Palawan El Nido 2-Day Advanced Open Water Diving Course with Equipment, Tank & Weight Belt

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Details

Tour starts
El Nido, Palawan, Philippines
Duration
23,5 hours
Difficulty:
Moderate
Languages:
English, Tagalog
Available:
All year
Minimum age:
15 years old

Description

Level up your diving skills with this 2-day advanced open water diving course package in El Nido, Palawan. If you book this package, you will enjoy the assistance of a divemaster, complete equipment, confined water training, open water dives, mandatory navigation and peak buoyancy training, and your choice of 3 dives. You will be able to choose your dive sites in El Nido, but note that some sites may not be available in certain weather conditions. Remember that the Eco-Tourism Development Fund or ETDF is excluded from this package.

Head to Turtle Divers at 8 AM to begin your course. You may also begin at 1 PM, but make sure to coordinate this with the tour operator. This 2-day El Nido Palawan advanced open water diving course is only for divers with experience and certification. It has no final exam but instead consists of 5 specialty courses and focuses on the diver getting experience. The first two courses are mandatory. A Navigation course will help you find your way when you’re exploring underwater. A Peak Buoyancy course will improve your ability to sink, float, or remain neutral.  

Once you’ve completed the first two courses, you can choose three more. A Deep Diving course will teach you how to plan deep dives and manage your oxygen supply, a Night Diving course will teach you how to navigate in the dark, and a Fish Identification course will teach you to recognize the different types of fish you see on dives. You can also choose the Computer Diving and Rift Diving courses. Each course you complete can earn you credits toward other certifications. 

You have eight El Nido dive sites to choose from: South Miniloc, Twin Rocks, West Entalula, Pagluguban Dive Site, Popolcan Island, Helicopter Reef, Nat Nat Beach, and Address Reef. All of these sites are home to diverse marine life, which will make your diving courses more memorable.

When you are finished with your five specialty courses, you will be able to do advanced open water dives without assistance.

Become an advanced open water diver when you complete this 2-day course in El Nido. Check the availability by choosing a date.

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Included

2-day advanced open water course (6 Dives)
Theory, confined water training, and open water training
Mandatory navigation and peak buoyancy training with personal choice of 3 dives
Complete equipment with tank and weight belt
Choice of diving spots (weather dependent): South Miniloc, Twin Rocks, West Entalula, Pagluguban, Popolcan, Helicopter Reef, Natnat, and Address Reef

Activities

Diving

What to bring

Camera, Phone, Charger, and Power Bank
Extra Money in Philippine Peso Currency
Personal Drinking Water and or Snacks
Personal Sanitizing Alcohol and Facemask
Covid 19 Vaccination Card and Valid ID

Good to know

This is a private session but you are going to share the boat with other divers. This is for experienced divers with certification only. The 250.00 Pesos mandatory eco-tourism development fund is not yet included this may be settled at the airport or upon arrival at the dive shop. We recommend that you fit your diving gear the day before your dive schedule so that it may be reserved for your use.

Children Friendly: Yes. 15 years old and above with adult supervision are allowed in this activity.

Pet Friendly: No. Please understand that this is for your fur baby's safety.

Senior Citizen/PWD Friendly: No. Unless given permission by a licensed doctor senior citizens and PWDs are not encouraged to partake in this activity as this is a medium to extreme activity. Same goes for pregnant women and guests with other mobility impairment or medical condition.

Meet-up time is 8:00 AM Philippine Standard Time at Turtle Divers. To change the meet-up time and location please request in advance so our operator may check if the itinerary will fit as we may need to move the boat schedule and additional fee may apply.

The operator may cancel the tour in case of force majeure or unforeseen circumstances like weather conditions. In this case, you will be given the option to reschedule or request a full refund. Note that being late by 15-30 minutes without any advice is considered a no-show. Schedule cancellation requests must be made 48 hours before your original subject to approval.

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