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El Dive

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Hama Street, El Nido, Palawan Island 5313, Philippines
+63 926 702 9738
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Professional dive shop that places safety first

Instructor Yoshi and the other staff of El Dive were very friendly and accommodating from the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
via mobile
Incredible service

Amazing service, excellent equipment, lunch provided was the best food we had had in the... read more

Reviewed August 1, 2017
Shenali K
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We are a cosy and professional dive shop with PADI certificate instructors and brand new Mares equipments. We take time for our guests, want to create an unforgettable experience and would like you to enjoy the surroundings of El Nido, on surface and offshore, it's not only about the diving, it's about the heart of the sealife! Therefore our slogan is: take your time, go slow, definitely no rush!
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Hama Street, El Nido, Palawan Island 5313, Philippines
+63 926 702 9738

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Instructor Yoshi and the other staff of El Dive were very friendly and accommodating from the moment we stepped in. They are good at what they do and do it with pride - even the dive equipment fitting was done with a lot of care,...More

Thank yewhungry
Reviewed August 1, 2017 via mobile

Amazing service, excellent equipment, lunch provided was the best food we had had in the Philippines (had been travelling there for a month at the time), and the best dive sites in the philipines. Would 100% highly recommend diving with El Dive. Yoshi, Larry, Rina...More

Thank Shenali K
Reviewed June 29, 2017 via mobile

Well we returned to El Nido for more Diving and we checked in at El Dive again to be greeted by the staff who remembered us 9 months later we were blown away by the girls who were so excited that we returned to Dive...More

1  Thank Herom44
Reviewed June 8, 2017

All the people here are very good and helpful , I have never dived before and everyone is so patient. A full day outing from 8am to 4 pm costs 4200.pesos ( about A $115. ) . This includes 3 dives all your gear ,...More

3  Thank bob172727
Reviewed April 8, 2017 via mobile

Joshy and his crew and amazing. We did 3 fun dives with them and it was simply great. We were 4 divers and 3 dive masters according to the diver's level. Simply awesome!

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El_NidoYoshi, Manager at El Dive, responded to this reviewResponded April 23, 2017

Thank you for nice review,,, Yoshi,,,,Manager instructor,,,,

Reviewed April 6, 2017

Had a couple of great dives with my girlfriend. I'm a CD/Dive shop manager and have been working in the dive industry for some time. Its great to see a operation of such high calibre.

3  Thank Brendan A
Reviewed March 28, 2017

Had such great moments with these dive shop. Extremely professionals, all dives very well planned, good lunch served on the boat, equipment very new and well mainteined. Carla was our instructor and she was really nice.

Thank Rafaella P
Reviewed February 20, 2017 via mobile

Went through a few reviews on TripAdvisor looking to do my Open Water, and went with El Dive. So happy I did! The organisation, attentiveness and kindness of Yoshi and Tom made my time diving so much fun!!! Would highly recommend El Dive

1  Thank Michelle O
Reviewed February 11, 2017

Been shopping with a number of bigger 5* schools but we finally decided to let my 15-y-o daughter get her AOW with El Dive. We were really happy with our choice. Despite it was a simple dive shop, El Dive will make you confident to...More

Thank Quynh Chi L
Reviewed December 25, 2016 via mobile

First of all, we are very riskaverse when it comes to diving - El Dive has exceeded our expectations. We have been on a boat with 7 other divers and two dive masters. Also two very experienced divers 3500 and 2500 dives joint this tour...More

1  Thank Marco S
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May 4, 2015|
Response from El_NidoYoshi | Property representative |
We offer discounted price. Our PADI Open Water Course for 3 days is 18,000 php/pax instead of 21,000 php/pax, equivalent of 4 dives and our 4 days course is 21,000 php/pax instead of 24,000 php/pax, equivalent of 6 dives.