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Dom Pedro Baía Club

Estrada de São Roque

9200-126 Machico

Madeira

Tel.: (+351) 291 969 500

baia.reservations@dompedro.com

 

Discover the best diving spots with Dom Pedro Hotels.

 

Dive into Madeira’s warm, clear waters and discover the best diving spots, the marine life, the reefs and the caves.

Located at the Hotel Dom Pedro Baia, the Diving Center is certified by PADI international, offering a wide range of services and courses, from diving initiation OPEN WATER DIVING to training new divers, as well as boat tours where you can observe and/or swim with dolphins.

We have an experienced team at your disposal to help you discover more than 20 diving spots on Madeira Island.

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Discover all you can see at Madeira diving spots

 

Diving Spots in Madeira

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1. Parede do Sardinha (32.73805,-16.683218)


Spot1

1. Depth > 40 mt

2. Distance > 15 min

3. Difficulty > ***

4. Classification >***

 

You can see: Giant anemones, clown shrimp and stingrays.

 

2. Baixa – Metade (32.740396,-16.696651)


Spot2

1. Depth > 30 mt

2. Distance > 15 min

3. Difficulty > **

4. Classification >****

 

You can see: Black coral, giant anemones, schools of vadigo. You may also see Mediterranean monk seals (Monachus monachus).

 

3. Baixa do Sérgio – Quinta do Lorde (32.740469,-16.711199)


Spot3

1. Depth > 15 mt

2. Distance > 10 min

3. Difficulty > *

4. Classification >***

 

You can see: There is a small cave at 15 metres where you can observe ‘Afonsinhos’. During the dive, you may also see schools of bastard grunts and garden eels.

 

4. Baixa da Cruz:


Spot4

1. Depth > 30-35 metros

2. Distance > 5 min

3. Difficulty > **

4. Classification >****

 

You can see: coral is the greatest attraction in this dive. You may also find schools of several species, namely, barracuda, nase and bastard grunts.

 

5. 3 Marias


Spot5

1. Depth >20 metros

2. Distance > 5 min do Porto de Machico

3. Difficulty > **

4. Classification > ***

 

You can see: 3 levels at the mouth of Machico bay. At the 3rd level, you can see the rare "orange-coral" and in a small cave at 15 metres, some moray eels, among other rare species.

 

6. Pedra da Beta (32.720974,-16.754753)


Spot6

1. Depth > 22 mt

2. Distance > 5 min

3. Difficulty > *

4. Classification >***

 

7. Reis Magos


Spot7

1. Depth > 16 mt

2. Distance > 15 min

3. Difficulty > *

4. Classification >****

 

You can see: Perfect for a night dive. Here you will find several species that are typical in Madeira, such as parrotfish (Thalassoma pavo), rainbow wrasse (Coris julis), canary damsel (Abudefduf luridus) and azores chromis (Chromis limbata), seastars (Ophidiaster ophidianus, Marthasterias glacialis) and sea urchins (Diadema antillarum).

 

8. Baixa de Santa Catarina


Spot8

1. Depth > 40 mt

2. Distance > 10 min

3. Difficulty > ***

4. Classification >***

 

You can see: Stronger currents and large sea rays at about 30m. Divers can go a little deeper, to 40 metres.

 

9. Galo – Reserva Marinha


Spot9

1. Depth > 30 mt

2. Distance > 20 min

3. Difficulty > **

4. Classification >****

 

In Galo, part of the Garajau Reserve, you can find passageways, small caves and moray eels.

 

10. Ponta do Oliveira Cave


Spot10

1. Depth > 23 mt

2. Distance > 20 min

3. Difficulty > **

4. Classification >****

 

You can see: This cave is a refuge for the Mediterranean monk seal (Monachus monachus). You can also observe several species of shrimps, ‘cavacos’ and moray eels.

 

11. Mamas – Reserva Marinha


Spot11

1. Depth > 30 mt

2. Distance > 30 min

3. Difficulty > **

4. Classification >****

 

12. Reserva Marinha


Spot12

1. Depth > 30 mt

2. Distance > 20 min

3. Difficulty > **

4. Classification > *****

 

13. Garajau – Reserva Marinha


Spot13

1. Depth > 26 mt

2. Distance > 25 min

3. Difficulty > **

4. Classification > *****

 

14. Bowbelle (Bom – Rei)


Spot14

1. Depth > 29 mt

2. Distance > 90 min

3. Difficulty > ***

4. Classification >*****

 

You can see:The ship Bowbelle is a refuge for schools of various species, namely bamboo fish, bastard grunts (Pomadasys incisus), sea bream (Diplodus vulgaris) and wahoo (Acanthocybium solandri).

 

 

 
 

Opening hours:

Tuesday to Friday: 9am to 6pm

Saturday and Sunday: 8am to 6pm

Closed on Monday

 

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