Dugong Dive Center Pro Dives Philippines, Inc.

El Rio y Mar Resort, San Jose, Coron, 5316 Palawan

Telephone +63 920 9519100
Fax +63 283 84462


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boot 2017 hall map (Hall 3): stand A74

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  • 08  Diving
  • 08.02  Services (Diving)
  • 08.02.01  Diving Schools

Our products

Product category: Diving Schools

Open Water Course

If you would like to look beneath the waves and are excited to discover the wonders of the underwater world, this course is for you !

What will you learn during this course ?

The first steps to become a good diver, including :
• Some theory in the classroom or online to understand the principles of diving
• Some confined water sessions to learn scuba skills and adopt good reflex underwater
• 4 open water dives to practice your skills and explore the incredible aquatic world !

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Product category: Diving Schools

Advanced Open Water Course

This course is designed to advance your diving skills and experiences ! That's why you can take it right after your Open Water certification. It's all about fun learning and new discoveries !

What will you learn during this course ?

It will expand your scuba skills through 5 Adventure dives and it will help you build self-confidence by gaining experience. Two of them are mandatory : Deep diving and Underwater navigation and as for the other three, your instructor will help you choose (wreck diving, night diving, underwater photography, fish identification...).

You can try out the different specialties that are all about building theorical and underwater knowledge and a lot more while still having fun !

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Rescue Course

This course is designed to build confidence in helping any diver under and out of the water as well as yourself.

What will you learn during this course ?

Your instructor will teach you how to deal with any dive-related emergency. Through the theorical part and the rescue exercices, you will learn how to recognize and respond to minor and major emergencies.

You will learn :
• Self Rescue
• Dealing with stress divers
• Emergency management and equipment
• Rescuing panicked divers
• Rescuing unconscious divers

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Divemaster Course

This course is the first step in taking your passion to the professional level so you can lead divers and assist in diver training... an adventure of a lifetime!

What will you learn during this course ? 
Through this course, you will learn to be a leader by developping your skills and widening your knowledge.
You will learn :
• Dive site set up and management
• Conducting dive briefing
• Leading a group and assuring its safety while providing fun learning
• Diver Safety
• Mapping a dive site
• Supervising divers and assisting students
• Awareness and care for the dive environment

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Product category: Diving Schools

Dugong Watching

The eco tourism program "Dugong Watching“is a full-day excursion to several feeding grounds along the Busuanga coast line and two turtle islands for skin and scuba divers.
If a dugong is spotted (they surface every 4 to 5 minutes), we watch the animal first from the boat (like wale watching) then approach the dugong by snorkelling and if the dugong doesn’t shy off, on Scuba. We always offer the divers two dives on a small coral garden and sea grass bed with all its glitters.

The trip starts with a 20-minute briefing about the dugong, the trip, and how to approach our little mermaids. Over the last years, we have an 80%+ success rate of dugong sightings with the help of our eagled-eye crew. There are an average of 30 dugongs living in our bay.

We have been working with international documentary crews, photographers, conservationists, biologists, etc. over the years to educate people of this wonderful but endangered species.

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About us

Company details

We are the pioneers of scuba diving in North Busuanga, Palawan.
As environmentalists & members of the Philippines Coast Guard Auxiliary, we have been protecting our waters for the last past two decades to offer you beautiful protected reefs. Over the years, we also have put our efforts into the protection of an endangered species, the Dugong.

As a team, we are turned towards safety & quality diving, leaving all the mass tourism diving aside and giving you the opportunity to dive in dive sites untouched by other dive operators.
The unsual pleasure of making your own bubbles.

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