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Philippine Mermaid Swimming Academy, Boracay

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Fisheye Divers, Station 2 & Victory Divers, Station 2, White Beach | Fisheye Divers, Station 1 & Victory Divers, Station 3, White Beach, Malay, Aklan Province 5608, Philippines
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Intro mermaid swimming! Old tailes!

Rude and unprofessional staff member and management! All I wanted was a beautiful underwater... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Naomi V
via mobile
Mermazing! 🧜🏽‍♀️💜

I used WhatsApp to message the mermaids about booking and got very quick and happy responses... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Harriet D
via mobile
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Let us make your fantasy come true and escape into the mysterious mythical world of mermaids. Mermaids and mermen of all races, ages and sizes are welcome. Inclusive of mermaids tail, photo op where you will be lead through a series of mermaid posses, mermaid swimming lesson, mermaid certificate issued by the International Mermaid Swimming Instructors Association sent by post. Make sure you bring your water proof camera to document your mermaid experience. Non swimmers not to worry we offer mermaid photo ops with you in mind.
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Fisheye Divers, Station 2 & Victory Divers, Station 2, White Beach | Fisheye Divers, Station 1 & Victory Divers, Station 3, White Beach, Malay, Aklan Province 5608, Philippines
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Rude and unprofessional staff member and management! All I wanted was a beautiful underwater picture with a mermaid tail. We got old stretched out, faded with holes and tares in. The way they treated us I wouldn’t recommend this to anyone! Waist of money! By...More

Thank Naomi V
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I used WhatsApp to message the mermaids about booking and got very quick and happy responses helping me to book the very next day! My Mermaid was the Wonderful Pauline 💜 She made me feel confident and is very knowledgable, she makes the experience feel...More

Thank Harriet D
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Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

Awesome :) fun, dynamic, diverse, you get few fun and cool shots, but even more important, the swim lesson was so much fan! Franziska was an awesome mermaid instructor, showed us loads of tricks and ways to try out the tail, was flexible about the...More

Thank Mirna S
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Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

When my friend suggested to be a mermaid, I didn't know what to expect. But the whole experience was nothing but fun! I would definitely recommend everyone to try the swimming lesson, not just the photo prop. We chose for the private lesson option on...More

Thank Anna S
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Reviewed 3 February 2018 via mobile

I had Anika as my mermaid instructor, she made me feel like I’m in a fairy tale... her mermaid moves are so pretty (and she is hot)! She takes nice pictures too paying attention on how the light works and taught me how to be...More

Thank micamic9
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Reviewed 18 September 2017

this place is just magical. I attended the Mermaid instructor course and even being experienced in Mermaiding this location was just unreal! The lessons are well laid out, and the staff were all friendly and accommodating. Victory Divers brought the beach feel to the course...More

Thank OSmermaidmariah
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Reviewed 12 September 2017

This was one of the highlights of my vacation at Boracay! A very fun experience. We had a great instructor (Gelly) who took amazing pictures of us and made this experience a very memorable one! highly highly highly recommended! Also, it's better to do the...More

1  Thank Stefany K
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Reviewed 5 September 2017

I decided to be a mermaid on my birthday and it was worth it! Took the intro to mermaiding class as well and it's such value for money! My instructor, Megan was knowledgeable and helped me take great photos by the beach, including those of...More

Thank Amni T
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Reviewed 30 March 2017

My friend played golf. So I opened the free Boracay map and saw this. Well I've always wanted to be a mermaid. I met Meagan who let me choose my mermaid tail. It was a 30 minute photo shoot using my phone. We had awesome...More

2  Thank Eve C
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Reviewed 11 January 2017

I'd read about this a few years ago, and it was on the top of my bucketlist. It was a little hard to find, but it was one of the best things I did in Boracay. Our teacher (I can't remember her name) was so...More

2  Thank Cassandra Y
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Meowytravels
12 August 2017|
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Response from PhilippineMermaids | Property representative |
Hi, Our suggestion would be for you to get the feel of the island when you arrive and make your reservation then. The " best time " is entirely up to your personal preference. The tide and time of the month is also a... More
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astventures
2 May 2017|
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Response from PhilippineMermaids | Property representative |
Thank you for bringing this to our attention. We are a member of an association, International Mermaid Swimming Instructors Association( IMSIA ) that process the official mermaid certificates. Please send us an email with... More
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