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Savedra Dive Center

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Panagsama Beach, Moalboal 6032, Philippines
+63 32 474 3488
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Great dives

Did three dives with them over one day - a shore dive and two boat dives. Our guide was Oscar for... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Tyler Y
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Edmonton, Canada
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Excellent dive center

Received my Advanced Open Water certification, and was very happy. Beth was my primary dive master... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Phil L
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Chicago, Illinois
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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.
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  • Very good15%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“sardines” (64 reviews)
“house reef” (22 reviews)
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Panagsama Beach, Moalboal 6032, Philippines
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Did three dives with them over one day - a shore dive and two boat dives. Our guide was Oscar for all three and he was very helpful and attentive all day. Thanks so much, Savedra Dive Centre, the sardines were amazing!

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Received my Advanced Open Water certification, and was very happy. Beth was my primary dive master (with James being trained as a master, and a sidemount dive with Phil). All were fantastic, helpful, and made me feel very comfortable in the water. Not the cheapest...More

Thank Phil L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited with my girlfriend who is a less experienced diver, we were shown around and helped to put our equipment away, the friendly front desk ladies helped us book in for the dives we wanted and were very flexible, energetic divemasters clearly had spotting skills,...More

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Reviewed January 13, 2018

The guys at Savedra Dive Centre are brilliant. I have not dived for 10 years so emailed Savedra to ask them about their courses and what they would reccomend for me. Fatima emailed back almost imediately with options for me and a break down of...More

Thank Clare G
Reviewed December 22, 2017

Louie is a great dive instructor. I've dived with him for 5 days and had a wonderful vacation. We've seen countless turtles, sardines, coral shrimps. He shares his knowledge, experiences, and always find the best little creatures that hide in the sea. The staffs are...More

Thank Ellenkw
Reviewed December 19, 2017

I have been trying to get in touch with the team At Svadera for over a week and haven't still heard a thing from them . At this rate im not sure if they are interested in business at all. I would not dive with...More

Thank Sahil K
Lee B, General Manager at Savedra Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Hi Sahil. we can be contacted by our website(s), email, Skype, Facebook, messenger, twitter, wechat, cellphone, landline, fax, and of course TripAdvisor. We have been busy taking bookings on all channels, sorry to hear that you have been experiencing difficulty, please contact me personally Lee(at)savedra.com.

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Reviewed December 4, 2017 via mobile

I just want to share my 5 star experience during my DMT. Very accomodating staff, diveshop is huge and spacious.Logistics are very accessible. I get what I paid for in terms of Training and Education. Brief & concise absolutely no shortcuts.Always emphasize personal awareness,diver safety...More

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Lee B, General Manager at Savedra Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded December 21, 2017

Glad you enjoyed your time here, and welcome to the club, hope you make good use of that well earned Divemaster rating. Go gain some experience, then come back to us for your Instructor Development Course, then the real fun begins ;0) Lee

Reviewed October 13, 2017

Amazing experience with the #SardineRun! Seeing schools of fish in its natural habitat humbled me. You can't possibly catch them with your bare hands, and can't outrun them. So small yet so powerful underwater when moving together (schooling) without even a captain, leader or king!...More

Thank Ubsn
Lee B, General Manager at Savedra Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded December 21, 2017

Hi Ubsn Next time see if you can work out which one is the leader, that should keep you busy for a few dives ;0) Thanks for diving with us, and thank you also for the valuable feedback here Lee

Reviewed October 11, 2017 via mobile

A very busy dive shop runs with good logistics and operation management ! Friendly staff but you need to book in advance I have seen them turning so many people away as they couldn't accommodate every one ! I would given the five stars if...More

Thank Marwan83
Lee B, General Manager at Savedra Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded December 21, 2017

Hi Marwan It's not often we are turning people away, but it is always best to book ahead, it allows us to plan the groups a little more carefully, and get the ideal buddy teams lined up. Thanks for visiting us, hope you will make...More

Reviewed October 2, 2017 via mobile

Great dive centre! Well organized, big and spacious, and clean! People were great and helpful! Especially Fatima who helped w my reservation and Louie my dive guide! :) Equipment was well maintained and new too! Can't wait to be back to dive again!

Thank mellychoong
Lee B, General Manager at Savedra Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded December 21, 2017

Hi Melly thanks for diving with us, we appreciate it, thanks also for your feedback here Lee

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weijian2016
January 23, 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
July 25, 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
May 27, 2015|
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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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