Owner and Staff Instructor
With his kind smile and endearing personality, Dirk will ensure you have the best time diving with Dugong Dive Center and will be happy to share his dive stories and knowledge about our beloved Dugongs !
PADI Staff Instructor, SSI Instructor, DAN O 2 Provider Trainer
RAB (Rebreather) Trainer, TDI Gas Blender, MARES Technician
Bauer Compressor Technician, CMAS ***
10 PADI Specialty Courses, Diving since 1982.
Underwater Videographer (VOX, NDR, ABS-CBN, GMA 7, WWF, Lakbay TV)
Member, Philippine Coast Guard Auxiliary- Division Maricaban
Previous experiences :
General Manager, New Directions Diveshop in Cologne Germany (1987 to 1989)
General Manager, Manta Diving Base in Lohifushi Maldives (1989 to 1997)
Owner, Neptune´s Kingdom Diveshop in Pula Kroatia (1995 to 1997)
Owner, King´s Paradise Diveshop in Palawan Philippines (1996-1998)
Owner, Dugong Dive Center in Dimakya Island Palawan Philippines since 1997