The best place for Scuba Diving in Alona Beach, Tawala, Bohol, Philippines!
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Philippine Fun Divers, Inc. is a PADI 5-Star Instructor Development Dive Resort located at the heart of Alona Beach, Panglao, Bohol, Philippines.
Visit their website at boholfundivers.com to book a Bohol diving package and get the latest Panglao dive rates.
always in top condition) located at the heart of the 800-meter stretch Alona Beach within the premises of the beautifully landscaped and newly renovated Lost Horizon dive resort main and the new Lost Horizon Annex resort 5min to walk from the beach.
Our facility opened its doors in early February 2008 at the beachfront at Alona Beach Panglao.
Philippine Fun Divers MANAGEMENT:
Holger Horn, PADI Master Instructor, Emergency First Response = EFR Instructor Trainer, German. 17 years of diving experience within the Philippines and 15 years of scuba diving business experience.
Rena Sugiyama, PADI Master Scuba Diver Trainer, EFR Instructor, Japanese. 16 years of diving experience within the Visayas region and 13 years of scuba diving business experience.
Secretariat: Inquiries, reservations, billings and staff supervisor: Ana Liza G. Mandin, Filipina, and Open Water Diver with 11years SCUBA business experience and Mary Flor Magallanes who is now 5 years
INSTRUCTOR TRAINER, DIVEMASTERS ASSISTANT INSTRUCTORS AND GUIDES:
All professional staff is renewed PADI professionals with continuing education program and updating themselves with all important SCUBA diving changes. All of our instructors work full time and have certified several hundreds of students at all levels. Our guides are very experienced with thousands of dives within our area and beyond.
Philippine Fun Divers TEAM:
Our management team, secretary team, instructor team, dive master team, boats crews team, compressor operator team, and maintenance team are highly trained, pleasant, environmental-conscious and always
SEAL Team (Kids program), Bubble Maker (Kids program), Discover Scuba Diving, Scuba Diver, Open Water Diver, Adventure in Diving, Advanced Open Water Diver, EFR Responder, Rescue Diver, Master Scuba Diver,
Dive Master and Assistant Instructor. EFR Instructor Course. We organize IDC’s (Instructor Development Courses).
The training pool is located beside the dive center at Lost Horizon Beach Dive Resort.
PADI SPECIALTY COURSES:
AWARE Coral Reef Conservation, AWARE Fish Identification, AWARE Kids, Care for Children, Digital U/W Photography, Emergency Oxygen Provider, Enriched Air, Equipment Specialist, Deep Diving, Multilevel, Diving, Night Diving, Nitrox/EANx Diving, Peak Performance Buoyancy, Tec Rec Gas Blender, Search & Recovery, U/W Photography, U/W Videographer, U/W Naturalist and U/W Navigator.
We teach in German, English, Japanese, Tagalog, and others on request.
Beach dives, shore boat dives, night boat dives, island boat dives, and day trips. If needed, we conduct check-up dives and the PADI SCUBA review program. 3 to 7 days SCUBA Diving Safaris and 2 days Apo Island safaris, Cabilao Island day trips.
Tank rental and air refills, Nitrox/EANx, Equipment rental, Equipment repair, FREE SCUBA pool intro for resort guests (Once only), snorkeling trips, U/W pictures/videos, and DVD/CD-writing,15L tanks, batteries the charging station, dive computers for rent. International banking services near the beach with ATM (BPI bank). We accept cash, credit cards, traveler’s cheques, bank-to-bank money transfers, and PayPal. We change money with Indian money changers who always offer the best rates. Credit card payments are topped with a surcharge (charged by the institution), so it would be better to bring cash, traveler’s cheques, or you could pay with PayPal prior to arrival.
SPECIAL CUSTOMER DIVING SERVICES:
One of our distinct services is on-spot customer care. The diver doesn’t have to carry equipment, crates, tanks, etc. from the dive center to the boat or the other way around. Our staff will take care of it. All our staffs on the boats are divers and if you wish, they can assemble and/or disassemble your equipment for you. Divers don’t need to step up the ladder into the boat with the equipment still on his/her back and risking injuries by falling, slipping, or straining joints. Prior to entering the boat, our staff lifts the equipment into the boat.
Round trip or one-way transfer: Cebu Mactan international airport to the dive center or vice versa.
Round trip or one-way transfer: Panglao airport / Tagbilaran sea port to the dive center or vice versa.
Roundtrip or one-way transfer: Cebu sea port (pier 1 or 4) to Cebu Mactan international airport or vice versa.
One new and spacious 23m (15GT) traditional outrigger boat for 30 divers/3 dives (day trip); with 2 cabins, canopy and very comfortable. One spacious 22m (14GT) traditional outrigger boat for 25 divers/3 dives (day trip); with 1 cabin, canopy, and very comfortable.
One 7.3m speedboat for 8 divers/1 dive trip; with canopy and very comfortable.
One 7.5m speedboat for 18 to 10 divers/1 dive trip; with canopy and very comfortable.
All boats are always in top condition!
30 sets Mares BCD’s in various sizes (XS to XXL); 30 sets of Aqua Lung regulators; long-sleeve 3mm wetsuits and shorties (XS to XXL); low-cut booties; open heel and full foot fins. High-quality masks (also with corrected lenses) and snorkels. Weight belts in different lengths; lead: 0.5kg, 1.0kg and 2.0kg. All our equipment was brand new when we opened our doors; it is regularly changed to new items and are well maintained.
We have the following 130 tanks in service: Aluminum 8L, 12L and 15L. All tanks are assembled with an INT-valve, 10 tanks with a DIN valve. For DIN-regulators we provide DIN-adapters. But the best would be to bring your own adapter.