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Big John Scuba

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Semporna 91308, Malaysia
+60 89-785 399
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Very professional!

I did my Advance Open Water with BJ in Mabul island. Everything was perfect, specially my... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Carolina M
via mobile

Did not plan to start with diving during my vacation in Malaysia but finally I made the Open Water... read more

Reviewed 6 December 2017
Jan H
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A small company with a BIG heart.. and passion for customer safety and satisfaction.
  • Excellent84%
  • Very good11%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“mabul island” (39 reviews)
“dive master” (36 reviews)
“home stay” (5 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Semporna 91308, Malaysia
Semporna 91308, Malaysia
+60 89-785 399
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I did my Advance Open Water with BJ in Mabul island. Everything was perfect, specially my instructor Mark who is very patiente and professional, making the learning easy and funny. The accommodation was also very good, and the whole BJ team is nice and kind....More

Thank Carolina M
Reviewed 6 December 2017

Did not plan to start with diving during my vacation in Malaysia but finally I made the Open Water and Advance with Big John scuba and it was amazing experience, hope ill have chance to come back again. PS: Mark and Tina are the best...More

Thank Jan H
Reviewed 1 November 2017

We booked out Advanced open water and sipadan diving trip with Big John Scuba. from the very first email sent to finishing the week off diving at sipadan the whole experience was amazing. Mark and Tina our dive instructors and main contacts were really friendly,...More

1  Thank Dotsie2118
Reviewed 23 October 2017

Amazing stay. Good scuba dive. As well the staff as the equipment was good. The buffet was amazing. !

1  Thank Frank v
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

The boats go fast! The staff is friendly, talkative and welcoming. The food is delicious with a nice variety of meats, veggies and carbs. I always felt like I was getting plenty of nutrition and energy for diving. Room was clean with private bathroom. And...More

1  Thank Adam L
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

I really had a fantastic time with this crew. So nice and inviting. Equipment in good condition! They even had a prescription mask for me to use!!! Sipadan is a dream come true and Big John helped make it happen, even last minute!

Thank JulesMarMar
Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

I booked a trip through big John to do my aow and dive Sipidan. On arrival to tawau airport I was met by local guys that drove me to semporna and I checked in to the lovely semporna inn. Semporna is an interesting place and...More

2  Thank Tyler_deallio
Reviewed 10 October 2017

I travelled solo with Big John Scuba and had a fantastic time on a 2D1N excursion. I may have lucked out because it was relatively quiet, but I got: - A professional instructor all to myself - Saw some amazing wildlife on the dives -...More

2  Thank foaf
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

Big John Scuba's dive crew is professional and friendly. Had a blast spending three days diving there. Food is good, comfortable rooms, nightly entertainment brought to you by the staffs themselves. It is definitely the best choice and I recommend you also. Mark and Tina...More

2  Thank jaeopoli
Reviewed 19 August 2017

TL:DR – Big John is only friendly if you’re bringing in a BIG group and pay up WAY IN ADVANCE. My first experience with Big John was in 2007 in a big group of about 20 divers. Summary of that trip: it was enjoyable. Everything...More

8  Thank epep888
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