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Blue Marlin Dive Gili Trawangan

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West Nusa Tenggara 83352, Indonesia
+62 370 6132424
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Awesome place for dive certification

My friend and I stayed at the resort while getting open water certified- we loved our stay... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Emily G
Quality!

Super friendly and professional team. Very organised staff, fills your morning or even a day full... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Courty H
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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 1 week ago

My friend and I stayed at the resort while getting open water certified- we loved our stay! Laidback vibe, with friendly, professional, and helpful staff. Our instructor, Suyi, was awesome and made getting certified a really fun experience.

Thank Emily G
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Super friendly and professional team. Very organised staff, fills your morning or even a day full of fun. Clean and tidy equipment. Great programs for dive sites. 3 dives per day is full on but definitely worth it at this company. They have comfortable size...More

Thank Courty H
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Reviewed 1 week ago

From start to finish the customer service from all of the staff has been of the highest quality. They really care about their guests and want them to have the best time. I got in touch with the hotel when I had my flight details...More

Thank Claire S
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Me and my partner took a one day course - Discover Scuba diving. The stuff was really friendly and helpful. You can feel the positive vibes all over the place. Amazing!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

So i finished my 3 weeks at work and headed back to blue marlin to start myrescue diver course after doing my advanced 3 weeks earlier. I was blown away at the way this course was run. I had Josie as my instructor for this...More

Thank Jesse O
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Better late than never review. Did my open water course with Suyi in May. Was amazing experience. She is super patient, super enthusiastic and pretty cool too with good knowledge of all the dive sites. The whole vibe of the dive school was really nice...More

Thank Harry G
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had heard great things about Blue Marlin Dive from my friends so I went there to do the open water course and it was the best. Sadly my boyfriend could not dive because of medical reasons but he got to come with us on...More

Thank Guðrún J
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My boyfriend and I dived with Sarah at Blue marlin twice on our trip to Gili T. He did a first time discovery dive and I did a refresher course and dive. Sarah was great at explaining all the important things about diving to our...More

Thank Hayley A
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BlueMarlinDive, Bookings at Blue Marlin Dive Gili Trawangan, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to write this review for us, Hayley. We love taking people to try diving for the very first time and it's even better that you came back for more! We are so glad you had such a...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just came for a few days to Gili-T, walking into Blue Marlins restaurant for lunch. After a quick look around this nice area, decided to go diving after one year break. The people who worked there, were very kind and after half an hour, my...More

2  Thank Carolin P
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BlueMarlinDive, Bookings at Blue Marlin Dive Gili Trawangan, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for writing this review for us, Carolin! We are so happy we could get you back in the water after a year of no diving! We are so lucky to have such amazing marine life living near the Gilis and that...More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This was my first time diving and my husbands fourth time. We did the swimming pool training with Mark (great instructor and certainly has a lot of knowledge). Since they never told us we couldn’t take photos during the dive and asked to a trainee...More

1  Thank Diana S
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BlueMarlinDive, Manager at Blue Marlin Dive Gili Trawangan, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello Diana S Thank you very much for taking the time to write this review. After speaking with team here who looked after you both for your discovery dive, I would just like to give you some feedback about your experience. In regards to your...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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Response from Rachel R | Reviewed this property |
I was on Gili T.
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