PADI Project AWARE card

100% AWARE Partner

Committed to protecting our ocean planet

We make a donation to Project AWARE on behalf of every student we certify. And as the student, you receive a limited edition Project AWARE version of the PADI certification card. Together we will make a difference, one dive at a time!


Dive Bohol // Balicasag

Visit our resident school of jacks at one of the Philippines’ best dive sites


Latest Features

Course updates and news from our sunny shores

Sea turtle conservation course

Did you know that five of the seven species of marine turtles worldwide can be found in the Philippines? Our enhanced AWARE Sea Turtle Distinctive Specialty course will teach you to view marine turtles in a whole new light and learn more about marine turtle conservation.

Women’s Dive Day 18 July 2015

1-for-1 dives for ladies and half price Discover Scuba Diving experiences are on offer at Sierra Madre for the  inaugural PADI Women’s Dive Day on 18 July 2015.

PADI Award 2014

We are stoked to receive the prestigious 2014 PADI Business Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Dive Industry for the second year running.

Coral propagation workshop

This workshop by Ocean Quest is an introductory level training program that teaches the participants proper techniques in coral propagation. It is intended to educate the public in

5 reasons not to swim with whale sharks in Oslob

The whale shark interaction of Oslob has been controversial since it started. Many people wrongly believe that there are no negative impacts to the whale shark interaction, and may even say that it helps in their conservation! Find out more about why you should not support this activity.

Revised Open Water Course

Sierra Madre Divers is very excited to be offering the revised PADI Open Water course from 18 August 2014. This is an update of the world’s most popular

The Team

Meet our diverse team of international and local Filipino dive service professionals