Diving on Boracay is not expensive and since prices are similar over the island, divers can choose based on other criteria that may be more important. It is a great place to learn to dive or continue education, due to the availability of good training dive sites, attractive prices and laid-back atmosphere. Many dive centers on the island offer accommodation, however divers can chose to arrange their own and book the diving independently
Calypso Dive Center is a 5 star PADI IDC center and National Geographic dive center. This professional Boracay dive center had excellent training facilities and offers courses, fun dives and dive safaris. Their stylish Calypso Resort is located directly at White Beach and is a good choice for comfortable and quality Boracay dive holiday on a higher budget.
Recommended by Lonely Planet, White Beach Divers is a well-established dive center located at the southern end of Boracay, offering dive courses, day trips and multiple-day safaris. They cater to small groups and individuals, aiming to give divers a choice in dive sites. Their on-site hostel and bar make this an all-round place to stay for a Boracay dive vacation.
Victory Divers is a German-owned and multilingual 5 star PADI dive center, that has shown continuous commitment to the improvement of dive standards around Boracay island. They have been involved and even responsible for many marine conservation efforts, including installment of buoys, banning of spear fishing and coral collection. Victory divers has a resto-bar and hotel right at White Beach.
Also located at White Beach, dive center Free Willy gets excellent online reviews. Offering courses, fun dives and safaris, they take great pleasure in showing divers Boracay’s underwater treasures. Willy and his staff do everything to make visitors part of their dive family and their enthusiasm and passion for shows in the amazing experiences divers have with them.
The trip started in Cebu and finished in Malapascua. The boat is very professionally run by Shu, Ed and their wonderful crew. Nothing was too much trouble and they were ready to give assistance before you even realised you needed it. The organisation is definitely run by divers for divers. The accommodation is very comfortable and the food is good and plentiful. The diving was well coordinated and very varied. Our trip enjoyed everything from muck diving through pristine coral to whale and thre...
The crew and service throughout the siren fleet is exceptional and the Phi siren is no exception. I was lucky enough to be on a 12 night extended trip that included everything from brilliant macro, swirling sardine shoals, so many frog fish and of course brilliant thresher shark dives. Thanks to Shu, Ed and all the crew for a breathtaking cruise....as always, I'll be back!!