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Address: Hama Street | Brgy Masagana, El Nido, Palawan Island 5313, Philippines
Phone Number: +63 905 484 1764
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SUBMARINER DIVING CENTER is the first PADI 5 Star Dive Resort and PADI...

SUBMARINER DIVING CENTER is the first PADI 5 Star Dive Resort and PADI TecRec Resort in El Nido, Palawan Philippines, which is operated by the German Ronny Oliwka who is PADI MSDT and PADI Tec Deep Instructor. Submariner is also certified as AQUALUNG PARTNER CENTER who offers high standard in Diving and Education as well as diving gear branded by AQUALUNG and APEKS. Not only the Equipment considers a high standard. Also the Staff is highly qualified and we keep international standards. For us diving is Fun and Joy and that´s what we want to experience to our Guests. We are located directly in the middle of the Main Beach of El Nido. Just visit us and learn more about us and diving. Started in November 2012 Submariner is also offering Palawan Diving Safaris to Port Barton and to the World famous WW2 Wreck destination Coron with a 60ft. Liveaboard. After Diving we welcome you at the 1st floor in our Bar & Restaurant “Habibi Restaurant & Shisha Cafe” where you can hang out and enjoy great Food, Drinks and maybe a Shisha after your Dive or in the evening and chat with great People.

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Cave diving with the Owner of Submariner Diving

I was in January 2016 at Submariner Diving for Cave- Diving and a Dive- Safari to Coron. Coz of my tecnical- dive-Equippment, Ronny ( The owner) organised togehter with me all the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
Bruno K
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Good: Warm service Camera rental available Credit card payment ok Ok food on trips Pleasant guides Bad: Poor boats even by Filippinean standards We had to cancel one trip due to food poisoning and we had to pay a penalty payment in addition to the reservation payment.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I was in January 2016 at Submariner Diving for Cave- Diving and a Dive- Safari to Coron. Coz of my tecnical- dive-Equippment, Ronny ( The owner) organised togehter with me all the needs for me in advanced to get me into the water. This had taken quite a while, and I was happy Ronny agreed to help me with it.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked the Dive Safari from El Nido to Coron: four days with 12 dives. Three nights overstay at two different islands. We had a great trip! Dives were great, especially the wreck dives at Coron were a complete new experience for us. Guidance and company were excellent: everything was well organized, safe and exciting. Food was great! Even the... More 

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Madrid, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great people. Very professional and friendly. The gear was in perfect conditions. 100% recommended!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I tried discover scuba diving and I wasn't disappointed! Fredie Casiano was my divemaster. He was very patient in teaching me the basic skills. He's not a good dive master, but excellent! The other staff were also nice and helpful for a newbie like me. Can't wait to go back and get my diving certification! :)

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We just got back from our fundives with submariner diving shop. First of all - the good things: Everyone was so welcoming and nice from start to finish. Food was good and there was overall a good vibe at the boat. The crue was so much fun! And our divemaster Takeshi really made an effort! He was always smiling and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our divemaster was Mike. He was honest with us explaining he was graduate as divemaster few weeks ago. Desite that he managed perfectly our 3 dives. The rest of the staff is great too and international. On the boat we spoke: english, tagalog, french, german....just nice. Good food too.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had 3 dives on 24/01/2016 with our diverse master and gide Takeshi good find and point out a lot fish and other sea life and we've seen 5 turtles! All the gear was perfect, had a fithing the day before the dive. The food on the boat during the lunch was perfect, cooked by the habibi restaurant. After diving you... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We are a couple in mid 30's. I did here my OWD course (referral course) and my girlfriend did fundives. She is certified dive master. Everything starting from booking the dives went smoothly. Ronny the owner responded emails quickly and was helpful in recommending good schedule. The place is well organized and the staff is very professional and nature concious.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I did my PADI certification at Submariner. It was a great experience end to end. They have the Habibi restaurant just above the dive center, an excellent place to read up on the courses, while having some great food. The instructor was great, she is Irish, obviously her English was great :) while in some other dive places around that... More 

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