Price and Booking


The payment is done two charges.

  • 145 Euro (or 180 USD) to sign up for PADI eLearning
  • 13.000 PHP to Tabanka Divers for the training in El Nido

How to enroll:


Step 1:

Check if your planed dates are available. Use the contact form below and we send you more detailed information and answer all your questions. Also check our FAQ's.


Step 2:

Sign up for 'PADI eLearning' with Tabanka Divers here.  The PADI eLearning fee is 145 Euro (180 USD), the exact amount varies due to your countries VAT.


Step 3:

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

To be paid CASH (avoid credit card fee of 6%).


And now you can start:

PADI eLearning takes 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 review the most important sections and focus on the best part: DIVING!


Possible itinerary


Day 1 (arrival): Meet us at 5pm

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


Day 2: 8am – 4pm full day on board

Confined Water Training; Open Water Dive I + II.


Day 3: 8am – 4pm full day on board

Confined Water Training; Open Water Dive III + IV.


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


Day 4 (optional): More Diving

Let us invite you for a dive! Get 3 FUN DIVES for the price of 2.



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)

Not included:

Environmental ticket for El Nido (200PHP; valid for 10 days)


Are you 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.


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