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SiDive

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Pajac-Maribago Rd | Kontiki Marina, Lapu Lapu 6015, Philippines
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Open water course

I went two days to SiDive school to do the PADI open water scuba diving course. It has been one of... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Daniel R
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Simon & Team were perfect to finish my Open Water

Simon is a very friendly and accommodating guy. I stayed with him and his family for a few days... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Sidive is a PADI dive centre that specialises in offering great value PADI Scuba Diving lessons in sunny Mactan island in the Philippines with free accommodation if required. We also offer diving to those who already have a dive licence: eiither boat or shore diving.The academic part of our Open Water courses can either be done at our office in Mandaue City or as Online lessons. The diving part of our Scuba diving courses takes place at various locations in Mactan Island such as Vistamar Resort, Talima, Tambuli and at Kontiki house reef.Our Open Water Diver course starts at $269usd.
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Pajac-Maribago Rd | Kontiki Marina, Lapu Lapu 6015, Philippines

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I went two days to SiDive school to do the PADI open water scuba diving course. It has been one of the best experiences in my life. Both Simon and the instructors of the course (Alfred and Dindo) were really kind and friendly to me....More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Simon is a very friendly and accommodating guy. I stayed with him and his family for a few days while I did my Open Water dives which made the start of my month in the Philippines very easy and comfortable. Him and his team made...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went to get certified and my friend got deep diver license. Accommodation was at the owners home, which was great. Plus there was a pool. Instructors were great and lots of fun. The people in SiDive were great and helpful!

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I went for 3 days fun dive, and two of my friends did PADI advanced openwater course with Sidive and we all had great fun. I always go for fun dive if we visit any coastal cities where they have diving sites, and this time...More

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Simontimmins, Owner at SiDive, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thankyou for your kind review guys. It was a pleasure having you diving with us. Hope to see you again soon!

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Reviewed March 11, 2018 via mobile

Simon, Alfred and team are a great outfit and I highly recommend them. They’re not one of those high end luxury dive shops you may book through your resort but you get cheerful and professional service at much more reasonable prices. Booking: Simon was very...More

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Reviewed February 24, 2018 via mobile

We did open water there, what a nice place the staff are so friendly and helpful. One of the lowest price in cebu that we have found. I really recommend it !!

Thank Claudelle S
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Reviewed February 19, 2018 via mobile

Awesome experience for all of us, specially our two daughters (16 and 19) who took PADI certification (Open water and Advanced). Simon and his team are extremely skilled, patient and knowledgeable. Simon is as local as a Brit can get. He helped us with tips,...More

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Reviewed February 15, 2018 via mobile

I did warn Simon (Timmins, owner) that I’m old (69 in March) and not strong but he said “come on, we can cope”! And cope SiDive did, with bells on. I had achieved, with much puffing and blowing, the Open Water qualification but wanted the...More

Thank BromsgroveAnnie
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Reviewed January 13, 2018

The training, instructors and equipment are all Top Notch! I totally recommend this to anyone who is looking to complete their open water or any other diving courses. From the initial call with Simon, through to the coaching, training and development, I felt very comfortable...More

Thank Jon O
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Reviewed December 31, 2017 via mobile

Strongly recommend!!!!. Nice and professional instructors and staff with worthy price for the course (including free accommodation).

Thank Zoe W
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Marwane K
December 27, 2016|
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Response from Simontimmins | Property representative |
Hi Marwane K I have a Rescue Diver course on the 2nd and 3rd of January you can join We could do the EFR First Aid course on Jan 1 After the Rescue course we could do as many specialties as you like to help you get your... More
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Hi Graecy, Please email me as I am sorry but Trip Advisor do not allow me to send a link to pictures of the room. Trip Advisor also do not allow me to write my email address. Sorry. I hope you understand. If you visit my... More
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September 13, 2016|
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The house reef at Kontiki is very nice and if you choose to take a boat for the last day of the course you can visit another one or two marine sanctuaries such as Gilutongan island or Talima where there are shoals of... More
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