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Savedra Dive Center

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Panagsama Beach, Moalboal 6032, Philippines
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Worst diving trip ever

The trip was very unpleasant for the following reason: The boat was very small and inadequate... read more

Reviewed March 16, 2015
A M
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London, United Kingdom
Worth to go...

The staff was really friendly and professional helping us finding accommodation even if they messed... read more

Reviewed February 16, 2015
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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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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 March 16, 2015

The trip was very unpleasant for the following reason: The boat was very small and inadequate for a trip like this, only 1 toilet with pump actioned shower (no running water) for 19 people (12 divers, 2 guides and 5 crew members), one small tank...More

12  Thank A M
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Lee B, General Manager at Savedra Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded April 14, 2015

Hi Am, This was not easy to read, we do everything we can to make these trips as smooth and enjoyable as possible, when we get it wrong, which would seem to be the case here, it's quite upsetting. I am very sorry to hear...More

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Reviewed February 16, 2015 via mobile

The staff was really friendly and professional helping us finding accommodation even if they messed up with our booking. our dm was super cool, he was able to check and replace my lpi on my bcd on the flight just before diving! Really professional with...More

1  Thank teyogofy
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Lee B, General Manager at Savedra Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded March 11, 2015

Hi Teyogofy Thank you very much for visiting us and for leaving your feedback here. Regards

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Reviewed December 20, 2014

1. Staff was very helpful, specially Ms. Ambeth, answers your questions promptly and patiently. 2. Dive shop has everything, full diving gears and computers. 3. My Dive Master (Eusel) was very patient, polite and knowledgable about the dive sites, he takes care of you underwater,...More

Thank EvaDemonia
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Lee B, General Manager at Savedra Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded January 4, 2015

Hi Eva, thanks for diving with us, it was great to have you here. Regards from myself, Abeth,Eusel and the team Lee

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Reviewed December 16, 2014

After 12 yrs of passing my dm course I finally decided to take the plunge and go for the IDC with Savedra. Of course after so long without continuing my diving education, things have changed and I was worried that being such a "dinosaur" I...More

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Lee B, General Manager at Savedra Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded January 4, 2015

Hi Pete, thanks for the review, it was a great experience working with you and the other candidates, thanks for choosing us get you started in your new career. Lee

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Reviewed December 5, 2014

Very competent Dive Instructress, Miss Natsumi from Japan, took me on a Dive Exploration to the house reef. Saw 4 turtles in the house reef and wonderful sea life. Trip of a life time :)

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Lee B, General Manager at Savedra Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded December 7, 2014

Hi Nicolas, thank you for leaving your feedback, and the photos, they look great. Hope to see you again. Lee

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Reviewed December 3, 2014

Booked some dives with this outfit today. First dive at 9am went fine. Second dive at 2:30 they left without me at 2;34 while they saw me walking toward dive shop and waved on the way out. Very rude! . They also took my gear...More

5  Thank Robert J
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Lee B, General Manager at Savedra Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded December 7, 2014

Hi Robert, Firstly thanks for giving us a try, we do appreciate your business, and I am sincerely sorry you had a negative experience, however... Our boat dive schedule is published on the website, in at least two clearly visible points in the store, is...More

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Reviewed November 26, 2014

Just being back from amazing short holiday and had one of the best dive experiences of my life. These guys are just the right mix of friendliness and professionalism and were great from the beginning to end. Wonderful effortless service at Savedra Diving Center, the...More

1  Thank jodimarfil
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Lee B, General Manager at Savedra Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded December 7, 2014

Hi Jodie, that's great to hear, thank you so much for your kind review. Talisay is also one of my favorite dive sites, if you manged to get any good pictures please post a few on our facebook site. Hope to see you again soon....More

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Reviewed November 10, 2014

I was sailing a week and had a lot of fun .. We had a diverse and far islands .. Just what I want is that will be a local guide ..More

Thank Rafi A
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Lee B, Manager at Savedra Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded November 14, 2014

Hi Rafia, thanks for your feedback, glad you enjoyed the dive safari. Be sure to check out our special offers, we have a few selected safaris throughout the year with additional free diving in Sipalay and Moalboal and discounts. Safari season is October through to...More

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Reviewed October 22, 2014

We are a diving couple and found Savedra, when we were looking for a diveshop around Panagsama beach to do some fundives. We were really surprised from the first day regarding the professionalism we found there. After a detailed roundtrip on the diveshop, equipment handling...More

Thank Stefan_SN
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Lee B, Manager at Savedra Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded October 23, 2014

Hi Stefan, Thanks for the review and congratulations again on the IE pass, wish you a successful start to your new career. Drop by and see us anytime. Lee

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Reviewed October 14, 2014 via mobile

These guys are soo nice, when we arrived Mr Herman met us where he was so helpfull then i had my 10 dives with Beth & Dan, they are so nice and protective in & even out of water, really 5 star PADI dive center,...More

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Lee B, Manager at Savedra Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded October 19, 2014

HI Khaled, it was really a pleasure to have you and your partner join us for a week, good to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. Look forward to your next visit. Regards from me and the team. 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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