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Carabao Dive Center

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Address: D1 F. Hermanos Bldg. Sta. Ana Wharf, Monteverde St., Davao City, Mindanao 8000, Philippines
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+63 82 300 1092

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Day Tour Island Hopping with Carabao Dive Center was full of fun. The crew were so accommodating. Our family booked for a trip to celebrate my cousin's birthday. The trip is... read more

Reviewed 1 September 2015
Alpha A
Davao City, Philippines
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Davao City, Philippines
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28 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 21 March 2016

If you are planning to try scuba diving, either for intro or professionals, this is the best diving center to book for diving schedule. They know the best diving sites and safety comes first, they will really make sure that your experience is worthwhile....

2 Thank Primalin F
Marikina, Philippines
1 review
Reviewed 14 March 2016

You've got no reason not to dive in Davao! This is the best dive center for first time divers! Talikud Island is blessed with colorful corals and school of fish.

Thank Cecil S
Davao City, Philippines
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 September 2015

Day Tour Island Hopping with Carabao Dive Center was full of fun. The crew were so accommodating. Our family booked for a trip to celebrate my cousin's birthday. The trip is scheduled from 7am to 4pm. However, the motor banca came late. So instead on cruising by 7am sharp, we left the port around 9am. The trip was so awesome.... More 

Thank Alpha A
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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 July 2015 via mobile

I booked a dive tour with Carabao for the weekend and did two dives - Coral Garden & Angels Cove. The trip and the dives were okay, but not much more than that. The amount of service you will get from Carabao isn't much for example do they not reply my continuous text messages to set up another dive trip... More 

2 Thank Henrik R
1 review
Reviewed 11 July 2015 via mobile

We had a great time at carabao, with an amazing teacher!! If you are looking for a French teach on koh tao, magalie is by far one of the best!! Great teaching methods and made learning super fun! Had a great time and the hostel has AC which makes it easy to have a good night sleep and ready for... More 

Thank Kelsey L
Dallas, Texas
1 review
Reviewed 1 July 2015

One of my moms friends reccomended this place when we mentioned we were going to be traveling to Davao this summer. I am so glad that we followed her advice. The island hopping was very enjoyable and relaxing. The crew on board was very kind and helpful to all 37 of us. Three of us went scuba diving(just for fun).... More 

Thank Cassandra D
Sydney, Australia
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43 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 July 2015 via mobile

I did my open water dive course here in 2013. The instructor was good and the diving was diverse and a lot of fun. This dive centre is one of the better ones in Davao. When in Davao again I would dive with them again.

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48 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 May 2015

We rented a private boat which included two dives. The boat was huge and I have no qualms with it. But the divemaster violated every protocol you can think of. There were two divers and the "divemaster" only had gear for one person so he decided to give his equipment to the second diver. He used a belt (see pic!)... More 

4 Thank SeaDrag
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 1 May 2015 via mobile

These guys sold me a bad regulator. It leaked. The lever that pushes the diaphragm had been tweeked.

1 Thank swegolf
Doha, Qatar
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8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 2015

Had a super fun and amazing time with my family. Activities of snorkeling, scuba diving, cliff diving, and even sun bathing on board, clear and very clean water and beaches--WOWwwwww--- highly recommending this to everyone. For Php 8,000.00 for 40 pax. The outing became convenient because boat is equipped with life vest/jacket, kitchen/pantry and for BBQ and grill, toilet, cooler,... More 

3 Thank Pahiyom

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