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Submariner Diving Center

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Hama Street | Brgy Masagana, El Nido, Palawan Island 5313, Philippines
+63 905 484 1764
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Great Diving!

The staff and facilities are fantastic! I highly recommend anyone diving in El Nido, go see... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Dan E
Busan, South Korea
Great operation

Lovely staff ! Great operation management ! Very organized and friendly staff! Very good number of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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SUBMARINER DIVING CENTER is the first PADI 5 Star Dive Resort and PADI TecRec Resort in El Nido, Palawan Philippines, which is operated by the German Ronny Oliwka who is PADI MSDT and PADI Tec Deep Instructor. Submariner is also certified as AQUALUNG PARTNER CENTER who offers high standard in Diving and Education as well as diving gear branded by AQUALUNG and APEKS. Not only the Equipment considers a high standard. Also the Staff is highly qualified and we keep international standards. For us diving is Fun and Joy and that´s what we want to experience to our Guests. We are located directly in the middle of the Main Beach of El Nido. Just visit us and learn more about us and diving. Started in November 2012 Submariner is also offering Palawan Diving Safaris to Port Barton and to the World famous WW2 Wreck destination Coron with a 60ft. Liveaboard. After Diving we welcome you at the 1st floor in our Bar & Restaurant “Habibi Restaurant & Shisha Cafe” where you can hang out and enjoy great Food, Drinks and maybe a Shisha after your Dive or in the evening and chat with great People.
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Hama Street | Brgy Masagana, El Nido, Palawan Island 5313, Philippines
+63 905 484 1764

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Reviewed 2 days ago

The staff and facilities are fantastic! I highly recommend anyone diving in El Nido, go see Submariner Diving Center.

Thank Dan E
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely staff ! Great operation management ! Very organized and friendly staff! Very good number of dive masters and instructors to ensure separating different diving levels! Experienced and professional dive masters ! Good gear quality

Thank Marwan83
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Congratulations to the whole team I met and 3 days diving with Flo and Win You got the best boat and service offered to the customers is of high range ! I feld so comfortable and really enjoyed my time with you Coralie

Thank Coralie F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Submariner crew, facilities and spirit provided an unparalled experience for my first time diving in general and for training for my Open Water certification. Special thanks to my instructor Flo for his patience, knowledge and coaching skills. Admittidly I was lacksidaisical in my initial...More

1  Thank Elisha G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The dive crew is very experienced and patient. The attention to detail and safety made me feel very comfortable as a beginner. The corals and fish are beyond description and Submariner made it all easy to enjoy.

1  Thank JObarski
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ive done a bit of diving around the philippines, and this is the best shop i've visited. My 67 year old mother, who never tried scuba before, got fantastic instruction and was comfortable going on three dives. I got the most thurough dive briefing. Plenty...More

1  Thank Cara S
Reviewed 12 September 2017

We are an American couple traveling on a budget, but looking to maximize our adventure whenever and wherever possible. Originally, we signed on with Submariners for 3 fun dives (one day), but after meeting A.J. (our dive instructor) Erroll, Ron, Jojo, Joey, Amy, Win, Flo,...More

Thank Evan D
Reviewed 9 September 2017

Huge boat, lots of space! Recommended by locals. Professional and attentive dive crew, quick setup on gears, very systematic, safety first, detailed briefing before and after dive, personalized experience, some of the scuba divers were able to get one-on-one attention as there were enough Dive...More

Thank Fei Wen L
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

We weren't going to dive in El Nido.... and what a great expirience!!! One of the best things we did in our 3 weeks in the Philippines. Not only because of the dives, but the environment they have. Their boat is amazing and full of...More

Thank Yoye D
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

We booked our dive here because it is best reviewed on TripAdvisor. NO REGRETS. We were able to pay the dive rates through PayPal, they did not add 4.5% like everyone else does, they claimed 'that's our cost'.... wow! That's right but very unusual. The...More

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Siegfred S
15 February 2017|
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Response from thegreatalmond | Reviewed this property |
You will be allowed to dive even without formal training. My friends and I got the starter package at 3500 Php per head. It included 1 underwater training and 2 fun dives in just a day. No idea about the age range. They... More
Paul S
9 July 2016|
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Response from Michael A | Reviewed this property |
Search for balay paragua... Its a 3min walk to dive center. I stayed there for 9days.