Warm water, abundant sealife, amazing wrecks

Warm water,
abundant sea life,
amazing wrecks

Discover the beautiful and historical wrecks of WW2 and indulge in the warm waters of Palawan.

Scuba diving opens up a whole new world, allowing you to explore the wonders of the deep sea world.

Learn to Dive

Fun Diving

Wreck Diving

The blue sky melts into the calm waters of the bay as the boat pulls into the site of the first wreck, just five minutes away from the dive shop. Here at Pirate Divers Coron, we like to say that the WW2 shipwrecks are right in our backyard. With most wrecks located only around half an hour away from the dive shop, it allows us to focus not on the commute, but on what’s really important – scuba diving.

With a team made up of both local and international divemasters and instructors, with years of experience and thousands of dives under their belt, we guarantee quality dives, a friendly atmosphere, top service and a high dive guide-to-diver ratio. All dives are tailored to our guests’ needs, checking in on their level and comfortability underwater.

Discover the beautiful and historical wrecks of WW2 and indulge in the warm waters of Palawan.

Scuba diving opens up a whole new world, allowing you to explore the wonders of the deep sea world.

Learn to dive

Fun Diving

Wreck Diving

The blue sky melts into the calm waters of the bay as the boat pulls into the site of the first wreck, just five minutes away from the dive shop. Here at Pirate Divers Coron, we like to say that the WW2 shipwrecks are right in our backyard. With most wrecks located only around half an hour away from the dive shop, it allows us to focus not on the commute, but on what’s really important – scuba diving.

With a team made up of both local and international divemasters and instructors, with years of experience and thousands of dives under their belt, we guarantee quality dives, a friendly atmosphere, top service and a high dive guide-to-diver ratio. All dives are tailored to our guests’ needs, checking in on their level and comfortability underwater.

Tom N
Tom N
2024-01-15
10/10 gerne wieder! Super Erfahrung, super Laden und Tolle Tauchlehrer. Ich habe meinen Open Walter Diver mit Lukas und Lukas(Ranger) gemacht. Beide Sprechen deutsch. Perfekt für mich. Lukas hat alles entspannt erklärt, verdeutlicht und seine Erfahrung mit ins Spiel gebracht. Man merkt das es nicht nur sein Beruf ist. Auch Ranger war voll dabei. Beide super Lehrer. Die Kurse waren zum Glück sehr klein und man hatte quasi eine 1zu1 Betreuung. Ebenfalls das Restliche personal, wie die Büro Dame und die Herren vom Boot waren super freundlich und Hilfsbereit. Alles in allem ein Super Team. Sehr Familiär und Professionell. Kleine negative Dinge findet man immer. Allerdings habe ich hier nichts was die Bewertung negativ beeinflusst. Ich bin absolut zufrieden und hoffe ich kann weitere Kurse besuchen.
Pascal Moritz
Pascal Moritz
2024-01-09
Einfach nur Sensationell Ich hatte dass Vergnügen mit Lukas zu Tauchen..Ein Deutscher Divemaster,welcher mir von Anfang an ,in aller Ruhe,alle Skills beigebracht hat und ich somit den PADI Open Water erfolgreich bestanden habe...Ich kann ,Lukas nur weiterempfehlen..
NornIrn
NornIrn
2023-12-30
The coolest dive boat and the most professional diving day tour! I had an excellent day's diving with great service from Divemaster Tom, Captain (& cook!) Oliver and the rest of the friendly crew. I was booked in for 3 fun dives (2 wrecks & 1 reef) plus a refresher dive as it was 2+ years since my last one. For the refresher dive, I expected the typical cursory rush through getting into the water and a quick buoyancy check. But as we headed to the first site, Tom took us through a complete review of all our equipment, setting it up to dive. When we arrived we got in the water next to the beach and our small group all had to demonstrate that we could successfully do the basic drills (including regulator purging, regulator recovery, mask clearing and fin pivot). This was the perfect reminder and preparation to enable us to go straight to our first dive on a nearby shallow wreck. Tom's instructions and patience above and below the water were exemplary and made the first dive effortless and immediately enjoyable so I could get the most out of this chance to dive a wreck. We did a 2nd, more advanced wreck dive and Tom led us expertly inside the hold and along the bridge of the impressive Morazan Maru cargo/passenger ship. What an incredible experience! We surfaced and feasted on an incredible lunch of freshly prepared dishes of fish, chicken, squidballs, vegetables and rice. Thanks again to Oliver and Buddy for theor hard work preparing this! We finished with a nice reef dive and headed back to Coron by about 5pm, where a motortrike was waiting to deliver us back to the dive shop, which was a few metres from my hotel. By the way, my wife also enjoyed some great snorkelling while we dove and saw turtles, Titan Triggerfish and juvenile Batfish from the surface! So this is also a great day out for your partner if they don't dive, or as was the case with my wife, was unable to dive due to recent nasty flu and congestion. So, hopefully my wife and I can return to the Philippines in the future, in which case we will definitely go with Pirate Divers!
bruno g
bruno g
2023-10-30
Impressive wrecks Very nice experience with beautiful diving sites. Constant attention from the Pirate Divers team to ensure complete confidence outside and in impressive wrecks. A big thank you to Dyzon, Dexter and Flora my charming 5 stars dive masters.
Olga Z
Olga Z
2023-10-30
Great 3-dive-day experience It has been an amazing 3-dive-day. I had the opportunity to see two huge shipwrecks with my open water diver license. My guide Flora was amazing, always making sure every is alright and showing me Al kinds of fish and all parts of the wrecks. Great experience!
Nathlyon69600
Nathlyon69600
2023-08-03
Super club de plongée ! Plongées épaves exceptionnelles ! Nous avons passé 2 superbes journées avec le club pirate divers . Nous étions 5 plongeurs dont 3 juniors . Toute l’équipe était aux petits soins pour nous arranger et nous donner une expérience 5/5 ! Nous avions plusieurs encadrants pour permettre une sécurité optimale (encadrant pour les snorkelers , et plusieurs encadrants pour les plongeurs ) Le bateau est en bon état , les plongées a moins de 20 minutes du club . Le matériel était en très bon état . Merci encore à Simon et Michelle pour l’organisation de ces 2 supers journées de plongée , merci à Dexter , Dyson et Flora pour d’être occupés de nous et nous avoir accompagné sur ces superbes plongées . Ces épaves sont exceptionnelles ! Club et site à recommander chaudement !
Mark S
Mark S
2023-06-17
Awesome Dive Company Booked a trip for eight divers with Pirates. From beginning to end, we were treated very well. The crew was amazing and the dives were superb. Safety was paramount in all briefings and boat policies. Each day included three dives, two on a rack, and one on a beautiful reef and a fantastic lunch. The crew always worked hard to meet our expectations and individual needs. The dive masters knew the wrecks, provided detailed briefs and made us feel comfortable and safe. Paul and his team at Pirates Divers provided an amazing experience world-class diving and memories that will last a lifetime When returning to Coron, I will not hesitate to dive with Pirates, and I will recommend them to all my friends
James P
James P
2023-02-23
Belle journée Bon accueil très sympathique, bon bateau bon personnel, bon moniteur :Dyson, bons accompagnants trois belles plongées, une épave, puis le Okinawa Naru et un récif. La responsable du club m’a bien aidé bien renseigné aussi.
Miquel B
Miquel B
2023-02-18
Best dive option out of Coron Town Really good dive experience outside of Coron Town crowds! The center is in front of the best wrecks so you avoid the hour and a half boat ride from town and the amount of divers crowd while diving! TOBY is the number one! I am AOW and my girl is OW and he did the best to adapt the dive to both of us enjoy together! Highly recommended!!!
afolkertsma
afolkertsma
2023-02-05
Great diving school Simon and his crew are really fantastic! Friendly, they know what they do, good equipment. They are located close to the best diving spots in the Philippines. Especially if you want to go wreck diving. This is the place to be. They know every inch of the many wrecks in the bay.

Come and dive with us in Busuanga.

Warm water, abundant sealife, amazing wrecks.

Come and dive with us
in Busuanga

Warm water, abundant sealife,
amazing wrecks

Amelia Toh
Amelia Toh
2023-11-06
Love both our Dive masters tons Lukas and Flora! Tons of patience and guidance! Always ready to be there for you. And tons of assurance given! Love the dives with them! Awesome! Amazing fleets of staffs and services rendered! Thumbs up!
Christoph Wild
Christoph Wild
2023-11-02
We spent two days with Pirate Divers to make our Advanced Open Water diver. It was nothing short of amazing! The instructor Toby was great, knew exactly what we were comfortable doing but still pushing us to learn. As a result we'll be super-confident on our next dives. The dive sites are gorgeous as well - the wrecks are obviously great fun, and also "sand pit reef" (for our underwater navigation dive) was colorful and overflowing with marine life. If you're planning to dive on Busuanga, be sure to book Pirate Divers!
Gustav Boenaes
Gustav Boenaes
2023-11-01
We took our padi open water at pirate divers and it was truly amazing. Our instructor, Toby, were so good and patient and he made us feel perfectly safe diving and we absolutely fell in love with the sport! We would a 100% recommend pirate divers!
Erik Holsten
Erik Holsten
2023-10-27
Just finished a week with Pirate Divers Busuanga during which I completed my PADI Open Water and Advanced Open Water diver certification courses. I studied with a fantastic instructor named Toby D'Warte - he is deeply knowledgable and was kind, funny, and supportive throughout the process. And the dive sites for certification are just...wow. Stellar dive shop in the perfect location for convenient access to breathtaking dives. Can't ask for more. I feel super prepared for my next dive adventure and am eagerly arranging plans as we speak. I will definitely be returning here in the future, could not recommend more highly!
Katie
Katie
2023-10-19
Great company. Easy communication and nice team. Shop in busuanga bay is 5 minutes by boat to the nearest wreck. Had a great time. Would recommend.
Mehdi Boubendir
Mehdi Boubendir
2023-08-25
Can only recommend. What a beautiful place for driving or get certifications My sister and i have passed our advance open water ans openwater here with DM Tobby and DM Robert. On the menu, shipwrecks from WW2, manta rays, horse fishes, damcels, puffer, mantis shrimps, lionfishs... Staff Simon and Michelle and boatcrew have been helping from planning our trip to weeks after PADI certifications passed. Def will come back 🤙🤙🤙
Dan Duncan
Dan Duncan
2023-06-22
My wife Fiona and I spent over two weeks diving with Pirate Divers and had an amazing time. We dived all 8 of their main shipwrecks multiple times, as well as Cathedral Cave and Barracuda Lake. I also used this trip to do my Wreck Diver and Deep Diver specialty certifications. Both the fun dives and the instructional dives were really well done. The staff are competent and fun, and they also take safety seriously. A typical fun dive consisted of entering a shipwreck behind one of the divemasters, then following the divemaster along one of their favorite routes through the wreck. The wrecks here are so huge that you will spend your entire dive inside and still not come close to exploring the whole thing! Finally, the shop's location is perfect. It's right at the base of Busuanga Bay Lodge, so you can stay at BBL and walk to the shop each morning. And then they're only a 10-30 minute boat ride away from most of the wrecks too, making it probably the most convenient shop in all of Coron. Thank you to Simon, Toby, Michelle, Marina, Flora, Dyzon, and Shaun for making our time in Coron so memorable! We miss you guys already.
Chris Puder
Chris Puder
2023-05-24
Excellent dive shop offering quick and easy access to all the wrecks. Simon the owner and his staff are fun to hang out with and great dives all over the area. Wrecks are located 5 minutes to 45 minutes by boat from the shop and staying in the surrounding area is very peaceful and local with some good restaurant options in a non touristy environment. Save yourself the 2 hour boat trips to the wrecks from coron town proper and dive with pirate divers.
Karolina Ptak
Karolina Ptak
2023-04-03
If you want to stay safe and avoid crowds from Coron town, this is your nr 1 diving center in Coron island !
Elyssa Spector
Elyssa Spector
2023-03-30
I had an amazing time getting my Open Water certification with Toby at Pirate Divers. My training was 1:1 and we mostly also had the boat all to ourselves. Toby was extremely experienced and made me feel very comfortable throughout the training. We did some wreck and reef diving and both were very close and really cool. I definitely recommend staying at Busuanga Bay Lodge and diving with Pirate Divers!

Olympia Maru

A Japanese freighter originally powered by a steam engine but August 1930, an oil two stroke six cylinder engine producing 582hp was installed.

The Akitsushima

The IJN Akitsushima was a seaplane tender/carrier. The ship displaced 4724 tons, had a length of 118 metres and was 15.7 metres wide.

The Kogyo Maru

The Kogyo Maru, was a Japanese freighter carrying construction materials for building a runway for the Japanese war effort in the Pacific.

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