- Ocean Vida Beach & Dive Resort 27 m from dive center
- from 0 Little Mermaid Dive Resort 109 m from dive center
- from 0 Hippocampus Beach Resort Daanbantayan 149 m from dive center
Sea Explorers is one of the most experienced dive operators in the Philippines. Scuba diving is our passion since 1989. During all these years, we had the chance to learn about their wishes and requirements. Sea Explorers operates five dive centers on different islands in the Visayas. The aim of Sea Explorers is to constantly improve the service of our operations also offering you, the unforgettable diving experience in the Philippines. Our staff will show you around, explain the dive center procedures, and help you to get your dive equipment ready. Inspired through our guest who was diving ... read more with a smile – one of our good friends invented our slogan “Dive with a smile”, lived by our staff day by day.
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, PADI 5* CDC Center
Dutch, English, German, Filipino
From recommended hotels: Not required
From airport: Surcharge
Boat Diving, Shore Diving
The dive center is located inside Ocean Vida Beach and Dive Resort, in the center of Bounty beach on Malapascua. The island is 9.2 kilometers away from the mainland. It can be reached by a 30-minute ride by local bancas from the pier at Barangay Maya.
Malapascua Island by the locals called Logon is situated in the northern tip of Cebu Island. It forms part of the municipality of Daanbantayan about 128 kilometers from Cebu City. The name “Malapascua” is said to have be...Continue readingen given by some Spaniards. Due to bad weather their ship got stranded in the island on Christmas day. Because of their misfortune of having to spend Christmas away from their comrades and family stuck in a desolate island, the Spaniards called the place “Mala Pascua”, which literally means “Bad Christmas”. From then on the Spaniards and the non-locals would refer to the island as “Malapascua”, while the local residents insist that their Island is called Logon.
|Instructors & Dive masters||
There are several experienced dive instructors are available.
Dive Instructors: Tata, Toto, Tongi
Dive Guides: J.N., Martin, Mosloy, Rex, Tong, Kleng, Juday, Vanessa, Lydio
|Number of Dive Guides||12|
|Infrastructure||Bar, Classrooms, Coffee bar, Equipment shop, Lounge, Parking, Pool, Shower, Storage room, WC, Wi-Fi|
|PHYSICALlY DISABLED DIVERS||The dive center has great experience with physically disabled divers and is very flexible and innovative in satisfying their needs.|
|Equipment Description||Full rental equipment for 20 guests;
2 Full sets for children;
12 Liter aluminum tanks with Yoke (INT) valves and some DIN valves;
15 Liter, 10 Liter and 8 Liter aluminum tanks;
We have 2 large boats:
Mahayag (Diver Capacity: 20; Complimentary drinking water, coffee, tea and fruits; O2 equipment and first aid box; Spare dive equipment and toolbox; Emergency communication);
Ocean Hunter (Diver capacity: 16; Complimentary drinking water, coffee, tea and fruits; O2 equipment and first aid box; Spare dive equipment and toolbox; Emergency communication).
|Number of boats||2|
|Check-in time||The dive center is open daily from 8 am to 7 pm. Check-in is possible any time during office hours.|
|Seasonality||January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December|
|REQUIRED INFORMATION AND DOCUMENTS||Certification Card, Date of birth, Date of last dive, Logbook, Medical Statement, Number of dives|
|Accepted Payment Methods||
American Express, Mastercard, Visa
|Read before you go||
Payment can be made in cash or via PalPal upon arrival