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Tropical Divers Dive Center

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Ester A. Lim Street, Tawala | Alona tropical beach resort, 6340, Philippines
+63 38 502 9031
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Great dive center

I finished the last two days of my OWD here and I had a good instructor (Alex)! He showed me all... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Giulia B
Excellent service and impressive proficiency

I travelled to Panglao for the 6th time in two years and decided to go with Alona Tropical Divers... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Looking for a friendly and nice Dive Center with service according to your wishes? Visit Tropical Divers in Panglao Island, Bohol, Philippines. Have fun with us and explore the underwater world outside Alona Beach where you can see the variety of marine life, from a Pygmy Seahorse to a school of Barracuda. This is also the perfect place for people like you, who always wanted to be in a paradise to relax and enjoy each moment of your holiday. Travelling on your own, with family or friends? Not a diver? You are always welcome! Tropical Divers is located at the end on the very famous white sandy Alona Beach in Panglao, Island of Bohol and a member of PADI International Resort & Retailer Associations. We are surrounded by the exotic and beautiful scenery of Alona Tropical Beach Resort, Henann Beach Resort and close to the coral reef and crystal clear water for snorkeling and scuba diving in Bohol Sea.
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Hours Today: 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Ester A. Lim Street, Tawala | Alona tropical beach resort, 6340, Philippines
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I finished the last two days of my OWD here and I had a good instructor (Alex)! He showed me all the exercises and we went out for local lunch together :) I can definitely recommend it.

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Alex P, Manager at Tropical Divers Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Giulia, Thank you for taking your OWD with us! Local lunch officially should be the part of the course, lol! Would love to see you again at Panglao. Alex and the Tropical divers' team.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is my first time diving in a foreign country, and two of my friends never diving before. The only thins I care about is the safety. At the beginning I don’t know which dive center is better, I asked three dive centers to get...More

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Alex P, Manager at Tropical Divers Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you, Eleanore!!! It was super cool to communicate with you from the beginning in messenger, so much fun and jokes, lol! You guys are the blast! Our crew had so much fun diving with you. Hope to see you again and cheers from all...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We spent a week in Alona Beach and used tropical divers exclusively. It was a nice shop to deal with, laid back and ready to dive. Their bunka was out in the bay so you had to transfer from a small boat, which for my...More

Thank Kristi S
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Alex P, Manager at Tropical Divers Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Kristi, Thank you for your cool review and for a diving with us! We were happy to help you discover beautiful reefs of Panglao. Regarding loading and unloading with a small boat - it's a local regulation - we cannot come to the shore...More

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Reviewed 22 May 2018

I’ve travelled to Panglao by myself and I’ve never done scuba diving before. And as Panglao is one of the most diving places I was thinking of trying but was a bit scared and hesitated. Once I entered Tropical Divers Center there were no more...More

Thank Victoria A
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Alex P, Manager at Tropical Divers Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded 23 May 2018

Dear Victoria! Thank you for the great review! It was such a pleasure to guide you discovering the whole new world of amazing sensations! As an instructor, I'm sharing my passion to the ocean with students and glad you feel it. Your happy smile and...More

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Reviewed 20 May 2018 via mobile

Had a great time diving— it was my first time ever with SCUBA gear and our instructor, Ian was very accommodating and knowledgeable and above all, responsive and eager that we would be safe. The gear was good, clean and the shop itself was pleasant...More

Thank Vincent W
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Alex P, Manager at Tropical Divers Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded 21 May 2018

Hey, brand new Open water diver! Dear Vincent, thank you for getting your PADI with us. Keep diving and be safe! Best regards, Alex, Ian and Tropical divers team.

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Reviewed 23 April 2018

Alex, the Russian co-owner makes incredible pics but he was teaching a PADI course so only crossed him once. Dived with them 6x times during early April. Jona handles the reception and her husband Nestor also does local tours. DM Tony (UK) took the time...More

Thank Peter W
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Alex P, Manager at Tropical Divers Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded 24 April 2018

Hey Peter! Thank you for review and for diving with us. Unfortunately, we are unable to control currents and visibility yet, but we still work on it ))) Always welcome back to Tropical divers. Regards, Alex and the team.

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Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

Once you dive with the guys from the dive shop and you realize that you're in the right place with the right people.Excellent quality at a pleasant price. Thanks to the whole crew of Tropical Diver.

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Alex P, Manager at Tropical Divers Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded 11 April 2018

Thank you for review and for diving with us! Always welcome back to Tropical Divers​. Alex and the team.

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Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

Tropical divers is located at the east end of Alona beach, in between the Hennan resort and Amorita resort, easy to spot once you spotted it, sounds like a frog fish. The shop is well managed and the staff is capable, dependable, friendly and very...More

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Alex P, Manager at Tropical Divers Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded 7 April 2018

Hey Jason! Nice and funny review! Way to go ))) Thank you for diving with us and don't blame Jona too much - you will meet your whale shark! Hope to see you again in Tropical divers. Alex, Ian, Jojo, Jona and the team. P.S....More

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Reviewed 4 April 2018

A little overdue, but I would like to give a major shout out to this wonderful dive center. Firstly, Alex, the manager of this dive shop and my lovely dive instructor gave me an absolutely beautiful first diving experience.He was patient and extremely caring. I...More

Thank Heather M
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Alex P, Manager at Tropical Divers Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded 5 April 2018

Dear Heather! Thank you for being such a nice student and passionate person! We had a good time and would love to see you again. Best regards, Alex and the team.

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eshan k
28 May 2018|
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Response from Alex P | Property representative |
Hi! You can do discovery scuba diving program! It will take about 3 hours and include open water session on the beautiful reef with a professional instructor. The price is 3000 pesos per person. Pls, email to diveshop.
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Ganzi J
12 April 2018|
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Response from Alex P | Property representative |
Hey Ganzi! Yes, you can do 3 day dives and night dive! Please inquire by email.
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Steven M
8 March 2018|
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Response from Alex P | Property representative |
Hi, Steven! 1500 pesos per dive. Also, you can check our prices on tropical divers website.
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