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Big John Scuba

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Semporna 91308, Malaysia
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Diving 3D2N

Hey, I booked a 3d2n package with BigJohn. This includes transport from and to Semporna. Also I... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
WLong L
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Cologne, Germany
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More than just a place to stay! Lovely experiences with Big John Scuba

Where to start? We had many great experiences with Big John Scuba! We hadn´t booked anything... read more

Reviewed 19 March 2018
Salomé T
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A small company with a BIG heart.. and passion for customer safety and satisfaction.
  • Excellent84%
  • Very good11%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“mabul island” (41 reviews)
“dive master” (34 reviews)
“fun dives” (17 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Semporna 91308, Malaysia
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"mabul island"
in 41 reviews
"dive master"
in 34 reviews
"fun dives"
in 17 reviews
"open water"
in 16 reviews
"great instructor"
in 11 reviews
"local community"
in 7 reviews
"rice"
in 9 reviews
"private bathroom"
in 3 reviews
"food was great"
in 7 reviews
"sea life"
in 7 reviews
"awesome experience"
in 3 reviews
"tea and coffee"
in 3 reviews
"seafood"
in 6 reviews
"two days"
in 9 reviews
"dive sites"
in 13 reviews
"rescue diver"
in 6 reviews
"diving experience"
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Hey, I booked a 3d2n package with BigJohn. This includes transport from and to Semporna. Also I had 3 dives per day and on the second day I was at Sipidan (the other two days at mabul island). So in total I did 5 AOW...More

1  Thank WLong L
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Reviewed 19 March 2018

Where to start? We had many great experiences with Big John Scuba! We hadn´t booked anything before arriving to Mabul Island, so we went around the whole island checking out different places such as Scuba Junkies, Villabong, Paradise Lodge, etc.. we weren´t sold on any...More

1  Thank Salomé T
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Reviewed 27 January 2018

I would highly recommend these guys if you are looking to dive in the Semporna area. I started communicating with Tina and Mark months before our arrival via email - they were very professional, and so helpful in booking our dives, accommodations, transport and most...More

1  Thank clinesmiths
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Reviewed 1 January 2018 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

3  Thank Carolina M
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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

1  Thank Jan H
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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
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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
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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
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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!

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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

4  Thank Tyler_deallio
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