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“mabul island”(49 reviews)
“dive master”(37 reviews)
“fun dives”(19 reviews)
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A small company with a BIG heart.. and passion for customer safety and satisfaction.
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Semporna 91308, Malaysia
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+60 89-785 399
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Reviewed 24 October 2018 via mobile

Me and my husband where there for one week. And it was the best decision. I made my advance diver there with the experienced Instructor Mark. Also the Rest of the Team was awesome. Big than you from our side. We just felt really comfortable...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank anschober
Reviewed 23 October 2018

My friend and I had a great experience completing our Open water PADI certification with Mark and Tina, both of which welcomed us on arrival and took care of us throughout our stay on Mabul Island. They were accommodating, patient and extremely thorough with their...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank Greg R
Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

My partner and I have just successfully competed our PADI Open Water course with Big John and we wouldn't have chosen anywhere else to do it. Our instructor, Tina Fitzy, was thorough, patient and helpful with her colleague, Mark Booth, providing support along the way....More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank cedarcy
Reviewed 20 October 2018

Spent 2 days learning to dive with Tina and Mark, both of which took amazing care of us during our dives and were fantastic hosts. Wish we could have stayed longer!

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank Dana T
Reviewed 16 October 2018 via mobile

We loved our stay at Big John Scuba! Me and my girlfriend stayed for 3 days and 2 nights at Big John’s place. I booked a diving package including my AOW and one day of diving at Sipadan, while my girlfriend booked a snorkeling package....More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Q9786RRtimc
Reviewed 8 October 2018

We came to Big John Scuba to complete our PADI Open Water Diver qualification. Communication was easy and we were made to feel right at home as soon as we arrived. Mark and Tina were brilliant instructors - you can have a laugh with them...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank JoeL4174
AdminMARK, Manager at Big John Scuba, responded to this reviewResponded 8 October 2018

Hi Joe.. Hi Cathy.. Thank you for your kind review. We are glad that you had a great time and a great course with us, and also that we got you to Sipadan. It was an absolute pleasure to teach you both and we hope...More

Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

I just spent 2 days with Big John Scuba on Mabul island. It was fantastic! I did 4 snorkelling trips and 2 discovery dives, my first ever scuba experience. Mark and Tina the 2 divemasters were both amazing and I felt really safe and looked...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Dave J
AdminMARK, Manager at Big John Scuba, responded to this reviewResponded 8 October 2018

Hi Dave, thanks for your review. We are glad to have made your trip a memorable one. Don't forget to send a cheque crossed "payee only" for the £€$ for each fish that you saw 🤣, and that we're very very sure ran into the...More

Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

What a day!! We are travelling with our friends who have there PADI. They did 3 fun dives and we did a discovery dive. This includes 2 snorkel spots, lunch, snacks and a lot of fun. On our first snorkel spot we saw a lot...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank 218nielsd
AdminMARK, Manager at Big John Scuba, responded to this reviewResponded 19 September 2018

Hi Niels and Renee We are glad that you had a great time with us and we made it, if I may quote you "..our best experience ever in our life.." Good luck for your onward travels. Mark/Tina and the rest of the Big John...More

Reviewed 13 September 2018 via mobile

Well organized team, good service. Ratio for guide to customers for snorkeling are just perfect and that makes the amazing snorkeling experience. We were on 2 days 1 night at Mabul Island. Rooms and food are good. Rooms with sunset view and we spotted a...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Sut Wai L
AdminMARK, Manager at Big John Scuba, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2018

Thank you Sut Wai for your kind review. We are glad that you had a great time with us and look forward to your return, maybe next time for your diving experience. Best regards Mark and the rest of the team at BigJohnScuba

Reviewed 3 September 2018

I spent some days at friendly Big John with my friend. It was my second stay there, this time I was ready for my Advanced Open Water sertificate. Mark is a really good and funny instructor - and he helped us finding accomodation before our...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank 926anjah
AdminMARK, Manager at Big John Scuba, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2018

Thank you Anya for your review, we are glad that you and your friend had a nice time with us. We would welcome you back anytime should you wish to come as a fun diver or even to further your training and experience to complete...More

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