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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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Ranked #1 of 25 Activities in El Nido
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Water sports, Adventure
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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.
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Stilwell, Oklahoma, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 NEW

While in El Nido I stopped by this establishment late one evening, from that point on everything necessary to complete my open water certification was handled. Great staff, great dives, best food I ate on the entire 2 weeks in country was on the beach between dives. 2 thumbs up for he entire experience. Andre Samayoa, my instructor was knowledgable... More

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Veenendaal, Utrecht, Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 NEW

Visited several diving centers in El Nido for information before walking into Submariner right at the beach. Immediately got a good vibe from them and they definately lived up to that! Very friendly, professional, enthousiastic staff who know what they are talking about, great service and great diving. My instructor Aoibheann was patient, professional and fun to dive with. Great... More

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Worthing, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

if you are looking for rest and relaxation, El Nido is your answer. But add the excitement of diving, watching fish and good companionship, then SUBMARINER are your perfect partner and host, Together with the experience of a first rate instructor, a helping hand at all times and a friend when you get back. Plus a well equipped and maintained... More

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Rochdale, England, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

This club is FANTASTIC and offers very affordable diving. I dived with Submariner for 8 days in a row after reassuring myself I would only do 2 to save money for the rest of my travels but it was too much fun to stay away. I had so much fun with all the staff at Submariner. Very relaxed, fun but... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014 via mobile

I had the great fortune of spending nearly a month with Ronny and his Submariner crew, first working on my Rescue Diver and then completing my DM. The staff is highly professional, the teaching quality excellent and the equipment first rate. I was intensively coached throughout my training and was able to gain insight into the administration of a whole... More

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

I'm glad that we did our Open Water Course here. Everyone is so nice and patient. I never panicked in my life, but during mask removal I always managed to suck water through my nose and with the help of Aoibheann I managed to learn the skill. Now there is nothing left than practice. She is a very good instructor,... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014 via mobile

I did my open water certificate with submariner (first under-water experience) and i felt totally comfortable every second - from first e-mail contact, to the first step into the shop until the last goodbye. The equipment and the boat are top and the crew is experienced, caring, funny and very very friendly. Safety and environment are important for everyone of... More

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Taunton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

A great weeks diving with Submariner Dive Centre, very professional and safe. The boats we used were ok, however one of them the ladder position was next to useless. The DM was excellent and the food on board was ok. I will definitely be diving with them again when I go back next year.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014 via mobile

Wonderful staff, amazing service, beautiful ocean, and a beautiful instructor!!! Above all, they make sure it is safe. And that's the most important part. The lunch was awesome too! We had such a great time. Thank you very much and we will be back again !!!

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Vancouver, Canada
3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Hello, I have been wanting to get open water certified for years. I finally had the opportunity to do so at Submariner diving in El Nido. If it is in your budget I would say this is an excellent company to get certified with. I felt comfortable with the instructor and all the equipment. The boat was fantastic, with lots... More

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