El Nido Dive Center in Palawan - Philippines
When tourists from all across the globe visit Palawan, one of the things that they dont want to miss out on is exploring its waters. Whether you are a non-diver who wishes to learn the basics of diving, or a licensed diver who wants to advance in the training, there are a wide variety of excellent diving centers situated in almost every part of Palawan.
In El Nido, there is the El Nido Dive Center, which is the official dive center of El Nido Resorts, both in Lagen Island and Miniloc Island.
El Nido Dive Center in Lagen Island, is located along the shores of Bacuit Bay, in the town of El Nido; which in turn is located in the northern parts of Palawan. The Miniloc Island is likewise found within the town of El Nido.
Getting to El Nido can be done via air, land and sea travel; while getting around town is usually done through its main public transport of tricycles.
At the moment, El Nido Dive Center offers dive courses in English and Filipino. For those who need interpreters, there are locals who will be more than willing to help out in this area.
The El Nido Dive Center offers Scuba Diving Courses as well as Diving Courses for all travelers wishing to learn from the basic to the advanced level. For Scuba Diving Courses, specifications are as follow:
Fun Dive Php 2,000
Discover Scuba Diver Fun Dive Php 2,500
Night Dive Php 3,000
Rates are inclusive of tank, weight belt, boat, and a divemaster
Dive Courses, on the other hand, are as follow:
Open Water Certification Course Php 20,000
3 4 days
Scuba Diver Course Half of the Open Water Course Php 12,000
From One-and-a-half days up to 2 days
Both the Open Water Certification Course and the Scuba Diver Course requires a minimum age of ten years old for participants.
Advance Open Water Course Php 16,000
2 days, 5 dives
Referral/Check-Out Diver for Open Water Course Php 13,000
2 days, 4 dives
Check-Out Dive Php 3,000
Discover Scuba Diving Php 3,800
3 hours, 10 years old and up
Bubblemaker Php 2,700
3 hours, 8-9 years old
Rates are inclusive of boat equipment, dive instructor, BCD, regulator and wet suit; likewise, rates are inclusive of government taxes and service charge.
For inquiries, travelers may reach El Nido Dive Center through telephone number +63(2) 894 5644 or through fax number: +63(2) 810 3620; or email them at firstname.lastname@example.org.