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Big John Scuba

#2 of 15 things to do in Semporna Features Animals
Semporna 91308, Malaysia
+60 89-785 399
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100% recommend this company for Mabul Island

Me and my partner went on a snorkelling tour to mabul island with Big John Scuba. The trip was... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Joshua H
Carlisle, United Kingdom
via mobile
Way, way beyond expectations!

(Super long review alert. Proceed at your own risk. Haha.) When my best friend and I decided we... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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A small company with a BIG heart.. and passion for customer safety and satisfaction.
  • Excellent83%
  • Very good12%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“mabul island” (37 reviews)
“dive master” (33 reviews)
“open water” (15 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Semporna 91308, Malaysia
+60 89-785 399
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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 3 weeks ago

(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

2  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
Reviewed 5 April 2017

The place is great! Rooms clean with AC. Private toilet and shower. the food was great! Chicken, Fish, vegetables always tasty. BUT!!! The Open water course whas the best....oh noo! Not the best ...Best was the instructor! Mark! I did not meet for long time...More

1  Thank asahkedar
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

The whole trip has been perfectly organized, we spent fews days at big john mabul and we would highly recommend everyone to do so, clean and very confortable room with ac and private bathroom, super safe, food was as nice as it could be there,...More

1  Thank SamyLast
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

I been there for 5 days, I did my OWC and AOW. Mark is very very good teacher, he explain really well and if you don't understnd, he will tey to find another way to explain you. He has good patience, especially I was his...More

1  Thank GiroQC
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