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Savedra Dive Center

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Panagsama Beach, Moalboal 6032, Philippines
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Professionalism Good. Price more than any other in surrounding. But what for when your equipment are falling apart.

This two star is only for dive instructor Gerome. Otherwise if tripadvisor had a negative star they... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Pratush N
An amazing experience in learning diving

My boyfriend and I had an amazing time learning diving in Savedra! We came here for an open water... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Cherry W
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Savedra Dive Center, winner of the CGP Best Nature Experience 2012 award, is in the center of Panagsama beach.Just a few meters from the shoreline and our house reef and minutes away by boat to the best dive sites in the area.Savedra is Moalboals only PADI 5 star Instructor Development center and PADI Tec Rec training center.
  • Excellent79%
  • Very good14%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“open water” (18 reviews)
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Hours Today: 7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Panagsama Beach, Moalboal 6032, Philippines
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This two star is only for dive instructor Gerome. Otherwise if tripadvisor had a negative star they deserve that. Gerome is an awesome instructor we did Sardine run with him. He is very very patient because you see very less instructor who are patient and...More

Thank Pratush N
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My boyfriend and I had an amazing time learning diving in Savedra! We came here for an open water course and we truly enjoyed our time. Not only does it have good quality equipments, it also has very friendly staff and instructors. Beth is our...More

Thank Cherry W
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I do not recommend this dive center. I had chose it because of its very good trip advisor ranking (probably made of older reviews with different management and staff) but it was clearly a disappointment. The dive sites are nice (sardine run is a must)...More

Thank Francisco M
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Reviewed 17 May 2018 via mobile

We did not have the experience we expected. First, they gave us overused material with holes and not the right sizes.Second, we did not find the staff friendly, exception Phil who sold the dives. Briefing was done by Mathilde for the house reef and Pescador,...More

Thank Montserrat08
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Reviewed 14 May 2018

Had an amazing time here. Though I didn't get a chance to visit the other dive centers, I can safely say that Savedra is top class. Not only is it the really cool, warm, and welcoming crew and team, nor does it only possess a...More

Thank Akshay G
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Reviewed 11 May 2018

This was the 4th time I used Savedra in 15 years, probably the last time as the original identity of the centre (ie. diver oriented,services, trying to provide the best dives for their customers), has been somehow forgotten while the current philosophy doesnt suit me...More

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Reviewed 11 May 2018 via mobile

A special thanks to everyone from Savedra (especially my awesome instructor Mike). I came to moalboal only expecting to get my open water certification and left with my advanced open water because I couldn’t get enough! Everyone from the shop was extremely helpful and attentive...More

1  Thank AllyCatKing
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Reviewed 8 May 2018

I did my AOW, EFR, Rescue, Divemaster courses during my six-month internship here in Savedra. The instructors here are experienced and knowledgeable. They are always willing to help you whenever you have questions about diving. Aside from diving, all the staff in the shop are...More

2  Thank Rylee H
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Reviewed 4 May 2018

I first contacted Savedra 4 months before my planned arrival date. Hezeil was so helpful in answering all my queries and making my booking hassle free. My main goal was to complete my OW during the 10 days over Christmas 2017 in somewhere tropical and...More

Thank Emilyforever
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Reviewed 3 May 2018

Savedra Dive Center has an outstanding offering for anyone considering a Padi IDC program. Lee Butler runs a very professional and fun center offering a full range of dive services from beginner to Tec Diving. An added bonus are the sardine shoals along the Moalboal...More

Thank John H
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weijian2016
23 January 2017|
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Response from Lee B | Property representative |
Hi Weijian Yes we do, the Discover Scuba Dive is 3000 PHP and takes approximately 2 to 3 hours start to finish, with about 45 to 60 minutes of that spend diving. During the dive you will get to see the famous Moalboal... More
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Jojo S
25 July 2016|
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Response from Evan J | Reviewed this property |
Savedra, Dive centre has accommodation behind the dive shop behind a gated area. it's more expensive than the rest of Town but still reasonable. However, there are alternate places on the beach side facing the ocean that are... More
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Martindbeer
27 May 2015|
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Response from Lee B | Property representative |
Hi Martin the contact details on the website are all up to date; I have you enquiry and I will be in touch today. My apologies for your difficulties getting in touch but this is the first email I have received from... More
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