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Aquabase Scuba Diving

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Teluk Penyuk Santubong | Damai Central, Kuching 93050, Malaysia
+60 13-835 0857
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Patient instructor, not great visibility (no fault of the dive school!)

Making arrangements via whatsapp was a breeze with Eng, who picked us up from our hotel at Kuching... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
The_HY_Life
via mobile
Great snorkeling near Damai/Kuching

We were on a Borneo family trip with kids aged 11-16-18. The last day before going to the airport... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
jakobgrhode
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Hoejbjerg, Denmark
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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Teluk Penyuk Santubong | Damai Central, Kuching 93050, Malaysia
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"dive master"
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"advanced open water"
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"great snorkeling"
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"boat ride"
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"instructor"
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"wreck"
in 7 reviews
"eng"
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"maru"
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"visibility"
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"buoyancy"
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"gear"
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"tanks"
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"coral"
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"satang"
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"kakori"
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"safety"
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"turtles"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Making arrangements via whatsapp was a breeze with Eng, who picked us up from our hotel at Kuching waterfront promptly to head to the Santubong area (70rm/way). She brought us to a well-known kolo mee place for breakfast and we spent the next few hours...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were on a Borneo family trip with kids aged 11-16-18. The last day before going to the airport we decided to kill time by going on a snorkeling trip with Aquabase. What a great decision! The booking was a bit difficult online, but the...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had a fantastic time learning to dive at Aquabase. Mrs Eng was incredibly welcoming, patient and kind throughout the whole of my 3 day PADI course. She took the time to explain everything carefully and is obviously very knowledgeable and experienced. The coral reefs...More

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Reviewed 15 June 2018

I had not dived before and chose Aquabase to take the PADI course. I found Eng to be a great instructor, she was patient, safety conscious and fun to talk with. I was the only person on the course so got a lot of personal...More

1  Thank daveuk771
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Reviewed 15 May 2018

My daughter and I had a great 2 days of diving and dolphin watching with MS Eng and Dana, her dive master. My daughter did her Advanced open Water and was given plenty of personal attention throughout and enjoyed the experience. Ms Eng has a...More

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Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

MS ENG made us so welcome on the trip. It was a very interesting day.She learned us so much on the tour

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Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

I would highly recommend aquabase and ms Eng to go diving in Kuching. First and foremost, when rating a dive school for me the most important is the divemaster, safety and equipment. Regarding this, ms Eng is running her business very well. She is very...More

2  Thank Kevin D
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Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

Kuching might not be famous for diving, but there actually is a couple of good dive sites. Diving with Aquabase is in my opinion only option for Kuching. Divemaster ms Eng knows the water here as her own pocket and do you want a certificate...More

1  Thank Mslind
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engting, Owner at Aquabase Scuba Diving, responded to this reviewResponded 24 May 2017

Dear Mslind, Thank you for choosing AQUABASE SCUBA DIVING to dive with me when you come to stay in Kuching,Sarawak.We are delighted to hear that you had an enjoyable time at our Dive Centre.Thank you so much for your for your kind support.It was a...More

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Reviewed 22 October 2016

My girlfriend and I stayed four days at Damai Beach Resort so that I could get scuba certified through PADI. I did the E-learning course online prior to arriving in Malaysia, and then Eng (Instructor at Aquabase) took care of the rest (safety dive, open...More

1  Thank Brett D
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Reviewed 19 September 2016

I did diving once in Thailand but with the instructor Eng was really a great day. She started with us from the small details including safety, right positions,Technics, signs, machines care...etc My wife had a fear and wasn't sure if she wanted to try diving...More

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