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Address: 140 Seberang Air Keruh, Pulau Perhentian Besar, Malaysia
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Very friendly and professional staff, great service.

I lived in nearby Alunan resort and made 2 dives, one snorkling trip and took my wife here for the discovery dive. All was a great experience. Charlotte - the manager - has a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 9, 2015
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Prague, Czech Republic
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

I lived in nearby Alunan resort and made 2 dives, one snorkling trip and took my wife here for the discovery dive. All was a great experience. Charlotte - the manager - has a great team of instuctors here and sometimes dives as well. Niko - the German instructor - made the best discovery dive I have ever seen. My... More 

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Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Went there with my friends for their open water diving course. I would say Universal Divers have the best staff I've ever met! From their manager till the boatmen. They're all very friendly and funny. It makes you feel so welcomed. You can just hang around there the whole day and just chat with them. The dive master are all... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Amazing and charismatic trainers, beautiful reefs and a very detailed guide on diving for first-timers like me. Highly recommend this place. Ali and Alvaro are the absolute best!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

I recently completed my PADI open water here and I could not fault them, the teaching was excellent and completely tailored to me, we went at my own pace spending time on anything that I wasn't so good at and moving quickly through aspects that I found easier. The dives we went on throughout the course and afterwards were excellent... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 via mobile

Fun, educational and memorable mainly thanks to the instructors and fellow colleagues despite the trauma of sitting for exams which we did together 22 years ago. Special shout out to Alvaro, Ali and Mirco who made it really special. Cheers from Jon and KT.....

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Kuala Terengganu, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

guys, who want to dive? yes..this is the place..highly recommended 1.big boat: very the comfortablest for diver 2.dive crew: highly professional..all of them: charlotte, ali, alvaro, fayed, abg man captain, zainul, and others. 3.dive system: neat and practical: wet room, place for assemble tank, bcd, place for rinse the dive gear, love this place so much.. i will be back... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

I've dived with several good outfits in Malaysia and happy to say Universal maintain that high standard. It was the May holiday weekend and a full house but all went smoothly with the full boat for many dives. They have a big boat which although a bit slower to the dive sites, is far more comfortable and easier to dive... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

We did it! We tried Scuba Diving for the first time, what an awesome experience. Professional and friendly, they gave good instructions and taught us well. We will be back for the PADI cert.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

I would highly recommend DM Ali and Instructor Alvaro to anyone who wants to do a course or go for a fundive at Perhentian Island! Having worked at a dive company myself I know the importance of good staff, and I had extremely fun dives with Ali while my boyfriend were enjoying his OWD with Alvaro. We were at Perhentian... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

I've been diving with Universal Diver (UD) since 2011 and what keeps me coming back year after year is their amazing staff! Everyone, from Charlotte the superwoman (dive manager), instructors (I did my OW and AOW with them), divemasters and boat crew were super friendly, competent, professional and fun! :D Ali the DM is a true gem - he is... More 

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