photos from our Albufeira diving trips
Scuba diving in the heart of the Algarve!
From our PADI registered centre in Albufeira marina we offer daily departures to more than twenty spectacular dive sites with trips for both novice and experienced divers. We also offer PADI diving courses from beginners to dive masters. The philosophy of our Albufeira diving centre is to offer diving activities and equipment of the highest standards of quality, safety and service possible and a strong emphasis on the preservation of the underwater environment. You can also come snorkelling (€30pp).
Albufeira is one of the most popular seaside towns in the Algarve and offers easy access to all the best diving locations on our coast. We offer you a wide range of diving experiences from diving amidst wrecks, caves and artificial reefs to an abundance of shallow, scenic, and shore dive sites. Its wealth of fascinating marine life, beautiful coastline and year round sunshine combine to make Albufeira a top diving destination.
Albufeira Diving for Experienced Divers
If you're a certified divers you can choose between reef diving, cave diving, deep diving, wall diving, night diving, wreck diving and diving at artificial reefs- twenty stunning sites to choose from. If you tell us a bit about your experience and interests we'd be happy to recommend some Albufeira diving trips for you.
Dives from €40.
Albufeira Diving Courses
At the Albufeira diving school we offer taster sessions and a full range of PADI diving courses in English, Portuguese or Spanish. Please email us
for advice on the best course for you.
Discover Scuba Diving
If you never tried diving before now's your opportunity. This course includes diving theory and swimming pool practice, following by a dive in the sea. All equipment is provided and a support boat is on hand (minimum age 10 years) €100pp.
PADI Scuba Diver An intensive 2 day course- by the end of your holiday you can be a certified diver! Day 1 is theory and pool practice, on day 2 you'll do 2 dives in the sea to put your new found skills into practice! With this certificate you can dive to a maximum depth of 12 metres accompanied by a divemaster or instructor. The course includes: manual, registration, and certificate (minimum 10 years) €290.
PADI Open Water Diver Pass this 4 day course and earn a ceritificate allowing you to dive up to 18m anywhere in the world! In the first 2 days you study 5 theory modules followed by an exam and practice in the pool, the other 2 days you do 4 dives in open water. The course includes: manual, registration, and certificate (minimum 10 years), €390.
Advanced Diving Courses Already a diver? At the Albufeira diving school you can deepen your knowledge and experience with the PADI Advanced Open Water Diver course, PADI Rescue Diver course, Emergency First Response course and last but not least the PADI Divemaster course for aspiring dive leaders. Please contact us for more information
Albufeira Diving and Accommodation Packages
We work with good local hotels to help you arrange accommodation for your Albufeira diving holiday- please ask for prices. If you're travelling with non-diving friends or family there is lots for them to do in Albufeira with excursions including boat trips, jeep tours, dolphin watching, water parks, horse riding, shopping centres and much more.
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Albufeira diving photos copyright: Nuno Penas