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Universal Diver

#3 of 9 things to do in Pulau Perhentian Besar Features Animals
140 Seberang Air Keruh, Pulau Perhentian Besar, Malaysia
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A good and pro diving center

We had a very good time with universal diver. We made boat fun dives twice a day for all our 5 days... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Jean-Marc G
via mobile
Excellent Diving Experience

My daughter got her Open Water Certificate at Universal Diver at Perhentian Big Island and I did... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Jean P
Baarn, The Netherlands
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140 Seberang Air Keruh, Pulau Perhentian Besar, Malaysia
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We had a very good time with universal diver. We made boat fun dives twice a day for all our 5 days stay in Besar. They are very good, the equipment was in good state (bcd and regulators) and we dove in most of the...More

Thank Jean-Marc G
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My daughter got her Open Water Certificate at Universal Diver at Perhentian Big Island and I did the Deep Dive Specialty. The people at Universal Diver make you feel at home, they're nice friendly and you can have a good laugh wit them. Definitely a...More

Thank Jean P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Ali and Charlotte are back in full charge of Universal Divers and because of this I did 40 dives in the three weeks! Anybody who dived with them in 2016 and were disappointed do not worry things are back to the good old days. Very...More

Thank johngreenburgh621
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Had some really amazing dives with Universal Divers! Beautiful dives, great diveshop and the dive instructors were awesome - experienced, helpful and very friendly! Also, the more you dive, the cheaper it gets. Would love to have taken some courses with them!

Thank Camilla L
Reviewed 26 June 2017

We did our AOW certifcate with Caroline and we really had a great time. Unfortunately, we struggled in the beginning with some stomac issues and had to postpone the dive course which was not a big deal for the crew. Caroline was really serious and...More

Thank Ina_Swiss
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

We visited Universal Divers in June 2017 and found them to be an excellent dive center. Organized, well informed about their divers, patient and above all, experienced with Perhentian and diving. Planned 6 dives through the package and it was methodically planned. Very focused on...More

Thank Shazyean
Reviewed 18 June 2017

We arrived at Tuna Bay and walked around, looking for a reputable dive centre. We had noticed Universal Diver when we docked at the wharf and checked it out first. The dive centre seemed well organized, friendly and professional so I spoke with Ali, a...More

Thank Hanerman
Reviewed 30 May 2017

We booked a six dive package with Universal Diver through Tuna Bay Resort as part of their dive package. According to the itinerary it was set up as two three dive days. We asked if we could change it to three two dive days and...More

Thank karen6490
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

High praise for Universal Divers. The operation is very professional: competent dive masters, great equipment, well organized and 3 dives a day always running on time and very efficient and smooth operations. The boats work well and gives easy in and out of the water...More

Thank flemingvoetmann
Reviewed 13 May 2017

We had a great diving experience. Martin Morales is a good, focused and relaxed instructor. Equipment is good and diving surrounding beautiful

Thank timvanhasselt
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24 July 2017|
Response from johngreenburgh621 | Reviewed this property |
The period that you are inquiring about will be at the end of the diving season as the monsoon will be imminent. I suggest you inquire directly to Universal Divers. The children can undertake Bubblemaker and Discover Scuba... More