Lapu-Lapu Diving Center

A PADI diving school, has trained and certified over two thousand PADI divers (Professional Association of Diving Instructors)since it started operating on Boracay’s tropical paradise in 1987.

It is run and managed by Philippe TUTT and Joel BRODARD, two Swiss nationals both holders of Swiss Instructor’s CMAS & PADI Master Instructor’s qualifications. They originally brought PADI training to Boracay and now their professionalism, dedication and high standards have earned them the outstanding reputation they enjoy throughout Asia.


Provides its students and divers with high quality education and supervision in a relaxed, friendly atmosphere. We offer PADI multilingual courses year round, from entry level all the way to the professional levels.Once a year an Instructor Development Course (IDC) is held in Boracay for the Divemasters and Assistants Instructors who wish to become Instructors; followed immediately by an Instructor Examination (I.E.). Upon its successful completion, candidates are awarded the rating of PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor. BSAC & CMAS Instructors who wish to cross over and become PADI Instructors can contact us for additional information.

LAPU LAPU DIVING CENTER, also organize expeditions to the best diving destinations in the Philippines.
- Tubbataha & Bastera in the Sulu Sea.
- Coron Bay and it’s dozen World War II Japanese wrecks in Northern Palawan.
- Maniguin Island & Panagatan Cays.
- Cuyo Archipelago.
These safaris are made onboard comfortable, fully equipped sailing or motor yachts.

Boracay Island
5608 Malay, Aklan, Philippines
TEL: (63-36) 288-3302