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“Threasher shark diving in Malapascua” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Malapascua Exotic Diving Center

Malapascua Exotic Diving Center
Malapascua Island, 6013, Philippines
+639999976601
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Owner description: Malapascua Exotic Island Dive Resort Dive with the original Thresher shark divers and local dive guide experts. Here we can find you pygmy seahorses, blue ringed octopus, flamboyant cuttlefish etc! We are the only 5* IDC National Geographic resort. With IDCs and Divemaster Internships running year round. Offering PADI courses from beginner to Pro including Nitrox. With a relaxed 4 spots a day schedule. You set your own pace and intensity for diving with Exotic.Welcome to paradise!
Singapore, Singapore
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“Threasher shark diving in Malapascua”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

For those who like the beach and diving, malapscua dive site have it all, going in the march till may may for the sighting of hammerhead shark. The resort was neat and clean and the dive master was professional with good buoyancy and trim. Rich marine life, blue ring octopus, hammerhead, white tip, seahorse, mandarin fish, manta and Threasher shark.. relax in the beach or take a swim in the crystal clear sea in front of the resort.

Visited April 2015
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“Very very good!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

I would highly recommend diving with exotic! (And staying at their inexpensive and very good resort which has an awesome restaurant).

Unusually well mentained dive shop. New, good equippment. Great staff. Well organized. Safe and secure.

I requested 15L tanks for all my dives, unfortenately on less than half of the dives I actually could use one (once the o-ring went on the boat, these things do happen and it was unfortunate and just to switch to one of the spare 12L on board, but on other occasions it must have been the DMs forgetting??). Easy to prevent from happening and this was unneccesarry! Also my depth gauge was out of order on my first dive Sven though the equippment was new and in good kondition, also bad luck and easy to fix but... I kept requesting a new depth gauge every dive - all the gauges were broken. Unacceptable and easy to avoid!! A tip: offer divers free computers until problem is solved. To have to stay same depth as your Buddy (my girlfriend had a better working gauge) is possible but would be more fun not to HAVE to of course.

Many dive sites! Good sites. Better visibility than the panglau in februari this year. We actually regret not having Möre time to dive here and have to come back!

Friendly staff, good boats, new equippment, spacious and organized dive shop with very very good staff. They offer practically every thing you need, courses, veriety of dive sites, nightdive with mandarin fish, threshers and others Sharks.. Lots of things to see. Travelling many places and diving many different places? Stay here longer! Much to do here and good prices on courses etc.

Overall we are very happy. I think this is one of the best dive centers I have seen in the region so far and plan to come back!

Thank you for a wonderfull experience!

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“thresher sharks”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

great team . they insisted on us staying an extra day to make sure we see thresher sharks. great bunch of guys with safety primary

Visited October 2014
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“true professionals”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

this is a great dive shop to dive with. their staff are very friendly and helpful and their dive guides are very professional. they are also green fins certified and that is a plus point for me

Visited September 2014
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“Post Yolanda”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

We came back to Malapascua as we enjoyed it so much the year before. Very sad to see all the destruction caused by Typhoon Yolanda but amazed that Exotic were able to conduct business as usual. Really is a great place to stay and dive. The range of choice on the restaurant menu is vast! The staff are great too.

Visited December 2013
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