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El Dive

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Hama Street, El Nido, Palawan Island 5313, Philippines
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The best scuba diving experience in El Nido

Maybe this diving center isn't the biggest but I think it's the the best choice for any kind of... read more

Reviewed June 16, 2016
tunyul
Best diving center in El Nido!!!

I took 3 dives with El Dive on the end of May 2016. Since I haven't dived for a long period, I... read more

Reviewed June 2, 2016
Dan S
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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
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Reviewed 16 June 2016

Maybe this diving center isn't the biggest but I think it's the the best choice for any kind of diver. We have Discovery Scuba Diving course. The preparation like diving knowledge, fitting diving clothes, gesture meaning, safety notice, animal introduction, and the most important Ecological...More

10  Thank tunyul
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Reviewed 2 June 2016 via mobile

I took 3 dives with El Dive on the end of May 2016. Since I haven't dived for a long period, I asked Yoshi the owner for a refresh dive. Yoshi alocted Tom the instructor and they both were very open and flexible on which...More

10  Thank Dan S
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Reviewed 2 June 2016 via mobile

Great owner, staff, instructors and boat crew. Great location to dive Good equipment Great lunch Blown away by the amount of sea life and coral to see while diving. Good value Just book, you won't regret it!

7  Thank Nolan B
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Reviewed 24 May 2016

My husband and I tried the Discover scuba diving at El Dive. It was my first time, and I am happy to say that I chose the right dive center. I am not very confident in the water, but our instructor, Thomas, was very clear...More

12  Thank lesleyannedd
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Reviewed 20 May 2016

My sister and I took the open dive course second day that we arrived at El-Nido! El Dive was our first choice and from the second day of our course we saw that it was also our great choice! Stuff is very professional but also...More

11  Thank Filip Š
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Reviewed 17 May 2016 via mobile

My girlfriend and I got our PADI open water license at this shop and were extremely happy with our choice. Our instructor (Thomas) was very professional and gave us very clear instructions. He also remained calm throughout the entire course, which made us feel at...More

11  Thank trmbarten
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Reviewed 17 May 2016 via mobile

A very personal setting, good equipment and an excellent instructor. Just choose this shop! We decided to go get our open water license in this shop and we feel like that was the best decision made in the time we spent in El Nido. It...More

10  Thank Sophie V
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Reviewed 3 May 2016 via mobile

To make a long story short: choose this dive shop!! Relaxed and professional atmosphere, good equipment, no stress, small groups, clean boat and excellent dive sites visited with no feeling of rushing. A special thanks for the on-boat-lunch. The best food we had on the...More

11  Thank QueenieBee77
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Reviewed 30 April 2016 via mobile

Our experience with the dive shop was excellent. You will travel in very small groups (for my girlfriend and me it was only the two of us with a dive master, sharing the boot with another couple also having their own dive master). Further the...More

9  Thank GeorgBe
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Reviewed 26 April 2016 via mobile

Pros -small shop that offers a personable trip that is catered to the divers experience -experienced & very professional -small groups (on my trip- 4 passengers, 1 dive master & 1 instructor) -excellent dive master (ask for Ace) who helped us find 2 mimic octopus,...More

13  Thank Winnie N
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Qicn S
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Response from Mauro D | Reviewed this property |
It was around 400 euros, you have 6 dives in 2 days and lunch on the ship. And you must take test after.
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Anuja1610
9 September 2015|
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Response from bob172727 | Reviewed this property |
Hi , I was a beginner as well go to the place the night before and do the introduction and they take u out the next day for your first lesson . All up lesson and two dives lunch boat all included cost me $115. Australian... More
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4 May 2015|
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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.
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