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Address: Muelle Pier, Puerto Galera, Mindoro 5203, Philippines (Formerly Badladz Adventure Divers)
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+63 939 914 8819
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9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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We are a professional dive shop that prioritizes personal service and...

We are a professional dive shop that prioritizes personal service and individual attention. You will never find yourself on a boat crammed with divers. We enjoy taking smaller groups so that everyone can really enjoy the dive.

We are situated in peaceful and picturesque Puerto Galera Bay and connected to the Badladz Adventure Resort with stunning views from the restaurant and rooms. Simply walk down the steps and on to the dive boat!

All dive spots are close by with the farthest being 20 mins away. There are many different types of diving available in Puerto Galera, for people of all skill levels.

From giant clams to magnificently colored fish, from ancient Spanish Galleons to Chinese Warships from thousands of years ago, from shallow reef diving to deep, dark diving into the depths – there is everything you need for a wonderful diving holiday in Puerto Galera. Go macro diving to spot the beautiful marine life, large and small, that lives in the tropical reefs.

You’ll have plenty of opportunities to take beautiful pictures of both the magnificent big creatures, and little hidden and small creatures you wouldn’t find on your own anywhere else. From flamboyant colorfish, to majestic sea horses and frog fishes, ancient turtles, intimidating sharks and even the fabled mimic octopus – you can find them all here!

Take your camera with you to capture this amazing wildlife on camera, or have one of our photographers do it for you.

The Badladz Dive Resort also offers a friendly laid back atmosphere where you can relax after a day of world class diving and enjoy our highly rated restaurant, have a drink with your diving partners and enjoy the view of the harbor.

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Great diving professional and fun

They are a nice friendly professional outfit. They knew the dive areas extremely well told us what to expect. We have dived here for the last four years and first time we used BL... read more

Reviewed February 26, 2017
1RichardBrighton
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Brighton, United Kingdom
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Brighton, United Kingdom
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149 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
Reviewed February 26, 2017 via mobile

They are a nice friendly professional outfit. They knew the dive areas extremely well told us what to expect. We have dived here for the last four years and first time we used BL. Both Kevin's are helpful and friendly. We had our own kit but there's looked good. Don't be put off by the name a really good outfit... More 

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Thank 1RichardBrighton
BADLADZresorts, Owner at Badladz Scuba Diving, responded to this review

Yeah, we started BADLADZ years ago as an Adventure & Exploration team. We were one of the first ones in Puerto Galera & things were pretty wild then. It took a tough bunch of Lads to find all the Kool spots and make sure it was safe for tourism. Nowadays...It's a walk in the park ;-) Glad you enjoyed the... More 

Doncaster, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed February 5, 2017

I went diving with Badladz in January sorry for the late review but have been diving :) Originally was just going to dive for a couple of days and booked to stay in a room at the dive centre. This was clean and had AC, TV and most importantly had hot .Gavin replied to my email inquiry almost immediately.and also... More 

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Thank yorkie025
BADLADZresorts, Owner at Badladz Scuba Diving, responded to this review

KOOL ;-) Glad you enjoyed the AWESOME Scuba Diving in Puerto Galera and Very Happy you liked our Resort ;-) It's great you appreciated our Diving emphasis on SAFETY & FUN :-) We really want this to be the best time of your life and we enjoy doing it ! See you again ;-) Cheers Sean More 

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9 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed December 14, 2016

My Lady Paula had only snorkeled once in her life so offering her a Discovery dive got one of those looks. You know the one where one eye brow goes crooked and you get that "You want me to What?" look? Yeah that one. I knew it was going to be a challenge as I walked her to the waterfront... More 

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Thank Maybe S
BADLADZresorts, Owner at Badladz Scuba Diving, responded to this review

YAHOO 😊 Fun, Fun, Fun, Safety & Value is what we do at BADLADZ 😄 So Happy you both had the chance to experience the beauty of the undersea world. It is truly AWESOME ! I will pass on your compliments to the 'Gavins' ! Cheers Sean More 

Burnaby
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed October 26, 2016

I went for a 2 dive day with Bon (Divemaster) from Badladz. Everything to do with Badladz Scuba Diving was really first class. Gavin (owner) was super organized, and professional. Greeted me as I arrived in the morning, and explained how the day was going to go. Equipment rental was seamless and quick. Equipment was great. Everything was on time.... More 

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Thank Scott R
BADLADZresorts, Owner at Badladz Scuba Diving, responded to this review

WOW, what an awesome review. Thanks so very much 😊. Safety and FUN are our top priorities at BADLADZ 👌 We are super Happy you enjoyed your Scuba Diving with us. Puerto Galera has just AWESOME marine life & reefs. So glad you got to enjoy it . I am sure one of the turtles was "Bob". He is a... More 

Greenville, South Carolina
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14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed October 4, 2016 via mobile

I did a Discovery Dive with Badladz and it was an excellent experience. The pre-dive training was comprehensive enough to make you aware of the basics but simple enough that I didn't have much trouble remembering it when diving. The dive instructor was patient and was really good at giving instructions in the water. They are super knowledgeable about the... More 

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Thank Dustin E
BADLADZresorts, Owner at Badladz Scuba Diving, responded to this review

That's GREAT 👌 So Happy you had a chance to see the Awesome Underwater World here in Puerto Galera. We love Scuba Diving & SAFETY & FUN are what we do at BADLADZ ! Cheers Sean More 

Puerto Galera, Philippines
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed September 21, 2016

this dive shop on the Muelle in Puerto Galera has brand new equipment! the crew is very experienced and helpful.

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Thank AshantyCat
BADLADZresorts, Owner at Badladz Scuba Diving, responded to this review

YES. We do have the best equipment for your diving pleasure.👌 BADLADZ Dive Resort is an Aqualung Partner Center which means ALL our equipment is top of the line Aqualung with Balanced APEX Regulators. Our Dive Team are all professional divers & conservationists so they know how to dive safely and protect & appreciate the marine environment. Thanks for the... More 

Makati, Philippines
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3 reviews
Reviewed August 1, 2016 via mobile

This is my second time here.We did a few days of diving here and loved the range of marine life. We saw almost everything and whatever we asked the divemaster to show us he found it. With this dive shop the service is really good and the value for money. We didn't need to carry or wash anything , practically... More 

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Thank MsDee24
BADLADZresorts, Owner at Badladz Scuba Diving, responded to this review

We are very lucky to be located on the Verde Island Passage which has been found to be The Center of Marine Biodiversity in the World ! Lots of Pretty Fishies to look at 😊 Glad you had FUN ! Cheers Sean More 

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Reviewed July 19, 2016

Me and my husband decided to do a discover scuba dive with Gavin after talking with him at the hotel.Everything was explained to us about what we needed to know in a clear way and then we did 2 good dives. I was surprised at all the marine life we saw like tons of fish swimming around , turtles and... More 

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Thank JhorieTheExplorie
BADLADZresorts, Owner at Badladz Scuba Diving, responded to this review

That is so Kool 😊 It is like going to a foreign planet, so Happy you were able to experience this. Gavin Ohanlon is the most patient and thorough PADI Dive Instructor I have ever met and we are lucky to have him working on our Scuba Diving Team at BADLADZ. Enjoy your travels ! Cheers Sean More 

Level Contributor
3 reviews
Reviewed July 18, 2016

We found this dive shop and hotel online and we really got lucky finding a good place like this during the low season , they really took care of us and took us to whichever places where the fish we wanted to see lived. We had cameras with us so a service like this was greatly appreciated , Puerto Galera... More 

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Thank Gary W
BADLADZresorts, Owner at Badladz Scuba Diving, responded to this review

Thanks Gary Value for Your Money and Personal Service are what we are known for. Enjoy ;-) Cheers Sean More 

Makati, Philippines
2 reviews
Reviewed July 17, 2016

We stayed at this hotel and dived also with them . All their gear is all top notch and well taken care of which is always nice to see. We did 2 dives with them and our guide was conscious of showing us all the marine life he could find and also making sure everything was safely planned and followed.... More 

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Thank eanxcool
BADLADZresorts, Owner at Badladz Scuba Diving, responded to this review

Thanks for the compliments :-) The diving here is really World Class. There is really so much you can see with the right guide. You were diving with Christian who has been with us in the Diving Industry for 15 years and knows where to find all the Kool creatures ! Safety, Comfort & Quality are what we strive for... More 

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