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Thresher Shark Divers

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Address: 6013, Philippines
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PADI 5 Star IDC Dive Center, located on Malapascua Island in the...

PADI 5 Star IDC Dive Center, located on Malapascua Island in the Philippines. Offering daily thresher shark dives, mantas, hammerheads, reefs and wrecks, macro and muck diving, mating mandarin fish, seahorses, frogfish and much more. Small groups with experienced Divemasters and Instructors. TSD offers all the local dives sites, a full range of PADI courses from beginner to Instructor, dive internships and technical diving. British owned and run, professional and safe, with 8 years experience on Malapascua,

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US$105.59*
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Three-Dive Scuba Diving Tour with Morning Thresher Shark Dive from Malapascua...
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US$290.37*
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10 Dive Package in Malapascua Island

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Great for Malapascua, some areas of improvement

TSD is a fine dive shop compared to most in the Philippines (from what I've heard from others) so I am probably in the minority when I say I wasn't thrilled with my experience... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed December 17, 2016
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New York City, New York
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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 17, 2016

TSD is a fine dive shop compared to most in the Philippines (from what I've heard from others) so I am probably in the minority when I say I wasn't thrilled with my experience with them. I went on 8 dives in 3 days. I would still recommend them to others but here are a few of my criticisms: 1.... More 

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scbrdvr, Owner at Thresher Shark Divers, responded to this review

Thanks for to Ryan for his review. I’m sorry to hear he were not completely happy with his experience. As the owner I do like to make sure everyone has the best trip of their lives, and our staff all work very hard to make that happen, so I am never happy to read that someone has not been blown... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 12, 2016 via mobile

Not the cheapest on the Island but I felt completely taken care of and safe at all times. Top DMs (Julia and Tata in my case) and just generally a friendly, bubbly and chatty crew from the boat hands to the instructors. Worth the few extra pesos to dive with them 100%. If you add to that the beauty of... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 7, 2016 via mobile

We did a few dives with TSD all of which were fantastic. We had fantastic DM's, who were great divers and wonderful people. The managers were all great and we were treated like friends the moment we arrived. The gear is in great condition, and safety was taken seriously. Great bar upstairs too! I'd strongly recommend them to anyone visiting... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 3, 2016 via mobile

Thanks so much to everyone at Thresher! Everyone is so friendly and helpful. Great equipment too. Special mention to Angus for all his help, and also to Kim and Julia who were such fun and knowledgeable divemasters. Great location, nice boats and they were all so happy to help. Nice local dive, fun night dive.... Not to mention the AMAZING... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 3, 2016

I do not have anything to compare to because this was my first experience diving, but I absolutely loved completing my open water certification at TSD. From the moment we got off the boat everything ran smoothly. We were able to complete our open water certification and do the first of the advanced dive training as an adventure shark dive.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 30, 2016 via mobile

We spent the first week of our one month vacation in the Philippines diving with Thresher Shark Divers. I would highly recommended this shop to anyone coming to Malapascua. They went out of their way to make sure we had a great experience. Special thanks to Andrea for all her help putting together and booking our entire trip. Also thanks... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 26, 2016

TSD is an amazing dive operation. The people are very professional, extremely helpful and fun to dive with. Gary, our Dive Master, was outstanding. He always went the extra mile to make sure we were well taken care of and saw some of the most amazing things. Another great thing about TSD is their boats. They have three first class... More 

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Manila, Philippines
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 25, 2016

Thresher Shark Divers did not disappoint. A very legit shop. The DMs (shout out to you Gary!) were skilled and professional. The boats wer perfectly sized, and in my opinion were the most decent on the island, they were well-equipped and really suited for dive operations.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 24, 2016

great shop to dive with. boat crew extremely profesdional and responsive. they made sure my gear was ready for every dive, handed down my camera, got me back on the boat, made emergency repairs on the 2 equipment failurs i had on personal equipment, ready with coffee or tea when i wanted it. shop crew made expedient repairs to my... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 21, 2016

在Malapascua七个晚上,共做了7次潜水。总的来说,是一家很不错的潜店。Marvin 是我最喜欢的guide,给我找到了很多东西:sea horse; frogfish; spanish dancers; all sorts of shrimps... 最后一次night dive,也不错,和Tata一起的,他找了octopus,cuttlefish... I have to say that dive guides really are important for us to enjoy the dive. Marvin非常的幽默good sense of humor. 船上有Marvin的时候,很开心。 boat crew都非常非常的nice!! 非常喜欢他们,可惜我没有记住他们的名字。 I am sorry that I didnt remember your names, but you are really lovely people. 船上有热水是good point。 bad point: 唯一不好的就是,第一次夜间潜水的时候,人实在太多太多了,十几个潜水员围着一只很小的 mandarin fish.

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