Dive Calamianes in Palawan - Philippines
Diving in Coron is always on the top of tourists list, whether local and foreign; and with excellent dive sites that consist of WWII shipwrecks, reefs, lakes and even caves; Coron diving has become legendary, to say the least.
Dive Calamianes can take tourists wishing to explore the waters of Coron to some of the 9 shipwreck dive sites here; as well as go snorkeling in the lakes or even go night diving.
Dive Calamianes is located at Barangay 5, Coron, in the island of Busuanga, Palawan. Getting to Coron from Busuanga Airport takes about 45 minutes to one hour through a jeepney ride.
There are also ferry rides that can transfer tourists from one island to the next. As for getting around Coron, public transports here are mainly tricycles; while private rental vehicles may also be obtained.
Major instructional languages are English and Filipino.
Dive Calamianes offers a variety of dive training courses, from beginners level to expert level, depending on the assessed skill of the diver. All instructors here are PADI certified, ensuring for a safe and professional diving course.
Discover Scuba Php 2, 250
Open Water Php 18, 250
Advanced Open Water Php 15, 000
Rescue Diver Php 19, 699
Wreck Specialty Php 13, 500
Nitrox Specialty Php 14, 200
Nitrox Dives, additional Php 360
Nitrox Try Dives, additional Php 855
Dives and Rates
2 Dives per Day Php 2, 200
3 Dives per Day Php 3, 000
Torch Rental Php 220
Log Book Php 150
Wreck Diving Liveaboard Safaris Php 5, 600 per person
Dive Calamianes wreck diving safaris range from three to six days, inclusive of meals, three dives per day, marine park fees and guide. To visit the Koyuokosan wreck which is on the northern part of the island, an additional fee for fuel will be charged at Php 2, 500 per person.
Non-divers are also welcome to the safaris, where the expedition will take tourists to nearby towns such as Culion town, Calauit and Hot Springs.
Dive Calamianes accepts cash or credit card payments, Travellers Cheques are unfortunately not accepted. Travelers are advised that there are no ATMs in Coron, but there is an Allied Savings Bank that can dispense cash through VISA cards.
Dive Calamianes likewise advises travelers advised to carry cash in small denominations: 20, 50 and 100. Small shops in Coron may have difficulty cashing bigger denominations of 1, 000 and 500.
For inquiries, Dive Calamianes can be reached through +63 0918 285 2060 or through Fax No. +44 (0) 020 768 11297; or through email: firstname.lastname@example.org.