Water activity

Kota Kinabalu: 2-Person PADI Open Water Diver Course

Activity provider: Borneo Dream
Water activity

Kota Kinabalu: 2-Person PADI Open Water Diver Course

Activity provider: Borneo Dream

From US$ 664.57 per group up to 1

Become a PADI-certified open water diver with this three-day course in Kota Kinabalu. Learn from experienced instructors at a local marine park. Get lunch on diving days.

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Duration 3 days
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Malay, English


  • Get PADI Open Water Diver certified, so you can explore the underwater world
  • Swim with the marine life in Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park
  • Have lunch provided on dive days
Full description

Pick up a new skill on your holiday with this PADI Open Water Diver course in Kota Kinabalu. Discover the joy of exploring the underwater world at a marine park that is teeming with life.

Get certified with the most popular dive course in the world, the PADI Open Water Diver course. Take a pre-study session followed by three days of going out on a boat to the lovely tropical waters of Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park.

Complete five water skill sessions, 4 open water dives, a swim test, and a float test. Finish the course, and get the ability to dive to 18 meters anywhere in the world. Have a nice replenishing lunch on diving days.

During your open water dives, spot marine life like clown fish, parrot fish, lion fish, puffer fish, Barracuda, blue spotted rays, and Hawksbill Turtles.

  • Lunches on diving days
  • Drinking water
  • Return boat transfers from Jesselton Point Jetty
  • Jetty Fees
  • Sabah Parks Conservation Fees
  • Diving equipment
  • PADI Materials and final certification
  • 1:4 student to instructor ratio
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Travel Insurance for unforeseen circumstances/force majeure.
Not suitable for
  • Non-swimmers
  • People with respiratory issues
  • People with high blood pressure

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Meeting point

Please meet at 8:45 am under the archway at Jesselton Point Jetty in central Kota Kinabalu.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Swimwear
  • Towel

Not allowed

  • Alcohol and drugs
  • Nudity

Know before you go

  • Please provide your full details including height (in meters), weight (in kilograms) and shoe sizes (European shoe size)
  • This is a 3-day course with a half-day that can be completed in the classroom or as a self-study module
  • Please be fit and healthy and able to swim in water too deep to stand up in
  • Please arrive each morning with your swimwear below your clothes

Product ID: 407768