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Sea Rider Dive Center

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Address: Sabang Beach, Puerto Galera, Mindoro 5203, Philippines
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+63 921 588 5994
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7:00 am - 6:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 6:30 pm
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Sea Rider Diver Center Puerto Galera, "The Back Packer's Choice"...

Sea Rider Diver Center Puerto Galera, "The Back Packer's Choice" has been diving and operating at Sabang Beach, Puerto Galera, Philippines for 10 years.

Our dive and course rates are guaranteed to be the most affordable (cheapest!) in the area. PADI, SSI and BSAC dive courses are offered.

We dive at least one hour (air permitted) and have the best macro spotter. All guides are very familiar with the dive sites and love to spot macro critters for underwater photographers. We discovered the Macro Haven dive site and is exclusive to Sea Rider divers. We don't mix fun divers and U/W photographers.

Dive master/guide to diver ratio is always kept at 1:4 to ensure safe diving.

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Very nice dive shop n staff

We came here during Easter holiday, my friends were doing OW course with one of the instructors, and we two were doing fun dives. Our DM Chris is amazingly great! He has a pair of... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Ada Q
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Manila, Philippines
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Good quality teachers...friendly...Mark was very helpful and professional and keep your experience fun and safe...will Introduction my friends to there. is really having fun there and great experience.

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Thank CherryGoh
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We came here during Easter holiday, my friends were doing OW course with one of the instructors, and we two were doing fun dives. Our DM Chris is amazingly great! He has a pair of eagle eyes!! He always finds lots of creatures for us to see and taking good care of us. The staffs are also very friendly and... More 

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Thank Ada Q
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I am not a swimmer. Again I repeat, I am not a swimmer. The diving instructors are very good, very patient and very accommodating! As a non-swimmer I gained the confidence to try scuba diving! For me, this is the best place for those guys who wants to dip their foot in diving. Salute to you guys, you're the best!... More 

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Thank Carl G
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Both Bryan and Mark are awesome guys! Very professional, and very patient! We were 3 newbies who was looking into scuba diving for the first time. We were all instructed very well, and all felt very confident before hitting the water. They take care of everything, even carrying the diving equipment to the boat. If you are looking for a... More 

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Thank Jacob J
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Best prices in Sabang....great quality teachers...Mark was very helpful and professional and keep your experience fun and safe...ill be back for sure

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Thank Dario Chef C
Moscow, Russia
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4 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

May be I am too nicety, but they are not critter spotter dive center. I say this because I can compare with other places in Philippines. When the dive guide shows to the diver with macro lance giant octopus it means he knows nothing about macro critters. When he starts to play with his GoPro making movie about this octopus,... More 

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Thank ikhlopunova
Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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Reviewed January 31, 2017

I just spent two weeks diving with searider. I'm around 150 dives in so have seen a few operations, both good and bad. These guys are good. For me it starts with the emails, I always have a few questions when travelling accross the world to spend my hard earned cash and these were all answered with patience and and... More 

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1 Thank Andy G
New York City, New York
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3 reviews
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Reviewed January 19, 2017 via mobile

Great diving experience with Mark, Chris and Team! Very professional and know area very well! Saw awesome sea creatures every dive!!! Thanks Sea Rider Dive Centre!

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Thank Anna T
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Reviewed January 19, 2017 via mobile

My girlfriend and I recently visited Puerto Galera for a few days of scuba diving. Sea Rider Dive Center provided an outstanding level of service, professionalism and all round enjoyment. Every dive was well guided and organized. As a PADI Open Water Instructor myself, I would recommend these guys to anyone wanting to scuba dive here at any level. A... More 

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Thank Tom G
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India
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Reviewed January 6, 2017

I thought of doing my life's first Scuba diving with Sea Rider Dive center, after reading all the positive reviews about Sea rider in Trip Advisor. But, it was not worth the reviews. Well, I paid 2500PHP for beginners. I contacted Mark through mails and he clearly said me that there will be 3 hrs training and 40 mins Deep... More 

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BryanDP, Owner at Sea Rider Dive Center, responded to this review

Hello Jidhin, It's unfortunate that you and your companion didn't have the best experience and your expectations met during your visit. To help ease some of the dissatisfaction and hopefully help you understand why some things happened the way they did - here are some of my thoughts based on what our staff reported: -The Discover Scuba Diving program (entire... More 

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