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Frontier Scuba

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Sabang Beach, Puerto Galera, Mindoro 5203, Philippines
+63 917 540 8410
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Very good Diving Shop

I had some very good dives with frontier scuba! The diving guides are very experienced and they... read more

Reviewed 24 March 2018
steffen K
First Rate Dive Operation

Frontier Scuba in Sabagn Beach is a great dive shop. The owner, Rick, was quick to respond to... read more

Reviewed 4 March 2018
Drew R
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Puerto Galera's Boutique Dive Operation- a family run business for the best in personal service. With over 20 years and 20,000 dives experience in Puerto Galera and the highest rated 5 Star TDI / SDI Instructor Training facility, we are sure to take care of every level of diver. Our services include full dive vacation packages of private transfers, excellent accommodation in our partner resorts, diving, dive courses and meals at Hemingway's Restaurant. Dive are keep fun and enjoyable with just 6 divers per group on board our custom made dive boats. We dive at least 4 times daily, with more than 30 dive sites within 15 minutes of the dive center. All our dives are professionally guided and include good briefings and slow, enjoyable dives . Learn to dive starting with PADI Discover Scuba Diving / Open Water courses all the up to Advanced Trimix diver and TDI Tech Instructor courses. The Frontier Scuba Team loves to dive and show you the best of Philippines diving. Our trips are safe, fun, friendly and professional. Come Join The Fun !
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Sabang Beach, Puerto Galera, Mindoro 5203, Philippines
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Reviewed 24 March 2018

I had some very good dives with frontier scuba! The diving guides are very experienced and they know the area. For the dives with a longer bottom time NITROX is available. An Oxygen measuring device was provided. All air tanks had around 220 bar when...More

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Reviewed 4 March 2018

Frontier Scuba in Sabagn Beach is a great dive shop. The owner, Rick, was quick to respond to emails, making the planning process very simple. Rick was able to arrange transport from Manila, lodging in Sabang Beach, and six days of diving. The transportation from...More

Thank Drew R
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Reviewed 8 September 2017

Got my first 2 Tec certifications with Rick. He was a great teacher, patient, funny and made a challenging experience enjoyable. He imparted the different nature of Tec diving versus Rec by being detail oriented which I appreciated. The diving itself was awesome, pricing competitive,...More

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Rick K, Owner at Frontier Scuba, responded to this reviewResponded 9 September 2017

thanks for the nice review. Great to have you here and well done for rising to the challenge of something new.....Hope to see you back soon

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Reviewed 29 June 2017

Frontier Dive Centre is a very well organised SCUBA certified and well run operation. All staff members speak excellent English. Dive masters are professional and very thorough before, during and after dives. The dive sites are very good but there are strong currents and dives...More

Thank Kerry D
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Reviewed 10 June 2017

I've been diving with Rick & Harry for 6 years and am sorry to say that it has taken me until just now to finally post a review. I am a divemaster and have worked and dove at many operations in many countries, and it's...More

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Reviewed 4 May 2017

Scuba Certified! Was visiting the Philippines in November of 2016. Through out this trip I had an agenda to stop at several islands, and was able to spend four days to gain my open water scuba diving certification. I spent the four days learning my...More

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ManilaRick, Owner at Frontier Scuba, responded to this reviewResponded 6 May 2017

HI so happy that you enjoyed the course and have gone to dive elsewhere. The underwater world is so special, so many great places to explore and adventures to have. I wish you all the best on your future dives and do so hope that...More

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Reviewed 1 February 2017

We are presently taking our Open Water Certification Course with Rick and his crew. Rick's communication in and outside of the class is excellent. His experience of over 12,000 dives guides students to new found ability in scuba. He is patient and easy going which...More

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Reviewed 15 January 2017

If you are looking for a perfect dive center with a large variety of dives, from easy to beyond 100m then don't bother looking any further. Frontier dives are well briefed with safety coming first and foremost, followed by the dive experience. Clearly Rick and...More

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Reviewed 14 December 2016

The first day I told the DM my friend only OW and he didnt dive for 2years long. I thought that he would watch him carefully, but when we underwater, DM always in front of us. My friend floating up and I feel that's dangerous....More

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Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

We did our Advanced Open Water training with Rick over ten years ago, and were so impressed by his professionalism and skill then that when we recently decided to become Tech Divers, Rick and Frontier Scuba were our first choice for where we wanted to...More

Thank Ruderies
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24 May 2017|
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Response from Rick K | Property representative |
HI, it depends on your comfort level and also how many logged dives you have done? If this is the first dive after your OW course, then I would recommend an informal scuba review. We take about 2 hours to review the set-up... More
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Hi. Yes, we do offer snorkeling. Snorkel/mask/fin hire is Peso 300 per day and snorkelers can join the dive boat if it is going to a suitable area
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