Madeira Plunge - Madeira´s New Year charity dive.
Whilst 2015 was the first Madeira Plunge, the UNOX Nieuwjaarsduik in Holland celebrated its 55th year with 45,000 participants worldwide, 40,000 of which in Holland alone.
Madeira Plunge has chosen to raise funds for Acreditar, a Portuguese charity, which supports children with cancer and their families and also acts locally in Madeira.
Madeira Plunge 2015 gathered some 135 swimmers and raised €200 from entrance fees and donations for Acreditar charity.
Complexo Balnear da Ponta Gorda
Passeio Público Marítimo, Ponta Gorda, 9000-758 Funchal
Ponta Gorda swimming complex offers sea access, swimming pool, childrens´ pool, changing rooms and bar.
How to get to Ponta Gorda Complex