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

I have always wanted to achieve my dream of getting qualified and diving Sipadan. Mark Booth, helped me achieve this dream and I can not thank him enough, He is a highly skilled, professional, amazing diver, His knowledge of diving as well as the many...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank HelenW3410
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I have been diving in Thailand and Vietnam, but nothing compares to diving in Malaysia! The aquatic life was booming! I saw a total of 12 giant sea turtles during my three dives. Throughout the day the atmosphere was wonderful, the staff kept asking me...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank ben0around
Reviewed 4 days ago

After extensive research, our family chose to go out diving and snorkeling with Big John Scuba and we couldn't have been more pleased. Guides were with us the entire time in the water and we felt very safe and well cared for. The water was...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank GeraldBP
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Big Scuba John was an awesome experience. Very professional with everything associated with diving, no exceptions. They run a tight scuba operation. We had dive masters Mark, Tina, Roy and Patrick. We quickly related with Mark and Tina. Mark is like a surgeon underwater. If...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank robmK4470GH
AdminMARK, Manager at Big John Scuba, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you Rob and Alley for your review. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay in most parts and happy to hear that you appreciated the personal touch for your guides dives. Sorry that you were disturbed by some of our staff playing their...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Did my OW with Mark and Tina, they are great and knowledgeable instructors that did their best with the teachings to ensure maximum safety for their students. Mabul is a small island, we hang out a few nights in nearby bar for some beers. Generally...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank ENeoh
AdminMARK, Manager at Big John Scuba, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thankyou Neoh for your kind review, we are happy to have helped you reach your Openwater certification as well as your Advanced Openwater and then getting you to Sipadan. It was fun teaching you and great memories have been created with the aid of the...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed 4d/3n here for our AOW course and Sipadan day trip. Mark & Tina are excellet and proffessional instructors. We had an enjoyable time throughout the course. Room is clean and comfortable.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank weichuanliau
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 22 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
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2 October 2018|
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16 September 2018|
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