Aqura Dive Centre is delighted to have Pedro Manuel Matos de Afonso Miranda as the Dive Centre Manager.
Pedro Miranda was born and raised in Cascais, Portugal; a PADI IDC staff instructor and an SSI Dive Control Specialist.
With over 20 years of diving experience and 15 years of being a dive professional, he has worked in Europe and Africa. Prior to working at Aqura Dive, he was the senior instructor in one of the biggest dive centres in Koh Lanta, Thailand and was dive center manager for 3 years in Cape Verde, Africa.

Pedro also holds various certifications including Tech Rec Gas Blender, Tec 40, Sidemount, commercial diving, and many other specialty instructor ratings. He speaks fluent Portuguese, English, and Spanish. He also has experience and knowledge with fiberglass speedboats, Yamaha 4 stroke outboard engines, compressor repair & maintenance, and dive equipment repair & maintenance. Pedro is also an involved member of Sea Shepherd, having worked for turtle conservation in Cape Verde.

He speaks fluent Portuguese, English and Spanish, and conversational Indonesian.
“This is an exciting role for me. At Aqura Dive, the true luxury lies in the experiences we offer. I desire not just to meet guests’ expectations, but to exceed them.” enthuses Pedro Miranda, Dive Centre Manager, Aqura Dive.
Aqura Dive Center is a renowned diving facility located in Labuan Bajo and Seraya Kecil Island, Indonesia, hosted by our very own Sudamala Resorts. It offers a range of diving services and experiences for divers of all levels, catering to both beginners and advanced divers. With its prime location, Aqura Dive Center provides easy access to the stunning dive sites in the nearby Komodo National Park.