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Address: Malapascua Island, 6013, Philippines
Phone Number: +63 999 997 6601
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Sun - Sat 04:00 - 23:00
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Malapascua Exotic Island Dive Resort Dive with the original Thresher shark...

Malapascua Exotic Island Dive Resort Dive with the original Thresher shark divers and local dive guide experts. Here we can find you pygmy seahorses, blue ringed octopus, flamboyant cuttlefish etc! We are the only 5* IDC National Geographic resort. With IDCs and Divemaster Internships running year round. Offering PADI courses from beginner to Pro including Nitrox. With a relaxed 4 spots a day schedule. You set your own pace and intensity for diving with Exotic.Welcome to paradise!

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Wonderful Stay

Stayed 3 days at this resort and loved it. Diving, Accommodation and especially Food was awesome. Staff are very friendly and resourceful. Highly recommended.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
airamay
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed 3 days at this resort and loved it. Diving, Accommodation and especially Food was awesome. Staff are very friendly and resourceful. Highly recommended.

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Thank airamay
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

I did my PADI Open Water course here. During this intensive course the staff was very helpfull, friendly and had a lot of patience. After the course, they even took me to the Thresher Sharks. I would certainly recommend this location.

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Thank Stephan V
DUTCHPHIL, Owner at Malapascua Exotic Diving Center, responded to this review

Thank you very much :) More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

This is the place if you would go diving. They arrange several trips a day. Typical the day start with a trip to see the tresher shark. This is one of the few places in the world where this is possible. Unlucky for us there were no sharks that day. The reason for this was due to the fact that... More 

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Thank Ole M
Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2016

I completed my IDC in May 2016 with Exotic Diving Centre on Malapascua. It was an incredible experience! First of all, the Course Director Becca was experienced, thorough, and a great instructor! Along with assistant and Staff Instructor Kelly, they made our training fun, yet didn't cut any corners in regards to diver training and safety - exactly what I... More 

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Thank SullyE27
DUTCHPHIL, Owner at Malapascua Exotic Diving Center, responded to this review

Glad to read this nice review! Thank you More 

Uddevalla, Sweden
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2016 via mobile

Me and my friend went for diving with exotic. We was so exited and happy to go on this trip. We went early in the morning for see some thresher sharks. Before we jumped in the water , everything felt good but when we went down in the water on a boyline as the instructor told us, me and my... More 

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Thank linamolin
Buhl, Germany
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2016 via mobile

... for a really good Advanced Open Water Course at Exotic. He took care of us during the five dives of our AOW course and made a really good job. We felt quite safe and the course was highly satisfying. He has a lot of experience and his way of teaching is very nice. He stays cool all the time... More 

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香港
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 May 2016 via mobile

I got a good offer from the manager Joa in HKG dive exhibition, and made me happier is a further discount with 3 more biddies. Thanks to the DM and the crew of Exotic resort even in CNY holiday. I met 3 thersher shark. Whitetip shark in the cave and many small and colorful fish and coral in 4 days... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 April 2016

Took my advanced open water here. 15000, a little expensive but - Padi certified, compared to other dive centers, they have 1 instructor to afew students. mine was 1-1. excellent gear conditions/rental, I had 2 dive instructors, one on each day, and both was friendly and excellent. gave in to my needs and help with my weakness. during my night... More 

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Thank squirraix
Cheshire, United Kingdom
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62 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 April 2016 via mobile

I dived here with a friend for 5 days. We had a couple of minor issues with what we had pre-booked but the centre manager sorted these out quickly and without fuss. We had several all different guides during the course of our 10 dives here and all were excellent. The diving was amazing seeing not only the thresher sharks... More 

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Thank ladybirdseahorse
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 March 2016

I visited the dive resort in january 2016 to upgrade my scuba license to an open water. They where so kind to take me in right away and 24h later I was a license open water diver. Kelly my instructor was very professional and did a great job, I strongly recommend her and the dive resort!

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Thank Helen B
DUTCHPHIL, Owner at Malapascua Exotic Diving Center, responded to this review

Hi Helen, Thank you for the wonderful review. The team will be commended for a well done job. We wish to see back in the island! :) More 

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