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Blue Marlin Dive Gili Trawangan

#5 of 44 Tours in Gili Trawangan Features Animals
West Nusa Tenggara 83352, Indonesia
+62 370 6132424
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Love this place and will be back!

I was thrilled to stay at the hotel and use the dive school on my recent stay and would recommend... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Kristy L
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A nice place to relax enjoy the beach, but the taste of the food is not too tasty and the service... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Julietta T
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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 yesterday

I was thrilled to stay at the hotel and use the dive school on my recent stay and would recommend it to anyone and everyone! The staff at the hotel were so kind, friendly and helpful! especially Nat and Lalu - such great people! The...More

Thank Kristy L
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A nice place to relax enjoy the beach, but the taste of the food is not too tasty and the service is not friendly

Thank Julietta T
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I did a course to get my PADI with my friends at blue marlin. We are all really happy with our experience. We had a really good and experienced instructor called Mike. He made the whole course fun and made going diving really comfortable by...More

Thank Wouter S
BlueMarlinDive, bookings at Blue Marlin Dive Gili Trawangan, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hey Wouter! Thanks for your review! Also, congratulations on completing your Open Water Course with us. You are now officially a member of the Blue Marlin Family :) Mike is one of our most experienced instructors and we are happy that you had a great...More

Reviewed 3 days ago

Nice people, nice divemasters, always happy and so professionals, with a lot of experience and in different nacionalities and languages. Nice crew, and better material, The local are nice and the acknowledge about the spots high. High recommend this people!!More

Thank Erwan-Grey
BlueMarlinDive, bookings at Blue Marlin Dive Gili Trawangan, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

What a great review! Thanks for taking the time to write a few words about your time with us. We really appreciate it :) We try very hard to create a family atmosphere here at Blue Marlin and we are pleased you had a great...More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Nice hotel reasonable price clear room. And the best is rooms all have private Garden inside of the room. Diving master was Friendy and helpful... Sam

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A dive school you wished would set the standard for many others. They really take the sports seriously and, at the same time, make it as fun as diving can be. The amount of turtles you meet under water does help. Thanks to Ade who...More

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BlueMarlinDive, bookings at Blue Marlin Dive Gili Trawangan, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Many thanks for this lovely review! We aim to please and try to make sure that all of our guests have a wonderful time both above and below the water! Hopefully we will see you again one day for some more diving.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My girlfriend and I have just completed our Advanced open water course with blue marlin dive. From the initial booking email with Nikole, to meeting our dive instructor Australian Mike, the entire team we're super friendly, polite and very professional. Mike was a brilliant instructor...More

Thank Danfield18
BlueMarlinDive, bookings at Blue Marlin Dive Gili Trawangan, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Guys! Thanks so much for this great review! We are very happy that from the first point of contact via email right through to you guys completing your advanced course was a great experience here with us at Blue Marlin. it was a pleasure...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

It's a dive centre with accommodation, restaurant and bar but I focus only on its dive centre and accommodation (with breakfast). It's located like 2 mins walk from the jetty and food market area. Convenient stores, tour agents and other restaurants are all nearby. You...More

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

Thank you very much for taking the time to write a review of your time here at Blue Marlin. The construction next door is beyond our control and we are trying our best to notify all our guests beforehand so they have the chance to...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I did 2 fun dives 11.08.2017 with Blue Marlin in Gili T. First dive was a nice one, however on the second dive the dive master was guiding group of 6 fun divers. Diving in the group of 6 + divemaster was not very pleasent...More

Thank Izidor D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I did not stay here, but did my open water course here! My instructors were Gavin and Mark, who were excellent! I had 9/10 meals at Blue Marlin, the food and the service was amazing. I highly recommend this place.More

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

Hello Riddhima, Thank you very much for your kind review. We are very happy that you had great time learning to dive with us and that you enjoyed the service and food at our restaurant. We hope you have lots of fun blowing bubbles all...More

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Sarra L
10 August 2017|
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Response from BlueMarlinDive | Property representative |
Hi Sarra, I have just sent you an email with the info you were looking for.
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Debasmita B
17 July 2017|
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Response from BlueMarlinDive | Property representative |
Hi, We have lockers available at the dive shop for your valuables. Regards
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Marie A
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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