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Diverse Borneo

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Kota Kinabalu 88000, Malaysia
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US$280.00*
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3-Day PADI Open Water Diver Course in Kota Kinabalu
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US$62.00*
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Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park Snorkeling with Coral Flyer Zipline
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Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park PADI Discover Scuba Diving with Two Reef Dives
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Diverse Borneo is a PADI 5star instructor development center operating in the Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park off Kota Kinabalu. We specialize in scuba diving activities, teach PADI scuba diving courses, snorkeling, nature tours, mountain climbing and specialized personal trips all over Sabah. Whilst underwater we adhere strictly to PADI world global scuba diving standards whilst maintaining a very high level of safety with small group ratio’s and full serviced safety equipment on board the best dive boats with all the dive team trained in CPR and basic first aid to ensure your safety. Diverse Borneo’s dive team provides a wealth of experience with the best trained instructors in the city that delivers the PADI education to a consistent level above the rest. Above water we provide fully serviced vans with guides that offer tours to all of Sabah’s eco-tourism hot spots such as Mt Kinabalu, Poring Hot Springs, Cultural Village, River Cruises, Tip of Borneo and Sepilok amongst many others. Our aim is to provide top quality diving and tours for affordable prices.
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Kota Kinabalu 88000, Malaysia
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"dive master"
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"refresher dive"
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"fun dives"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I got the OW certification and learn a lot about diving here. They are PADI 5 Star diving school and their divers are conscientious . My instructor Yau are friendly and helpful. I hope to back again.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Kota Kinabalu is famous for Kinabalu mountain and Sabah island. That s why after hiking the mountain, I looked for a tour in Sabah to fulfill my trip in Borneo and with my low budget filter searching, Diverse Borneo came to my screen through TripAdvisor....More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I want to be clear about what I'm NOT marking Diverse Borneo down for. There's a lot they have got right. Good organisation at the start of the day. I enjoyed the food included (which wasn't so much DB, but good organisation on their part...More

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hedger9uk, Owner at Diverse Borneo, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Fruchle Greetings from Diverse Borneo and thank you for your review. I am sorry that we did not meet your expectations on your day diving trip with us. The water bottles yes this is a tricky one, however we do ensure that the plastic...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

There is really no better place to get your PADI open water certification than with Luke and his crew at Diverse Borneo. I just finished up the course with my two daughters (12-15). We had an incredible time. Luke and his diver masters are experienced...More

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hedger9uk, Owner at Diverse Borneo, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hey Jason Greetings from Diverse Borneo and thank you for your kind review. I am happy that you had a great time with the dive team and Luke who has only recently joined us bringing a wealth of experience is already becoming a valuable member...More

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Cristina C
15 January 2018|
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Hi Cristina C Thank you for your message. We are not limited to the number of snorkelers for a day trip with us. We have a maximum of 12 snorkelers on one boat so depending on how many there are we would split your group... More
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Agatha A
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Hello Agatha, We have our equipment room there which is generally open during the hours of 8am - 5pm, however it is strongly advised that you visit our sales team at Wisma Sabah building which is a 2 minute walk away as we... More
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