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Address: | Salang Bay, Pulau Tioman, Malaysia
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+60 19-737 8941
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Independent scuba diving instructor offering padi diving courses and fun...

Independent scuba diving instructor offering padi diving courses and fun dives. I provide a personal service unmatched by any of the dive centers here in Salang Bay on Tioman Island. I cater for individuals and groups, and can make arrangements to suit you personally.

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Easy Breezy- Stress-Free Way To Learn for First Time Divers (OWD)

Firstly, the Guru- Grahame is the fastest to response among all other Diving companies we have checked and tried to enquire from. He is really accommodating, knowledgeable and... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Antoinette G
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Firstly, the Guru- Grahame is the fastest to response among all other Diving companies we have checked and tried to enquire from. He is really accommodating, knowledgeable and real mastery of his craft! It's my first time to diving and of course, I'm nervous every single time I get into the water. Grahame made everything stress free by being very... More 

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Thank Antoinette G
GrahameMassicks, Owner at Scuba Guru, responded to this review

Many thanks for your great review Antoinette! You have mentioned all the key points about what kind of service I like to give to my customers and it is very gratifying to me that you appreciate them. I expect all of my students to be nervous, especially the first timers and the ones who have not dived in a while.... More 

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 17 December 2016

Me and my 3 friends decided on getting our open water diving licenses from Grahame after reading the good reviews on tripadvisor and we were not not dissapointed. Prior to our arrival, he was very helpful in providing information to ensure that our trip there was a smooth one and all our energy would be devoted to diving itself. We... More 

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GrahameMassicks, Owner at Scuba Guru, responded to this review

I am glad that you have good memories of your time here in Salang on Tioman Island. And I thank you for taking the trouble to share your evaluation with the Trip Advisor community. I always try to make sure that my guests have a comfortable journey so that they arrive rested and ready to make the transformation and become... More 

Malaysia
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64 reviews
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Reviewed 6 November 2016

I brought my wife, dad, and his girlfriend to Tioman for a short visit with the Scuba Guru. Gram took my dad's girlfriend on a Discover Scuba Dive from shore just to try it, and my dad tagged along for a fun dive. She had a great time and was very comfortable with Gram's instruction and help while underwater and... More 

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GrahameMassicks, Owner at Scuba Guru, responded to this review

Many thanks Jon – it is always a pleasure to see you and your family when you visit Salang! Your Dad’s girlfriend was actually very easy to look after on her dive. She followed instruction well and is obviously familiar and comfortable in the sea. And it is good to hear that she enjoyed herself. Your Dad also did very... More 

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Reviewed 14 October 2016

I contacted Grahame per email after finding the ferry timetable on his useful website, he responded immediately and helped us even to book accommodation when most of the resorts were fully booked. He even welcomed us on the island and showed us around! It was a great pleasure to dive with him and my friend completed his Advanced Open water... More 

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GrahameMassicks, Owner at Scuba Guru, responded to this review

Hi Yolaine – many thanks for this glowing review!! Charles was actually very good for an Open Water student who hasn’t dived during the past year, so it was a pleasure to help him to upgrade to an Advanced Open Water diver. But I have to say that I got just as much pleasure from watching your progress through the... More 

Auckland, New Zealand
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Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

I have just completed my advanced open water PADI dive course with Grahame in Salang, Tioman. He was very helpful in the organisation of my trip to Tioman from providing ferry timetables to making accommodation bookings which was much appreciated. I completed the course in 2 days, 1 on 1 and had the most enjoyable time. Grahame is very knowledgeable,... More 

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GrahameMassicks, Owner at Scuba Guru, responded to this review

Many thanks for going to the trouble of posting this review and for your kind words with regard to my instructional skills. And so fast too!! I had a fun two days with you and it was great to introduce you to a few of the delights of Tioman diving. Although you seemed slightly nervous about your diving at first,... More 

Poznan, Poland
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9 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 14 September 2016

Grahame (Scuba Guru) is a great instructor, very experienced and efficient. His instructions were always clear and understandable. I did not have any difficulties understanding them despite the fact that my English is far from perfect. We did not have much time but thanks to Grahame, his professionalism and personalized approach I have completed the course and now I am... More 

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GrahameMassicks, Owner at Scuba Guru, responded to this review

Many thanks for your feedback and taking the time and trouble to post to Trip Advisor. Our group of two Polish and one French Canadian Open Water students, with a Malaysian dive master trainee and an English instructor goes to show how international the diving world is! It has appeal across time and space! You and Simon were very intuitive... More 

Penang, Malaysia
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Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

I chose scuba guru because of good reviews from TripAdvisor, thanks! My friend and I took our Advanced Open Water course with scuba guru. The response from scuba guru is quite efficient and very informative. You can always check for more information through his website. He helped us to got our accommodation booked at Kg Salang, Tioman Island. If you're... More 

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GrahameMassicks, Owner at Scuba Guru, responded to this review

Hi May, many thanks for going to the trouble to give feed back to the Trip Advisor community! You mentioned that I helped with your accommodation – this is something I do for many of my guests here in Salang. But if my customers want or need me to, I can also help with bus tickets, taxis, and ferry tickets.... More 

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 7 May 2016

I went to have a course with Grahame on May 2016, at first, I went to take just Open Water Course. Gaining the good experience about diving and the way he share the knowledge to us, it is no brainer decision to take another course with him. So I did take the Advance Open Water course as well. Few of... More 

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1 Thank AlfonzFrithz
GrahameMassicks, Owner at Scuba Guru, responded to this review

My pleasure Alphonz. We were very lucky that Carol, Aaron, and Bryan were such good students – that is what made it possible for us to get your Advanced course completed within your schedule. Many thanks for taking the time and making the effort to write this review. I think that the way you have set out what you see... More 

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Reviewed 24 April 2016

If you try the Open water diving course with Grahame, you will simply get addicted to scuba diving! Me and my partner did the course in April – perfect weather, warm waters, great condions for learning to dive. In the beginning I was a bit uncertain how will I feel when scuba diving, but Grahame managed to introduce the amazing... More 

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GrahameMassicks, Owner at Scuba Guru, responded to this review

Hi Mariya – thank you for this! It was great to meet you and Gary and have you both visit Salang for a few days. Everyone feels a bit uncertain during the Open Water course! Scuba runs against our survival instincts and it must take a while to get over that sensation. I was particularly pleased that you liked my... More 

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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Reviewed 21 April 2016

My friends and I made a poorly planned trip to Tioman Island in an attempt for a quick getaway. Grahame so kindly helped us out with accommodation and managed to squeeze me in for diving lessons. Despite not being able to spend as much time with my friends, I had one of the most amazing time of my life. Grahame... More 

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1 Thank Josephine L
GrahameMassicks, Owner at Scuba Guru, responded to this review

HI Josephine – many thanks for taking the time to write this review! It certainly was a hastily planned and executed trip, and we were all so lucky that I had a gap in my schedule so that I could get things sorted out for you guys! I always try to focus on the needs and abilities of my students... More 

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