First a disclaimer, I don’t scuba dive nor have I ever used S.I.D.

Scuba diving is one of the more popular attractions on Samal Island and with it’s nice beaches, beautiful water and marine life, why not. There is a company that teaches scuba diving right on IGaCoS. Samal Island Divers offers a set of courses from beginner to advanced, and even instructor level. They are headed by Oliver B. Ramos, who is the only PADI staff in Davao City.

S.I.D. seems to have a connection with Punta Del Sol, one of the more popular resorts on Samal Island. I believe that’s where the instruction is held, though it’s not entirely clear from their website. Punta Del Sol is located in Catagman, Penaplata District, Island Garden City of Samal. They offer a variety of rooms starting at P500.

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If you are visiting for awhile and have interest in taking some courses, check out S.I.D. They have contact information on their site. Let me know what you think. (Update the website for Samal Island Divers no longer works, try contacting Punta Del Sol)