The reefs come alive with swiveling
streams of diverse neon-colored fish darting through colorful
coral gardens. Plenty of these sights are scattered in the
exotic destinations in the Philippines. Marine life is rich
and plentiful in the more than 7,000 islands' surrounding
reefs, atoll and coral gardens. The more popular dive areas
are in the islands of Mindoro, Palawan, Dumaguete, Cebu, Bohol
and Mindanao. All the scuba diving packages are being run
under PADI licensed professional divemasters.
PADI (Professional Association of Diving Instructors) is
the world's largest recreational diving membership organization.
The membership includes diving businesses, resort facilities,
academic institutions, instructor trainers, dive educators,
divers, snorkelers and other watersports enthusiasts. Professional
PADI Members (diving centers, scuba diving lessons, resorts,
educational facilities, instructors, scuba equipments, assistant
instructors and divemasters) teach the vast majority of the
world's recreational divers, issuing nearly 946,000 certifications
each year. PADI Professionals make underwater exploration
and adventure accessible to the public while maintaining the
highest industry standards for dive training, safety and customer
The dive destinations in the country are frequent visited
by diving enthusiasts from all over the globe. Each destination
with its underwater highlights ranging from colorful corals,
breathtaking marine life and dive wrecks have mesmerized every
goggle and fins explorers which makes them come back for more
near encounters with the Philippine aqua-marine society.
Diving provides the opportunity to learn math, biology, physics,
history, physiology and communication skills.