Palawan Coron Discover Scuba Diving with Guide, Equipment & Transfers
Experience scuba diving for the first time through this discover scuba diving tour in Coron, Palawan, one of the best diving destinations in the Philippines. As the course covers all the basics of diving, this is perfect for anyone interested in learning the ropes and exploring crystal waters. The tour comes with the service of an instructor, transfers to the dive sites, all necessary equipment, and drinks.
Once you arrive at the Skylodge Resort Dive Shop, you will go through a classroom session with a seasoned instructor to learn the basics of scuba diving. During this session, you will cover topics like the function of each piece of scuba equipment, how to move underwater with your gear, how to breathe underwater with your oxygen tank, and more. Afterward, you will put on your scuba suit and the rest of the equipment and head to the shop's pool to practice the basics.
In the pool, you will practice how to move underwater and communicate with your instructor while diving. When you're comfortable with your ability to move with your gear underwater, it's time to hop on a boat and cruise to the dive site. Dive site is determined on the day of diving depending on the weather and availability. Some of the dive sites to explore are Dimanglat Reef or Siete Pecados, which is also known as 7 Islands.
Siete Pecados is a marine park that comprises 7 islands hence its name. It is best known for featuring corals that are home to colorful species of marine animals such as angelfish, sea turtles, and squid. It is also the closest dive site to the town proper of Coron. Meanwhile, Dimanglet Reef is located off the shores of Dimanglet Island, which sits west of CYC Beach. Similar to Siete Pecados, you will find several corals here that all house different kinds of fish and other sea animals.
Discover the underwater world hidden beneath the waves off Coron's shores through this scuba diving tour. Check the availability by choosing a date.
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Diving Requirements - Minimum age to dive is 14 years old. Recommended minimum preflight surface interval is 24 hours. Not recommended for divers taking maintenance drugs. A Fit to Dive Consent Form from a physician is strictly required for divers taking maintenance drugs.
Pre-Dive Orientation - All divers are required to arrive at Skylodge dive shop on or before 0715H PST for pre-dive orientation and health assessment.
Dive Sites - Dive site/s are determined on the dive day depending on weather.
Marine Life Sightings - Given that marine life is not stationary, sightings may vary at the time of diving.
Health & Safety Protocols - COVID protocols in place. Face mask, hand washing, gear disinfection, and the like.
Government Guidelines - This tour is subject to community guidelines mandated by the Philippine Government and Local Government Units. Travel requirements are subject to change.