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Blue Marlin Dive Gili Trawangan

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West Nusa Tenggara 83352, Indonesia
+62 370 6132424
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Excellent first dive experience

I did the discover diving course as a first timer for 950k IDR. After a quick briefing I started in... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Adrian M
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Open water dive course with Neil

NEIL was super chilled and very professional. Squashed any anxiety we had about doing the open... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Aimee A
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Blue Marlin Dive is the original and longest established PADI dive resort on the beautiful Gili islands. Set up in 1992 by renowned technical diver and instructor Simon Liddiard, Blue Marlin has grown to be a successful PADI 5-Star Instructor Development Resort and TDI technical diving facility. We offer daily recreational and technical dive trips for certified divers, a complete range of PADI recreational courses from beginner to instructor level and a luxury diving liveaboard based in Komodo national park. An award-winning TDI and IART technical facility, we specialize in Enriched Air Nitrox, Tri-mix, Buddy Inspiration and Evolution, and JJ Closed-Circuit Rebreather training. We have a full service dive resort with a restaurant, bar & on-site accommodation. Let our clear warm waters, swaying palm trees and no-motorized traffic ensure your holiday is a memorable one.
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I did the discover diving course as a first timer for 950k IDR. After a quick briefing I started in the pool for about 40 minutes and learnt all the essential skills. My instructor Matthew was very good at explaining how to do each skill...More

Thank Adrian M
BlueMarlinDive, bookings at Blue Marlin Dive Gili Trawangan, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hey there Adrian! Thanks so much for this great review. We are very pleased that you enjoyed your Discover Scuba Experience with Matt. I hope that you do continue and get your Open Water License. Underwater is a great place to be and there is...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

NEIL was super chilled and very professional. Squashed any anxiety we had about doing the open water course super quick and went the extra mile to make sure we were confident and competent under the sea. The blue marlin crew are awesomeMore

Thank Aimee A
BlueMarlinDive, bookings at Blue Marlin Dive Gili Trawangan, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hey Guys! Thank you for writing a review about your experience at Blue Marlin. We are very happy that you enjoyed learning to dive with us and hope that you have many more adventures in the ocean. Next step is the Advanced Course!! Perhaps you...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went to Blue Marlin just to do a discover scuba diving course and i loved it so i went on to take my open water course, and it was a great experience. Thanks to my instructor Neil who was very helpful, answering all my questions...More

Thank William S
BlueMarlinDive, bookings at Blue Marlin Dive Gili Trawangan, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you very much for your review. We are very happy that you enjoyed learning to dive with us here at Blue Marlin and hope that you will come back and see us again one day.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just in one word: Awesome. The are professional and help you out with everything. Sarah is a really good instructor, verry patience and fun. I'll come back for more dives!More

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BlueMarlinDive, bookings at Blue Marlin Dive Gili Trawangan, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for your review. It sounds like you had a great experience learning how to dive with Sarah. Now you can go diving all over the world and tell everyone how much fun you had at Blue Marlin! It would be great if one day...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Its a nice hotel. You can choose, room with balcony or terrace If you choose with terrace,you will have view from your room is pool And they have dive facility too And the staf is really help full

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BlueMarlinDive, bookings at Blue Marlin Dive Gili Trawangan, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. We are very happy that you enjoyed your stay with us and appreciate you taking the time to write a few words. Thank you and we hope you come back and see us again one day.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went for Beginners Discovery Dive. Cannot praise how patient Sarah (out instructor) was with me. Though I know swimming but the game is of breathing with mouth and keeping calm. On both these front I panicked ! Both in swimming pool during training and in...More

Thank mhtsxn
BlueMarlinDive, other at Blue Marlin Dive Gili Trawangan, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello and thank you for writing such a lovely review. We are thrilled that with the help of Sarah you managed to overcome your fears and enjoy a little of what the ocean has to offer beneath the surface! We hope that we have passed...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If I could give 10/10 I would!! Absolutely loved my 3 days completing my Padi and wished I could have stayed longer. Initially I only wanted to do the introduction to diving but enjoyed that so much, felt confident and supported by my fantastic instructors...More

Thank missaray89
BlueMarlinDive, bookings at Blue Marlin Dive Gili Trawangan, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Well thanks so much for this excellent review. We are very happy indeed that you had a wonderful time with us learning how to dive with Firman! We try to make everyone who visits Blue Marlin part of our family and we do hope that...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just visited Gili T and dived with Blue Marlin with some friends. We had some excellent dives. The equipment was in good condition, dive and boat briefings excellent and everybody was very friendly. A big thanks to Eggy our dive guide who was professional, fun...More

Thank Richard D
BlueMarlinDive, bookings at Blue Marlin Dive Gili Trawangan, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello Richard. Thanks very much for taking the time to write a review about your time with us. We are pleased you had some great dives with Egy and that you managed to do some tech diving with the amazing Theresia as well. You are...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I just completed my PADI Open Water course at Blue Marlin and I was very happy with my experience. Our instructor Mark was fantastic, he created a really relaxed teaching environment but was really profesional which helped my girlfriend with her nerves. Special shout out...More

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BlueMarlinDive, bookings at Blue Marlin Dive Gili Trawangan, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks so much for this kind review. We love introducing people to diving because we love it so much! We are very pleased that you had a great first time experience with Mark and Robyn. We do hope that you will go on to become...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We booked our visit to Gili T on a whim whilst staying in Jimbaran to do some more scuba diving. Prior to my dives with Blue Marlin I was not a confident diver (completed open water only last year in Greece). Instructors Gav, Adi &...More

Thank Micky Q
BlueMarlinDive, bookings at Blue Marlin Dive Gili Trawangan, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello Mickey Q, Thanks for this lovely review. We are delighted that we were able to improve your confidence underwater and show you some amazing marine life too! Please do come back and dive with us again. Maybe you should think about getting your Advanced...More

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Sarra L
August 10, 2017|
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Response from BlueMarlinDive | Property representative |
Hi Sarra, I have just sent you an email with the info you were looking for.
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Debasmita B
July 17, 2017|
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Response from BlueMarlinDive | Property representative |
Hi, We have lockers available at the dive shop for your valuables. Regards
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Marie A
June 17, 2017|
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Response from BlueMarlinDive | Property representative |
Hello, All of the operators on the main beach road are good to go with. They offer full and half day tours around all 3 Gili islands for a good price. Unfortunately Blue Marlin only offer Scuba Diving.
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