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Aquaholics Dive Centre

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Great experience, even for beginners like us. Irene made us feel comfortable and confident. The... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Louis D
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Great!

Completed my SSI open water course here. Very helpful, very friendly and a lot of fun. I was a... read more

Reviewed August 13, 2018
Haw H
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We provide both dive courses (SSI) and specialty courses such as deep and wreck diving as well as diving for certified divers. Our dive shop is in the beautiful town of Port Barton. We are situated on the beach next to Summer Homes.
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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| The Beach, Port Barton, San Vicente, Palawan Island 5309, Philippines
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+63 929 628 0425
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All reviews open water diving experience great diving a lot of fun my boyfriend puerto princesa these guys great staff boat crew felt very safe well taken care his team making sure an incredible experience crocodile fish marine life great things
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great experience, even for beginners like us. Irene made us feel comfortable and confident. The dives in the reef and wreck were beautiful.

Thank Louis D
Martyn John C, Director of Sales at Aquaholics Dive Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thats so nice of you to leave such a wonderful kind review. We cant thank you enough ! Regards The Aquaholic team !

Reviewed August 13, 2018 via mobile

Completed my SSI open water course here. Very helpful, very friendly and a lot of fun. I was a nervous diver at the start but they made me feel comfortable and at ease throughout the dives. Excellent location too, loved the beach and little village.

Thank Haw H
Martyn John C, Director of Sales at Aquaholics Dive Centre, responded to this reviewResponded August 14, 2018

Thanks so much for taking the time to leave such a well appreciated review. We cannot thank you enough and we are so glad you enjoyed your course. Martyn and the Aquaholic team

Reviewed July 31, 2018 via mobile

Great experience with my two boys! Beside the technical explanation, the guide is a great story teller! We had a fantastic experience. Thx

Thank Kris S
Martyn John C, Director of Sales at Aquaholics Dive Centre, responded to this reviewResponded August 1, 2018

Hey Chris thanks for your very kind words. It was a great day out taking you and boys diving and all of you proved to be quick learners.thanks again Martyn and the Aquaholic team

Reviewed July 12, 2018

I had an amazing time with the Aquaholics dive crew. Martin made it fun even if it was raining the whole time we were out in the ocean. It was worth it.

Thank Kimmmmmmmmieeee
Martyn John C, Director of Sales at Aquaholics Dive Centre, responded to this reviewResponded July 15, 2018

Thanks so much Kimmmmmneeeee. You thought it was raining then.....you should see it now ! Wet wet wet ! Thanks again for your kind words. Martyn and the Aquaholic team

Reviewed June 11, 2018

Nice, easy diving here in Port Barton. Aquaholics have a great boat crew - friendly and always helpful. I was here just fun diving, and I had a lovely time!

Thank Fruchle
Martyn John C, Director of Sales at Aquaholics Dive Centre, responded to this reviewResponded June 12, 2018

Hey Mike thanks so much for taking the time to leave such a nice review soooo very much appreciated and personally I also enjoy our discussions. Hope you stick around a bit longer ! Martyn and the Aquaholic team

Reviewed May 27, 2018

Martyn is very professional, approachable, attentive to needs and provides outstanding service. Anyone can dive under Martyn's guide! Save up a day or two to dive in Port Barton with Martyn while planning your itinerary to the Philippines. You wont regret!

Thank EileenW1008
Martyn John C, Director of Sales at Aquaholics Dive Centre, responded to this reviewResponded May 28, 2018

Eileen thank you so much for taking the time to leave such a nice review. I think I may use this review whenever I get a potential nervous student! Martyn and the Aquaholic team

Reviewed May 27, 2018 via mobile

We spend a day diving with aquaholics. Keith -the owner- is a really nice guy. We did 3 dives, one in an easy (but wonderful) wreck, another in a reef and the last one between a sandy area with plenty of Coral. Was a really...More

Thank Su T
Martyn John C, Director of Sales at Aquaholics Dive Centre, responded to this reviewResponded May 27, 2018

Thank you so much for your very very kind words and fantastic review. With regard to your comments regarding salaries; I am in total agreement with your comments and sadly you are correct with your observations in most cases. I am pleased to tell you...More

Reviewed May 26, 2018 via mobile

We strongly believe in quality and service and Martyn and his team always delivers on both with every guest that we recommend their diving services to. Dining guests even return to thank us for the recommendation. You can't beat a well rounded experience and these...More

Thank RobM68
Martyn John C, Director of Sales at Aquaholics Dive Centre, responded to this reviewResponded May 27, 2018

Rob and Jackie we cant thank you enough for your very kind words. Like yourselves we strive to deliver a quality service and from our Trip ratings we both appear to be achieving it ! I am so glad many of our customers become your...More

Reviewed May 26, 2018 via mobile

My boyfriend did three try dives with MARTYN while I did three fun dives. Martyn was extremely patient with my bf who was having issues equalizing. He could of just gave up after first dive but he encouraged Alan to try n try again. By...More

Thank Amber-Jean R
Martyn John C, Director of Sales at Aquaholics Dive Centre, responded to this reviewResponded May 26, 2018

Wow what a fantastic review and thanks so much. Yes I got the tip but spent it the same night !It was really nice to meet you and I want to hear more about the Siquijor tip so eill e mail you. Thanks so much...More

Reviewed May 25, 2018 via mobile

Our guide Cal was an excellent spotter of critters large and small. Great dives, especially at Shark Point and Middle Rock. The instructor, Martyn, took our niece for discover scuba dives and had her hooked on getting her open water certification. And she completed it...More

Thank Sandra T
Martyn John C, Director of Sales at Aquaholics Dive Centre, responded to this reviewResponded May 25, 2018

Hi Sandra and Chris and thanks so much for your amazing review. Nadiya was also a great student. I am hoping you will come back so we can continue to complete going through the Mohitos ! Stay in touch. Martyn and the Aquaholic team

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majisdicp
July 27, 2018|
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Response from Martyn John C | Property representative |
Hi there. There are two Astorias here in Palawan.The closest one to us is around 90 kms away. We dont have any way of collecting you. Can I suggest you come and stay where we are in Port Barton and book into Yoskes Let me... More
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SammyFlorez
January 11, 2018|
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Response from Melinda H | Reviewed this property |
Try diving with Aquaholics is 5000 pesos plus tip. It includes 3 dives and lunch. The dives includes one for learning, one ship wreck, and one coral reef. That may vary depending on weather and conditions.
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keolo
July 12, 2017|
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Response from Martyn John C | Property representative |
Hi there! The sampler is for people who have never dived before or what we call uncertified or discover or try divers. Yes we often take snorkelers providing we have the space and we charge 500 php which includes lunch. Hope... More
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