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Savedra Dive Center

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Panagsama Beach, Moalboal 6032, Philippines
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Savedra is all you would ask for a diving center, they take great care of you and of their... read more

Reviewed April 29, 2017
Mons C
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I booked a dive safari with Savedra in the middle of march. I transfered the requested amount via a... read more

Reviewed April 29, 2017
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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 April 29, 2017 via mobile

Savedra is all you would ask for a diving center, they take great care of you and of their equipment. I passed my open water certification with them, it was super nice and I feel like I learnt all I need to feel comfortable under...More

Thank Mons C
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Lee B, General Manager at Savedra Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded April 30, 2017

Hi Simon great to hear you enjoyed the course, now remember to keep up the practise and dive! Don't be a stranger Lee

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Reviewed April 29, 2017

I booked a dive safari with Savedra in the middle of march. I transfered the requested amount via a bank transfer. About a week later, I get a confirmation of my payment, but it's around P1200 short. I wonder where the last money went and...More

1  Thank Ulrik S
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Lee B, General Manager at Savedra Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded January 15, 2018

Half of this is factual, We did promise to check up on where the imbalance in your payment came from, we did not do that, the statement that Abeth got a distracted by a busy week and it was overlooked was offered with an apology,...More

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Reviewed April 26, 2017 via mobile

This is the 3rd time I went with Savedra and they never fails. Planned this several months ago with my friend visiting from the US. Savedra arranged our transfer from the Airport to the Dive shop and Resort then back to Airport. They arrange our...More

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Lee B, General Manager at Savedra Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded April 28, 2017

Thanks for the review Mikhail, always a pleasure to have you around, see you soon for the DM course Lee

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Reviewed April 22, 2017 via mobile

We came to Moalboal as a group of 4 advanced open water divers with a 12.5 yrs old diver. We have purchased a diving package including accommodation, transfers and a day trip to Kawasan falls. Thanks to Abeth and her friendly staff all went smoothly...More

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Lee B, General Manager at Savedra Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded April 23, 2017

Hi KochmanR thank you for your visit, and for your review, we're happy you enjoyed your time here. Lee

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Reviewed April 21, 2017

I have been Scuba Diving since 1983 and I am a PADI Pro so I have seen a lot of dive shops over the years with both Good and Bad experience and everything in between. First off the staff at the dive center is very...More

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Lee B, General Manager at Savedra Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded April 23, 2017

Hi tjakesphotography clearly a lot of time and thought went into this review, thank you very much for that, these reviews are extremely valuable for helping other divers make a decision as to where they should spend their time. Very happy you enjoyed your time...More

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Reviewed April 17, 2017

We had booked 2 dives with Savedra. The first was shore dive to see the sardines for which you just need to swim out a few meters to the water and go down as its a sudden deep after a bit of shallow. We saw...More

Thank Megha C
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Lee B, General Manager at Savedra Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded April 23, 2017

Hi Megha rest assured if you were told that a dive site was unsuitable for your skill/training level, it was done with your best interests in mind. We have several boats, if one fills up, we supply another, that wouldn't have been a reason to...More

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Reviewed April 11, 2017 via mobile

Great staff, good equipement, good boats, all you need to feel safe and make great dives with local and international guides and instructors

Thank Fabien H
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Lee B, General Manager at Savedra Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded April 23, 2017

Hi again Fabien, always good to see you back here, until the next time Lee

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Reviewed March 24, 2017

The employees are all really nice, not exactly helpful, but very nice. They always seem to be playing catchup with what is going on in the office. You need to sign up for your dives a day or two in advance to make sure they...More

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Lee B, General Manager at Savedra Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded April 23, 2017

Hi PilotDags During busy periods such as the Easter break it will be busy. Booking ahead is recommended anytime, but essential during these periods. You elected not to book in advance, we did our best to accommodate you, but naturally those that did book will...More

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Reviewed March 21, 2017 via mobile

To start off, i want to point out that I have never written a bad review about any place I've been to but this was a particularly bad customer experience. So I planned to do my advanced course with Savedra last week and had exchanged...More

1  Thank Brendan B
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Lee B, General Manager at Savedra Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded January 15, 2018

Hi Brendan it's worth considering that dive instructors work on commission, it's not in their interests to turn people away, when to do turn people down due to medical problems it demonstrates a responsible attitude from them. Customers coming to us for dive courses have...More

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Reviewed March 16, 2017 via mobile

It Was an awesome center for doing our scuba diving .. Thanks you François Burg to be our instructor ! 😊 Great experience and best team EVER ! Love all Michel ❤

Thank Mégane S
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Lee B, General Manager at Savedra Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded April 23, 2017

Hi Megane Thanks for your review, and the visit, it wass great to have you both here for the week 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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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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