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Amazing Trip

We booked a day trip to Apo Island at relatively short notice for 2 divers and 3 snorkelers. It... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Calvin C
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Langenhagen, Germany
Amazing diving!

Today we dived with Matthew Lafrance (Dive master) doing 3 fun dives at Apo Island. Everything was... read more

Reviewed 22 June 2018
Nlin91
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Diving is what we do best - especially within the rich waters of Apo Island and shoreline of Negros Oriental. "Mabuhay" is a Philippine greeting. It literally is the imperative form of "live", from the root word buhay (life). Dumaguete Divers...more
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Poblacion I | Bonafacio Street, Near the Church, Dauin, Dauin, Dumaguete City, Negros Oriental 6217, Philippines
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+63 915 821 9429
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great little place to hrab good food at a good price. This is also home to one of the top dive centers in Dumaguete. Always a pleasure visiting these folks. Simon and company are good hosts

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We booked a day trip to Apo Island at relatively short notice for 2 divers and 3 snorkelers. It included lunch, and even transport from the hotel in Dumaguete City which was about a 30 minute drive. Our DM, John, is genuinely one of the...More

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Reviewed 22 June 2018 via mobile

Today we dived with Matthew Lafrance (Dive master) doing 3 fun dives at Apo Island. Everything was well organized and the equipment was in good shape. The crew was very helpful and friendly. Matthew was a good instructor to have around, showing us the wonders...More

Thank Nlin91
Reviewed 7 June 2018

This is a super late review, but did my open water course with Dumaguete Divers a couple years back and definitely recommend going diving with them. Simon was super accommodating and arranged complimentary pickups and dropoffs at the airbnb my friend and I were staying...More

Thank RachelR133
simon s, Manager at Dumaguete Divers, responded to this reviewResponded 20 June 2018

Thanks very much for your kind words. We are very happy that you managed to give us time and had a positive experience. Colin is a great Instructor and so happy you managed to dive Apo Island as well as learn at our incredible shore...More

Reviewed 6 June 2018

Not sure where to start from, the short review is 'everything was excellent and you will not regret diving with Dumaguete Divers'. We have dived across many countries and dive operators around the world and these guys are right there at the top. Pre-arrangements and...More

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simon s, Manager at Dumaguete Divers, responded to this reviewResponded 20 June 2018

Thank you very much for your kind review. We are so happy you enjoyed your courses and found our diving to Macworld class. It means all the more to us as your experienced well traveled divers. Matt is a Professional and loves to teach and...More

Reviewed 4 June 2018 via mobile

My girlfriend and I went out with John for a couple of days of fun diving (local and Apo island). Not only was the diving amazing but he was extremely knowledgeable and helpful and always kept us entertained! We would definitely recommend diving here if...More

Thank MitchDean
simon s, Manager at Dumaguete Divers, responded to this reviewResponded 20 June 2018

Thanks very much for your kind review. John is an experienced Instructor and guide and we are glad his passion was enjoyed by you both. Great we got you to Apo Island too and wish you many more exciting diving experiences. Mabuhay!

Reviewed 26 May 2018 via mobile

I recently did my open water course at Dumaguete Divers and what a great experience it was From the moment I sat down and talked with Simon I felt at ease , comfortable and confident of achieving my OWC The diving is done out of...More

Thank kevindenton99
simon s, Manager at Dumaguete Divers, responded to this reviewResponded 20 June 2018

Thanks very much for your great review. Per has great passion for teaching and we are very happy you completed your Open Water Course with Dumaguete Divers. We pride ourselves on our equipment and thanks for mentioning this too. Everyone misses you very much and...More

Reviewed 23 May 2018 via mobile

Did a boat trip out to Apo Island with Dumaguete Divers. Our DM was brilliant & found frog fish on each of the three dives. The coral at Apo is just spectacular and it’s a “must do” for anyone diving in the Philippines. The shop...More

Thank Murray R
simon s, Manager at Dumaguete Divers, responded to this reviewResponded 24 May 2018

Thanks for your kind review. Apo Island is great place to dive and we are very happy you found the corals spectacular and found some unusual critters such as Frogfish. Our Professionals are what makes us the dive club we are today and thanks for...More

Reviewed 17 May 2018 via mobile

My boyfriend and I did an Apo Island, 3 dive day with these guys. If we were staying longer we 100% would’ve booked more in! John was our DM and he was amazing. We’re both rookies in the diving world and he made us feel...More

Thank Amanda A
Simon S, Manager at Dumaguete Divers, responded to this reviewResponded 19 May 2018

Thanks very much for your kind review. We are very happy you had a great time and enjoyable day out at Apo Island. Also John enjoyed your company and we were glad you picked up some valuable tips and felt reassured while diving.. Wishing you...More

Reviewed 8 May 2018 via mobile

We are so impressed with this dive company based at the lovely Dive Cafe. All staff at the cafe are lovely and all dive staff are extremely knowledgeable, experienced, friendly, helpful and enthusiastic. We have dived many places in the world and this place gets...More

Thank Michelle B
Simon S, Manager at Dumaguete Divers, responded to this reviewResponded 19 May 2018

Thank you very much for your kind words. Everyone had a super time with you guys and we are very happy you enjoyed your dives as well as our Dive Cafe. Great reviews from experienced divers such as yourselves goes along way for us and...More

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