About Us

Who We Are

Founded in January 2007, with its registered office in Muscat, with the sole purpose of offering diving trips to certified divers. We have earned the reputation of being Muscat’s best local dive centre. In 2014, Gulf Divers LLC entered into a strategic partnership with one the world’s largest dive company Euro Divers. Affiliated to PADI, since then, we have successfully conducted Instructor Examinations and certification course of various levels in addition to our dive trips.

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By Mr. Paul Flandinette

Gulf Divers LLC (Euro Divers Oman): Why should you choose us?

The world’s local dive center, Gulf Divers LLC combines local experience with international standards. With Euro Divers, a pioneer in the diving industry and over 50 years of experience, we follow well-structured safety measures and operational guidelines based on local requirements. As an adventure company, it is our mission to transform your dive trip into an educational, inspiring, and energized adventure of a lifetime. We live by the mantra ‘Diving with Friends’. This is more than just as a slogan. Whenever a diver or student visits Gulf Divers LLC, they are trained to the highest possible standards and educated with superior customer service. Ocean diving is something we love & are passionate about, but we wouldn’t be able to do it without our divers. Our most valuable asset is you, since you help us spread our environmental philosophies to other divers. In order to surpass your expectations for customer service, we strive to keep our dive center, tools, boats, instructors and staff at the cutting edge and at the highest level of professionalism.

Our goal is to provide our guests with a transformative experience rather than just a diving one, one that increases their knowledge and awareness of the undersea world and enables them to make a contribution to it. We do this in a way that is secure, expert, and most importantly, enjoyable! In order to maximize the comfort and convenience of our divers, we are continually investing in our boats, tanks, equipment, and operation to maintain the immaculate standards. We also constantly solicit input from you, our divers, so that we can continue to learn and get better. The instructors employed at Gulf Divers LLC have at least received PADI Master Scuba Diver Trainer certification. To improve the calibre of the courses we provide for divers of all levels, we also have a number of PADI IDC Staff and Master Instructors on staff.

Our fundamental advantage includes the training we offer to students at all levels, the experiences we offer to qualified divers, and the actions we take to safeguard the environment and underwater treasures. Ultimately, the training programme you choose and the instructors who provide it will determine how successful you are. As a diver educated at Gulf Divers LLC, we guarantee that you have an open door to return at any time in the future and our professionalism, safety, and high standards mean you could dive with confidence at any dive centre around the world.

OUR TEAM

Zeena J Noronha

Ms. Zeena J Noronha

Finance & Administration Manager

MBA in Finance with 22 years of diverse industry experience. Zeena, who is originally from India, has lived in Oman for the past 22 years. In charge of overall management, as well as finance, marketing, and administration. Zeena has been a member of our team since January 2014. She speaks English, Hindi, and basic Arabic and can be reached at [email protected]

Karin Straub

Ms. Karin Straub

Operations & Dive Center Manager

License Level – IDC Staff Instructor, 20 plus years of hospitality, underwater & management experience with over 5000 plus dive. Originally from Italy, living in Oman for the past 14 years. Karin manages the day-to-day dive operations beside teaching courses in multiple languages that include English, Italian & German. Her attention to detail quality is noticeably as soon as you walk into the Dive Center. Karin has been part of our Organisation since February 2008. She can be contacted at [email protected]

Mr. AHMED ALI AL SIYABY

Mr. Ahmed Ali Al Siyaby

License Level - Instructor (MSDT)

20 plus years of extensive underwater experience with 2000 plus dives. Oman being Ahmed’s home country he is ever willing to share his extensive knowledge with a warm smile. Ahmed’s Specialities include Deep, Enriched Air, Equipment Specialist, Search & Recovery, Wreck, Peak Performance Buoyancy, Project Aware Coral Reef – Conservation Sp, Emergency Oxygen Provider. Ahmed can teach in Arabic & English language. Ahmed has been part of our Organisation since September 2016

Adam Thomas Roberts Dive Instructor

Mr. Adam Thomas Roberts

Dive Instructor

Adam’s love of diving began in 2015 when he did his open Water course in Borneo, Malaysia, since then he has racked up recreational diving experience in 15 different countries around the world including his home country of England where he discovered Cold Water Diving is not for him, he has worked as an instructor in Honduras, Curaçao prior to joining us. His instructor level specialties include: Nitrox, Deep, Wreck, Side-Mount, Adaptive Techniques, Emergency O2 Provider, Padi Equipment Pro and project AWARE. Adam speaks English and conversational level Spanish.

Mr. Alan Gray

Mr. Alan Gray

License Level - IDC Staff Instructor

Alan is originally from the UK but spent many years working in business in Germany and Austria before finding himself in Oman back in 2012. As time passed, he spent more and more time diving until his hobby became his work. He gained his Open Water Scuba Instructor qualification in the Red Sea in Egypt back in 2018 and his IDC Staff Instructor qualifications a year later. With over 2000 dives under his belt, he has excellent knowledge of all the best dive sites in Oman. He is an Emergency First Response Instructor and can conduct all levels of PADI courses including several specialty courses. He speaks English and German. Alan assists us voluntarily and he enjoys teaching diving, especially children. He loves sharing his in-depth knowledge with them.

Nasser Khamis Amri

Mr. Nasser Khamis Al Amri

Boat Captain with 15 plus years of experience and power boat license holder. Oman being his home country and him being a Dive Master himself, Nasser brings along with him an extensive knowledge about Oman waters & local marine life. His ability to understand the sea conditions always makes you feel safe and his skills with steering ensures a smooth ride. Nasser has been part of our organisation since July 2015 and fluent in Arabic & English.

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Mr. Juma Ali Al Balushi

Juma Ali Al Balushi completed his Dive Master qualification with us in year 2019 and ever since then he is part of our team. Hailing from Oman, with a deep passion for scuba diving, he is happy to guide both beginners & the experienced divers. He speaks Arabic, English, Hindi, Farsi and Swahili.

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PADI

PADI is the world’s leading scuba diver training organization.

With more than 6,500 PADI Dive Centers and Resorts, and more than 135,000 individual PADI Professionals who have issued more than 25 million certifications around the world, you’ll find PADI diver courses and scuba diving services nearly everywhere.

The PADI System of diver education is based on progressive training that introduces skills, safety-related information and local environmental knowledge to student divers in stages. PADI courses are student-centered and provide maximum practice and realistic application.