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Thresher Shark Dive from Malapascua Island

  • Dive with thresher sharks at a custom spot on Monad Shoal, Malapascua

  • Look for weird and wonderful macro life with an expert divemaster

  • Package price includes tank, weights, and marine park fees

Thresher Shark Dive from Malapascua Island
From US$37.30
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Thresher Shark Dive from Malapascua Island
From US$37.30

With their big eyes and long tails, thresher sharks are some of the planet’s most attractive sharks—and Malapascua Island is the only place where you can see them every day. On this package, Advanced Open Water divers can watch these spectacular creatures on Monad Shoal: Open Water divers should upgrade on site to a deep adventure dive. Please note, package excludes equipment hire.

What to Expect

The day before your scheduled dives, make your own way to the dive shop to get fitted with your equipment so that you are ready to go early on the morning of your dive.

On the day of your dive, head out before sunrise in order to see the thresher sharks when they come out at first light. Sip the provided tea or coffee as you relax on the spacious boat and cruise out to Monad Shoal, your first dive site. Receive a safety briefing and orientation from your guide, then complete your dive. You’ll return to shore after about two hours in time for breakfast (not included).

Please note: the shark dive requires Advanced Open Water certification. If you are Open Water, you can upgrade your booking on–site to make the shark dive a PADI Deep Adventure Dive, which certifies you to dive to a depth of 30 meters.

Please note: You need to be saying on Malapascua Island itself to book this package. 

All of the dives operate from the boat and your package includes a dive master guide, boat transport, tanks and weights, tea, coffee, and drinking water. You have the option to include equipment rental or bring your own scuba gear.

Reviews (15)
1 - 5 of 15 reviews
Reviewed 5 May 2018
Did Everything it said on the can

Thresher Shark Divers is a busy but well organized, friendly and efficient dive center that I would return to time and time again time permitting. Great diving, great staff, great food. Personally I did not stay at the resort as I chose a different resort...More

2  Thank Steve E
Reviewed 22 April 2018
Can't go wrong with these guys

Superb experience. A very warm welcome, a detailed explanation of all their offerings and what we need to do, terrific guides (high five to JT!), a lovely store, great communication from Andrea who runs the outfit, and a gorgeous cat outside. The attached restaurant has...More

Thank ChuckOfAllTrades
Reviewed 4 February 2018
Great diving with Thresher Shark Dive (TSD)

Professional and enjoyable diving with these guys. We have been diving for 7 days at different spots. The teams made our stay a very relaxing one, both under and above the water.

Thank Thorsten J
Reviewed 28 January 2018
Well run Dive Center

Professional center, excellent boat, staff and equipment. Would recommend. Got to see about 5 different sharks, great experience.

Thank Scott H
Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile
Best place on the island!

Great divers, great location, really great food and just a great place to hang! Good pricing and you feel like part of the TSD family. Superflexible on how you want to do your dives!

Thank Alexander G
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20 April 2018|
Response from Scott H | Reviewed this property |
Hi there, the Thresher Shark dive is at sunrise so you need to depart Malapascua early..around 5am. We travelled from Mactan to Malapascua and it took around 3.5-4hours drive in a private van + 30min boat ride to the island... More