SCUBA Diving Instructor / Your Teacher

Simone Gerritsen
Simone Gerritsen
Languages spoken:
Dutch, English, German, Indonesian (Bahasa)
Highest certification level:
Course Director / Instructor Trainer
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Additional information:
Europe's first female Course Director since 1993.
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SCUBA Diving Center

Name SCUBA Diving Center:
Thalassa Dive Resort Manado
Website SCUBA Diving Center: (Please mention Dive o'clock)
Manado, Sulawesi
Green Fins Member:

Teaching and Diving Conditions

Confined water dives (confined open water or swimming pool):
We have a pool for confined water practice which is shared with resort guests.
Open water dive conditions:
Housereef has a fixed structure for practicing Peak Performance Buoyancy with visibility between 5 and 20 meters. The best dive sites for course exercises is at Bunaken Island. There, the visibility is between 10 and 30 meters, and water temperatures are at 28 - 30 degrees Celsius.
Classroom details:
We have a fully equipped classroom with AC, studying materials & books, free water tea & coffee is available. Wifi is available at both the classroom and the resort lounge.
Things to see on fun dives:
Green & hawksbill turtles, white- & black tip reef sharks, giant clams, dolphins, around Bunaken. Macro life includes nudibranchs, shrimp, frogfish, seahorses, pipefish etc. The Molas Shipwreck is at our housereef, lying at a depth between 20 and 40 meters.
House Reef:

Additional SCUBA Diving Courses at this Dive Center

Technical diving courses:
Freediving courses:
We can offer Freediving courses: AIDA 1 to 4.
Business related courses:
Marine conservation courses and projects:
Divemaster Internships are available upon request.
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Local Prices

(Indication of your other expenses)
How to get to the SCUBA diving center from the airport:
We offer airport transfers from and to the airport.
Transportation costs of description above:
446000 IDR (USD 31.84)
Low budget accommodation (could be a dormitory):
750000 IDR (USD 53.54)
Low budget meal in a bar/restaurant:
20000 IDR (USD 1.43)
Beer in a bar:
50000 IDR (USD 3.57)

Dive Professional Course Package

SCUBA Diving package:
Divemaster Internship
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Duration of the SCUBA Diving Course

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Team of Dive Professionals

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Dive Course Price offer

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Starting Dates

Every month in 2019
PADI Divemaster Course - Manado, Sulawesi, Indonesia

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