Additional information

What to expect
Our program is guaranteed to be conducted by renewed and qualified PADI Dive Instructors, directly supervising participants, as it should be!

You learn the basic safety guidelines and skills needed to dive under the direct supervision of a PADI Instructor. If you make an open water dive, you’ll practice a few more skills in shallow water to prepare for your adventure.

Get ready to:

  • Go over the scuba equipment you use to dive and how easy it is to move around underwater with your gear;
  • Find out what it’s like to breathe underwater;
  • Learn key skills that you’ll use during every scuba dive;
  • Have fun swimming around and exploring;
  • Hear about becoming a certified diver through the PADI Open Water Diver course.
Where we dive
Unless otherwise arranged or specified, all course training will be conducted at the house reef of Kontiki Marina, Mactan, Cebu.
Ruby Rocks / Oxygen bar, a restaurant inside the resort is an ideal place to stay and hang around at in between in-water training sessions. They serve meals at a reasonable price.

Your Discover Scuba Diving experience with us includes the Open Water Diver course Confined Water Dive 1 briefing and Confined Water Dive 1 . It also includes the Open Water Diver course Open Water Dive 1 briefing and Open Water Dive 1, you may receive a credit that will be put toward your PADI Open Water Diver course.

If you get certified with us after your DSD experience, you will be entitled to a special discount when you book your Open Water Diver course. Talk to us about this.

Dive Funatics is committed to low training ratios and does not over-book its classes.

Our commitment to the highest level of quality training and safety is our number one goal. When you schedule a class, confined, or open water training session, you are prohibiting another customer from booking or reserving that spot.

Once you schedule your class, confined, and/or open water training sessions, you may reschedule your training sessions as long as you notify us a week before your scheduled booking with no additional penalties.

Any and every change in schedules made after the 1 week window shall be subject to P2,500 PHP rescheduling / rebooking fee provided that the notification of such change is done not later than 24 hours before the commencement of the booking date, otherwise, the booking is deemed cancelled by the customer.

Rescheduling or rebooking is only permitted within six (6) months from the initial booking date.

Booking / Deposit
We require advance booking of at least 2 days before your planned DSD schedule. Your booking is only considered confirmed upon payment of the required deposit.

For our DSD program, we require a full payment to confirm your booking. We pass on a 5% PayPal charges and bank fees for payments made through PayPal.

We accept credit card payments via PayPal, Bank Transfers, or Cash in PHP and USD only. We do not process credit cards on site.

ATMs, Banks, and Money Changer establishments are very accessible in our area, however, when transacting, be mindful about the daily withdrawal limits imposed by your banks on foreign countries, unfavorable exchange rates, and risks of getting swindled or robbed.


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Premium Discover Scuba Diving (DSD) Package

From: 6,000

Have you always wondered what it’s like to breathe underwater? If you want to try scuba diving, but aren’t quite ready to take the plunge into a certification course, Discover Scuba Diving is for you. While not a scuba certification course, Discover Scuba Diving is a quick and easy introduction to what it takes to explore the underwater world.

What is the deal?

To sign up for a PADI Discover Scuba Diving experience, you must be at least 10 years old. No prior experience with scuba diving is necessary, but you need to be in reasonable physical health.

This package includes:

  • Private Class
  • 1 confined water training dive
  • 2 open water dives shallower than 12m
  • Underwater Videos + Photos
  • Resort fees
  • use of gear, tanks, weights, instruction
  • Food & Drinks after the program
  • PADI Discover Scuba Diving brochure that comes with a certificate of experience and dive log
  • 10% Discount on our Standard Open Water Course

Duration depends on how fast air can be consumed by the participant.