Diving Courses

Blue Marlin Air is the perfect place to begin your diving adventure or gain your next level of certification. Our experienced instructors and small groups are sure to make your course an incredible experience.


Always dreamt about diving but not sure if it's for you? Our Discover Scuba Diving Course will introduce you to the basics of diving so that you can see for yourself on a "try dive". This experience is not a certification course, but can be credited towards your Open Water Course

  • Duration: 1/2 Day
  • Level: Basic
Your PADI Open Water Course will introduce you to dive equipment, theory, dive skills and the underwater world.

Open Water Course Rp5.500.000,00

The PADI Open Water course is the most popular diving certification programme in the world. In just three days you'll learn about diving theory, practice skills in the pool, explore the Gilis underwater world and earn a lifetime diving certification.

  • Duration: 3 Days
  • Level: Basic
In the PADI Advanced Open Water Course students complete the navigation module with compass work.

Advanced Open Water Course Rp4.500.000,00

The PADI advanced course will help to build your confidence as well as introduce you to new styles of diving. Over 5 different dives, learn about different specialities: wreck diving, deep diving, drift diving, fish identification, night diving, navigation, buoyancy workshops, and more.

  • Duration: 2 Days
  • Level: Certified
Your PADI Open Water Course will introduce you to dive equipment, theory, dive skills and the underwater world.

Rescue Diver Course Rp5.500.000,00

Touted by many as the most challenging yet rewarding, the Rescue Diver Course will teach you how to prevent and manage problems both underwater and on the surface. Gain more confidence in your skills as a diver, knowing that you can help others if needed.

  • Duration: 2-3 Days
  • Level: Advanced
An Enriched Air Nitrox tank is signed off by a diver who has just completed the PADI EaNx course.

Nitrox Enriched Air Course Rp1.700.000,00

The Nitrox Enriched Air course is the most popular speciality issued by PADI. You'll learn why diving with air that has a higher oxygen and lower nitrogen content gives you more bottom time, the considerations you must take into account and gain a certification that allows you to use EaNx.

  • Duration: 1/2 Day
  • Level: Certified
The PADI Divemaster course is four to six weeks of learning how to work in the dive industry and fun.

Divemaster Rp14.000.000,00

If you are looking to learn all you can about diving, the PADI Divemaster course is for you. As a professional certification, this 4-6 week intensive course invites you to see what it's like to work in a dive shop, explore the many facets of diving theory and dive every day!

  • Duration: 4 - 6 Weeks
  • Level: Advanced

Our Convenient Location

Blue Marlin Air is located within easy reach of all the best diving that the Gilis has to offer. Most sites are around 10-20 minutes from our resort, meaning that you spend more time underwater and less time on the boat.

Our Expert Instructors

Our instructors are all certified PADI Open Water Scuba Instructors or Master Scuba Diver Trainers. Hailing from all over the world, we can teach you in English, French, German, Spanish and Dutch.

Well Equipped Boats

Our dive boat is custom designed for diving and your comfort. The outrigger style vessel provides you with everything you need to get you to the dive sites, under the watchful eye of our experienced boat captain.

Our Sailing Area

Located in the Lombok Strait, the Gili islands are beautiful both underwater and above. Between dives, lay back and enjoy the view of turquoise waters, white sand beaches and look out for passing dolphins.

Our Location

Blue Marlin Air is the latest addition to the Blue Marlin family. Our PADI 5* Dive-resort is situated on the sunset-side of Gili Air. We're the baby of the family, having only opened in March 2016, but have the knowledge and experience of 25 years in the Indonesian diving industry.

At Blue Marlin Air, you'll find a small, multi-lingual team of inspired diving professionals. We offer all PADI Scuba diving courses from beginner to divemaster and daily fun diving too! We stand out for our personal approach and family feel and we want to share our passion for diving with you.

The best way to find this out is to come and experience it for yourself. Do you have any questions, concerns, doubts? Contact us anytime. We look forward to hearing meeting you!


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