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Palaka Siargao Dive Center is the only international scuba diving and freediving school on Siargao Island. We are teaching all PADI diving courses and all AIDA Freediving courses in 4 languages, from beginner to professional levels. From local and...more
Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Marketplace | Purok 1, General Luna, Mindanao 08419, Philippines
It is not a question of if, rather question of when… the accident will take place in this dive shop.
My take would be that it’s pretty poorly run. Let’s start with the center piece of operation - the boat. It is probably adequate for...More
My friends and I went to palaka dive centre to do some scuba. Thoroughly impressed with the dive master Jake, a likeable guy, totally enthusiastic about diving and the local marine life. Able to be professional and take charge in a very pleasant manner. There...More
I took my open water in December with Theo as the dive master. It was really great! Theo was a great instructor, I felt very safe and the diving was amazing. Good location also of the dive center. I would really recommend Palaka Dive Center!
Got the warmest welcome when enquiring with Gel. Great ambassador for the centre. Two awesome dives with Jake . The most chilled out, patient and helpful chap you could meet. Theo the manager has the perfect approach to diving in this island paradise. Highly recommended,...More
We had such a wonderful time diving with Chie! Chie and skipper Ampi were more than accommodating and patient with us. Chie took great care in taking us to interesting places and showing us all kinds of fish. The visibility is fantastic, we saw among...More
This is the only dive center as far as I know in Siargao. Email communication was easy and timely . But when I actually called , the answers to my questions weren’t direct . Even when we were checking in for the dive, they acted...More
Date of experience: December 2018
johnsmith232, Manager at Palaka Siargao Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago
We're glad to hear you enjoyed your dives with us! I do apologize if there were any issues in communication - as I recall, you couldn't come in to the shop the day before (as we prefer all clients to do to have everything prepared...More
If you looking for Pro service to dive in Siargao , Palaka is perfect for you, Chie as a Dive Master will take care of you professionally : btw order the best margarita drink and calamary after dive in club bar . Best Greg
Even though Siargao is not the best place for diving, the Palaka team made it into a great experience!
Kudos to Chie for being very professional and very fun. Her passion for the ocean made us enjoy the whole experience even more!
She’s a great...More
Together with some friends we decided to take a break from surfing and tried diving during our trip to Siargao.
What a great experience! Starting with the dive center manager Peach who welcomed us with a huge smile to Chie who gave us a nice...More
Response from JimiRocknroll | Reviewed this property |
Around 2000 per dive, minimum 2 dives. Diving, for now, no special, other spot to be discover... plenty. Not bad though, sonif unreally want to dive, still can. If u are lucky with the weather u can ask for bli cathedral... More
Around 2000 per dive, minimum 2 dives. Diving, for now, no special, other spot to be discover... plenty. Not bad though, sonif unreally want to dive, still can. If u are lucky with the weather u can ask for bli cathedral, that's a world class spot.