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Address: Plumera St., 96950, Mariana Islands
Phone Number: +1 670-287-1295
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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I have moved my shop behind my house, since I don't really need a retail...

I have moved my shop behind my house, since I don't really need a retail setting anyway, I just need a place to store all the gear and equipment. I offer hotel pick up and drop off for my customers. I offer a full range of scuba certifications from Discover Dive through Divemaster and everything in between. I am also a very experienced dive guide with over 10,000 dives on Saipan. I specialize in private instruction and guiding as I believe it is a much better experience for the customer if I can cater everything specifically to them. I typically book up in advance, so if you want to dive with me, please make reservations ahead of time.

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The most exciting thing to do in Saipan

On every trip I try to do something that scares me a little, and for me this was definitely it I am happy that my first experience was with Harry. He made me feel comfortable and... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
lizz m
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South Korea
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South Korea
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61 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On every trip I try to do something that scares me a little, and for me this was definitely it I am happy that my first experience was with Harry. He made me feel comfortable and did a good job at explaining things at a slow pace. I asked a lot of repetitive questions, but he has a lot of... More 

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Walnut Creek, California
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16 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

I dove with Harry Blalock, owner of Axe Murder Dive Tours. We did 14 dives including 3 night dives (took the PADI night dive class) 2 of which were in the Grotto, Saipan’s signature dive location. The best thing about diving the Grotto at night is we had it all to ourselves. Harry is the only one who dives the... More 

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Adirondacks, New York
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16 reviews
13 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

My father and I did two dives with Harry, owner of Axe Murderer Dive Tours. We were not disappointed! He was helpful answering my numerous questions before our dive, and continued with this service throughout the experience. He picked us up at our hotel, drove us to the dive site (Grotto), and patiently went over the plan for the day.... More 

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harryblalock, Owner at Axe Murderer Dive Tours, responded to this review

Tyler and his dad Brian were some great guys to dive with and get to know. I am always happy to share my knowledge of Saipan and some of my stories with my guests. I've been here 20+ years now so I have seen and experienced a lot during that time. More 

Marshfield, Wisconsin
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

I did my open water certification with Harry in 2013 and booked more diving with him when I came back to Saipan recently. He is a great teacher and awesome dive guide. If you are coming to Saipan to dive contact Harry.

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harryblalock, Owner at Axe Murderer Dive Tours, responded to this review

I had a great time teaching Rebecca to dive and now she is a world class diver! It was awesome to hear some of her stories and to see how she has progressed in her underwater skills. I'm sure I'll be seeing her again soon! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

사이판까지 와서 한국인들에 둘러싸여 단체 다이빙 하고 싶지 않은 분들, 새롭고 특이한 다이빙 경험을 원하는 분들께 적극 추천합니다! 특히 처음 시작하시는 경우 1:1 레슨이어서 너무 좋아요 Word of mouth really is the most reliable advertisement. Only now do I understand all the rave reviews about him here -- Harry is everything he himself as well as everyone who dived with... More 

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harryblalock, Owner at Axe Murderer Dive Tours, responded to this review

We had a tropical storm approaching Saipan when Lizzy was supposed to be diving with me. The storm made all boat dives impossible, and the only dive site that was divable was the Grotto. I explained to Lizzy that we could still do her Advanced certification, it just meant that all the dives had to be in the Grotto. She... More 

Tokyo, Japan
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

Had a fantastic time diving with Harry aka Axe Murderer Dive Tours in Saipan. We went on some great dives, the best being the Grotto to the north of the island. Would thoroughly recommend diving with Harry again. Next time would like to include a few wrecks. Thanks Harry.

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harryblalock, Owner at Axe Murderer Dive Tours, responded to this review

I'm glad Christian enjoyed himself, we had some very good dives together. I am always a little confused when I don't get a 5 star rating. Sometimes you can do everything right, but the person just really doesn't rate anything that highly. Oh well, it will just make me try harder next time. More 

Toronto, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016

Went on very interesting dives and I feel very comfortable with my diving skills. Harry also offers a really good price for dives if you already have your certification. Harry knows all of the best spots to see whatever sea creatures you're looking for! Would be good for families as long as the kids are 10 or older. You don't... More 

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harryblalock, Owner at Axe Murderer Dive Tours, responded to this review

I taught Olivia & Ethan to dive together, they are a brother and sister. I was able to show them turtles, spotted eagle rays, octopus and many types of fish at Lau Lau. It's always fun for me to teach younger students and educate them a little bit about the ocean. More 

Okinawa Prefecture, Japan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016

Harry is the owner of Axe Murderer Tours in Garapan. Shortly after meeting him, it was apparent that I was in for a great time. It was during the first dive (of multiple that I ended up doing with him) that I knew I had made the right choice of dive operators on the island. Harry is a highly qualified... More 

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harryblalock, Owner at Axe Murderer Dive Tours, responded to this review

I hit it off with Dan right away, he is an awesome guy and we had a great time diving and hanging out as well. Dan wanted to do a dive that was very unique, so I told him about a dive that I do occasionally from the Grotto to Bird Island, but I have only ever done it alone,... More 

New York City, New York
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33 reviews
15 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 April 2016

I recently got my open water certification with Harry in Saipan after years of thinking about it and so glad I found him! It was very easy to set up and he was fast and responsive with emails. He has you do the book part of certification online (so you can do it at your own pace) which I thought... More 

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harryblalock, Owner at Axe Murderer Dive Tours, responded to this review

I love teaching people like Hareem how to dive. She was a natural and just fell in love with the underwater world. This is precisely why I prefer private lessons, everything is tailored to the students learning and comfort level. We don't move on to the next thing until they are comfortable with the previous skill. I was very sad... More 

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15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 March 2016 via mobile

A few friends and I travelled to Saipan from Guam and used Axe Murderers Dive Tours and had an absolute blast! Very easy to schedule, very nice guide and very flexible. We wanted to dive some off the beaten path locations and he made it happen. Saipan has some incredible diving and this is definitely the service to use when... More 

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harryblalock, Owner at Axe Murderer Dive Tours, responded to this review

Always great to have some Guam divers coming over to enjoy Saipan. If it is off the beaten path you want, that is one of my specialties! Hope to see you guys back here again one of these days! More 

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