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Address: Sabang Beach, Puerto Galera, Mindoro 5203, Philippines
Phone Number: +63 921 588 5994
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Sea Rider Diver Center Puerto Galera, "The Back Packer's Choice"...

Sea Rider Diver Center Puerto Galera, "The Back Packer's Choice" has been diving and operating at Sabang Beach, Puerto Galera, Philippines for 10 years.

Our dive and course rates are guaranteed to be the most affordable (cheapest!) in the area. PADI, SSI and BSAC dive courses are offered.

We dive at least one hour (air permitted) and have the best macro spotter. All guides are very familiar with the dive sites and love to spot macro critters for underwater photographers. We discovered the Macro Haven dive site and is exclusive to Sea Rider divers. We don't mix fun divers and U/W photographers.

Dive master/guide to diver ratio is always kept at 1:4 to ensure safe diving.

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Cheap and casual fun dives

The diving was excellent, the equipment was good and the prices were even better. They are very flexible with whatever time you want to go diving as it depends on the groups there... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed December 29, 2015
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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015

The diving was excellent, the equipment was good and the prices were even better. They are very flexible with whatever time you want to go diving as it depends on the groups there and the dive masters available. Very casual diving - I'd like a little more order i.e. set times to go diving, etc. and my husband didn't like... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2015 via mobile

Diving prices vary a lot. This place scared us first because it was the cheapest (1100 Ps with the equipment rental) BUT everything was great, equipment and staff reliable, the dive master took us to nice spots and we had the whole boat just for ourselves! you can ask them for a half day snorkeling trip for 800 Ps (6... More 

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Koh Tao, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2015

Dropped in for several days diving following a recent Typhoon so the viz was not the best... Now Thats when the people at the dive centre make or break the diving and Mark and the guy's at Sea Rider went the extra mile and chose local sites that show cased the diving in Puerto Galera to the best. Pleasing both... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Mark and the Sea Rrider team are simply the best, I booked a couple of dives during a weekend away from a business trip to Manila and had a fantastic experience. I explained to Mark what I was looking for in terms of depth and adventure and he totally delivered. Communication was timely and clear making the whole experience easy.... More 

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Les Saisies, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

I'm instructor and I spend 3 days diving there, it's a really nice dive shop I found there. the staff is really friendly, listening to you. Mark is a really good guy and absolutely a very good diver. I had a lot of fun in the drift dive called canyons. The dive in sabang is sooo good!!! Also one day... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015 via mobile

Taking my open water dive course at Sea Rider was the ideal way to learn. Mark is a very friendly and knowledgeable man. He helped me learn the basics and then gave his own insight to help take diving out of the books and theory and put in to practice. A great relaxed vibe and staff that make you feel... More 

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Manila, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015 via mobile

Mark is a great instructor. He can quickly assess key requirements for each diver and sticks to the requirements for each skill level. Flexible with timing but sticks to agreed timetable. A perfect host.

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Thank sing09
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015 via mobile

Simply the Best 😃 Highly recommended to tourists and travellers seeking for fun and enjoyment exploring under the sea 😊

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015 via mobile

Excellent service and the best dive master Kuya Mark, very knowledgeable and will surely bring out the diver in you!

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Makati, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

I've been dreaming my whole life of one day learning how to dive. That day finally came last May 30 and 31, 2015 when a diver friend of mine (Jerel Fajardo) invited me to join him and his friends for a fun dive in Sabang, Puerto Galera. I enrolled myself in the DSD (Discover Scuba Diving) course inclusive of a... More 

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