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Address: | c/o Shangri-la's Mactan Island Resort and Spa, Lapu Lapu 6015, Philippines
Phone Number: +63 32 231 5060
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7:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 10:00 pm

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Excellent professional dive center

Dive Experience: I am a PADI Advanced Open Water diver with around 50 dives at various locations worldwide. I booked to do 2 dives on a Saturday and 2 on a Sunday. Location... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 16, 2015
Martin C
Reading, United Kingdom
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Reading, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2015

Dive Experience: I am a PADI Advanced Open Water diver with around 50 dives at various locations worldwide. I booked to do 2 dives on a Saturday and 2 on a Sunday. Location: Scotty's is approx. 30-40 mins from the city centre depending on traffic, it’s based within the grounds of the Shangri La Hotel. The hotel grounds and pool... More 

3 Thank Martin C
Penang Island, Malaysia
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119 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 via mobile

I dive now for more than 30 years and was pretty much every where in the world diving. I can't remember that I saw anywhere a better equipped and a better managed dive center. You can see, feel and experience that this is not just business but that the owner is with heart and soul behind it - bravo guys... More 

2 Thank Andreas S
Singapore, Singapore
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015

We are staying at the Shangri-La as a family so we visited Scotty's for diving. Our 2 kids availed their program which allow kids to scuba dive in the pool. Both kids had a terrific experience with pictures and videos. Great attention to details and super equipment. For those of you who are french, Yohann, the GM is french and... More 

2 Thank John R
Hong Kong Region, China
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

We went Deep Sea Fishing with them. Nice boat, good equipment, knowledgeable staff. A bit pricey but we were not charged extra for the beers :)

2 Thank Cyril A
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16 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

The facility is awesome, the quality of the air/nitrox in the tank is, without any doubt, more than excellent (you can see their compressors system thru a huge windows and door's glass and inside it's clean like a pharmaceutical laboratory, it's impressive). They do all kind of courses from many different international diving agencies They do PADI, SSI, RAID, etc... More 

3 Thank toto t
Metro Manila, Philippines
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138 reviews
40 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 via mobile

We were left by the boat captain during our night dive and didnt report that divers were missing. Store was even closed with divers still at sea?!!!! Luckly our trainer was good but too bad he quitted

3 Thank irwin1985
mikalivingston, Dive Manager at Marine Tour - Scotty's Action Sports Network, responded to this review

Hi there, It’s always good to receive feedback from our guests. Please allow me to address each of your comments as safety is our utmost concern: Our dive instructor chose to exit on a beach adjacent to the dive site rather than wait for the boat to collect him as he felt this was more appropriate. Experienced dive instructors, as... More 

Nagoya, Japan
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84 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

I was told to dive here by a dive professional. He said they have an excellent air system for tanks, and they are a professional dive center. I was told correctly. From the time I arrived, people were friendly. I booked a short time in advance and still was able to get dives. I have my own gear so I... More 

4 Thank steven_nagoya
Phnom Penh, Cambodia
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8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

I went diving with Scotty's in June 2013 and had such an amazing experience that I decided to go back for the Adventure Dive and Nitrox courses in June 2015. Taking a course is not like just going for a dive. Learning from the best instructors will make you a better and safer diver. Ideally, one should take dive courses... More 

5 Thank Zulumbi
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015 via mobile

Scotty's dive centre is a great place for learning scuba diving. The marine sanctuary is good for beginners. Our instructor, Victor, is very helpful and patient. Thank you for taking care of us!

5 Thank Janis April A
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85 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

Well stocked with excellent and high quality gear. Professional service with detailed information provided. Friendly, knowledgeable, highly experienced dive masters. However, some of the local Filipina girls appear to have an attitude - they don't smile at customers, act frazzled & are disorganised and not as helpful as the other nationalities.

3 Thank eyespytraveler

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