DIVE IN A DAM - EXCLUSIVE DIVES
When your passion for diving takes you to different underwater worlds... You like freshwater environments, new landscapes, different species that you cannot find in the ocean or just because it´s your thing!
This program is dedicated to taking you diving in exotic waters, surrounded by a different and rural landscape, away from the typical seaside you associate with diving. Here there are no diving centers. Before, there were villages here, people working the fields, children running free and playing on the land. Now, this is the scenario of some of the most appreciated dives for those of us who like to dive also in fresh water.
THIS EXCLUSIVE DIVE INCLUDES
Everything you need from the moment we pick you up your hotel and bring you back. Of course, your family and friends are included. That's the whole point. You will share this amazing day. You will all be going to a place not accessible to everybody. A place so beautiful, where you all will feel relaxed and blessed to visit during your holidays. The most important thing is that you all will be together. Imagine doing your favorite kind of dive, having your friends or family with you, knowing that they are also having a great time? Yes, the non-diving crew will enjoy the day and the place, doing... stuff. What is stuff? Well, rather not tell you right now, because if you know, maybe you'll think twice... That is also exclusivity in diving, this is what we call an Exclusive Dive!
Located in the Zezere River, southwest of Tomar in Santarem District, the Castelo de Bode Dam( translated is one of the tallest structures and has one of the largest reservoirs in Portugal. The construction started in 1945 and finished in 1951, since then it is been used as electric power production, water supply especially for Lisbon city, flood protection, and recreational activities. Regarding sports, we can mention windsurfing, rowing, sailing, jet ski, and of course diving. The main area is Albufeira de Castelo de Bode and due to its easy access by road makes the perfect place for all of the recreational activities. Regarding diving, we have some very interesting spots here... who would say? So, we have a village, a bridge, a mill wheel, all underwater. This Dam has breathless landscapes so do not forget your camera, for sure you will take some amazing pics home, to show your friends and family. Do not forget that you are in Portugal, so expect to find some fantastic restaurants to chill and relax after the dive.
"For most people, this is as close to being an astronaut as you'll ever get. It's leaving planet Earth behind and entering an alien world“ Mary Frances Emmons
In this Exclusive Dive, PortugalDive.com will provide transport for the entire crew and diving equipment for those who are going to dive. Lunch at a typical restaurant and activities for those who will stay at the dam beach during the dive time.
This is an exclusive program that you will never forget, you will see Portugal in an amazing way, few do. We are here for you and to help you achieve an amazing experience.