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Malapascua Exotic Diving Center

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Address: Malapascua Island, 6013, Philippines
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+63 999 997 6601
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4:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 4:00 am - 11:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Malapascua Exotic Island Dive Resort Dive with the original Thresher shark...

Malapascua Exotic Island Dive Resort Dive with the original Thresher shark divers and local dive guide experts. Here we can find you pygmy seahorses, blue ringed octopus, flamboyant cuttlefish etc! We are the only 5* IDC National Geographic resort. With IDCs and Divemaster Internships running year round. Offering PADI courses from beginner to Pro including Nitrox. With a relaxed 4 spots a day schedule. You set your own pace and intensity for diving with Exotic.Welcome to paradise!

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Great PADI Open water course!

We got Rai as an instructor and were not disappointed not only his English was great but he was also super patient with us (first time divers). They are overall extremely... read more

Reviewed April 9, 2017
Pedro M
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5 reviews
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Reviewed April 9, 2017 via mobile

We got Rai as an instructor and were not disappointed not only his English was great but he was also super patient with us (first time divers). They are overall extremely professional, friendly and very safety conscious - so definitely recommend it .

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Thank Pedro M
Salernes, France
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39 reviews
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Reviewed March 21, 2017 via mobile

The exotic divers resort is paradise! Beautiful people , great food , the best variety on the island. Happy hour from 4-8hr . Edgar does great margarita s that you can have on the beach and watch the beautiful sunsets. Diving with Thresher sharks brilliant too . Saw them every dive , early though 5am start. Brilliant small things too.... More 

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Thank Lesleykrohn
Toronto, Canada
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5 reviews
Reviewed March 14, 2017

I took my AOW course here and did two Thresher Shark dives. My instructor Ray was very good at communicating instructions both on land and below the surface. The equipment is all in good condition, and they take diver safety as well as respect for the ocean seriously. I would recommend this dive shop to anybody visiting Malapascua.

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Thank MikeJV4
Taipei, Taiwan
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Reviewed March 12, 2017

Exotic Dive Center is well done in every way for diving. Great diving guides, professional and friendly. Proper setup to fulfill everything you gonna need before and after your everyday diving there, large tanks for different usages, you don't mess up your wetsuit, boots, fins, Bfs, regulars and cameras. Decent shower room is a big plus! The restaurant & bar... More 

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Phuket, Thailand
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Reviewed March 7, 2017

We were a group of 14 spending 10 days diving at Exotic resort. The organisation of diving was excellent, dive guides were very knowledgeable and always smiling. The DC manager Joa accomodated all our diving wishes. Diving groups were small. There is a camera table in the DC with pressurised air to clean, enough rinsing tanks and always someone with... More 

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Geneva, Switzerland
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Reviewed February 14, 2017

Thresher sharks of course, but also tons and tons of, a little bit and quite a lot, smaller creatures of the sea! Great hotel with a spotless service. Fantastic dive center with very experienced guides and a lot of boats at your disposition. Great team of instructors if you would like to do a course. The Shark Conservation PADI course... More 

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Philadelphia
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Reviewed December 10, 2016 via mobile

I used Exotic for fun dives and a rescue dive course and could not have been more satisfied. Paul was my dive guide and was the best guide I had in the Philippines. He took the time to show me all of the little things which I really enjoyed. When we dove with others he took care of each diver... More 

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DUTCHPHIL, Owner at Malapascua Exotic Diving Center, responded to this review

Looking forward for you dive with us :) Thank you More 

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Reviewed November 25, 2016

Stayed 3 days at this resort and loved it. Diving, Accommodation and especially Food was awesome. Staff are very friendly and resourceful. Highly recommended.

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Thank airamay
DUTCHPHIL, Owner at Malapascua Exotic Diving Center, responded to this review

Thank you and we wish to see you back in the island :) More 

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Reviewed August 31, 2016

I did my PADI Open Water course here. During this intensive course the staff was very helpfull, friendly and had a lot of patience. After the course, they even took me to the Thresher Sharks. I would certainly recommend this location.

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Thank Stephan V
DUTCHPHIL, Owner at Malapascua Exotic Diving Center, responded to this review

Thank you very much :) More 

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Reviewed July 27, 2016 via mobile

This is the place if you would go diving. They arrange several trips a day. Typical the day start with a trip to see the tresher shark. This is one of the few places in the world where this is possible. Unlucky for us there were no sharks that day. The reason for this was due to the fact that... More 

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