Baixa da Cadeia

MACHINE TRANSLATION: Underwater mountain with depth between 0m and 14m at its top and with walls ranging from 16m to 23m deep. A place where we can still find a part of a plane that had an accident here.

MACHINE TRANSLATION: We can find several fish and other aquatic animals, such as octopus, cuttlefish and also rays. During the night dive it is a place with immense life.

Level

Level

  • Beginner
Visibility

Visibility

  • 16 m
Current

Current

  • Light Current
  • No Current
DIVE TYPES

DIVE TYPES

  • Night Dive
  • Snorkeling
  • Macro Spot

Temperature & Visibility

Dives

Wildlife Diversity

Affiliated Training Center

Dive sites nearby

Located offshore from Machico village, in front of 3 Marias dive site, Baixa da Cruz is less than 100 meters from the shore. This dive begins at just 3 meters, with a small peak and gets deeper until reaching 35 meters on a sandy bottom.

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Reis Magos

A favorite site for photographers! A wonderful easy diving spot directly in front of the diving center with excellent visibility and no currents so it is perfect for beginners, as well as experienced divers.

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Ponta do Altar

Parede Rochosa com um fundo misto de rocha e areia. Várias rochas de grandes dimensões emergem do fundo e abrigam diversos animais. Local sem correntes.

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Blue Hole

One of the most popular dive sites in Madeira! The entry point is directly at the promenade Reis Magos, in Canico de Baixo. The site can be dived from land as well as by boat.

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MANTA DIVE CENTER

The dive site is located directly at the bay Galo Resort and the entrance via ladder is well suited for beginners. Entry can be challenging with waves. You can explore the small cave, search the wall for sea creatures, or undertake an anemone tour, there is much to discover here.

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Lavafinger - Galo

The dive site is located directly at the dive center and the entrance is well suited for beginners. Whether you explore the small cave, search the wall for sea creatures, or undertake an anemone tour, there is much to discover here.

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The reef is located directly in the underwater park of Madeira and is also called “Amphitheatre““. The diving depths vary between 10 and 24 meters.

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Baía dos Porcos

One of the most popular and beautiful dive sites in Madeira. The entrance is at 8 meters and the exit at 18 meters. You can expect a wonderful play of colors of the light reflections.

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This site is one of the most popular dive sites on Madeira Island, located around 100 meters offshore. The sea bed consists of a sandy bottom where huge rock formations lie creating the perfect environment for the famous Dusky grouper.

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Azul House Reef is a beautiful dive full of fantastic biodiversity. What makes this site special, however, is the volcanic caves and rock formations. The bottom topography changes throughout the dive from sand and rocks to isolated blocks of coral and even caves. This is an exciting site for beginners and experienced divers alike, with a max depth of 18 meters.

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