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Address: Station 1, White Beach, Aklan Province 5608, Philippines
Phone Number: +63 36 288 5337
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a cozy dive center with a fantastic customer service

Free Willy diving center is in my opinion the best in Boracay. The owner (Willy) is paying attention to details and makes sure the guests are feeling comfortable and safe. Willy... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 26, 2015
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San Diego, California
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San Diego, California
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

Free Willy diving center is in my opinion the best in Boracay. The owner (Willy) is paying attention to details and makes sure the guests are feeling comfortable and safe. Willy takes its guests to the best dive sites on the island. What I really loved about it was that the boats are not packed. We usually went diving with... More 

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Sao Paulo, SP
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

I always dreamed to dive and this was my first experience, my instructor Ben, make me feel safe and relax all the time, he try everything to make your dive experience be just perfect. I walked from station 3 where was my hotel to the station 1 where the school is based after read the good reviews at Tripadvisor and... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

Loved diving with Willie and his team. Did 3 dives, one to a wreck where we saw a turtle skeleton which was a very unique experience. We did a reef dive and saw 4 (living) turtles, frog fish and loads of others exciting life. We finished with a deep dive to just past 35 metres and saw a beautiful reef... More 

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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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Beijing, China
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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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6 reviews 6 reviews
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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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