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Aquaholics Dive Centre

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| The Beach, Port Barton, San Vicente, Palawan Island 5309, Philippines
+63 929 628 0425
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I had an amazing time with the Aquaholics dive crew. Martin made it fun even if it was raining the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Kimmmmmmmmieeee
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Marikina, Philippines
Very friendly crew!

Nice, easy diving here in Port Barton. Aquaholics have a great boat crew - friendly and always... read more

Reviewed 12 June 2018
Fruchle
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Perth, Australia
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We provide both dive courses (SSI) and specialty courses such as deep and wreck diving as well as diving for certified divers. Our dive shop is in the beautiful town of Port Barton. We are situated on the beach next to Summer Homes.
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| The Beach, Port Barton, San Vicente, Palawan Island 5309, Philippines
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I had an amazing time with the Aquaholics dive crew. Martin made it fun even if it was raining the whole time we were out in the ocean. It was worth it.

Thank Kimmmmmmmmieeee
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Martyn John C, Director of Sales at Aquaholics Dive Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thanks so much Kimmmmmneeeee. You thought it was raining then.....you should see it now ! Wet wet wet ! Thanks again for your kind words. Martyn and the Aquaholic team

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Reviewed 12 June 2018

Nice, easy diving here in Port Barton. Aquaholics have a great boat crew - friendly and always helpful. I was here just fun diving, and I had a lovely time!

Thank Fruchle
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Martyn John C, Director of Sales at Aquaholics Dive Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 13 June 2018

Hey Mike thanks so much for taking the time to leave such a nice review soooo very much appreciated and personally I also enjoy our discussions. Hope you stick around a bit longer ! Martyn and the Aquaholic team

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Reviewed 28 May 2018

Martyn is very professional, approachable, attentive to needs and provides outstanding service. Anyone can dive under Martyn's guide! Save up a day or two to dive in Port Barton with Martyn while planning your itinerary to the Philippines. You wont regret!

Thank Eileen W
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Martyn John C, Director of Sales at Aquaholics Dive Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 28 May 2018

Eileen thank you so much for taking the time to leave such a nice review. I think I may use this review whenever I get a potential nervous student! Martyn and the Aquaholic team

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Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

We spend a day diving with aquaholics. Keith -the owner- is a really nice guy. We did 3 dives, one in an easy (but wonderful) wreck, another in a reef and the last one between a sandy area with plenty of Coral. Was a really...More

Thank Su T
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Martyn John C, Director of Sales at Aquaholics Dive Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 28 May 2018

Thank you so much for your very very kind words and fantastic review. With regard to your comments regarding salaries; I am in total agreement with your comments and sadly you are correct with your observations in most cases. I am pleased to tell you...More

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Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

We strongly believe in quality and service and Martyn and his team always delivers on both with every guest that we recommend their diving services to. Dining guests even return to thank us for the recommendation. You can't beat a well rounded experience and these...More

Thank RobM68
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Martyn John C, Director of Sales at Aquaholics Dive Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 28 May 2018

Rob and Jackie we cant thank you enough for your very kind words. Like yourselves we strive to deliver a quality service and from our Trip ratings we both appear to be achieving it ! I am so glad many of our customers become your...More

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Reviewed 26 May 2018 via mobile

My boyfriend did three try dives with MARTYN while I did three fun dives. Martyn was extremely patient with my bf who was having issues equalizing. He could of just gave up after first dive but he encouraged Alan to try n try again. By...More

Thank Amber-Jean R
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Martyn John C, Director of Sales at Aquaholics Dive Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 27 May 2018

Wow what a fantastic review and thanks so much. Yes I got the tip but spent it the same night !It was really nice to meet you and I want to hear more about the Siquijor tip so eill e mail you. Thanks so much...More

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Reviewed 25 May 2018 via mobile

Our guide Cal was an excellent spotter of critters large and small. Great dives, especially at Shark Point and Middle Rock. The instructor, Martyn, took our niece for discover scuba dives and had her hooked on getting her open water certification. And she completed it...More

Thank Sandra T
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Martyn John C, Director of Sales at Aquaholics Dive Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 26 May 2018

Hi Sandra and Chris and thanks so much for your amazing review. Nadiya was also a great student. I am hoping you will come back so we can continue to complete going through the Mohitos ! Stay in touch. Martyn and the Aquaholic team

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Reviewed 17 May 2018 via mobile

The best profetional diving place in palawan, Marthin has knowledge and atidue to explain and show the ways

Thank Yosek C
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Martyn John C, Director of Sales at Aquaholics Dive Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 17 May 2018

Thank you so much for your very kind words. Very much appreciated that we please so many of your diving customers ! Thanks again Martyn and the Aquaholic team

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Reviewed 8 May 2018

After having read so many good reviews on Aquaholics dive center, 5 of us decided to book for the next day. Luckily, Martyn was available! This first diving experience was amazing. Martyn is very friendly and proficient. I strongly recommend!More

Thank Valentin L
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Martyn John C, Director of Sales at Aquaholics Dive Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2018

How kind of you and Pascal to leave such a fantastic review. I really enjoyed my day with all five of you as none of you gave me any cause for concern at all. All of you were just great. Thanks so much. Martyn and...More

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Reviewed 7 May 2018

Interesting, challenging, eco-responsible, professional, safe and last but not least, Amazing! We arrived in Port Barton on a Tuesday afternoon and left on the following Thursday. Having searched on the internet what could be done in Port Barton, this unbelievably well rated Aquaholics Dive center...More

Thank Pascal D
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Martyn John C, Director of Sales at Aquaholics Dive Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2018

Wow and double wow......what a fantastic review. Such a well thought out one also. You were all really fab group and I really enjoyed my time on that day with all of you. Just make sure you complete the remaining work and let me know...More

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SammyFlorez
11 January 2018|
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Response from Melinda H | Reviewed this property |
Try diving with Aquaholics is 5000 pesos plus tip. It includes 3 dives and lunch. The dives includes one for learning, one ship wreck, and one coral reef. That may vary depending on weather and conditions.
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keolo
13 July 2017|
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Response from Martyn John C | Property representative |
Hi there! The sampler is for people who have never dived before or what we call uncertified or discover or try divers. Yes we often take snorkelers providing we have the space and we charge 500 php which includes lunch. Hope... More
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AriaUK
2 March 2016|
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Response from Martyn John C | Property representative |
We sure do take newbies. I have 7 students in next 7 days (4 today) None have been in the water before. They and you have a choice...simply do a one day taster where you will go on up to 3 dives 5500 php...at the end no exam... More
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