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Sea Rider Dive Center

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Address: Sabang Beach, Puerto Galera, Mindoro 5203, Philippines
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+63 921 588 5994
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07:00 - 18:30
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 18:30
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Sea Rider Diver Center Puerto Galera, "The Back Packer's Choice"...

Sea Rider Diver Center Puerto Galera, "The Back Packer's Choice" has been diving and operating at Sabang Beach, Puerto Galera, Philippines for 10 years.

Our dive and course rates are guaranteed to be the most affordable (cheapest!) in the area. PADI, SSI and BSAC dive courses are offered.

We dive at least one hour (air permitted) and have the best macro spotter. All guides are very familiar with the dive sites and love to spot macro critters for underwater photographers. We discovered the Macro Haven dive site and is exclusive to Sea Rider divers. We don't mix fun divers and U/W photographers.

Dive master/guide to diver ratio is always kept at 1:4 to ensure safe diving.

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Third visit to Searider

This was my 3rd visit in 18 months and I came back purely to dive with Searider. You cannot get a better price anywhere and Mark, Chris and all other employees at Searider are... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
AFC083
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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was my 3rd visit in 18 months and I came back purely to dive with Searider. You cannot get a better price anywhere and Mark, Chris and all other employees at Searider are first rate. All groups are small so the diving experience is not spoiled by hordes of divers. Will definitely be back :)

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Manila, Philippines
1 review
Reviewed 20 April 2017

Good quality teachers...friendly...Mark was very helpful and professional and keep your experience fun and safe...will Introduction my friends to there. is really having fun there and great experience.

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Thank CherryGoh
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Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

We came here during Easter holiday, my friends were doing OW course with one of the instructors, and we two were doing fun dives. Our DM Chris is amazingly great! He has a pair of eagle eyes!! He always finds lots of creatures for us to see and taking good care of us. The staffs are also very friendly and... More 

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Thank Ada Q
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Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

I am not a swimmer. Again I repeat, I am not a swimmer. The diving instructors are very good, very patient and very accommodating! As a non-swimmer I gained the confidence to try scuba diving! For me, this is the best place for those guys who wants to dip their foot in diving. Salute to you guys, you're the best!... More 

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Thank Carl G
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7 reviews
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Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

Both Bryan and Mark are awesome guys! Very professional, and very patient! We were 3 newbies who was looking into scuba diving for the first time. We were all instructed very well, and all felt very confident before hitting the water. They take care of everything, even carrying the diving equipment to the boat. If you are looking for a... More 

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Thank Jacob J
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Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

Best prices in Sabang....great quality teachers...Mark was very helpful and professional and keep your experience fun and safe...ill be back for sure

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Moscow, Russia
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4 reviews
Reviewed 31 March 2017

May be I am too nicety, but they are not critter spotter dive center. I say this because I can compare with other places in Philippines. When the dive guide shows to the diver with macro lance giant octopus it means he knows nothing about macro critters. When he starts to play with his GoPro making movie about this octopus,... More 

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Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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Reviewed 31 January 2017

I just spent two weeks diving with searider. I'm around 150 dives in so have seen a few operations, both good and bad. These guys are good. For me it starts with the emails, I always have a few questions when travelling accross the world to spend my hard earned cash and these were all answered with patience and and... More 

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New York City, New York
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

Great diving experience with Mark, Chris and Team! Very professional and know area very well! Saw awesome sea creatures every dive!!! Thanks Sea Rider Dive Centre!

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Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

My girlfriend and I recently visited Puerto Galera for a few days of scuba diving. Sea Rider Dive Center provided an outstanding level of service, professionalism and all round enjoyment. Every dive was well guided and organized. As a PADI Open Water Instructor myself, I would recommend these guys to anyone wanting to scuba dive here at any level. A... More 

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