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Address: Salang Bay, Pulau Tioman, Malaysia
Phone Number: 60 9 419 55 55
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B&J Diving Centre is a PADI 5 Star IDC Centre that was established in...

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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Have been to Tioman twice now and stayed and dove with B&J Diving Centre. And when I come back to Tioman, will stay and dive with them again! First time, I was solo in May... read more

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Have been to Tioman twice now and stayed and dove with B&J Diving Centre. And when I come back to Tioman, will stay and dive with them again! First time, I was solo in May 2015. It was a great short and close trip from Singapore and because you don't fly, you can dive on the day you leave or... More 

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Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Had Jason as our wonderful instructor through our 4 day open water diver course! Diving is awesome! B&J accommodation is also beyond my expectation!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My friend and i had a wonderful time when we do our open water diver course at B&J. Our instructor Ms Kara is a very patient & experience! She always calm us and make us feel confident to do every task. I would like to thank you to our instructor so much and me & my friend had successfully get... More 

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Thank Tay W
Nijmegen, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

B&J divers allowed me to learn to dive at my own pace. I had great help from my instructor Stefan with this. After a day of diving there is time to enjoy your free time with the crew of B&J as well

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

Dear Nicole, Congratulations on becoming a PADI Open Water Diver with us on Tioman Island! We're looking forward to your next visit. More 

Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I dived a few times in the region and B&J is the best experience I have ever had. A huge THANK YOU to our instructor Aisyah who is extremely kind, reassuring, patient and professional! We shared really good moments with her and the entire B&J team. Thank you guys, I will be back :)

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

Dear Marion, Thank you for the great compliments which I will gladly forward to your instructor Aisyah. She's indeed a fantastic instructor and we're glad to have her. We're looking forward to having you back for some more dives and/or further dive education. Best wishes and happy bubbles, Martin Ritter Owner More 

Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My sister and I had a great time doing our open water course here. The equipment is high quality and very well maintained. Out instructor Jason was very professional and paid a lot of attention to safety. 5 stars!

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

Dear Jamiel, Congratulations to you and your sister on becoming PADI Open Water Divers! Thanks for giving us 5 Stars! We constantly strive to keep our equipment well maintained and to conduct PADI courses that go beyond the minimum requirements. Do visit us again in the near future! Best fishes, Your B&J Dive Team More 

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

B&J is one of the best dive operations in Malaysia. Very professional and friendly. They are also a good place to learn to dive

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just completed the OWC with B&J at ABC with my boys and nephew. Just a fantastic place for beginners like us, as the entire crew at the centre were very helpful and relaxed. Our instructor Stefan was excellent - patient, knowledgeable and fun, but tough when needed, just right for imparting instructions to a bunch of teenagers. Would most certainly... More 

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

Dear Chuck, We're glad to read that you thoroughly enjoyed your PADI Open Water course with Stefan who is indeed a great instructor. Do return for your next course and/or diving experience. Best wishes and always happy bubbles from your B&J Dive Team More 

Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

My friends and I did our OWD Course at their Salang branch awhile back. There is free access to wifi at the shop. Prior to the trip, we settled on the dates for our course as well as other administrative matters with Martin (a member of the B&J team) through email. He was always prompt in replying to our emails,... More 

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

Dear Evelyn, Thanks for your nice review and Aisha is proud to have been your instructor for the PADI Open Water Course. It's true that we only have a swimming pool at our headquarters in ABC but as you mentioned correctly that can actually be a plus when you're staying in Salang Bay as you will dive from the first... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

My friend and I had an amazing experience taking our open water course at B&J. This is mainly thanks to our instructor Aisyah with who it can never go wrong. She is super nice, fun, safe and very patient. The rest of the team is also really fun and we had a good time with them all. You almost forget... More 

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