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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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Gili T diving

Just visited Gili T and dived with Blue Marlin with some friends. We had some excellent dives. The... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Richard D
Great Introduction to Scuba Diving

I just completed my PADI Open Water course at Blue Marlin and I was very happy with my experience... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
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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 4 days 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 2 days 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 6 days 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 4 days 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 6 days 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 5 days 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

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

From the minute we walked in the staff at Blue Marlin were mega lovely and helpful. I actually just wanted to enquire re. the PADI Open Water as I wanted to have a look around at various dive centres, but I ended up starting it...More

Thank Christine D
BlueMarlinDive, bookings at Blue Marlin Dive Gili Trawangan, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi Christine, Thanks for writing a great review about your experience at Blue Marlin. We are very happy that you enjoyed learning how to dive with Mark. He is indeed a great instructor and we do hope that you will come back and dive with...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place to begin or carry on your diving.The staff are excellent are always on hand if you need some advice.The bar staff are great aswell.I Did 15 dives while there including another course .Will defiantly be diving there next year.

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

Hey Brad! Thanks for your kind review! It was awesome having you around for a few days and we are looking forward to seeing you again for some more diving next year!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Myself friend and I did a discovery dive with Blue Marlin this week and I couldn't recommend them highly enough! As a weak swimmer I was quite nervous but the team put me at ease immediately. Gav, our instructor, was very attentive and professional -...More

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

Hi Roisin, Thanks so much for writing such a nice review. We are thrilled that you enjoyed your diving experience with us despite not being a strong swimmer. You are so lucky to have seen a school of Devil rays! I know many dive professionals...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed at Blue Marlin with my fiancé who was not into diving. I dove for 2 Full days where he found other things nearby to entertain himself with. For hotel part, it was clean and good enough size. Very convenient if you also dive...More

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

Hello Kitty C, Thanks for taking the time to write a review. The construction next to our hotel has been an ongoing issue but fortunately we are hoping that it will be finished by the New Year. For people who are a bit heavy with...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had planned to do our open water course while on Gili T and having read other reviews decided to go with Blue Marlin. We were so happy we did, had the best three days. There was just three in our group which was perfect...More

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

And thank you for this fab review! We are so pleased that your course was enjoyable and that you saw lots of amazing things underwater whilst you were learning. Now the oceans are your oyster! Go forth and blow bubbles.....and come and dive with us...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We took the Open Water course at Blue Marlin Dive and it was great! Our instructor Sarah was very professional, helpful, thorough, friendly and patient. Neither of us had ever dived before, barely even snorkled. One of us had some fears about diving, but thanks...More

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

Thanks so much for this great review. There is nothing we like more than teaching people how to dive! We are very happy that you had a wonderful experience with us and the lovely Sarah and we hope that you will come back and dive...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We endedup coming to Gili T to do our open water portion of our dive course. Mike Poole was our instructor and he made us feel super comfortable while having all the fun. We saw turtles, shark and many many other creatures. It was an...More

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

Hello, Thanks for this fantastic review. We are pleased you chose us to complete your Open Water Course and even more happy that you got to see so much awesome marine life! We wish you happy Diving all over the world and hope that one...More

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Sarra L
10 August 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
17 July 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
17 June 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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