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Savedra Dive Center

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Panagsama Beach, Moalboal 6032, Philippines
+63 32 474 3488
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Laid back dive center

Good prices and friendly staff. Not a lot of explanation before the dives so if you are a nervous... read more

Reviewed July 14, 2017
Autumn44
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Austin, Texas
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Great place to get your Open Water

A friend and I did our open water at Savedra in May with and we had a fabulous experience. The dive... read more

Reviewed July 4, 2017
Disha P
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Dublin, Ireland
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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.
  • Excellent78%
  • Very good15%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“dive center” (42 reviews)
“house reef” (22 reviews)
“sardines” (47 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 July 14, 2017 via mobile

Good prices and friendly staff. Not a lot of explanation before the dives so if you are a nervous diver or a beginner, you might want to ask more questions. The shore dive was super easy and relaxing yet we did not get to actually...More

Thank Autumn44
Lee B, General Manager at Savedra Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded August 4, 2017

Hi Autumn good feedback thank you, it can happen that the guides miss some points of a briefing, please do not hesitate to ask, they'll appreciate it as much as you. Thanks for diving with us, and for your review. Lee

Reviewed July 4, 2017

A friend and I did our open water at Savedra in May with and we had a fabulous experience. The dive centre is right next to the sea and has all the facilities one might need. The dive sites are amazing we got to see...More

Thank Disha P
Lee B, General Manager at Savedra Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded August 4, 2017

Hi Disha thanks for your visit, and for the review. I will pass your regards onto Phil Lee

Reviewed July 2, 2017

The dive safari was fantastic and I think it was the ultimate highlight of our entire trip (we travelled onwards to Palawan - El Nido, and Coron). Thank you. Klaus and his team looked after us so well and took us to the most amazing...More

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Thank stellad909
Lee B, General Manager at Savedra Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded August 4, 2017

Hi Stella great to hear you enjoyed the trip, don't forget to check out the new additions, 2 day apo and sumilon safari, and 6 day cagayan island safari, you love them! Lee

Reviewed June 18, 2017 via mobile

Dived with savedra for 7 days and they were excellent. Really well organised and very friendly staff. On the last day they organised a bbq outside the shop to say goodbye and than us for our custom which was a really nice touch. Highly recommended.

Thank maddiePortsmouth
Lee B, General Manager at Savedra Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded August 4, 2017

Hi Maddie it was a great experience having you and your group with us for the week, thanks so much for your visit and for this review, hope to see you all again some time Lee

Reviewed June 15, 2017

My son, Joey, got his open water certification from Laura. He was only 17 and had some concerns about the unknown. Laura gave him personal attention and her obvious love ov diving transfered. His first words after dive number one were "super super crazy! Never...More

1  Thank Josephine C
Lee B, General Manager at Savedra Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded August 4, 2017

Hi Josephine thanks for choosing us to conduct your sons training, we appreciate the trust placed in us, and we're very happy to hear you both enjoyed your time. Lee

Reviewed June 8, 2017 via mobile

We did two dives with Savedra Dive Centre and we really liked it. The place itself it's amazing because you have a great spot to dive right there a couple of meters from shore, full of sardines and corals. Then we went to Pescador Island...More

Thank Anafilipaa
Lee B, General Manager at Savedra Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded August 4, 2017

Hi Ana thank you for your visit, and for leaving your review hear, both are very much appreciated Lee

Reviewed June 6, 2017 via mobile

Did a 5 dive package with our guide Lewis. Very professional and really funny which made for a fun experience. The rest of the staff were also very friendly. Diving with the sardines right out the front of the shop was great but our favourite...More

Thank Snowy M
Lee B, General Manager at Savedra Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded August 4, 2017

Hi Snowy thanks for diving with us, and for taking the time to leave your comments here, much appreciated Lee

Reviewed June 5, 2017 via mobile

I'd like to say a big thank you to Firas and Lee for the incredible patience they had during my diving course. I truely know it wasn't the easiest course for all of us. In my opinion Firas found the right balance of being demanding...More

Thank annamed2014
Lee B, General Manager at Savedra Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded August 4, 2017

Hi Anna it was a great experience for us to watch your progress, and you did an excellent job! Now your next performance requirement, do not let those skills go rusty, come and do some tec dives! See you soon Lee

Reviewed June 5, 2017 via mobile

I did 2 dives here with Beth, who was friendly, safety conscious and gave us a through briefing. She also found us some nice animals. For the first dive we went to their house reef which is directly in front of the dive shop and...More

Thank kjm-diver
Lee B, General Manager at Savedra Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded August 4, 2017

Hi Kjm thanks for diving with us, and for your review. It's always a tricky job to find the balance between non photographers and photographers, we do try to put them in groups together for that reason, sadly not always a possibility. I hope you...More

Reviewed June 4, 2017

Just finished the EFR & Rescue Course at Savedra and it was a five star experience. Staffs are nice and helpful, nice facilities, detailed intro for the first time of visit. Of all the courses I've done in the Phillipines, the EFR & Rescue course...More

Thank Liz_Wanglu
Lee B, General Manager at Savedra Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded August 4, 2017

Hi Liz glad you enjoyed the course, hope those skills are useful, thanks for training with us and for this review 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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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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