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Blue Marlin Dive Komodo

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Great diving at blue marlin

Diving with blue marlin is great! They have a cozy restaurant and bar with Good Food and beers for... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
erikbogaers
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Apeldoorn, The Netherlands
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Great dive shop and even better staff

Dove and stayed at the blue marlin to complete my open water certification over two days. First day... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Mike D
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Blue Marlin Dive is part of Indonesia's renowned Blue Marlin Dive, now with over 25 years experience and 5 different locations within Indonesia. Although their resort just opened in 2013, they have over 10 years experience diving Komodo via their...more
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Jl. Soekarno-Hatta, Labuan Bajo, Flores 86554, Indonesia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Diving with blue marlin is great! They have a cozy restaurant and bar with Good Food and beers for after the dive. Fast boats to take you Into the great komodo National park but for sure A very motivated and careful team of instructors and...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Dove and stayed at the blue marlin to complete my open water certification over two days. First day was pretty straight forward to get used to the equipment and getting comfortable in the water which was great thanks to the experienced dive masters. Elisha was...More

Thank Mike D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My girlfriend and I spent 5 days at Blue Marlin for the PADI open water certificate. Elisha is such a great dive instructor, super enthusiastic and extra carefull at the same time! We did 4 dives in the Komodo park and everything went great. The...More

Thank Rocco S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a wonderful 3 days of diving. Equipment was ready for us every day, if there was a problem during checks they were promptly able to fix it or trouble shoot. Dawn is who helped me plan/book the trip. Communications were easy and quick responses,...More

Thank Carla D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had an amazing time on the Ikan Biru liveaboard with Paul and Shannon. This would totally be a five star review if it wasn't for the Blue Marlin dorm where I spent two nights at either end of my diving. The dorm has a bad...More

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Blue_Marlin_Komodo, Manager at Blue Marlin Dive Komodo, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Hannah, Thank you for taking to time to write a review. We're so glad you had a wonderful time on the Ikan Biru! All the team here at Blue Marlin Komodo try their very best to make your experience memorable! We're happy the food...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We‘ve spent a wonderful week at Blue Marlin Dive. From the very beginning we felt more then welcomed and everyone was pleased to work with us. Did my open water here and was so overwhelmned by the beauty under water. We‘ve got to see sooooo...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Completed my first ocean dive and the PADI Open Water course with great instructors (Senders and David), who were very fun, knowledgeable and patient. I would recommend this dive shop to anyone as it is very professional, has great equipment and fun staff! Thank you...More

Thank Dainora M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My partner and I had never dived before and we did the Discover Scuba Diving experience with Shannon. The entire experience from start to end was very professional and extremely enjoyable. These guys and gals are skilled, take diving seriously and know how to have...More

Thank AndyDustin
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A friend and I stayed there for 4 nights and took the open water course. All the staff are super nice pple willing to help you with anything, the boat crews were also amazing. The equipment was in a really good condition and a special...More

Thank GuilleGGM
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A friend of mine recommended me Blue Marlin. As I arrived, the staff was very friendly and welcoming. I booked the dormroom which was good and had AC. 4 beds, towels provided, niceee bathroom, no hot shower, but it's warm enough here :). Consider that...More

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Naxin J
May 31, 2018|
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Response from Yaeko83 | Reviewed this property |
Hi! I did my dives with this school last september, their dives are quite early in the mornings, just make sure you leave the necessary hours between diving and flying :) For the tours, I'd honestly wait until you get to... More
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Sophie W
May 20, 2018|
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Response from Jonas G | Reviewed this property |
Don't mind the dragons. In my opinion, this is a tourist trap. Diving is excellent!
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May 21, 2017|
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Response from tiffanyng | Reviewed this property |
Not sure if you have already been there but I was there end of July and it was peak seasons with lots of dive boats at the same spots so mantas were not at manta point but else where. That said, we saw them at a dive sites... More
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