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Address: Hama Street | Brgy Masagana, El Nido, Palawan Island 5313, Philippines
Phone Number: +63 905 484 1764
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Description: SUBMARINER DIVING CENTER is the first and only PADI 5 Star Dive Resort in...
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.
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Greetings from a happy submariner customer My wife and I just did 3 wonderful (discovery) dives today with Andre. I would like to thank him once again for his patience,his... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 20, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW via mobile

Greetings from a happy submariner customer My wife and I just did 3 wonderful (discovery) dives today with Andre. I would like to thank him once again for his patience,his kindness and love of the sea he perfectly shared with us today. As well as a big thank you to the whole team around,on the boat and in the office...all... More 

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Cozumel, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 NEW

Let me begin by saying that I am extremely particular about who I dive with based on past experiences. Safety, gear quality, boat quality, DM to diver ratio, punctuality, and organization are the things I look for when choosing a shop. Ronni, Win, Efan, David, and the rest of the team are winning in all departments. They also know how... More 

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Haiphong, Vietnam
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Finished my EFR & Rescue Diver course with Ronny and his team. Easily the best dive shop in town: great staff (professional), great equipment, best boats. Need to say more? Well done Submariner Diving Center!

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Pasadena, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

I am a newbie diver without much experience, and it had been nearly two years since my last dive. Rommy was a great divemaster, who did a quick refresher on basic skills with me and two other new divers before embarking on our three dive package. He offered me some new buoyancy tips that were really helpful. The divemasters all... More 

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Gwangju, South Korea
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

I arrived at Submariner and was immediately welcomed. I was given the material and was even loaned a DVD player to watch the video in my hostel. The staff was extremely helpful and when I went to start training they reiterated everything I had read in the books. I had a little bit of difficulty equalizing but was given different... More 

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Taguig City, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Me and my friend booked for a day dive, it was my first time to dive ever and we found this diving center. It was one of the best diving center in el nido. The instructor was very nice, friendly, informative, friendly and professional. The day after were supposed to have our island hopping but cancelled it so we can... More 

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Manila, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

My friend and I both arrived El Nido via Puerto Princesa van ride around 1PM and are booked with island tours coming the following days of our stay in El Nido. Our only available time to dive was the day we arrive in El Nido from Puerto Princesa. I had a problem with finding a dive shop because most dive... More 

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

Completed my DM with Submariner in February Previously dove with Submariner & Ronny (the bossing) in 2012 and was so impressed I came back to complete my First Aid/Rescue & DM. Says it all really. I learned a lot from my instructor. Andre. Professional dive team. Dive boat crews very friendly & always willing to help. Go there, you will... More 

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Attained my PADI Open Water Diver cert with Submariner Diving and had an amazing experience! Owner (Ronny) and all staff were very responsive to my initial inquiries; course learning took place in the relaxed atmosphere of the upstairs cafe; my instructor (Andre Samayoa) was VERY experienced and knowledgable; and our "confined" & open water dives were simply surreal!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

I did my PADI Open Water Diver course at Submariner and it was amazing. Not only was my instructor, Aoibheann, patient and an excellent teacher, but the small group of us got on really well and had a fun three days. Great diving, great location and great food!!

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