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Sierra Madre Divers

#6 of 31 Tours in Panglao Island Features Animals
Sierra Madre Divers Alona Beach | Tawala, 6340, Philippines
+63 38 502 9789
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3 Day Coral Propagation Course

Me and my boyfriend recently spent several days diving with Sierra Madre and it was such a... read more

Reviewed May 22, 2017
Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany
Great diving and care

First of all what I noticed they take very time to answer my questions I asked by email. They did... read more

Reviewed May 21, 2017
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A PADI 5 Star IDC facility in Bohol, Philippines. Dive with our professional crew, see the underwater sites, participate in conservation activities, or just chill out upstairs to the best sea view on Alona Beach.
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Sierra Madre Divers Alona Beach | Tawala, 6340, Philippines
+63 38 502 9789

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Reviewed May 22, 2017

Me and my boyfriend recently spent several days diving with Sierra Madre and it was such a fantastic experience! Months before our trip I was emailing back and forth with Heini, who was such an incredibly huge help in giving us all the info we...More

2  Thank Vermont-Nomad
Reviewed May 21, 2017

First of all what I noticed they take very time to answer my questions I asked by email. They did not send a standard reply but really took care That says something about the company spirit… they do not treat you as a number. When...More

1  Thank omretep
Reviewed May 13, 2017

Therewas 2 of us..1 dived other snorkelled on balicasag island...Cathedral is a wall drop off that is stunning..great coral, fish life etc, At the 2nd place e saw 5 turtles...def do!!

2  Thank cathhhhhh
Reviewed April 22, 2017

I spent the past three months diving with Sierra Madre divers. I wasn't originally planning on staying for so long; but the staff of Sierra Madre made me feel at home. During my time at Sierra Madre, I finished my MSDT and became an IDC...More

2  Thank Philip F
Reviewed April 6, 2017 via mobile

I finished my Open Water certification with Sierra Madre Divers and did a day of fun diving at Balicasag and couldn't have been happier! Everyone was very patient and encouraging and knew the reefs very well. On Balicasag I saw so many turtles, one as...More

2  Thank ilac318
Reviewed March 23, 2017 via mobile

By far this is the best dive shop I have ever been to... Strongly recommend for leisure and development of your dive skills/courses... Was doing my Dive Master course with an amazing instructor - Bernard! All the staff is extremely friendly and helpful - feels...More

3  Thank Anton M
Reviewed March 22, 2017

Yeah – Absolutely wonderfulness being made to feel part of the diving family throughout time whilst undertaking courses @ Sierra Madre Divers ( "Sissy" fiancée taking her advanced open water with a lovely guy Mark, plus her numerous additional dives around islands and yours truly...More

2  Thank Gee D
Reviewed March 1, 2017 via mobile

I did an open water course at Sierra Madre and my first diving experience was great! Absolutely loved all three days. Bernard (instructor) was very attentive, easy to learn from and knowledgeable! I am sure that all instructors are great there but I strongly recommend...More

2  Thank AD8889
Reviewed February 25, 2017 via mobile

Have to congratulate the outstanding service received from Sierra Madre dive centre at Alona beach, Philippines. Rigie Clapiz is an outstanding PADI Divemaster with infinite knowledge for detail of the entire area. He has made my diving holiday the BEST ever and has left immensely...More

3  Thank Lorraine D
Reviewed February 21, 2017 via mobile

Ask for Raphi, best dive teacher in town! ;-) Dive School from Zero to Advanced Open Water. We did totally 9 dives in different spots here in Panglao / Bohol, like Swiss Bamboo, House Reef, Bohol Divers Wreck and Kalipayan.

1  Thank Andreas M
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