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Submariner Diving Center

Hama Street | Brgy Masagana, El Nido, Palawan Island 5313, Philippines
+63 905 484 1764
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Type: Water sports
Owner description: SUBMARINER DIVING CENTER is the first and only PADI 5 Star Dive Resort in El Nido, Palawan Philippines, which is operated by the German Ronny Oliwka... more » Owner description: SUBMARINER DIVING CENTER is the first and only PADI 5 Star Dive Resort in El Nido, Palawan Philippines, which is operated by the German Ronny Oliwka who is PADI MSDT and TDI AN 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. We are committed to 100% PADI AWARE. 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. Submariner is also offering Palawan Diving Safaris 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. « less
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Perth, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 NEW

I did my open water advanced course with these guys and it was a great experience! The girls at the front desk were very friendly and helpful, my dive instructor was amazing and made me feel very comfortable in the water (even when I got dizzy during my deep water dive and almost thought I couldn't do it!) and the... More

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Derry, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014 NEW

Submariner Diving Center is easily the most enjoyable group in El Nido to dive with. whether a Master Diver or a complete amateur like myself the staff were excellent in making sure we got the most from our experience. All staff are trained to the highest standards and their attention to detail is second to none. Your safety is of... More

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Bratislava, Slovakia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

We were a group of 8 divers traveling across the Philippines and El Nido was one of our stays. We chose Submariner and we don't regret. From the mail communication before we arrived until the very last dive we had a great experience and we would like to advise Ronny's dive shop to everyone who is considering diving in El... More

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Elanora, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

Submariner Dive is without doubt the best dive shop in El Nido. Every single person on staff is professional, friendly, courteous to all and oh so knowledgeable. Their divemasters and instructors are first class & exceptionally qualified, it is safety first all the way; their equipment is in excellent condition and the local dive spots are expertly chosen depending on... More

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Manila, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014 via mobile

I had a certification open water course at submariner diving center and it was AMAZING!!! I was so satisfied with their service, all the staff was so accomodating, the food was great, the instructor and the dive master was doing an excellent job they're very professional of what they do. Overall, It was an unforgetable experience! Submariner your the BEST!!!

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

I hate to be the odd man out here but I was sorely disappointed with Submariner. As they were #1 on Tripadvisor (at the time of my dive) and they also had the best rate, I booked three dives with them. I don't know if I was just unlucky that day but I had to change my regulator TWICE -... More

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Harnosand, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014 via mobile

Had a great experience diving with this great group of people! Going from booking only Open Water course to when we left beeing Advanced Divers with Nitrox certification! Would really reccomend Submariner, felt really safe and a part of a great family during our days of diving!

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Vienna, Austria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

I booked the open water dive course (3 days - 6 dives) for my own and 6 fun dives with my friend. We were very satisfied with the service of the shop and quality of the instructors we had. Professional, friendly, patient. My friend was not well after 2 dives on a day, on which she booked 3 dives. After... More

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

I did my Advanced Open Water dive course here. Having not been diving recently, the team were very friendly and got me up to speed quickly with their protocols. Our instructors Steph and Andre were great, really friendly and went out of their way to make sure everyone was having a good time. Back at the dive centre, Joy was... More

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Moscow, Russia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

Great, friendly and profecional Team. We - 5 friends - finished with them Open Water and Advanced courses, everything was perfect. Our particular thanks to Stephanie, Aoibheann and Joy!

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