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BORACAY ISLAND NEW WAVE DIVERS

Review Summary

4.8 / 5

based on 101 reviews - 98% of reviewers would recommend BORACAY ISLAND NEW WAVE DIVERS to a friend




reviewed BORACAY ISLAND NEW WAVE DIVERS

written on Feb 02, 2015 in Frankfurt am Main, Germany

Added Feb 02, 2015

2/5 stars

A little disappointing

I had booked a ship wrack dive including photos. The trip started pretty late due to problems with the boat (not a big issue for me). Unfortunately the captain drop us at the wrong place. Going down I found a plane wrack instead of a ship. The wrack was not that amazing....

Matthias L would not recommend BORACAY ISLAND NEW WAVE DIVERS

About Matthias L

Age : 30-39
Diving for : 6 to 10 years
Dives done : 51-100

reviewed BORACAY ISLAND NEW WAVE DIVERS

written on Jan 28, 2015 in Sydney, Australia

Added Jan 29, 2015

5/5 stars

Excellent Dive Center

My partner and I stayed and dove here and couldn't be happier. Excellent staff, dive spots, and accomodation.

Adam F would recommend BORACAY ISLAND NEW WAVE DIVERS

About Adam F

Age : 30-39
Diving for : 6 to 10 years
Dives done : 51-100

from Stockholm reviewed BORACAY ISLAND NEW WAVE DIVERS

written on Jan 27, 2015 Sweden

Added Jan 27, 2015

5/5 stars

Nice family activitet!

Very very :) good diving instructor and nice water to dive in.
We dive our first time and we where nervous but the proffesional instructor helpt us 100%

Peter Ronnberg and Jenny Ronnberg would recommend BORACAY ISLAND NEW WAVE DIVERS

About Peter Ronnberg and Jenny Ronnberg

Age : 40-49
Dives done : 1-20
Interests  : Photography

reviewed BORACAY ISLAND NEW WAVE DIVERS

written on Jan 26, 2015 in Melbourne, Australia

Added Jan 26, 2015

5/5 stars

Beginners dive

I took my two teenager childen to New Wave Divers during a recent visit to Boracay to give give them a beginners discovery class.
The kids enjoyed the morning. The instructor was great. We had the training video and questions in the centre then went out to the beach to practice the skills.
After that we went out on a boat to do a dive. The kids enjoyed their first ever dive and the instructor was fantastci. They even organised a photographer to dive with us to get some shots of us diving.
Overall a great experience and highly recommend

Peter R would recommend BORACAY ISLAND NEW WAVE DIVERS

About Peter R

Age : 40-49
Dives done : 1-20
Interests  : Photography

from Singapore reviewed BORACAY ISLAND NEW WAVE DIVERS

written on Jan 24, 2015 in Singapore, Singapore

Added Jan 25, 2015

5/5 stars

Excellent dive experience

My family and I recently returned from wonderful visit to Boracay. During our stay we did 5 dives with New Wave Divers. I found them online and compared them with 2 others which I had shortlisted. In the end I chose New Wave as the owner Lynette replied quickly and was able to meet our dive needs. Mike, a tall Dutch guy, was very nice and he was the other reason we decided to dive with New Wave. Three of us dived at Angel Point, Camia, Tri Bird, Balinghai and Yapak. The staff are all friendly and helpful. I must mention Debbie, one of the administrative staff, who had been very helpful in arranging pour transport and meals. We had a wonderful holiday and a large part of it is due to the great experience with Mike. Make sure you do the dive at Yapak, it is deep but worth the dive.

Foo K P would recommend BORACAY ISLAND NEW WAVE DIVERS

About Foo K P

Age : 50-59
Diving for : 2 to 5 years
Dives done : 21-50
Interests  : Videography

reviewed BORACAY ISLAND NEW WAVE DIVERS

written on Jan 23, 2015

Added Jan 24, 2015

4/5 stars

Personal Touch

I did my Advanced Open Water with New Wave and really enjoyed the experience. I was 1:1 with the dive master and felt really comfortable. Equipment was great and diving was good.

This user would recommend BORACAY ISLAND NEW WAVE DIVERS

About This user

Age : 50-59
Diving for : 2 to 5 years
Dives done : 21-50
Interests  : Videography

from Singapore reviewed BORACAY ISLAND NEW WAVE DIVERS

written on Jan 23, 2015 in Singapore, Singapore

Added Jan 24, 2015

4/5 stars

Great experience

Was professional. Dive guide Sam was abit new but he was fun and constantly watched out for safety and did not compromise. Dive sites chosen were suitable for our OW level.

Anthony L would recommend BORACAY ISLAND NEW WAVE DIVERS

About Anthony L

Age : 20-29
Dives done : 1-20
Interests  : Videography

reviewed BORACAY ISLAND NEW WAVE DIVERS

written on Jan 23, 2015 in Berkeley, United Kingdom

Added Jan 23, 2015

5/5 stars

Great experience

Fantastically well looked-after by Wilson and the team at new Wave. Very flexible in adjusting to our needs, and so easy-going and friendly. An absolute pleasure!

Matthew S would recommend BORACAY ISLAND NEW WAVE DIVERS

About Matthew S

Age : 50-59
Dives done : 1-20
Interests  : Videography

reviewed BORACAY ISLAND NEW WAVE DIVERS

written on Jan 18, 2015 in Singapore, Singapore

Added Jan 19, 2015

5/5 stars

Family feeling

Makes me feel like I'm at home, not just your average diving centre. Definitely recommended if you are looking to dive.

Jeff Juanqiang W would recommend BORACAY ISLAND NEW WAVE DIVERS

About Jeff Juanqiang W

Age : 50-59
Dives done : 1-20
Interests  : Videography

from months reviewed BORACAY ISLAND NEW WAVE DIVERS

written on Jan 15, 2015 in San Juan, Philippines

Added Jan 16, 2015

5/5 stars

Boracay Island new wave diver

People who are working here was very nice and professional in terms of their work. The Instructor was so kind and patient. Very cool place.

Jemimah T would recommend BORACAY ISLAND NEW WAVE DIVERS

About Jemimah T

Age : 20-29
Dives done : 1-20
Interests  : Free diving

from SINGAPORE reviewed BORACAY ISLAND NEW WAVE DIVERS

written on Jan 15, 2015 in Singapore, Singapore

Added Jan 15, 2015

5/5 stars

MY FIRST SCUBA DIVING LEARNING EXPERIENCE

When I went to Boracay for a holiday, it never cross my mind to learn scuba diving but was encouraged by my brother in law to do so. I was glad to have Mr Alrazel to be my instructor. He is very professional and was very patient to repeat whenever I do not understand and to demostrate the correct way of handling the diving equipment and the skills to do diving. I was quite slow to pick up the skills but he was really cool and patient to ensure that I did it the correct way. Keep up the excellent work Mr Alrazel and appreciate and thank you.
Please note that my name should be Carol Siak Yoke Yin and not Amanda Siak.


Carol Siak Yoke Yin would recommend BORACAY ISLAND NEW WAVE DIVERS

About Carol Siak Yoke Yin

Age : 50-59
Dives done : 1-20
Interests  : Free diving

reviewed BORACAY ISLAND NEW WAVE DIVERS

written on Jan 14, 2015 in North Dartmouth, United States

Added Jan 14, 2015

4/5 stars

Instructor & Process Great - Photographer, not so much

The staff at BINWD was GREAT! Our actual instructor and the office staff were wonderful, however, the photographer who offered neglected to share that her camera/computer had been acting up and even though we received our money back, it was a waste of my first experience posing for pictures we could have used our GoPro for, however, trusted this photographer. Word of the wise for next time is to ask how well the equipment is working or be honest and test your stuff out before you offer it to paying customers. She was the only reason this review isn't 5 stars.

Matthew G would recommend BORACAY ISLAND NEW WAVE DIVERS

Response from BORACAY ISLAND NEW WAVE DIVERS Jan 19, 2015

This is a reply by Tracey our photographer
I am very sorry for the problems I had with my computer on the day of your dive. This was a problem I had had a couple of times before and thought that I had sorted it out, so when I offered you the chance to have photos from your dive I was confident that I would be able to provide them. However technology is unpredictable and unfortunately my solution didn't work and I lost your photos. For this I am very sorry and really wish there was a way I could get them back for you. I have continued to search for a solution and again believe to have found one, hopefully this time it will work, but the reality it that technology does sometimes go wrong and there is nothing we can do about it.

Thank you
Tracey

About Matthew G

Age : 50-59
Dives done : 1-20
Interests  : Free diving

from Washington reviewed BORACAY ISLAND NEW WAVE DIVERS

written on Jan 14, 2015 in Woodbridge, United States

Added Jan 14, 2015

5/5 stars

Great Customer Service and Memorable Experience

Boracay Island New Wave Divers constantly kept my wife and I informed on what was going on with our training and dive times. They were responsive to my sea sickness that I did not know about before by allowing us to extend the amount of time it took us to complete the course and changed boats for me to a more stable boat in hopes of lessening my symptoms for sea sickness. They are very professional and knowledgeable. I would absolutely dive with them again and recommend them to anyone.

Larry T would recommend BORACAY ISLAND NEW WAVE DIVERS

About Larry T

Age : 30-39
Dives done : 1-20
Interests  : Free diving

from London reviewed BORACAY ISLAND NEW WAVE DIVERS

written on Jan 14, 2015 in Leicester, United Kingdom

Added Jan 14, 2015

3/5 stars

A mixed bag

A nice little shop right on the beachfront at Station 3, and a friendly team who go out of their way to help. Kit was generally good quality and fairly new, and diver/divemaster ratios seemed manageable.

On the one hand the new English divemaster (can't remember name) was generally helpful and patient with my wife when she was having trouble equalising. On returning her to the surface we had a very enjoyable shortened 1-on-1 wreck dive, which was excellent.

Our second, shallower, dive was supposed to be on an attractive, 'fish rich' coral field (Balinghai), which turned out to be fairly banal and bland. A little over-sold, I fear.

Our experience was let down by lack of local knowledge among some of the newer divemasters on my final dive. Having specifically requested a dive on a particular site, a lack of experience/communication from the divemaster led to us being dropped on a different site almost 300m away. This resulted in a long swim over completely featureless bottom, ruining the last of a limited number of dives I was able to take. Needless to say I was displeased at this, moreso when I was asked to pay for this dive without any discussion of compensation based on what was a clear error.

A disappointing end to what should have been a great experience.

David P would recommend BORACAY ISLAND NEW WAVE DIVERS

About David P

Age : 30-39
Diving for : 2 to 5 years
Dives done : 1-20
Interests  : Videography

from Atlanta, Georgia USA reviewed BORACAY ISLAND NEW WAVE DIVERS

written on Jan 11, 2015 United States

Added Jan 11, 2015

5/5 stars

Great Diving Experience

I had a wonderful experience diving with New Wave Divers Boracay. They were fully operational and well-staffed even if it was a holiday (I scheduled my dive on Christmas Day). The ladies who met us at the front desk were courteous, warm, and very helpful. My last dive before this was about 3-4 years ago, and I was nervous about getting back into the water after a long hiatus. I was told that I would have to do a refresher course before the actual dive. The whole package (refresher course, equipment rental, dive itself) was reasonably priced (3,300 pesos or about US $75). My dive instructor Michiel (Mike) was an awesome teacher and I felt very at ease with him. I did have trouble with the regulator I used during the skills refresher because I was breathing in water, and Mike was very patient with me. The faulty mouthpiece was replaced and the rest of the dive was problem-free. Together with about 4 other students and instructors, we headed out to the dive site Angol Point where we saw an eel, shrimps, lots of interesting colorful fish, and nudibranchs. Overall, it was a very enjoyable experience. I definitely recommend New Wave Divers, Boracay Philippines to SCUBA divers old and new. Thank you New Wave Divers!

Pia M would recommend BORACAY ISLAND NEW WAVE DIVERS

About Pia M

Age : 30-39
Diving for : 2 to 5 years
Dives done : 1-20
Interests  : Videography

reviewed BORACAY ISLAND NEW WAVE DIVERS

written on Jan 06, 2015 in Deerfield, United States

Added Jan 06, 2015

5/5 stars

Nice time

Have a PayPal account or pay in advance since the power on Boracay is spotty. The instructors were very knowledgeable about their trade as well as getting around the island. They take care of all of the transportation and meet you at your hotel so there a no worries about finding their shop which is a little hidden and out of the way.

W Grod. would recommend BORACAY ISLAND NEW WAVE DIVERS

About W Grod.

Age : 20-29
Diving for : 2 to 5 years
Dives done : 21-50
Interests  : Wreck diving

from Durban South Africa reviewed BORACAY ISLAND NEW WAVE DIVERS

written on Dec 30, 2014 in Kingsmead, South Africa

Added Dec 31, 2014

5/5 stars

Had a great safe dive experience with New Wave Divers

I wouldn't hesitate recommending New Wave divers to any of my friends. The atmosphere was informal and relaxed ( as we like it) when we enquired but also very focused on assuring us of the high safety standards. We were a family of 4 who hadn't dived for a while and had 2 dive masters with us. Matt made us feel totally comfortable immediately .

Tracy L would recommend BORACAY ISLAND NEW WAVE DIVERS

About Tracy L

Age : 20-29
Diving for : 6 to 10 years
Dives done : 1-20
Interests  : Wreck diving

from Tampere reviewed BORACAY ISLAND NEW WAVE DIVERS

written on Dec 30, 2014 in Tampere, Finland

Added Dec 30, 2014

4/5 stars

Friendly staff. easy diving, amazing night dive!

New wave divers owner Lynette arranged everything with us before hand and the service and help we got from her was excellent. She rented out her room upstairs of the dive shop for us but unfortunately the noise from the neighbour beach bar was too much to handle and we moved to a quieter location for the next night. The staff was very helpful in finding us a room for the rest of our stay. Our dive gear was also lost by the airline but that was no issue to rent the needed gear for the first two days until our own stuff arrived. Our dive guide was Matt and we had very relaxing time on the dives. The briefs were good and it was just mainly the three of us. The dive sites are comfortably close to the beach. The best experience for us was the amazing night dive; just average 2m deep from the beach on the sandy bottom you can see the most peculiar creatures; all the strange crustaceans crawl out for the night. We had a 90 minutes dive and could have still stayed finding all the time species we had never seen before.

Kati & Jari would recommend BORACAY ISLAND NEW WAVE DIVERS

About Kati & Jari

Age : 30-39
Diving for : 6 to 10 years
Dives done : 501+
Interests  : Liveaboard diving

from Shenzhen reviewed BORACAY ISLAND NEW WAVE DIVERS

written on Dec 29, 2014 in Orange, United States

Added Dec 30, 2014

5/5 stars

The best time in Boracay

I am very happy about my experience with you guys!! I had so much fun! Ann was a great dive master and a great buddy!! Hope to see her again! Wilson is a terrific instructor!! Thanks a lot!! Looking forward to visit you again guys!!

Elisa S would recommend BORACAY ISLAND NEW WAVE DIVERS

About Elisa S

Age : 20-29
Dives done : 1-20
Interests  : Free diving

from Hong Kong reviewed BORACAY ISLAND NEW WAVE DIVERS

written on Dec 27, 2014 in Wong Tai Sin, Hong Kong

Added Dec 27, 2014

5/5 stars

Great experience

Good service with experienced tutor. Pushed us to learn the necessity basics and reached the depth of 18 meters at the open water courses, which made us not afraid of any dive later at recreational depth.

Cheng Chun H would recommend BORACAY ISLAND NEW WAVE DIVERS

About Cheng Chun H

Age : 30-39
Dives done : 1-20
Interests  : Photography

from Aarhus reviewed BORACAY ISLAND NEW WAVE DIVERS

written on Dec 25, 2014 in Esbjerg, Denmark

Added Dec 25, 2014

5/5 stars

Awesome!

Best Place and Best Instructors. took my PADI Open Water Scubadiver Certificate at NW. ask for Matt Ambrose, funny, british and very good at what he does.

Christopher Schwartz would recommend BORACAY ISLAND NEW WAVE DIVERS

About Christopher Schwartz

Age : 20-29
Dives done : 1-20
Interests  : Wreck diving

from Monterrey reviewed BORACAY ISLAND NEW WAVE DIVERS

written on Dec 24, 2014 Mexico

Added Dec 24, 2014

5/5 stars

Genial , Great

I was searching in the web where to learn to dive in Philippines, when the web page of BINWD appears was the only place among others that they make me feel important, Lynette answered all my questions almost inmediately, when i arrived to the store in Boracay i really tougth that it was small, and i was doubting about their expertise, but once we started all those doubts disappeared, i can noticed their professionalism, the attention from the whole crew was excellent they really make u feel that u are among friends and actually at the end of the day is really like that, my instructor Matt is a great man so funny to learn to dive with him, he answered all my questions and explained to me the times that was necessary because sometimes i didn't understand because im not a native english speaker and my english is really bad but that didnt seem an obstacle to learn, all personal are welcoming persons, Ruth, Sheila, the instructors Kay, Wilson and Matt.
Estaba buscando en internet un lugar para aprender a bucear cuando aparecio la pagina de BINWD, fue el unico lugar donde me senti importante, Lynette contesto todas mis preguntas casi inmediatamente despues de preguntar, mientras otros lugares tradaron varios dias e incluso semanas, cuando llegue a la tienda en Boracay realmente pense que era pequeña y estaba dudando en su experiencia, pero una vez que empezamos, todas esas dudas desaparecieron, pude ver su profesionalismo, la atencion por parte de su personal es grandiosa , te hacen sentir que estas entre amigos y al final del dia asi es, mi instructor Matt es genial , fue muy divertido aprender a bucear con el, respondio todas mis preguntas y me explico las veces que fue necesario ya que algunas veces no entendia debido a que yo no hablo mucho ingles, pero eso no fue ningun obstaculo para aprender, to el personal es muy amable, Ruth, Sheila, los instructores Kay, Wilson y Matt

Thanks BINWD

Ivan Quezada L would recommend BORACAY ISLAND NEW WAVE DIVERS

About Ivan Quezada L

Age : 30-39
Dives done : 1-20
Interests  : Wreck diving

from Atlanta reviewed BORACAY ISLAND NEW WAVE DIVERS

written on Dec 22, 2014

Added Dec 23, 2014

5/5 stars

Very Pleased

New Wave divers were great to learn with. I completed my open water course with them. They were very thorough and patient when it came to instruction. They entire staff was friendly and welcoming. I would highly recommend this company to my friends. If I have the chance to return to Boracay I will dive with them again.

Amester85 would recommend BORACAY ISLAND NEW WAVE DIVERS

About Amester85

Age : 20-29
Dives done : 1-20
Interests  : Wreck diving

from Singapore reviewed BORACAY ISLAND NEW WAVE DIVERS

written on Dec 21, 2014

Added Dec 22, 2014

5/5 stars

One of the best times in my life

Really patient and friendly dive masters/instructors. Very clear and professional. (: Had a really really great experience learning about different waters/marine life/creatures. Loved my first diving experience and they gave me the inspiration to keep diving and now I dream to dive around the World whenever I get the opportunity to. (:

Melissa Tan would recommend BORACAY ISLAND NEW WAVE DIVERS

About Melissa Tan

Age : 20-29
Dives done : 1-20
Interests  : Free diving

from Singapore reviewed BORACAY ISLAND NEW WAVE DIVERS

written on Dec 21, 2014 in Singapore, Singapore

Added Dec 22, 2014

5/5 stars

A great place to dive!

Boracay Island New Wave Diver is a great place to dive! Equipment are well maintained, dive guides are friendly and fun, location is good. We enjoyed our dives and will definitely be back to dive with them.

Stella T would recommend BORACAY ISLAND NEW WAVE DIVERS

About Stella T

Age : 20-29
Diving for : 2 to 5 years
Dives done : 21-50
Interests  : Liveaboard diving