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Philippine Fun Divers, Inc.

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Alona Beach Road, Panglao | Panglao, Alona Beach, Tawala, 6340, Philippines
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Professional and fun rescue course

I did the fun and educational, but also intensive rescue diver course. My dive instructor Frank is... read more

Reviewed June 3, 2015
Pepijn33
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Nijmegen, The Netherlands
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Excellent and fun

I took the Open Water Course there and it was really fun. My instructor Frank Yamamoto was quite... read more

Reviewed April 20, 2015
Agustín J
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Beijing, China
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Philippine Fun Divers, Inc. is a PADI 5-Star Instructor Development Dive Resort located at the heart of Alona Beach, Panglao, Bohol, Philippines and we opened the dive center 01 Feb 2008. We offer the full range of PADI regular and specialty courses. We teach in English, Japanese, German, Chinese, Italian, and Filipino. Instructor Development Courses are conducted at least 4 times a year or as the need arises. Please check the IDC link in our website for dates. We teach EFR Instructor Courses. We conduct boat dives, beach dives, early morning dives, night dives and day trips. We dive at 21 dive sites around Panglao including Balicasag Island, plus the dive sites at Cabilao Island and Pamilacan Island. We book room accommodations for you primarily with Lost Horizon Beach Resort or other resorts if the need arises, arrange airports and ferry ports round trip transfers as well as sightseeing tours. We are open 365 days a year :) from 8:00am till 6:00pm. Welcome to paradise!
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Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Alona Beach Road, Panglao | Panglao, Alona Beach, Tawala, 6340, Philippines
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Reviewed 3 June 2015 via mobile

I did the fun and educational, but also intensive rescue diver course. My dive instructor Frank is able to explain everything clearly. Doing the exercises over and over again with eye for all the small details that need improvement Frank provided me the foundation for...More

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Reviewed 20 April 2015

I took the Open Water Course there and it was really fun. My instructor Frank Yamamoto was quite friendly and he's really passionate about diving. Liza at the desk and the rest of the staff were also nice and helpful with everything. I definitely recommend...More

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Reviewed 17 April 2015

We always do a private charter because we feel our time is limited so we want the best and once again it paid off as this shop was run very well and the crew was great. We discussed the places we wanted to see and...More

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Reviewed 1 April 2015

Liza took my booking and she was helpful and friendly. I had my instructor Frank Y all to myself, and he was excellent at communicating the skills i needed to master and made sure I got the most out of my dives and training.

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Reviewed 29 March 2015

Had a problem with my ear coming to Philippines.So I did just a trial dive which was ok so did my AOW course and couple more fun dives.Was really happy with the service these guys provided.Frank was very professional and tought me few tricks.The other...More

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Reviewed 22 March 2015 via mobile

After thorough research prior to our arrival we decided to dive with PFD. I must say it didnt live up to our (rather high set after reading on tripadvisor) expectations. It wasnt bad and we did actually decide to do all our dives with them...More

1  Thank Eco_emc2
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Reviewed 13 March 2015

I hadn't dived for a couple of years having had bad experiences in Bali and Thailand. I explained this to the girl in the dive centre, who promised me I would be looked after by an attentive divemaster, and it was great. Being older (60)...More

Thank Philip M
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Reviewed 1 March 2015

I planned to dive on my own with a dive master/group as none of my family are divers and contacted the dive center prior to arrival. The center expected me as planned and booked me in with a group for the next day. I do...More

1  Thank Lanie123
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Reviewed 21 February 2015

I would like to say a big thank you to Philippine Fun Divers and especially to our instructor Frank. At the beginning I was a little stressed and afraid of diving but Frank helped me to overcome all my fears. His explanations are clear, he...More

2  Thank Kristinabou
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Reviewed 21 February 2015

We were 3 friends to pass the OWC end of February. The dive center is really nice and the whole staff is friendly and very competent. A special thanks to Frank, our instructor during the course. Very calm, very professional and very friendly. He made...More

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eshan k
28 May 2018|
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Response from Ted A | Reviewed this property |
Yes they can because it will be provided the appropriate safety gear as long as you tell them your non-swimmer they will provide you guide you and assist you. Ultimately safety is of your concern so if you feel on... More
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Neenu89
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Response from PhilippineFunDivers | Property representative |
Hi. TripAdvisor didn’t allow me to send you my emails. Please search for Philippine Fun Divers and click contact details. Best regards, Holger.
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Beng G
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Response from PhilippineFunDivers | Property representative |
Hello Beng, Just saw your inquiry and I hope it's not too late. We are offering an Experience course, the so called Discover Scuba Diving. A bit lecture, equipment explanation, briefing, skill training inside the pool... More
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