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Tabanka Divers El Nido

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| Outpost Hostel, Lugadia Beach, Brgy Corong Corong, El Nido, Palawan Island 5313, Philippines
+63 905 225 3464
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Great day for both new and experienced divers

My Mum and I booked a day with this company when staying in the hostel next door. I have my PADI... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Natasha H
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Kota Kinabalu District, Malaysia
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Best place to learn dive in El Nido!

German owner Oliver and all staff are very professional and amazing people. Their boats and dive... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
PatiPati0706
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Poland
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We offer professional scuba diving services and beachfront accommodation at the most beautiful sunset spot in El Nido, Palawan: Lugadia Beach. Get your PADI certification with Tabanka Divers and start your Open Water Course online today!
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| Outpost Hostel, Lugadia Beach, Brgy Corong Corong, El Nido, Palawan Island 5313, Philippines
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My Mum and I booked a day with this company when staying in the hostel next door. I have my PADI open water and booked a fun dive; my Mum has never been so she booked a discover dive. It was very easy to book...More

Thank Natasha H
Reviewed 1 week ago

German owner Oliver and all staff are very professional and amazing people. Their boats and dive equipment are in excellent condition. We did advanced and open water course with Eric and Carlos dive masters, which were very calm and helpful. We enjoyed our adventure and...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Tabanka Divers in El Nido is a very professional diving school. The German owner Oliver is running the diving school in a very professional way. Their boat and diving equipment is in excellent condition. We went diving with Tabanka Divers for 5 days in total...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Oliver and Lovy are really patience to answer all the questions we have. also reply really fast. Coach Erik is profession and clam me down when my first diving. They have a really sweet dog following us for first diving day. Lovy can speak both...More

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Oliver B, Owner at Tabanka Divers El Nido, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Nihao Marilyn, we are also proud of our new Taiwanese dive buddys! You did great!!! Bronson says hello, too!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Location might a little bit far from El Nido town that need you to take tricycle to reach there, but they have friendly and knowledgeable DM and crews, great dive sites, rental equipment are in excellent conditions, and great lunch on board. Recommended!

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Oliver B, Owner at Tabanka Divers El Nido, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for joining us :)

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went there in february with my friend. We both had diving licences, but where not experienced divers. That was no problem at because we got a small briefing to refresh our diving skills before we went for the proper dives! Amazing location for looking at...More

Thank Jens T
Oliver B, Owner at Tabanka Divers El Nido, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hehe the turtles are here, come again!!! Yes, we recommend a little refresher if divers haven't been under water for a longer time. It's simply more fun. As a certified diver you should remember how to set up and check gear, dive planing, buddy check...so...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Everything was very well organized and professional. I´m so glad we chose to dive with Tabanka Divers. You made our experience absolutely amazing. Best dive shop and highly recommended!

Thank Jenny D
Oliver B, Owner at Tabanka Divers El Nido, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you Jenny. And we are not so hard to find, right? Haha have more great dives!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

100% recommend the Tabanka Divers team. I've dived all around the world and these guys are right up there with the best. They knew all the best spots and provided excellent, near-new equipment. Only thing to consider is that their shop is that there shop...More

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Oliver B, Owner at Tabanka Divers El Nido, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hey Alex, thanks for your feedback. You are right, for those who are planing to book accommodation in busy downtown we are not the nearest shop. For sure we recommend staying in Corongcorong / Lugadia to avoid the crowds and the best sunset view in...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A fabulous two days of diving. Well run and never crowded. Bring your beat camera because you will be taking a lot of pictures! I was thinking Coron was the place to dive but I was wonderfully wrong. Easy dives with some very unique sightings....More

Thank Philip-on-the-road
Oliver B, Owner at Tabanka Divers El Nido, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hey philip, maybe you can share and tag some of your pics on instagram #tabankadivers. thanks again for joining!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went to El Nido with a bunch of friends two weeks ago and had a blast. Some of us were beginners and one of the friend was an expert. The shop was able to organize our dive very professionally where everyone were enjoying their time....More

Thank David S
Oliver B, Manager at Tabanka Divers El Nido, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hey David, thanks for you feedback. You left too early, we saw a Manta Ray at Helicopter Island just the next days. Come again!

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Jdoms
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Hello, thanks for your request. if you contact us via our contact form with your dates of travel on tabanka-diverscom I can send you pictures and a proposal. we have no pool, but the ocean is only 5m aways from our Seaview... More
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Jdoms
November 25, 2016|
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Response from Oliver B | Property representative |
Hello, thanks for your request. if you contact us via our contact form with your dates of travel on tabanka-diverscom I can send you pictures and a proposal. we have no pool, but the ocean is only 5m aways from our Seaview... More
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