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Blue Marlin Dive Gili Trawangan

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West Nusa Tenggara 83352, Indonesia
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My Open water course

I had an excellent time learning to dive doing my open water course with Blue Marlin Gili... read more

Reviewed today
George K
Great staff!

We ate here 3 times during our stay. The staff were great and really attentive. The food was... read more

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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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West Nusa Tenggara 83352, Indonesia
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Reviewed today

I had an excellent time learning to dive doing my open water course with Blue Marlin Gili Trawangan. Our dive instructor, Neil, was really friendly and helpful and a very good teacher explaining what we were going to be doing and why that was important...More

Thank George K
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We ate here 3 times during our stay. The staff were great and really attentive. The food was delicious and we loved the Oreo milkshakes and smoothie bowls! The outside seating area was great and there’s and indoor cover for when it rains. Reasonably priced...More

Thank Shannon D
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We had an amazing few days diving! So much fun! Such professional staff and they made us feel comfortable during our first diving experience! Would definitely recommend Blue Marlin on gili t!

Thank Rosanna P
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Reviewed 2 days ago

One of the original Dive companies on the Gili Islands, it continues to please . Likely one of the most successful places to get one's Dive License. Enthusiatic and popular . It is crowded if you like that. The evening BBQ is simple and good...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My husband and friend did scuba training with these guys. They loved it. their instructor was Sue. She was a great instructor, clear, supportive and friendly. The practise pool was nice and clean. The sign up process was thorough. The briefing and debriefing sessions were...More

Thank Junkeatarian
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We recently completed our open water padi with blue marlin starting with a discovery dive with Josie, she was a great tutor especially with my boyfriend who struggled with his ears. On the 3Rd day I was struck down with illness, the team were fantastic...More

Thank Emily D
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BlueMarlinDive, Bookings at Blue Marlin Dive Gili Trawangan, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you, Emily, for this amazing review. We are very glad we were able to convince you to stay and complete your Open Water Course with us. Unfortunately, illnesses on vacation are just a part of life but we were thrilled that you had the...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Did my OWC in Blue Marlin, David the instructor was very professional and overall it was a great experience. Would definitely recommend

Thank Ulysse R
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BlueMarlinDive, Bookings at Blue Marlin Dive Gili Trawangan, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Congratulations on completing your Open Water Course! Thank you so much for taking the time to write this review for us! We hope to see you again for more diving in the future!

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So good we had to come back 3 times! Location is so good, right on the beach front, the food is really good and there's plenty to chose from! Prices are reasonable also!

Thank donnyhughes
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BlueMarlinDive, Bookings at Blue Marlin Dive Gili Trawangan, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you so much for your review! We hope to see you again soon!

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My very first experience doing diving was with Blue Marlin . Did the DSD with Neil and he was very good at keeping me calm and guide me throughout the whole experience . Signed up for PADI Open Water course and was assigned to Mark...More

Thank Brian C
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BlueMarlinDive, Bookings at Blue Marlin Dive Gili Trawangan, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Im so glad we were able to introduce you to the amazing world of diving and that you enjoyed your time with Instructor Neil and Instructor Mark! Congratulations on becoming an open water Diver we are so glad you felt comfortable enough to move onto...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Our first diving experience and we couldn't recommend Blue Marlin enough! We signed up to the discover scuba diving session before coming to the Gili's after seeing the excellent reviews Blue Marlin had - we were not disappointed. We had never dived before but were...More

Thank Loretta11
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BlueMarlinDive, Bookings at Blue Marlin Dive Gili Trawangan, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

On behalf of Suyi and the rest of our Blue Marlin Team, we would like to thank you for this amazing review. We love taking divers under the water to experience their very first dive! We are so glad you loved it as much as...More

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kevindsouza013
2 April 2018|
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Response from BlueMarlinDive | Property representative |
To book for diving, please just send us an email or come into the dive shop the day before you wish to dive. Our email address can be found on the Blue Marlin website.
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Raluca T
15 March 2018|
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Response from BlueMarlinDive | Property representative |
Hello, You can either vcome into the dive shop the day before you wish to dive or send us an email directly to make a booking. You can find the email address on our website. We are open until 8.30pm every night.
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sarah g
1 February 2018|
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I was on Gili T.
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