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Madeira Divepoint

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Largo Antonio Nobre | Hotel Madeira Carlton, Funchal, Madeira 9004-531, Portugal
+351 291 239 579
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Dolphins surprisingly close

We had a great trip out on the boat. Wetsuits and snorkels are provided and got to see lot´s of... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
wi42018
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Porto, Portugal
Disappointing and Waste of Money

I visited the centre as I wanted to do some snorkelling. I was told they do a trip where you swim... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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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 go diving in the National Underwater park, snorkeling with Dolphins or just joining us for the boat ride, you’ll find that our staff is highly trained and friendly, our boats are customized for diving and snorkeling and our facilities is first class. Come join us to see some of the most spectacular underwater world, wrecks and beautiful fish life found in Madeira.
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“dive centre” (15 reviews)
“carlton hotel” (7 reviews)
“national park” (7 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Largo Antonio Nobre | Hotel Madeira Carlton, Funchal, Madeira 9004-531, Portugal
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+351 291 239 579
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We had a great trip out on the boat. Wetsuits and snorkels are provided and got to see lot´s of Dolphins, 2 different kinds of them, coming very close to the boat, swimming / jumping along the boat and even could see some in the...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visited the centre as I wanted to do some snorkelling. I was told they do a trip where you swim with dolphins do some whale watching and some snorkelling with several types of fish. (Pictures shown of fish in water). On the day I...More

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Reviewed 6 June 2018

Really enjoyable from Wilfed, some great shore dives and even better boat dives with Miguel. The whole set up is just so good. Dive center, changing room and showers only a minute from the sea (10 meters from training pool) and a nice area to...More

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Reviewed 1 June 2018

The dive center is located below the Pestana Carlton Hotel. It has direct access to the sea and a house reef. Additionally, there is a training pool as well. I did my PADI AOWD course there in May/June 2017. The experience was very good: Instructors...More

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Reviewed 26 May 2018

We had an interest in diving for the first time and finally made the decision to do so when we were visiting Madeira and found dive point after a recommendation. Despite being our first dives (and one of us having a healthy fear of deep...More

Thank Chris A
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Reviewed 24 May 2018 via mobile

I did my open water here while my husband went on deeper dives to the National Park. The open water course dives were on the house reef, just a short walk to the peer and no boat trip needed. They were very flexible with schedules,...More

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Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

Fantastic dive centre, from the moment you walk in the door the staff are friendly and welcoming. Wether you are new or experienced they make sure you are briefed on exactly what to expect from the dive. I had 2 great dives, the first a...More

Thank Seanlol44
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Reviewed 10 May 2018

Friendly, relaxed atmosphere, but a nevertheless professional staff. And the diving is simply Atlantic! 😁

Thank Jens S
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Reviewed 24 April 2018

Fantastic dive shop. Very friendly, accommodating, and professional. I did a couple short notice dives with them and even did a Nitrox certification. And many thanks for finding the piece of my BCD that fell off during my first dive.

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Reviewed 19 April 2018

Great experience, I got my PADI certification when I visited Madeira for a short period of time, 100% professionals and dedicated in their work, highly recommended.

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Lynn00110
10 April 2018|
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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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