Sports:
Scuba Diving Snorkeling

INFORMATION

Borneo Dream is an authorised PADI 5 Star Dive Resort also offering a range of Technical Diving through TDI based in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Borneo. We aim to be the Premier Dive Operator in Kota Kinabalu.

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We offer the best range of diving trips and scuba diving courses along the west coast of Sabah. Our main aim is to cater for all levels of diving experience and knowledge – from non divers all the way through to technical divers. Whether you are traveling with your partner, family, a group of friends or on your own we will have the perfect scuba diving or snorkeling experience for you!!!


Day Trip – PADI Discover Snorkeling Experience, Kota Kinabalu
/ Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia, Sabah

Min pax. per trip 2

Description

Fancy some snorkeling adventure during your holiday? Then join a PADI Discover Snorkeling Experience and explore the tropical waters of nearby Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park. You will join guided snorkeling tours with a PADI Instructor – from the beach or from our boat (depending on sea state and swimming ability). This is a wonderful trip for non-divers wanting a day out to the local marine park located some 20 minutes boat ride from the city.

Itinerary

8:50am: Meet the Team at the Red Public Telephone Booth at Jesselton Point Jetty. Once collected, you will be transferred to the morning snorkeling site. Our Dive Crew will provide you with a boat safety briefing and overview of the planned itinerary for the day.

9:30am: Your snorkeling adventure starts! First of all you will have a short briefing. Once you are ready, the wet stuff begins with you will start your morning snorkel tour.

*You can choose to have an optional snorkeling or skin diving skill session.

12.00pm: Head back to the boat and go for lunch at a café on a nearby island.

1.30pm: Return to the boat. You will join your second snorkel tour along a shallow coral reef.

3.00pm – 3:30pm: Estimated return time to Jesselton Point Jetty.

What to bring

Swim wear, sun block, sunglasses, dry clothes, towel. Underwater cameras available for rent.

Included

Return boat transfers, free use of rental snorkel gear, snorkeling activities, guiding by a PADI Instructor, small groups per Instructor, lunch, refreshments on boat, Jesselton Point Jetty fee.

Excluded

Underwater cameras available for rental (37$ per camera with housing, per trip).

Trip Pre-Requisites

There are no pre-requisites for the snorkeling day trip. However, for you to get the most from this experience you should have basic swimming skills and be comfortable in the sea in water too deep to stand up in. Any participant under 18 years is supervised by a parent or guardian at all times.

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Day Trip – PADI Discover Scuba Diving Experience (2 Dives), Kota Kinabalu
/ Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia, Sabah

Min pax. per trip 2

Description

Fancy some underwater adventure during your holiday to Kota Kinabalu, Sabah? Then join a PADI Discover Scuba Diving Experience and see some of the wonderful below water scenery that Sabah has to offer. The PADI Discover Scuba Diving Experience is a try dive for non-divers. Go scuba diving and see some amazing marine life during your two dives around islands in Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park.

Itinerary

8:50am: Meet the Team at the ‘Red British Phone Boxes’ at Jesselton Point Jetty. Once collected, you will be transferred to the morning dive site. Our Dive Crew will provide you with a boat safety briefing and overview of the planned itinerary for the day.

9.30am – 10:00am: Your diving adventure starts! First of all you will have a short education session. Once completed, you will be provided with an overview of your dive gear. Once you are ready, the wet stuff begins with your confined skill session from the beach. You will then enjoy your first dive of the day from the beach (to maximum 12m).

12.00pm: Head back to the boat and go for lunch at a café on a nearby island. 1.30pm: Return to the dive boat. Your PADI Instructor will provide a briefing for your second ocean dive. Get your dive gear ready and go diving along a shallow coral reef.

2:30pm: After your afternoon dive you will head back to Jesselton Point Jetty. You will arrive back around 3:00pm – 3:30pm.

What to bring

Swim wear, sun block, sunglasses, dry clothes, towel. Underwater cameras available for rent.

Included

Return boat transfers, free use of our rental dive gear, guiding by experienced PADI Instructors, small groups per Dive Guide, lunch, refreshments on our boat, Jesselton Point Jetty fee.

Excluded

Sabah Parks Diving Permits (13$ for non-Malaysians, 5$ for Malaysians).

Trip Pre-Requisites

You need to be 10 years or older, comfortable in the sea in water to deep to stand up in, able to swim and be in good health to go scuba diving. Please note that you also need to have minimum 18 hours free after diving before flying on a plane.

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Scuba Diving PADI Advanced Open Water Diver Course (2 days), Kota Kinabalu
/ Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia, Sabah

Min pax. per trip 2

Description

Are you a PADI Open Water Diver wanting to progress your continued diver education in the tropical waters near Kota Kinabalu, Sabah? Then choose the PADI Advanced Open Water (AOW) Diver course and become a PADI AOW Diver with Borneo Dream. An exciting, highly personalized and fun way to improve your scuba diving knowledge and skills!

Itinerary

Day 1 - 2: You will follow a similar itinerary for the 2 days of your course during which you will complete the 5 PADI specialty dives.

8:50am: Meet the Team at the ‘Red British Phone Boxes’ at Jesselton Point Jetty. You will be escorted to the boat.

9:00am: Our boat departs the Jetty and you will be transferred to the morning dive site. Your Instructor will provide a briefing for the morning session. You will set up your own dive gear and go diving!

12.00pm: Head back to the boat and break for lunch at a local café on a nearby island.

1.30pm: Return to our dive boat. Your PADI Instructor will provide a briefing for your afternoon course dive. Get your dive gear ready and go diving along the coral reef.

2:30pm: After your afternoon dive you will remove your dive gear and rinse it in fresh water. You will then head back to Jesselton Point Jetty. You will arrive back around 3:00pm – 3:30pm.

What to bring

Swim wear, sun block, sunglasses, dry clothes, towel. Underwater cameras available for rent.

Included

Boat transfers, use of our dive gear, diving activities, lunch, PADI manual & certification, Jesselton Point Jetty fee.

Excluded

Sabah Parks Diving Permits (13$ for non-Malaysians, 5$ for Malaysians).

Trip Pre-Requisites

15 years or older, be in good health to go scuba diving, a certified PADI Open Water Diver (or equivalent). You need to have minimum 18 hours free after diving before flying on a plane.

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$ 218
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Scuba Diving Full PADI Open Water Diver Course (3.5 days), Kota Kinabalu
/ Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia, Sabah

Min pax. per trip 2

Description

Fancy learning to dive in the tropical waters near Kota Kinabalu? Then choose the PADI Open Water Diver Course. This is a 3.5 day course and, upon successful completion, certifies you to dive to 18m with a Buddy. The course takes place in sheltered bays and along pretty coral reefs in Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park, home to wide variety of beautiful, tropical marine life.

Itinerary

Day 1: Come by the office from 9:30am – 2:00pm to complete your pre-study session. The office is located at G27, Wisma Sabah in central Kota Kinabalu. Days 2 – 4: You will follow a similar itinerary for the 3 days of your course during which you will complete the 5 confined skills sessions, 4 open water dives, swim and float test.

8:50am: Meet the Team at the ‘Red British Phone Boxes’ at Jesselton Point Jetty. Once collected, you will be transferred to the morning dive site. Your Instructor will provide a briefing for the morning session. You will set up your own dive gear and go diving!

12.00pm: Head back to the boat and break for lunch at a local café on a nearby island.

1.30pm: Return to our dive boat. Your PADI Instructor will provide a briefing for your afternoon course dive. Get your dive gear ready and go diving along a shallow coral reef.

2:30pm: After your afternoon dive you will remove your dive gear and rinse it in fresh water. You will then head back to Jesselton Point Jetty. You will arrive back around 3:00pm – 3:30pm.

What to bring

Swim wear, sun block, sunglasses, dry clothes, towel. Underwater cameras available for rent.

Included

Boat transfers, use of our dive gear, diving activities, lunch, PADI manual & certification, Jesselton Point Jetty fee.

Excluded

Sabah Parks Diving Permits (13$ for non-Malaysians, 5$ for Malaysians).

Trip Pre-Requisites

10 years or older, comfortable in the sea, have good swimming skills and be in good health to go scuba diving. You need to have minimum 18 hours free after diving before flying on a plane.

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$ 292
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Scuba Diving Day Trip – Diving in Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park (2 Dives), Kota Kinabalu
/ Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia, Sabah

Min pax. per trip 2

Description

If you’re a certified diver looking for some chilled out leisure diving then the scuba diving day trip to Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park is a great choice. Enjoy diving in warm waters along a range of pretty coral reefs (with depth ranging from 5m – 25m). We visit ~ 25 coral reef dive sites within the Marine Park itself. Sabah is located within The Coral Triangle which means you will come across a wide range of marine life during your dives – from the smallest critters, a range of colorful coral reef fish species through to Green and Hawksbill Turtles.

Itinerary

8:50am: Meet the Team at the ‘Red British Phone Boxes’ at Jesselton Point Jetty. Once collected, you will be transferred to the morning dive site. Our Dive Crew will provide you with a boat safety briefing and overview of the planned itinerary for the day.

9.30am – 10:00am: Our PADI Instructor will then provide a full dive briefing for your first dive. Yourself and your dive buddy will do your buddy checks before starting your first dive of the day. Enjoy a nice, long relaxing dive (dive length is maximum 60 minutes, or minimum 50 bar).

12.00pm: Head back to the boat and go for lunch at a café on a nearby island.

1.30pm: Return to the dive boat. Your Dive Guide will provide a briefing for your second dive. Get your dive gear ready and go diving along a shallow coral reef. The diving adventure continues!

2:30pm: After you afternoon dive you will head back to Jesselton Point Jetty. You will arrive back typically 3:00pm – 3:30pm.

What to bring

Diver certification card, log book, swim wear, sun block, sunglasses, change of clothes, towel.

Included

Return boat transfers, free use of our rental dive gear, guiding by experienced PADI Instructors, small groups per Dive Guide, lunch, refreshments on our boat, Jesselton Point Jetty fee.

Excluded

Sabah Parks Diving Permits (13$ for non-Malaysians, 5$ for Malaysians).

Trip Pre-Requisites

You need to be a certified diver to join this trip (we will need to see your diver certification card).

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Scuba Diving Day Trip – Diving in Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park (3 Dives), Kota Kinabalu
/ Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia, Sabah

Min pax. per trip 2

Description

If you’re a certified diver looking for some chilled out leisure diving then the scuba diving day trip to Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park is a great choice. Enjoy diving in warm waters along a range of pretty coral reefs (with depth ranging from 5m – 25m). We visit ~ 25 coral reef dive sites within the Marine Park itself. Sabah is located within The Coral Triangle which means you will come across a wide range of marine life during your dives – from the smallest critters, a range of colorful coral reef fish species through to Green and Hawksbill Turtles.

Itinerary

8:50am: Meet the Team at the ‘Red British Phone Boxes’ at Jesselton Point Jetty. Once collected, you will be transferred to the morning dive site. Our Dive Crew will provide you with a boat safety briefing and overview of the planned itinerary for the day.

9.30am – 10:00am: Our PADI Instructor will then provide a full dive briefing for your first dive. Yourself and your dive buddy will do your buddy checks before starting your first dive of the day. Enjoy a nice, long relaxing dive (dive length is maximum 60 minutes, or minimum 50 bar).

12.00pm: Head back to the boat and go for lunch at a café on a nearby island.

1.30pm: Return to the dive boat. Your Dive Guide will provide a briefing for your second dive. Get your dive gear ready and go diving along a shallow coral reef. The diving adventure continues!

2:30pm: After you afternoon dive you will head back to Jesselton Point Jetty. You will arrive back typically 3:00pm – 3:30pm.

*If you are doing a 3 dive trip, your second dive of the day will be before lunch (with a minimum 1 hour surface interval between dives). This will mean your lunch will be at ~1pm and you will be back at Jesselton Point Jetty at approx. 4:00pm - 4:30pm

What to bring

Diver certification card, log book, swim wear, sun block, sunglasses, change of clothes, towel.

Included

Return boat transfers, free use of our rental dive gear, guiding by experienced PADI Instructors, small groups per Dive Guide, lunch, refreshments on our boat, Jesselton Point Jetty fee.

Excluded

Sabah Parks Diving Permits (13$ for non-Malaysians, 5$ for Malaysians).

Trip Pre-Requisites

You need to be a certified diver to join this trip (we will need to see your diver certification card).

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