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Address: 6013, Philippines
Phone Number: 639276123359
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PADI 5 Star IDC Dive Center, located on Malapascua Island in the...

PADI 5 Star IDC Dive Center, located on Malapascua Island in the Philippines. Offering daily thresher shark dives, mantas, hammerheads, reefs and wrecks, macro and muck diving, mating mandarin fish, seahorses, frogfish and much more. Small groups with experienced Divemasters and Instructors. TSD offers all the local dives sites, a full range of PADI courses from beginner to Instructor, dive internships and technical diving. British owned and run, professional and safe, with 8 years experience on Malapascua,

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Best Dive shop ever! OPEN WATER certification

We just got our Open Water certification with Thresher Shark Divers! They have everything very well organised.They arranged our transportation and Hotel in Cebu for our last night... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Nacho N
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We just got our Open Water certification with Thresher Shark Divers! They have everything very well organised.They arranged our transportation and Hotel in Cebu for our last night before flying back home. Equipment is TOP quality and in really good condition. Max was our instructor with James being his assistant and they were just amazing. We learnt so much and... More 

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I booked a group trip for 21 people in June 2016. The whole group had an amazing time! The diving was wonderful - nudibranchs and strange creatures were found on every dive by our incredible dive masters (Riza, Marvin, Penny and JT). We also had a few folks that needed to further their dive training and were so happy with... More 

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Rancho Cordova, California
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From 6/19/16 - 6/26/16 our group of 21 people dove with Thresher Shark Divers. They gave us two boats and two excellent dive leaders per boat. My group was on the Amy with Riza and Marvin. The fact that we were able to stay with the same two dive leaders all week was much appreciated. We did five Thresher Shark... More 

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Arlington, Virginia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent 7 days on Malapascua Island diving with Thresher Shark Divers and can not begin to share what a fabulous time we had. We saw Thresher sharks each morning, followed by amazing dives throughout the day. The boat crew on AMY was everything and more that you can imagine when on a dive trip. They were personable, responsive, professional,... More 

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Randallstown, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I spent 3 weeks on Malapasqua diving. Almost everyday I was at TSD at 4:45am to go thresher shark diving. The folks at TSD are very informative and to great lengths to ensure you get the thresher shark experience while preserving the sanctity of the sharks. The instructors are great and very professional while at same time making diving enjoying.... More 

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Sunshine Beach, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The gear and dive facilities are modern and from the surface look great. Unfortunately this is just a facade. The dive staff are unfriendly,obtuse and generally difficult to deal with. Even though they probably are well qualified and most knowledgeable above water,when it comes to the actual practical diving they are amateurs and really know how to suck the fun... More 

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Taguig City, Philippines
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4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The dive shop is well-organized and safety is priority. The prices and guidelines were explained well by Luke. Our dive master, JT, is very professional – asks us to comply with the rules (no buts!), but still very friendly and accommodating. He’s also an excellent spotter. Can be improved: One of the selling point of TSD is that the price... More 

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scbrdvr, Owner at Thresher Shark Divers, responded to this review

Hi Thank you so much for your review. We do appreciate all feedback, and always want to hear about any problems. So as with any such report, I looked into this incident in depth.  Firstly, let me say that we are very strict about our rules and we don’t tolerate anyone disregarding them. This applies to foreigners just as much... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016 via mobile

TSD have an absolutely fantastic staff, there are not many people who can make me smile at 4am, the ones that can all work here.

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Thank Lee B
Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

My friend and I did our Open Water Course with TSD and had an amazing experience. TSD was very professional with the OWC and our instructor, Max, was an excellent teacher. Him, together with Terry and Julian made our first time diving memorable. Everything was well organised. We booked TSd during ADEX in Singapore and had a package for accommodation... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

Awesome dive experience with the threshers abd at gato island. The dive boat is the best I've been on in 50 dives. Friendly staff. Very safe with their proceedures. Good gear. Recommended if you have money to blow but there are cheaper dive shops on island.

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