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Savedra Dive Center

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Address: Panagsama Beach, Moalboal 6032, Philippines
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+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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Instructor Development Course

I recently completed my Instructor Development Course at Savedra. Course was exceedingly well put together with a huge amount of input from staff. Great instructors with a wealth... read more

Reviewed January 1, 2017
RichardPClarke
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Okinawa Prefecture, Japan
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Okinawa Prefecture, Japan
2 reviews
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Reviewed January 1, 2017 via mobile

I recently completed my Instructor Development Course at Savedra. Course was exceedingly well put together with a huge amount of input from staff. Great instructors with a wealth of knowledge and a wide range of teaching approaches to suit any needs or learning styles. Very reasonably priced and great value for money. I'll definitely come back. Thank you!

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

Hi Rich Thanks for joining the course, we really enjoyed having you onboard and you definitely helped to make it a positive experience for everyone else involved. I wish you all the best in Japan, hopefully your travels will bring you back this way sometime soon. Lee More 

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Reviewed December 29, 2016

Last November I (and my boyfriend) did our IDC with Savedra and we could not have picked a better spot to do this. Before the actual course started we some time for fundiving with the shop and refresh our Divemaster skills after being out of the water for nearly a year. All the staff is super friendly and more important,... More 

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

Hi Ster Thanks for taking the time to share your experience here, very helpful both to us and people considering training with us. You and Jase were a great addition to the team, you helped us to make an excellent course for the staff and students alike, thank you for all of your input and hard work. I hope you... More 

Singapore, Singapore
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Reviewed December 27, 2016

Fun dives, helpful instructors and staff, and great location. Did the advanced open water course with a night dive. Improved diving skills, and seeing the sardine rush was really cool!

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

HI zctpd36 You never forget your first night dive, hope you enjoyed it as much as I did. Thanks for diving with us, hope you can visit again. regards Lee More 

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Reviewed December 27, 2016

I did my instructor course with Savedra and this was a perfect decision. During the IDC you have to learn a lot, so I didn´t expect to have much fun during the course. But the opposite happened. The lessons were fun also because of the good humor of the Course Director Lee Butler and very nice classmates. And we had... More 

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

Hi Stefan Thanks for choosing us to get your new career started, I think you'll be an excellent instructor, and I look forward to working with you, glad you were able to stick around in Moalboal. Lee More 

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 reviews
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Reviewed December 26, 2016

My dream for years was to become a dive instructor and I finally made the step to do my IDC at Savedra dive center. The best choice I ever made. The staff, course director Lee, instructor Phil and Martin where the amazing professional team who made the course the best, fun and most challenging time in my life. Even in... More 

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

Hi Sabine I'm a bit late in leaving this response, so already I have seen you at work as a dive instructor, clearly you were meant for this job! Keep up the excellent work, I look forward to working with you some more. Lee More 

Milheeze, The Netherlands
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Reviewed December 22, 2016 via mobile

As we were always curious about scuba diving we decided to get our Padi Open Water course during our travel trough the Philippines. We are very happy that we had chosen for Savedra Dive Center in Moalboal. The dive center and their staff were so professional. The equipment is from good quality and well maintained. We did the course with... More 

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

Hi Wesley Thanks for diving with us and for taking the time to share your experience here, both much appreciated! regards Lee More 

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Reviewed December 20, 2016 via mobile

Just to keep it simple. Decent diving school. Gear is good. Price / Quality is good. One shore dive cost me 1400 PHP. Sardine run is awesome! Would recommend it. -SK No practical notes.

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

Hi Soon Kit thanks for the review, much appreciated Lee More 

Frankfurt (Oder), Germany
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Reviewed December 18, 2016

During our 2 and a half weeks stay, we experienced an excellent dive center. The dives were very nice and the guides very professional. We learned a lot at our deep dive specials with Tim. Like other guests, we will come again.

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

Hi Stefan great to hear you enjoyed your course, you picked a good instructor in Tim, I'll make sure he receives your feedback. Hope to see you again Lee More 

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3 reviews
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Reviewed December 10, 2016 via mobile

I did my EFR, rescue diver and Nitrox courses at Savedra. Firas was my instructor for all of them and went a Nitrox diving with him as well. Before starting the courses, he explained very clearly what I would learn, what skills I would get and how much they would cost, which helped me a lot. In the EFR and... More 

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

Hi Yukky That is the perfect impression of a Rescue course, hard work, and a lot of fun. It sounds like you definitely got your moneys worth there, I hope you feel confident enough to take charge if ever a rescue diver is needed. Thanks for choosing us, and for leaving your review here, both are very much appreciated. Lee More 

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Reviewed December 3, 2016 via mobile

Best place to dive with the sardine!! Since the sardines are in front of the shop the dives are cheaper than in other shop because it can be a shore dive! Very professional instructors!

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

Hi Rafaiel Thanks for choosing to dive with us, glad you got to see the sardines, they are something very special! Visit us again soon. Lee More 

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