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Free Willy Diving

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Address: Station 1, White Beach, Aklan Province 5608, Philippines
Phone Number: +63 36 288 5337
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Five Stars!

Wow, what a fantastic experience! I recently completed my Open Water Certification with Free Willy Diving and it was amazing! My instructor (Steve) was extremely patient... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 22, 2015
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18 reviews 18 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Wow, what a fantastic experience! I recently completed my Open Water Certification with Free Willy Diving and it was amazing! My instructor (Steve) was extremely patient, experienced and really professional. In fact, all of the staff were great - honestly such amazing, unexpected hospitality - something that is really rare nowadays. Arriving every morning at Free Willy to smiling faces... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

I think the title says it all! This was one of the highlights of my stay. Where to begin? Willy is great. He's clearly into seeing the big stuff when diving and so can give you great tips on that. I am, however, more into looking for the little invisible things. Once we had established that, he put me with... More 

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Boracay, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Me and my better half, we knew we wanted to dive, despite my crazy, even a bit irrational fear of breathing only through my mouth. I had a couple of stumbles at the confined sessions to the point of not wanting to dive at all, but it was all totally worth it - our instructor was patient, helpful, we practised... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

It was my first dive after I got my liscence. I was assigned a personal dive master. Felt very safe and reassured throughout the entire dive. Wish I could have dived more with them. Will definitely dive with them if I visit boracay again.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Stumbled into Free Willy while walking back to our hotel. My friend and I enquired about diving and I'm glad we chose to dive with them! Did 3 dives with them and we had Steve as our dive master. He was really good and made sure to check up on us often. Requested for the video and picture taking package... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

We popped into Free Willy purely by chance and it was indeed a great experience! I had recognized it as one of the centres with good reviews on tripadvisor but more than that, we stayed because it had a really nice family feel to it. Willy and team were extremely friendly and professional at the same time. My friend and... More 

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Anna Bay, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

I did my nitrox cert and several fun dives through these guys, Willy and all his staff are friendly, professional and all share a love of the ocean that can't be taught, this fact is why diving with this hassle free dive shop made for some of the best dives ive ever done, the diving on boracay was hit and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

These guys were amazing, I can't speak highly enough of our experience with them. We are fairly experienced divers and did a Nitrox course here, the staff are very helpful, friendly and still super excited about diving and life. We also had young kids (early teens) in the group and they did the discover scuba course and we found these... More 

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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

We completed our open water certification here. They did a great job teaching, and were extremely patient. We got to see a lot of great sea life, while learning to dive. Extremely safety oriented. The people seem more like a family, and the place is as much a hangout for the customers and divers, as a dive shop, with card... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

After I had a bad experience during my open water beginner course. I did not attempt to dive anymore because I just don't like it but as my travel buddy wants to dive, I grit my teeth and follow her. When the dive master realised that I had not dive since 2010 after I graduated from my course, he immediately... More 

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