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Coral Dive & Adventure

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Magallenes Street, Zamboanguita, Dumaguete City, Negros Oriental 6218, Philippines
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Amazing dives

We had two great dive trips, one for night dive and second for Apo island diving, both was amazing... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Tomáš B
Epic dive vacation

I recently spent 3 weeks in Zamboanguita, Negros Oriental for a scuba-oriented vacation. During... read more

Reviewed March 29, 2018
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We are a PADI Dive Resort and from our Zamboanguita base within the White Chocolate Hills Resort we are best placed to meet your Dumaguete diving needs. We conduct dives locally (Dauin / Zamboanguita) and at Apo Island. With our own professional team we can offer you PADI dive courses from Introductory Discover Scuba Diving up to professional Divemaster rating. Our own Bangka boat ensures we can cater for 15 divers at any one time for a day of adventure. Our boat comes equipped with a host of safety features including satellite phone, GPS and emergency oxygen. Ask us about our Dumaguete (Dauin, Zamboanguita and Apo Island) diving schedules as well as the accommodation options you can take advantage of.
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Magallenes Street, Zamboanguita, Dumaguete City, Negros Oriental 6218, Philippines
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had two great dive trips, one for night dive and second for Apo island diving, both was amazing, thank you guys again

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Mark M, Owner at Coral Dive & Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear Tomas, Thank you for your review of our business. We were so delighted to be able to show you the delights of diving in Zamboanguita and Apo Island. We sincerely hope to see you again in the future. Kind Regards Mark & Maria

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Reviewed March 29, 2018

I recently spent 3 weeks in Zamboanguita, Negros Oriental for a scuba-oriented vacation. During late January & early February, 2018, I did a total of 27 dives with Mark, Maria & the team (Koykoy 1 & 2, Ritchel, & Anding) at Coral Dive & Adventure....More

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Mark M, Owner at Coral Dive & Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded March 29, 2018

Dear Nate Thank you for your positive feedback. I am thrilled you acknowledge the small touches and have to whole heartedly agree your comments regarding the diving opportunities available. The time it takes to get to Apo looks a little odd, as this is a...More

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Reviewed February 17, 2018 via mobile

We booked a snorkelling trip with mark in the resort to Apo Island. The trip was amazing from start to finish aside from the sunburn I got I would highly highly recommend this place. We were place on a less crowded boat and were taken...More

Thank Bryan K
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Mark M, Owner at Coral Dive & Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded February 19, 2018

Dear Bryan, Your kind words are very warming. Thank you for taking the time to provide a review of our operation. It is great that you appreciated the additional boat and the smaller group on-board; we do try to plan in such a way to...More

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Reviewed February 9, 2018 via mobile

Hi, STRONG recommendation to Coral Dive & Adventure! We spend couple Of hours during the trip to Apo Island. Great and well done organisation of trip. Safe and responsible team. They served super tasty lunch during our trip. Snorkeling was amazing with our guide!! We...More

Thank Darius K
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Mark M, Owner at Coral Dive & Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded February 11, 2018

Dear Darius, Thank you so very much for your review. We are thrilled that you appreciate the extra touches we provide on our day trips. We were all blessed with an amazing encounter! Kind Regards Mark

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Reviewed February 1, 2018

I have made 4 dives with Coral Dive & Adventure – Zamboanguita, including a night dive, and I can only say – 100% satisfaction! Dive masters are competent, crew with excellent attitude providing extra help and assistance if needed, equipment is brand new, all checked,...More

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Mark M, Owner at Coral Dive & Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded February 5, 2018

Dear Veross333, Thank you for taking the time to offer a review of our dive operation here in the wonderful setting of Zamboanguita. We are proud that you recognise the attention our dive crew afforded you. I know your guides enjoyed the brief time you...More

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Reviewed December 13, 2017

Decide with just 1 week before to arrive to go ahead for RFR and Rescue Diver courses. Quick response with all details from Mark and Maria. I was lucky and got a very good instructor - Sam Smith . The team of the dive shop...More

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Mark M, Owner at Coral Dive & Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded December 15, 2017

Dear Anca, firstly a big CONGRATULATIONS on achieving your EFR and PADI rescue Diver certifications. We know that Sam and Maria had fun hosting you during your time with us. It is great to hear that you enjoyed not only your courses but also the...More

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Reviewed October 17, 2017 via mobile

3 of us rented a boat & guide to go snorkeling off Apo Island, Philippines. The crew was very attentive. Our guide made sure we saw sea turtles, outstanding coral, Fish, & a sea snake. The agenda was ours. It was a most memorable day....More

Thank Jeanette M
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Mark M, Owner at Coral Dive & Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded October 18, 2017

Dear Jeanette, Thank you so much for taking the time to provide a review. We are so happy that you enjoyed the day trip. I know from speaking to the team that they had a lot of fun too. We sincerely hope to see you...More

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Reviewed October 11, 2017

The owner Mark has been very quick to respond to our inquiry and reliable after we arrived. He always plans to take us to amazing sites without so many divers during Chinese Golden Week holiday. Mark also manages the White Chocllate Resort which provide yummy...More

Thank Twiggy M
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Mark M, Owner at Coral Dive & Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded October 13, 2017

From us all at Coral Dive & Adventure, thank you very much for your wonderful company during your recent stay. Your kind words are appreciated and we are proud to have made plans that saw us diving in wonderful sites that were not over-crowded. As...More

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Reviewed September 28, 2017 via mobile

Stayed a weekend with Coral Dive and white chocolate resort, finishing my Master scuba sertification. My instructor Mark made the courses (nightdiver & undervater navigation) fun and made the dives more the just training. Their gear is great, well maintained. Combine that with the amazing...More

Thank Doratim
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Mark M, Owner at Coral Dive & Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded September 29, 2017

Thank you so much for your glowing appreciation of our services. We are blessed to have such amazing dive sites locally, ideal for both learning and fun dives. May we wish you the very best in your diving in the future. Well done on achieving...More

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Reviewed July 30, 2017

We came to Zamboanguita dive shop to learn about how to diving with my young chirldren, Mark and his team are very considerate. Coach Mark is very nice, and the diving courses are very funny and easy underdstanding for us. We make lots of funny...More

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Mark M, Owner at Coral Dive & Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded July 31, 2017

Armin, thank you for your kind words and for trusting us with both of your safety and enjoyment. We are already looking forward to seeing you guys back here with us again. Take care buddy.

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sheenavre
13 April 2018|
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Response from Mark M | Property representative |
Hello Sheenavre, Thank you for considering us for your diving needs. An example price for a 3 dive day trip to Apo Island is Php 5,500. This includes complimentary equipment, lunch, guide, hot and cold beverages and lots of... More
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AK69
18 July 2017|
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Response from Mark M | Property representative |
Hello. Thanks for reaching out to us. The weather then is good, switching from SW to NW winds, this is the more stable weather with some great dive conditions. The water is a little cooler (around 27/28.c) instead of 30.c... More
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