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Savedra Dive Center

#2 of 21 Tours in Moalboal Features Animals
Panagsama Beach, Moalboal 6032, Philippines
+63 32 474 3488
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Avoid if you aren't experienced

I never write bad reviews however my experience at Savedra was particularly awful and will no doubt... read more

Reviewed April 10, 2014
Willjohn1
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Hong Kong, China
Amazing, Amazing Experience

We completed our Open Water certification in this dive center on March 13, 2014 and was very glad... read more

Reviewed April 8, 2014
Joey V
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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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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 good15%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“house reef” (24 reviews)
“dive shop” (56 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 April 10, 2014

I never write bad reviews however my experience at Savedra was particularly awful and will no doubt be experienced by others. I went out on 3 'fun' dives with Lindy (Divemaster) who's first question to me was what is your air consumption like? I said...More

2  Thank Willjohn1
Lee B, Manager at Savedra Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded April 14, 2014

Hi Will, firstly I'd like to thank you for your feedback, positive or otherwise these comments help us to improve. I was very surprised to read about your experience with us, Lindy has been guiding dives for more than 20 years and typically sets the...More

Reviewed April 8, 2014

We completed our Open Water certification in this dive center on March 13, 2014 and was very glad with our decision. The owner of the resort that we stayed at, Cabana, recommended Savedra to us. All the staff at Savedra knew what their roles are...More

Thank Joey V
Lee B, Manager at Savedra Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded April 14, 2014

Hi Joey, Thanks so much for your comments, it's great to hear you had such a positive experience with us. Rex and the crew send their regards, we always print these comments for our staff to see what they are getting right and where we...More

Reviewed April 2, 2014 via mobile

Came here with my husband for our Open Water Course. It was really a gamble cos we simply based on the reviews from tripadvisor. And we loved it! Gears were well organised and routinely serviced. You have your own alloted space to put your gears....More

Thank BeachBumResortLove
Lee B, Manager at Savedra Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded April 4, 2014

Hi Wani & Kin, thank you for training with us, we hope to see you again, and thank you for your feedback. Both Herman and Abeth send their regards. Lee

Reviewed March 24, 2014

Excellent service! The DM ratio to divers is never more than 3:1, our DM Larry was always very accommodating. Pescador Island is a treat, the bait ball right in front of the dive shop was an incredible experience. Their dive set up was very convenient....More

Thank alohabic
Lee B, Manager at Savedra Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded April 4, 2014

Hi Alohabic, thanks for diving with us, the Sardine ball seems to be getting bigger everyday, having it right in front of our diving shop is a real treat. See you next time, Lee

Reviewed March 8, 2014

Excellent dive center. Probably the best you can find in Moalboal. I did my IDC course here. Lee, the course director, is very good! The diving during the idc is free and you get as extra the nitrox instructor speciality certification. Fun dives are great,...More

Thank tom_adriaens
Lee B, Manager at Savedra Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded March 15, 2014

Hi Tom, It was a pleasure to have you with us, congratulations on passing the IE

Reviewed March 1, 2014

Professional and caring customer, in short everything you need to have an astonishing experience underwater in these seas.

Thank RudeBaldo
Lee B, Manager at Savedra Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded March 15, 2014

Hi RudeBaldo, thanks for your feedback. Good to hear you enjoyed your stay, hope to welcome you back again sometime

Reviewed February 4, 2014

the savedra bungalows are excellent.spotleely clean --hot showers comfortable beds and a balcony next to the waves.all opposite the best restaurant in moalboal --the pleasure principal run by a splendid eccentric englishman --steve martin.he serves pastis guy hodgson from north yorkshire

Thank guy h
Lee B, Manager at Savedra Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded March 15, 2014

HI Guy, thank you for your comments, safe travels

Reviewed January 2, 2014

Nine of us arrived at Cebu from Singapore with our heavy gear bags and were met with two vans almost immediately. After about three hours on the road, we "officially" began our dive vacation with Savedra Dive Center. I must say that from the very...More

Thank loliloso
Lee B, Manager at Savedra Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded March 15, 2014

James it was great fun having you and your group with us, hope you can find time for another visit soon. All the best , Lee

Reviewed December 26, 2013

To get here, you'll need to land at Cebu airport and take a taxi, a van or a bus... but I would recommend a taxi even though it might be more costly compared to the others as it'll be a 3 and a half hour...More

Thank lilkelvz
Lee B, Manager at Savedra Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded December 31, 2013

Hi lilkelvz, thank you for your email regarding this review, your feedback was very useful. We do have a strict no touching policy here, I have had an opportunity to discuss the matter with your Divemaster, it will not be happening again. Multi-lingual briefings can...More

Reviewed November 13, 2013

I have make two dives with them. One in the house reef and the other to Pescador Island. The dive master is professional and does his job well. However he does no bother really to help us find any unique marine life for us to...More

1  Thank mousehunt
Lee B, Manager at Savedra Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded December 31, 2013

Hi Mousehunt, Thanks for your feedback, in general our staff are excellent at picking out even the smallest critters, unfortunately they do not always wish to be found. Let's set your divemaster a challenge next time you come and dive with us, agree on some...More

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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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