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Scuba Madeira

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Rua Gorgulho 17 | Hotel Pestana Palms, Funchal, Madeira 9000-107, Portugal
+351 291 709 227
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amazing experience and great staff and teachers

Turned up at the Palms to discover a dive centre by the sea steps.After 2 pool dives and 2 sea... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Mark L
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Norwich, United Kingdom
Re-qualifying after my time as a BSAC diver

It was a surprise, on checking into Pestana Palms, that there was a dive school underneath our... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Nick_Lumb
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Wrexham, United Kingdom
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Dive in the fascinating Underwater World of Madeira. For us scuba diving is a passion and we like to show our guests the beautiful and rich marine life in Madeira. Diving is something special for us we are placing a high value on personal attention and individualized service. Our friendly approach, the relaxed atmosphere and the flexible dive planning making scuba diving with Scuba Madeira a comfortable dive experience. We are providing diving in the National Park Garajau and in the ECO Park of Funchal, Wreck, night, cavern and FREE nitrox diving.
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Rua Gorgulho 17 | Hotel Pestana Palms, Funchal, Madeira 9000-107, Portugal
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+351 291 709 227
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Turned up at the Palms to discover a dive centre by the sea steps.After 2 pool dives and 2 sea dives (and 1 evening of study) diver no.*********gets certified . Thank you all especially Stefania for your patience, Rolf for many laughs "Mr Bond sends...More

Thank Mark L
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was a surprise, on checking into Pestana Palms, that there was a dive school underneath our bedroom. I hadn't come to dive but have enjoyed snorkelling on holiday for decades. With such an opportunity available I have now requalified with a PADI certificate. This...More

Thank Nick_Lumb
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I took a dive from here a couple of weeks ago and was very impressed with the equipment, the staff and the emphasis on safety which is vital. The centre is on the swimming pool side of the Pestana hotel and you have to enter...More

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Reviewed 30 May 2018 via mobile

This is the 4th time I have been diving with Stefan and Bruno and they are just amazing. They are very friendly but also professional. They have great knowledge about local sealife and the dive sites. Their geers are a very good quality. They also...More

Thank Gus1099
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Reviewed 12 December 2017

Stayed at the pestana and this was on site. Great days diving, although sometimes challenging getting into the boat from the shore if there is some swell - you will have to swim out to the boat. There were a couple of equipment issues, leaking...More

2  Thank AhMrBond
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Reviewed 1 November 2017

I have a PADI diver certificate since many years , but my kids and wife have never tried diving before. We booked a "Discover diving" package with the diving center at Pestana palms. I could not be more satisfied with the experience! - The staff...More

2  Thank Fredrik O
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Reviewed 26 September 2017

I have been to the Palms hotel a few times and have always seen the Scuba Diving Centre, and this time decided to give it a go! I decided to go for my PADI Open Water Diving Certificate (under no pressure from the staff -...More

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Thank rachel_aiton
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Reviewed 13 September 2017

Friendly staff. Professional service. Many opportunities. It is good idea to have your own dive mask. I recommend this place

Thank marekn109
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Reviewed 9 September 2017

Friendly people, amazing house reef, very welcoming staff and well organised boat trips. What else would you expect? Yet another pleasant experience amongst divers from all over the Europe

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Thank Sylvester W
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Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

A nice trip with seeing the whales and swimming with dolphins as a highlight. It was spoilt somewhat by 30 minutes of our allotted 2hrs being taken up clearing plastic from the ocean. No refund or additional time so felt a little cheated.

Thank Russell F
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Response from MadeiraDivepoint | Property representative |
Hello, thank you for the e-mail! Sorry for asking but we just changed the website, what course did you booked online? You also can contact us on info(at)scuba-madeira com Best regards, Ralf
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Response from MadeiraDivepoint | Property representative |
Hello, the water temp. in April will be a 18 ° C, just contact us on your arival on the island for your reservation, regards Stefan
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Response from MadeiraDivepoint | Property representative |
Hallo Chris If you visit us at our website scuba-madeira you find all the information you need. If you have some more questions please contact us!All the best, Ralf
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