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Azul Diving Center

386 reviews
Canical, Portugal
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About Azul Diving Center
Azul Diving Center Madeira is a top service SSI and PADI dive center and water activities located at Quinta do Lorde Resort - Hotel - Marina on beautiful Ponta Sao Lourenco,Madeira Island. Our focus is on custom-tailored dive and snorkel trips, individual training and small, fun groups of people! Enjoy a morning or afternoon dive in our stunning house reef, easy accessible from the beach or our jetty. We do offer also Kayak Tour in one of the most beautiful coastline in the world such as the "Ponta de São Lourenço Natural Reserve". Don't forget our whale watching tours, one of the best experience you can have in Madeira!
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Whales and Dolphins watching Tour in the best area of Madeira!
3 reviews
Ponta de São Lourenço Natural Reserve is known by the scientific community as the area with the highest concentration of cetacean of Madeira (statistic 2018). We do have a 99% successful tours with a wide variety of different animals including the famous Monk Seal, the rarest seal on earth.
Come aboard our super fast speed-boat and get a close-up looks at these magnificent animals. We can get faster and closer than any other boat or catamaran.
Combine the enjoyment of speed, spectacular views of the coastline and get up close to the marine life in their natural habitat.
Why with us?
- 99% chance of spotting whales or dolphins
- Tour in the area with the highest concentration of cetacean of Madeira
- Learn about marine mammals
- Get your best photographs of these magnificent creatures
- Admire the bright green island landscape from the water
- Enjoy a boat ride out on the blue ocean
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$51.09 per adult
Guided Kayak and Snorkeling Tour in Ponta de São Lourenço
Madeira is famous for its crystal-clear waters and spectacular Atlantic scenery, but to fully appreciate the island’s natural beauty you have to take to the waves. On this morning or afternoon tour, kayak along the coastline with your guide and discover natural caves hidden in the cliffs. With all equipment provided, swim and snorkel with Abra Bay’s colorful fish, and enjoy family-friendly adventure in Madeira’s aquatic wilderness.
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$68.13 per adult
Kayak Tour in Baia D'Abra Madeira
7 reviews
Spend some time soaking up the sun on a kayaking tour in the cool waters of the Atlantic Ocean. Paddle along the coastline of Madeira, discover hidden caverns and creeks, and enjoy the beauty of Ponta de São Lourenço during this 2.5-hour ocean kayak tour. The tour is suitable for all ages and skill levels and guests are accompanied by a professional guide.
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$45.42 per adult
12 reviews
On this snorkeling adventure in Ponta de São Lourenço, you’ll save time researching the best places to find marine life, as you’ll be taken by speedboat to three fantastic snorkeling spots. You won’t have to worry about safety, as you’ll have an experienced guide to give you a safety briefing, and snorkeling advice. Pack light as snorkeling equipment is included, and see the incredible views of the cliffs of Baia D’Abra.
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$28.39 per adult
6 reviews
Discover the amazing sensation of scuba diving in the sparkling blue sea of Madeira. Explore new worlds, make new friends, and enjoy a unique activity.
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$90.83 per adult
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Dived with Azul diving in May. The water was still cold. The dive centre was well organised, splitting the group according to level, which is good as you don't want to have to surface too soon as an experienced diver. Very friendly staff.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Seehearsmelltouch
Reviewed 1 week ago
Review of: TRY SCUBA DIVING

Great experience foe diving. The house reef provide great diving opportunities to see lots of types of fishes. No need to go far to see a lot! Close location to the hotel creates very nice condition for night dives! Try it there ! Also mt...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank ChristopheG91Fr
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Review of: TRY SCUBA DIVING

I was in Madeira for a few days. So i took the opportunity to go diving. I made an online reservation and god a quick response. When I arrived I got a nice welcome and a good briefing of the dive itself. The equipement and...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Nicolas M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had an incredible experience with Azul Diving! We specifically sought them out to swim with dolphins because of their quiet location. The staff is professional, welcoming, and qualified. We appreciated their respect for the animals and the habitat. Jo was a fantastic and informative...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank aftonn11
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A great thing to do. We did not have a lot of experience with snorkling, and had a lot of questions. Azul Diving answered all of them quickly via e-mail. Their written English skills was very good. Our italian guide Marco spoke briliant English and...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Martin A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Review of: TRY SCUBA DIVING

Great dive, and wonderful team. They really took care of the beginners and had patience with them. Even from the shore there was a lot to see including a large Barracuda and an Octopus. They have a great sea pool to do some basic training...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank W9496ZYmartinc
Reviewed March 10, 2019 via mobile

Fantastic. There is no other word. We went to Azul for a first dive ever and this proved to be an awesome experience. The team, Marco and Cecile, is amazing, friendly and very open. They both speak English and French. The monitor, Marco was clear,...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Pierrebvy
Reviewed March 1, 2019 via mobile
Review of: TRY SCUBA DIVING

Excellent introduction to scuba diving. Started with some theory, then moved to an outdoor pool, and finally into the sea. Loved it!

Thank ShaneAnth0ny
Reviewed February 23, 2019

Did my Scuba diver course with Marco realy nice guy. Enjoyed the course fun all the way. Marco was easy to get on with. Explained things well and made it fun. I was going to take additional dives with him but the weather was not...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Experience820666
Reviewed February 2, 2019
Review of: TRY SCUBA DIVING

Marco was great. Clear, informed briefing before a quick pool dive, followed by a dive on the house reef. Good equipment, good facilities and very friendly and competent dive instructor. I plan to go to Azul on my next trip to Madeira.

Date of experience: January 2019
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John L
June 24, 2016|
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Response from Colleen B | Reviewed this property |
We hired a scooter for 20€/day to get there. It was great for exploring along the coast- Canical & Machico, and stopping for photos. Rent-a-scooter is just in downtown Funchal. Helmets and storage box included.
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Mizki469
May 5, 2016|
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Response from AzulDivingMadeira | Property representative |
Yes, all diving programs starts from 8yrs old. Of course adapted to the relative age.
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