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Blue Marlin Dive Gili Trawangan

#2 of 40 Tours in Gili Trawangan Features Animals
West Nusa Tenggara 83352, Indonesia
+62 370 6132424
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Open Water Course with Tomas <3

My fiancée and I made the three day open water course at Blue Marlin. Before our arrival we were... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Jana E
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Awesome instructor

I did my Open Water Course with these guys and they are amazing. Everything from the crew, the... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Jesperttt
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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 2 days ago via mobile

My fiancée and I made the three day open water course at Blue Marlin. Before our arrival we were exchanging emails with Nicole (she always answered in no time) and because we payed a deposit we even got a free fun dive! Our instructor was...More

Thank Jana E
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I did my Open Water Course with these guys and they are amazing. Everything from the crew, the equipment and the course is professional. My instructor was Nikki and she was awesome. I'm a teacher myself and I'm usually dissatisfied with the level of the...More

Thank Jesperttt
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Good conveniently located dive shop. Pretty efficiently run. I rent all of my equipment and every day mine was in great condition. The restaurant and bar are also really great. It's the place to be on a Monday night!

Thank Rochelle D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I came here with my boyfriend to complete the PADI Open Water Course. I had already done the Scuba Diver course while my boyfriend had only ever done TryDives. We asked if it would be possible to do part of the learning experience together and...More

Thank Alex R
BlueMarlinDive, nicole at Blue Marlin Dive Gili Trawangan, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for your review Alex! We are thrilled that you had a fantastic time here with us and that you guys got to do your courses together. The oceans await! We hope that you can come back and dive with us again some day.

Reviewed 1 week ago

We decided to test diving and first tried the introduction course (1 day --> 1/2 day in pool and then a first dive) Already the introduction was really good. In a small group we did some exercises in the pool and then went to a...More

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

Hi Guys. Thank you so much for taking the time to review us. We are so happy that you had a great first time diving experience with us. Bruno is one of our most experienced and valued instructors and I am pleased he made your...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

I did my Open water sea dive course (Online) from Blue Marlin Dive Gili T. It is located just 100mtrs from the Fast boat drop point. Firstly, Blue Marlin is very quick with email response. Thanks to Nicole Bonner for smoothly carrying out the booking...More

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

Hello Ameya, Thank you so much for your lovely review. We are thrilled that you had a good experience with us and would love to see you again some time. Happy Diving!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was supposed to stay at this hotel but they emailed me to let me know building work was going on next door which I really appreciated so decide to stay else where on this occasion but I popped by for lunch one day and the...More

Thank Andrew F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had such a great time doing our open water course here at Blue Marlin with Jacob. Very experienced guy with lots of patience which was needed for our group :) Feel very well educated about diving and feel safe underwater after the course. The...More

Thank 634chrisi
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Blue marlin is life changing for me. Being afraid of going underwater, I've never imagined that one day I would want to do scuba diving. But there we go, was planning trip to Lombok and I've made decision to conquer my fear and get my...More

Thank CheBen6
BlueMarlinDive, bookings at Blue Marlin Dive Gili Trawangan, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for your wonderful feedback. We are so pleased that you overcame your fears and had a great experience with us here at Blue Marlin. We hope you have a great time scuba diving around the world and look forward to seeing...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I did my PADI Open Water Diver with basically in a one person class with two amazing diving instructors, Bruno and Alex. Both were extremely professional, helpful, accessible and fun to work with. As a beginner, I was worried about safety and what how I'd...More

Thank beijing_jo
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Marie A
Is it possible to do snorkling as well ? If not what club do you recommend ? the ones we saw in the street seemed dodgy
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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Judith W
Hey does anyone know how much a dive is if you have yr AOW already?
11 April 2017|
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Response from icklenicbonner |
The dives are 490,000 IDR each plus a one off donation to the Gili Eco Trust of 50,000 IDR. 10% discount for 5 dives or more. The Gili islands Dive Assosiation means that the prices are fixed all over the island meaning that... More
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Judith W
Hey does anyone know how much a dive is if you have yr AOW already?
11 April 2017|
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Response from BlueMarlinDive | Property representative |
The dives are 490,000 IDR each plus a one off donation to the Gili Eco Trust of 50,000 IDR. 10% discount for 5 dives or more. The Gili islands Dive Assosiation means that the prices are fixed all over the island meaning that... More
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