Garajau

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.

Encounters with Dusky groupers and rays are almost guaranteed. Be aware of current when diving from the shore.

Level

Level

  • Beginner
  • Advanced
Visibility

Visibility

  • 16 m
Current

Current

  • Light Current
  • No Current
  • Strong Current
  • Ripping Current
DIVE TYPES

DIVE TYPES

  • Night Dive
  • Drift Dive
  • Pinnacle, Needle, Seamount

Temperature & Visibility

Dives

Wildlife Diversity

Affiliated Training Center

Dive sites nearby

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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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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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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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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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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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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VidaMar House Reef

VidaMar house Reef is a shore dive with easy accessibility and is available to all divers from beginners to advanced divers.The good visibility, no current, and ease of access make this spot an excellent first dive in Madeira. It also offers an amazing night dive!

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Naufrágio (Corceira) Corveta Afonso Cerqueira

The corvette „Afonso Cerqueira“ was sunk on 04.09.2018 in front of the island Madeira. It is now a big attraction as artificial reef for divers and freedivers. All decks and rooms are accessible. The Wreck is 85 Meter long and rest in a depth of 12 - 33 Meters.

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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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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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