

The guys at Madeira Dive Point were all very nice and patient, so we all got our Scuba diver and open water license. Would def come back for a dive, if we go to Madeira again

Date of experience: October 2018
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Jesus D
27 July 2018|
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Response from MadeiraDivepoint | Property representative |
Hello, yes you can dive from 10 years on, just contact us on your arrival on Madeira for your timing, regards Wilfried
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10 April 2018|
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Response from MadeiraDivepoint | Property representative |
Hello, we dive daily from shore and boat all dives are guided from an instructor. When junior Open Water Divers reach the age of 15, their credentials are then automatically upgraded to the Open Water Diver certification... More
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