Bambu Villa is only 140 km south of
Manila. Batangas which boasts of over 20 dive sites makes it a popular
destination for weekend diving trips.
Choose from any of the 24 dive sites
between the coast of Anilao and Maricaban Island. The most popular site is
Cathedral (average of 62 ft.), a roofless cavern with a blessed cross flanked
by two large sea mounts. Ideal diving season is from November until May.
WARNING: You may never be happy on
dry land again.
When you Discover Scuba Diving,
you discover excitement and adventure - freedom and serenity. Nothing
compares to the "weightless "exhilaration of breathing underwater.
Only a diver knows the feeling.
To Discover Scuba Diving, follow
these three easy steps. First, your instructor provides a brief orientation.
Second you go diving in a confined water area - pool, ocean, etc…there you'll
learn to use Scuba equipment and get accustomed to your new surroundings.
Third, with an instructor, you go on a dive adventure to get a close up look at the underwater world. It's
an unforgettable experience. And best of all, the skills you acquire during
your dive adventures may count towards PADI Scuba diver and Open Water certification!
PADI Open Water Diver is the most
popular diver program in the world - and your ticket to a lifetime of intense
adventure. You'll learn about scuba fundamentals, equipment and techniques.
Plus, practice skills by diving in a pool or pool like body of water; and
experience several open water dives with an instructor.
Divers are people just like you.
Virtually anyone in good health
and reasonably fit can learn to scuba dive. Participants as young as 12 may
complete the PADI Open Water Diver program and receive a junior credential
until they reach 15 years of age.
The adventure continues.
After successful completing the
program, you've earned the PADI Open Water Diver certification card. This
card is recognized in more countries and territories around the world than
any other and your ticket to dive charters and resort diving, equipment
rentals and purchases, and opportunities to expand your diving skills through
PADI's Advanced and Specialty Dive Adventures.
What you learn
Basic principles of Scuba diving
Confined water dives (develop basic scuba skills by scuba diving in a pool)
Whether you just received your
PADI Open Water certification or have hundreds of logged dives, PADI
Adventure in Diving program gives you the confidence, skills and experience
to take your diving to new levels of excitement!
It's quick and easy for you to
make the next move. To get your PADI Adventure Diver certificate, begin by
going over course materials in the comfort of home. Then meet with your
Instructor for a brief review and complete, in as little as one day, any
three adventure dives from the list below
Aware fish ID
Diver Propulsion Vehicle (DPV)
Search and Recovery
Your completed dives can be
credited towards the PADI ADVANCE OPEN WATER DIVER certification. Make two
or more adventure dives, for a total of five, two of which must be DEEP and
NAVIGATION from the list above, to become an Advance Open Water Diver. As a
PADI Adventure Diver or PADI Advance Open Water Diver, you will fine-tune
your dive skills and gain more confidence as you explore the many special diving
activities this program has to offer.
How do you take a subject like
accident prevention and management and turn it into fun?
Call it the PADI RESCUE DIVER
The PADI rescue diver program
makes the subject of accident prevention and management not only fun but
extremely rewarding! Until now the emphasis of your training has been on
basic accident prevention and safe diving. The PADI rescue Diver program
takes you to the next level, expanding this to include accident management
and rescue techniques.
You've completed entry-level and
specialty training, logging quite a few dives in the process. During the PADI
Rescue Diver program, you'll learn how to anticipate, prevent and manage
potential dive accidents. From assisting a tired diver to handling emergency
scenarios, you'll practice applying the knowledge and skills that can make
the difference in the unlikely event problems do arise.
The Emergency first response
program trains you in FIRST AID and CPR for the Rescue
diver program. While learning about accident management, you'll apply the
First Aid and CPR skills learned in this program to the unique needs of
diving. Upon completion, you'll be qualified first-responder whether an
accident occurs in or out of the water.
Take the first step in your dive
career and become a PADI Divemaster. Working closely with a PADI Instructor,
you'll expand your dive knowledge and hone your skills as you become a dive
professional. PADI Divemaster training develops your leadership abilities by
training you to supervise dive activities and assist instructors with student
Once you are a certified
Divemaster, you will be able to find work in tropical destinations all over
the world, and even back home. If you don't wish to work as a DM, the
Divemaster course is also a great way to learn a lot more about diving and to
become a better diver.
The Divemaster course focuses on
developing your diving skills, rescue skills, and professional knowledge of
dive theory. You will expand on your problem solving skills developed during
the PADI Rescue Diver program, and experience supervisory situations with
both students and certified divers. You will receive individual coaching and
work with our instructors while assisting in the training of students.
Eventually you will be leading dives yourself.