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Blue Marlin Dive Gili Trawangan

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West Nusa Tenggara 83352, Indonesia
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Best first diving experience

Everything is organized so well! They are professional, fun, attentive, caring & patient. Great... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Natasha K
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Dont hesitate and dive !

My Dive experience begin just from curiosity but once I was down there cannot helped myself and I... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
A TripAdvisor Member
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Blue Marlin Dive is the original and longest established PADI dive resort on the beautiful Gili islands. Set up in 1992 by renowned technical diver and instructor Simon Liddiard, Blue Marlin has grown to be a successful PADI 5-Star Instructor Development Resort and TDI technical diving facility. We offer daily recreational and technical dive trips for certified divers, a complete range of PADI recreational courses from beginner to instructor level and a luxury diving liveaboard based in Komodo national park. An award-winning TDI and IART technical facility, we specialize in Enriched Air Nitrox, Tri-mix, Buddy Inspiration and Evolution, and JJ Closed-Circuit Rebreather training. We have a full service dive resort with a restaurant, bar & on-site accommodation. Let our clear warm waters, swaying palm trees and no-motorized traffic ensure your holiday is a memorable one.
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West Nusa Tenggara 83352, Indonesia
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Everything is organized so well! They are professional, fun, attentive, caring & patient. Great instructors - especially Mark who was extremely attentive under water too and quite the funny/goofy one which made that much better! Highly recommend

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My Dive experience begin just from curiosity but once I was down there cannot helped myself and I had to finish the open water. The whole team of Blue Marlin on Gili T is fabolous and they sure are best at what they do on...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

What do I really like about a dive centre? Blue Marlin has helped me put a finger on it. A pick up from hotel at the time they said they would be there (a first for me) Small dive groups and a small ratio of...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I highly recommend Blue Marlin. Everything and everyone is super professional, from the equipment, facilities, organisation to the very nice team. I had the opportunity to dive on three different days with three different DM who were all great. After a year and a half...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

We went diving at Blue Marlin dive two weeks ago. Two of us we're open water certified and one did a DSD. We did two fun dives in total (since the DSD is a dive in the pool + an open water). Blue Marlin arranged...More

Thank Sander B
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BlueMarlinDive, book at Blue Marlin Dive Gili Trawangan, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi Sander, Thanks for this great review. We are super pleased that you had fun diving with us. Safety is our first priority so as an uncertified diver Davide did the right thing with your friend. We do hope that they enjoyed it so much...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

We visited Gili T for 4 nights as part of our honeymoon. We had no plans on diving but happened to walk past Blue Marlin on our first day and decided to pop in for lunch. By the time we left an hour later we...More

Thank Piran D
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BlueMarlinDive, Bookings at Blue Marlin Dive Gili Trawangan, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you Piran for the wonderful review! We are so happy you chose to spend part of your honeymoon in the Gilis! We're so glad you enjoyed the diving here as well as the amazing Mark as your instructor. We hope to see you back...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Thank you Blue Marlin for the 3-day open water course! Had an amazing time, the atmosphere is great. Suyi was such a good instructor, couldn’t be happier. She helped me through the maskremoval which I didn’t like, and I aced it later in the ocean!...More

Thank Ebba H
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BlueMarlinDive, bookings at Blue Marlin Dive Gili Trawangan, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thanks very much for your great review! We are thrilled to bits that you had a great time learning how to dive with Suyi who is bubbly both underwater and on the surface! We are in the process of getting new chairs so when you...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Just got back from a 17 day diving holiday in Indonesia, with 10 spent on Gili T. Had arranged to do all my diving with Blue Marlin, and wasn't disappointed. Where to start? All the staff were fantastic. They are such a tight knit crew,...More

Thank Andy J
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BlueMarlinDive, Bookings at Blue Marlin Dive Gili Trawangan, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you so much for your review Andy! It was so great to have you guys dive with us and join our family here. You were such a joy to be around every day! Glad you had such a great time diving in Komodo. Come...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was my first time on Gili Trawangan and I decided to do my Open Water Course. My dive instructor was Mark. I had an amazing time learning to dive so I decided to do the Advanced Course, too! This was a good decision, not...More

Thank An B
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BlueMarlinDive, bookings at Blue Marlin Dive Gili Trawangan, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Congratulations on completing your Open Water and Advanced certifications with us here at Blue Marlin! Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review. Mark is an amazing instructor so we are not surprised you enjoyed learning how to dive with him...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We did discover scuba dive and our experience was fabulous. Neil our dive instructor was so amazing, he has great sense of humour and amazing attitude. Course started with theory followed by pool session and dive at the end. We were scared for our first...More

Thank Jay J
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BlueMarlinDive, bookings at Blue Marlin Dive Gili Trawangan, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

What a great review! Thanks for taking the time to write a few words about your experience. Neil is indeed a great instructor and we are lucky to have him on the team! We do hope that one day you will come back and dive...More

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kevindsouza013
2 April 2018|
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Response from BlueMarlinDive | Property representative |
To book for diving, please just send us an email or come into the dive shop the day before you wish to dive. Our email address can be found on the Blue Marlin website.
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Raluca T
15 March 2018|
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Response from BlueMarlinDive | Property representative |
Hello, You can either vcome into the dive shop the day before you wish to dive or send us an email directly to make a booking. You can find the email address on our website. We are open until 8.30pm every night.
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sarah g
2 February 2018|
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I was on Gili T.
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