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Puerto Galera (Sabang Beach) - Philippines

Puerto Galera (Sabang Beach) is a boat accessible salt water dive site, located in Puerto Galera, Oriental Mindoro, Philippines. This dive site has an average rating of 4.50 out of 5 from 14 scuba divers. This dive site provides bathrooms and airfills.

A fantastic place to dive, for beginners to advanced! Relaxed environment. Plenty of dive operators, but Atlantis and El Galleon (Asia Divers) are the best for accommodations and lessons. Some wrecks near shore and most sites are very close by. Most visitors to Sabang are attracted by the excellent SCUBA diving provided by the protected marine sanctuary. There are a number of dive shops in the area (estimated at around 35) that provide access to a micro (i.e. small life) heaven. The dive sites that feature a large variety of small sea life with the occasional shark or turtle. Several sites are drift dives and often turn into (strong) current dives with the best diving (for coral and small life) being at 18m or 60 feet. Almost all of the dive sites are within a 10 minute boat ride of Sabang which allows you to spend your surface interval on the shore and it also allows most shops to offer as many as four dive trips (single tank) each day. Prices for a single dive are around $18~$32 for a single tank dive, including equipment rental, boat and dive guide, with discounts for more dives and if you have your own equipment.
Action Divers is a smallish dive shop has been in Small Lalaguba for more than 10 years but is very proud of its high level of customer satisfaction and safety.
They generally run 3 dives a day at 9am, midday and 3pm. Local guides know all the good spots and understands the tides in the Verde Channel. If you contact them they can put together diving and hotel packages to suit your needs.
Asia Divers is a reputable dive shop that has been around Sabang for over ten years. The dive masters, hailing from Britain, Germany, and Canada, are friendly and dive in smaller groups (usually four divers and one dive master). They typically run four dives each day, including one night dive, and put together some nice hotel/dive packages with their sister resort, The El Galleon, located adjacent to their dive shop.
Atlantis Dive Resort is a Five Star PADI Career Development Centers; two of only few dive centers with such a rating in Asia, you will find the highest standard of dive education, first class facilities and world class dive guides.
Big Apple Dive Resort is the place for all your fun and scuba diving requirements in Puerto Galera. The resort is located in the middle of Sabang beach and is central to and within a few minutes walking distance of all the famous nightlife and restaurants. The bar and restaurant are open 24hrs, serving a wide range of food and beverages. With two full size billiard tables in the bar overlooking the bay of Sabang it’s a great place to make new friends and enjoy the fun loving atmosphere. A wide range of accommodation to suit all budgets from cottage style fan rooms to luxury air conditioned apartments with standby generators guaranteeing 24hr power. For the sporting fans there is ’Super Sports’ Satellite TV showing live sports events from around the world. Fully equipped dive shop adjacent to the best swimming pool in Sabang offering PADI and SSI courses from open water to dive master at competitive rates.
Frontier Scuba. A 5-Star Instructor Training Facility, one of only a handful in Asia. Packages are arranged including direct private transfers from Manila airport and excellent resort accommodation. Their partner resort has more than 40 rooms all with hot shower, cable TV and air-conditioned and is very reasonably priced. Resverations are made through the dive centre. The dive center has trained naturalists as guides. Recreational courses are offered from the Discover Scuba ’try dive’ up to and including Instructor Courses and Exams. The Technical dive center is one of only a handful of TDI 5-Star Instructor Training centers in Asia - offering nitrox, Advanced Nitrox, Advanced Wreck, Extended Range, Trimix and advanced trimix courses as well as Technical Instructor courses. Highly recommended.
Sea Rider Dive Center, e-mail +63 29215885994, e-mail, [8]. The cheapest dive and courses rate in the island with excellent macro & pelagic spotter. Berde island trip and night diving are always part of their daily activities. They arrange accommodation and transporation from Manila Intl airport & Clark Field Pampanga Intl airport to Sabang vice versa. Free intro dive for Non Nitrox Divers. Free boat pick up for public commuters from Sabang pier or Muelle pier to Sea Rider. Free slot for group organizers and commissions awaits!
Tech Asia is the technical branch of asia divers. Run by an extremely experienced and dedicated team, they’ve been around for pretty much as long as asia divers have. Bentos They can provide trimix and advanced nitrox diving and courses, and also supply essentials for rebreather diving such as sofnalime. They are reasonably priced, with a trimix dive (including gas) coming in under $100 They offer IANTD and GUE courses.

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ISH - 5/10/2017 8:25 AM
I went scuba diving here on 5/3/2017. Average viz: 51-60ft/16-18m. Water temp: 76-80°F/24-27°C.
Agojo - 10/11/2015 6:09 AM
Rating Added: 5
Large variety of marine life, great drift diving!
trythebeach - 10/11/2015 5:14 AM
Rating Added: 5
Excellent diving.
EMG - 2/26/2014 8:45 PM
Rating Added: 5
Love diving in Sabang. Multiple shipwrecks. Extensive coal gardens. Lots to see.