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Savedra Dive Center

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Panagsama Beach, Moalboal 6032, Philippines
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Fun dives!

Spent 3 days diving in Moalboal, with 3 dives a day. Savedra is a nice company, well organised and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Sophie Y
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Choosing this place was one the best decisions I did!

Firstly, the approachable receptionist was kind enough to make sure that she will assign an... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Ken C
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“sardines”(52 reviews)
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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...more
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Panagsama Beach, Moalboal 6032, Philippines
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Spent 3 days diving in Moalboal, with 3 dives a day. Savedra is a nice company, well organised and friendly service/staff. We didn't shop around the other many dive sites around so cannot compare on prices, but in my opinion although not super cheap it...More

Thank Sophie Y
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Firstly, the approachable receptionist was kind enough to make sure that she will assign an instructor that I prefer. Then, I met Beth, who was my dive instructor for the following days. Beth was kind yet firm and clear with giving instructions. I never felt...More

Thank Ken C
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I recognized this diving center from others recommendation, AND ITS TRULY GREAT! First of all, this diving center has various instructors for adapting your language demands. Secondly, all instructors and DM are really kind and patient to share the best views under the sea of...More

Thank HAOGANG M
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Lee B, General Manager at Savedra Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Haogang Glad you enjoyed your course, thank you diving with us Lee

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Did 9 dives over 3 days with Savedra and was impressed with the organisation and quality of dive. All different dive sites and easy set up once you have all the gear from the first dive. Good value for money, especially when you do multiple...More

Thank sboleat
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Lee B, General Manager at Savedra Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi sboleat thank you for your visit and the review

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Reviewed 14 April 2018

I only decided a week prior to arriving in Moalboal to complete my PADI Open Water course with Savedra, I went based on the great reviews I read and definitely did not disappoint. Everyone I communicated with (through email and at the shop) were very...More

Thank Alessandra C
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Lee B, General Manager at Savedra Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Alessandra Thank you for sharing your experience here, and for you visit, much appreciated Lee

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Reviewed 1 April 2018

Decided to do my Open Water certification at Savedra Dive Center as the dive center seemed trusty - responsive and encouraging. I soon learnt that they are very strict on safety standards and skills when I took up the course with my Instructor, Maribeth Balane....More

1  Thank chelsnsq
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Lee B, General Manager at Savedra Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

hi chelsnsq wonderful review, thank you very much for sharing it here, look forward to your next visit. Lee

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Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

But Kuya Jaime, my Discover Scuba Diving instructor, encouraged me not to quit and I so I made it! When my husband and I decided to have a trip to Moalboal, I knew I should try to go scuba diving. I heard the sardine run...More

2  Thank cupcakeko
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Lee B, General Manager at Savedra Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded 1 April 2018

Hi Cupcakeko great to hear you had such a positive experience, and thank you for taking so much time to share it here for the benefit of others. I hope the experience has installed a love of the ocean, and has encouraged you to pick...More

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Reviewed 30 March 2018 via mobile

The dive spots are okay. Dive instructors are alright, the staff in the office a little grumpy. The diving school is always flooded by people, everybody is busy rushing around. Personell is just unable to cope with all the customers. Dives are nowhere near individually...More

Thank Fabian H
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Lee B, General Manager at Savedra Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded 1 April 2018

Thank you for your feedback Fabian, I will try to learn what i can from it. Some points you might have considered before leaving it 1-you arrived without a booking during the Easter break, one of the busiest times of the year for all dive...More

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Reviewed 12 March 2018

I did a discover dive with several friends at Savedra Dive Center and was very impressed. We had two different instructors that were both knowledgeable and friendly. I felt comfortable throughout the experience. Savedra took us to the sardine run in the morning and a...More

Thank JMorando12
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Lee B, General Manager at Savedra Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded 1 April 2018

Hi JMorando12 thank you for your review, glad you enjoyed your time here Lee

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Reviewed 27 February 2018 via mobile

Savedra Dive Center has world class facilities at Moalboal Panagsama Beach. Besides there dive boats, a few steps away is shore access to a reef with flashing sardines schooling in the sun. Very professional friendly instructors such as Maribeth make this a world class experience...More

Thank John S
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Lee B, General Manager at Savedra Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded 1 April 2018

Hi John thank you for your feedback, I will pass it on to Beth Lee

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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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