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Learn to Dive with a PADI Open Water Diver Course (3 Days) in Kota Kinabalu - with unbiased reviews

Learn to Dive with a PADI Open Water Diver Course (3 Days) in Kota Kinabalu

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Departure Point
Jesselton Point, 4th Floor, Wisma Perkasa, Jalan Gaya, Pusat Bandar Kota Kinabalu, 88200 Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Full diving equipment
  • Dive Permit and Park Fees
  • Lunch (3) and drinking water
  • Small groups and a fantastic time
  • PADI Materials
  • Anything not specifically mentioned above
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Additional Info
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Not recommended for travellers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travellers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Winn wrote a review Feb. 8
1 contribution
I had a great time learning how to scuba dive with a friend at Borneo Dream. My OWD course dive instructor, Amir, is a friendly and funny guy with many years of experience in diving and teaching scuba diving as well. I had some trouble going through lessons at first because I
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Date of experience: January 2020
Katherine wrote a review Jan. 2020
3 contributions
Nice Instructor Esther. It s greatful grant the advance open water certificate and believing picked the right tour. Even visibility not very good, there are colorful marine‘s life awaiting us to explore. Nice arrangement and funny shipmates make the days full of laugh and fun.
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Date of experience: January 2020
Cindy Yu Shuntzee wrote a review Dec. 2019
18 contributions2 helpful votes
Merry Christmas to the team of Borneo Dream Travel and Tour!!! A sincere thanks to them too!!! You guys are awesome!!! Their response to my email and request were so quick and informative!!! I took a 3 days open water dive with instructor Halid and I met new buddies, Punneth
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Date of experience: December 2019
Kathryn Webb wrote a review Nov. 2019
1 contribution
I did my PADI open water qualification with Borneo Dream. Our instructor Amir was so great. I was nervous to start off with but he was so understanding and went through the skills slowly. By the end my confidence had grown massively. Also hearing about the work they do to remove
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Date of experience: November 2019
Jiaqi wrote a review Oct. 2019
2 contributions
We decided to flew from KL to KK to get our OW course and we were so excited and nervous whether we can learn the basic skills in just a short time. We are lucky to have Halid as our instructor and he is kind and willing to teach as much as he can. Definitely will recommend our
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Date of experience: October 2019
About the operator
By: Borneo Dream Travel & Tours
Providence, Rhode Island
Great, responsible dive shop
Great responsible dive shop. Felt safe diving with them after having taken a years-long break between dives! DM
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Great outfit
Went on the 3 tank dives with Borneo Dream, Esther the divemaster was great, the boat Capt. Zul outstanding. Would
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Muhd N
Amazing package and experience
Took the advanced open water course with them and I have to say it was a smooth and amazing experience that they
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Liam starr
Mr Liam starr
Had a great time this was the first time I had dived in 10 years and was a really good refresher for myself, the
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
PADI Open Water Diver (OWD) Course
I had a great time learning how to scuba dive with a friend at Borneo Dream. My OWD course dive instructor, Amir,
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Oliver P
Great day trip!
Absolutely amazing experience, the guides were very helpful and kind. Really good value for money too, getting
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Simply amazing!
Ive never been scuba diving before and this was the most wonderful way to discover it! Borneo Dream were really
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Great experience!
Had such a great day out with Basir. The day was a great refresher for me and a perfect first experience for my
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Chan Ming Ying
Shah Alam, Malaysia
Scuba Diving
Wonderful experience😍, will back again..Nice diving spot with clear water, we saw stingray and coral...Good and
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Kristin W
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Super fun time! Great guides!
This is one of the best tours I've ever been on and the best snorkeling experience of my life. I was on a boat
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