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About SiDive
Sidive is a PADI dive centre that specialises in offering great value PADI Scuba Diving lessons in sunny Mactan island in the Philippines with free accommodation if required. We also offer diving to those who already have a dive licence: eiither boat or shore diving.The academic part of our Open Water courses can either be done at our office in Mandaue City or as Online lessons. The diving part of our Scuba diving courses takes place at various locations in Mactan Island such as Vistamar Resort, Talima, Tambuli and at Kontiki house reef.Our Open Water Diver course starts at $269usd.
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Me and my girlfriend wanted to learn to dive and get our qualifications for the Padi open water. The team was so helpful with the learning, making it as quick and easy as possible and we dived in the most amazing locations- coral reefs and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Andrew D
Reviewed 3 days ago

My two kids really enjoy the water course and underwater sight - thanks for Sidive coaches: they are so friendly and patient. We'd like to revisit there if we go Cebu again.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Wen Q
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We did the theory before which I really advise. Seems a bit overwhelming but really easy enough, and Simon explains and assists thoroughly before the reviews and test. We stayed at Simon's house, which was super comfy with aircon and was a really nice addition...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Maximumrhys
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had a very memorable and worth it experienced during my open dive course..The owner Simon is so nice and very accomodating as well as approachable..Very execellent!!! Everybody treat me very well..They are so kind..The instructors are so funny, smart and taught me very good..They...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank lovely3484
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Getting open water certified with Simon and Alfred was such an incredible experience! Everyone at Sidive is so friendly and flexible, working with your group to make sure all members are safe, comfortable, and in control at all times. Highly recommend to anyone looking for...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Aleix J
Reviewed 1 week ago

We sent an email to reserve our PADI Open Water dive course and he was very responsive. He explained everything in details. The dive instructors were very professional and gave us clear instruction. Overall, we had a fun diving experience with the friendly Simon and...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank AshTravelSi
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Me and my friend took the PADI open water course here. The teaching from all instructors was very clear and we know exactly what we need to do. The underwater life was spectacular in Mactan too. Most importantly, Simon and all the instructors are very...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank RickyY62
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I’ve been twice now, with two different groups of friends. Simon, the owner, is very kind and really accommodating. His dive instructors are fantastic; Alfred and Eric, who I did my PADI Open water course with, are both very kind and are really good teachers...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Tripping_thru_life
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Simon was very flexible and hospitable when arranging our trip. The instructors are friendly and knowledgeable, and rental equipment is in good condition. We had a great time getting our open water dive certification, highly recommend!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Ella H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very accommodating and happy to help. Simon worked with all of our groups strange inquiries and needs while making us feel welcome and going the extra mile. Also theres a really nice restaurant ok top of the mountain in the city with a view of...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Marwane K
26 December 2016|
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Hi Marwane K I have a Rescue Diver course on the 2nd and 3rd of January you can join We could do the EFR First Aid course on Jan 1 After the Rescue course we could do as many specialties as you like to help you get your... More
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Graecy L
18 September 2016|
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Hi Graecy, Please email me as I am sorry but Trip Advisor do not allow me to send a link to pictures of the room. Trip Advisor also do not allow me to write my email address. Sorry. I hope you understand. If you visit my... More
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marxanthony
13 September 2016|
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The house reef at Kontiki is very nice and if you choose to take a boat for the last day of the course you can visit another one or two marine sanctuaries such as Gilutongan island or Talima where there are shoals of... More
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