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PADI Open Water Course and Thresher Shark Dive provided by Thresher Shark Divers

PADI Open Water Course and Thresher Shark Dive

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Important Information
4 days
  • Full PADI Open Water Course and either a Deep Adventure dive on the shark dive, or the Full Advanced Open Water.
  • Open Water Manual — either (a) hard copy on site or (b) online, in advance or on site
  • Open Water Course - 4 Open Water dives plus confined water sessions
  • Either a) Deep Adventure dive to certify you to 30 meters, done on the thresher shark dive or b) Full Advanced open Water Diver Course, 5 dives plus manual.
  • Equipment rental
  • Boat fees for the dives
  • Certification fees
  • Instructor fees
  • Free Log Book
  • 10% off equipment purchase.
  • Free celebration Shark Bite shot in the Pub!
  • Marine park fees PHP 150 per day (required)
  • Marine park fee P50 (shark dive only)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off - not required as Malapascua is very small.
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Age 10 and above, shark dive age 15 and above.
Cancellation Policy
If you cancel at least 7 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee. If you cancel within 2 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
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Laura A wrote a review Mar 2020
4 contributions
We did the open water with this company, specifically with Cristine as an instructor, and it was amazing! She was so passionate and professional, she explained us sooo well all the skills and she showed us all she could under the water. After every dive we were checking on a
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Date of experience: March 2020
Facundo F wrote a review Feb 2020
Bangkok, Thailand7 contributions
We decided to do our open water course certification with Thresher Shark Divers (TSD for friends) in Malapascua. At our arrival, Leon welcomed us warmly and went into the details of the course and our stay. He took his time to go over our concerns and questions. Our designated
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Cecily D wrote a review Nov 2019
1 contribution2 helpful votes
We thoroughly enjoyed our open water course with Sylvia (instructor) and Laura (Dive master). They were amazing and can’t fault their teaching. Sylvia was very patient and clear with all the briefs and knowledge reviews. We always felt confident on each dive we knew what we
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Date of experience: August 2019
Ken K wrote a review Jul 2019
7 contributions8 helpful votes
Excellent organization- I had not dove in quite a while and went through my Adv Open Water Certification and Nitrox. My dive instructor was great and quite patient. The crew, the location, the restaurant, the friendliness of the staff were all awesome. This is the best dive
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Date of experience: August 2018
Pcd130 wrote a review Jun 2019
Wellington, New Zealand3 contributions2 helpful votes
I did my advanced open water course through Thresher Shark Dive centre and could not recommend more highly. My dive instructor was Toby and he was fantastic, all of the staff were friendly and the dive sites were incredible. Lots of beautiful coral, wrecks, turtles and close
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Date of experience: June 2019
About the operator

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By: Thresher Shark Divers
Great dives
I am Padi instructor and diving for 45 years, visit many places.This is a very good divingcenter,i can recommended
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Professional Dive Shop
TSD is a very well organized dive shop. They are attentive and make sure all is all right before you do anything wi
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Graham R
Just enjoyed a 15 dive package here, highly recommended
A group of 8 of us have just returned from a weeks diving here (15 dive package), and had a fabulous time. The who
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Double Shark Dives with TSD!
We finally got here! After getting stranded at Maya last August after a typhoon warning that prevented boats from c
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Scam artists
We recently came to Malapascua to dive with threshers and we went to see these about an adventure dive (deep sea di
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Amelia F
Thresher shark dive
I visited in Dec 2019 with a friend to do some diving, I was lucky to go diving with instructors Toby and Sylvia wh
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TSD Never Again
Booked 60 dive package online in advance with Thresher Shark Divers (TSD) for two divers. Mistake! 1. Not able to
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Exceeded expectations despite weather challenges
Family of divers with diverse experience levels. Daughter ended up upgrading from Scuba certification to OW cert.
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A top OW1 course
Together we started our OW1 diving course at TSD after a try out dive in NL. After 1.5 day my partner decided to qu
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Good dive company
The people at TSD were friendly and professional. I would like to especially thank my local DM Richard, and also Ri
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Cristina Rocks!
Cristina was the best advanced open water instructor I could have asked for! She made me feel calm, explained every
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Amazing few days diving
We spent 4 days diving and done the padi open water course. Felt very safe at all times. Instructors were very know
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Good for Fun Dives but Unfriendly Management
I booked a 10 dive package with Thresher Shark Divers and things were mostly OK. The Dive Boat Banka was well equip
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Diving options decayed over the week.
We were planning on a full diving week, so the first 10 dives were prepaid. The first couple of days there were opt
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Excellent Dive Instruction, Amazing Dive Sites
I recently had the privilege of spending a week on Malapascua Island with Thresher Shark Divers, and what a week it
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Key Details
  • Duration: 4 days
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  • Free Cancellation up to 7 days in advance
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