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Blue Marlin Dive Gili Air

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About Blue Marlin Dive Gili Air
Blue Marlin presents the latest addition to the family - Blue Marlin Air. Our newest PADI 5* dive resort is situated on the sunset side of Gili Air, known for its natural beauty and an effortlessly slow pace of life. Just 15 minutes away from the island’s centre and harbour, our quiet location will make you feel as if you have the island and sunset all to yourself. While we've only just opened in June 2016, we have the knowledge and experience earned by being the original dive centre of the Gilis, now operating for over 25 years. Just as you'll find at our other dive centres, we stand out with our personal approach, quality service and family feel amidst a small, multilingual team of inspired diving professionals. We offer all PADI scuba diving courses, from beginner to Divemaster, daily fun diving and beachside bungalows. Diving: As a PADI 5* Dive Resort, we offer daily fun diving as well scuba courses in multiple languages. We believe in small groups, never exceeding a ratio of 4 divers per guide, in order to reduce underwater crowding and allow for a more personal feel. All of our equipment is excellently maintained Aqualung gear, most of it brand new. Our 80 HP traditional Indonesian outrigger boat, Charlie, provides comfortable rides to and from the dive sites. Dive trips depart from directly in front of the dive shop and most dive sites are about 10-20 minutes from our resort, meaning that you spend more time underwater and less time on the boat. Choose between over 20 different sites, each with its own character. From sloping reefs and walls, bio rocks and wrecks - the Gilis offer plenty of diverse underwater environments. You can easily spot turtles, reef sharks, morays, sting rays, octopus and macro critters. The Location: We are situated on the sunset side of Gili Air, just 15 minutes away from Lombok or 2 hours from Bali via speedboat. Gili Air is known for its natural beauty, turquoise waters and effortlessly slow pace of life. Our island features bicycles and horse carriages in lieu of motorised transportation and you’ll find that foregoing your shoes is the obvious choice. Just 15 minutes away from the island’s centre and harbour, our quiet location will make you feel as if you have the island and sunset all to yourself. The Resort: Our beachside resort offers the perfect place to enjoy your holiday free from crowds. We offer 6 beautifully designed bungalows amidst a lush, tropical garden. Our 16sqm bungalows, just a stone's throw from the private beach, feature a king sized bed and private terrasse overlooking the resort pool. Air conditioning, TV, fresh hot water shower, mini fridge and plenty of storage space are standard in each of the spacious rooms. Our 22m swimming pool is split into different sections to best suit our scuba training needs as well as minimizing noise and distractions for our resort guests.
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West Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My first time travelling so far solo and Blue Marlin couldn't have made me feel more welcome and at home! They remembered me from day one, we had drinks all together in the evening and it was so much of a home atmosphere I loved...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Jennifer H
Reviewed 20 December 2018 via mobile

We had great training, tailored for our needs, step-by-step, amazing dives and lots of fun. Our guide Francois was fantastic. Recommended.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 12 December 2018 via mobile

Walked in & enjoyed the vibe around the shop! Francois & Erica are fantastic. Signed up for discover scuba & continued to do open water. I am so happy to have had Erica as my instructor, her patience & overall personality make me want to...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank michelleadamssa
Reviewed 21 November 2018 via mobile

I went in this dive center without thinking to dive but only for information about the sites around Gili islands because for me it was not compulsory to dive because I dived before in Bali. Because they didn’t have divers for the last dive of...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Flyer133588
Reviewed 10 November 2018 via mobile

I just qualified as an open water diver with blue marlin Gili Air. These guys were the best. They had great instructors - so supportive, qualified and fun. I saw 4 turtles and a giant pufferfish on my first dive. I loved learning with blue...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank laratheexplorer
Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

I have just completed my divemaster with Blue Marlin and have thoroughly enjoyed the 2 months spent diving, learning and hanging with my new family. So much so I have since decided to continue through to my IDC with Blue Marlin! The whole team is...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank CarlaSBris
Reviewed 27 July 2018 via mobile

1st diving experience and could not be better. We had Taylor as a instructor (Girl from California that speaks excellent Spanish since we are from Barcelona, Spain) and she was top level. She explained us everything very well and was awesome during the diving. We...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank ps0le
Reviewed 24 July 2018

Gili Air has multiple diving schools to choose from and in my opinion, Blue Marlin is the best one. As an experienced diver I can say that Blue marlin is one of the better dive schools I've had the pleasure to go diving with. The...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Rik C
Reviewed 18 July 2018 via mobile

Hi there, well as the title describes I only went for an introduction but ended with 42 dives en several specialties. Great place to go and stay. Lovely dedicated people who know what is going on in diving and people. Always trying to meet peoples...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank 492marcusk
Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

Being avid snorkellers my gf and I were keen to take things to the next level. We did a bit of research and it quickly became clear that Blue Marlin would be the best place to do our first dive. Rowan was extremely knowledgable and...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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