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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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Amazing first dive in El Nido!!

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... read more

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

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 via mobile

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

My wife and I had the lovely opportunity to earn our open water certifications with Submariner Diving Center in late November/Early December of 2014. Ronny and his crew were amazing in every way. The diving center is professional, safe, and fun in every way.In addition, the food they provide while on multiple dives is excellent. Despite a typhoon that interrupted... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Even when the underwater visibility was not so great because of plancton, our dive master Romy, with his sharp eyes, managed to spot everything that was worth seeing. Romy is a great dive master. He is calm, passionate, attentive and safe. The food served on the boat for lunch was also remarkably good. Post dive logbook record time was also... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015 via mobile

No doubt they are ranked number 1!!! I dived 2 days while in El Nido. Unfortunately the first day were full so I went to another one and ended absolutely underwhelmed, even thought about not diving there again. However, this was going to be my last dive during this trip so I decided to do it but this time with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

I completed my open water dives here, with my boyfriend joining for a refresher, and we had the most amazing time with our instructor, Steph. She was a brilliant and professional instructor and made us feel very comfortable and confident in what we were about to do. She gave clear and detailed instructions about skills we were about to learn,... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

Just came back from a 6 week experience completing the Divemaster Course and it has been an amazing experience! My instructor Steph couldn't have been more profesional, dedicated and helpful. All of the staff was really supportive and kind throughout my learning process. Service and knowledge about the dive sites around El nido is a key factor and Submariner nail... More 

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Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

It was an amazing dive experience happened to me during my Visit to the beautiful country of Philippines, specifically El Nido Palawan. I learned a lot and enjoyed by dive with Submariner. They really helped me and they are very professional... I will definitely visit again & recommend it to my friends.

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