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Address: 6013, Philippines
Phone Number: 639276123359
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Description: PADI 5 Star IDC Dive Center, located on Malapascua Island in the...
PADI 5 Star IDC Dive Center, located on Malapascua Island in the Philippines. Offering daily thresher shark dives, mantas, hammerheads, reefs and wrecks, macro and muck diving, mating mandarin fish, seahorses, frogfish and much more. Small groups with experienced Divemasters and Instructors. TSD offers all the local dives sites, a full range of PADI courses from beginner to Instructor, dive internships and technical diving. British owned and run, professional and safe, with 8 years experience on Malapascua,
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The early morning dive to see the sharks really worth it. We have to get up at 4am, but looks like a cinema! We can see they from very close. The night dive is also very nice... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 21, 2015
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Singapore, Singapore
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6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

The early morning dive to see the sharks really worth it. We have to get up at 4am, but looks like a cinema! We can see they from very close. The night dive is also very nice, but more focused in macro. Gato island is an awesome day trip! 2 perfect dives with a lot of corals and thru a... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

This dive center is the oldest in the island. Well managed, with a professional crew and the best spot to see the thresher sharks (every dive center have the designated areas, to watch sharks in their natural environment, so spots are not too overcrowded).

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015 via mobile

Thank you to the whole thresher shark divers crew for a brilliant stay. We had so much fun, there was a time I thought we'd never leave. Me and my friend visited in march and did our PADI open water and advanced. All of the team were really welcoming and professional. Xesus and angus we're ruddy marvellous and patient instructors.... More 

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scbrdvr, Owner at Thresher Shark Divers, responded to this review

Hi guys, Thank you for your fun review! So glad to hear everything went so well, and that the crew looked after you :) Angus and Xesus are both very dedicated instructors, so not finishing the course is not an option!!! Huge congratulations on making it through :) And I will be sure and pass on your words to our... More 

Cambridge
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53 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

We arrived here after 3 days in Ticao and the only divers at the peak of Happy hour and felt a bit shell shocked...Sensibly we took the morning off and after probably the best dive /resort briefing we've ever had Susan's ministrations re-set our expectations for the start of 4 days great diving across macro & Sharks, unusual,rare and sometimes... More 

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scbrdvr, Owner at Thresher Shark Divers, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you for taking the time to write such lovely review. So glad to hear you enjoyed your diving so much and that cheeky little Marvin looked after you :) I will be sure and let him know he did well :) Hope to see you back on Malapascua sometime! Best regards, Andrea (Owner) More 

Tokyo, Japan
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

Before traveling, I emailed this dive shop back and forth, more than 10 times total. I always to a reply from owners Trevor and Andrea. Their replies were helpful,detailed ,and polite. I had agood impression of them and it made me more excited to go diving at TSD. I asked them about package deals and told twice I'd love to... More 

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scbrdvr, Owner at Thresher Shark Divers, responded to this review

Thank you to this reviewer for her honest feedback. We get very few poor reviews so I looked into it right away, and I found out that we were in fact at fault. I can’t apologise enough, not least because I started TSD because I share that same passion for diving. I want every one of our guests to be treated... More 

Taipei, Taiwan
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Perfect diving, perfect instructors (Cey and Angus), great service and a nice atmosphere. Me and my fiend visited Malpascua in the start of may, and had in advance booked our AOW at TSD. We had a great diving experience, and our two instructors (Angus and Cey) did a perfect job in creating the best learning environment, which made it really... More 

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scbrdvr, Owner at Thresher Shark Divers, responded to this review

Hi guys, Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review. 10 stars! Yay!!! Massive congratulations on your Advanced certifications, and glad to know that Angus and Cey looked after you so well on your course. I will be sure and pass that along. Happy diving in the future, and we hope to see you on Malapascua... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

We arrived on our first trip to the Philippines to be met at Mactan Cebu airport by the TSD team for an much needed air conditioned transfer in a large people carrier for around 3 1/2 hours to the boat for transfer to the Island. After 30 hours travelling from the UK the fantastic sunset that greeted us as we... More 

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scbrdvr, Owner at Thresher Shark Divers, responded to this review

Hi Duncan, Thank you for your lovely review! So glad to hear everything went so well, and that you were well looked :) Wilbert is a star and I will be sure and pass on your praise to him! I hear that you also had an excellent time in Dumaguete, so now that you’ve got a taste for the Philippines,... More 

Sydney, Australia
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4 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

Despite the relatively famous spot in the phillipines and globally, there is little info about malapascua. So here are a few tips. Getting there: taxi to city ~ 160 peso. ask for meter taxi, dont bother with the yellow ones. its overpriced. to malapascua island, you can take the bus from north station (~ 5.5 hours), or a better option... More 

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scbrdvr, Owner at Thresher Shark Divers, responded to this review

Thank you for the review - we always try to learn from every one. Much of this review related to Malapascua as a whole and even to Cebu and I’m afraid I can’t answer for the wider world, only for TSD. Even the title of this review, "Malapascua Dive Resort," does not apply to us as we do not have... More 

England
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37 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

Our last visit to TSD was just before the typhoon hit in 2013. We were keen to come back to support the island and see how they had coped. Apart from the noticeable lack of trees the island seems to have recovered well. We were given our usual very warm welcome. The weather was very kind to us and we... More 

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scbrdvr, Owner at Thresher Shark Divers, responded to this review

Hi Evelyn, Thanks for your kind review and for coming to visit again. Glad to know that things are back to normal after the typhoon 18 months ago. Marble rays at Gato! That’s very special, lucky you!!! Hope to see you again in another couple of years?! :) Best regards Andrea (Owner) More 

Columbus, Ohio, United States
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27 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

So far, Malapascua has been my favorite island. Very relaxed vibe, clean and clear water, friendliest people you'll meet anywhere, and great diving. TSD experience was wonderful. Amy gave an incredibly comprehensive arrival briefing. All of my guides were local which was wonderful - they know the area and all of the usual hiding spots for every treasure - big... More 

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scbrdvr, Owner at Thresher Shark Divers, responded to this review

Hi Jessica, Thank you for writing such a lovely review, and I am so happy to know you had such a good time with us. The thresher sharks really are beautiful, aren’t they? I’ve done hundreds of dives with them myself and I never got tired of seeing them either :) I would love to see your video if you... More 

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Address: 6013, Philippines
Phone Number: 639276123359
Location: Asia  >  Philippines  >  Visayas  >  Cebu Island  >  Malapascua Island
Open Hours:
Sunday 4:00 am - 11:30 pm
Monday 4:00 am - 11:30 pm
Tuesday 4:00 am - 11:30 pm
Wednesday 4:00 am - 11:30 pm
Thursday 4:00 am - 11:30 pm
Friday 4:00 am - 11:30 pm
Saturday 4:00 am - 11:30 pm

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