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Madeira Divepoint

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My first dive experience

I am 66 years old and have beeing saying for years that I would-be never go Diving. My hushband has... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Top notch Dive Team - Highly recommended

Wilfred, Konstanze, Chrissie, Xavier and all the team at Madeira Divepoint were fantastic, we felt... 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...more
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Largo Antonio Nobre | Hotel Madeira Carlton, Funchal, Madeira 9004-531, Portugal
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I am 66 years old and have beeing saying for years that I would-be never go Diving. My hushband has been Diving for 8 years. In JulybI decided to try it anyway. Wilfred gave me my first lessen and gave me the confidence. He taught...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Wilfred, Konstanze, Chrissie, Xavier and all the team at Madeira Divepoint were fantastic, we felt welcomed and very well looked after... Both my wife and I are PADI qualified but rusty as we haven't dived for 20 years so the team gave us a quick...More

Thank tim w
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I come from touristic country Croatia with 1000km of Adriatic sea coast and I never dived. Actually I am more into mountains being a ski instructor and was really scared of diving. I do not even eat anything from the sea and freak out by...More

Thank Lana1313
Reviewed 1 week ago

Brilliant staff, highly professional but extremely friendly. A must if you want to dive in Madeira. Catering from beginners right through to highly experienced Divers.

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Thank susiemac30
Reviewed 1 week ago

Another two week visit to the friendly team at Madeira Divepoint. This year I managed to meet up with some old friends for the diving.... a bit of a Britfest going on..... we had some awesome diving...... The usual team was ever present. The Boss...More

Thank pauldixon1000
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My 13 year old son did his open water here. Brilliant place. Great instructors. Thoroughly recommended.

Thank wardenhodges
Reviewed 4 weeks 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 4 weeks 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

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 7 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

Thank djandtmetcalfe
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

Thank Mike_WM1
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Jesus D
27 July 2018|
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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11 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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