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Address: Panagsama Beach, Moalboal 6032, Philippines
Phone Number:
+63 32 474 3488
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7:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Savedra Dive Center, winner of the CGP Best Nature Experience 2012 award,...

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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Great diving Great Staff=Great Vacation!!!!

My wife and I visited the Philippines for the first time. We started off by staying in the city of Cebu downtown and did not like the crowds and pollution. We heard about an oasis... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed July 4, 2012
Pat D
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Sebastian, Florida

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Sebastian, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 4, 2012

My wife and I visited the Philippines for the first time. We started off by staying in the city of Cebu downtown and did not like the crowds and pollution. We heard about an oasis located in Moal Boal called the Savedra Dive Center. We gave them a call and they arranged everything. What a great, hassle free experience. Savedra... More 

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2 Thank Pat D
Lee B, Course Director at Savedra Dive Center, responded to this review

Hi guys, thank you for the feedback, we really appreciate it. Don't forget to follow us on facebook where you will see some pictures and videos from recent rescue courses to keep you appetite wet. Best regards from the Savedra dive team More 

Berdorf, Luxemburg
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 27, 2012

Savedra Dive Center is for me the place to be, like a Family. I'm traveling since October'11 and enjoyed most of my time in Moalboal, specially Savedra Dive Center. I did my Divemaster Certification there and was also teached in other topics like Shop Managment, and welcome guests. The staff was very very helpful and nice. From A-Z it was... More 

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Lee B, Course Director at Savedra Dive Center, responded to this review

Great to hear you enjoyed your Divemaster training, our Instructor Development Courses run year round, check the Savedra website for a complete schedule. Best regards from the Savedra dive team More 

Cebu Island, Philippines
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 21, 2012

Recently I have been diving in Moalboal with Savedra Dive Center. I must say that their operations run pretty smooth. Dive staff is very friendly, Abeth and Herman helped me with accommodation and transfer back to Cebu. I didn't have to do a thing. I did a few dives and was very happy with Divemaster Jamie who can find incredibly... More 

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Lee B, Manager at Savedra Dive Center, responded to this review

Hi Halcyon73, thanks for sharing your feedback, you are quite right Jaime has eagle eyes when it comes to finding small Marine life. regards, Lee More 

Cebu
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 30, 2012

I am an expat living in Cebu and my hobby is diving. Went to Moalboal for a diving weekend with my girl friend and chose Savedra Dive Centre from a lot of choices available at Panagsama Beach. I was not disappointed; the staff was super-friendly, kind and hospitable and everything was very organized. My girl friend doesn’t have her own... More 

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Singapore,
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 30, 2012

I have dived with many dive operators all over the world and this is the first time I have come away with a bad feeling. They, like many places, operate a "first come first served" sign up for their dive sites. However this seems to go out of the window to attract new customer, often at the expense of their... More 

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6 Thank James M
Lee B, Manager at Savedra Dive Center, responded to this review

Hi James, it has been some time since you left this feedback, I was not with the company at the time, so unfortunately I cannot comment on the boat scheduling problem on that particular day, but I would like to address a few of your concerns about the dive center. Our approach to dive scheduling has been re-thought, a dive... More 

San Francisco, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 17, 2012

I dived at Savedra in May, 2012. Boats and divemaster (Os) were good, staff was pleasant, building well organized, but Pescador Island and the shoreline dive sites were all murky. Also, water where boat comes to shore was filled with trash and shoreline dive sites had a lot of trash. Might be better at a different month or with different... More 

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Lee B, Course Director at Savedra Dive Center, responded to this review

Hi thanks for your comments, sorry to hear you were a bit unlucky with the diving conditions. Post monsoon or storm we can get a bit of trash washing up from opposite islands. Thankfully this kind of thing is very rare and we get to work removing it as soon as possible, we do hope you get a chance to... More 

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