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Thresher Shark Divers

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Address: 6013, Philippines
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+63 927 612 3359
4:00 am - 11:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 4:00 am - 11:30 pm

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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Excellent team but a few comments

The team at TSD was fantastic, the shop is run like a well oiled machine. The Filipino Divemasters are very well trained and know the dive spots like the back of their hands. Tata... read more

Reviewed December 24, 2016
Los Angeles, California
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Los Angeles, California
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241 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 178 helpful votes
Reviewed December 24, 2016

The team at TSD was fantastic, the shop is run like a well oiled machine. The Filipino Divemasters are very well trained and know the dive spots like the back of their hands. Tata was great. I do wish the divers had more of a say as to where we would dive versus us being told. Getting to Malapascua island... More 

5 Thank AlwaysGl0beTr0tting
scbrdvr, Owner at Thresher Shark Divers, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you for your review. I’m so glad to hear you had such a good time with us :) I’d like to address a few of your comments though, just to clarify for anyone reading this. 1. We have a daily schedule and usually run several boats in each time slot. People can sign up for the dives they... More 

Richmond Hill, Ontario
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26 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed December 18, 2016 via mobile

Visited in December 2016 for a week. We found TSD to be one of the most professional and safe diving operation we have experienced. Andrea, the owner, maintained very good communication prior to arrival and we were handed off to the capable hands on the ialand staff on arrival. We will definitely return and recommend others to do the same.

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New York City, New York
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21 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
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 

Thank Barry R
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66 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
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 

Thank Bratford
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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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San Francisco, California
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29 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
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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Courtenay, Canada
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9 reviews
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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 

Thank lindab77
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13 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
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 

Thank John J
Manila, Philippines
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14 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
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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