Special Prices for our two most popular courses


Includes PADI e-learning from only php14,500 * requires a minimum of two people Or php15,500 for a private class.

This price includes full PADI e-learning, 5 confined water dives, 4 Open Water dives,equipment, tanks, instructor, instruction, certification. 

PADI Advanced Open Water Diver Course

From Php14,000 * requires a minimum of two people or php15,500 for a private class. Also includes PADI e-learning, equipment, tanks, 5 Open Water dives, instructor, instruction, certification.

Simply Amazing

Scuba Diving In Mactan Cebu!

SiDive is a well established PADI Diving center in Mactan, Cebu, specializing in teaching the Open Water Diver course and all other PADI Scuba Diving courses up to and including the Divemaster course. Situated in Kontiki marina, we have the best house reef site in Mactan with an abundance of corals and fish species, including three resident turtles and an amazing shoal of sardines which are sure to mesmerize you.

We also offer dive trips to the great dive sites in the Mactan area including Gilutongan island and Olango island,  day trips to the Whale Sharks in Oslob, day trips to the Waterfalls and Canyoneering in Southern Cebu and Discover Scuba Diving for all ages.

We operate in Mactan and so we are ideally located if you are staying in Cebu City or on Mactan Island.

Sidive is only 20 minutes from Cebu International Airport!

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What Our Divers Say...

Simon Timminsthe British owner, evolved SiDive as a means for students to learn to dive at reasonable prices with superior service. We focus on matching our customers’ diving needs and compatibility with their personal schedule. Students and divers can choose to have a private class or join a class with other students. 

As a professional diving centre specialising in teaching PADI dive courses, we are passionate about our work and committed to providing you with an unforgettable diving experience.

If you’re looking for adventure in Cebu, Philippines, Sidive is the perfect place. We offer a wide range of PADI courses, from beginner to divemaster, so you can explore the underwater world with confidence and skill. Our experienced instructors are dedicated to ensuring your safety and enjoyment while providing you with the highest standards of teaching.

SiDive guarantees prices of up to 20% less than any major resort in Cebu, and up to 50% less than some resorts.

Our customers can completely outfit themselves for any type of dive with whatever they need from a wide variety of equipment. Diving is not just restricted to courses. We arrange dive trips to all the local hot dive spots with certified divers.

If you’re ready to take the plunge into adventure, Sidive will  provide you with the perfect diving experience. Book your course with us today and discover the wonders of the underwater world in Cebu, Philippines.

Diving in Mactan, Cebu

The dive sites in Mactan are in very good order at the moment as the Marine sanctuaries and efforts of the local governments to stop destructive fishing methods are paying off.

Our house reef at Kontiki Marina is a great dive site with an amazing Sardine run, Turtles, Groupers, Snappers, Lionfish, Eels, Damselfish, Clownfish, Parrotfish and many other colourful reef fish. Not to mention an abunance of hard and soft corals.First time divers at Kontiki are amazed that its so good so close to the shore and all we have to do is put on our gear and walk out!

In the Mactan area there are six more marine sanctuaries reachable by boat within 30 minutes; Talima, Baring, San Vicente, Shangri-la, Gilutongan Island and Nalusuan Island.

All of these sites are blessed with a huge array of fish and corals- too many to mention. At Gilutongan island there is a shoal of huge Jackfish and Shoals of Snapper and Batfish aswell as fabulous, healthy coral to keep the diver enthralled for hours underwater. At Talima and Baring marine sanctuaries ,on Olango island ,there is a swim through tunnel, shoals of Batfish, Snapper , Groupers, Sweetlips , Midnight Snappers and many more species of fish. In Mactan there are numerous other great dive sites. In fact, around Mactan alone there are about 20 good dive sites.

Average Visibility
Very Good ~20 meters 90%
Average Water Temperature
Warm ~28C
20 - 60 meters
Light to Moderate
Map of Dive Sites in Mactan and Olango Islands Cebu
Map of Dive Sites in Mactan and Olango Islands Cebu

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