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 service.
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.