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Diving and Course Prices with Tech Asia

Open Circuit technical dive prices include tanks, boats and guide fees. Gas and equipment are charged extra.

Rebreather Dives are as above except that the onboard tanks are also charged at a daily rate.

TDI, IANTD & PADI course fees and experience programs in general include Instructor fees, materials, certification fees, gas fills and BCD/regulators. Exclusions noted below are :

*      does not include cost of helium.
**    does not include diving fees and certain travel expenses. Please inquire for more information.
***  does not include DPV rental.

Diving & Experience ProgramsDurationPrice    
Technical Dive                - Php3,120
Technical Dive - deeper than 60m/200ft - Php3,900
Introductory Tech Experience 3-4 hours Php3,900
DPV Orientation*** 3-4 hours Php3,900
Drysuit Orientation 3-4 hours Php3,900
TDI Courses                                                    DurationPrice    
TDI Intro to Tech                          2-3 Days Php20,540
TDI Advanced Nitrox 2-3 Days Php20,540
TDI Deco Procedures 2-3 Days Php20,540
TDI Adv Nitrox & Deco Procedures 4 Days Php33,540
TDI Helitrox* 2-3 Days Php20,540
TDI Adv Nitrox & Helitrox*  4 Days  Php33,540 
TDI Intro/Adv Nitrox & Deco Procedures Comb.  6 Days  Php51,000 
TDI Intro/Adv Nitrox & Helitrox Comb.*  6 Days  Php51,000 
TDI Extended Range  4 Days  Php41,340 
TDI Trimix Diver* 4 Days Php41,340
TDI Advanced Trimix Diver* 4 Days Php46,540
TDI Advanced Wreck Diver** 4 Days  Php39,000 
TDI Sidemount 2-3 Days Php20,540
TDI Sidemount (Tech option) 3 Days Php27,300
TDI DPV Diver*** 2 Days  Php18,900 
TDI DPV Diver (Tech option)*** 3 Days Php25,740
TDI Gas Blender 1-2 Days Php13,000
TDI Gas Blender & Adv Gas Blender 2 Days Php18,200
TDI Adv Gas Blender (upgrade from Gas Blender) 1 Day Php9,100
IANTD Courses                                                DurationPrice    
IANTD Tek Lite Essentials         2-3 Days Php20,540
IANTD Tek Essentials 2-3 Days Php20,540
IANTD Tek Essentials (if Tek Lite Essentials Certified) 1-2 Days Php13,520
IANTD Adv Nitrox 4 Days Php33,540
IANTD Deep Diver/Adv Nitrox Combined 5 Days Php41,340
IANTD Adv Rec Trimix*  4 Days  Php33,540 
IANTD Deep Diver/Adv Rec Trimix Combined* 5 Days  Php41,340 
IANTD Adv Rec Trimix Plus* 5 Days  Php41,340 
IANTD Deep Diver/Adv Rec Trimix Plus* 6 Days  Php52,000 
IANTD Adv Rec Trimix Plus - Upgrade Only* 1 1/2 Days Php10,920
IANTD Technical Diver 4 Days Php46,540
IANTD Normoxic Trimix* 4 Days  Php46,540 
IANTD Normoxic Trimix Plus* 5 Days Php54,340
IANTD Normoxic Plus - Upgrade Only* 1 1/2 Days Php10,920
IANTD Trimix Diver* 4-5 Days  Php51,740 
IANTD Technical Wreck Diver** 4 Days Php39,000
IANTD Tek Open Water Sidemount Diver 3 Days Php27,300
IANTD Tek Open Water DPV Diver*** 3 Days Php25,740
IANTD Nitrox Gas Blender 1-2 Days Php13,000
IANTD Trimix Gas Blender 2 Days Php18,200
IANTD Trimix Gas Blender - Upgrade from Nitrox 1 Day Php9,100
PADI Courses                                                Duration  Price    
PADI Tec 40         2-3 Days Php25,740
PADI Tec 45 2-3 Days Php25,740
PADI Tec 50 2-3 Days Php25,740
PADI Tec 40, 45, 50 Combined 7 Days Php72,020
PADI Tec Trimix 65* 5 Days Php46,540
PADI Tec Trimix*  4 Days  Php23,400 
PADI Tec Trimix 65 and Tec Trimix Combined* 6-7 Days  Php62,400 
PADI Tec Gas Blender Nitrox 1-2 Days  Php13,000
PADI Tec Gas Blender Trimix 2 Days  Php15,600 
PADI Tec Gas Blender (combined with any Trimix diver course) 1 Day Php13,000
PADI DPV Diver*** 2 Days Php18,980
PADI Sidemount Diver 2-3 Days  Php18,200 
PADI Tec Sidemount Diver 4 Days Php25,740
PADI Drysuit Diver 1 1/2 Days Php13,000

GUE Courses are hosted by Tech Asia for visiting instructors and costs are variable. You will find that different instructors charge slightly different fees and expenses which are best discussed with them for clarity. Tech Asia will charge a Facility Fee and gas fees for each course to cover actual diving expenses. More explanation is found on the GUE Courses page

GUE CoursesPrice    
GUE Fundamentals               POA
GUE Tech 1 Diver POA
GUE Tech 2 Diver POA
GUE Doubles, Drysuit, Triox Primers etc POA

Gas is charged by the liter based on what you actually use. For the sake of example, below are some approximate costs based on filling from empty. If it's a repetitive dive and we are reblending it will cost less. Keep in mind that Instructors gas cost will be divided amongst all divers/students on the dive.

Gas PricesPrice    
EANx 32 in Doubles                Php350.00
EANx 50 in 40cu/ft/ 6 liter tank Php225.00
Oxygen in 40 cu ft/ 6 liter tank (120 bar) Php350.00
Trimix 21-35 in Doubles Php5,250.00
Trimix 18-45 in Doubles Php6,650.00
Oxygen, 3 L at 200bar - fixed rate Php500.00

Tech Asia's own courses in Puerto Galera include BCD and Regulator use if needed. During fun dives and courses taught by other instructors (GUE for example) these are extra. Accessory items are always charged additional rental.,

Equipment RentalPrice    
Regulator - per dive                POA
Complete BCD - per dive Php150.00
Backplate only - per dive Php50.00
Wing Only - per dive Php100.00
Surface Marker Buoy - per dive Php100.00
Spool - per dive Php100.00
Rebreather Tanks - Set of two per day Php750.00
DPV - per dive Php2,340.00