All important information in a nutshell

Start your adventure now: PADI eLearning takes 12 - 14 hours in total. You can split it into several sessions. Pause and continue anytime, anywhere. Your final exam is online.

In El Nido we focus on the best part: DIVING!


Possible itinerary


Day 1 (arrival): Meeting at 5pm - 7pm

Meet your PADI Instructor at Tabanka Divers for a review on theory, check your equipment and sign a medical questionnaire.


Day 2: 8am – 4pm on board of Mcba Tabanka Divers

Confined Water Training; Open Water Dive I + II.

Lunch is provided.


Day 3: 8am – 4pm on board of Mcba Tabanka Divers

Confined Water Training; Open Water Dive III + IV.

Lunch is provided.

If all requirements are fullfilled you will instantly get certified as PADI Open Water Diver.


Day 4: More Diving (Optional)

Dive more, gain experience, save money: get 3 FUN DIVES for the price of 2.


Booking and Payment


Step 1:

Check if your dates are available. Use the contact form below.


Step 2:

Sign up for 'PADI eLearning' with Tabanka Divers here and pay the eLearning fee.

Each student has to sign up individually. PADI eLearning fee is 170Euro including VAT.


Step 3:

Visit us in El Nido. Tabanka Divers' Course fee is 13.000PHP.

To be paid in El Nido in Philippine Peso in cash (credit card is + 6%).


What is all included?

  • Confined Water Training
  • 4 Open Water Dives
  • Scubapro Equipment
  • PADI Open Water Certificate
  • Dive Log
  • Lunch, water, coffee, snacks
  • 1 Fun Dive FOR FREE after your course (3 for 2).

Travelling with friends?

If you have friends who are already certified divers they will be on the same boat. We have a special deal for friends: 6 Fun Dives = 8000p so they can be around you all the time. Your certified friend can join the 4 Open Water Dives of your course if you want to dive together or they can join other certified divers.

Non-Divers can join our trips for 1000p for snorkeling, lunch is included.


The deposit to PADI is non-refundable.

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