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Lutwala Dive

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Address: Halik Beach, West Nusa Tenggara Lombok Utara, Indonesia
Phone Number: +62 877-6549-2615
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Description: Lutwala Dive is a PADI 5* IDC centre based on the beautiful north beach of...
Lutwala Dive is a PADI 5* IDC centre based on the beautiful north beach of Gili Trawangan in Indonesia. Specialising in small groups for scuba diving courses or fun dives Lutwala offers a relaxed and intimate environment. With private beach, cafe and a high standard of equipment Lutwala Dive is a wonderful place for your scuba diving holiday needs.Listed as one of the top 10 travel destinations by both Lonely Planet and The Times, the Gili Islands are a must for tropical island lovers. Lutwala Dive is located on the scenic north beach of Gili Trawangan, away from the noise and bustle of town, but close enough for an evening out.
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We went to Gili without doing much research on the diving, and came across Lutwala upon recommendation. We were not disappointed as the instructors were friendly, easy going, and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 26, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 NEW

We went to Gili without doing much research on the diving, and came across Lutwala upon recommendation. We were not disappointed as the instructors were friendly, easy going, and very professional. The dives were in small groups meaning you got extra attention from the instructors, and we were all able to dive together despite being mixed abilities. Overall, it was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

We were looking for an escape from China during Chinese New Year and wanted a place that my younger daughter (10 yrs old) could finish up her OW certification. We chose Gili T as an alternate to Bali (have dove North East Shore, but not appropriate for a fresh OW student). Having checked the diver operators, we decided on Lutwala... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Just back to HK after a week in Gili T which our group spent the majority of time diving. Lutwala came recommended by the villa we stayed at and it didn't disappoint. We were able to knock out the PADI Open Water and Adventure Deep Dive during the week thanks to the incredible staff at Lutwala Dive. Highly recommend them... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

The instructors are very easy going and accommodating. Had answers to all of my questions, no matter how silly. Their enthusiasm for their job was infectious. The best place to get PADI certified!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We planned to dive with another dive operation closer to the main dock and "downtown" on Gili T, but it turned out to be too far away from Alam Gili where we were staying. Lutwala Dive was just steps away, so we took a chance -- GLAD we did. The dive guides were great. Christian, in particular, is the absolute... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

The instructors, Chris and Bryn were great. We all got our Open Water certificates and two went on to do the Advanced while we were there. Lutwala are very flexible so you can fit the diving training in around your schedule. We did all types of dives and the sea life in Gili has to be seen by scuba diving.... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

This school is in a rather remote area and hence smaller, which we would have liked. However, both the manager and the dive master seemed very disorganized - not giving any info about the dive - forgetting to take material along -mixing open water divers with advanced - having the divers carry all the material to the boat themselves Furthermore,... More 

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LutwalaDive, General Manager at Lutwala Dive, responded to this review

We apologize sincerely for your negative experience with our dive center since we went above and beyond to provide you with good service. We met with you after hours when the dive center was closed and spent over an hour with you answering questions and just generally being friendly. We also agreed readily to lower our prices to match island... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015 via mobile

I recently dove with Lutwala and I had a fantastic time. The groups are small, maximum four people. And we actually were lucky enough to just dive the two of us with a divemaster! We dove three different site over three days and the marine life was awesome! Our guide did a really good job of pointing out even the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015 via mobile

Lutwala was a an excellent choice for us. The guides were friendly, professional and knowledgeable- they pointed out some really neat things we never would have known about otherwise. The groups were small and we were taken care of quite well. We had heard some pretty awful horror stories about safety standards with dive shops in Bali, but this shop... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Anisha was my gf's and my dive instructor and she was pleasant, attentive, patient and fun to dive with. She was thorough in doing all of the dive skills instead of skipping some of them like other dive shops do and she was patient when I constantly forgot what the 'R' was in the SORTED acronym (hint: releases!). We'd highly... More 

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