Explore the depths with our PADI Dive Courses

Take your diving skills to the next level and get certified today!

Discover Scuba Diving Introduction

If you’re interested in scuba diving, but unsure if you want to enroll in a certification class, Discover Scuba Diving is the perfect way to test the waters. You’ll learn basic scuba skills and take your first breaths underwater.

Price & Duration

Price: 3,500 PHP

Duration: 3 hours

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About the Course

During this immersive experience, we provide all the necessary scuba gear and guide you through the basic skills, ensuring your safety and comfort throughout. You'll learn how to use the scuba equipment, communicate underwater using hand signals, and learn basic scuba skills.

Take this course if you want to
• Find out if you like scuba diving
• Connect with the underwater world
• Take your first breaths underwater
• Decide if you want to be a certified diver

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Open Water Diver Course

Get certified as a diver with our PADI Open Water Diver Course. We prioritize your learning experience, completely working at your pace. Start your scuba diving adventure with us today!

Price & Duration

Price: 18,500 PHP

3-4 days

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About the Course

Our course includes a theoretical part that can be done on-site or through E-Learning: 5 chapters of knowledge development, 4 quizzes, and 1 final exam, which are all multiple-choice.

You'll have 5 confined water sessions and 4 open water dives, which we conduct in the amazing marine sanctuaries in Dauin. Plus, we have a turtle guarantee - we've never missed one yet!

Explore the crystal clear waters and biodiversity of marine life in the Philippines with Bongo Bongo Divers.

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Advanced Open Water Diver Course

Join our PADI Advanced Open Water Course. Spend most of your time underwater refining previously learned skills as well as learning new skills, techniques and patterns.

Price & Duration

Price: 15,000 PHP

Duration: 2-3 days

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About the Course

Choose 3 adventure dives and fine-tune your skills with 5 knowledge development sessions and 5 open water dives.

Don't miss out on the amazing critters Dauin has to offer, and take advantage of our special offer by combining this course with Enriched Air Nitrox and Deep dive specialties.

Plus, if you're considering traveling to Malapascua or Coron, doing your advanced course is highly recommended.

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Mandatory & Elective Dives

Mandatory: Deep Dive & Navigation

Elective: Night Diver, Drift Diver, AWARE Fish Identification, Peak Performance Buoyancy, Search and Rescue, fdsfUnderwater Naturalists or Enriched Air Nitrox

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Emergency First Response Course (CPR & First Aid)

EFR® training covers critical actions to take before professional help arrives, including CPR, first aid, injury assessment, and basic medical care techniques.

Price & Duration

Price: 10,000 PHP

Duration: 1-2 days

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About the Course

Emergency First Response (EFR) training is all about preparation for those critical moments when immediate action can make a life-saving difference.

This course covers CPR, first aid, and essential medical care techniques. With hands-on experience, you'll learn to respond to various illnesses and injuries, assist choking victims, handle potential  injuries, and practice bandaging and splinting.

EFR certification is internationally recognized and valid for 24 months, giving you the skills to respond confidently to emergencies worldwide.

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Rescue Diver Course

Join our PADI Rescue Course and learn valuable skills such as rescuing panicked and non-responsive divers, and assessing potential dangers. Push yourself out of your comfort zone in the name of safety and have fun along the way. Become a more confident & capable diver.

Price & Duration

Price: 16,000 PHP

Duration: 4-5 days

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About the Course

The PADI Rescue Course is a popular and exciting way to learn valuable skills like rescuing panicked divers, surfacing non-responsive divers, and assessing dangers.

The course includes 5 knowledge development sessions, practical skills, underwater rescue, and 2 scenarios to apply what you've learned. Completing it is the last step before starting your next PADI Adventure as a Divemaster Intern.

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enhancing skills

Specialty Courses

Whether you are looking to improve your buoyancy, extend your bottom time, or explore new dive sites, our specialty courses have got you covered!

Drift Diving

Costs: PHP 12,000
1-2 days

About the course

The PADI Drift Diver course is the perfect opportunity to experience the thrill of diving in currents while improving your buoyancy control, navigation, and communication with your buddy. With the guidance of our experienced instructors, you'll learn the proper techniques to safely and comfortably drift dive, and explore new dive sites with confidence. Whether you're a seasoned diver or just starting out, the Drift Diver course is a valuable addition to your diving skills.  

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Diver Propulsion Vehicle

Costs: PHP 14,000
1-2 days

About the course

Our Diver Propulsion Vehicle (DPV) course is perfect for scuba divers who want to experience the underwater world in a new and exciting way. Using a DPV allows you to conserve air, see more, and travel faster than with traditional diving methods. In this course you'll learn how to handle a DPV, manage your depth, and avoid problems. With a DPV, you'll minimize long swims and have more time to explore the underwater environment, all while having a huge smile on your face. This course is a great way to add some adventure and excitement to your scuba diving experience.

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Peak Performance Buoyancy

Costs: PHP 8,000
1-2 days

About the course

This course will help improve your buoyancy skills and take them to the next level. With excellent buoyancy control, you can glide effortlessly, use less air, and observe aquatic life without disturbing your surroundings. By achieving neutral buoyancy, hovering effortlessly, and using the right amount of weight, you can dive with less weight and reduce your air consumption. Perfecting your buoyancy control is essential to becoming a confident and relaxed diver, allowing you to explore underwater with ease.

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Enriched Air Diver - Nitrox

Costs: PHP 8,000
1 day

About the course

Looking to extend your bottom times and maximize your diving experience? This course is just what you need. Also known as EANx or nitrox, this popular PADI specialty involves diving with a breathing gas that contains a higher percentage of oxygen than regular air. By breathing less nitrogen, you can enjoy longer dives and shorter surface intervals, allowing you to make the most out of your dives.

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Deep Diving

Costs: PHP 12,000
2-3 days

About the course

This course is designed to teach divers how to safely plan and execute dives to depths of up to 40 meters/130 feet. During the course, you'll learn about gas management, how to identify and manage narcosis, buddy contact procedures, safety considerations, and buoyancy control at depth. Deep diving is an exciting and rewarding experience that allows you to see more of the underwater world, but it also comes with its own set of risks.By taking this course, you'll be able to recognize your personal limits and safely explore deeper depths with the guidance of an experienced instructor.

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Sidemount Diving

Costs: PHP 17,500
2-3 days

About the course

This course will introduce you to the fundamentals of diving with scuba tanks mounted down your side, rather than on your back. This alternate way of diving offers benefits such as increased air supply, easy access to your air source, and reduced strain on the body. During the course, you'll learn how to assemble and configure sidemount scuba diving equipment, balance yourself in the water, manage air, and respond to potential problems. All the necessary scuba gear will be provided for the course.

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Divemaster Internship

If you're passionate about diving and want to become a certified PADI Divemaster, Bongo Bongo Divers is the perfect place to start.

Flexible options for accommodation

We offer special monthly deals for trainees who choose to stay with us, but we also understand the importance of privacy and can assist with finding alternative accommodations nearby. Our location in Dauin town provides easy access to a range of options for every budget and preference.


• 18+ Years
• Open Water Certification
• Advanced Open Water Certification
• Rescue Diver Certification
• EFR Primary and Secondary Care Training
• Minimum of 40 Logged Dives
• PADI Divemaster Crewpack
• Full Set of Equipment (possible to rent)

Basic or Extensive Program

Basic Program - 6 Weeks
Looking for a great deal on dive training? Bongo Bongo Divers offers a basic program that includes all the essentials you need to become a skilled diver. This package includes sanctuary fees, unlimited diving, and a discount at the on-site bar. You'll also receive a Bongo Bongo Divers t-shirt and a mask strap to keep your gear in top condition. And before you graduate, you'll have to complete the infamous Snorkel Test, a fun rite of passage for divers.

Extensive Program - 12 Weeks
Take your diving skills to the next level with Bongo Bongo Divers' extensive program. In addition to everything included in the basic program, you'll also receive training in three specialties: Deep, Nitrox, and Sidemount. These specialties will allow you to dive deeper, stay underwater longer, and carry your tanks in a more streamlined way. With these added skills, you'll be able to take on more challenging dives and explore even more of the underwater world.

Don't see what you're looking for in our two programs? No problem! We can create a customized package just for you. Contact us for details.

Practical Skills

• Mapping Project
• Dive Briefing
• Search and Recovery Scenario
• Snorkle Test
‍• Dive Site Set Up and Management

Water Skills Exercises

• 400 Meter Timed Swim
• 15 Minute Float + 2 Minute Tread
• 800 Meter Timed Snorkel Swim
• 100 Meter Timed Tired Diver Tow
• Equipment Exchange

Workshops Conducted

Scuba Review/ReActivate
• Skin Diver Course and Snorkeling Supervision
• Discovery Scuba Dive in Confined Water
• Discovery Scuba Dive in Open Water
• Discover Local Diving in Open Water

Practical Assessments

• Open Water Diver Students in Confined Water
• Open Water Diver Students in Open Water
• Continuing Education Divers in Open Water
• Certified Divers in Open Water

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Instructor Development Course

Who can apply for the Instructor Development Course?

A PADI Divemaster who has been certified as an Open Water diver more than 6 month.

You also need:

A minimum of 60 logged dives to begin the IDC, and at least 100 logged dives before joining the Instructor Examination (IE)

• Emergency First Responder, Primary and Secondary Care
(CPR and First Aid training within the past 24 months)

• A medical statement signed by a doctor (within the past 12 month)

• You will also need to become an Emergency First Response Instructor, which is already a part of your Instructor development course

What will you learn during our Course?

Our two weeks program will teach you how to conduct all PADI core courses. You will be able to organise and present most important  information as well as conduct dive skill development sessions and open water training.

You will become a better speaker in public, develop great underwater demonstration skills and learn how to supervise and control student divers whilst ensuring the divers safety.We will teach you how to anticipate and solve common problems, that often occur when training divers, as well as correct positioning yourself so you are always close to respond.

Our PADI Instructor Development Course will give you plenty of practice and experience, in a role playing environment.

Key subjects include:

PADI Standards and Procedures for all PADI courses you will be certified to teach including PADI Specialties

Instruction, Learning, and the broad PADI System

Teaching knowledge development sessions in the classroom

Conducting Confined water training and Open Water training dives

Diver safety, risk management & legal responsibilities

The general Business of Diving and your role as an instructor

Instructor level dive theory: physiology, physics, decompression theory, environments and scuba equipment

Additional Workshops

Ascent in confined and open water

Ascents & Descents (in Open Water)

Ascents & Descent Lines – how to set up at an open water dive site

Adventures in Diving – Search & Recovery, Liftbags & Knots

CESA – How to do the Controlled Emergency Swimming

Rescue Diver – exercise 7

What’s included?

Emergency First Response Instructor Course

Free Preparation Course – 2 days duration

Lunch throughout the duration of the PADI IDC

Coffee/tea and water through out the course

Free T-Shirt

Dive equipment
It’s highly recommended that as a PADI Pro you have your own full set of gear. If you would like to purchase equipment when you are here we can offer you attractive discounts on all major brands available in the Philippines. If you do not not own a full set of scuba equipment, or for travel reasons don’t wish to bring your gear, we can provide a, BCD, Regulator, Mask/Snorkel & wetsuit for you.

Additionally, you will however need to provide the following for the IDC, the IE and any teaching work you are involved in once you become a certified PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor.


Dive Computer

Knife or cutting tool


Surface Marker Buoy (SMB or DSMB)

If you need to rent equipment (for example if you are traveling, and will purchase gear later on) we offer to rent you a complete set, including computer, knife etc. for $100 for the whole of the prep days, IDC and IE.

PADI Materials

Everyone taking their PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor needs to have their own PADI Materials. PADI has sensible environmental practises, and in 2023 most of your materials will be digital.  The cost of your materials are already included in the package price of PHP 99,000.

PADI Backpack

PADI Guide to Teaching

Diving Knowledge Workbook

PADI most current, Quizzes & Exam Booklets (Open Water, Rescue Diver, Divemaster)

PADI Specialty Course Instructor Manual

Peak Performance Buoyancy Instructor Outline

PADI Open Water course Prescriptive Lesson Guide

Dive Lesson Planning Slates [Confined and Open Water)

Cue cards for: Open Water, Advanced Open Water, Rescue Diver & Divemaster course
Emergency First Response Instructor Manual

We take pride in our work and are passionate about producing the best diving instructors in the industry.

Our atmosphere provides a home away from home feeling, and we are willing to go the extra mile to ensure your success, even if it means doing extra water and classroom sessions.

Join us and become the best diving instructor you can possibly be!

Book your course

Booking your course with us is quick and easy. Simply fill out the form with your dive selection and preferred start date.

Secure your spot today and join us as we explore the wonders beneath the waves.

We look forward to diving with you!

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