Madeira Aquarium Diving Experience
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This diving experience is especially suitable for beginners, but can also be done by experts. The Madeira Aquarium has 12 tanks and the largest is equipped for diving. Here you can swim among sharks, rays, moray eels and other fish that live in the Atlantic. The activity lasts approximately 2.5 hours and includes an experienced instructor and equipment hire.
- Dive with rays and small sharks in complete safety.
- Enjoy a small group activity
- Learn to dive from an experienced instructor
- Diving in the aquarium
- Diving equipment
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This activity allows you to dive in the aquarium's largest tank, which contains approximately 500,000 litres of water. The experience includes both an experienced instructor and all equipment hire. Another plus is the ease of understanding the explanations, as the experience is designed for small groups.
Before entering the tank, a "water baptism" is planned in the natural pools Cachalote/Velhas, located in the vicinity of the aquarium. Ideal if you have never dived before, as well as to warm up before diving in the aquarium. In total, this activity lasts approximately 2.5 hours.
The dive takes place in a safe environment and will give you the opportunity to swim with rays, moray eels and small sharks. In general, the Madeira Aquarium contains the species that live in the surrounding ocean.
The Madeira Aquarium is located inside the fort of São João Batista, in the town of Porto Moniz. Getting there is very easy: from Funchal you only need to reach São Vicente and then take the North Coastal Road (VE2). Here you will find both free and paid parking at affordable rates.