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Big John Scuba

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Semporna 91308, Malaysia
+60 89-785 399
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Fun Diving

Big John Scuba's dive crew is professional and friendly. Had a blast spending three days diving... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Taichung, Taiwan
via mobile
Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde

TL:DR – Big John is only friendly if you’re bringing in a BIG group and pay up WAY IN... read more

Reviewed 18 August 2017
Klang, Malaysia
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  • Excellent84%
  • Very good11%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“mabul island” (37 reviews)
“dive master” (34 reviews)
“fun dives” (16 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Semporna 91308, Malaysia
+60 89-785 399
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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

Thank jaeopoli
Reviewed 18 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

1  Thank epep888
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Had a great experience in Big John Scuba in Mabul. My package was 3 days 2 night, fun dives everyday and the last in Sipadan. 1- Price: I will say its reasonably priced compare to other agencies. Pick up from the airport, fun dives, accommodation...More

1  Thank Fadi_1990
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

Me and my partner went on a snorkelling tour to mabul island with Big John Scuba. The trip was fantastic I could not fault anything or anyone of the team members on board on the boat and the island resort. We started off with a...More

Thank Joshua H
Reviewed 30 June 2017

(Super long review alert. Proceed at your own risk. Haha.) When my best friend and I decided we wanted to go snorkelling in Sabah, we were admittedly more than a little apprehensive about what to expect. Looking back, we seriously count our blessings for having...More

2  Thank pearly0207
Reviewed 8 June 2017

Tina, Mark and all staff here are great people. We did our OW here, had very good experience with Big John Scuba. Special thanks to our lovely instructor, Tina. She is very good and patient explaining everything until you fully understand. We will come back...More

1  Thank Michichi Z
Reviewed 4 June 2017

Awesome floating huts,very cosy and comfortable. All the staff was very kind and helpful. Good quality diving equipment. Special thanks to Mark, the instructor, who is very professional and has wide knowledge. Totally recomended!

Thank Joan L
Reviewed 16 May 2017

I received my Advanced Open Water (AOW) certification with Big John and can't say enough positive things about the experience. Starting from the breezy initial booking, the folks at Big John folks were an absolute pleasure. Payment was smooth and correspondence was quick and thoughtful....More

1  Thank Daryl W
Reviewed 24 April 2017

After several pleasant exchanges of emails with Mark, it was confirmed that i'll make my booking and pay to do my diving. As soon as i arrived, it was very different from the amicable emails we had exchange previously. Instead, Big john wasn't the happy...More

4  Thank theogreat0192
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Scuba was always a fascination without experience for me. I was watching it on films, documentaries and imagined it over and over again. Luckily that stage is over and now I am sold and completely convinced. I enjoyed the nature, the serenity of a small...More

1  Thank Andras P
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