Top Scuba Dive Shops in Cebu

Ready to check out the best shops in Cebu for scuba diving, snorkeling, shore diving, free diving or other ocean activities? Zentacle has 27 dive shops where you can rent equipment, book dives, and get guided tours. Discover hand-curated maps, along with reviews and photos from nature lovers like you. No matter what you're looking for, you can find a diverse range of the best ocean activities in Cebu to suit your needs.
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Superfish Dive Resort

#1 - Superfish Dive Resort

We Have Prepared A Step-By-Step Education Program From The Basic Course To The Master Course For Diving In The Beautiful Cebu Sea. Receive Safe, Systematic And Professional Lessons With 1:1 Customized Lessons From Experienced Instructors.
Ocean Passion

#2 - Ocean Passion


Our new modern Dive Center Ocean Passion is located inside our own resort " Slam's Garden Dive Resort" Malapascua Island, Philippines. We built a new clean place with enough space for all your needs. Big equipment room with new rental equipment - compressor room with Nitrox filling station - PADI course classroom (gently air-conditioned for your maximum comfort).

Mactan Scuba University

#3 - Mactan Scuba University


Doing a dive safari is an excellent way to see more of Cebu / Philippines, cutting down travel time as you will be staying overnight near the dive site, and visit areas where there other tourists are far and few. You will be arriving in several dive locations where you the customer pick and choose your favorite dive sites. All safaris end up in the afternoon in a Resort or Hotel.

Dive Funatics

#4 - Dive Funatics


We are a PADI 5 Star Instructor Development Dive Resort, with PADI number S-25403. We teach a broad spectrum of PADI courses including a lot of specialty courses to choose from. We believe in proper training, best practices sharing, and continuous learning from each other to make the best of every dive that we organize and undertake. Our primary medium of instruction is English. At the moment, we do not speak any other language other than English, Tagalog, Cebuano and Hiligaynon.

We are specialist in teaching the PADI system of education from entry level all the way to the instructor level and even beyond.

Ocean Player Dive

#5 - Ocean Player Dive

Ocean Vida Beach and Dive Resort is situated on Malapasua Islands beautiful Bounty Beach offering 12 Sea view and 8 garden view rooms. The rooms include air-conditioning, mini bar, safe, beach towels and balcony. The resort also features a restaurant, beach side bar and a fully equipped PADI 5* IDC dive center, Sea Explorers. Free high-speed WiFi internet is available throughout the resort. Guests can also use the Gym in Buena Vida free of charge. We hope we can welcome you here in Malapascua one day.
Winner Dive

#6 - Winner Dive

The beach The sea is warm, clear and of immense beauty. And it is a place loved by scuba divers around the world because you can see beautiful marine life.
Cebu Fun Divers

#7 - Cebu Fun Divers


Warm tropical water, a colorful marine life, deep walls and a vibrant marine eco system lure scuba divers from all over the world to Moalboal. 

On every dive spot you have good chances to see turtles, barracuda, schools of sardines and sometimes other big fish like jacks and tuna.

Additionally, colorful reef dwellers like parrot-, trumpet- and cuttlefish, angel fishes, batfishes and so on are found on every dive. 

There is also a chance to see some whitetip and blacktip sharks at Pescador Island and Ronda Marine Park. Even whale shark encounters are not uncommon. 

Boats head out to the nearby dive spots several times a day. Additionally, regular night dives are conducted at 6:30 pm.

 In between the boat dives you can do shore dives in front of the dive center. Diving at the house reef is just excellent. It consists of a shallow plateau totally covered with corals that leads to an impressive drop-off with a steep wall plummeting to depth of more than 50 meters (170 feet). The whole reef is covered with hard and soft corals and is inhabited by typical reef dwellers and lots of turtles. 

The dive center is located inside Cebu Seaview Dive Resort

Our resort is just what it name implies, lovely and build by divers for divers. 20 rooms and bungalows are set in an idyllic tropical garden, surrounded by lush tropical plants and trees. 

The secluded, intimate beach resort is located on the quiet southern end of Panagsama Beach, in front of the teeming coral reef, surrounded by tropical flora. 

Next to accommodation the resort offers a sea view restaurant, a swimming pool, free Wifi connection and a little spa.

Scotty's Action Sports Network

#8 - Scotty's Action Sports Network


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Sidive Diving Center

#9 - Sidive Diving Center


Sidive is a well established dive centre in Mactan. We started operations in 2005 and have been located inside Kontiki Marina since 2017. 

We specialise in teaching PADI courses from the PADI Open Water diver course up to Divemaster. We also run dive trips to the various dive sites around the Mactan area and carry out Discover Scuba Dives on a daily basis. 

We are open for business all year round. Our prices are very reasonable and our team are the best in Cebu and have many years experience diving in Mactan and  teaching PADI courses 

Dive Lab Cebu

#10 - Dive Lab Cebu


Dive Lab moved to Moalboal in August 2022 and is operating.

Moalboal is famous for its turtle habitat, and you can also observe the majesty of sardines.

As a PADI 5-star instructor training resort with a permanent PADI course director, it is a proud diving center that has been providing only PADI scuba training for 15 years.

Various levels of education are available, from experiential diving and open water education to instructor education, and introduces the beautiful sea of Moalboal.

Only Dive Center

#11 - Only Dive Center

Only Dive Center is a freediver and resort dive shop located in Mactan, Philippines. The shop has classrooms and trainings in .
Neptune Diving Resort Moalboal

#12 - Neptune Diving Resort Moalboal


Neptune Diving Resorts are typically intimate with all the comforts and distractions that a resort holiday affords. And with the Philippine’s famed reputation for friendly hospitality and a warm welcome, Neptune Diving Resorts will really become a home away from home. Tear yourself away from the stunning setting and, underwater awaits a macro wonderland.

P. C. Divers

#13 - P. C. Divers

P. C. Divers is a cdc and resort dive shop located in Mactan, Philippines. The shop has classrooms and trainings in .
Feel Deep Scuba Diving Services

#14 - Feel Deep Scuba Diving Services

Feel Deep Scuba Diving Services is a retail dive shop located in Mactan, Cebu, Philippines. The shop has classrooms and trainings in .

#15 - Evolution


Evolution Diving brings you progressive diving in The Philippines' best all-round dive destination. Our ethos is to bring safe, fun and superb scuba diving to any customer. So, if you've never scuba dived and want to take an Open Water dive course, or if you're ready to do a sub-100 m, exploratory tech dive, you will find no one more passionate about either than Evolution.

Malapascua is just off the northern tip of Cebu, an easy ride from Cebu international airport. The island is famous for the daily sightings of and up-close encounters with Thresher Sharks, but that's not all. Here you can also see many other varieties of sharks and rays, dive on one of several shipwrecks from 5 meters deep to 115 meters deep, and enjoy some shallow coral, or deep wall dives. There is something to entertain divers of any level, and the backdrop of the beautiful tropical island makes it your perfect destination.

The resort has great dining and entertainment options in the craic house, our on-site restaurant and bar, the rooms all open directly onto golden sand and stunning ocean views.

Sea Explorers Malapascua

#16 - Sea Explorers Malapascua


Sea Explorers Malapascua is located on Bounty Beach, Malapascua island, and is partner with Ocean Vida Beach and Dive Resort and Buena Vida Resort and Spa. 

It is a 5* PADI IDC Dive Center open daily all year round and offering first class diving trainings from the Open Water Diver course through to Instructor Development Courses. 

You can enjoy up to 4 dives per day, always done in small groups of up to 4 divers per guide. 

Malapascua is famous for the early morning dive with thresher sharks, but trips to other locations like Gato Island, Calanggaman, Sambawan and Capitancillo are possible on request. 


The Intl. Poseidon Dive City Inc.

#17 - The Intl. Poseidon Dive City Inc.

The Intl. Poseidon Dive City Inc. is a freediver and resort dive shop located in Mactan, Philippines. The shop has classrooms and trainings in .
Bubble Jack Dive Center

#18 - Bubble Jack Dive Center


Bubblejack Dive Center is a PADI Instructor Developed Resort

From open water to instructor training, as well as fun diving, technical diving

Sidemount and rebreather dives are also available.

Please feel free to contact us at any time

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Malapascua-Exotic Island Dive Resort

#19 - Malapascua-Exotic Island Dive Resort


Exotic Island Dive Resort is a PADI 5* IDC on Malapascua Island, Philippines. 

This is an ideal location for photographers or those looking to begin or continue their dive education. The dive center is well fitted out to accomdoate both type of divers, with a large camera room and air conditioned classroom with TV screen. 

Malapascua is known to offer some of the best shark diving in the Philippines, with thresher shark sightings throughout the year at Monad Shoal. This is said to be the only place in the world where these sharks can be seen within recreational diver limits on a regular basis.

The owners Dik and Cora de Boer and staff of Exotic carried out the first encounters with the thresher sharks in 1997. 


#20 - SEA LION

If it is decided that diving will be canceled due to bad weather on the day, Japanese staff will accompany and guide you to the shooting range → Santo Niño Church, Magellan → SM Shumart . (Guidance and transportation: Free) ★We offer a dinner service, so you can feel at ease even if you are traveling alone.
Emerald Green Diving Center

#21 - Emerald Green Diving Center

Emerald Green Diving Center is a retail dive shop located in Mactan, Philippines. The shop has classrooms and trainings in .
Thresher Shark Divers

#22 - Thresher Shark Divers


Thresher Shark Divers is the premier dive center on Malapascua and the only PADI 5* CDC.

We offer daily diving in small groups with experienced PADI Divemasters and Instructors, many of them with 5,000+ dives around Malapascua alone.

Malapascua is the only place in the world where thresher sharks can be seen daily. And there is plenty more on offer: wreck and reefs, wall dives and macro dives, drift dives and night dives. There is a little bit of everything. Group sizes are kept small and courses courses are often taught one on one.

A full range of PADI training is available including Instructor and Technical, with one of the most active dive internship programs in the country.

We have spacious Filipino style banka boats as well as a speed boat, offer coffee, tea and drinking water, shaded areas, ample space to set up your gear, and of course we carry first aid kits, phones and oxygen.

Dive shop facilities include internet, charging stations and a safe for valuables, as well as a retail area. The beachfront is home to the Wilde Bar for coffee, shakes and cocktails. Oscar’s Restaurant is upstairs overlooking the beach, which makes it great for sundowners.

Seaquest Dive Center

#23 - Seaquest Dive Center

SeaQuest Dive Center started up in 1981. Initially starting with just a single dive center in Moalboal, there are now three centers through out the Central Visayas region of the Philippines. SeaQuest dive center opened up shop at 3 well-known dive hot spots that are conveniently located and can efficiently be combined in one holiday. Organizing daily fun scuba-diving excursions to some of the best reefs in the country and some would say in the Asian Pacific region. The company takes much pride in their reputation of being known as a friendly, professional, well-organized dive operator with excellent facilities and emphasis on safety. With a PADI 5 star accreditation, good teaching facilities and knowledgeable instructors SeaQuest Dive Center offers the complete range of PADI courses for beginners and kids up to qualified PADI Assistant Instructor.
Allegria Dream Resort

#24 - Allegria Dream Resort

Allegria Dream Resort is a resort dive shop located in Cebu, Philippines. The shop has classrooms and trainings in .
Blue Coral

#25 - Blue Coral

Gili is a another name for a small island. In the north part of Lombok island, there are three small islands, which are gili trawangan, gili meno, and gili air. As the biggest small island, gili trawangan is become the most favorite place to go with a complete accomodations, and gili meno is beeing the most quite one. All of them have a white sandy beach.Dive in Lombok and Gili Island And now on, we provides you to discovered a fascinated gilli islands. The whole dive sites are appropriate for any diver's levels, from beginner to experiences divers. For begginer, we have shallow water coast that could helping you to exploring the under water world, but for the experiences ones, we will find the best sites for you so you could enjoy your dives in every single dive you made.
S/Y Philippine Siren 2

#26 - S/Y Philippine Siren 2


Dive the Philippines by luxury liveaboard and experience a wider variety of dive sites and destinations.

The liveaboard S/Y Philippine Siren has been built by Divers for Divers and every thought has gone into making her a yacht aboard which every guest will be comfortable.

The liveaboard Philippine Siren is a Diver’s Dream, taking Diver Safari Adventurers to the powder-white sand and protected azure waters which have won awards for the best beaches in the world. Relax at the convenience of a highly experienced crew who work tirelessly to ensure your diving vacation is second to none. 

This beautiful wooden liveaboard sailing vessel is the perfect dive vacation for Beginners and Experienced Divers. Everyone will love the steep Coral-covered Walls, Reefs, Wrecks, large schools of fish and abundant Macro Life making this Philippine liveaboard dive vacation an event of a lifetime.


The Philippine Siren is 131 feet (40m) long and 32 feet (9.7m) wide liveaboard renovated in 2015. To ensure your liveaboard Dive Safari Adventure becomes a memorable experience, every aspect of Philippine Siren's design, itineraries and menu have received detailed attention.

The liveaboard Philippine Siren has 8 air-conditioned cabins to accommodate 16 guests. The liveaboard cabins all have en-suite private bathrooms with hot water showers and include: Lower Deck Double bed and Twin bed cabins, 2 cabins with Double beds, 4 cabins with Twin beds, and 2 cabins with Twin beds that can be converted to Double beds. Each cabin contains individual temperature control and fan, portholes, towels, bathrobes, shower gel, safe, wardrobe, mirror, reading lights, 220V and 2-pin sockets with adaptors available, luggage space and an in-cabin entertainment systems.

The liveaboard Philippine Siren offers many between-dive activities such as movies, audio-video entertainment, as well as a big flat screen in the lounge and a library in the air conditioned Main Saloon. For some extra action, go Snorkeling, Kayaking or take a Shore Excursion. They also have an on-board shop where you can buy accessories. If relaxing in comfort is more your style, sunbathe or take a nap on the shaded Sun Deck on the cushioned lounge chairs. Guests may even utilize the onboard Masseuse for a luxurious massage.

The owners of liveaboard Philippine Siren are convinced that great food is an absolute must for any liveaboard experience.

Divers created the menu because they know which food will provide strength and energy during a dive safari. On the liveaboard Philippine Siren, you can choose your favorite dish from a buffet. Enjoy the amazing backdrop of the seascape for all meals which are served on the covered, open air Main Deck. Menu choices feature a variety of Asian as well as Western style meals as well as incredible desserts. If guests have special dietary requirements:vegans, lactose free etc. (within the possibilities of the country we operate in) , these can be catered with advanced notice. Complimentary local beer is included and wine and cocktails can be purchased.  Snacks and non alcoholic beverages are available all day between meals.


Please refer to logistics section of each itinerary to find detailed info on how to get there.

Fun and Sun Development Corporation

#27 - Fun and Sun Development Corporation


In a relaxed environment, coupled with good fun, let our multilingual Diving Instructor's teach you the necessary skills to safely enjoy your first underwater experience or upgrade your current diving education. Our new students will learn the basics of diving including theory and confined water skills, working up to the open water dive site itself. For those already certified, learning new skills under the direct supervision of a Diving Instructor will give you more confidence to fully enjoy your future dives. Warm and clear water, multicolor seascapes, and a myriad of colorful fish to show you the way. Start or upgrade your diving education under the direct supervision of our multilingual, experienced diving instructors. FUN & SAFETY are their first priority to give you an unforgettable experience.

Everyday, Daily Dive Trips are scheduled on board our fast and spacious traditional Filipino dive "Bangkas" either to Mactan area or upon request to the more remote dive spots like Cabilao & Balicasag islands or Cuatro Islas, Malapascua Island, Cebu, Limasawa Island and Leyte. According to our strategic location, straight in the center of the East side of Cebu island, reach the dive sites is a matter of several minutes to a couple of hours which may be used to polish suntan or enjoy the landscape. With a few exceptions due to currents, most of the dives may be enjoyed from beginners to experienced divers.

* Departure between 0800 or 0930 hours from Mactan and Return between 1500 or 1800 according to the dive site location.