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Address: Salang Bay, Pulau Tioman, Malaysia
Phone Number: 60 9 419 55 55
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Description: B&J Diving Centre is a PADI 5 Star IDC Centre that was established in 1987...
B&J Diving Centre is a PADI 5 Star IDC Centre that was established in 1987 and is run by a Malay/German/Swiss management team. It has dive centres in two locations on Tioman Island in Malaysia (Salang Bay and Air Batang Bay aka ABC).B&J has launched it's own upper market hotel (Tioman Dive Resort) in January 2012 to serve our clients even better.We take pride in providing the highest quality dive education for our customers as well as enjoyable leisure diving trips for already certified divers. B&J has a 100% safety record since it's existence and we constantly invest in maintaining/upgrading our equipment. Dive equipment is well maintained and regularly replaced, the air is tested for purity, the dive boats are large and comfortable and the dive groups are kept small.It might not be known to many but Tioman Island is home to some of the healthiest coral reefs and a myriad of marine life. B&J has been there from the beginning and has helped maintain these reefs by organizing regular environmental events such as cleanup days, COT (Crown Of Thorns) collections and more. B&J has been awarded several times by PADI for it's "Outstanding Contribution to Divers Education" and also as a “Project AWARE Environmental Achievement Award Winner”. B&J is also a “Go-Eco Operator” and a “Longitude 181 Ambassador”, promoting environmentally safe diving with a strict no glove and no touch policy. As a PADI 5 Star IDC (Instructor Development Center), B&J is amongst the top dive centers in Asia and the very experienced instructors teach all courses from beginner to instructor level. B&J is further a DSAT and IANTD Technical Diving Facility and provides DAN O2 Provider courses.If you like to see some of the most beautiful coral gardens in the South China Sea, a vast variety of tropical reef fish, turtles, sharks, cuttlefish and some of the best spots for nudibranchs in the world, then you shouldn’t miss a visit to Tioman Island.Two Tank dive trips for certified divers are organized daily and you have the choice of additional afternoon boat dives or night dives. If you prefer to take it more relaxed, then you should head for some great muck diving on the house reefs. Nitrox is readily available.Technical divers are drawn to Tioman to either enrol in more training and to visit some of the most spectacular wrecks in the world, HMS Repulse and HMS Prince of Wales. Next to diving we assist you with transfer and accommodation bookings or invite you to join one of our regular cleanup efforts to protect the ocean.
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B&J is a great dive center. The staff was very friendly and easy going (especially Nic, James, and Clara. Booking with them was very simple and there were no surprises at all... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 24, 2015
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

B&J is a great dive center. The staff was very friendly and easy going (especially Nic, James, and Clara. Booking with them was very simple and there were no surprises at all. While there I took my advanced open water certification and was quite pleased with the entire process. After I was done with the course I did some fun... More 

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Puchong, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

I am lucky to have Jason Lapine as my instructor, he knows the concept of knowledge transfer, i enjoyed every single bit of my time under him for the advance level in padi dive program. I wanted to give them a 5 star review, as i had a very nice experience there before, unfortunately, the rest of my team, that... More 

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Martin_Ritter, Owner at B&J Diving Centre, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you very much for your constructive review. We're glad that you had an amazing time becoming a PADI Advanced Open Water diver under our instructor Jason. We'll also gladly take your comments to heart about the other members of your group who took their PADI Open Water course with us. To be fair to the instructor, the... More 

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

My boyfriend had been to B&J diving before and had a great time, so we returned to the place for this reason. The rating would have been excellent if we hadn't had a small misunderstanding with the booking at the beginning of the trip. The dive guides/masters were very good, reliable kit, very clear explanations of open water instruction from... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

I've read the reviews about B&J Diving Center and was pleasantly surprised that the dive center exceeded my expectations. The overall cleanness and organization of the dive center was spot on and there's even a shop selling various dive gear and a bar/restaurant right next to the dive center. We took a PADI Advanced Open Water course from 8th August... More 

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Bosch en Duin, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

It was a lovely experience. There is a lot to see and do. I really hope I can visit it again sometime :).

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

This was my third time to Tioman and my first time staying with B&J and boy do they not disappoint. Our dive masters were very friendly and they explored parts of the reef where the other divers don't go. As a result we saw lots of cool stuff and had a lot of fun underwater. Rental equipment rather well maintained.... More 

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Martin_Ritter, Manager at B&J Diving Centre, responded to this review

Hi Peter, Thanks a lot for your honest review and also thanks for bringing these few kinks to our attention. The leaking Regulator is caused by the cable tie securing the mouthpiece becoming loose, allowing water to seep inside when you breath. I personally checked these a few weeks ago but it looks as if some may need replacing again.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

First and foremost, I would like to take this opportunity to thank B&J Diving Centre for the awesome experience we had for the total of 4 days and 3 nights in the beautiful island of Tioman. It's diving and nothing could go wrong, fact number one. Secondly, the majestic island of Tioman, what could be possibly wrong? And thirdly, a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

We decided to do our open water PADI with B&J due to the great reviews and we were not dissappointed. James instructed our group of 4 and he was great through out our 4 days there, remaining professional and helping us through each step of the way. I felt very informed and safe whilst doing each task set out whether... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

We just completed our open water certification and went over to B&J for a few fun dives. The entire team there is extremely professional, for us Eva and Javier particularly stood out. Eva was our Dive Master and she made sure we had the best diving experience over the weekend. Considering we were all fairly new divers she was extremely... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

B&J Diving Centre instructors were professional and very patient, they ensured I had all the skills and knowledge prior going for the open water dive. I had completed my confined water course with a different school and came to B&J Diving school as a referral case. They (Nick and Freddy) answered all my questions and ensured that the confined water... More 

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