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Sidive is a PADI dive centre that specialises in offering great value PADI Scuba Diving lessons in sunny Mactan island in the Philippines with free accommodation if required. We also offer diving to those who already have a dive licence: eiither...more
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Pajac-Maribago Rd | Kontiki Marina, Lapu Lapu 6015, Philippines
+63 906 222 2000
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Decided to go diving over the weekend during a business trip to Cebu and called up a few dive shops in Mactan for quotes and schedules. While other dive shops gave me the run around on cost and quotes of expensive private boat charters, Simon...More

Thank FromCGN
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My friend and I really had a good time with Sidive. Our travel to Cebu was a last minute decision but Simon made this trip much easier. He always replied ur emails in a prompt manner and kindly settled us up with accommodation with his...More

Thank Xiaoxi C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was our first, all excited, tensed, all kind of emotions, that’s how we reached Simon @sidive. Talking to him gave us confidence, I was on with high fever, but he spoke with confidence that I will be making for the dive. Training was good...More

Thank GrandTour823991
Reviewed 1 week ago

Me and my friend got our open water scuba certification in SiDive. It was such an incredible experience! Simon and his team are very nice, professional and patient with all the students. Highly Recommended. I can't wait to make my next trip back to SiDive!

Thank Dylan_Deung
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had my best dive at Oslob to see the whale sharks, Simon drove us there and it was so fun and memorable. It took over 3 hours to get there and even more to come back as we hit traffic, but I still find...More

Thank Scarlett S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I did my open water course with simon’s team. Great experience and amazing diving site. Simon and his staff were very helpful and attentive. Highly recommended if you want to learn diving in Cebu.

Thank Scarlett S
Simontimmins, Owner at SiDive, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Scarlett, thank you so much for your kind words! It was our pleasure to teach you and we hope to see you again for your advanced course. may the fish be with you! Best regards, Simon and the Team.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was my 3rd visit to Cebu and Sidive and I am sure you would not be disappointing with either a dive course of some fun dives

Thank Peter T
Simontimmins, Owner at SiDive, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Peter, thank you very much, see you in january to finish your DM course!! Best Regards, Simon and the Team!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I came to Cebu with no intention of diving. I left with an open water diving license! Simon and the other diving trainers were very thorough in their instructions. They speak perfect English and are incredibly friendly as well. The dive itself was beautiful. I...More

Thank David L
Simontimmins, Owner at SiDive, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi David, it was our pleasure! And tahnkyou so much for your very kind review! Hope you come and pay us a visit in the not too distant future!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Conducted PADI Open Water diving course for two days with 4 dives. A good experience for diving and the instructor are very nice. They taught us with comprehensive skill training and show us the beauty under water. Simon also as a good host for providing...More

Thank Ben W
Simontimmins, Owner at SiDive, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Ben, it was a pleasure to meet you and your three friends. Hopefully you will come back and visit us again. Thank you for your very kind words. Best Wishes, Simon and the Team

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a wonderful experience with SiDive! The owner Simon is from England, and he offers free accommodation (his own house or guesthouse) for people who take OW or AOW course here. The instructors here are super friendly and skillful, so it is perfect for beginner...More

Thank Xinxin W
Simontimmins, Owner at SiDive, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Xinxin, thankyou for your very kind words! We hope you come back and visit us again soon!

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Marwane K
December 26, 2016|
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Response from Simontimmins | Property representative |
Hi Marwane K I have a Rescue Diver course on the 2nd and 3rd of January you can join We could do the EFR First Aid course on Jan 1 After the Rescue course we could do as many specialties as you like to help you get your... More
Graecy L
September 18, 2016|
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Response from Simontimmins | Property representative |
Hi Graecy, Please email me as I am sorry but Trip Advisor do not allow me to send a link to pictures of the room. Trip Advisor also do not allow me to write my email address. Sorry. I hope you understand. If you visit my... More
Mark I
September 13, 2016|
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Response from Simontimmins | Property representative |
The house reef at Kontiki is very nice and if you choose to take a boat for the last day of the course you can visit another one or two marine sanctuaries such as Gilutongan island or Talima where there are shoals of... More