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Wreck Dive

We had 3 days of diving with Divecal. The first two dives were for wreck diving and the last one... read more

Reviewed September 7, 2012
jp2930
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Cebu City
Friendly, Cheap, Good!

On the day we reached Coron, we met up with Mike, who is the owner of DiveCal. He's a very friendly... read more

Reviewed August 24, 2012
Hidayat1984
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Georgetown, Malaysia
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Aug 8, 2017
“The best diving in my life”
Aug 21, 2016
“Don't loose money and time”
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National Highway, Coron, Busuanga Island 5316, Philippines
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+63 918 285 2060
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Reviewed September 7, 2012

We had 3 days of diving with Divecal. The first two dives were for wreck diving and the last one was for a reef dive. It was one of the best dives ive been to. wreck diving and lake dive (barracuda lake) was spectacular...

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Reviewed August 24, 2012

On the day we reached Coron, we met up with Mike, who is the owner of DiveCal. He's a very friendly Englishman that has been in Coron for around 10 years and has many experience around the localities of the dive sites. On the first...More

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John H, Manager at Dive Cal, responded to this reviewResponded September 12, 2012

It was great to have you guys here. Some great diving together and a whole load of laughs. We hope to see you for an Apo Reef Safari next time!! Mike & Kevin.

Reviewed May 1, 2012

We spent 3 amazing days on the divecal boat on Apo reef back in February this year! 2 months ago and memories are still so good :) Great meals, great time with other divers and with Martha (she is the super divemaster and adventure guide...More

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Reviewed April 21, 2012

We went on a safari to Apo Reef with Divecal in April 2012. The trip was amazing and well-organised from start to finish. -Apo Reef sells itself with its sharks, turtles and abundant coral gardens. Just gorgeous. -The staff on the Divecal boat is very...More

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Reviewed April 20, 2012

We joined Dive Cal's Apo Reef Trip in mid-April and had a positive experience all around, starting with my initial contact with John several months ago when we were looking for a way to dive Apo Reef. At that time, Dive Cal had no live...More

Thank Sara N
Reviewed April 19, 2012

I did the 4 night / 3 days safari last april and it was really one of my best diving experience. This Atoll is really like a big and beautifull aquarium perfect to watch thousand and thousand of tropical fish, shark, turtle, tuna, morena, barracuda......More

1  Thank Hyenal
Reviewed April 17, 2012

I had a really fantastic time diving Apo with this dive shop and am bothering to write this as I want to counter what the last two reviews have stated as I think they're an unfair portrayal. DiveCal give you the opportunity to dive a...More

1  Thank LLewis83
Reviewed April 8, 2012

i did the 4 nights liveaboard to apo reef wuth divecal. From my experience, this operatiin is probably on the cheap end and that is exactly what you get. ... A very tired boat in appaling condition with ants in the beds, no proper bathrooms...More

2  Thank DandemanSYD
John H, Owner at Dive Cal, responded to this reviewResponded April 16, 2012

Regards the radio it is off the boat as it has been sent to Manila for repairs. Regards everything else look at the previous & future reviews Make up your minds based on what you find. First aid box should have been on the boat....More

Reviewed April 5, 2012

Hi there, want to share my experiences with you, because the overall rating of Divecal was very surprising to me, when I checked it after the Apo Reef trip I have joined April 1st, 2012. Well, the good things first: The divemaster Martha is a...More

4  Thank Silke_822
Reviewed March 26, 2012

I came across dive cal when looking for activities to do in Palawan, and more interested in reef then wreck diving, really wanted to do the dive safari to Apo Reef. I wrote to Jon, and he promptly wrote back that although there were no...More

1  Thank PeeweeThailand
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587summer15
October 15, 2015|
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Response from Jefi1979 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Summer, did you already go? I was taking the trip with them in December last year. At least they went, which I can't say of the company I booked my original trip (Banka Ona). The boat was not the best in the world and a... More
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DanNCL
January 17, 2015|
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Hi Dan, did you go in the end? If yes, how does it work? I am finding it difficulty contacting DIVECAL before we go to the philippines. They do not reply to my emails. Do you need to be a group to go there? Does it work on... More
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