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Standard name: PADI scuba diver

Dive course length: 3 days

Minimum Experience is requested:

Scuba Diver minimum experience

Min. Experience: No previous education required

Minimum divers age: 10

Dive center: Turtle Bay Dive Center

Price: from 231 USD

Course dates: each Wednesday

Dive course usually starts at: 09:00

Standard name: PADI scuba diver

Dive course length: 3 days

Minimum Experience is requested:

Scuba Diver minimum experience

Min. Experience: No previous education required

Minimum divers age: 10

Dive center: Turtle Bay Dive Center

Price: from 231 USD

Course dates: each Wednesday

Dive course usually starts at: 09:00



Scuba Diver - 3D description

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Dive course description

Pre-entry level Certification Course and linked to Open Water Diver Certification upgrade! Ideal for a weekend adventure. Certifies you to go 12m with a PADI professional.

Turtle Bay Dive Center

Dive sites

Dive with the Whale Sharks dive site

Dive with the Whale Sharks

Dive with the Whale Sharks

Dive with the Whale Sharks

Beginner divers
Boat dive
Dive depth: 1 - 10m
Current: none - slight
Water temperature: 26.8 - 29.8℃
Dive type: Big fish, Shark and Snorkeling
You can see up to 8 or more whale sharks including mature males, females and some juveniles. The fishermen split the whale sharks into two groups and feed them brine shrimp (their natural food) from small fishing boats.
The fishermen feed the whale sharks from 6:00am to 1:00pm and lead them in front of visitors who can be sure of getting a close-up encounter with several whale sharks. No operations on Good Friday.

Where You Will See Them:
You will find the whale shark experience just off-shore from a beach in the small fishing village on Tan-awan, Oslob in southern Cebu. This is 77km from Turtle Bay Dive Resort – the scenic drive along the west coast of Cebu takes 90 minutes.The whale sharks are in the area all the year round.

What is Being Done to Protect the Whale Sharks:
In January 2012, the local government of Oslob introduced Ordinance 091-S12, which provides measures for the protection and conservation of whale sharks. The local government staff or the Dive Center Group leader

Dive with the Whale Sharks marine life

Fish: Whale shark

Panagsama Beach dive site

Panagsama Beach

Panagsama Beach

Panagsama Beach

Beginner divers
Boat dive
Dive depth: 10 - 40m
Visibility: 10 - 30m
Current: none - slight
Water temperature: 26.8 - 29.8℃
Dive type: Night dive, Reef and Snorkeling
The dive starts with a steep slope going down to 40m where there is a wall. Stay at 15m and come slowly up to 10m; there are some caves along the wall. This a great dive site for night diving as entries and exits are straight from the beach.

Panagsama Beach marine life

Mamals: Loggerhead sea turtle

Pescador Island dive site

Pescador Island

Pescador Island

Pescador Island

Experienced/advance divers
Boat dive
Dive depth: 5 - 40m
Visibility: 10 - 30m
Current: none - moderate
Water temperature: 26.8 - 29.8℃
Dive type: Big fish, Night dive and Wall
Pescador Island is mentioned as one dive spot but you can dive here at least four times; it’s a truly great dive site. The dives start mostly in the south where the boat is sheltered if there is an Amihan wind.

Talisay Wall dive site

Talisay Wall

Talisay Wall

Talisay Wall

Beginner divers
Dive depth: 3 - 30m
Current: none - moderate
Water temperature: 26.8 - 29.8℃
Dive type: Reef, Snorkeling and Wall
The dive starts with a slope going to 13m; down there is a deep wall with a ledge at 35m. The wall has vertical canyons with wide deep slopes. The slope/wall profile keeps on changing all the time. Bring a diving torch to look in the small caves.

Talisay Wall marine life

Fish: Great barracuda, Red lionfish

Copton Point dive site

Copton Point

Copton Point

Copton Point

Experienced/advance divers
Dive depth: 3 - 50m
Visibility: 10 - 30m
Current: none - slight
Water temperature: 26.8 - 29.8℃
Dive type: Reef and Wreck
The dive starts with a deep descent to 17m along the mooring buoy rope to the sandy slope with beautiful Staghorn corals. The airplane is approximately 7m down the slope at the wall’s edge at 20m depth.

Copton Point marine life

Fish: Black-blotched porcupinefish, Black-spotted puffer

Tuble Reef dive site

Tuble Reef

Tuble Reef

Tuble Reef

Beginner divers
Dive depth: 3 - 25m
Visibility: 30 - >30m
Current: none - slight
Water temperature: 27 - 30℃
Dive type: Reef, Snorkeling and Wall
The dive starts with a wall going down to 25m. At the bottom is a sandy slope; very special are the vertical wall canyons. There is a small cave at 27-30m; with an in-going current watch out for this as it can be hazardous.

Tuble Reef marine life

Fish: Mandarinfish

Tongo Point dive site

Tongo Point

Tongo Point

Tongo Point

Beginner divers
Boat dive
Dive depth: 3 - 30m
Visibility: 10 - 30m
Current: none - slight
Water temperature: 26.8 - 29.8℃
Dive type: Shark, Snorkeling and Wall
The dive starts and ends with a deep wall going to endless depths. Watch your no decompression time. Small caves can be explored all along this dive so bring a dive torch to look inside the caves.

Dive courses

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Get introduced

Discover Scuba Diving - 2D

Price: from 72 USD

Standard name: Discover scuba diving

Dive course length: 2 days

Minimum Experience is requested:

Discover Scuba Diving minimum experience

Min. Experience: No previous education required

Minimum divers age: 10

Dive course description: Introduction to Scuba diving skills in the pool. Your chance to discover if scuba diving is the sport for you. Course duration: 2 hours





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Open Water Diver - 5D

Price: from 375 USD

Standard name: Open water diver

Dive course length: 5 days / about 4 dives

Minimum Experience is requested:

Open Water Diver minimum experience

Min. Experience: No previous education required

Minimum divers age: 15

Dive course description: Most popular entry-level Scuba certification course in the world. Your chance to discover the world of underwater adventure and fun. Either complete the classroom portion of the PADI Open Water Diver at our resort or choose to do the theoretical part of the course at your own pace, anytime, anywhere with PADI eLearning.

 Included / NOT Included / Extra charge

Included

Included:

  • Manual
  • Five pool sessions
  • E-learning

Scuba Review - 1D

Price: from 96 USD

Standard name: Open water referral

Dive course length: 1 day

Minimum Experience is requested:

Scuba Review minimum experience

Min. Experience: Beginner diver/Open water diver

Dive course description: Update your knowledge and skills. For certified divers, who haven't dived for a long time.


Scuba Diver - 3D

Price: from 288 USD

Standard name: PADI scuba diver

Dive course length: 3 days

Minimum Experience is requested:

Scuba Diver minimum experience

Min. Experience: No previous education required

Minimum divers age: 10

Dive course description: Pre-entry level Certification Course and linked to Open Water Diver Certification upgrade! Ideal for a weekend adventure. Certifies you to go 12m with a PADI professional.





Improve your skills

Advance Open Water Diver - 3D

Price: from 288 USD

Standard name: Advanced open water diver

Dive course length: 3 days / about 5 dives

Minimum Experience is requested:

Advance Open Water Diver minimum experience

Min. Experience: No previous education required

Minimum dives: 10

Minimum divers age: 15

Dive course description: Get more comfortable in the water by completing five adventure dives under the supervision of a PADI Instructor. The adventure dives include under water navigation, deep dives and three others of your choice. If you’re looking to build your confidence and gain more experience, this is the natural next step.

 Dive course itinerary

Day 1 > Day 3

Get more comfortable in the water by completing five adventure dives under the supervision of a PADI Instructor. The adventure dives include under water navigation, deep dives and three others of your choice. If you’re looking to build your confidence and gain more experience, this is the natural next step.


Rescue Diver - 2D

Price: from 269 USD

Standard name: Rescue diver

Dive course length: 2 days

Minimum Experience is requested:

Rescue Diver minimum experience

Min. Experience: Experienced/advance diver

Dive course description: “Challenging” and “rewarding” best describe the PADI Rescue Diver course. Building upon what you’ve already learned, this course expands on what you already know about how to prevent problems, and how to manage them if they occur.


Master Scuba Diver - 5D

Price: from 577 USD

Standard name: Master scuba diver

Dive course length: 5 days

Minimum Experience is requested:

Master Scuba Diver minimum experience

Min. Experience: Experienced/advance diver

Minimum dives: 50

Minimum divers age: 12

Dive course description: With the PADI Master Scuba Diver rating, you have reached the highest non professional level in the PADI System of diver education. It means that you have acquired significant training and experience in a variety of dive environments. Pre-requisite: Certified Open Water Diver, Certified Advanced Open Water Diver, Certified Rescue Diver, 5 specialty courses and 50 logged dives. Course duration: depends on how many pre-requisites you have


Emergency First Responder - 2D

Price: from 144 USD

Standard name: Emergency first response provider

Dive course length: 2 days

Minimum Experience is requested:

Emergency First Responder minimum experience

Min. Experience: Experienced/advance diver

Minimum divers age: 18

Dive course description: As one of the foremost international CPR and first aid training companies, Emergency First Response gives you the confidence to respond to medical emergencies -- not just in the diving world, but in your every day world with your family, friends, neighbors and coworkers too.

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1 Dive + boat + guide (half day dive)

Full dive eqipment

Tank and weights only

48USD38USD

from 28USD

33USD26USD

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23USD

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19USD

1 Dive - shore + guide (half day dive)

Full dive eqipment

Tank and weights only

40USD32USD

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25USD20USD

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3 Dives + boat + guide (2 dives per day); + unlimited unguided shore dives

Full dive eqipment

Tank and weights only

121USD97USD

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106USD85USD

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70USD

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1 Night dive + boat + torch + guide

Full dive eqipment

Tank and weights only

47USD38USD

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28USD22USD

from 16USD

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Equipment rental


ItemDay

Full dive equipment

15USD

Snorkel gear (mask and fins)

6USD

Fins

2USD

BCD

6USD

Regulator

9USD

Computer

10USD

Wetsuit

4USD

Full gear with computer

23USD

Supplement for 15 liter tank

2USD

Dive center description

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Turtle Bay Dive Center description

Turtle Bay Dive Center description

Turtle Bay Dive Center basic informations

Turtle Bay Dive Resort operates an accredited 5-star PADI Dive Centre. Our dive resort is a haven for divers. We are located in front of the famous House Reef where divers/snorkelers can spot the green sea turtles! With just a boat ride away, you can visit the schools of sardines in Panagsama, Pescador Island and the other dive sites. We offer a wide range of diving courses, from beginners to courses for diving professionals. Check which course fits you!

Languages spoken: English, Filipino and German

Facilities and services: Dive boat, Dive shop, Equipped classroom, Gear storage lockers and On-site reef