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Address: Jl. Silayukti, Padangbai 80872, Indonesia
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+62 363 41516
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 19:00
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Geko Dive first opened in June 1997. It is the longest operating dive...

Geko Dive first opened in June 1997. It is the longest operating dive centre in Padang Bai. Geko Dive has been a PADI Resort since 1998, and is now a PADI 5 Star Resort and TecRec facility. We are fortunate to have one of Bali's best dive staff. Together, the Geko Dive Team can guide and teach in Balinese, English, French, German, Spanish, Indonesian and Japanese. All of our dive guides are excellent divers, with years of working experience on Bali's dive sites. At the same time, SCUBA remains a passion first and foremost. Diving with Geko Dive has always been fun and serene. To make sure that it stays this way, we are not planning to get any bigger than we already are. Dive factories and diving in large herds are not things that the Geko Dive Team enjoys. Diving should be a personal experience! We therefore keep dive groups small (4 max and often less), with similarly experienced divers together. We believe all our guests deserve the ultimate diving adventure with utmost enjoyment and safety.

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Many times I have come to this shack owned by an Australian and Frenchman how they haven't killed each other over these years I don't really understand but they still... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 28 December 2016
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Shanghai, China
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Shanghai, China
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25 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Many times I have come to this shack owned by an Australian and Frenchman how they haven't killed each other over these years I don't really understand but they still on.....Seriously this place is spot on to come to relax and chill out, they are humorous guys and always having a laugh and joke which is what a holiday should... More 

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GekoDiveBali, Manager at Geko Dive, responded to this review

Dear jimmgraham, Thanks for your glowing review!! We do indeed have quite an eclectic management team here at Geko - but this only adds to the fun and enjoyment for our guests! We aim to offer our divers the best services we can and this does include picking your dive sites wherever possible, small groups (max. 4 divers per divemaster)... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

It was amazing! Thanks to the whole crew! We had our first dive experience and it was indescribable! We were told everything from the smallest flipper swing to life-saving exercises, very carefully and with lots of fun to take the excitement. Our diving instructor was very professional and made us feel exceptionally comfortable! I can recommend Geko Dive absolutely and... More 

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GekoDiveBali, Manager at Geko Dive, responded to this review

Dear Be J, Thank you for taking the time to write a review of Geko Dive - it sounds like you really had an awesome time on your Discover Scuba Diving experience...and why wouldn't you? We're so glad you felt that your instructor took great care of you and took the time to fully explain all aspect of your introduction... More 

Shanghai, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

I have always wanted to scuba diving and at 49 finally did it. Geko staff got me trained and felt confident from the start. Went down to 12 m and now look forward to go even deeper next time.

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GekoDiveBali, Manager at Geko Dive, responded to this review

Dear mjrohrer, Thanks for the review! We are so happy you finally got to try diving - just goes to show it's never too late! It's great you felt confident in the water and with Geko...we can't wait for you to return and dive even deeper on the Open Water course. Happy bubble trails.... More 

Cobble Hill, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

We did 2 dives. A refresher that was a 3 out of 5. And a drift dive/muck dive Lots of fish and soft coral. There was a lot of dead coral. Currents made it good for a drift dive. There were a lot of man made items in the bay with new coral growing on it. (Old washing machines and... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

Cedric and team provide a warm environment for learning Scuba diving. The way they guide you through the diving technique is second to none! There facilities are clean and provide an excellent backdrop for learning how to dive. Coming to the dive - I had time only for doing the discover scuba diving program but this was one of the... More 

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Graz, Austria
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

We spent three days diving with Geko dive and had a very good experience!! The staff is nice, the dive sides are great, lunch is good - whole atmosphere was welcoming! We saw shark point, white sand beach, went to dive with mantas and saw the USAT liberty. Furthermore the team invited us to have dinner with them, what was... More 

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Visalia, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

We told our resort we wanted to dive, they called Geko Dive, and after that we wanted for nothing! The amazing team at Geko Dive sorted all the equipment, and we enjoyed two amazing dives. The dive shop/restaurant is right at the harbor, and we were literally in the water ten minutes after we left Geko Dive. It also meant... More 

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Khao Lak
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

I have had roughly 700 dives with Geko spanning 11 years. The staff are professional and friendly and I mean all the staff including the bosses. I have seen people do their open water and advanced courses and this is done properly and safely. The atmosphere in the dive centre is exactly what you need when on holiday, keep it... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

We planned and saved for a year to spend some time diving in Bali, first with Geko Dive in Padang Bai (we have used them for years and always been pleased) and then on to Paradise Dive in Tulamben. We had not planned on diving Komodo. However, all of our wayward dive gear (without our permission) decided to join a... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

I spent an amazing morning with Geko Dive. The dive shop is really nicely set up and quite cozy, something a lot of other shops are missing. I loved the fact that it had sand on the inside too. The crew was really helpful and organized when setting up equipment and loading the boat. I have my own gear so... More 

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